1. Embracing the Obvious

    Since the time of Dr. W.G. Grace, crowds have flocked to see great batsmen entertain the crowd. Often, "Admission three pence; If Dr. W.G. Grace plays, admission six pence," screamed the sign outside the cricket field...

    Goutham Chakravarthi Written by Goutham Chakravarthi about 5 years ago 83 reads 3 comments

  2. Ol' Blighty, where art thou?

    England, history tells us, influenced people world wide by conquering and setting up their colonies. Also it gave the world all its most popular games; football, tennis, cricket, rugby, badminton...

    Goutham Chakravarthi Written by Goutham Chakravarthi about 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  3. Sport: Of Technique, Balance, and Instinct

    Most often, the most common word associated with any sportsman, struggling, or otherwise, is technique. Often the term technique is explained in the most common manner possible, where ...

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  4. Book Review: Out Of The Box - Harsha Bhogle

    This book is promoted as a collection of the best of Harsha Bhogle’s articles for Indian Express. It is more a selection of Harsha Bhogle’s works for the Indian Express in the last 5 years...

    Goutham Chakravarthi Written by Goutham Chakravarthi about 5 years ago 746 reads 9 comments

  5. Book Review: True Colours - Adam Gilchrist

    When I picked up the 627 page book two weeks ago I thought I’d find all answers to my questions on Gilchrist and Australian cricket during his time...

    Goutham Chakravarthi Written by Goutham Chakravarthi about 5 years ago 2,330 reads 2 comments

  6. And Then There Is Usain Bolt

    Every batsman around the world must be thanking his heavens that Usain Bolt gave up fast bowling for sprinting...

    Goutham Chakravarthi Written by Goutham Chakravarthi about 5 years ago 118 reads 4 comments