Writing for Cricinfo, Ramachandra Guha asks of Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri: Why have these two stalwarts of Indian cricket never spoken out about the damage the IPL has done to the country’s Test team? Guha is one of my favorite writers on the subject, and is infinitely more knowledgeable, so I had expected to [...]
The Times has an article that captures the biggest sports stories of 2009 in numbers. Good read. My favorite from the list was: 3: Iron used by Elin Nordegren in the incident with her husband, Tiger Woods
Dimitar Berbatov has been a near-tragic failure since he moved to Manchester United from Spurs in the summer of 2008. The player who came in for over 30 million pounds has only scored four goals in 18 games this season, and apart from the one wondergoal against Sunderland(?), he hasn’t wow-ed me at all. But [...]
With Carlo Ancelotti moving to Chelsea, Kaka to Madrid, Maldini retiring and Pato (and possibly a whole host of others) wanting to move away, and with an old squad that seems older than it really is, AC Milan are verily a football club in crisis.