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|April 10, 2006|
'Dravid needs to sound more honest'
'Most of the time he hams or is being repetitive. He is nearly always politically correct and nearly always boring,' says Graham Gooch.
|March 14, 2006|
'Kumble could get 600 wickets'
England went away from Mohali wondering if they could ever raise a 400-plus total in this series, says Graham Gooch.
|February 20, 2006|
Yuvraj-Dhoni combination is proving deadly
Deeper insights, says Javagal Srinath, would reveal that it was the mindless batting that led to Pakistan's debacle in the just-concluded ODI series.
'Options galore for Team India'
Yuvraj Singh's hundred in Karachi would give him maximum satisfaction, hopefully for greater peaks to be conquered, says Bishen Singh Bedi.
|February 07, 2006|
'Sehwag looks the odd man out'
Bishen Singh Bedi questions whether the contract system has raised the commitment of the Indian players
|February 05, 2006|
'Kaif's return would lift spirits'
India's strength in the ODI series would be its devastating opening pair of Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, says Moin Khan.
|January 12, 2006|
Pakistan have the edge
There is one man who can turn the team around with his cricketing acumen, Bob Woolmer.
|December 23, 2005|
Indian conditions did not help Murali
Good as the Indian spinners are, they appear better on Indian pitches. It has to do with the balls used in home matches as well as the pitches which are not rolled out hard and thus tend to play a bit up and down progressively.
|December 14, 2005|
Not the way to treat Ganguly
What was the point in retaining Gautam Gambhir, who has scored just five runs in the three innings in the Sri Lanka series?
|December 07, 2005|
Laxman is a proven Test performer
It is indeed strange to see a change in venue when the touring party is already in the third day of the first Test, says Arjuna Ranatunga.
|November 29, 2005|
Yuvraj has a star presence in one-dayers
He makes critical contribution in the field and with bat, not to forget his spin bowling which could be extremely handy in the 2007 World Cup, says Gary Kirsten.
|November 10, 2005|
'India is attacking at all costs'
It would be interesting to see how the rising power of India would match up to the best in days to come, says Arjuna Ranatunga.
|October 30, 2005|
'Suffused in Tendulkar's genius'
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga says the master batsman has lifted modern-day mediocrity with his sublime genius.
|October 26, 2005|
'Tendulkar is still the best'
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga says more than Tendulkar it was Pathan who took the game away from the visitors in the first ODI.
|October 22, 2005|
India anxious to test new cocktail
Despite losing the practice match against Mumbai, former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga is confident the tourists will do well in the seven-match ODI series against India.
|September 28, 2005|
Indian cricket will surely pay!
'All that happened in Mumbai on Tuesday turned out to be a big attempt to escape the reality of today's Indian cricket team.'
|September 16, 2005|
Sourav's now an embarassment
'His disclosure that the coach had suggested that he abdicate the captaincy was in utter bad taste.'
|August 30, 2005|
'I don't hate batsmen'
I would like to push home the advantage I have gained over the Indians from the first game, says Shane Bond
|August 10, 2005|
Dhoni needs to adapt to pressure
There was hardly any change in India's pattern of play in the tri-series final, says Javagal Srinath. 'The Indians once again flattered to deceive and lost yet another final.'
India lacked planning
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga reflects on India's loss to Sri Lanka in the final of the tri-series tournament.
|August 09, 2005|
Finishing School for Team India
Madhav Thambisetty was witness to a novel coaching technique that has caught the fancy of India coach Greg Chappell.
|August 08, 2005|
Sehwag needs to be his carefree self
The Indians need to address quite a few issues if they want to seriously become a force in one-day cricket, says Arjuna Ranatunga.
|August 05, 2005|
'Time to play a fifth bowler'
'It's time that the six Indian batsmen own up the extra responsibilities to accommodate the fifth crucial bowler,' says Javagal Srinath.
|August 01, 2005|
India's balance was awry
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga was unimpressed with India's tactics in the tri-series match against the West Indies. 'They panicked,' he says.