Amit Varma

Opportunity, choice and the IPL

Talk about silly money all you like, but the bottomline is, the IPL will bring competition and the rules of the market into cricket - and that can't be bad

Feeding frenzy

India's cricket fans may be overheated, but the country's media is worse still

Cricinfo audio feature

India's one-day resurgence

Cricinfo audio examines the reasons behind India's one-day resurgence

The Ganguly-Chappell crisis

Birds of a feather

Chappell must avoid the mistakes made by Ganguly because they are more similar than he could imagine

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 5th day

India spin to emphatic series win

Virender Sehwag decided to ask his spinners to open the bowling on the fifth morning of the Ahmedabad Test, and it paid off

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 4th day

Kumble's strikes put India on top

The highlight of Sri Lanka's innings was a fifth-wicket partnership of 105 between Mahela Jayawardene and Tillekeratne Dilshan

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 3rd day

Yuvraj and Agarkar put India on top

Sri Lanka were switched on, positive, and played with unrelenting intensity. But, yet again, they were outplayed by a determined Indian side

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 2nd day

Harbhajan spins it India's way

Harbhajan Singh racked the Sri Lankan top order, taking 4 for 24 as Sri Lanka limped to 131 for 5 in reply to India's 398

India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Ahmedabad, 1st day

Murali and Malinga jolt India

An hour of play was lost due to overnight dew, but India began confidently when play began, making 51 for the loss of Gautam Gambhir's wicket