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August 26, 2022
How many times have India won the Asia Cup?
India have won the Asia Cup on seven occasions, Sri Lanka on five occasions, with Pakistan winning it twice.

July 30, 2022
Lalit Modi Was Born To Take Risks
The IPL, which was perhaps the biggest gamble of his life, turned out to be the biggest success story ever, making Lalit Modi a cult in the echelons of global sport.

July 29, 2022
'Why Won't Indian Players Play BBL?'
'It won't diminish the IPL, it will only grow them as a brand.'

July 19, 2022
England ODIs: Hardik, Pant Glitter
How India's players rated in the three-match ODI series.

June 28, 2022
'There was Plan A. There was Plan B. There was Plan C... and then there was Rishabh's Plan'
Bandon Mein Tha Dum is about a team that hits rock-bottom, loses key players, has its global reputation shrink overnight, but despite all the setbacks, pulls off one of the greatest comeback victories in the history of international cricket, applauds Shailesh Karkera.

June 27, 2022
It's June 25 Again For Kapil's Devils!
To celebrate India's glorious World Cup win on June 25, 1983, Paymentz launch The 1983 World Cup Opus exactly 39 years later.

June 09, 2022
'Mithali is a legend, no doubt about it'
'Her work ethic, disciple, dedication, determination and hunger to score runs for herself and for the team makes her stand out from the rest.'

May 31, 2022
IPL 2022: Stars Who Failed To Sparkle
IPL 2022 saw many top players failing to justify their huge price tags with the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Kieron Pollard and Ravindra Jadeja failing to inspire their teams.

IPL 2022: All The Numbers You Want
Debutants Gujarat Titans capped a fairytale season by beating inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets to win the IPL title in their first season in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

May 30, 2022
Dom's Take: Hardik, Gujarat Titans Rule!
Dominic Xavier celebrates Hardik Pandya and Gujarat Titans's IPL 2022 triumph.

May 29, 2022
Peerless Buttler Set To Finish As IPL 2022 MVPI
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list's 50 Most Valuable Players ahead of Sunday's IPL 2022 final between the Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals.

May 27, 2022
Shastri@60: 'You won't hear one negative word out of his mouth'
'He is a perennially positive guy.'

May 26, 2022
Virat Looks To The Heavens
As the Lucknow SuperGiants and RCB players filed out on the ground at the Eden Gardens to congratulate and commiserate, Kohli was spotted in animated prayer.

May 24, 2022
My IPL 2022 Dream Team
Even in a chaotic season like this one, full of upsets and last-ball finishes, there were some players who were consistent throughout the competition and featured heavily in the individual awards.

May 23, 2022
Buttler Or Russell: Most Valuable Player?
Jos Buttler is still the front-runner to be this IPL's MVP.

May 16, 2022
IPL 2022: Andre Russell Leads MVP Race
The Most Valuable Player Index table is telling another (worrying?) story: Performance from players in teams that are not going to make the top four is dropping somewhat alarmingly.

May 09, 2022
IPL 2022: Most Valuable Player: No Stopping Buttler!
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle pick the 50 Most Valuable Players in IPL 2022 after Game 55.

April 29, 2022
Why India Played Pak In 2019 World Cup
I tried to reason in my mind that wouldn't beating Pakistan again and again -- in the league matches and in the knockouts if they made it -- be a better tribute to our martyred soldiers?

April 28, 2022
IPL 2022: Who Will Make The Playoffs?
>With 40 out of 70 IPL 2022 games completed, the crucial playoff spots are slowly starting to take shape.

April 27, 2022
IPL 2022: How Will Second Half Play Out?
IPL 2022 has passed the halfway mark after a month of high action and drama.

April 26, 2022
IPL 2022: Jos MVPI, But Pandyas Shine
The Pandyas continue to be in the thick of things with Hardik Pandya (391) ahead, but Krunal Pandya (300) not too far behind.

