Archive for March, 2007

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 : India v Bangladesh – A review

March 18, 2007

Let’s start with the scorecard and the awesome performance of Indian Batsmen.

SC Ganguly 66 178
V Sehwag 2 12
AR Uthappa 9 22
SR Tendulkar 7 40
R Dravid 14 31
Yuvraj Singh 47 60
MS Dhoni 0 5
Harbhajan Singh 0 4
AB Agarkar 0 7
Z Khan not out 15 22
MM Patel 15 17

Fall of wickets 1-6, 2-21, 3-40, 4-72, 5-157, 6-158, 7-159 ,8-159 , 9-159, 10-191

Wow,What a game!Wonderful performance by “Men in Blue”.It appeared as if there was the competition among Indian batsmen in which the winner would be the person with worst performance.I would love to praise our hot favourite V Sehwag.How consistent he is?He proved himself once again.He has shown his skills to the whole world(How to perform bad consistently?and still play for your team(if this would have happened earlier,Ganguly would have definitely taken tips from him to remain in team.).).Indian team should have this thing in mind that they have only 9 wickets in hand(as Sehwag is just for wasting some balls.)

Anyways,let’s come to the toss now.Indian skipper won the toss and chose to bat first, a decision which must have prompted Bangladesh manager to ask ICC to dope test the Indian skipper.Dravid was duly dope tested after the game and one guesses a lot of it must have had to do with his stupid decision.
Then started the downfall of Indian batting.Just have a look at the scorecard(5-157, 9-159).3 ducks (7-159, 8-159, 9-159).3rd highest top scorers were Zaheer and Patel.Only two players could go 20+.That’s why it’s a known fact that we have the best batting line in the whole world.
But,Tamim Iqbal(Bangladeshi batsman,age 17) deserves accolades,the way he played so much confidently against Indian seemers especially Zaheer Khan should be a source of inspiration for our batsmen.I think I should add one more point to my last post(12.) India’ll win the worldcup
Height of optimism).
Well, this was just a start.I extend my best wishes to our team.Hope they’ll play better in the coming games.

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Height of Optimism

March 15, 2007

1.) We have found FC8(Felicity Coordinators 2008).(Shhhhhh!!!! Raaz ko raaz rehne do.Yeh to felicity ke baad hi pata chalega when the host will announce his name on stage.)

2.) I’ll not sleep in the class today.
(http://karanatiiit.wordpress.com/2007/03/13/76/#comments)

3.) ITWS3 grades will be out by the end of this sem. (Hopefully before leaving IIIT.)

4.) Sehwag will be back in form.(Atleast after his retirement,when he’ll play gully cricket with his children.)

5.) She’ll propose me. (Rule of thumb :- Girls never propose.)

6.) Kamal sir will not come to the class today. (how can somebody be so much optimistic?)

7.) The decision of increase in quota in elite educational institutions like IITs and IIMs will be taken back.(Why not? “Ghar ka raaz hai na”!)

8.) I’ll not cheat the assignment this time. (Ohhhh!!)

9.) I’ll not shout in Dr Pudi’s class. (Oh Really!Is it in your hands?)

10.) Me, Alizee and nobody else. (No comments.)

11.) After reading this post, people would like to read my next post. (hehehe)

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Top 10 rock songs , the best rock band

March 8, 2007

Here is a list of the top 10 rock songs according to me

1.) Stairway to heaven (Led Zappelin)……(the ultimate heaven)

2.) Master of Puppets (Metallica rox)

3.) Enter Sandman (Metallica)

4.) Psycho (System of a Down)

5.) Iron man (Black Sabbath)

6.) Blaze of Glory (Bon Jovi)

7.) Lithium (Nirvana)

8.) Nothing Else Matters (Metallica)

9.) Sweet child O’ mine (Guns n Roses)

10.) Fear of the dark. (Iron maiden)

My Favourite rock band:- Metallica.

Metallica roxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.