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Avinash Subramaniam

Avinash Subramaniam

Avinash Subramaniam is a writer. His interests include advertising, scrabble, body building, chess, making money, reading, internet culture, cricket, photography .

Jun 23, 2012

Lee-Hesh: Game, set and mismatch

If Paes and Bhupathi really cared for each other, the country and the bigger picture, they would have stayed as ‘Lee-Hesh’ for much longer and could have ended their careers as one of the greatest doubles teams of all time. #InMyOpinion #Leander Paes #Mahesh Bhupathi #Tennis

Jun 16, 2012

Can Federer conquer the age barrier?

It’s been nine years since any male over the age of thirty has won a ‘Tennis Major’ in the singles category. But can the fading genius of the Swiss Master overcome that barrier? #Andre Agassi #Arthur Ashe #Roger Federer #Tennis #ThisisNext

Jun 11, 2012

India’s one-drop dilemma: sheet anchor or stroke player?

Dravid was not your typical number three batsman. So when India looks for a replacement, do they stick with the same formula? #Ajinkya Rahane #David Boon #Donald Bradman #Rahul Dravid #ThisisNext

Jun 6, 2012

What style of captaincy suits India the most?

There are three methods of captaincy that we will look into here — the Sourav way, the Dhoni way and the Gambhir way. #Captaincy #Cricket #Gautam Gambhir #MS Dhoni #Sourav Ganguly #Sports #TheLongView

May 28, 2012

Shots that we wish Gambhir, Dhoni would play too

The IPL is all about power and the big shots but here are a few shots that seem to have more or less disappeared from the public eye. We wish that they could be revived. #K. S. Ranjitsinhji #Mohammed Azharuddin #Neville Cardus #Sachin Tendulkar #TheLongView

May 24, 2012

Captain’s curse: The unluckiest skippers in world cricket

We all know who the luckiest captain in world cricket is. But today, we have a look at captain's who didn’t have Lady Luck on their side. #Brian Lara #InMyOpinion #Kim Hughes #Ravi Shastri #Tatenda Taibu

May 21, 2012

Tell Dada how much you want him to stay

Maybe that will prompt Sourav to go. After all, there’s a great pleasure in not doing what people want you to do. #IPL 5 #IPL Expert #Pune Warriors #Sourav Ganguly

May 19, 2012

The Ungentleman’s Game

Cricket was never meant to be a stage for war and its attendant crimes. Under no circumstances should it be allowed to become so. #Harbhajan Singh #India national cricket team #IPL 5 #Sourav Ganguly

May 14, 2012

Waiting for Dhoni

Many an expert is of the considered view that Dhoni looks a touch too cool for his own good, like he doesn’t care enough, and, most worryingly, as if he’d rather be someplace else. #Chennai Super Kings #Gautam Gambhir #IPL 5 #Mahendra Singh Dhoni #Virender Sehwag

May 11, 2012

West Indian future: Great at T20, also-rans in Tests

Test cricket is the least fun way to make a living as a cricketer, so one really blame the West Indians for playing as they do. #Chris Gayle #InMyOpinion #IPL 5 #IPL Expert #Sunil Narine #West Indies cricket team