April 18, 2022
IPL 2022: Hardik Most Valuable Player
When was the last time we saw an IPL top 50 table without the names of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, M S Dhoni, and with Rishabh Pant getting almost the last empty seat? ask Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji as they list the 50 Most Valuable Players after the first 29 IPL 2022 games.

April 15, 2022
IPL 2022: Umesh Yadav Most Valuable Player
The top five includes Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav; both reminding the Indian selectors that they can still be formidable magicians.

March 23, 2022
Watch Out For These Ranji Stars!
It was batters who mostly lead their teams to victories and some into the knock-outs. While Mumbai trailblazer Sarfaraz Khan continues to find the big runs, Baba Indrajith's consistency wasn't enough for Tamil Nadu to make even the top two in Group H.

March 07, 2022
India-West Indies ODI Series: Prasidh Krishna Most Valuable Player
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list India's Most Valuable ODI Players in the India - West Indies series.

The IPL 2022 Schedule
This year's IPL begins with a high-profile opening encounter between defending champions Chennai Super Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Warne: Moments To Remember Him Forever
Memorable moments from Shane Warne's glittering career.

March 03, 2022
India's Exclusive 100 Tests Club
Virat Kohli will join the elite company of eleven other Indians and a total of 70 other players across the various countries to complete the century of Test match appearances.

February 28, 2022
Remembering Spin Legend Sonny Ramadhin
Sonny Ramadhin, the mystery spinner from Trinidad who bamboozled England in 1950 and the first Indian to play for the West Indies, passed into the ages on Sunday, February 27, 2022.

February 22, 2022
Why Pujara and Rahane were DROPPED!
Rajneesh Gupta presents a detailed statistical analysis on the struggles of Rahane and Pujara since 2020.

February 14, 2022
VOTE! Which Is The BEST IPL Team?
During the two-day IPL Players Auction in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13, 2022, 204 players -- including 67 overseas players -- were sold for Rs 5,51,70,00,000.

February 12, 2022
IPL 2022 Auction: The SOLD players
The players sold at the IPL mega auction.

February 08, 2022
Vote! Who do you want in your IPL team?
0 cricketers -- including 370 Indian players and 220 overseas players -- will go under the hammer during the two-day mega auction.

February 06, 2022
'Lata<em>didi</em> was crazy about cricket'
'She was not just a fan; she knew the game and could differentiate between a good cricketer and a great cricketer.'

January 25, 2022
My Dada Sunil Gavaskar
To watch Dada standing on the steps of the airplane ladder with a glittering trophy in hand was exhilarating, recalls Hemant Kenkre.

December 31, 2021
This is a captain whose commitment to his team is absolute
Under Kohli, playing cricket will now be about winning, not avoiding defeat.

December 27, 2021
Harbhajan Singh's AWESOME Records
Harbhajan Singh is the first Indian to take a Test hat-trick. He achieved this feat while playing against Australia at Kolkata in March 2001 by dismissing Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Shane Warne.

December 09, 2021
ODIs: How India fared under Captain Kohli
Did Virat Kohli deserve to be replaced as India's ODI captain? Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers.

December 08, 2021
Rahul Dravid vs Greg Chappell: The Untold Story
The only way for Dravid to sort out the mess was by forcing a showdown and getting Chappell removed as coach.

November 27, 2021
Shreyas is latest, but Sehwag tops!
Indian batters have scored a century on Test debut.

November 18, 2021
India's Only T20 WC Records Were...
Rajneesh Gupta presents us all the numbers that matter in T20 World Cup 2021.

November 10, 2021
Life In A Bubble: Why Team India Needs A Break
It remains to be seen how the BCCI selectors pick the best players for every series in a cramped calendar, where the players have openly stated being fatigued by the bio-bubble life due to non-stop cricket.

November 01, 2021
T20 World Cup 2021 Records To STARTLE You
Rajneesh Gupta lists interesting records from the first week of the Super 12 competition in the T20 World Cup in the UAE.

