From our readers
Young aspiring cricketers play on the lawns of India Gate

How do I explain cricket to my first born?

Prakul Chandra

A avid cricket lover and a first-time father wonders how he can get the next generation to fall in love with the game

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The story of the match in your tweets
Virat Kohli is thrilled after the winning runs were hit

'Virat Kohli, why don't you admit you're an alien?'

Reactions to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune


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First-person reports from the stands
Virat Kohli thrilled the Saturday crowd

'Why did I bother buying day 5 tickets?'

A South Africa supporter rues the lack of a Sri Lankan fight

Virat Kohli thrilled the Saturday crowd

The chants of Virat-Virat are here to stay

A memorable day out at the Wankhede

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Separated at birth
Composite: Tony Revolori and Haseeb Hameed

Tony Revolori and Haseeb Hameed

One played the role of Zero Moustafa as a teenager, the other will hope to stay clear of zeros in his international career.

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Our pictures, your words
Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis and JP Duminy man South Africa's slip cordon


Take sides on the hot topics of the day


The drought in the state is at emergency levels, and everything that can be done to alleviate the problem should be done


Shifting the matches won't change the situation much since water consumption due to IPL matches is a tiny fraction of overall use

Crossword grid

A 200 year celebration of Lord's


The batsmen with the highest first-class scores at Lord's over 200 years are in this grid. How many can you unearth?


Which format do you want to see AB de Villiers play most?

  • Test cricket
  • One-day internationals
  • T20 internationals
  • Domestic T20 leagues