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Indian cricket

October 13, 2014

Relentless, resilient, responsible

MR Sharan

On Anil Kumble's birthday, a fond tribute to the man whose bowling always did just enough


October 13, 2014

Do players have to be role models?

Biswa Patnaik

Does it really matter how a cricketer behaves on the field as long as he is great player?

Suspect actions

October 06, 2014

Saving Ajmal

Faraz Beg

Saeed Ajmal's remedial work doesn't end with the bent arm. It will extend to the mind, and his confidence levels


September 23, 2014

The strange affair of the Indian gentleman

David Wardale

He came a long way to turn out for, and have a few beers with, the most wildly non-competitive cricket team in 'the Blighty'


September 22, 2014

Notes on greatness

Amber Sinha

What makes a sportsman great and another merely very good is often a matter of the narratives built around them

Sri Lankan cricket

September 15, 2014

Don't get greedy Sri Lanka

Damith Samarakoon

A lesson for Sri Lankan Cricket from Breaking Bad - if it ain't broke, don't obsess over fixing it

England cricket

September 10, 2014

Cricket brings out raw emotions

Akshay Loomba

The majority of the crowd that booed Moeen Ali at Edgbaston did not have race or religion in their mind. But a smaller section did, and that should not be condoned


September 08, 2014

Cricket - then, now, forever

A lot has changed, some of it stays the same. Corporate, or classic - cricket continues to seduce

England cricket

September 01, 2014

Anderson or Trueman?

Who is England's best bowler? The debate rages on

Sri Lankan cricket

August 27, 2014

For the love of the game

Stories of Arjuna, of Sanath, and of a third-world country recovering from war and trying to set its house in order

Bangladesh cricket

August 20, 2014

Me, my Bapi and Bangladesh cricket

A son recalls the highs that Bangladesh cricket gave him and his father

West Indies cricket

August 13, 2014

Caribbean cricket tipping overboard

Players, selectors, captains and coaches aren't to blame for the systematic decline of West Indies cricket. The WICB is responsible


August 01, 2014

Is cricket losing to football?

Football was once considered the Commoner's game, cricket the Elite's. That has started to change, at least in the urban Indian city of Gurgaon

Pakistan cricket

July 28, 2014

Inzy, you beauty

Posterity hasn't been kind to this master of Pakistani batsmanship, a jolly green giant capable of remarkable shamanism with willow in hand

Test cricket

July 23, 2014

Eleven suggestions to enhance Test cricket

Better marketing, a more uniform calendar, killing the two-Test series and more


July 16, 2014

Ten horror starts

0 for 4. 7 for 6. Fightback from 0 for 3 - they are all in this list of ten horrible batting starts


July 07, 2014

A lying father

Indian fathers can watch all the matches they want to only if their sons grow up liking cricket as much as they do

English cricket

July 01, 2014

Low ebb? What low ebb?

If you take the raw emotion of being a supporter out of it, this England side is still hungry, still determined, and still not far from being a very good cricket team

MCC v Rest of the World XI 2014

June 23, 2014

It's the build-up, silly

The entire cricket-watching public will have their eyes peeled when MCC takes on Rest of the World on July 5. It isn't difficult to see why

Spirit of cricket

June 17, 2014

Stop walking

Let the umpires do their job. Walking - even when done with the best of intentions - undermines them

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