October 27, 2021
Meet Namibia's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Namibia players's T20 Internationals records.

October 26, 2021
Meet Pakistan's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Pakistan players at the T20I World Cup and their T20 Internationals records.

Meet New Zealand's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the New Zealand players's T20 Internationals records.

October 25, 2021
Meet Scotland's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Scotland players's T20 Internationals records.

Meet Afghanistan's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Afghanistan players's T20 Internationals records.

October 24, 2021
Meet Bangladesh's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Bangladesh players's T20 Internationals records.

Meet Sri Lanka's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Sri Lankan players's T20 Internationals records.

October 23, 2021
Meet West Indies's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the West Indies players's T20 Internationals records.

Meet England's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the England players's T20 Internationals records.

Meet South Africa's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the South Africa players's T20 Internationals records.

Meet Australia's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Australia players at the T20I World Cup and their T20 Internationals records.

October 22, 2021
Meet Pakistan's T20 World Cup squad
Rajneesh Gupta lists the Pakistan players at the T20I World Cup and their T20 Internationals records.

October 21, 2021
IPL 2021: The Paisa Vasool Players
After IPL 2021, which players offer the best value for money?

October 19, 2021
Meet India's T20 World Cup Team
Rajneesh Gupta lists the T20 Internationals records of the Indian players at the T20I World Cup.

October 18, 2021
IPL 2021: Why Harshal Patel Is MVP
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's 50 Most Valuable Players.

October 16, 2021
IPL 2021: Harshal Patel Wins MVP Race
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's 50 Most Valuable Players.

October 04, 2021
Warner Returns!
The former Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper has been missing from the dugout for a couple of games.

October 02, 2021
What Happens When An IPL Game Ends
Between them, these Spin Punjab's Director of Cricket Operations Anil Kumble (619 Test wickets) and his former spinning partner Harbhajan Singh (417 Test wickets), who is plying his trade for the Kolkata Knight Riders this IPL season (though he hasn't got a game yet in the UAE phase), chat after the encounter.

September 29, 2021
IPL 2021: Harshal Patel Leads MVP Race
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 39.

September 21, 2021
Cricket On the Rise in US of A
'We are recreating the biggest sports rivalry in the world, which is Indians versus Pakistanis right here in the United States.'

September 20, 2021
Virat Kohli's T20I Numbers Are AWESOME!
How did India and Virat Kohli fare in T20Is?

August 05, 2021
Why India Ruled on Day 1
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the interesting numbers from the first day of the India-England Test at Trent Bridge.

August 02, 2021
Lanka ODIs: Deepak Chahar is Most Valuable Player
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list the Most Valuable Players in the Sri Lanka-India ODI series.

July 16, 2021
'Yashpal didn't get credit for '83 win'
'He was the one who set the agenda for the 1983 World Cup win with 89 in the first match against the West Indies, then top-scoring with 40 in the crucial match against Australia when we had to qualify for the semi-finals.'

July 13, 2021
'I will never forget Yashpal'
'The two of us got together and we put on a partnership of more than 300, it was amazing.'

'It's Yashpal. Hitting the ball with disdain'
'Good shot, <em>yaar</em>; but why are you batting so aggressively, almost angrily?' Amarnath wants to know.

Dom's Take: Adieu Yashpal<em>ji</em>
Dominic Xavier mourns 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma who passed into the ages on Tuesday morning.

June 22, 2021
Dom's Take: Umbrella in Cricketers' Toolkit?
Dominic Xavier wonders whether ICC should also include an Umbrella in players' toolkit.

June 17, 2021
Dom's Take: WTC Final: May the BEST team win
Dominic Xavier salutes both teams, wishes both sides luck and hopes for five days of unforgettable cricket.

India vs New Zealand: A Report Card
Before they take the field for the World Test Championship final on Friday, June 18, Rajneesh Gupta takes a look at India-New Zealand Test encounters in the new century.

