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Mind your manners, it's the IPL

Mar 31, 2017: Many antagonists in the India-Australia series are due to play alongside each other next week onwards. Time to be buddies again, then

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More power to Diana Edulji

Feb 8, 2017: A pioneer for the cause of Indian women's cricket, she is now the only cricketer, male or female, on the BCCI's interim panel of administrators

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How many people does it take to run a cricket association?

Jan 12, 2017: The saga of the recent delayed selection meeting raises this important question

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Why the red-card proposal is important for grass-roots cricket

Dec 15, 2016: Players might soon be sent off the field for bad behaviour - though you probably won't see the punishment being enforced much in international cricket

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How India learnt to stop worrying and (sort of) love the DRS

Nov 15, 2016: A long-time opponent of the review system, the BCCI has come around to a partial acceptance of it following tests of its efficacy

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What's the worst that can happen, BCCI?

Oct 13, 2016: We are being told that implementing the Lodha recommendations will mark the downfall of Indian cricket. How true is that?

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It's about TV rights, stupid

Sep 10, 2016: The latest stand-off between the BCCI and the other major cricket boards is to do with a shift in how broadcast deals could be made in the future

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We need to talk about cricket and the Olympics

Aug 17, 2016: The question has been raising its head with a certain regularity of late

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What next for the BCCI?

Jul 19, 2016: Their strategy in dealing with the Lodha panel's recommendations was severely flawed, and the chickens have now come home to roost

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Pakistan's Amir experiment a lesson for cricket

Jan 21, 2016: How Pakistan's dressing room could tackle what has never been tried before in cricket - the return of a corrupted player

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Lodha panel has delivered, over to the BCCI

Jan 5, 2016: There is now a detailed pathway for how the BCCI can reform all aspects of its governance. It is up to the Supreme Court to decide exactly how

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A letter to Virat Kohli

Dec 12, 2015: India's captain has a problem with criticism in the press. He needs to accept that it comes with the territory

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The giant broom of the BCCI

Nov 12, 2015: The board's new reforms are largely to be welcomed, but that does not mean it's going to be smooth sailing from now

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Should Mumbai and Chennai be struck off the international cricket calendar?

Oct 21, 2015: If their local governments cannot ensure the safety of cricketers from certain countries, maybe it's time they lost their hosting rights

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How far will the BCCI go to clean its stables?

Oct 21, 2015: Shashank Manohar's proposals to do with conflicts of interest are well-intentioned but it remains to be seen if, and to what extent, they are enforced

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India in Sri Lanka 2015

Seam-friendly tracks leave India in a spin

Aug 16, 2015: With pitches across the country being groomed to suit seamers, India's batsmen find themselves in an altered reality: mostly capable against pace, but lacking in experience against quality spin

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This one's for the girls

Jun 21, 2015: The HPCA academy in Dharamsala, India's first residential facility for women players, is setting a fine example for the rest of the country's cricket associations to follow

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Indian cricket

The BCCI tries to change its spots

Jun 9, 2015: The new administration, led by Jagmohan Dalmiya and Anurag Thakur, is attempting to mend the image of the board by changing the way it operates in various regards

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Not such an English game anymore

Mar 23, 2015: Increasing numbers of top-level cricketers are not comfortable expressing themselves in cricket's original tongue. It's an issue a game with global interests needs to take seriously

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England cricket overhaul

A bouncer at cricket's soul

Feb 25, 2015: The ECB's discussion of four-day Tests is several steps from becoming a reality, but the implications are clear before us

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