India cricket

Bhogle ouster small part of larger problem

Harsha Bhogle being left out of the IPL commentary team at the very last minute throws up several uncomfortable questions

What's in a press conference?

Journalists look for headlines, while players usually hope to get away with saying nothing - though sometimes they make grand statements. Mostly, a balance is struck

Just win overseas, India

Why the team's fans have developed an appetite for the kind of results their team has historically been unable to deliver

India in Bangladesh 2015

Ad wars: Cutting-edge technology

A satirical promotion of an industrial cutter featuring Mustafizur Rahman is the latest to stir some trouble

Australia news

Richie Benaud: Simply 'marvellous'

There is a certain beauty and charm to the game of cricket. Richie Benaud's voice raised that charm to a new plane

Cricket Commentary

Commentary without context

Mukul Kesavan, in India's Telegraph, says cricket commentators get caught up in cliched explanations


Harsha Bhogle, the storyteller

Harsha Bhogle discusses the early influences that shaped his commentary, censorship, unsavoury trysts on twitter and physical attributes in television presenting with the Hindu's Arun Venugopal

Does the media think fans are fools?

Why does television seem to think that cricket followers only want to know about their team when it is winning?