June 16, 2021
How India and New Zealand reached WTC Final
Rajneesh Gupta offers insights about the World Test Championship Final.

May 04, 2021
IPL 2021: Lefties top MVP list
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 29.

May 03, 2021
IPL 2021, Week 3: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the third week of IPL 2021.

April 28, 2021
IPL 2021: Jadeja is Most Valuable Player
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's Most Valuable Players up to Game 21.

April 26, 2021
IPL 2021, Week 2: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the second week of IPL 2021.

April 21, 2021
IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan tops MVP list
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2021's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 11.

April 17, 2021
IPL 2021, Week 1: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the first week of IPL 2021.

April 12, 2021
Rajasthan Royals have tough task to rise up
Royals' new Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara is confident that the team's young Indian fast bowlers will rise to the challenge in this year's Indian Premier League.

April 10, 2021
Can KKR turn around their fortunes?
Two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be striving to turn around their fortunes in IPL 2021 after a below-par showing last season.

Can Sunrisers Hyderabad go all the way?
One of the most consistent teams in the Indian Premier League over the last few years, Sunrisers Hyderabad will be one of the teams to watch out for in IPL 2021.

April 09, 2021
Can Virat and RCB win IPL 2021?
Kohli, the IPL's highest scorer with 5,878 runs, is set to open the innings to give his team the early momentum.

April 08, 2021
IPL: Which bowler has the best economy rate?
While T20 is primarily a batsmen-dominated format, the bowlers have evolved over the years and left a mark with their clever innovations.

April 06, 2021
Who has hit the most 6s in the IPL?
A look at the various batting records in the IPL over the years.

April 02, 2021
He has the 2011 World Cup-winning ball
'I told Dhoni I'll give him the ball once he retires.'

April 01, 2021
Pant's India's Most Valuable Player
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list the Most Valuable Players in the India-England ODI series.

'Feels like we won the World Cup yesterday'
'A World Cup win is always special wherever you win it, but it is more special to win it in front of your home fans.'

March 12, 2021
Harsha Bhogle: My Hero, Sunil Gavaskar
We have all had heroes. We have all wanted to be someone else.

Kolkata 2001: The Odyssey, viewed from the sidelines
years ago this week, India and Australia played one of the greatest Test matches in cricket history.

March 09, 2021
'He wore the Indian colours on his chest with pride and aplomb'
'Though I had my reservations about Sunny as a captain, I must say that he is a very proud Indian.'

March 08, 2021
'No fast bowler ever frightened Gavaskar'
'Doubtless he was the greatest opener of his era; and also one of the greatest in the history of cricket.'

March 06, 2021
'The broadest bat in the world'
K N Prabhu, the doyen of cricket writers, salutes Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, who appeared for the first time in Test cricket 50 years ago today, March 6, 1971.

February 17, 2021
How T20 will change!
Fascinating predictions for the years ahead.

February 12, 2021
Dom's Take: We Stand by Wasim Jaffer!
Anguished by the episode, Dominic Xavier expresses his solidarity with the cricket stalwart.

February 03, 2021
My Son Washington Sundar
M Sundar was not surprised when his son hit that memorable six during India's second innings at the Gabba in Australia. 'Washington always knew how to hook. He is a natural hook player.

January 21, 2021
'Cricket is like God for Shardul'
'He knows that cricket has given him an identity without which nobody will care about who Shardul Thakur is.'

January 20, 2021
Dom's Take: Thank you Team India
Dominic Xavier salutes Ajinkya Rahane and his team for giving India happiness and something to savour in these dark, scary, worrying times.

'Shardul has been daring since childhood'
'Like all eager beavers he was anxious to play for the national team.'

January 19, 2021
'Our father saw the cricketer's spark in Siraj's eyes'
'Father always wanted Siraj to play for India and make India proud in the cricketing field, but unfortunately, he is not there to see this glorious moment in Siraj's career.'

