1. WADA POWs: The Battle Between the Tiger and the Camel

    “Wherever there is autocracy, there are dissenters asking for democratic rights. Where there is capitalism, socialists will rise to oppose it.” – Ramachandra Guha It is a funny world in which we live...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about almost 5 years ago 115 reads 8 comments

  2. Beyond Statistics: From Numerics to Newer Merics

    "Cricket would be a better game if they didn’t publish the averages"—Sir Jack Hobbs In an age where tectonic plates of logic have begun to show signs of unsteady shifts, it is safe to assume that one needn’t be an achiever to covet laure

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 17 comments

  3. Sentimental Scribblings of a Not-So-Modern Cricket Fan

    ‘I started enjoying ODI cricket when I understood first that I wasn’t supposed to enjoy it’ – A Traditional Chauvinist from the T20 era...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about almost 5 years ago 157 reads 24 comments

  4. Of Cricket, Controversies, and Change Management

    After a batsman had had his stumps flattened, Phil Tufnell turned to Christopher Martin-Jenkins and said, “He’s been feng shui’d...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about almost 5 years ago 294 reads 12 comments

  5. Great Expectations: The Fall and Rise of Mr. Cricket

    The novel "Great Expectations," by Charles Dickens, is the story of the rise and fall of the central character, Pip,as a gentleman...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about 5 years ago 161 reads 9 comments

  6. Was 2008-09 the Cricket Youths' Year Out?

    The idea of writing about the rise of young cricketers was there in my mind for quite some time, but I couldn't quite put my pen on paper. After witnessing the two T20Is between Australia and South Africa, I decided to shift gears...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about over 5 years ago 126 reads 13 comments

  7. South Africa's Captain Courageous; Smith's Heroics Sum Up The Series Down Under

    "Tough times never last, tough people do." This surmises the mentality of the South Africans during their tour down under...

    Chandra Jayaramakrishnan Written by Chandra Jayaramakrishnan about over 5 years ago 127 reads 7 comments