The Final Countdown


This short story was written for the #TOI Write India Contest. The format was that they gave a fixed common opening paragraph and we had to complete it into a story. Paragraph supplied by Ashwin Sanghi in bold. Rest of the story is mine. Hope you guys like it. Cheers ! I observed him carefully…

Chris Martin

From Good to Great (while staying crap)


Chris Martin aka The Phantom retired yesterday. His cricinfo biography describes him as,“Hardworking with the ball and outrageously feeble with the bat….” and it is about as good as you can do in describing the Phantom. With a batting average of 2.3 and 233 Test wickets (yes his batting average is less than 1/100th of…