Pakistan pull out of the World Cup
Pakistan pull out of the World Cup

Cite insecurity reasons. And Lalit Modi returns to the IPL

The BCCI aims for the World Cup semis
The BCCI aims for the World Cup semis

India better not advance beyond that. And Ponting assures Australia they're as good as they were under Tugga

The BCCI learns from the Ashes
The BCCI learns from the Ashes

The Indian board finds a new way of naming series. And Punter objects to the use of the word "moral"

Dhoni admits he 'forgot about' Pujara
Dhoni admits he 'forgot about' Pujara

And why Manchester United is the new India

Ojha's missed opportunity, and Pakistan's new awards
Ojha's missed opportunity, and Pakistan's new awards

A newbie falls short of a batting landmark, and commentators go down like flies

Undercover agents infiltrate teams
Undercover agents infiltrate teams

Why India v New Zealand will be all spy v spy. And Australia's nomenclature crisis

Fans outraged at Tendulkar's exclusion from 100 Best Novels list
Fans outraged at Tendulkar's exclusion from 100 Best Novels list

After all, no list - laundry included - is complete without the presence of the sainted one

Random fan claims credit for India's win
Random fan claims credit for India's win

This victory belong to the spectators. And this time they're taking it rather seriously

Bucknor gives decision a year after match ends
Bucknor gives decision a year after match ends

And the thrilling news of the world's first medium-pace academy

India hogs the spot-fixing action
India hogs the spot-fixing action

One country has made a certain aspect of the game its fiefdom

Cricketers and other animals
Cricketers and other animals

A wildlife conservation initiative, unusual jubilee celebrations, and the bright side to spot-fixing

Harbhajan announces Ntini's retirement
Harbhajan announces Ntini's retirement

Indian offspinner claims mantle of leading current wicket-taker in Tests easily

Pakistan launch academy for veterans
Pakistan launch academy for veterans

Plus, the advent of the five-day international, and the ICC's off season

Stumpy v Batty, and the PM's intervention
Stumpy v Batty, and the PM's intervention

The BCCI reveals the logic behind the naming of the World Cup mascot, and unveils its new behaviour coaches

Punter's brain sprain, Shahid's cunning stunt
Punter's brain sprain, Shahid's cunning stunt

A spate of cerebral injuries has affected cricketers around the world. But Afridi's retirement has nothing to do with one of those

What cricket can learn from the football World Cup
What cricket can learn from the football World Cup

Bring on the molluscs, naked sprints and red cards

The wedding of the season (also starring Suresh Kalmadi)
The wedding of the season (also starring Suresh Kalmadi)

Did MS Dhoni really think he could get away with getting married?

Sex and cricket, and India's fittest squad
Sex and cricket, and India's fittest squad

Nookie before games - good or bad? Andy Flower has the answer. And more

Pakistan bans the lbw
Pakistan bans the lbw

The PCB devises a clever strategy, and Indian cricket gets all ironic and stuff

The world match-fixing championship
The world match-fixing championship

Yet another cunning plan from the ICC to save our great game. And Sidhu confesses