1 Jan 2014


India lose a bilateral series to Pakistan 2-1.  
Rahul Dravid, India's  finest no.3 batsman gets the no.3 Civilian award.- Padmabhushan.

Mumbai Indians buy Glen Maxwell for $ 1million in IPL auctions. And later on  the Aston Martin and finally the media.

MS Dhoni scores a double century against Australia at Chennai.
Mohinder Amarnath disconnects his cable TV connection.

Cheteshwar Pujara scores a double century against Australia at Hyderabad. 
Dhoni becomes the most successful Indian captain with his 22nd Test win.
Mohinder Amarnath smashes his TV this time.

Virendar Sehwag loses his hair and subsequently his place in the team
Christopher Martin Jenkins, Jaywant Lele,  Rusy Surti. RIP

Shikhar Dhawan scores the fastest century on debut. 
After his miserable performance on the South African wickets, Darryll Cullinan would go on to call him "a flat track bully" 

(pic courtesy:deccanchronicle.com)

Chris Gayle scores 175 not out against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013 . Later appeares in a deoderant commercial urging viewers to 'score more'.

Sreesanth, is charged with spot fixing in IPL 2013. 
What is surprising is that he isn't accused of  cruelty after the investigations reveal what he had gifted his girlfriend. 
 A Blackberry.

Few years back Gautam Gambhir liked driving Malinga through the covers.
 2013 saw him 'like' the photograph of Dinda on Facebook.

Mumbai Indians win their maiden IPL title under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. 
Gavaskar continues to praise Tendulkar.

India win the Champions trophy against England.  Morgan and Bopara get dismissed at crucial junctures by Ishant Sharma. 
Morgan and Bopara contemplate retirement.

Arun Lal  messes up the presentation ceremony of the Tri series finals and forgets to announce winners.
Massive manhunt is on for the person who decided to send him for the presentation.
Arvind Kejriwal announces broom as the party symbol after India sweeps Zimbabwe 5-0, under the makeshift captain and Delhi boy Virat Kohli.

Mumbai Indians win the Champions League trophy under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Sachin and Dravid play their last T20 matches. Gavaskar says Sachin is a great player for the 4578th time in 2013 alone.

Virat Kohli scores the fastest ODI centuy  by an Indian-off just 52 balls.

He also turned 25 this year.  One of the rare occassions when he has something less than 50 against his name.

Pune Warriors is ousted from the IPL by BCCI for non payment of the bank guarantee which means Ashoke Dinda will play for some other team. HELP!!.

Rohit Sharma becomes the only 3rd player in the world to score a double hundred in ODIs. Twitterati look for  other options to laugh at.

Azhar is offered  a role as the batting coach of Jammu and Kashmir.  Heard he was confident of fixing their batting woes.

Star Sports India made everyone speak in Hindi...except Allan Wilkins maybe.

Sachin announces retirement. Scores 74 in his last Test innings.
Everyone in India suddenly realised the opposition is a team called West Indies.

(pic courtesy:cricket-cup.blogspot.com)

Sachin  bids an emotional farewell.  Perhaps for the last time, Vinod Kambli feels shit about himself.

Bharat Ratna creates history. Gets Sachin Tendulkar this time.

Nepal qualify for the 2014 T20 World cup. Your neighbourhood watchman celebrates.

India win the ODI series against the West Indies. Shikhar Dhawan scores his 5th century of the year. Poonam Pandey says she will sport a moustache.

Quinton de Kock annhilates India with 3 centuries in as many matches. 
Anjum Chopra becomes the first cricket analyst to refer De Kock as "Quinton".

South Africa create history in the first Test match against India in Johannesburg. For the first time in  history, they don't lose after choking.  They manage a draw.

The images of the cracks at the WACA pitch during the 3rd Test match will haunt the cricket lovers for a long time.

(Pic courtesy: bbc.com)

Though Indian cricket fans are familiar with a similar surface


(Pic courtesy: The Telegraph)

Jacques Kallis announces retirement and scores his 45th Test match hundred in his farewell Test. There was more crowd when Rohit and Shami made their debut in India.

Stuart Binny gets selected for the New Zealand tour. For the first time he is not in news on account of Mayanti Langer.

Happy New Year to you all. Cheers.

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