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Amit Varma, a former managing editor of Cricinfo in India, now writes on economics and politics.
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June 2005: Features

On the road

Jun 1, 2005: Getting paid to write about cricket is not all roses, Amit Varma reveals after having followed the Indian team around on their series against Pakistan

Getting paid to write about cricket is not all roses, Amit Varma reveals after having followed the Indian team around on their series against Pakistan

India v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Ahmedabad

Cut to the chase

Apr 12, 2005: Roving Reporter by Amit Varma

Roving Reporter by Amit Varma in Ahmedabad

India v Pakistan, 4th ODI, Ahmedabad

'Can't say anything till the game begins' - Ganguly

Apr 11, 2005: Sourav Ganguly and Inzamam-ul-Haq speak to the press ahead of the Ahmedabad one-dayer

Amit Varma in Ahmedabad

India v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Kochi

India romp to comprehensive victory

Apr 2, 2005: Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag made fine centuries, while Sachin Tendulkar took another five-for at Kochi as India romped to an easy 87-run win in the first one-day international

Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Bangalore, 3rd day

Achievement and appetite

Mar 26, 2005: Virender Sehwag's 201 today came off 262 balls, and yet, it was a watchful innings.Sehwag's watchfulness is predatorial: he waits for the right moment topounce on his moving dinner

The Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma in Bangalore

India v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Bangalore, 2nd day

'Pressure does not affect me' - Younis

Mar 25, 2005: Younis Khan's 267 is the highest score made by a visting batsman in India

Amit Varma in Bangalore

Play of the Day

Irresponsible? Not me

Mar 25, 2005: Plays of the Day

Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Bangalore, 1st day

'We won't repeat Kolkata mistake'- Inzy

Mar 24, 2005: Inzamam-ul-Haq came to the press conference visibly tired after his 21stcentury, in his 100th Test match

Amit Varma in Bangalore

Play of the Day

Into the 21st century

Mar 24, 2005: Plays of the Day

Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Bangalore

Playing to win

Mar 23, 2005: Any team that goes into the final Test of a three-Test series 1-0 up must feel that half its job is done

Preview by Amit Varma in Bangalore

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 4th day

Dravid's gem sets up a grand finale

Mar 19, 2005: Rahul Dravid made a determined 135, his second century of the match and the 20th of his career, and Dinesh Karthik hit a pugnacious 93 as India moved into a position of strength in the second Test at Kolkata, leaving Pakistan 422 to win

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 5th day

Classic contest reaches its climax

Mar 19, 2005: If the first nine days of the series is anything to go by, nothing can be predicted about the last day of play at Kolkata

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 3rd day

Tendulkar's fall levels the scales

Mar 18, 2005: India fought back magnificently on the third day at Kolkata, taking eight wickets for 120 to dismiss Pakistan for 393 and take a first-innings lead of 14

The Bulletin by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 2nd day

Younis and Youhana sizzle

Mar 17, 2005: Yousuf Youhana and Younis Khan made unbeaten centuries as Pakistan ended the second day of the Kolkata Test strongly, at 273 for 2

The Bulletin by Amit Varma at Kolkata

India v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Kolkata, 1st day

Late strikes mar India's day

Mar 16, 2005: An exquisite century by Rahul Dravid took India to 344 for 6 on the first day of the second Test between India and Pakistan, but a spurt of wickets at the close helped Pakistan draw back into the game

The Bulletin by Amit Varma at Kolkata

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Mohali, 5th day

Where's that burning desire?

Mar 12, 2005: There are many things that go into making a great team: a good opening pair, potent strike bowlers, a wicketkeeper who can bat, a captain whoinspires from behind and leads from the front

India Verdict by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Mohali, 4th day

Kaneria - 'When Sachin was given not out I got aggressive'

Mar 11, 2005: Danish Kaneria was easily the best of Pakistan's bowlers in the Indian first innings

Amit Varma in Mohali

Plays of the day

Not this time

Mar 10, 2005: The plays of the day from action at the third day of the first Test at Mohali

Amit Varma at Mohali

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Mohali, 2nd day

Sehwag - An original

Mar 9, 2005: Virender Sehwag, one of the originals of this age, did not need to manufacture any shots today: he had enough of them in his arsenal to batter Pakistan to resignation

The Wisden Verdict by Amit Varma

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Mohali, 2nd day

A Begum and a Jaisimha fan

Mar 9, 2005: As the reporters sit despondently in the press box on the morning of the second day of the Mohali Test, gazing out at the drizzle, IS Bindra, the chief of the Punjab Cricket Association, walks in.

Roving Reporter by Amit Varma
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