Who was Mohammad Azharuddin? More crucially, *what* was he? Those are precisely the questions that, as the end credits roll after 132 minutes of run-time, remain unanswered, feels Prem Panicker. “Who are you?” asks Steve Wozniak (played by Seth Rogan) of Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) in the midst of an incandescent argument in the Danny Boyle-helmed biopic on the Apple founder. “What do you do?” The questions are equally central to any exploration, ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
A film about Mohammad Azharuddin's life is set for release, but we must start being able to look at his cricket in isolation from his other deeds In the middle of April, with English football club Leicester City leaping towards the most improbable ...Livemint.com, 1 week ago
'The BCCI is -- and always has been, across successive dispensations -- allergic to criticism.''It has used the 'control' it enshrines in its name to destroy anyone who has dared to point fingers at its functioning,' says Prem Panicker, the distinguished cricket writer. IMAGE: Harsha Bhogle, right, at the toss before an IPL game between the Kings XI Punjab and the Kolkata Knight Riders. 'Even in regard to cricket commentary, games organised by the BCCI have a contractual condition ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Only the opposition enjoys silence for it means they are winning. Yet even for them, especially away from home, the best music is applause One of the best sports stories I read last year comprised 24 words. It did not concern an athlete or team. It ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
What began with a zero for the team from Yishun Junior College (YJC) turned into the top score yesterday in the first round of the annual The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz, also called The Big Quiz. The team ...Asiaone, 1 month ago
On March 23, the chairman of the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) Gopinath Pillai and CEO of Sports Hub Singapore Manu Sawhney launched a book titled Nation At Play: A History Of Sport In India. The book, authored by senior research fellow ...Asiaone, 1 month ago
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