India and Newzealand cricket schedule announced CC: Vizag, Indore, Kolkata, Mohali, Dharamshala, Kanpur, Ranchi, and Delhi

Vizag is all set to host the final ODI of the series against Kiwis #IndvNZ on Oct 29. Turn up at the stadium and support #TeamIndia @BCCI — Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) June 28, 2016 A tweet from Indian head coach … Continue reading

VVS Laxman made his test debut today 19 years ago. Class was redesigned. CC: Raina, Rohit, Kohli generation.

Santhosh, ScoopLense. And that was another Wednesday morning of November 1996 that got up to a good morning from sensuous cold wave in India. At the rearer part of west coast was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad keenly … Continue reading

Scenic cricket venues set to have a blast in white and white. CC: Visakhapatnam.

Cricket stadiums in Pune, Rajkot, Indore, Visakhapatnam, Ranchi, and Dharamsala have been declared eligible to host visiting teams in the longer version of the game. While Pune is the third venue in Maharashtra to get the iconic test status and … Continue reading

Titans of 1996: MS Dhoni can take cue from October 21, 1996

First of all, I wish all the readers and devotees a very happy Vijaya Dashami (Victory on tenth day) that’s being celebrated to mark Victory of Lord Rama over evil headed Ravanasura and also remember the victory of Goddess Durga … Continue reading

Stardom to be redefined. CC: Raina, Rohit, Kohli generation.

Santhosh, ScoopLense. How are heroes made? Overnight? may be. Work for that night would have taken them years of hard work with grit. Let’s see here also how Kapil Dev changed face of Indian cricket into an attractive marketing success. So, … Continue reading

Quality cricket ahead of Indian future – pitted against Australia in Australia, England in India in 2016-17 for full fledged tours!

Santhosh, ScoopLense. Merged with India’s tour to Australia 2016. No matter what happens with the outcome of the full scale series at home with South Africa the October and November 2015, India is bracing itself for the tours of Australia … Continue reading

Down Memory lane!

Birth anniversary of Deendayal Upadhyaya, on September 25. A special character of sorts, individual from socialism and capitalism, was formally introduced to Indian diaspora in the name of Integral Humanism whose fundamental objective is to carve out niche for indigenous (made … Continue reading

The resurgence of India under John Wright – Beginning scene of fightback at the Natwest Series 2002.

The Natwest series had nothing new to claim, or establish someone as king or soldier. Neither was it meant to categorize elements into radioactive, inert, or alkaline earth. All the elements in the playing arena had already been classified as … Continue reading

First kiss from Haryana hurricane to the Prudential Prize in 1983. CC: Raina, Rohit, Kohli generation.

Santhosh, ScoopLense. Unedited. Imagine yourself or some Virat Kohli generation kid going into the middle with half his side down for a score less than 100 in batsmen friendly cricketing bilateral limited over international (or the ODI?); a calculated first … Continue reading