Tag Archives: Melbourne

Ashes 2015 Diary – Day 4: Spotting Cricket Fields and Ryan Harris

During our world trip, we took roughly 25 different flights between and within countries. My favorite past time was to try and spot as many cricket fields as possible from the air, as the flight makes the descent towards the … Continue reading

Posted in Ashes 2015 Diary, Featured | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ICC 360 Interview

Kathleen and I were recently interviewed on the TV program ICC 360 about our trip around the cricketing world. It was filmed outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground before the India v South Africa match. Thanks are to Veeru Murugappan for … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, World Trip | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

MID DAY: From Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Melbourne: The Bangladesh cricket team, it is said, have some of the most talented players in their side. But it seems they lack everything else — application, patience, hardwork and game sense. Talent can take anybody only so far. Cricket’s history … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MID DAY: Feature Interview with Asanka Gurusinha

Melbourne: Sri Lanka survived a major scare against World Cup debutants Afghanistan in a Group A match at Dunedin on Sunday. It was the assured calm of the experienced veteran Mahela Jayawardene and the late order bluster Thissara Perera that got … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MID DAY: From India v South Africa

Melbourne: The waves of sound just kept coming. One after another. One bigger than the one before. It was a wall of sound. That was just when India batted. India’s players celebrate victory over South Africa in the Pool B 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in Cricket World Cup 2015 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Shots for a Lifetime

It’s been 23 years since Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century in the international stage. It feels like only yesterday when a young boy walked off the field in the company of Manoj Prabhakar at Old Trafford having saved a … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A Victorian Win

100 runs. 206 balls faced. 2 not outs. 12 wickets. 17.75 runs per wicket. 1 Man of the Match award. That is the score line for the two Victorians, Peter Siddle and James Pattinson, in the first test between India … Continue reading

Posted in Test Match Cricket | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments