APRIL 16, 2014

A tale of two farewells

Ananth S Kumar: Ananth had the rare privilege of being in the stands for Sunil Gavaskar's last Test as well as Sachin Tendulkar's. This is a narration of both those days
To this writer, Gavaskar was an idol, to be studied and to be admired. But Tendulkar was a personal relationship © AFP
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APRIL 08, 2014

A four-hour trip... to bowl one ball

Samarth Shah: April is the start of the cricket season in North America and Canada. And some players travel far and wide to get their fix
APRIL 08, 2014

Yes, Yuvraj is to blame

Bhaskar Bhowmik: For holding a mirror to the face of the Indian cricket 'fan' and introducing him to his true self
MARCH 20, 2014

Fantasy cricket - Cracking the code

M Kamran Afzal: Wondering how you can do better at the ESPNcricinfo Fantasy game for the World T20? Here's a lowdown.
MARCH 18, 2014

What Afridi v Misbah says about Pakistan

Mirza Faraz Beg: At it's heart, this debate isn't about the two players, nor is it about flamboyance versus predictability. The debate is in fact about how this country should be run
MARCH 10, 2014

Stop changing the rules

Karthik Sampath: A fan's anguish at the surfeit of changes to one-day cricket
MARCH 07, 2014

The boundless variety of our sport

Roger Sawh: The attritional finish at Newlands and Afridi's ballistic batting at the Asia Cup have little in common. And yet, they are both cricket
FEBRUARY 26, 2014

Mitch and the art of ruin

Oliver Goldstein: He is huge, monstrous, violent. In his hand, leather balls are grenades. At the moment he is unplayable. Hail Mitch
FEBRUARY 26, 2014

The joy of the sixth-wicket stand

Bill Ricquier: Revisiting McCullum-Watling and other glorious chapters from the ever-burgeoning list of five-down fightbacks
FEBRUARY 21, 2014

Bring Pakistan back into the IPL

Uzair Hasan Rizvi: Which cricket fan wouldn't want to see MS Dhoni and Shahid Afridi hitting the world's best bowlers out of the park together?
FEBRUARY 21, 2014

The rising and the reborn

Kaushik Bhattacharya: Williamson, Rahane, Steve Smith, Johnson, Haddin and McCullum - six men who've made this season rewarding to the fan
FEBRUARY 17, 2014

AB's time to step up

Eliot Dix: AB de Villiers is just the man to build on a solid start and drive home the upper hand. But does he have the ability to do it all by himself?
FEBRUARY 10, 2014

Work and punishment

Rupert Williams: A concerned father's account of a county trial that left his son physically and emotionally shattered, without actually testing his cricketing abilities
FEBRUARY 07, 2014

Is Test cricket good for cricket?

Sundhar S: Test cricket isn't fragile. At the moment, cricket as a whole is fragile. In trying too hard to protect Test cricket, we are losing the whole sport
FEBRUARY 06, 2014

Can someone explain KP's sacking to me?

Harriet Marlow: Exiling England's talisman soon after their disastrous Ashes tour flies in the face of all logic
FEBRUARY 03, 2014

On Flower, Kruger, and why stats don't matter

Martin Jones: When the onus is on run-making machines, cricket needs to get back in touch with its human side
JANUARY 30, 2014

On why India can't unearth an Akram

Raja Omer: It's the same reason why Pakistan can't produce a Tendulkar: it boils down to a lack of role models
JANUARY 26, 2014

A new format for the World Test Championship

Anil Joseph: What if one year in every four was set aside for a Test championship?
JANUARY 24, 2014

More power to India

Mohandas Konanoor: The Indian cricket fan single-handedly sustains cricket. It's only fair that he has a proportionally bigger say in how the sport is run
JANUARY 22, 2014

On getting whitewashed

Bill Ricquier: Nothing in sport that quite compares with the potential ignominy of 5-0. It is not the best of five. You do not stop at three-nil. You go on to the bitter end
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