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Pepsi IPL 2014 - According to Manan

The Pepsi IPL 2014 event is going on.  Even the Indian elections cannot overtake the cricket mania which is gripping this nation.

In any case, I'm not much of a cricket aficionado - the cricket expert in my house is an eleven year old boy, aka my son, Manan.  I'm now going to hand this blog over to Manan, to write to his heart's content about the cricket craze.

Take it away, Manan!

IPL gets tougher and tougher every year. My favourite team is the Mumbai Indians, the winners of  last year's IPL event. This year, their best player is not playing. His name is Sachin Ramesh Tendukar, the legendary cricket player known as the Master Blaster.The Mumbai Indians are now struggling while Sachin Tendulkar can only sit in the stands, cheering.The captain of the team is now Rohit Sharma. He is my favourite cricket player.He has already scored two fifties in the tournament. He is the hope for the Mumbai Indians now.I wish they move on to a good position this year.

There have been some exciting matches so far in this tournament. My favourite one was between the Kings X1 Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings. I was cheering for the Chennai Super Kings but Kings X1 Punjab was the stronger side this time.The Man of the Match Award was given to Glenn Maxwell for his unbelievable knock of 95 runs of just 43 Deliveries.

Apart from Rohit Sharma, the other great name is Kieron Pollard. He is an all rounder. I like his batting. His highest score in IPL is 78 off just 48 deliveries which was a fantastic knock. The Mumbai Indians lost the game. I enjoyed the suspense a lot.

We had some great matches so far. Hopefully there will be many more as the tournament goes on.

This is great, Manan.  Thanks very much for contributing to my blog, Manan

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  1. Manan, I root for Mumbai Indians too because due to politics, the Pune team had to be disbanded. I am willing to bet that the final will be between MI and the CSK. The outcome, I will bet on closer to the final.

  2. Manan says:

    Thanks for the comment.

  3. That is a wonderful start Manan. I am glad you have your mother to guide you into this wonderful realm of reading and writing, thereby learning for eternity. Chachi, its great that you got him to write. You are wonderful. Take care both of you. I love you all. :D I also follow IPL, but I particularly do not support any team. That is because one day I wish to own my very own team and I am going to name it "Lucknow Nawabs" :D

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