Indian Sports Strategy – The Real Agenda

Like the Sri Lanka’s Stratagem against Ricky Ponting’s team in the World Cup Super 8, India Team Selection is also following a hidden agenda. First consider these facts: Is it not a fact that America is way ahead in terms of sports? Is it not a fact that Americans are fanatics about their teams (as …

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Role of Unfair Expectations in violent behavior

Sports and Expectations Trying to understand the role of Unfair expectations and violent behavior (in sports, government, friendship and even marital relationships) through sports. The various players in each area may have new names, but all of these roles are required to flame tensions. Note: This is not a story about the fall of India …

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Demise of Sports Media Reporting as well as Bob Woolmer

It is a very sad situation when (probably) factor’s related to one’s first love (cricket) lead to the person’s death. Bob Woolmer is no more.. This article is not to hail him as a Champion, but to look into the reasons of such incidents. 1. Did Pakistan lose track? Pakistan lost the plot in their …

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Gavaskar-Border-Ponting Cricket Controversy (Spat)

The row between Cricket Batting legends Sunil Gavaskar and Allan Border was a show of pent up anger dating back from the Bedi vs Bob Simpson series in 1979 which India almost won despite unfavourable (read highly biased) umpiring by Australians: 1. Gavaskar – Quoting David Hookes incident: This is perhaps the only incorrect reference/ …

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