December 30, 2020
Dom's Take: End of the Dhoni Era
Dominic Xavier salutes the cricketing legend.

December 21, 2020
India's WORST five batting displays in Test cricket
India were bundled out for 36 -- their lowest innings score in 88 years of Test cricket -- in the second innings of the Adelaide Test.

December 20, 2020
Summer of 36 vs Summer of 42
It was the summer of 42 revisited all over again as Virat Kohli and the Indian team crashed to the lowest score in Test cricket in 65 years.

December 03, 2020
If it was not for Pandya...
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list the Most Valuable Players during the India-Australia ODI series.

November 16, 2020
How IPL 2020's Rs 10 Crore plus club performed
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's Paisa Vasool Players.

November 14, 2020
IPL 2020: The TOP 10 bowlers
The bowlers who shone at this year's IPL.

November 13, 2020
Guess who is IPL 2020's Most Valuable Player?
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players.

November 12, 2020
IPL 2020: All the numbers you must KNOW
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers of IPL 2020.

IPL 2020: The TOP 10 batsmen
The batsmen who made a mark at this year's IPL.

November 10, 2020
IPL 2020: Who will be MVP? Rabada or Bumrah?
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players before the IPL 2020 Final.

November 07, 2020
7 batsmen, 4 bowlers in my All Stars XI
Do you think Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer can do the job for my team?

November 05, 2020
IPL: Is it a bird, is it a plane...
IPL 2020 has been an exhibition of superb fielding and here are glimpses of some of those efforts...

November 03, 2020
IPL 2020, Week 6: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the sixth week of IPL 2020.

October 29, 2020
Jofra Archer continues to be MVP
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 46.

October 28, 2020
IPL 2020, Week 5: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the fifth week of IPL 2020.

October 26, 2020
Jofra Archer tops MVP list
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 41.

October 20, 2020
IPL 2020, Week 4: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the fourth week of IPL 2020.

October 19, 2020
Rabada tops MVP list but Rahul not far behind
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Game 34.

October 17, 2020
Kumble@50: Check out the spin legend's career highlights
On the occasion of his 50th birthday, a look at Anil Kumble's amazing career!

October 14, 2020
K L Rahul is still MVPI
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's 50 Most Valuable Players up to Match 25.

October 13, 2020
IPL 2020, Week 3: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the third week of IPL 2020.

October 12, 2020
How Dhoni's CSK can bounce back
At the halfway point, after winning just two games out of seven, CSK are looking set to miss the play-offs for the first time in their history.

October 07, 2020
IPL 2020: Rahul, Mayank Agarwal top MVP list
Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle list IPL 2020's Most Valuable PlayerS so far.

October 06, 2020
IIPL 2020, Week 2: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the important numbers after the second week of IPL 2020.

October 03, 2020
IPL Poll: RCB vs RR: Who will win?
Game 15 of the Indian Premier League will see Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Rajasthan Royals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

October 02, 2020
IPL Poll: CSK vs Hyderabad: Who will win?
Game 14 of the Indian Premier League will see Chennai Super Kings take on SunRisers Hyderabad at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

October 01, 2020
IPL Poll: KXIP vs MI: Who will win?
Thursday, October 1 will see the Kings XI Punjab take on the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020's 13th game at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

September 30, 2020
IPL Poll: RR vs KKR: Who will win?
Wednesday, September 30, will see the Rajasthan Royals take on the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2020's 12th game at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

September 29, 2020
IPL 2020, Week 1: All the Hits & Misses
Rajneesh Gupta gives us all the numbers from the first week of IPL 2020.

September 28, 2020
Poll: MI vs RCB: Who will win?
Monday, September 28, will see Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians.

September 25, 2020
Dom's Take: Farewell, Deano
Dominic Xavier salutes Dean Mervyn Jones.</p>

September 22, 2020
Why Devdutt Padikkal may be the find of IPL 2020
'He has the mental strength and skill to play anybody and any attack.'

