As I write this we have just completed our preparation for the ‘Qualifier’ match against Delhi Capitals this evening. A second bite of the cherry courtesy of the top-two place on the league table. Obviously we would have preferred to be sitting in Hyderabad waiting for whoever our opponents would be in the final, but […]
Q – Whereas all of the other teams have been focussed on qualifying for the play-offs, it has looked and felt like CSK were “inevitable qualifiers”. Is that how it felt within the camp? A – No! First of all, you need to be an actuarial scientist to understand just when you have actually qualified. […]
1st May – Chennai Super Kings 179-4, Delhi Capitals 99 all out CSK won by 80 runs So we managed to do it again. To win from a position where, watching from the dugout, you SHOULD be asking ‘how do we get out of this hole?’ We scored just three runs in first three overs […]
It’s hard to know the best way to make money, but charging family and friends for a traditional dinner is bound to raise eyebrows. Bring a bottle or some chocolates, sure, but family is family. It may be a nostalgic way of looking at things but families can be very tetchy. Normal families, Varsity families…cricket […]
“It is difficult to explain what it feels like sitting in the dugout with the scoreboard reading 24-4 chasing 150-odd as we were against the Rajasthan Royals and still believing that you can win the match. That you will win the match. Then the same against KKR at 81-4 chasing 161 against a formidable KKR […]
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