Indian Cricket

  • Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar: Contrasting batsmen united by their sheer genius

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    The Ferozeshah Kotla is not among my favourite cricket grounds. An unnerving experience of being lathi-charged during an India-Pakistan match in 1999 convinced me that...

  • India must revive its relationship with county cricket

    Spin, Bounce and Turn |  Jamie Alter
    Suddenly, in the space of a couple days, three Indian cricketers have been linked with county cricket deals. It is very rare in Indian cricket,...

  • Indian cricket resembles an abandoned parent

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    I am saddened. The foundation of my fancy for cricket has taken a beating. It's shaken up, still jarring as I speak. Not because the...

  • Plenty of parallels between cricket and life

    viewpoint |  Hrishikesh Kanitkar
    When you first attend cricket coaching at your local club, you see immediately that a great importance is given to being disciplined in your attitude...

  • BCCI must rope in Kapil Dev to groom fast bowlers

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    There is a perception amongst common cricket fans that India is a graveyard when it comes to producing quality pace bowlers. After Kapil Dev there...

  • India's Punching Bag Puzzle

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    As per Google, a punching bag is 'a stuffed or inflated bag, typically cylindrical or pear-shaped, suspended so it can be punched for exercise or...

  • Dr Kurien and Yuvraj: Indians never cease to inspire

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    This weekend was a bag of mixed emotions. On one side, I was elated to hear the news of Yuvraj Singh getting back to cricket...

  • A cricketer in India has a dual dream

    Clean Bold |  Mikkhail Vaswani
    White flannels, a cricket kit and bat in hand - such has been the uniform for any toddler ever since he first dreamed of playing...

  • State of domestic cricket venues is pathetic

    Insight Edge |  Aakash Chopra
    Even though players from the first-class circuit have been fretting over the abysmal conditions in domestic cricket for years now, it took a bitter remark...

  • Rahul Dravid, it's not over yet, you know that

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    To begin with, Rahul Sharad Dravid, thank you ever so much for all the memories. When on 9th March 2012 you said, it's time for...

  • Dravid's moment: Let's celebrate it like Holi

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Holi was being celebrated all across India. A festival that has a cultural heritage and spontaneity that cuts across every Indian irrespective of their background;...