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Former India batsman; now a cricket commentator and presenter on TV
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Cricket needs to put fans first, not players

Nov 25, 2015: Day-night Tests are a good idea because they are aimed at addressing falling viewership figures

Sanjay Manjrekar

Why Ashwin could be exceptional for India

Nov 11, 2015: He is unlike his spin predecessors in a few ways, and though he hasn't impressed overseas, that seems likely to change

Sanjay Manjrekar

Does Dhoni care about winning now?

Oct 24, 2015: He seems to have let the pursuit of results change his captaincy

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Bhuvneshwar needs to stick to swing

Oct 8, 2015: It looks like he has lost his main weapon in an attempt to get his bowling speeds up

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Why Rahane shouldn't be batting at No. 3

Sep 22, 2015: His game is built around good hands, ball sense, and not much foot movement. His rightful position is at No. 5, where he has done well

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What's eating Ishant Sharma?

Sep 8, 2015: His misplaced aggression in Sri Lanka, and the fact that he offended more than once, is a poor reflection on India

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Whatever happened to Indian batsmen's ability against spin?

Aug 18, 2015: They seem to have lost the skill to get well forward or right back against the turning ball

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Enough with the bowling variations

Jun 20, 2014: In T20 cricket, using slower balls and other variations has become an invitation to get hit into the stands

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Can we do something about monster bats?

Apr 25, 2014: Modern bats are getting chunkier by the day, while not getting much more heavy. This gives batsmen an unfair advantage

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The difference the threat of injury makes

Jan 11, 2014: Mitchell Johnson has brought the forgotten art of bowling to intimidate back into focus

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Go forward, not back

Dec 18, 2013: Why an initial back-foot trigger movement may not be a great idea

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How about Sehwag in the middle order?

Sep 13, 2013: He has always talked about how he would like to bat lower down. Perhaps he should be granted that wish now

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Day-night Tests? Bring them on

Aug 21, 2013: We need to stop being as precious as we are about the game's traditions if Test cricket is to sustain itself

Sanjay Manjrekar

The ball's swinging again

Jul 22, 2013: Seam bowlers have once again begun to pitch it up to the batsman and rely on swing. How will batsmen respond to the challenge?

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More power to youth

Jun 26, 2013: India won the Champions Trophy in unfamiliar conditions and without many of their experienced players. What they had were free-spirited cricket and good fielding

Sanjay Manjrekar

Look to women's cricket for the game's lost pleasures

Feb 16, 2013: If you're a fan of spin and swing, you could do worse than become a fan of women's cricket

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Swing to win, India

Jan 19, 2013: Bowlers who can make the ball talk are what India should be looking to unearth

Sanjay Manjrekar

How Ashwin can turn his class to world-class

Nov 10, 2012: He has a terrific temperament for spin bowling and doesn't alter his plans just because he gets hit for a six. All he needs to do now is work on his fitness

Sanjay Manjrekar

Over to Patil

Oct 2, 2012: India's new selectors have to turn their backs on popular expectation and make bold picks

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Tendulkar not finished yet

Sep 5, 2012: He may have a problem with the full-length delivery but he's still valuable to India's Test side

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Ross Taylor treats himself

How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia

Buttler plunders England record books

Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

The forensic artistry of Kane Williamson

His game appears to lack emotion but it is not cold. Like Kallis, but more adaptable and with greater flair

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