IPL 3: Cometh the monster

Today is the day. The Monster returns to India and we can hear the crass jingle. Controversies apart, despite my  ambivalence towards T20 and the IPL itself, I must admit that I am a bit excited.

Teams I will be supporting this year :

Kolkata Knight Riders – KKR – Wishing Dada and SRK some luck
Delhi Daredevils – DD – A team with Sehwag in it deserves to win
Bangalore Royal Challengers – RCB – Gotta like Kumble, Dravid, et all

Indifferent about:

Chennai Super Kings – CSK – Flat track bullies
Mumbai Indians – MI – Really, if they don’t make it to the top 4 this time, there is no excuse
Kings XI Punjab – (what’s their acronym really?) – Snore…

Batsmen I will be watching for:

Virender Sehwag – Viru, show us the Say-Wah!g
Sourav Ganguly – a true Dada fan will not lose an opportunity to scream DA-DA!
Mathew Hayden – Mongoose bat or not, he will be one to watch out for
Adam Gilchrist – Too many blistering innings to not watch this man
Rahul Dravid – A from-the-heart Dravid fan will always be rooting for RD!
Others – Greame Smith, Virat Kohli, Shane Warne, Sangakkara, Jayasuriya, Tendulkar, JP Duminy.. this list will grow!

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5 Responses to IPL 3: Cometh the monster

  1. Som says:

    A monster indeed that would overshadow Eng-Bangla (it doesn’t deserve to be otherwise of course) and Aus-NZ duels elsewhere. Be ready to watch Modi 24X7 on telly.

  2. vmminerva says:

    @Som, “Be ready to watch Modi 24X7”, that’s the part I’m worried abt. 😉

  3. Trideep Basu says:

    Warne as a batsman?

    anyways.. glad to have IPL back again.. some fun for the next 6 weeks

  4. vmminerva says:

    @Trideep, I meant Warne in general. Good catch. That’s why there’s something called proof reading, which I’ve stopped doing. 😦

  5. […] CSK will open their account against the DCs. I will watch this for CSK and will root for them; though I’m indifferent about them, I care a rat’s hind for the Deccan Chargers – so less that they didn’t even merit a mention in my indifferent list. […]

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