1. Valencia and Nani To Play Against Marseille: Boon or Boon?

    When Antonio Valencia was subbed off after sustaining an injury against Rangers earlier this season, Manchester United fans around the world all held their breath hoping for the best...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 3 years ago 644 reads 0 comments

  2. What the Manchester United Fan Thinks of Arsenal

    Oh, Arsenal , Arsenal, Arsenal. From where to where have thou fallen? Just last week, you spoke of an unprecedented quadruple. Today, you lie in shambles and face an uphill task of overtaking those Red Devils in the league...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 3 years ago 599 reads 28 comments

  3. The Gentlemen With No Balls

    No balls. How an innocent little step has such a vast effect is something I fail to understand. First, it was Randiv. Now, its the Pakistanis. The pointless Randiv-Sehwag "battle" was...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 4 years ago 82 reads 3 comments

  4. Cricket: At the Movies With Tendulkar, Lalit Modi, and Galileo

    Watching the India-Bangladesh series was like watching a seriously long action movie whose end was very predictable. It began like a little thriller, where the bad guys outwit the good guys after the good guys make some sneaky comment about them...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 4 years ago 162 reads 1 comments

  5. The Noughty Players : Ten Players of the Decade

    Cricket is such an awesome game. No sport has gained as much popularity as cricket in the last ten years. From being the 'Gentleman's Game' to the game played in the gullies of every country...

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  6. There Are Legends And Then There's Sachin Tendulkar

    The year was 1998 and I must've just gotten out of my nappies. There was a match being broadcast on the television between India and Australia. That match was at Sharjah...

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  7. The India-Australia Saga: Back To the Doug-Outs

    Chapter two Back to the Doug-outs It was around 2:30 PM in Delhi when the Indian fielders came out to take their positions after Ricky Ponting asked Dhoni's men to field first...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 4 years ago 84 reads 1 comments

  8. Who Said Twenty20???

    I'm back to opinion writing, and I'm 'opinioning' about my favourite thing. Anti - T20 (hehehe)! Hey, that rhymes! Cricket has been an amazingly intriguing and complex game. Not on the field but off it...

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  9. The India-Australia Saga: Boom Boom Pow

    Chapter One Boom Boom Pow We all have played cricket. At whatever level. Tennis ball, tape ball, rubber ball, leather ball, and sometimes even the golf ball. Now we all have been whacked on some part of the body while batting...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 339 reads 3 comments

  10. Chairman of the Bored

    I hear you groaning. I hear you saying, "Ah, it's that mad guy again come to argue about how much T20 reeks and how much ODI rules and how much the India Australia series should entertain...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 49 reads 10 comments

  11. Money That Makes the World Go Flat

    The last few days have been pretty entertaining on the sports front. Jenson Button winning the F1 championship, Liverpool "ballooning" their way out of consideration for the Premier ...

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  12. Same Old Previews and The Same Old Giggsy

    Its been a tough week to bear without club football, but finally we're only two days away from action. Lets just take a look into the upcoming match between Bolton and Manchester UNITED! Its been a long time since I've said that...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 204 reads 0 comments

  13. I'm Hungry, Where's The Food?

    The first edition of the Champions League has begun and to be honest, I have absolutely no idea who is playing, what has been happening, who has lost, who has won, etc. etc...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 103 reads 3 comments

  14. The Red View: United "Shock" City

    I had been ranting on this whole week about how City are going out to get DESTROYED at Old Trafford. I dreamt of a 10-0 win with Mark Hughes crying on the pitch in front of Carlos Tevez, who was crying because his resignation form was rejected...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  15. The Deserving and The Undeserving

    India won the final of the Compaq Cup. Really? Is this the best the World number two side can do? You know, while watching the match I had a feeling my building mates could have easily beaten Dhoni's boys...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 367 reads 6 comments

  16. Anderson's Goal(!) and Almunia's Header(!!!)

    It's like I had said: Tottenham didn't have a chance in heck to beat United. But there were some hiccups. I had just settled into my beanbag when I screamed "WHAT THE FOUR LETTER WORD JUST HAPPENED!!"...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 358 reads 2 comments

  17. A Manchester United Perspective of Today's Match: Spurs Fans Beware

    While reading the preview of the United vs Tottenham match in this morning's papers, something kept buzzing in my head. The buzzing sounded a lot like '5-2...5-2...' and I was transported to 25th April 2009...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 525 reads 5 comments

  18. The Magnetic Effect Of Cristiano Ronaldo

    "I am very openly supportive of Manchester United so if anyone feels a bit angry, disappointed or sad if I criticize another team (ahem ahem....harshly), please forgive me. It’s in my blood...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about almost 5 years ago 1,641 reads 9 comments

  19. The End of Australia! The End of Australia?

    The End! Out walked Ben Hilfenhaus, on a seemingly hot day, to join "Mr Cricket" Mike Hussey in the middle. Two of his mates, Peter Siddle and Stuart Clarke, had just been knocked over with two balls by some tall bloke by the name of Steve Harmison...

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  20. West Indies: The Empire Strikes Back?

    Ah, the Caribbean atmosphere! Music, drums, and lots of bad dancing which, because of the enthusiasm, looks great. When was the last time we saw this? Well, I'm glad to say, just about a month back...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 5 years ago 210 reads 5 comments

  21. The Great Indian...oops!! Premier League Is Back!!!

    Aw, man!! The Indian Premier League is'nt Indian anymore!! It has been confirmed by the BCCI that this year's IPL will be held either in England or South Africa...

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  22. Liverpool Won't Win the Premier League This Year

    Okay, last week we saw Liverpool thump United at Old Trafford 4-1. But any honest football fan would say, United were in control. More shots, more possession, more passing. Only problem was, they had more mistakes as well...

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  23. India in New Zealand: Batsmen or Bowlers?

    So after much dilly dallying, India has managed to beat New Zealand at home after 33 years after a comprehensive 10 wicket victory, which had some splendid performances by both batsman and bowler...

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  24. The Thing About Ducks...

    When a batsman gets out for a duck, he/she leaves dejected. When a batsman gets out for a golden duck, he/she leaves depressed. When a batsman gets out for a pair, he/she leaves depressed, dejected and demoralised...

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  25. Rahul Dravid: The Great Wall of India

    Rahul Dravid has experienced all the highs and lows of cricket, just like any other great in the game. The problem is he is facing the lows at the twilight of his glorious career...

    Prthvir Solanki Written by Prthvir Solanki about over 5 years ago 819 reads 21 comments