V Ramnarayan

Cover of <i>A Million Broken Windows - The Magic and Mystique of Bombay Cricket</i>

A Million Broken Windows

Bombay local

A new book tries to unravel the secret behind the city's extraordinary cricket legacy, with anecdotes about the passionate following the domestic game has had there

Shikhar Dhawan celebrates his century with Ajinkya Rahane

India's one-day selection needs a rethink

The World Cup showed that those picking the side need to focus on the team's weaknesses and be bold enough to replace players who may have come to take their places for granted

Imran Tahir had Darren Sammy stumped for 5

Tahir, Ashwin and Vettori buck World Cup trend

While other spinners have struggled, the three have kept the runs down and broken partnerships through low trajectory, controlled turn and minimum width

Alvin Kallicharran drives on his way to a half-century

Where have all the stylists gone?

You'll get powerful and innovative shots, spectacular fielding and express pace in this year's World Cup, but at the cost of artistry and mystery

Mitchell Johnson gives Ajinkya Rahane a stare

Whatever happened to sportsmanship?

The nasty behaviour we continue to see on the field is threatening to drive fans away from the game

India's debutant Karn Sharma bowls

India's Adelaide blunder

Picking a newbie as the sole spinner in the XI could be a mistake that will haunt them

David Gower holds the trophy aloft after England's 2-1 series win in India

Home advantage: everyone's property

In years past, the term was something of a pejorative; not so much these days, when just about every side seems to enjoy it

Budhi Kunderan on his way to 192

Remembering Budhi the dasher

Before Sehwag, and even Srikkanth, India had a swashbuckling opening batsman who also kept wickets

Sachin Tendulkar bowls at the nets

Any multi-skilled bowlers out there?

Bowlers who can switch between pace and spin, left-arm and right-arm and vice versa will spice up the contest between bat and ball