Technique

IPL 2015

Even AB wasn't impressed by AB

Writing for Firstpost, Tariq Engineer explores the inevitability of AB de Villiers' 133 off 59 balls, and explains why he felt a little cold after watching the batsman's knock

World Cup 2015

The lonely batsman

Cricket may be a team game but batting is an individual process. Every man will be on his own

The many crickets of an Indian boyhood

Growing up in India, you play a number of varieties of the game, each contributing to the development of certain skills

Helmets alone offer no guarantees

In the light of Phillip Hughes' tragic accident, it's time to acknowledge that no protection is foolproof and cricket can never eliminate risk completely

Embracing Maxwell's unpredictability

Fans pop a vein when his ludicrous tactics fail, shrug when he succeeds. Either way, cricket's first bona fide troll is not about to change

India in England 2014

Sledging, a blight on cricket - Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott, in his column for the Telegraph, believes dominating the opposition can happen without resorting to offensive behavior

Indian cricket

The Praveen Kumar guide to bowling in England

Praveen Kumar explains to Sandeep Dwivedi of the Indian Express how India's seamers should concentrate on having specific plans and not bank on conditions always being bowler-friendly

Ponting's pull

The former Australia captain's recent dissection of his meat-and-potatoes shot made for fascinating viewing

Indian cricket

Dravid, through the eyes of Pujara

Shirin Sadikot of bcci.tv asks Cheteshwar Pujara how his technique compares against that of India's previous No.3 Rahul Dravid

England cricket

Tend to Cook the batsman, before Cook the captain

Mike Selvey, in the Guardian, casts the magnifying glass on the captain Alastair Cook and suggests he might be trying too hard to change himself and the process if proving to be detrimental