Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

502dAmit Varma watches India's go-to man labour in the shadows

Best supporting act

Amit Varma watches the invisible Rahul Dravid labour in the shadows of VVS Laxman

502dWAC celebrates the best cricket from 2001, starting with Peter Roebuck on the series-turning epic at Kolkata in 2001

The impossible dream

A celebration of the best cricket in 2001, starting with Peter Roebuck on VVS Laxman's epic 281 against Australia

884dMark Ray

Classical Kolkata

As befits a city of thinkers and artists, the finest Test played there was a long, slow, examination of skill and character

589dMahesh Sethuraman

When McGrath mastered the Master

After two consecutive whitewashes, it's worth reflecting on some of the great passages of play between India and Australia - my favourite of which was the four-ball spell by Glenn McGrath to Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens a dozen years ago

729dSambit Bal

A forgotten anniversary

While the senses are riveted on the World Cup, the 10th anniversary of a landmark day in Indian cricket - the famous Kolkata stand between Laxman and Dravid - has gone unheralded, unacknowledged even

502dRahul Bhattacharya talks to VVS Laxman and finds a simple man, intent on doing his job the best he can

Amazing grace

Rahul Bhattacharya talks to VVS Laxman and finds a simple man, intent on doing his job the best he can