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February 12, 2020
4 or 5 day Tests? What will ICC decide?

January 11, 2020
Understanding the history of Indian spin bowling

November 27, 2019
How boringly good our team has become!

August 20, 2019
How Dravid can avert the conflict-of-interest charge

August 13, 2019
Cricket's dressing room blues go back a long way

July 11, 2019
8 reasons why Indian cricket looks like Indian politics

India need to look at that middle order: Srikkanth

July 08, 2019
How New Zealand can get the better of India in semis

'Bumrah is going to be a key man for Kohli'

June 30, 2019
Clive Lloyd: India or Australia will win the World Cup

June 26, 2019
Yuvraj Singh, India's Warrior Prince

June 24, 2019
South Africa need to take inspiration from England: Kallis

June 18, 2019
World Cup 2019: When coaches took over

It's just not cricket, MS

June 17, 2019
I think this India team intimidates Pakistan: Waqar Younis

Krish Srikkanth: Teams are worried about facing India

June 13, 2019
Waqar Column: India know what needs to be done against Pakistan

June 06, 2019
Rohit's return to form biggest plus for India

April 13, 2019
Kohli needs all help for the World Cup

February 25, 2019
What will we achieve by boycotting Pakistan in World Cup?

February 11, 2019
Keep the fire burning, ladies!

January 21, 2019
How cricket has changed since that historic day!

January 15, 2019
Is Hardik being punished for spilling insider secrets?

December 26, 2018
Why is Hanuma Vihari opening for India?

September 18, 2018
Why the English cricket board loves Kohli & Co

September 11, 2018
Why our cricket team failed in England

September 01, 2018
India in England salutes Test cricket

August 24, 2018
How Kohli is rewriting the rules of captaincy

May 18, 2018
Have you sat through all 100 overs of a ODI game?

May 07, 2018
Time for Virat to step down as RCB captain?

March 06, 2018
What you can learn from Virat and his team...

February 24, 2018
Was Sachin a genius?

February 22, 2018
Why Virat depends on KulCha

January 29, 2018
Why does Virat constantly change his playing 11?

January 15, 2018
Why India's cricket teams struggle abroad

December 01, 2017
Why Cricket is not like Indian politics or movies

October 23, 2017
Why can't Sreesanth play for another country?

July 10, 2017
Reservations in cricket: Not a bad idea

July 03, 2017
Coach, not captain, must be the team boss

July 01, 2017
Why I support teams playing against India

June 05, 2017
Why I think Sunny Paaji should retire as commentator

April 19, 2017
The good of the IPL

March 31, 2017
Hope Virat cools down and gets back to scoring big again

Virat Kohli's tweets and the IPL factor

May 30, 2016
It's time to fix the IPL!

May 23, 2016
Parliament or BCCI? Why Anurag Thakur must quit one

The IPL has become boring!

April 21, 2016
Despite its problems, why the IPL continues to fascinate

April 16, 2016
IPL and the great Indian sporting revival

April 13, 2016
Never write the Windies off!

March 29, 2016
The pride, the perfume and the perils of Virat Kohli

March 07, 2016
If cricket was only about emotions and passion...

January 15, 2016
Rohit Sharma: Dynamite in disguise

December 09, 2015
So how will the new IPL franchises make money?

November 02, 2015
We are the Shahid Kapur of cricket though we think we are SRK

September 03, 2015
Ishant incident: Why didn't Kohli play mediator?

July 14, 2015
Justice R M Lodha: Law is in his DNA

June 09, 2015
Is this why BCCI wants Sachin, Sourav, VVS?

May 19, 2015
IPL8: Emotions, eyesores, and things besides cricket

February 22, 2015
Prem Panicker: Wallflower in team of stars, Rahane claims his place under the sun

February 17, 2015
'I felt bad about being an Indian cricket supporter'

January 28, 2015
Make Zaheer India's pace bowling coach!

November 14, 2013
'That's Tendlya. Kaay ahe to!'

October 10, 2013
'That's Tendlya. Kaay ahe to!'

June 03, 2013
BCCI's circle of deceit and confusion

May 28, 2013
Why N Srinivasan should not be asked to resign

February 20, 2013
Why Team India needs Wasim Jaffer

November 14, 2012
India-England trophy can't be named after Tiger Pataudi

October 25, 2012
Is the IPL's brand value diminishing?

August 14, 2012
Team India: What was Srikkanth and Co thinking?

July 03, 2012
Why is the ICC fixing something that ain't broke?

May 16, 2012
Fall from grace of a gentleman's game

March 16, 2012
Dravid's finesse stands out against Tendulkar's figures

September 23, 2011
'Dear Tiger, the great bowler in the sky eventually clean bowls all of us'

September 20, 2011
Exclusive! Shashi Tharoor: The end of Kerala's IPL dream?

