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'We won against England and that is a good thing..'
Anshuman Gaekwad, coach of the Indian cricket team, finds some silver linings in the team's recent performance.
'The pitches at home are not to my liking'
Rahul Dravid, occupant of the pivotal number three slot in the Indian line up, in an exhaustive interview.
'You have to perform to survive'
Robin Singh finds himself in that most crucial of slots -- the sole recognised all-rounder in the World Cup bound squad. Shobha Warrier meets the man of the moment, for an exclusive interview.
'We said, let's just go out and fight!'
Roger Binny, highest wicket-taker in the 1983 World Cup, discusses Kapil's Devils, and Azhar's lineup, in an exhaustive interview.
'All we have to do is believe in ourselves'
His back problems are getting more media space than Jayalalitha's tantrums. Sachin Tendulkar discusses his recent rest cure, and India's World Cup chances, with Pritish Nandy.
'The selectors hadn't played any cricket'
Meet Doddanarsaiah Ganesh. The man once rated 'the next Srinath'. The guy with 85 Ranji wickets this season and counting. The fast bowler no one seems to want. In a candid interview.
'With a little rest, Sachin will be fine'
India's physio, Andrew Kokinos, in a rare interview.
'I don't think Simpson should be with the team at all'
In a forthright interview, Dilip Doshi, now based in London, assesses India's chances in the World Cup.
'My best moment was when I smoked on the Lord's balcony!'
Krish Srikkanth, that dashing cavalier of Indian cricket, at his irrepressible best in the Rediff interview
'Chances of a recurrence are extremely rare'
'I think this is a case of excessive fatigue. Whether it is due to excessive cricket is something I would not like to comment upon,' says Board adviser Dr Anant Joshi of Agarkar's fracture.
'I'll pick Sachin to lead in the World Cup'
Arun Lal on the World Cup, and his protegee, Saurav Ganguly.
'The English will have to accept our list!'
'We felt it is important that the team doctors, Dr Chadda and Dr Kokinos, have a look at Agarkar and Kambli. I don't want them to blame us later, that we did not take them into confidence.' BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele, on why India delayed its team selection.
"Thoughts of failure did not cross my mind," says S Ramesh.
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