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India in West Indies, 2016

Is India's need for speed too costly?

Aug 17, 2016: Under Virat Kohli, India have tended to go for quick-scoring batsmen at the expense of solid players. Is it an error in judgement or a larger sign of flexible thinking and practices?

Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies v India, 3rd Test, Gros Islet, 1st day

Vijay and Pujara conspicuous by their absence

Aug 10, 2016: By leaving out M Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara, India have compromised the solidity of their top order and perhaps affected the mindset of the omitted batsmen

Karthik Krishnaswamy in St Lucia

India news

Kumble an 'inspiring' figure - Rohit Sharma

Jun 29, 2016: Rohit Sharma spoke highly of incoming India head coach Anil Kumble, describing the former India captain as an "inspiring" figure from whom he had learnt a lot

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Top Fives

Chasing heists

May 21, 2016: The highest final-over targets successfully chased down in the IPL

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Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Pune

Bowlers, Rohit fire Mumbai Indians to fifth win

May 1, 2016: Mumbai Indians brought the curtains down on Maharashtra Day with an eight-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiants at the MCA Stadium

The Report by Shashank Kishore

Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Mumbai

Mumbai do, undo... and redo

Apr 29, 2016: A comedy of errors littered Mumbai's fielding effort, but they still managed to get the last laugh thanks to Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard

Arun Venugopal in Mumbai

Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Mumbai

Firm Rohit, fiery Pollard gun down 175

Apr 28, 2016: Several dropped catches marred Mumbai Indians' fielding effort, but they ran down a target of 175 with Rohit Sharma batting through the chase and Kieron Pollard coming into form

The Report by Alagappan Muthu

Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Mumbai

Rohit pleased to find winning combo after early experimentation

Apr 20, 2016: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma credited Mumbai's scouting team with identifying the right players for different situations by experimenting with different combinations early in the season

Arun Venugopal in Mumbai

Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2016, Mumbai

Krunal, Rohit reinvigorate Mumbai's campaign

Apr 20, 2016: Rohit Sharma returned to a familiar batting position to thwart Royal Challengers Bangalore's designs on a flat Wankhede deck and help Mumbai Indians revive their campaign with a six-wicket win

The Report by Shashank Kishore

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Eden Gardens

Rohit puts emphatic stamp on chase for Mumbai bounce-back

Apr 13, 2016: Five moments where Mumbai Indians won, and could have lost, the match to Kolkata Knight Riders

Nagraj Gollapudi in Kolkata

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Eden Gardens

Rohit, Buttler brush aside 188 target

Apr 13, 2016: A half-century from Rohit Sharma, coupled with explosive cameos from Jos Buttler and Mitchell McClenaghan, helped Mumbai Indians gun down 188 against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens

The Report by Alagappan Muthu

Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Kolkata

Rohit eager to open for rest of IPL

Apr 12, 2016: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has said he is likely to open for the remainder of the IPL season, ahead of their match against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday

Nagraj Gollapudi in Kolkata

India v West Indies, World T20 2016, semi-final, Mumbai

Big-hitting overpowers Kohli's scampering

Mar 31, 2016: Regardless of how wet the ball became, India's self-inflicted errors were crucial as they could not halt West Indies' power-packed line-up

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Mumbai

India v West Indies, World T20 2016, Semi-final, Mumbai

Raina and Yuvraj testing the faith

Mar 29, 2016: India have somehow reached the semi-finals of a major event with four of their top five misfiring at the same time. Change could be dangerous, but it could be needed

Karthik Krishnaswamy

ESPNcricinfo Awards 2015

Williamson, Broad, Southee, de Villiers win ESPNcricinfo Awards

Mar 14, 2016: New Zealand players win three awards. Mustafizur voted Debutant of the Year

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T20 batting winner

Revenge of the talented

Mar 14, 2016: When Rohit Sharma took the bowlers and the critics on

George Binoy

World T20 2016

Rohit plays down hype around Amir

Mar 8, 2016: India batsman Rohit Sharma has called Mohammad Amir a "normal bowler," saying the hype around the returning Pakistan quick was unjustified

Arun Venugopal in Kolkata

Asia Cup 2016

The best XI from the Asia Cup

Mar 7, 2016: ESPNcricinfo picks its best XI from the Asia Cup in Bangladesh

Mohammad Isam and Alagappan Muthu

All-round India clear favourites for World T20

Mar 4, 2016: The hosts' superb recent form in T20Is has been due to consistency and the presence of several match-winners with both bat and ball

S Rajesh

Bangladesh v India, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur

Dhoni praises Rohit's adaptability under duress

Feb 24, 2016: Rohit Sharma's 83 off 55 balls was the "kind of batting that was really needed," in the words of his captain MS Dhoni

Alagappan Muthu in Mirpur
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