April 15, 2011
Has Indian cricket peaked?

April 04, 2011
Anil Kumble: World Cup triumph will inspire Indians

April 02, 2011
Anil Kumble: 'India better prepared than in 2003 final'

March 31, 2011
Why India will win the World Cup!

March 30, 2011
Anil Kumble: India have the skill to upstage Pakistan

March 29, 2011
Indo-Pak WC semi-final: the emotional graph

March 28, 2011
Anil Kumble: Odds stacked against Kiwis in Colombo

March 27, 2011
Jacques Kallis: India vs Pak a spectacle not to be ignored

March 26, 2011
Anil Kumble: India peaking at the right time!

March 25, 2011
Jacques Kallis: SA not underestimating street-wise Kiwis

March 24, 2011
Anil Kumble: Play Zaheer, Munaf, Harbhajan, Ashwin vs Aus

March 19, 2011
Jacques Kallis: Chance for SA to build momentum

March 17, 2011
Kiran More: Dhoni the best man for powerplays

March 15, 2011
Anil Kumble: Treat Windies game as a pre-quarter-final

March 12, 2011
Anil Kumble: Good to see Dhoni backing Chawla

March 11, 2011
Jacques Kallis: Sure India will cope with all the 'extra' baggage

March 09, 2011
Anil Kumble: Nehra must play; it's his home ground!

March 06, 2011
Anil Kumble: India needs to be ruthless

March 05, 2011
'I'm fit as ever and enjoying my bowling'

March 03, 2011
Jacques Kallis: We're warmed up, loose and ready

March 02, 2011
'UDRS incomplete sans Snickometer, Hotspot'

March 0, 2011
'Expect the unexpected a bit more often'

February 27, 2011
'The worry is India's bowling'

February 26, 2011
'Stunning debut for 'Immy' Tahir'

February 24, 2011
'Fabulous dilemma to have three frontline spinners'

February 22, 2011
'India need a second spinner in the eleven'

February 20, 2011
'Sehwag can cost a lot of careers'

February 19, 2011
Dhoni's dreams will rise and fall with middle order

'Bangladesh cannot be taken lightly'

February 12, 2011
'I'm more relaxed this World Cup than any other'

November 16, 2010
India (1) vs New Zealand (8): Guess who's on top

April 30, 2010
Shashank Manohar, non-playing captain

April 29, 2010
'Sad that Modi has become an object of vilification'

August 10, 2009
Indian cricket doesn't need Olympics to grow: Rathore

April 21, 2009
When Shah Rukh missed a beat

April 18, 2009
Cricketainment is the IPL buzzword

March 24, 2009
South Africa-Australia rivalry gets bigger
Barely two months after hmiliating defeats in their own backyard at the hands of same opponents, Australia travelled to South Africa and won the Test series there.

March 18, 2009
Is Sehwag nearing his peak?
Virender Sehwag is making strides towards greatness in Test cricket. He is fast bridging the gap between expected and actual results.

March 09, 2009
IPL is not about national pride
It is important that the government goes purely by the professional assessment and advice of the security bureaucracy in deciding whether the IPL should go ahead as scheduled. Unwarranted arguments such as "national pride" etc should not be allowed to indluence the decision, says .

March 04, 2009
New Zealand needs to tame Sehwag
Daniel Vettori will have come up with something new to curb Virender Sehwag's free-flowing stroke-play and array of shots when India and New Zealand clash in the second One-Day International in Wellington on March 6.

February 16, 2009
Kiwis fall just short in Australia
The Australians started the series as favorites, but a stirring show by the visitors put them on the backfoot after the first two ODIs. The wounded Kangaroos came back strongly, winning the next two outings at Sydney and Adelaide. Sadly, rain played spoilsport in the deciding ODI at Brisbane.

February 01, 2009
Battle for legitimacy: Proteas nab top spot
With twin series wins in one fruitful tour of Australia, South Africa go back with a lot of confidence as the top-ranked ODI team.

January 15, 2009
Difficult to fill void created by Hayden
The 37 year old Matthew Hayden played "extremely well" by exiting instead of being pushed out, feels .

January 08, 2009
All is not lost for England, just look at '81
England should instead celebrate the fact that, among all speculation, intimation and finally confirmation, Kevin Pietersen made it absolutely clear that he wants to carry on as a player.

December 29, 2008
Cricket in unchartered territory
India first upset England's good work of the first three days riding on Sehwag's belligerence and Tendulkar-Yuvraj's calm association to chase 387, the highest on Indian soil. In less than a week, South Africa registered a historic win, chasing a Herculean 414 batting fourth and rocked the foundation of Australian supremacy.

