Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
No one expected it, but secretly hoped for it; and it has happened. India are twenty 20 world cup champions. Boy, has this been a good time for sports. For those of you who do indeed know that hockey is our national game, spare a moment for this picture as well
Spare some time and visit http://www.bharatiyahockey.org/ and http://www.indianhockey.com/.
Now shifting back to twenty20, India beat Pakistan twice and the second win won us the cup. Both matches were close, nail biting (warning: watch your hygiene) finishes. Surprisingly, India got extremely lucky and batted first in almost all their encounters which they won. The statistics show a remarkable quality, that has been missing before, this was a true team effort. Everybody chipped in; in the batting department, we had contributions from Gautham Gambhir, Virendra Sehwag, Robin Uttapa, Yuvraj Singh, M. S. Dhoni, Rohit Sharma (who incidentally is yet to be dismissed in this form of the game). Karthik was a weak spot in the team, but boy did he keep well in the game against South Africa. In the bowling department, R. P. Singh, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh and Sreesanth were the key contributors.
India's fielding has been quite good, thanks to the absence of Saurav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Munaf Patel.
I am sure Dhoni is thinking मै तो युहीं चाला था बिना जाने मंज़िल मगर लोग आते गये और कारवाँ बंता गया |
Well done, keep up the good work boys!
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
The containers team - catching up in Cambridge
There is a containers update at http://community.livejournal.com/openvz/17964.html
Sunday, September 09, 2007
Friday, September 07, 2007
Peter Zijlstra, Ingo Molnar, Venki Pallipadi and Balbir Singh in discussion
More photos will follow, including the group photo. Meanwhile, there are other photos at Evgeniy Polyakov's gallery.