It's Dhoni vs Williamson and Moody vs Fleming.
Batsmen on song often don’t think twice before taking a single in the death overs. In a tight chase that can be quite counterproductive.
Scenes of goons beating up cricket fans in the name of the Cauvery issue will not just go away.
Greatness in any game ends when the next game begins.
And a lesson for lesser mortals.
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The last nail in the coffin has to be Suresh Raina who wasn't willing to play second fiddle to the ODI captain anymore.
In order to reform the BCCI and its money-spinning progeny IPL, the nexus between cricket and politics must end.
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Calling the IPL jinxed because so many of its owners are in trouble is the worst thing we can do to cricket and to ourselves.
Will the judiciary oblige?
Dhoni's team not only seemed old, it appeared bored, and far too rooted in the reality of an impossible chase.