|November 08, 2005|
|'Chappell will not mess around' |
'If he thinks Ganguly does not fit in his scheme of things, he won't care a damn, however big Ganguly is in India,' says former Test player Rusi Surti, who knows the Aussie well.
|October 18, 2005|
|Uthappa has spice|
Though he has the temperament for longer innings, as an opener he could be ideally suited to one-day cricket.
|October 03, 2005|
|Jagmohan Dalmiya: A master negotiator|
Jagmohan Dalmiya is known in Kolkata, his hometown, as a man who would much rather negotiate and settle a matter with you than slug it out for years on end.
|August 23, 2005|
|Style over substance|
World XI Test captain Graeme Smith hasn't led South Africa in a Test against the Aussies. Neither has he played a Test in Australia.
|July 26, 2005|
|New rules won't affect me: Kumble|
'The rules have been tilted a bit in favour of batsmen, but the changes have been made to ensure the game is interesting during the middle overs.'
|July 18, 2005|
|Raina reigns from the ranks|
Meet Uttar Pradesh's Suresh Raina, whose impressive showing in the domestic season won him a place in the Indian team for the Sri Lanka tri-series.
|May 18, 2005|
|'What did John Wright do?'|
'He could not rectify Ganguly's short-pitched delivery problem for five years,' says Ashok Malhotra.
|May 17, 2005|
|'I saw God in Chandu'|
Bishen Singh Bedi salutes his famous team-mate.
'Chandra was a class act'
Chandrasekhar was not a genuine leg-spinner, but a freak bowler, says former India captain Ajit Wadekar. 'He bowled googlies and the faster ones.'
India's reluctant hero
The saga of a bowler who converted a physical disability into his most lethal weapon.
Chandra for the record
Chandrasekhar holds the unusual record of aggregating more wickets than the runs in Tests as well as first-class career.
'Chandra could strike gold anytime'
Spin legend E A S Prasanna says Chandra was a bowler who did not plan out his wickets.
|May 04, 2005|
|Celebrating the Aussies|
From our archives.
Australia's nemesis - India
One of the reasons behind India's success against the Aussies is its batting talent and the way a majority of its players played Shane Warne.
Baggy greens in the pink
The ICC Test rankings have been criticised -- justly -- but even in its flawed state, it tells a story of Australia's incredible dominance.
Australia's man Friday
Gilchrist, himself skeptical at the helm, may never be a full-time leader for Australia, but in the limited opportunities that he got, he's proved to be a diligent captain.
His open style of leadership has fetched Australia 10 victories in 13 Tests he has led the team.
A reign to remember
Nothing could get him down, not even a blow on the body.
Triumphant run Taylor-cut
During his tenure, Mark Taylor lost only three series as captain -- in Pakistan in 1994/95, and in India in 1996/97 and 1997/98.
|December 23, 2004|
|'I should have stayed more focused'|
'You only need to make that initial breakthrough. I believe you are bound to settle down once ou are in the top bracket, unless you are dumb,' says Mumbai stalwart Amol Muzumdar.
'Hazare's bat had no edges'
Chandu Borde rates Vijay Hazare as India's greatest batsman.
|November 20, 2004|
|McGrath no longer 'batting bunny'|
Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath finally proved his detractors wrong on Saturday by scoring his maiden Test fifty.
|May 15, 2004|
|The Murali report|
The complete report into the examination of Muthiah Muralitharan's doosra. A rediff.com exclusive.
|May 10, 2004|
|No big raise for cricketers!|
'They can spend the money on bikes, shopping and girls. The Board wants to make sure that domestic cricketers do not blow up the money,' says former BCCI treasurer Kishore Rungta.
|March 13, 2004|
|Tips from a betting 'guru'|
'Betting is a science,' he revealed as he lit another cigarette and let out smoke rings. 'If you are not very greedy there is no way you can make a loss.'
|March 5, 2004|
|Indians positive about Pak tour|
'Everyone says now is not the right time to go to Pakistan,' one player told rediff.com. 'My question is when is it the right time? We have to go there either this March or next October. How does it matter when we go?'
|January 6, 2004|
|Memories of another Melbourne Test|
Though India lost the third Test in the current series, V Gangadhar remembers the time they had won in Melbourne against the odds.