Nishi Narayanan

Chris Gayle signals the end of another batsman

Quotes of the year

Enthusiastic in-laws and Ashes slugfests

This year we realised that administrators say the darnedest things and that cricketers can sometimes be funny

Quotes of the year

Muesli, murder, and Martian visitors

Who said what and about whom: the agony of being KP, talking stumps, hamburger-stopping, and more

Timeline 1

Goodbye Rahul, hello Captain Pup

The first quarter of 2012 had whitewashes, record defeats, and a goodbye to India's greatest No. 3

Tribute

An elegy for Peter Roebuck

It has been a year since Peter Roebuck committed suicide in South Africa

Timeline 2

Bradman's last to Tendulkar's 50th

A look at Test cricket's milestones from the second half of the last century and the first decade of this one

Don't win it for Sachin

It's not just about Tendulkar. Here's a list of people and causes India can win the World Cup for

Indian domestic cricket

Ranji in the times of IPL

India’s real premier league - the Ranji Trophy - started yesterday with no fans, and no fanfare, writes Kunal Pradhan in the Mirror .

Excusez moi

Dog ate your homework? Surely you can do a little better than that

New Zealand v Australia, Women's World Twenty20 final, Barbados

Teams battle for their first Twenty20 trophy

The men's World Twenty20 final is a match-up of long-standing adversaries and so is the women's

ICC Women's World Twenty20 2010

A test of sustainability for the women's game

After encouraging signs and a cricket-filled 2009, the women once again join the men at the World Twenty20 - a tournament that will be another test of the sustainability of the women's game