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Pankaj: Bengal's Forgotten Cricket Legend

Extracting history from myth

Apr 26, 2014: The first detailed assessment of Pankaj Roy, Bengal's first great cricketer, is a significant, if flawed, effort

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Triumph in Bombay

That subcontinental summer

Sep 7, 2013: A new book on the 2011 World Cup is strong on travelogue, if not as much on the cricket itself

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Review: A History of Cricket in 100 Objects

History for those who hate reading it

Aug 18, 2013: A charming collection of essays that bring out several interesting facts, prompting a reader to research deeper into the subject

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The Test of My Life

An inspiring story, simply told

Apr 6, 2013: The tale of how Yuvraj Singh beat cancer and came back to cricket is now the subject of a book that reveals the man behind the allrounder

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Classic cricket books aren't all ancient

Nov 24, 2012: The best cricket writing didn't end with Fingleton, Arlott and CLR James. Today's writers have tackled difficult topics the old masters couldn't

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Smells like community spirit

Aug 6, 2012: Bangalore seems to produce cricketers who are skilful, self-effacing, gentlemanly and confident

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Indian cricket's spiritual home

Jul 1, 2012: It was here that a Test was tied and the then-highest one-day score was made, but Chepauk is much more than just the sum of its records

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Fierce Focus: Greg Chappell

Chappell the Indian

May 5, 2012: The former India coach's flaw was not that he was too Australian, as this book reveals

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NKP Salve 1921-2012

The man who put Asia on the cricketing map

Apr 1, 2012: Legspinner, umpire, BCCI president, union minister, orator, MP - NKP Salve wore many hats

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Out of the Blue

Behind the Rajasthan fairy tale

Dec 11, 2011: Aakash Chopra tells the story of the 2010-11 Ranji champions with insight, warmth and attention to detail

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Two thousand Tests, I've watched them all

Jul 28, 2011: Test matches burn bright in the memory whether you watched them or not

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Two thousand Tests, I've watched them all

Jul 28, 2011: Test matches burn bright in the memory whether you watched them or not

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The Cambridge Companion to Cricket

Linking cricket's present to its past

May 14, 2011: Seventeen essays that make the familiar unfamiliar and vice-versa

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TE Srinivasan

Unexpected beauty

Dec 10, 2010: He was among the finest Indian batsmen, and had a colourful personality that lent itself to several apocryphal tales. It's a pity how he was ignored back then and even now in death

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Suresh Menon's elegant XI

Poetry in motion

Oct 18, 2010: Eleven players who couldn't be graceless if they tried

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Bishan Bedi

Graceful and gracious

Sep 23, 2010: Bishan Bedi's talent was vast and he had the heart to match. The beauty of his action was bewitching and he had the cruelty to go with it

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The XI

Sons of a golden age

Sep 14, 2010: Six of the XI made their debuts after November 1989. A sign that this is one of Indian cricket's best periods ever

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Spinners

Sirens of India

Sep 6, 2010: Picking two out of nine spinners means it's a choice between the romance of the past and the effectiveness of the present

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Fast bowlers

Five fast men

Aug 31, 2010: Two from India's first Test, one from the era of spinners, a 90s stalwart, and a noughties hero make the quick bowlers shortlist

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Wicketkeeper

The multi-taskers

Aug 23, 2010: Indian wicketkeepers have always been encouraged to be many-skilled. Three of five in this list have scored centuries, and one holds the record for the most stumpings in an innings

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