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Former India batsman; now a cricket commentator and presenter on TV
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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

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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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Frozen at 18

Dec 21, 2010: Tendulkar has stayed on top for so long because his mind remains young and cricket remains an obsession for him

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The perfect man for the job

Nov 4, 2010: Anil Kumble is a born leader who likes to roll his sleeves up and get involved. His decision to contest the KSCA elections could be a stepping stone for bigger roles in Indian cricket administration

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The problems with India's young batsmen

Sep 3, 2010: Some pull to make a statement, one pushes meekly. One's feet resemble Johhnie Walker's, another needs to stop resembling others

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What being 'rested' really means in Indian cricket

Time to focus on the team

Oct 28, 2007: If Dravid's exclusion from the one-day squad is part of a process with a clear vision, then it will make some sense, for it is critical that the process must continue without compromise

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Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber are back, talking about Stokes, offering parenting tips, and a special IPL review

    'Umpires are not soft targets, they're participants in the game'

Simon Taufel says the Indian umpires he works with have made progress, but they are yet to earn the respect they deserve

Where Walter Mitty meets Bharath Reddy

Sankaran Krishna's alternative end to the 1979 Oval Test, featuring a wicketkeeper from Madras in the lead role

The view from up here

The Cricket Monthly: Rabi Thapa's letter from Kathmandu (before the quake)
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Being McCullum

The New Zealand captain has found a way of keeping his instincts free and fearless while offering real gravitas, and that is quite something to behold. By Jon Hotten

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'I made it clear that I was here to win the IPL'

Ricky Ponting talks about Mumbai Indians' amazing turnaround, his relationship with Harbhajan Singh, and being part of perhaps the most star studded coaching line-up in cricket

The IPL 2015 tournament XI

ESPNcricinfo picks its team of the 2015 season, with a limit of only four overseas players in the XI

MI thrill with typical bouncebackability

In the second half of the tournament, at every training huddle, players were told treat each match as a final. That resonated with Mumbai's talismans who lifted their games admirably

'Started from the bottom now we here' - Pollard

Mumbai Indians won their second IPL title by beating Chennai Super Kings at Eden Gardens, the culmination of a campaign that had begun with four consecutive defeats. Here's what the Mumbai players and coaching staff told after the victory

An England performance to turn the disenfranchised

Instead of determination, we had destruction. Instead of patience, we had passion. And instead of percentage cricket we had bull's-eyes and jackpots

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