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Why close-catching standards have dropped

Jul 24, 2016: Technique and anticipation are important for close-in fielding. Many of today's fielders lack both

Ian Chappell


Boycott floored by an Indian trundler

Jul 26, 2014: When Eknath Solkar got under the skin of Geoff Boycott, leading to a three-year self-imposed exile from Test cricket

Martin Williamson

Indian news

R Ashwin to get Polly Umrigar Award

Dec 26, 2013: R Ashwin, the India offspinner, is the winner of the Polly Umrigar Award for 2012-13, the BCCI has announced. The board also named former India captain Kapil Dev the winner of the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

ESPNcricinfo staff

Tamil Nadu v Bombay, Madras, Ranji Trophy final, 1972-73

Slow and deadly

Jan 13, 2008: The track for the Ranji Trophy final in 1972-73 was vicious, and then there was Shivalkar

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

India's tour from hell

Jul 21, 2007: India's wretched series against England in 1974, a Test whitewash, internal rows, a slighted high commissioner, and an opener in court

Martin Williamson

India in West Indies 1970-71

'Hey Garry, you have to follow on'

Apr 20, 2006: Memories of India's 1970-71 tour of the Caribbean from Ajit Wadekar

Eknath Solkar 1948-2005

The Indian magician

Jun 26, 2005: SK Sham pays tribute to Eknath Solkar

SK Sham

India's greatest close-in fielder

Eknath Solkar dies

Jun 26, 2005: Eknath Solkar, the former Test allrounder and one of India's greatest close-in catchers, has died in Mumbai

ESPNcricinfo staff

Eknath Solkar

'Boycs was big but I was lager'

Nov 14, 2001: A pint to get Geoffrey out? You're on

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