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LOSING MY RELIGION...

got this forwarded mail and i thought it echoed my thoughts...and m sure not only me but many of us r gonna relate to it....very nicely penned down...good work mr siddhartha vaidyanathan

Losing my religion!
-Siddhartha Vaidyanathan
The events of the last few weeks are freaking me out. Anil Kumble has gone, Sourav Ganguly will go, and the other three may not be far behind. I assume there is a large group of cricket fans in their mid-to-late 20s, like me, who are grappling with the implications. This transition is messing with our minds.
Let me explain. For many of us cricket began in November 1989. Pictures of what went before are too hazy. I remember Allan Border lifting the World Cup but don't recall what I was doing then. So I can't connect Australia's World Cup win to my own life.
Sachin Tendulkar spoilt us. He commanded that we sit in front of the television sets. He ensured we got late with homework, he took care of our lunch-break discussions. He was not all that much o…

wud love to write abt....

tricolour on the moon...its amazing that india is 4th or 5th (m not sure which) country to successfully send satellite up there....n that too in one go.....great achievement by our scientists

india smashing england.....india wins by 158 runs...amazing...good going men in blue...keep it up

wedding season begins....today is swaleha's wedding...20th is mohini's...and 23 rd is chitra's...30th is pallavi's....happy for them...but sad that they all r gonna be goin out of mumbai.....more later...

wud love to elaborate on these topics....but dont have time now.....n maybe m just too sad abt chitra going to australia....so words not popping in my head....will write in detail my feelings once i get some time...which is going to be after jan i guess.....hopefully i can write before that....

more later...

song of the day :in dino dil mera from life in a metro....love the words

Auf Wiedersehen Mr Ganguly.....

struck century in debut in may 1996 against england...
receives arjuna award...1998
CEAT player of the year 1999 2000
wins natwest trophy against england 2002
celebrates win over england in Npower trophy 2007
both sachin n saurav with their awards after the win over aussies in second test in mohali 2008
good bye saurav ganguly.....we love you

tribute to JUMBO

taking lara's wicket...team celebrates
bowling to lara with a bandaged chin...

everybody congratulating him for his 10 wicket haul

man of the match trophy...after he took all 10 wickets against pakistan on 7 feb 1999
team welcoming him on the ground for the last timeat the end of the last day of the 2nd test....

india wins....goodbye kumble and ganguly

yesterday india triumphed over australia....a historic win in 25 yrs......india beat australia 2-0.....but this series will be known for a lot more than that....it will also be known as the last series played by two of india's great players & captians.....with a heavy heart we all say good bye to ANIL KUMBLE & SAURAV GANGULY.....we all will miss u guys.....you have won our hearts over the last decade, u played for the country not only with the way you play but also the way you were on and off the field....for being wonderful human beings....and for taking indian cricket to a whole new level.....with your courage and aggression and level headedness.....

SAURAV....we will always remember the way you first brought aggression into indian cricket....and of course the way u captianed the side..making you the most successful indian cricket captian.....the following caption in economis times describes you the best" A GREAT PLAYER IS KNOWN BY HIS PLUCK,BY HIS GRIT,BY HIS ABILI…