Cricket Fever !!


Its been a really long time since I actually followed a game of cricket. In fact, the other day, I was a little shocked to see a huge banner of World Cup Cricket, reigning the streets of New Jersey, more because I didn’t realise that the World Cup had actually started. Well, hailing from a country where people forget their day-to-day problems to watch a match of cricket, I shouldn’t be telling this !! πŸ™‚ Anyway, with the weather making it not possible for me to step out of my house (looks like I said a bit too early about the irony fading away πŸ™‚ he he), I decided to take a peek at the results of the World Cup so far. And what do I see ? Srilanka beat “Bermuda” and Zimbabwe drew with “Ireland”. When did these countries put together a team !?! That just left me thinking how long it has been since I watched a match or even read about cricket !!

Had a rather lazy day till now, taking full advantage of the “spring” break that Im on right now. Even the sunlight, trying to squeeze its way through my window shades did not have an effect on me, as I slept late into the afternoon, without even bothering to dream !! πŸ™‚ Well the hopes for a sunny day didn’t last long either and soon it started to snow. How much more unpredictable can the weather in Syracuse be !! So here I am with Angela’s Ashes (the book ;-)) and listening to the song of the church bells from Henrik’s Chapel.

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~ by Niranjan Nandakumar on March 16, 2007.

12 Responses to “Cricket Fever !!”

  1. hello! tonite it’s India vs Bangladesh! πŸ™‚

  2. ah !! Somebody with home country support πŸ˜‰

  3. And check the results again :). India LOST to Bangladesh.. Ireland beat Pakistan. Minnows have sprung a couple of (nasty ?) surprises in this World Cup.

  4. Dont call them nasty !! πŸ™‚ Now we see some Irish spirit in the game !! πŸ™‚ Irish Day it was !! They HAD to play well.. And India Bangladesh .. no comments πŸ™‚ Kick Sehwag out !!

  5. @grider : looks like sehwag read ur blog before he went out there for that match !! πŸ˜‰

  6. the ind vs bdesh game rocked.. no prizes for guessing y i sed that πŸ˜‰

    but india kicked bermuda’s butt.. poor bermuda.. it’s their first time playing, no?

    can i say again that i love this theme of urs???!

  7. India played their natural game against B’desh..Hope they wont play the same against Srilanka πŸ™‚

  8. Cricket???? Dude.. don’t forget ur allegiance to football.. πŸ˜‰

  9. niranjan, it’s also been a really long time since u updated!

  10. How did I miss out on this? Anyway, time for another update bro..

    By the way, I am beginning to adore Bangladesh team. They upset SA also..

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  12. Its a very interesting article i think.I am with you brother.Why we are not watching other games even there are many people in india who don’t knew about our national sport hockey.just screw up yhem all buddy.
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