Vvs Laxman

  • When 642 was not enough

    Mumbles Road End |  Michael Jones
    Some of the most dramatic turnarounds in cricket history have been orchestrated by the greatest names in the game on its biggest stage, changing the...

  • Adios Laxman, for right or wrong

    Hot Spot |  Chetan Narula
    A very, very special career innings has come to an end. VVS Laxman, the backbone of the Indian middle order for the past decade, has...

  • VVS Laxman - a cultured man with cultured strokeplay

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    There was a vulnerability about VVS Laxman's batsmanship, a delicacy, that somehow enhanced the brilliance of his strokeplay. It made him the most loved of...

  • Addressing the Laxman question

    Spin, Bounce and Turn |  Jamie Alter
    When should a sportsperson retire? This question was debated fiercely during and after India's disastrous tour of Australia, which ended in a 4-0 whitewash to...

  • The convenient IPL bogey

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    Let me get this straight. Every time a ball crashed into Rahul Dravid's stumps this Australian summer, it was because stints with the Royal Challengers...

  • India's golden age has come to an end

    Stump Vision |  R Mohan
    The heartbeat of India - the batting - does not beat anymore. The golden age is over. I know my fellow columnists differ on this...

  • India must accept need to rebuild

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    When we lose is a good time to ask some fundamental questions. Why do we play international cricket? Is it to a) win all ...