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Why Gandhi would have been appalled by the Gandhi-Mandela Trophy

Oct 31, 2015: Unlike Mandela, the Indian revolutionary disregarded not just cricket but sport in general all his life

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Dreams of bat and ball

May 30, 2015: How I went from revelling in batting fantasies in my youth to being comforted by bowling reveries in later years

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Four Sri Lankan masters

Jun 28, 2014: From Mendis to Sangakkara, a look at a few iconic batsmen who shaped Sri Lanka's cricket

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The stars of Kathiawar

Nov 30, 2013: In all the talk of Bombay's credentials as a historical stronghold of Indian cricket, a region to the north gets overlooked

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The serpent in the garden

Jun 1, 2013: The IPL is representative of the worst sides of Indian capitalism and Indian society

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Why Tendulkar must retire now

Mar 24, 2013: Like the other great Bombay batsmen of the past, he should time his exit right. It can't get better than ending with a series against Australia

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Memories of Virender

Mar 20, 2013: Now that his best is likely behind him, let us look back on some Sehwag classics

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A case for the Amarnath-Kardar Trophy

Jan 20, 2013: The historically minded will love it if the captains of the first Indo-Pak contests were to be honoured so, but what about younger, more modern fans?

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What trophy should India and Pakistan play for?

Jan 9, 2013: How about naming it after a man who has defined the cricket played between the two sides?

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Jacques Kallis, MVP

Dec 15, 2012: One man stands head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to nominating cricket's most valuable current player

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My Azhar and my Solkar long ago

Sep 22, 2012: In which the writer doffs his hat to some great Indian fielders he has watched

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The joy of Sachin

Sep 8, 2012: For what Sachin Tendulkar has given me over the years, I remain deeply, profoundly, grateful. Those calling for his retirement should be too

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The other side of Merchant

Nov 26, 2011: Mumbai has produced more great batsmen than any other city in the world. You could argue which one was the best bat, but there's no debate about the best man

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The strange silence of Gavaskar and Shastri

Aug 14, 2011: Why have these two stalwarts of Indian cricket never spoken out about the damage the IPL has done to the country's Test team?

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    My mate Tangles

Ashley Mallett looks back at the wit and bowling of Max Walker

In Gaddafi's shadow

Danyal Rasool visits the Lahore Gymkhana ground, one of the oldest in the subcontinent
The Cricket Monthly September issue

    'No regrets about the decision to retire'

When Jonathan Trott walked off the field in Barbados, both he and the crowd knew it would be for the final time

    Big Max: ever the showman

Max Walker put people at ease with his cheerful disposition, self-deprecating humour, and generosity. By Brydon Coverdale

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Left-arm quick, right-arm quicker

Lahore Qalandars have unearthed a truly unique prospect in Yasir Jan, an ambidextrous quick who can generate serious pace with both arms

India's unbeaten streak and Santner's double

Stats highlights from the first Test between India and New Zealand in Kanpur

Ravindra Jadeja, maker of differences

A 41-run stand for the last wicket, and three tail-end wickets in one over. That is the very definition of "crucial" in a low-scoring contest

The debate about Pujara's strike-rate

Cheteshwar Pujara's strike rate has been a worry over the last 30 months, but much of it is to do with his inability to score against pace when playing overseas

Ashwin to 200: five Tests quicker than Muralitharan

R Ashwin has taken fewer deliveries than any other spinner to take 200 Test wickets. That and more numbers on his landmark

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