December 16, 2008
Sehwag set it up for India
India chased a Herculean 387 runs in the fourth innings, riding on a blistering start by Sehwag and significant fourth-wicket stand between Yuvraj and Tendulkar, to win the first Test against England at Chennai on Monday.

November 12, 2008
Bowling made the difference
Reader looks back on the just-concluded India-Australia Test series.

October 23, 2008
Australia lacks a quality spinner
One down in the four-Test series, Australia captain Ricky Ponting will be under pressue to deliver in the third Test at the Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi.

October 15, 2008
Bangalore draw a good advertisement for Test cricket
India have lots of positive to take from the first Test against Australia in Bangalore. For most part of the contest, it was Test match cricket at its best, with all three results likely at start of Day 5.

October 03, 2008
Sourav Ganguly and the symmetry of circumstance
Sourav Ganguly cannot seek a finer redemption than to excel against Greg Chappell's newly ordained protégés.

September 22, 2008
Subprime mortgages and cricket
Post the real estate and financial markets crisis, the phenomenon of subprime is going to hit cricket, precisely the IPL.

June 06, 2008
The innovative cricket league
'By imaginatively innovating around some of these proven techniques from the likes of the NFL, the IPL can continue to innovate and enrich the franchisees and players, while creating a unique and exportable product as well.'

April 22, 2008
Rahul, you beauty...
After watching Rahul Dravid bat in the IPL Twenty20 match between Bangalore and Mumbai, the author offers some advice to the former India captain.

March 07, 2008
Aussies weakened by Warne, McGrath's retirement
Former Australia vice-captain and wicketkeeper , looking back on the just-concluded tour, says this Indian era should produce some real masters of the game with bat, ball as well as all-rounder status.

February 01, 2008
Just get everyone to shut up!
dwells on Justice Hansen's judgement in the Harbhajan Singh racial abuse episode.

January 14, 2008
Understanding the Australian
He's very gracious when all is well, like when he is winning. But he's prone to jump in fright when someone stands up to him.

January 10, 2008
Sydney Test was Oval revisited
Former Pakistan captain compares the Sydney Test to the Oval fiasco.

December 31, 2007
Brett Lee warns Indian batsmen
Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee on Monday warned it may get worse for Indian batsmen in the remaining matches of the series with pitches being more helpful for fast bowlers.

December 25, 2007
Ponting refuses to underestimate India
Refusing to underestimate the visitors, Australian captain Ricky Ponting gave India high ratings on all counts ahead of the Test series which gets underway on the Boxing Day in Melbourne on Wednesday.

November 29, 2007
Diktat ideas for BCCI to crush ICL
A ten-point list to help the BCCI wipe out the ICL.

October 16, 2007
Shut up, Sree!
I don't know about you, but speaking for myself, I am heartily sick of the amount of discussion and debate that currently centers around "mind games", writes .

October 09, 2007
'Talking back won't annoy Aussies'
The Aussies, says , love that kind of 'aggression', which is actually called losing your head.

September 26, 2007
O, what a waste of time and money!
I would be ashamed to spend so much valuable time on cricket round the year while living in country where 23 million people are almost beggars and where half of the population is earning little more than Rs 20 a day

September 17, 2007
A case for two captains
VVS Laxman as Test captain and Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the one-day captain seems to be the most logical way forward.

September 14, 2007
Dravid's exit: Is BCCI bothered?
Clearly, the BCCI's priority is its pocketbook; it expects the team to somehow stumble along, regardless.

April 30, 2007
The World Cup will be remembered for the wrong reasons
How could the main event be reduced to a 38-over contest?, asks .

April 28, 2007
Sri Lanka's bowling attack will test the Aussies
The World Cup final, Says , should be an intriguing encounter because of the unpredictable nature of sport and what can happen on a particular day.

April 24, 2007
Sabina Park pitch may suit the Kiwis
I would be delighted if the Kiwis take on the mighty Australia in Saturday's final and avenge their latest loss, says Sir Richard.

April 17, 2007
Who are we to decide Tendulkar's fate?
At 34, says , he is still a 'young' man with plenty to offer to Indian cricket.

April 09, 2007
A strong India is good for world cricket
Everyone involved has to take responsibility for the debacle

April 08, 2007
Don't regulate either ghee or endorsements
The BCCI's only concern should be how their players perform on the field, which should be the basis of how they treat those players.

April 05, 2007
Manmohan Singh of cricket?
Will Subhash Chandra rescue domestic cricket with his breakaway Indian Cricket League?

March 30, 2007
Blame BCCI, not the players
If imports are good for other markets, why should cricket be an exception?, asks Srinivasa-Raghavan.

March 27, 2007
Five reasons why India failed
looks at the causes of India's debacle in the World Cup.

