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Why India should not go overboard with strengthening their spin bowling for the Lanka series

Kohli should play only two spinners So, Rama has arrived with his troops in Lanka for yet another shot at conquering the Ravana ruled Lanka. 22 years, it has been, since his army conquered Sri Lanka in a test series… Continue Reading →

Why the 5-bowler strategy is the way to go for India in Test cricket

India should play 5 bowlers in Test cricket on a consistent basis going forward A kingdom that has ambitions of turning itself into an empire has the obligation of pumping oxygen into its offense than splurging the resources to strengthen… Continue Reading →

Why the 5-bowler strategy is the way to go for India in Test cricket

A kingdom that has ambitions of turning itself into an empire has the obligation of pumping oxygen into its offense than splurging the resources to strengthen its defense. Indian cricket, now, is at an important juncture. They have two ways… Continue Reading →

Gilli-Danda: A dying Indian traditional game

India is a home to many cultures, many languages and many religions. India has also been a cradle to many games. Kabaddi, Jalli Kattu, Silambam, Elephant Polo, Gatka, Thoda; the list is as huge as India itself. Being an avid cricket… Continue Reading →

Time for Indian cricket to look beyond MS Dhoni the Test captain

A bowler who stands at 6’ 3’’, a bowler who swings the ball both ways appreciably, a bowler who is good with the older ball, a couple of bowlers who are genuinely quick and a spinner who spins the ball… Continue Reading →

“Come on” cricket, Phillip Hughes wants you to smile

a href=”http://www.thearmchaircritic.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/jo-1418657841.jpg”>   Existence of diversity is imperative for a self-perpetuating ecosystem. That is why a carnivorous animal that predates on living beings is as important as a herbivorous animal. The contrived human intellect and the hypocritical moral values laid… Continue Reading →

9 Issues Sri Lanka need to address before World Cup 2015

The struggle to acclimatize – Slow starters Sri Lanka’s batting has imploded in the first match of every One Day International (ODI) series they have played in 2014, which indicates that their batsmen have initially struggled to adapt to the demands of the conditions…. Continue Reading →

Why ODI series loss against India is a blessing in disguise for Sri Lanka

In Mahabharata, Parasuram cursed Karna that he would forget the execution of his skills at the moment of his greatest need. Looking at Sri Lanka’s ODI performances in India historically, it makes one wonder whether they suffer a similar curse, too, when playing in… Continue Reading →

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