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Jun 25, 2012: Three young batsmen stand out from the pack, but they need time and guidance before they can become the backbone of India's middle order
Jun 18, 2012: Why have India been so dismal in Tests abroad recently? First up in a four-part analysis: does the opening combination need changing?
Jun 12, 2012: Test prospects are not getting enough guidance, if you go by recent performances. The talent pool won't keep supplying quality players endlessly
Jun 6, 2012: Most Indian spinners today are content to bowl wicket to wicket rather than attack batsmen with turn and bounce. The IPL is to blame to a large extent
ICC cricket committee's recommendations
Jun 4, 2012: Two bouncers an over is good news for fast bowlers but taking away an outfielder is bad news for spinners
May 17, 2012: Also important: monitoring player agents and putting fair salary rules into place
May 14, 2012: The Indian board's decision to acknowledge the efforts of former cricketers with cash rewards is a good and much-needed gesture
India A in West Indies 2012
Apr 29, 2012: While the batsmen picked in the India A squad for the summer's tour of the West Indies show a move in one definite direction, the bowling ensemble seems to indicate a bit of jumbled thinking on the selectors' part
Mar 19, 2012: Every time Rahul Dravid found a glitch in his batting, he did everything he could to correct it. Even when it required superhuman effort
Mar 8, 2012: When India appealed for run-out against a non-striker who was backing up, and against a batsman who touched the ball with his hand, they were following the laws. How can that be morally wrong?
Feb 25, 2012: The proposed changes to Indian domestic cricket don't address the real problems: substandard pitches, redundant tournaments, and rewards for mediocrity
Feb 20, 2012: Whether he joins the ranks of the all-time greats depends on how he counters his current slump
Feb 11, 2012: Why the idea of having those in the top order take turns at playing is flawed
Ranji Trophy 2011-12
Jan 7, 2012: The Rajasthan captain reveals the five factors that helped his side defy the odds after a sluggish start to the season, to stay in the Elite league and barge into the semi-finals
Dec 26, 2011: Sure, the wickets in Australia are faster and bouncier than back home; all the more reason to pitch it up
Dec 25, 2011: There's a fair bit of bounce on wickets down under, but that's not as bad as it may seem if you're walking out to bat first up
Jun 15, 2011: Slow, low playing conditions may force India's bowlers to sacrifice pace, but they also make them smarter, says Aakash Chopra
May 30, 2011: Piyush Chawla, Amit Mishra and Rahul Sharma have the skills to be successful for India. But their actions still need some work
May 17, 2011: The two opening batsmen have more in common than just their placid demeanours and astronomical strike rates
Apr 14, 2011: Being an aggressive spinner is not about bowling flat and fast. Quite the opposite, and you only have to look at veteran bowlers operate in Twenty20 to see that
When Mitchell Johnson hit Virat Kohli on the helmet with a bouncer, Australian fielders came from everywhere. Mental disintegration had gone, replaced by the cricket unity. Two teams, one family.
From the bouncer that struck him on the badge of his helmet to the bouncer that dismissed him, Virat Kohli's century, and his duel with Mitchell Johnson, made for compelling human drama
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
The failed gamble of handing Karn Sharma a Test debut despite him having a moderate first-class record means India have to rethink who their spinner will be
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test