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Standing firm – the tropical hero

April 28, 2012

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A clinical player, with a rather insipid style, blocking bowlers across the world and amassing 10, 000 runs in test cricket, Shivnarine Chanderpaul is not the cricketer any coach would advise his ward to learn from. Lest we forget, this dour warrior, not remembered for aggression, has finished an ODI when the asking rate was […]

The tiger who never crouched

September 23, 2011

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I have not seen the man wield the willow, but have grown up hearing tales about him. As a kid, reading on Indian cricket occupied a good amount of my time. Honestly, less reading and more pictures gazing. The frozen frames giving work to my imagination, wondering about the build-up to the strokes.  Mansoor Ali […]