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August 30, 2005

'I don't hate batsmen'
I would like to push home the advantage I have gained over the Indians from the first game, says Shane Bond

August 11, 2005

Ganguly best among current captains
Arjuna Ranatunga joins in the captaincy debate that's currently on in India.

August 10, 2005

Dhoni needs to adapt to pressure
There was hardly any change in India's pattern of play in the tri-series final, says Javagal Srinath. 'The Indians once again flattered to deceive and lost yet another final.'

India lacked planning
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga reflects on India's loss to Sri Lanka in the final of the tri-series tournament.

August 09, 2005

Finishing School for Team India
Madhav Thambisetty was witness to a novel coaching technique that has caught the fancy of India coach Greg Chappell.

August 08, 2005

Sehwag needs to be his carefree self
The Indians need to address quite a few issues if they want to seriously become a force in one-day cricket, says Arjuna Ranatunga.

August 06, 2005

Time Rahul, Sourav decided captaincy issue: Srinath
In the event of Rahul getting the captaincy, there will be not much change of equations in the side, says Javagal Srinath.

August 05, 2005

'Time to play a fifth bowler'
'It's time that the six Indian batsmen own up the extra responsibilities to accommodate the fifth crucial bowler,' says Javagal Srinath.

August 04, 2005

India's bowling was exploited
India lost the plot when Sri Lanka were just a whistle from being blown away

August 02, 2005

Sourav's return could shut doors for Laxman
Javagal Srinath applauds the showing of debutants Suresh Raina and Venugopal Rao in the tri-series.

August 01, 2005

India's balance was awry
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga was unimpressed with India's tactics in the tri-series match against the West Indies. 'They panicked,' he says.

July 29, 2005

Indian cricketers should learn from Lance
The preamble to the 2007 World Cup, says Javagal Srinath, should be winning tournaments, starting with the tri-series in Sri Lanka.

July 15, 2005

New ODI rules don't excite
Saurabh Wahi says he's too much of a fanatic to let silly terms like Powerplay and Supersubs come in the way of his passion for the game.

Nostalgia at The Oval
Two events prompted Madhav Thambisetty to make a trip to The Oval. The first was the untimely death of Eknath Solkar; the second, Tendulkar's opening of the India Room.

July 14, 2005

Warne hopes to make happier headlines
How his cricketing persona responds to the personal trauma may have a sizeable influence on the scoreline of this year's Ashes.

Flintoff and Harmison think big
If England are to challenge for a first Ashes series victory since 1986-87, the pair will have to punch their full height.

June 28, 2005

A case for V V S Laxman
The talented right-hander must be included in the playing XI for the ICC Super Series, says Srinivas Nippani.

June 21, 2005

Stirred by Sourav at Southgate
Madhav Thambisetty was at John Walker's ground in Southgate, London, last Saturday to watch SouravGanguly in action.

June 20, 2005

Ponting keeps smiling in upside down world
Australia remain the Ashes favourites but suddenly England think an ageing team may just be mortal.

May 04, 2005

The two who tango
Of the 89 matches Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath have featured in, Australia has won 58.
Cricket Australia deserves a pat
The fact that Australia has been able to develop a successful team that has been around for a long time suggests that the programmes Cricket Australia has put in place are working very well, says Greg Chappell.


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