Form favours Australia
Australia, says , must be the hot favourites to win their fourth World Cup title (and third in a row) based on their demolition of South Africa, the number one rated team in the world.

March 26, 2007
Failure of tactics and strategy
India does not deserve to be in the Super Eights, let alone the semi finals or finals, feels .

March 23, 2007
Will India be bold enough to play two spinners?
Two spinners bowling in tandem could be decisive in the match against Sri Lanka, says .

March 13, 2007
Time for a new world champion
New Zealand's legendary all-rounder says it could be an uneasy time for all the major countries when they take on the lesser-rated teams in unknown conditions and are expected to win with ease.

March 11, 2007
Captains need to be more thoughtful
says with the advent of powerplays and the changing nature of the game, captains need to think on their toes.

March 02, 2007
Optimistic ramblings
Team India is taking on the shape of a coherent unit, says

February 13, 2007
Is this an Indian or BCCI XI?
Mohan Kalyanasundaram questions the rational behind the inclusion of players who don't merit a place in Indian team.

February 01, 2007
Love Tendulkar for what he was
Don't build a throne for him today, says Sriram Ranganathan, for what he achieved over 16 years.

January 29, 2007
Leave Tendulkar alone
Sachin Tendulkar has played 14 games, at an average of almost 37, the best among all batsmen this season!

January 15, 2007
Sehwag deserved to be dropped
Former India cricketer Abbas Ali Baig says the selectors need to be congratulated for a pragmatic approach.

January 08, 2007
Munaf was certainly a wrong choice
Though India lost the ODI and Test series to South Africa, Allan Donald feels the visitors would be happy with the return to form of old warhorses such as Zaheer and Ganguly.

January 03, 2007
Saluting Sreesanth
Sreesanth's South African jig, says Madhav Thambisetty, will contribute substantially towards endowing this Indian side with a spine and not a little spunk.

January 01, 2007
India must show guts in dumping Sehwag
The top five Indian batsmen have let down the side badly, says Allan Donald.

December 30, 2006
India's problems of its own making
India go in to the final Test against South Africa with more minuses than pluses from the Durban Test.

December 22, 2006
The <I>Jaadugar</I>
Darshak Mehta pays tribute to the leg spin ace Shane Warne.

December 20, 2006
South Africa did not respect India enough
Graeme Smith and his men, says Allan Donald, were secure in the presumption that the first Test would be a one-sided affair.

December 04, 2006
Tendulkar finding his groove
Allan Donald says Sachin Tendulkar is still the fulcrum of India's batting.

November 30, 2006
Indian batsmen are a terrified lot
The nightmare is unfolding and Indians collectively need to put a stop to it, says Allan Donald.

November 27, 2006
India can still turn things around
After two defeats, India, says Allan Donald, must look to maximise its potential rather than look at the perfect picture.

November 23, 2006
India missing Laxman, Ganguly
Allan Donald believes India are a batsman or two short on the South African trip.

November 17, 2006
Chappell has a big role to play
Allan Donald believes Greg Chappell will be central to India's show on a tough South Africa tour.

November 08, 2006
Adieu, my friend, Polly!
I was very close to Polly. We were chums and indulged in a lot of leg pulling during our times together, says Chandu Borde.

November 07, 2006
'No issue with Sehwag's technique'
Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul Haq feels Sehwag is a batsman who thrives on confidence from self or bestowed by others.

November 03, 2006
Champions final could be a batting slugfest
Former India captain Ravi Shastri says the West Indies start more or less on even terms with Australia in the title match.

October 30, 2006
Team India needs more class
Ravi Shastri says India's body language against the Australians was disappointing.

October 27, 2006
India needs to alter the method
Former India captain Ravi Shastri says there are not enough Indian batsmen to pick the riches of Power Plays.

October 18, 2006
Pakistan had head and heart in unison
Former India captain Ravi Shastri says never underestimate Pakistan; they are dangerous when pushed to a corner.

October 06, 2006
Leave the genius alone
Applaud not only the straight drive down the ground, says Gaurav Parab, but also the mistimed dismissal.

September 27, 2006
Dravid as opener was a blunder
Former India captain Ravi Shastri says opener Virender Sehwag must be treated as a match-winner.

August 29, 2006
Hair's approach was flawed
Former India captain Ravi Shastri analyses the ball-tampering controversy during the Pakistan-England Test.

July 26, 2006
Selectors showed maturity in picking Mongia
Dinesh Mongia, says Sanjay Manjrekar, would not have made it to the Indian team had he not been contracted to play in the English County League.

Inzy, Raj delight at Lord's
Madhav Thambisetty watches Pakistan team practice at Lord's ahead of the first Test.

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