Aakash Chopra


The art of Neil Wagner
The art of Neil Wagner

With his intensity and challenging length, he is the perfect complement to his team-mates Boult and Southee

What's behind Jasprit Bumrah's dip in form?
What's behind Jasprit Bumrah's dip in form?

Can it be explained by the fact that he has been bowling a touch shorter after his return from injury?

Boult, Southee and Wagner: what the Indian top order must watch for
Boult, Southee and Wagner: what the Indian top order must watch for

The three are skilful operators who know how to make the most of their home conditions

Why Yuzvendra Chahal is so deadly despite not having conventional leggie skills
Why Yuzvendra Chahal is so deadly despite not having conventional leggie skills

He's clever in his choice of what to bowl when. But why aren't India picking him all the time?

Having KL Rahul keep wicket and bat low isn't viable in the long term
Having KL Rahul keep wicket and bat low isn't viable in the long term

He needs to flourish at the top of the order, where he is best off, and India need to look for a proper back-up keeper

How India should approach each venue for the T20Is in New Zealand
How India should approach each venue for the T20Is in New Zealand

Auckland, Hamilton, Mount Manuganui and Wellington all pose different challenges in terms of ground dimensions, and pitch and weather conditions

India have missed a trick with their allrounder strategy
India have missed a trick with their allrounder strategy

They have pinned all their hopes on Hardik Pandya, and not given Shivam Dube a decent run

What India need to do against Sri Lanka's key players
What India need to do against Sri Lanka's key players

How they face up to Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga will be crucial

What India need to do against Bangladesh's key players
What India need to do against Bangladesh's key players

How they face up to Shakib, Tamim, Mushfiqur and Mustafizur will be crucial

What India need to do against England's key players
What India need to do against England's key players

How they face up to Root, Buttler, Stokes and Archer will be crucial

What India need to do against West Indies' key players
What India need to do against West Indies' key players

How they face up to Gayle, Hope, Cottrell and Thomas will be crucial

What India need to do against Afghanistan's key players
What India need to do against Afghanistan's key players

How they face up to Nabi, Rashid and Mujeeb will be crucial

What India need to do against Pakistan's key players
What India need to do against Pakistan's key players

How they face up to Fakhar, Babar, Hasan and Amir will be crucial

What India need to do against New Zealand's key players
What India need to do against New Zealand's key players

How they face up to Williamson, Taylor, Boult and Henry will be crucial

What India need to do against Australia's key players
What India need to do against Australia's key players

How they face up to Warner, Smith, Cummins and Starc will be crucial

What India need to do against South Africa's key players
What India need to do against South Africa's key players

How they deal with de Kock, du Plessis, Rabada and Tahir will be crucial

Stop comparing Rishabh Pant to MS Dhoni
Stop comparing Rishabh Pant to MS Dhoni

The young keeper-batsman has only got chances as a replacement, so the comparison isn't fair

What does India's World Cup line-up look like?
What does India's World Cup line-up look like?

There are questions over a few spots, but most places look to be taken

How Mohammed Shami flipped the switch on his bowling
How Mohammed Shami flipped the switch on his bowling

He always had a world-class bowling action, but it took him some time to figure out his own bowling and how to take wickets

Is KL Rahul's problem technical or mental?
Is KL Rahul's problem technical or mental?

He has given the impression of having a solid game for all formats. What has gone wrong in Australia?