Captain Crony capital
Captain Crony capital

Cricket must play redemption song to win Caribbean
Cricket must play redemption song to win Caribbean

The last big cricket event in the Caribbean was a disaster, with killjoy regulations, but this wide-open tournament could set things right, says Mike Selvey in the Guardian

IPL moving forward
IPL moving forward

Shane Warne has made the IPL one of two hunting grounds after international retirement, and on his personal website he's outlined what he thinks is the best way forward heading into the league's fourth season

Claire Taylor, the key to World Twenty20 success
Claire Taylor, the key to World Twenty20 success

Claire Taylor, the would-be Ricky Ponting of women's cricket, could have had a well-paid job in IT but is driven by a sporting obsession

Not a tweet from deposed Modi
Not a tweet from deposed Modi

Blogging for the Times , Patrick Kidd wonders if Lalit Modi is the first sports administrator to be sacked for shooting his mouth off by text message

Heath Davis looks on the bright side
Heath Davis looks on the bright side

Former Wellington and New Zealand fast bowler Heath Davis has lost half his foot but not his sense of humour

I'd pay to not to listen to Danny & Co
I'd pay to not to listen to Danny & Co

The IPL final is today and in his final installment of his column in the Hindustan Times , Soumya Bhattacharya says he can't wait for the circus to end

Twenty20 can put smile back on Caribbean faces
Twenty20 can put smile back on Caribbean faces

After the fiasco of the World Cup comes the chance for some serious rebuilding in the land of calypso cricket, writes Vic Marks on his blog in the Observer

England retain Ashes but IPL is 'garbage'
England retain Ashes but IPL is 'garbage'

Expectations from Sachin keep on growing by the day
Expectations from Sachin keep on growing by the day

On Sachin Tendulkar's 37th birthday, Vijay Lokapally writes in the Hindu that the maestro is still learning and imparting

The cricket crisis
The cricket crisis

The controversy involving the BCCI and the IPL dominates the media and public attention because this issue is not about the political interests of the Congress or the BJP, or about IPL commissioner Lalit Modi or former minister of state for external

IPL baby, IPL bathwater
IPL baby, IPL bathwater

Here, men with the ball get all the flak!
Here, men with the ball get all the flak!

Having seen Kieron Pollard and Saurabh Tiwary play Dale Steyn in the IPL, Soumya Bhattacharya would really like to see them face him in a game of cricket

In trouble: The World's Only Indian Brand
In trouble: The World's Only Indian Brand

IPL India is in shock, writes Sharda Urga on her blog in India Today , and that includes not just everyone with a stake in the event itself, but everyone who believed that the IPL was living proof of new India’s entrepreneurial muscle.

A vital cog missing
A vital cog missing

All out in the open
All out in the open

There was a time when being picked for India was a life-and-death issue

Trott shows Pietersen how to make an impression
Trott shows Pietersen how to make an impression

'I don't like these comparisons'
'I don't like these comparisons'

Victory fails to lift confidence
Victory fails to lift confidence

Cook must stamp authority on dressing room
Cook must stamp authority on dressing room

The temporary nature of Alastair Cook's tenure as England captain in Bangladesh makes it a delicate proposition, writes Stephen Brenkley in the Independent , but if he can tackle that now it will make it easier for him later on when a permanent