September 18, 2020
IPL 2020: Meet four-time champions Mumbai Indians
Rajneesh Gupta presents Mumbai Indians's record in the IPL over the years:

POLL: Who will win IPL 2020?
Time to vote, guys!

IPL 2020: Meet the Rajasthan Royals
Rajneesh Gupta presents Rajasthan Royals's IPL record over the years.

IPL 2020: Meet Delhi Capitals
Rajneesh Gupta on the Delhi Capitals's IPL record.

IPL 2020: Meet Sunrisers Hyderabad
Rajneesh Gupta presents Sunrisers Hyderabad's IPL record over the years.

Mumbai most successful IPL team
Rajneesh Gupta presents a complete statistical IPL dossier.

September 17, 2020
IPL 2020: Meet Kings XI Punjab
The Kings XI Punjab IPL record.

IPL 2020: Meet Royal Challengers Bangalore
A look at Royal Challengers Bangalore's IPL record over the years.

September 16, 2020
IPL 2020: Watch out for these batsmen!
While stars like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and David Warner are expected to set the stage on fire, there are other talented batsmen who want to compete with the best.

August 29, 2020
Is Jimmy the Sachin of fast bowling?
England's James Anderson is the first fast bowler to take 600 Test wickets.

August 19, 2020
World Photography Day: Check out Kumble's perfect 10
On World Photography Day, we present some of the best pictures from Anil Kumble's wildlife photography collection.

Which Dhoni avatar do you like?
Tell us which Mahi avatar you like best!

August 18, 2020
Permanent seat for Dhoni at Wankhede
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's name may be etched in the annals of Mumbai's Wankhede stadium forever.

'He said we should show attitude and courage while facing the Aussies'
V V S Laxman, who scored an incredible 281 to lead India's amazing comeback in the Eden Gardens Test against Australia, recalls Chetan Chauhan's role in that memorable triumph.

'Dhoni is an amazing human being'
We asked you Dear Readers for your memories, photographs and videos of your meeting with M S Dhoni.

Dom's Take: Who will fill MSD's shoes?
As a glorious era ends, Dominic Xavier asks which cricketer can fill the huge void left by Dhoni's departure.

August 17, 2020
39 facts you must know about Dhoni
There are many interesting facts and stats about Dhoni's fabulous career.

'He was cordial and down to earth'
We asked you Dear Readers for your memories, photographs and videos of your meeting with M S Dhoni.

Check out Dhoni's TOP five knocks for India
A look at Mahendra Singh Dhoni's top five knocks in international cricket.

In Numbers: M S Dhoni's glorious career
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers on the ceicketing legend.

August 13, 2020
IPL 2020: How Virat, Rohit, Rahul, Hardik are gearing up
IPL 2020 will be the first assignment since March for most cricketers.

August 06, 2020
Why this man is taking on BCCI President Ganguly...
'Jay Shah's tenure as BCCI secretary ended in May.'

August 01, 2020
Cricket's alive again, but it's action minus atmosphere
'Ghost-like stands repel rather than attract audiences,' observes Ashis Ray.

July 10, 2020
Sunil Gavaskar, Indian Cricket's Real Master
When he ended his Test career, he held the following Test records: Most Tests (125). Most consecutive Tests (106). Most runs (10,122). Most hundreds (34). Most scores of 50 or more (79). Most hundred partnerships (58).

July 07, 2020
Dhoni@39: 14 things you didn't know
From TC to Cricket Legend, what an incredible journey Mahi has had!

May 21, 2020
'Spinners must make friends with 'keepers first'
Former India spinner Venkatapathy Raju explains the mysteries of spin bowling.

May 18, 2020
FALSE! Steyn's claim on Tendulkar double ton
None of the 31 balls Steyn bowled to Tendulkar in the entire game -- the second India-South Africa ODI -- produced a close LBW shout.

