Skip to main content

Why should Kanna keep calm?

Cricket just got better! Activity by starsports.com in association with BlogAdda.com

I hope you read about my ramblings on the schmaltzy emotion which cricket is. Although IPL and T20 cricket lack the depth that test matches have, it kind of spruces up the kid in you, makes you want to watch more of it and makes you want to watch it all the time.
I am warning you, this post could be a whacky one, at least for people who worship cricket and cricketers and anything related to the game. Jinxed, tabooed and Mythical, there in three words you have a description of what the game did to me.

Picture sourced from Wikimedia

Here is why *Kanna should keep calm:

*I am referring to myself when I say 'Kanna' here ;)


  1. Keeping your fingers crossed until they grew numb and waiting for your favorite side to win
  2. Walk out on a decisive match for the fear of your favorite team losing just because you are watching the game
  3. Giving up on your favorite shows and soap operas to watch a game of good cricket
  4. Learning to whistle - it is one of the essentials of any cricket fan, especially a CSK one
  5. Keeping the television volume on mute so that the commentator doesn’t spoil the moment for you
  6. ‘Howzat’, ‘Bowling’, ‘in the air’ – These would be words that make you cringe
  7. Using every rounded object in the house as a ball and trying to mock those scary bowlers (Steyn and Malinga)
  8. Keep a stiff upper lip when your favorite team loses
  9. Feeling proud to know what a ‘sticky wicket’ actually means
  10. Lifting your legs up when the scoreboard says '111' and not putting it down until either the batsman gets out or he scores another run  



After having read the disclaimer in the beginning of this post, you shouldn’t be surprised now. Here is another isolated fact that will bowl you over. Believe it or not, I have gone to the extent of being extremely judgmental about Ravi Shastri as a commentator as every time my favorite team lost, it was under this circumstance. It is undeniably true, at least in my case, no offense meant to him, but it is true. He is in this alone, I suppose. Sanjay Manjraker is a doll, trust me.

Well folks, I don’t quite know if you’d bat for my views but one thing is for sure, none of these obsessive jinxes and myths matter when it comes to the sheer pleasure of watching good cricket on Starsports.com. It is the television that is jinxed!

 IPL is on and we see such inimitably competitive spirit amongst the players and teams which makes us wanting for more. StarSports.com gives us just that ‘extra’ edge with their innovative polls, the’ keep calm’ moments, and interesting stories brewing fresh from the field. The coolest feature for me is the deferred live streaming. Amidst the power cuts and thunder strikes, this feature is nothing but a boon for me.

So, with StarSports.com, all one has to do is keep calm and watch cricket!



Comments

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

'Yo-Yo' Tribe - A Meme

OK. Time for some fun, folks! Walk down the streets of any city, you are sure to find weirdos of all kinds. I am not being judgmental here, but trust me, there are a bunch of people who think of themselves as the coolest tribe on earth and the cool-ness is defined by their hair-dos and hair styles.  Let me give you some examples here...

Beginning the meme with a Zen-like look. I should admit that this look is more 'yogic' than weird. But only until he doesn't untie that bun on top! I name them the Zen tribe! :D
This style screams attention; attention from railroad signals to be specific. There are so many parallel tracks for trains to ply! The Awesome Railroad Tribe!

Well, well, I only get to see between my strands of hair and this is called 'Looking- through-the-hair-look'. "Are you smiling? winking? blushing? I don't have a clue!"




"Fine, I am growing a pine forest in my head and yes, it is fall time and some trees are starting to change color. I be…

[Home and Decor] :: Ideas for a perfect home

I have long been envisioning a place which is soulful and dreamy; a place that would like to call home.The essentials of my idea of a perfect home are:
Family and friends – They are the soulfulness and the life of every home. They are indeed those elements that make a ‘house’ a ‘sweet home’. Can’t do without’em!
Space – I am stuck with this space conundrum every time I enter an under-construction building. There seems to be a gap here. There were homes in earlier days which advocated spatial freedom and now everyone seem to look for compact homes. Think about living in concrete boxes?! I understand the money-factor involved but some with enough and more are unwilling to go for a spacious place too. The heritage houses of south India are perfect examples of space management when it comes to homes.
Sunlight - Who wants to live in a cave or a scary house?! In Vasthu Shastra and Feng Shui, we would notice a simple yet striking similarity which encompasses the need for sunlight to flow throu…

Johnny Bravo

When I thought about the alphabet J, the first thing that struck my mind is one of my favourite cartoon characters - Johnny Bravo. Although I was too young to understand his gimmicks, flirtatiousness and his pick up lines which failed most of the times, here are a few things I absolutely love about this character:


His totally awesome yellowy, blond-ish hair
His ‘beefcake’ physique and the way he carries himself with the tightttt black Tee, the blue pants and the ever so cool sunglasses!
His cute stupidity when he tries to impress girls and gets beaten up in the end
His unscathed confidence is totally epic
His style and karate chops make him the coolest cartoon character ever!


I have failed so many times trying to sketch Johnny boy during school days. But I always adore him, for; he is the coolest dude and my favourite *blushes*

I would like to thank all my earnest and patient readers for spending time in my blog. It does mean a lot and it definitely inspires me to write more (I totally can&#…