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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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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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    The case for four-day Tests

Tim Wigmore: Shorter matches spell good news for spectators and broadcasters. Cricket has a little to lose and a whole lot to gain by truncating its premier format

    Can Williamson achieve greatness in captaincy?

If the New Zealander can carry forward the high standards he has set as a batsman into his leadership, he could finish as the country's finest cricketer

    Four double-tons in a day

Ask Steven: Which current international cricketer resembles Eddie Redmayne?

'Time our administrators were as enthusiastic as our players'

Nepal captain Paras Khadka talks about the road ahead for the game in his country

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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Loose West Indies succumb to Ashwin's wiles

One after another, the hosts' batsmen attempted questionable flicks and drives in their second innings, disregarding the drift and dip the offspinner was generating

West Indies need to paper over bowling cracks

The hosts' pace attack, with a combined experience of 31 Tests and 56 wickets, is a candidate for being their weakest ever, yet India cannot simply show up and expect to win

Ashwin emulates Botham with ton and seven-for

Stats highlights from the fourth day's play in Antigua where Ashwin's maiden five-wicket haul outside Asia bowled India to an innings victory

Kohli's banner day in Antigua

Stats highlights from the first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts

Remembering West Indies' last major series win

Against India in 2002, Hooper, Dillon, Chanderpaul and Co. gave their fans something to cheer about

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