Saturday, October 3, 2009

The Chief Blogger of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Yes Guys. Click here for the announcement.

Met Anil Kumble. Got the "Letter of Appointment" in a press conference with cameras clicking all around. Those were my fifteen minutes of fame. Photos and name are published in some newspapers. I saw them in Deccan Chronicls, DNA & Deccan Herald. A friend tells me that he has seen it on TV9 & Times Now too.

I would be travelling with the RCB team from 8th October and keep the RCB fan-blog rolling till the Champions League ends on23 October.

This now dislodges my last boastful achievement of getting calls from the IIMs and not going for the interviews :). Yes, the humility has gone into hiding for a while :).

Below are some of the posts I wrote for the contests in last two days. The first one, which played a major role in winning it for me, was written on day one. The other 6 were written on the same day. It wasn't easy churning them out.

I would like to know your feedbacks on whether you would like to read such posts on cricket. It would be great to hear from not-so-die-hard fans of cricket whether they enjoyed reading it. I kept them in mind a lot while composing them. Come on guys, give the first post a shot and then see whether you can read through the others :).

1. The Agony and a parrot
2. The effects a shoe-sale can have over T20.
3. If I were a Ball ( Another way of describing the playing styles of RCB squad)
4. The Flying Fans
5. A Gem of a Game
6. Nature over nurture
7. A possible path for RCB to win the Champions League

Many thanks to my blog friends for voting and references which were pivotal to get me through to this level. Apologies for not responding as I have been too busy with the contest.

This is also my 50th post. Would elaborate further on it soon :).

29 comments:

Vipul Grover said...

Hey buddy, um really happy for u.. At last my vote made a differnce sumwhere.. (the candidate i voted for this Lok Sabha election lost; the people I vote for on Indiblogger of the Month never win, even my votes on my own community blog - blog-a-ton prove non-decider while electing Blog-a-Tonic of the Month)
So at last redemption :p
looking fwd 2 read all these posts of urs nd commenting on thm soon enuf:)

ALL THE BEST for the future!!!

Swaram said...

Congrats :) Just saw on the RCB website that u won and dropped into congratulate u :)

Hv a gr8 time!

Off 2 read those posts nw!

Hopeless Romantic said...

awesome, congrats :)

AJai said...

Holy COw... now I know a celebrity!!! Lovely... awesome!.. congrats bro... and don't forget about the free tickets deal k. :P

apurvadesai said...

Congratulations! Look forward to reading your commentary...

bondgal_rulz said...

YIPPIE!!!!! Celebrity in Blogsville!!!! And I know him!!! YAYYYYY!!!! Lol

CONGRATULATIONS dude!!!!!!!!! Have loadsa fun!!!

Will read the articles soon!!!

Cheers

Sumit said...

CONGRATS!! This calls for a parrrtttyyyyyyyy..... :D

Megha said...

WOW, Congrats :)

Shruthi said...

womygawd!! this is awesome :) congratulations! I look forward to reading your posts.
Have fun :)

pravanjan said...

Congrats Chief ! :-)

Piggy Little said...

CONGRATS!!! m so happy for u!!! :) :)

preposterous girl said...

Congo Dude!
Wow!! It feels so great I know someone ( OK just know ur blog :P a little exaggeration is acceptable. no?? :D )who is a celebrity now!!
Congrats Again :-) Have fun!

gayathri-vishwanathan said...

OMG....congrats...all the best...this is something which every cricket fan dreams of doing...and u did it!

shark_surfs said...

Awesome :) Congrats :)

AJ said...

Maaahn....congo!!! Awesome!!.. :D

I agree with what Vipul said.. My VOTE is been counted too ;-) .... silly me.. hihi

But Dude, U r the second person... Earlier in 2000-2002 when my classmate Sumeet Pai was elected as Cricket Analyst for BCCI and roamed freely in WI,England,NZ etc with Indian team, I was envoious and elated too.... Same feeling again .. :P

Do well.... all the best... n as I said, I need KF's unlimited, whenever we meet ;-)

cheers
-AJ

AD said...

Many congratulations to you Prashant!!

Kokonad said...

Fabulous! Congratulations, Prashant! You really deserved it! :)

Destination Infinity said...

Congrats man... Getting calls from the IIM's and not going for the interviews! You must be one different person I infer!! All the best for your new assignment.

Destination Infinity

Arslan said...

Congratulations dude!! This is fantastic for you.

I'm the opposite of a die-hard cricket fan, so I'll hope for some non-cricket related stuff right here. :)

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Many congratulations Prashant! I had this uncanny foresight that U'd clinch it!

Caveman said...

way to go! congratulations!

Ruch said...

congratulations !!
Have been following your blog for some time now and am really happy for you ! way to go !

Sorcerer said...

congrats

Shanu said...

Congrats!!!! :):):):):):):)

Stupidosaur said...

Congratulations! Badey Log!

Stupidosaur said...

So who won? What happened to your side?

(I don't follow cricket.)

Anonymous said...

It was rather interesting for me to read this post. Thanx for it. I like such themes and everything that is connected to this matter. I definitely want to read a bit more soon.

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