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losing

tough being a fan

So the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the team I was supporting, lost to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the very last over. It’s very uncomfortable, painful even, when you are an onlooker and unable to participate, either by physical effort or verbal coaching.

 

I thought Nick was getting more and more depressed and angry with on-field tactics. He complained loudly when Shikhar Dhawan chose to bowl Darren Sammy instead of Irfan Pathan. He fumed at Dale Steyn who seemed to have Read the rest

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Fear of losing

I’m worried for Yuvraj Singh, today, after all the harsh criticism from primarily Indian fans about how he played in the World T20 cricket final. To my eyes, he seemed to be thinking too much, caught up by how he thought he should be playing, and unable to be in the moment and use his instincts.

It’s hard for anyone to watch a person stuck in a moment of panic, I think. One feels the painful uncertainty, the longing to … Read the rest

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