Srikanth Kidambi became an overnight sensation after he stunned Lin Dan in the finals of the China Open Super Series Premier. The Indian youngster put up an emphatic performance against the world number one defeating him in straight sets, 21-19 and 21-17. It was a golden day for Indian badminton as Saina Nehwal won the ladies singles, defeating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-12 and 22-20 in the same competition.
The world has been going gaga over Rohit Sharma's record breaking 264 runs, making him the first international player in the history of world cricket to score more than 250 runs in an innings. Many claim it to be the greatest ODI innings among the list of top ODI knocks. But, I do not belong to that group of many, but few, who may think of that Viv Richards' innings at Old Trafford against England in 1984 to be a magical ODI innings, where he amassed 189 runs.
The usual Sachin Tendulkar never brought out private conversations in the open during his cricket days for the last two decades or so, but his yet to be published autobiography 'Playing it my way,' has opened a pandora's box against the former Indian coach, Greg Chappell, referring him as the 'ringmaster'. The Indian Little Master has attacked Greg Chappell for his way of dealing with cricketers during his stint as the Indian coach.
Repeated attacks on people from the Northeast have hurt and pained them, it is no longer a case of anger. The inhumane treatment shown towards them in different parts of the country are only growing in numbers. Delhi is thought to be unsafe for NE people, but the trend is slowly gathering pace for other metro cities as well. Only some places are deemed safe now.