Tearing in relentlessly, eyes popping, veins bulging, stumps splattering…
Recency bias can often be misleading, but in case of Dale Steyn, there’s no denying the fact that he’s not just a modern-day beast, but rightly belongs in the elite list of all-time greats.
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George Miller has revived his Mad Max punk-western franchise as a bizarre convoy chase action-thriller in the post-apocalyptic desert. There are what seem to be dozens of huge rigs and chunky 18-wheelers driven by large, cross men with long hair and bad teeth, or no hair and no teeth, their rides pimped out with skulls and other badass accessories. Everything looks churned and charred: the heat … Continue reading Movie Review : Mad Max – Fury Road
Feral. Loud. Relentless. As we have seen since forever, they do things differently over here… a place where aggression and enmity are hard-wired into the nation’s cricketing DNA. Of course, England have won in Australia as well, but only four times since 1954. And more often, they have lost horribly there. Teams have fallen apart, careers have been ended and players bombarded from the streets … Continue reading Ashes in Australia : The English Menace
Home sweet home !! These words seem to resonate more than ever when it comes to Test Cricket… It’s a common argument used for Asian teams in particular, but the trend across all regions and teams has never felt this skewed in favor of the host nation. The recent article on BBC about cricket being one of the hardest sport to win away from home , has some fair … Continue reading Overcoming the Odds — The Best Away Test Series Performances