India vs India ODI; India edge out tourists in a classic to win series

England ended their one day series with India with a narrow seven run defeat to lose the three match series 2-1. In a common theme in the series hosts India were put into bat and unlike the previous two matches were 65-0 after 10 overs, their highest score in the series in the opening powerContinue reading “India vs India ODI; India edge out tourists in a classic to win series”

It was all Whyte on the night

Dillian Whyte produced a classy performance to clinically defeat Russia’s Alexander Povetkin with a fourth round knockout in their Heavyweight clash in Gibraltar. The Jamaican born Whyte, whose sole professional defeat in the heavyweight division was to old foe Anthony Joshua before the defeat to Povetkin, knew a win would only do here. In theContinue reading “It was all Whyte on the night”

India vs England second ODI; brilliant England level series

After being comprehensively beaten in the first game, England’s cricketers impressively levelled the three-game series 1-1 with India by winning by six wickets in Pune. Just like in the first game, it was hosts India who batted first and just like in the first game were able to post an impressive score above 300 (336).Continue reading “India vs England second ODI; brilliant England level series”

Sports and COVID-19

For the past year, it’s dominated our lives and it’s dominated the news headlines too. I am not referring to Brexit, which in amongst itself has been a constant topic on everyone’s lips, I am indeed talking about the Coronavirus (Covid19). What started in December 2019 it’s believed (hence the name) has been a topicContinue reading “Sports and COVID-19”

A match made in heaven

Love, is a very special thing when you are able to feel it in its entirety. Whether it be the appreciation, or the support, love is a magical thing. Premier League giants Manchester City were too in love. They though were yearning for love.  That love and support was what they craved so dearly, inContinue reading “A match made in heaven”

James Anderson, the man who can do it on a cold night in Stoke

In cricketing terms, he should have retired a while ago, he’s arguably outstayed his welcome, but England fast bowler James Anderson is like fine wine, as they say, he gets better with age. There are not many other sportsmen that this could be said about, giving this some thought and I would say Juventus forwardContinue reading “James Anderson, the man who can do it on a cold night in Stoke”

My thoughts on WWE

They say it’s fake, it’s not real, but the risks are real. World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE for short is a sport which despite its longevity still catches the public imagination.  If you ask Elias, WWE stands for! *chants in a passionate tone* “walk with Elias”. The storylines, subplots, daring moves and overall energy hasContinue reading “My thoughts on WWE”

The over 40’s club

With Pakistan being neighbours to them, many won’t be able to resist the comparisons between Pakistan Super League and the Indian Premier League. This year’s PSL tournament is an example that the youngsters won’t be solely dominating the Super League team sheets, several veterans are blessing the PSL. West Indian legend Chris Gayle (Quetta Gladiators),Continue reading “The over 40’s club”

Broad and Anderson the ultimate bromance

Sports like football and cricket, are beautiful sports for several reasons. Games can be decided and won through good teamwork or individual brilliance, yes that knock by Ben Stokes in the Ashes at Headingley comes to mind.  As important as those factors are for winning games, I want to talk about the need to buildContinue reading “Broad and Anderson the ultimate bromance”