A flying A.B.Devilliers brings RCB closer to the playoffs. However I still believe in the high likelihood of a Game of Thrones style twist.
It has taken 13 matches for a significant shuffle of the Playing XI. This is my analysis after Week one. Based on the conditions I have set in my index this is the new result. Rahul, Dhawan and Sampson are sitting nicely in the top three. AB De Villiers is precariously standing at four. I… Continue reading Indian Premier League Playing XI Match 13th Match
This post has been a long time coming after my first IPL Playing XI. However going forward this should become more frequent. As a reminder below are the criteria that I use in building my team. The team will have four International players. There will be a minimum of one spinner. The wicketkeeper will be… Continue reading Indian Premier League Playing XI Week 1
I disdain people who mix politics and cricket. People who protest by hurling slippers onto sportspeople should be banned for life from the stadium. I am originally from Bangalore. I was in Bangalore when the Cauvery riots broke out. I am sensitive to the sentiments of all the parties involved. Like it or not there… Continue reading Politics and Cricket is just not cricket
Oh what a circus, oh what a show. That seems to be the only appropriate words to use. CSK has truly brought the league to life. The changes that were made was extremely interesting. Jadhav had to be left out because of his injury. A simple swap could have been made. The changes that were… Continue reading IPL18 Match 5: Chennai Super Kings vs. Kolkata Knight Riders
This is the playing XI based on my index. The parameters I have used are as follows The team will have four International players. There will be a minimum of one spinner. The wicket keeper will be a regular keeper for their team. The captain of the team will be one of the captains of… Continue reading Indian Premier League Playing XI Match 1
The general consensus is that this year's avatar of the Indian Premier League would be the most closely fought so far. All the teams bought players to create a well-balanced side. Big names did not matter. The number of years a person spent in the team, their seniority or even if they were a captain… Continue reading IPL18 Match 1: Mumbai Indians vs. Chennai Super Kings