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Freelance sports writer and a sports fanactic. Like to read books relevant to sports and sporting history. Travelling around the globe to cover sports is not only a hobby but should be a profession.

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South Africa struggling to chase totals

South Africa struggling to chase totals

21 Nov 2014

The five-letter word starting with ‘c’ and ending with ‘e’ keeps haunting South Africa during major tournaments. Yup, South Africa can’t chase. While they are one of the favourites heading into the ICC World Cup 2015, the first three games versus Australia have highlighted major deficiencies in their ODI game. In two of the past […]

Who to bat at No. 3?

Who to bat at No. 3?

3 Oct 2014

It should not come as a surprise that Australia face a headache of finding a number 3 in One-Day cricket for the first time for nearly 30 years. Since Ricky Ponting’s debut in 1995, the Tasmanian had batted at 3 on 331 occasions in his 365 innings. Prior to that, Dean Jones had the position […]

Steve Smith wants to bat at number three

Steve Smith wants to bat at number three

23 Sep 2014

Australia batsman Steven Smith is eager to prove himself at the number three position in the upcoming One-Day Internationals to be played against Pakistan next month. Australia’s regular number three batsman, Shane Watson, has been ruled out of the tour due to injury and that gives Smith a chance to impress. Smith, who scored a […]

Is there a way to stop the BCCI’s dominance?

Is there a way to stop the BCCI's dominance?

30 Jun 2014

The BCCI are bullies. Narayanaswami Srinivasan is a crook. The BCCI will sustain their dominance in world cricket as long as the other nations continue put their hands out. T20 franchises will threaten Test cricket and cricket in general will diminish slowly in countries that make up the small seven. Yes, we have all heard […]

Steve Smith’s rise is the real triumph for Australia

Steve Smith's rise is the real triumph for Australia

6 May 2014

The Indian Test tour 14 months ago was tumultuous on and off the field. The 4-0 drubbing signified a drop in Australian cricket standards. The outcry from various corners of the world was that Australian cricket had reached the bottom of the barrel and needed to scrape that same barrel to produce an upcoming Test […]

Spin still a big concern for Australia

Spin still a big concern for Australia

2 Apr 2014

Australia’s failure to qualify for the semi-final of the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh is further indication Australian batsmen struggle against spin. In the past 12 months, Australia has been humiliated in the Test series in India, lost a close-fought ODI on the best batting wickets the world has ever seen and have now come […]

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