Sesha Utters

Blog of a Shiznit

Posts Tagged ‘Wisden’

Ball of the Century Celebrates its 15th Birthday

Posted by seshdotcom on June 4, 2008

That Ball

Shane Warne’sBall of the Century celebrates its 15th Birthday this was the same day where the Slyly warne bowled Mike Gatting around his Legs this Incident also occupied its place in the 100 Worlds Greatest Sporting Moments.The  Wisden Almanack noted that “never, perhaps, has one delivery cast so long a shadow over a game, or a series”.Mike Gatting was Bamboozled by Shane Warne’s Spinning Delivery and he was Completely Subtle in his Flight and the Pitiable and Ill-Omened Gatting was again deceived by that Great Delivery that Spun around the Legs and took his Bails of the Off-Stump and Struck the Stumps with a fair amount of Pace and remember this was Shane Warne’s first Ashes Delivery

Posted in cricket | Tagged: , , | 4 Comments »

Inevitable Zaheer among the Wisden’s Top5

Posted by seshdotcom on April 10, 2008


The Unstoppable Zaheer Khan the left arm Indian spearhead has been chosen for the Wisdens award.Three English Cricketers a Carribean and an Indian were chosenConsistent Bell for this covetous award->England’s Ryan Sidebottom,Ian Bell,and Durham County Persevering GibsonPlayer Ottis Gibson who previously represented West Indies along with Shivnarine Chanderpaul were chosen for the esteemed Award.Out of these FIVE four were picked because of their Astounding Performances in the International Stage but Ottis Gibson was named for this award because of his Nonpareil Performances at the county Level for Durham.

Sidebottom who impelled the selectors in the recent Months to make his way to the English Team made a jeez Comeback to the International Arena with Sidebottom rattling the Kiwis Top Order in both One day and Tests was named for the award for his contribution to the English side.For the past few months his bowling has been Immaculate

Chanderpaul’s Inclusion was very obvious because he is the Only head honcho in the West Indian side who has shown some resistance against whatever team West Indies have played in the Past Decade all of them know his record speaks for himself.He Played an Important hand in the 2nd test Against Sri lanka with his Unbeaten 86* along with Sarwan took the West Indies to the Shore and drew the Series 1-1

Zaheer what a bowler he is….Throughout his career he has troubled even the Greats of the game and have made them Surrender to his line and length especially the manner in which he bowled in England especially to Bell,Prior,Cook was Unforgettable and his decent bowling in One day Arena with regular Strikes at Important Occasion earned him this Inclusion to THE HALL OF FAME

Ian Bell The Mr.Consistent ->is one player in last 2 years who has lend a Helping hand and has taken the Pressure at crunch Situations who has made england recover even at a saddest and sorriest of situations was named for his Great Temperament and Equal Attacking Style his Innings against the Kiwis in the Tests has earned him great respect from many in the BARMY ARMY.The beautiful drive he Plays through the Covers is a treat to watch

Posted in cricket | Tagged: | 4 Comments »