A lot of toil and labour clearly lies ahead

The BCCI in its 'vision statement' released almost exactly a year ago claimed that one of its future goals was to prepare a team capable of winning the World Cup in 2002

Gilchrist had a demoralising effect on batsmen: Borde

The passing of Roy Gilchrist in Jamaica on Wednesday was noticed with more than passing interest in India, where he played his last Test match in 1959 and last first class match in 1963

Rotation not the way to go for India

The rotation policy, a distinctly Australian innovation, seems to be spreading its tentacles further afield

Battler Tendulkar holds his own against firefighter Waugh

For long an unqualified supporter of Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar bunged a spanner into the works last week by pronouncing that Steve Waugh was a better batsman than his fellow Mumbaikar

The time to groom another opener is now

The troublesome opening position is once more throwing up a few tantrums on the eve of the second Test at Harare