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Former India batsman; now a cricket commentator and presenter on TV
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Blood them young, but be careful

Sep 3, 2012: India Under-19s may have won the World Cup, but if the selectors wish to pick some of them for the national team, they must make sure MS Dhoni backs their picks

Sanjay Manjrekar

Anyone thinking of South Africa 2013?

Aug 16, 2012: The squad for the New Zealand series is just that, with hardly an eye on what will happen when India tour next

Sanjay Manjrekar

Is it time to bury the ODI?

Jun 21, 2012: As far as the limited-overs formats go, the 50-overs game has showed it has probably outlived its usefulness

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Don't blame the IPL for everything that's wrong

Jun 2, 2012: Sleaze in cricket? There was plenty of it before the IPL came along

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The fans have voted with their wallets on the IPL

Apr 30, 2012: The tournament now has a following independent of the Indian team's performance

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The quest for three bowlers

Mar 15, 2012: Forget replacing Dravid; if India can find three world-class Test bowlers instead, they'll do very well for themselves

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India must make fitness non-negotiable

Feb 22, 2012: For too long they have placed a premium on skills alone, but a lack of fitness can undermine the best skills

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The truth about 'unlucky' Ishant

Jan 11, 2012: He is known to work hard on the field but not get the wickets he seemingly deserves. Harsh but true: it's because he doesn't bowl enough wicket-taking balls

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In praise of the natural game

Dec 19, 2011: Injuries in cricket aren't only because of a heavy workload. There's also something wrong with how young players are being coached

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Harbhajan's injured? Go figure

Dec 5, 2011: Would his condition have come to light if he had been picked for the Australia tour? And why does the BCCI manage player injuries so poorly?

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No DRS, no drama

Nov 14, 2011: The Kotla Test showed that decisions unaided by technology don't always spell disaster, nor are they a mark of old-fashioned, rigid values

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India needs to get bums on seats

Nov 2, 2011: The poor turnouts, now even for ODIs, are worrying, and those with a stake in the game cannot sit back thinking TV rights will take care of everything

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A bold move to drop Harbhajan

Oct 4, 2011: By axeing an underperforming senior player and favouring youth, India's selectors have shown they have learnt from the mistakes they made before the England tour

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Let Kumble take charge of the Indian team

Sep 1, 2011: The BCCI needs to consider giving a three-member body, with Kumble as its head, complete responsibility for the side

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A few urgent repairs

Aug 23, 2011: India need to take a long, hard look at themselves, starting with the bowling

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What's luck got to do with injury?

Aug 4, 2011: When a player walks off the field injured, we tend to sympathise. We need to pause to think if he is culpable

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Dravid and the art of defence

Jun 28, 2011: India's No. 3 is a living testament to the idea that you need application and will more than talent to succeed in sport

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How the helmet turned cricket on its head

May 19, 2011: Today's cricketers don't quake in their boots at the sight of a speeding ball aimed at them. And that's a good thing

Sanjay Manjrekar

Thank god for the IPL

Apr 23, 2011: It's a retirement plan for players who struggle to make a living after their careers end

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Watch out for vintage batsmen

Feb 19, 2011: Now that these technically sound players have freed up their batting via Twenty20, we can expect some sizzling innings from them in the World Cup

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Tape-ball tales

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    Simmons says his piece; WICB's move now

Tony Cozier: The West Indies coach has presented his case for why he believes there is interference in selection

Golden ducks for a cause

Liam Cromar: The Primary Club, a charity founded by inept batsmen, has been supporting blind cricketers in England for six decades

The kinaesthetic beauty of timing

Sankaran Krishna: When batsmen transfer their body weight and movement precisely into the point of contact between bat and ball, the results can be glorious

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The difference between Nagpur and Nottingham

One home advantage is not better or worse than the other, but this pitch had variable turn, bounce and pace to go with the fact that pitches that turn from ball one get worse with time

'Ridiculous waste of time and wrong decision'

In five minutes, Nathan Lyon was twice ruled not-out, controversially. The Twitter world did not hold back

Ross Taylor treats himself

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

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

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

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