The Tao of short leg
Apr 11, 2014: The short leg position has traditionally gone to the junior pro, chosen for being disposable, not necessarily well-qualified
West Indies v India, 2nd Test, St Lucia, 5th day
Jun 15, 2006: Rahul Dravid admitted that the close-in catching had been a problem area but reiterated that to get close to winning what was effectively a four-day contest was "creditable"
India v England, 3rd Test, Mumbai
Mar 16, 2006: One up with one to go, against a team crocked before the series began, and further hit by Steve Harmison's shin splints today - the picture looks rosy for India
The art of close-in fielding
Oct 10, 2003: Akash Chopra, who did a brilliant job at forward short leg in India's first Tests against New Zealand at Ahmedababd, must have read the article below when it first appeared in the May 2002 issue of Wisden Asia Cricket