Asia Cup

  • Sedition charge for cheering: A new low for India

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    It is sad to see the administrative machinery of India succumb to jingoism. It was shocking that a couple of students from a university in...

  • India's bowling is losing sting

    Cricket Bytes |  E R Ramachandran
    "The Asia Cup is vital for the reputation of the country," said Kris Srikkanth, chairman of India's selection committee, to the media when he announced...

  • Latest model Tendulkar at crease now

    Stump Vision |  R Mohan
    A brand new version of Sachin Tendulkar is about to unfold if he has not already done so. The freedom with which he batted against...

  • In sport, selfishness is intrinsic to greatness

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    Great players are, by nature, selfish (the reverse is not necessarily true). They have to be. Richard Dawkins did not extend his theory of the...

  • A Hundred Memories

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    Manchester, the story began. A boy became a man. His first Test hundred, standing tall amongst ruins. Sydney, the Aussies found a supreme rival. Perth,...

  • Don't watch Tendulkar for the wrong reasons

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Stop, stop right there and come out of the stadium. Switch off that TV. You have messed it all up. Your cricketing viewpoint is suffering...

  • Indian cricket must accept it needs improving

    Insight Edge |  Aakash Chopra
    Statistics are known to hide a lot more than they reveal, yet when they do the talking, they can be pretty unforgiving. A look at...

  • India's cricketers have provided a necessary crisis

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    "Who will tell Sachin?" is the new national obsession and it is amusing. Less than a year ago, the same nation was willing 'Sachin plus...

  • Tendulkar deserves a last hurrah

    Stump Vision |  R Mohan
    Sachin Tendulkar's ODI career is on its last legs, if they haven't folded already. Those on the inside track say he was to announce his...