Indie

  • Tough to step into captain's shoes

    viewpoint |  Hrishikesh Kanitkar
    Just when the Indian team was getting nice and comfortable with the World Cup and the Champions Trophy winners tag, there comes about a twist...

  • Self-evaluation the key to Gayle and Steyn's success in T20

    viewpoint |  Hrishikesh Kanitkar
    There is no question about it. Twenty20 cricket is a game of confidence. When we look at the way Chris Gayle bats in T20, this...

  • Once upon a scorecard

    Spin, Bounce and Turn |  Jamie Alter
    It's funny how stumbling upon an archived scorecard brings back certain memories, and how glancing down a team's batting innings facilitates nostalgia. With the gentle...

  • Eternal hope for West Indies - the underdogs

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    There is something unreal about cricket in England right now. The visitors, West Indies, might go into the first Test without having had a full...

  • The Gayle story may set a precedent

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    Chris Gayle's odyssey in recent years - as a hired gunman or a professional sportsman depending on your point of view - has been interesting....

  • Hassled but happy: A day at the Kotla

    Off the Ball |  Priyanka Kumar
    It was a tough call this morning - to go to bed (at 6 AM) after a late shift at work (flexible timings take a...

  • A film on what makes a great team

    Nothing textbook about it |  Ranabir Majumdar
    There have been many individual sportspersons who have ruled the collective imagination of the masses, but no other team apart from the West Indies cricket...

  • Rajdeep Sardesai: Before Sachin, there was Viv

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    One of the great joys of journalism is that it introduces you to many wonderful people, including at times childhood heroes. As a teenager growing...