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India's rock of ages

Apr 12, 2017: Big-match batsman, tireless bowler, agile fielder, dependable team man - Vinoo Mankad, who was born 100 years ago today, was the driving force behind the India team of his era

Haresh Pandya

'Why I was dropped is still an unsolved mystery'

Dec 17, 2014: Former India opener Madhav Apte talks about his short-lived Test career, touring the West Indies, and his first impressions of Sachin Tendulkar

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

The stars of Kathiawar

Nov 30, 2013: In all the talk of Bombay's credentials as a historical stronghold of Indian cricket, a region to the north gets overlooked

Ramachandra Guha

India news

Gavaskar wins BCCI's lifetime achievement award

Oct 25, 2012: Sunil Gavaskar has been awarded the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI for 2012

ESPNcricinfo staff


Captains galore

Nov 19, 2011: India's selectors during the 1958-59 series against West Indies spent more time on political infighting than addressing the team's problems

Martin Williamson

The India I remember

Jul 19, 2011: A veteran cricket writer looks back a couple of India's earliest visits to England, featuring an incompetent prince-captain, a colossal allrounder, and more

John Woodcock

The XI

Sons of a golden age

Sep 14, 2010: Six of the XI made their debuts after November 1989. A sign that this is one of Indian cricket's best periods ever

Suresh Menon

All-time XI: India

Dhoni, Kumble, Hazare in India's all-time XI

Sep 14, 2010: MS Dhoni has made it to ESPNcricinfo's India all-time XI, beating record-holding keepers Syed Kirmani and Kiran More

Pushing the laws to the limit

Jun 19, 2008: Incidents that got the lawmakers thinking

Martin Williamson, Andrew Miller and Andrew McGlashan


Stay grounded

Feb 17, 2008: A form of dismissal named after a legendary Indian allrounder

ESPNcricinfo staff

Madhav Apte

Shiver me timbers

Sep 11, 2007: When nothing could help keep Vinoo Mankad warm, save for a woman

India in England 1946

Learning to crawl

Jul 1, 2007: Partab Ramchand on India's 1946 tour of England

Partab Ramchand

Cricinfo XI

Taking a stand

Aug 1, 2006: Martin Williamson takes a look at the stories behind the record stands for each wicket in Test cricket ... all XI of them

Martin Williamson

India in West Indies 1952-53

Sailing by banana boat to face the Three Ws

Apr 20, 2006: Memories of India's 1952-53 tour of the Caribbean from GS Ramchand

The decisions which have caused a stir

Ten controversial dismissals

Nov 21, 2005: Following the controversial dismissal of Inzamam-ul-Haq today, Will Luke and Martin Williamson look at ten decisions which have irked and provoked players and public alike

Will Luke and Martin Williamson

India v Pakistan, 1st Test, Delhi, 1952-53

Vinoo's web

Mar 1, 2005: In the first Test match played between the two countries, Vinoo Mankad spun out Pakistan with a marathon first-innings spell of 8 for 52 in 47 overs

The Friday Column

Busting Kanpur's myths, and McGrath's woes

Nov 19, 2004: Perhaps numbers never do reveal the full story, but they tell a large part of it

S Rajesh

A history of India-Pakistan cricket

Hope and fear

Mar 27, 2004: Rahul Bhattacharya looks back at five decades of India-Pakistan cricket - a saga in three parts

Rahul Bhattacharya

A history of India-Pakistan cricket

Hope and fear

Mar 27, 2004: Rahul Bhattacharya looks back at five decades of India-Pakistan cricket - a saga in three parts

Rahul Bhattacharya

Indo-Pak Memories

No-balling Subhash Gupte

Mar 27, 2004: In our new series, Indo-Pak Memories, Indian and Pakistani cricketers of the past describe their experiences of playing in an India-Pakistan series

Madhav Mantri
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