Pity Me and other places

Our correspondent spends the final leg of India's tour of England guzzling wine, ogling the fashion-crazy, musing in parks, and relishing the countryside

England v India, 5th ODI, Cardiff

Just another day in Dravid's life

The swansong of his eventful one-day career will coincide with the denouement of a bittersweet tour. Dravid, however, remains focused on the game, even as he affords himself time for reflection

Michael Hussey, role model

He's got the shots, and he can grind when needed. Cricket needs more old-school batsmen like him, not the Suresh Rainas, bred on Twenty20