Once upon a time a chemical engineer and management graduate, now cricket and motivational speaking my calling!
If this was tennis, score would have been 3-6, 6-0, 6-0, 6-0. England raised their game and won, writes Harsha Bhogle.
What nonsense this “manning up” is! Apart from everything else, it also suggests we are shallower half of world.
India’s fast bowling and slip catching will be tested in the next couple of weeks, writes Harsha Bhogle.
England should have taken a decisive step ahead four times in Lord's Test, writes Harsha Bhogle.
India’s last batsman capable of a bit of seam and swing was Sourav Ganguly, writes Harsha Bhogle.
5 Tests in 41 days. The expression “Test cricket” will truly find its definition in England, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Some teams, very well-led teams, though can turn adversity into opportunity.
There are stars at this World Cup playing at a level far above that of their current teammates.
Spain won the previous edition of the World Cup which was held in South Africa.
It was a challenging year for the IPL. From a cricketing point of view, it grew, writes Harsha Bhogle.
In the MI vs RR game, there was a situation where a wide could have ensured qualification for Royals.
Five years ago I had said that fixing was the primary threat IPL needed to be vigilant against, writes Harsha Bhogle.
The KXIP seamer has had an impressive run in the ongoing IPL tournament with 14 wickets under his belt.
Samson will have to scale up to test cricket rather than adjust to T20 cricket.
They practice a fascinating art, they have been consigned to relative obscurity and they are lighting up IPL7.
Most teams have tended to play their Maxwell equivalents at numbers 6 or 7, they have made 25 from 10-12 balls.
From a purely cricketing point of view the IPL is actually on the right path. For all that you might read in the papers, there is hardly a cricketer in the world who doesn’t want to be part of it.
Yuvraj Singh was a treat to watch when he was going, but have we seen the last of him?
T20 cricket opens up opportunities for teams who would never have been able to compete in test cricket.
You need more clever bowlers who can look at the batsman’s feet and make late adjustments.
So who is going to win it? I don’t know, I am just going to enjoy the cricket, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Nature of Bangladesh’s wickets will play a key role in deciding champions of ICC World Twenty20.
A couple of years ago India had Kohli and Umesh as two bright talents who we thought would go places.
I’m just surprised that Dhoni isn’t tired oftener given number of roles he plays in Indian team, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Losing overseas is now an epidemic and epidemics must call for tough measures, writes Harsha Bhogle.
There wouldn’t be a person in India who wouldn’t want to see Yuvraj Singh at his best again, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Having looked beyond Gautam Gambhir for a year the selectors have told him that all is not lost.
Cricket needs a powerful commercial base, and rigorous money management.
I think New Zealand could be the team to watch in the shorter forms of the game, writes Harsha Bhogle.
I must admit I was very excited by the return of Zaheer Khan,writes Harsha Bhogle.
On big stage,South Africa had collapsed in past and so maybe that fear was upfront.
When key players start accepting the course of a match,teams start hurtling down.
Single-handedly he has changed course of the Ashes and I say that carefully,writes Harsha Bhogle.
Vinod Kambli wanted to live life kingsize,as cigarette ads used to say,writes Harsha Bhogle.
Ishant's selection,Gambhir's non-inclusion are two questionable decisions made by selectors.
I thought of it as I started writing this article in an atmosphere of post-Tendulkar gloom.