May 10, 2020
Why you should watch <em>The Test</em>
'If there were ever a PR exercise to fix the seemingly irreparable image of Australian cricket in the aftermath of the most notorious on-field scandal in recent memory, then this is it,' observes Dhruv Munjal.

How sledging provoked Yuvi to hit 6 sixes in an over
Rajneesh Gupta picks instances of sledging which backfired spectacularly.

May 08, 2020
When sledging backfired...
Rajneesh Gupta picks instances of sledging which backfired spectacularly and the players had to pay dearly for their misadventures.

May 07, 2020
India's SG working on wax polish to shine cricket balls post COVID-19
'There could be a law where you can say from the 15th over or the 20th over, you can give the wax polish to the bowlers.'

April 25, 2020
A dinner invitation none would refuse!
To the future Chairman of Selectors, it revealed how simple and humble the batting colossus was.

April 24, 2020
What you don't know about Sachin Tendulkar!
Rajneesh Gupta checks out The Master's unknown records and milestones.

April 22, 2020
Lockdown no bar, Cricket star hones skills indoors
'Cricket is a game where if you come back after a gap, then it is not easy to perform immediately.'

April 19, 2020
When Shastri sledged the Aussies...
Rajneesh Gupta picks fun sledging through the decades.

April 13, 2020
Sledging: Hilarious cricket banter
Rajneesh Gupta picks fun sledging through the decades. Take a look!

April 07, 2020
Rajneesh's Believe It Or Not in Cricket!
Rajneesh Gupta lists some amazing coincidences in cricket -- a feature guaranteed to amuse you in these anxious times.

April 06, 2020
Lockdown Heroes: Nadeem, Jackson help the needy
Jharkhand spinner Shahbaz Nadeem and Saurashtra batsman Sheldon Jackson rise to the challenge in these dark times.

Lockdown dance: Can you shake it like Chahal, Dhawan?
With no action on the field due to the coronavirus outbreak, our cricketers are keeping their fans entertained on social media during the lockdown.

April 01, 2020
SEE: What our cricketers are up to!
Our cricketers, who rarely get off-time, have had to spend the last week locked down in their respective homes like the rest of us across India.

March 30, 2020
A cricket feature to make you smile
Rajneesh Gupta lists some amazing coincidences in cricket -- a feature guaranteed to amuse you in these anxious times.

March 12, 2020
SEE: 6 Questions with Ajinkya Rahane!
Watch 'Jinks' Rahane in action!

March 06, 2020
SEE: 'Gayle is still a force to be reckoned with'
Former West Indies captain Daren Ganga believes Chris Gayle should continue to play for the West Indies in the T20 format.

March 05, 2020
SEE: Ex-West Indies captain searches for Indian roots
Former West Indies captain Daren Ganga is proud of his Indian heritage and has started to trace his family's roots in the country.

March 03, 2020
The batsman who is Satya Nadella's hero
'On the ground, Jai would never swipe or slog or do anything ugly with a cricket bat.'

Report Card: How India's players fared in New Zealand
Virat Kohli's horror run with the bat brought back memories of England 2014 while Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara also failed to live up to their top billing.

February 26, 2020
India's worst Test defeats under Virat Kohli
When India lost the Wellington Test by 10 wickets, was it the worst defeat for Virat Kohli's team?

February 20, 2020
Who are India's MOST VALUABLE ODI players?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify India's most valuable players in ODI games this season.

February 17, 2020
India-NZ ODI series: Meet Most Valuable Players
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list the Most Valuable Players of the India-New Zealand ODI series.

January 30, 2020
Who is India's MVPI ODI player this season?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list India's Most Valuable ODI Players this season.

January 29, 2020
Who beat Kohli to MVP spot?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji reveal the Most Valuable Players of the India-Australia ODI series.

January 16, 2020
Is Virat Kohli the Greatest Of All Time?
He finished the decade with 20,960 international runs -- 5,775 more than anybody else -- and 69 hundreds -- 22 more than anybody else.

