India v UAE, Group B, Perth

Patil faces old friends in Perth

They could have ended up as team-mates but Swapnil Patil took a different route to international cricket than his Indian friends and they are set to meet on opposite sides

Swapnil Patil plays a shot through the off side

England cricket overhaul

A bouncer at cricket's soul

The ECB's discussion of four-day Tests is several steps from becoming a reality, but the implications are clear before us

England fans partied and the Australians were made to sit and suffer

World Cup 2015: India

Run, India, Run

There has been a marked improvement in India's fielding this World Cup, and on Wednesday, the players were put to their most intense training session yet

Ajinkya Rahane slides while fielding

World Cup 2015: India

Sharper fielders give India bite

Years after the juggling act of hiding multiple poor fielders and making do with the kind of attacks India have had, this current unit has given MS Dhoni some breathing space

MS Dhoni flicks the ball onto the stumps to run David Miller out

Shreya Paranjape

India v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Melbourne, February 22, 2015

India's day out at the MCG

The MCG packed to the rafters, two top teams, India coming out on top. What's not to like?

India had plenty of support from their fans