MARCH 24, 2015

Boom Boom Afridi: one of a kind

Uzair Rizvi: Shahid Afridi entertained us with his unique brand of cricket and surely left a lasting impression on the game. He was cricket's greatest entertainer. Boom Boom is irreplaceable
Shahid Afridi entertained us with his unique brand of cricket and left a lasting impression on the game © AFP
MARCH 14, 2015

Daniel Vettori, back from the burnout

Suhas Cadambi: A World Cup win could be the prefect farewell gift for Daniel Vettori, much like how it was for Glenn McGrath in 2007 and Sachin Tendulkar in 2011
MARCH 11, 2015

Arjuna's real-life Hobbits

Damith Samarakoon: A Sri Lankan fan inspired by the heroes of 1996 ponders the impact of an Associate-free World Cup on cricket fans in Kabul, Dublin, Rotterdam and Kathmandu
MARCH 06, 2015

Viv Richards - a cut above the rest

Zaheer E. Clarke: Cricket has witnessed Don Bradman, Garry Sobers, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Kumar Sangakkara and AB de Villiers. Viv Richards, however, still stands as a cut above the rest
MARCH 06, 2015

England heading for B-Movie exit

Timothy Ellis: In the futuristic ODI world, England can only have tools from the Stone Age
MARCH 05, 2015

To stumps that go dance-about

Dilip D'Souza: For me, the most exciting sight in cricket is the fast bowler who crashes through a fine batsman's defence and wrecks those carefully-arranged stumps
MARCH 03, 2015

Ajinkya Rahane and the value of touch-players

Rutvij Merchant: The game is not just about brawn and muscle-power. Touch-players like Ajinkya Rahane, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis also add value to it
FEBRUARY 27, 2015

The lonely batsman

Bill Ricquier: Cricket may be a team game but batting is an individual process. Every man will be on his own
FEBRUARY 18, 2015

What next for the Associates?

Jacob Astill: Cricket can be expanded further by giving the Associates enough opportunities to prove themselves
FEBRUARY 13, 2015

India's to-do list

Rahul Oak: A lot has changed since M.S. Dhoni smashed that famous six off Nuwan Kulasekara to propel all of India into a frenzy on a breathless Mumbai night four years ago.
FEBRUARY 04, 2015

How the teams stack up

Kartik Kannan: Crunching the numbers of the top eight teams from the last two years, it's clear that Australia, South Africa and New Zealand have stood out for their consistency and all-round efficiency
FEBRUARY 02, 2015

The perfect World Cup format?

Anil Joseph: With the present World Cup format under criticism for it's predictability, here are a few changes to make the knockouts more interesting for fans, sponsors and the teams themselves
JANUARY 29, 2015

Sri Lanka in a World Cup funk

Damith Samarakoon: For a Sri Lanka fan, the team's losing streak in the New Zealand ODIs is perhaps the equivalent of getting paralysed by poison. Your body is immobile giving the impression that you've died, but inside, you are still very much alive. Screaming.
JANUARY 26, 2015

A letter from Bradman

Vaibhav Verma: How I unearthed a precious gem while shifting stuff from one room to another in my house
JANUARY 16, 2015

The zen of browsing Wisden

Zeeshan Mahmud: A cornucopia of unbelievable cricket facts hidden in plain sight, that's what is just a click away with the online archives of the Wisden Almanack
JANUARY 13, 2015

Bravo, Pollard numbers don't add up

Noel Kalicharan : Although there has been a lot of criticism against Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard's omissions from the West Indies' ODI squad for South Africa and later the World Cup, their recent statistics indicate the axe might be justified
JANUARY 02, 2015

When is the right time to go?

Taha Noor: Did Dhoni get it right? Should Misbah and Younis still be in the Pakistan ODI team?
DECEMBER 27, 2014

Six obscure cricket books

Zeeshan Mahmud: Some suggestions culled solely going by the eccentricity and rarity of their nature
DECEMBER 17, 2014

Sixes galore

Bill Ricquier: The Sharjah Test highlighted the increased number of big hits in Test cricket
DECEMBER 08, 2014

One of our own

Reza Ali: A Pakistani fan pays tribute to Phillip Hughes