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Karun Nair, Ambati Rayudu and MS Dhoni walk off after Zimbabwe's innings

India cricket

Dhoni embraces mentoring role in Zimbabwe

India's veteran captain may have seen and done it all, but shepherding a young side in Zimbabwe seemed to enthuse and rejuventate him

Virat Kohli acknowledges the cheers after reaching his first fifty in the series

Indian cricket

Kohli and India's road ahead

Virat Kohli says that the Indian Test side is heading in the right direction and belief in each other's abilities will only improve performances

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Alastair Cook became an Ashes winning captain at the first attempt

Test Captaincy

Busting the captaincy myth

Do players really lose form under the added responsibility?

English cricket

Cook's boys are all right

Stephen Brenkley, in the Independent, comes to the support of England's ODI side, whose composition has been under question with the World Cup around the corner

England cricket

Tend to Cook the batsman, before Cook the captain

Mike Selvey, in the Guardian, casts the magnifying glass on the captain Alastair Cook and suggests he might be trying too hard to change himself and the process if proving to be detrimental

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Indian cricket

Wadekar's shoes and a Karnataka triumph

In the Telegraph, historian Ramachandra Guha reminisces about Karnataka's semi-final against Bombay in March 1974, en route to their first Ranji Trophy title