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DECEMBER 05, 2014

Grieving for a stranger

Not having known Phillip Hughes does not make the pain of losing him hurt less
Hughes' death was made familiar because the horror of it all is never too distant on a cricket field © Getty Images
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NOVEMBER 22, 2014

The tale of a win that didn't come to be

Delhi were expected to coast to the Irani Cup title in 1982. Then came an outrageous chase of 421 runs
NOVEMBER 07, 2014

Acknowledging the Indian who doesn't care for cricket

Yes, such a tribe exists, and it cannot be dismissed easily in this age when we constantly worry about the game's future
OCTOBER 23, 2014

The renewability of cricket

We as players and spectators have a great deal to do with the perceived complexity of the game, simply because we change over time
OCTOBER 03, 2014

The joys of India v Pakistan by proxy

The presence of Lahore Lions in the Champions League gave us that for a while. More's the pity that they're not pitted against an "Indian" side in the final
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

The joy of staying not-out overnight

It is one not reserved for those at high levels of the game alone: the most exalted experiences can come in the most humble settings
SEPTEMBER 03, 2014

Is there such a thing as an ideal retirement?

The decision to quit is an acutely difficult one, and many cricketers trip up when it's their turn to take it
AUGUST 22, 2014

66 for 6 and all that

How does an Indian fan react to this most evil of numbers?
AUGUST 07, 2014

The dark subtexts of cricket literature

Why reading acclaimed works from decades ago is often revealing
JULY 24, 2014

Battling the fear of defeat

A fourth-innings chase can be brutally unforgiving; every wicket can lead to acute anxiety
JULY 04, 2014

An old-fashioned series

India's five-Test tour of England feels like a throwback to the 1950s, down to the weak touring squad
JUNE 19, 2014

Life outside the cricket stadium

Most fans are familiar with far-flung corners of the globe but often we don't know much about those places apart from the fact that they are cricketing venues
JUNE 06, 2014

The generous lender of cricket magazines

Having a neighbour with a cornucopia of cricket literature can be a life-changing experience
MAY 24, 2014

The absent cricket ball

A cricket ball at home would make daydreaming a little easier; its concrete, tangible presence would make intangible visions easier to construct
MAY 02, 2014

My Caribbean friend

How tales of West Indies cricket helped forge an enduring friendship between an Indian professor and a Jamaican security guard
APRIL 18, 2014

Why India are not cricket's Brazil yet

The numbers might be in their favour, but they can neither boast sustained excellence or a distinctive playing style
APRIL 04, 2014

The future of close finishes in limited overs

Will last-over chases continue to have the capacity for drama?
MARCH 21, 2014

The Tendulkar-Brearley conundrum

The stereotype of the hero-worshipping Indian fan ignores evidence that seemingly skewed fandom is also present in supposedly more rational settings
MARCH 06, 2014

Time for a Bengali reunion

The BCCI has missed a golden opportunity by not organising a Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata
FEBRUARY 20, 2014

Sandeep Patil: the Bombay Hammer

He only played international cricket for about half a decade, but his brutal, attacking style left its mark on the game in India
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