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What Pune Warriors Teach Us About Avoiding Failure

5 years agoSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Pune Warriors had two awful IPL seasons, finishing second last in 2011 then topping it with the wooden spoon in 2012. There has been much discussion in Pune around the reasons (and excuses), but whatever the details, there are a fewShow More Summary

'IPL is a very difficult format'

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly, writing in Wisden, compares international cricket to the IPL. He says that while international cricket is much tougher in terms of quality, the relentless schedule of the IPL poses an enormous challenge to teams and players I would say that we need to enjoy the IPL for what it is. Show More Summary

Ryder stays on right path in IPL cauldron

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

New Zealand’s opening batsman Jesse Ryder's psychologist Karen Nimmo told Andrew Alderson, from the Herald, that Ryder’s conduct was "exemplary during trying circumstances" playing for the Pune Warriors in the IPL. “It is a party environment but we achieved what we wanted. Show More Summary

Has cricket left Ganguly?

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

In ongoing season of the IPL, Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has shown some signs of form, but they have been, according to Gaurav Kalra, like a little peek of sunlight on a miserable overcast day. For the better part, Ganguly has been what we never imagined he could be: ugly, ungainly, listless. Show More Summary

Cricket's 'Chucking' Challenge

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

West Indian allrounder Marlon Samuels was recently reported for a suspect action while playing for Pune Warriors in the IPL. Richard Lord in The Wall Street Journal reviews the current system of assessing the straightness of a bowlers arm. Show More Summary

Cheerleaders go 'local'

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

As a breakaway from the norm, two IPL franchises, Pune Warriors and Kolkata Knight Riders, have started featuring cheerleaders in Indian attire, showcasing the local culture. It also keeps the moral police quiet and takes the sensibilities of the Indian viewers into account. Show More Summary

Ganguly and his celebrations: picture perfect

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sourav Ganguly led Pune Warriors to a win over Delhi Daredevils with an all-round performance. But the image that will stay in the memory of his fans was his celebratory sprint. Avijit Ghosh in The Times of India writes about why Ganguly generates a range of emotions among cricket followers. A lot of people make that mistake. Show More Summary

Quintessentially combative Ganguly lifts Pune

6 years agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

There is no doubting that no one understands the common cricketer's mind, heart, soul, and insecurities as well as Sourav Ganguly, says Bikash Singh on Yahoo Cricket. When you consider all the issues the Pune Warriors had to go through...Show More Summary

Jesse Rides (Again)

Jesse contributes to the greater good with an innings of typical flair. Lucky for the Pune Warriors they don't have to provide him with a horse to ride into battle!

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