Author: Lalit Makhijani

IPL – Story So Far

As the penultimate weekend of league stage of Pepsi IPL came to end, the ninth edition of this Summer Blockbuster touched the paramount height of excitement. With the fact that only one week is left before the playoffs and not a single team out of eight is qualified for it, one can measure the unpredictability of this genre of cricket. As the fifth week of this star-studded league wrapped up, we saw new heroes rising, and old forts rumbled down in the pile of dust. Let’s talk about the two names, who became ‘Somebody’ from a ‘Nobody’. Deepak Hooda...

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu – A Rising Star in the Indian Football Horizon

The ultimate success of ISL (Indian Super League) has not only created a platform for young, unnoticed players to share dug-outs with highly experienced players and mentors, but also attracted many eyes from the Big League Football Clubs from the rest of the world on the talented mine of these diamonds. The most recent example of it is Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, a 6’5 foot 23 year old lad from Mohali, then became a national sensation when he was approached to play for a Norway-based Football Club, called Stabaek FC, being the first Indian to play for...

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IPL : What We Got, What We Lost

Summer is round the corner and so is the IPL, which is the new synonym of the season. The 8th edition of Indian Premier League starts from Tuesday, 7th of April 2015, with a scintillating opening ceremony at The Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, followed up by a feisty encounter between last year champs Kolkata night Riders and the ‘powerhouse’ Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. IPL was the brainchild of its former chairman, Lalit Modi, who didn’t only made IPL popular among the masses, but also made it the biggest brand of the 21st century, with its current value estimated around US...

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India’s Differentiated View Towards Sports

With the most predictable and one-sided victory of Indian Cricket Team on the ‘Underdogs’ Bangladesh, the nation saw an overhyped and most obvious response after every victory; Bangladesh Cricket Team is trolled at every Social Media platform, the handle #WeWon’tGiveItBack, revived once again, Rohit Sharma, who was a big flop against every test playing country in the current World Cup resumed his position of Country’s true hero and Tendulkar’s prodigy. Plus, the poor performance of Virat Kohli was blamed on Anushka Sharma, after her home production movie, NH10 released last Friday. The malls are crowded, the electronic stores has...

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