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  • The World T20 venue must not slip away

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    The last six months have not been very pleasant for Bangladesh. Time and again chaotic incidents took place and frustrated the whole nation. Unpleasant political...

  • The Changing Face of Indian Cricket

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    Team India's build-up to the 2013 Champions Trophy was an uncomfortable one. The IPL had ended but its shady aftermath plagued them. MS Dhoni bore...

  • Champions Trophy: The Favourites

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    Recently there was a poll on one of the most popular cricket websites in the world. The question asked was a simple one. Which team...

  • Champions Trophy: A Marker for Indian Selectors

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    In October 2000, most fans in this country were united in their loss of love for the game. The shadow of match fixing loomed large,...

  • Which Indian pacers will make the Champions Trophy?

    Clean Bold |  Mikkhail Vaswani
    It's the hits, the heaves and the "Yes maximums" that makes any T20 match an exciting and entertaining one. So if IPL 6 is high...

  • Pujara omitted from India's ODI team without a chance

    Clean Bold |  Mikkhail Vaswani
    What happened in this year's NKP Salve Challengers Trophy? Who was the highest run-getter? More importantly, what does a good outing in one of India's...

  • At war with the wrong enemy

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    Waqar Younis told the story with relish of a one-day game in 1989 when he dismissed Kris Srikkanth twice in two balls. First an lbw...

  • A knock at cricket's administrative door

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    The other day my son was learning how to cycle - to put it right, the act of balancing. "If you don't pay attention, the...

  • Can Afghanistan rise beyond T20 minnows tag?

    viewpoint |  Hrishikesh Kanitkar
    In exactly two months the ICC World Twenty20 will commence in Sri Lanka. Defending champions England will be keen to show the world that they...

  • Stench of DRS compromise

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    For every leader that inspires, there is one who derails. Power can enrich but also cripple. A demagogue can benefit his constituents but chooses instead...

  • DRS without ball-tracking: A sugar free candy bar!

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    The leg before decision is a unique cricketing animal. Unlike any other mode of dismissal it relies as much on 'opinion' as fact. An umpire...

  • UDRS: the time has come

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    While the Indian Cricket board's rejection of the Decision Review System for the series in England isn't really a surprise, its timing is rather intriguing....

  • Gaurav Kalra: MSD from a distance

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    In journalism fancy headline writing is a much admired skill. But in the aftermath of India's World Cup victory, the phraseology to describe Indian skipper...