Aakash Chopra

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Brendon McCullum packed the slip cordon at the start of the game

What Dhoni can learn from McCullum

The New Zealand captain's gamble of attacking with his main bowlers paid off during the World Cup. Dhoni could take a leaf out of his book

MS Dhoni's task got tougher with Ajinkya Rahane's departure

Where should Dhoni bat in ODIs?

The seeming vacillation and inconsistency over Rahane's place in the order tells a story - and it does not say good things about India's captain

Hashim Amla blocks

Why South Africa's shut shop was incredible

Their decision to block every delivery in Delhi required not just discipline but also infinite amounts of concentration, patience, adaptability and excellent technique

Shikhar Dhawan walks off having made just 12

What's Shikhar Dhawan's problem?

He goes through long barren patches between big scores. Can he change his technique without harming his fast-paced batting?

Brad Haddin is bowled by Zaheer Khan

How Zaheer became deadly

A county stint helped him add variety to his high-quality left-arm pace and taught him to bowl within himself when wickets seemed scarce