January 13, 2020
'You are devaluing Test cricket'
'If you are reducing Tests to four days, you are tampering with the time, you are tampering with the skill, you are tampering with the patience, tampering with the technical part.'

Meet India's Most Valuable ODI Players
A World Cup year tends to dominate discussion on ODI cricket, and bilateral series are usually quickly forgotten.

January 01, 2020
Virat and his team were game changers in 2019
The Indian cricket team went from strength to strength in 2019, especially in Test cricket where they are rightly perched at the top.

December 30, 2019
2019: A year of records for India
Rajneesh Gupta explains how team India performed during the year across all the three formats.

December 21, 2019
'My ultimate aim is to play for India'
'I look forward to meeting David Warner and talking to him about batting.'

December 20, 2019
TOP 10 buys at IPL 2020 Auction
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins shattered the record for the most expensive foreign buy ever in the IPL auction as Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for a massive Rs 15.50 crore.

December 12, 2019
SEE: DJ Bravo on Virat, Dhoni, SRK
Former West Indian cricket captain Dwayne John Bravo, who last year announced his retirement from all forms of the game, is having a good second run as a singer.

December 10, 2019
SEE: Lara on why Pollard is right choice as WI captain
Brian Lara on the challenges that lie ahead for new West Indies Captain Kieron Pollard.

December 09, 2019
SEE: What's wrong with Pant's wicket-keeping?
'Everyone's there just to criticise the young man and there is so much pressure on the poor guy.'

November 28, 2019
WATCH: Dhoni on the 2 BIG moments of his career
'There are a lot of uncertainties when it comes to cricket.'

November 25, 2019
India continue record-breaking run in Tests
World No 1 India continued their rampaging form in Test cricket.

November 19, 2019
Day-Night Tests: All the Numbers!
The second Test between India and Bangladesh at Kolkata's Eden Gardens will be the first day-night Test on Indian soil, making India the seventh country to host a day-night Test.

October 21, 2019
Can Dada fix the BCCI?
'Somewhere along the way, elected office-bearers appeared to have lost sight of the interest of cricket and begun to pursue their own interpretation of what the game should be.'

October 17, 2019
Mumbai teen smashes world record!
At 17 years, 292 days, Yashasvi Jaiswal became the youngest player ever to score a double hundred in men's List A cricket, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

October 12, 2019
11/10/2019: A day of records for Kohli
The major records established by Virat Kohli on Day 2 of the second Test against South Africa in Pune, on Friday.

October 09, 2019
Rohit's super stats from Visakhapatnam Test
Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers from the first Test.

October 01, 2019
India-SA Tests: How both teams fare
Rajneesh Gupta throws up all the numbers from Test encounters between India and South Africa.

September 26, 2019
The First Great Indian Cricketer
One cricketer made all the difference when the first All India cricket team toured England in 1911.

September 23, 2019
कैसे एक बस कंडक्टर अपने बेटे के क्रिकेट के सपनों को राह दिखा रही है
सितंबर 14 तक, वैदेही अंकोलेकर मुंबई की प्रसिद्ध बेस्ट बसों में एक बस कंडटर थीं। अब उन्हें पूरा देश भारत के नये उभरते क्रिकेट हीरो की माँ के रूप में जानता है।

September 18, 2019
How a bus conductor is driving her son's cricket dreams
Until September 14, Vaidehi Ankolekar was a bus conductor on Mumbai's famed BEST buses.

September 13, 2019
'विहारी को चुनौतियां लेना पसंद है'
'जब टीम लड़खड़ा रही हो, तो वह आगे आकर महत्वपूर्ण पारी ज़रूर खेलता है।'

September 12, 2019
India vs SA: How each player fares
Rajneesh Gupta has all the numbers about how each player from the Indian and South Africa teams fared in T20 Internationals.

'This is the best opportunity to try out Rohit as Test opener'
'Rohit can bring a lot to the table.'

September 11, 2019
India vs SA: How the teams stack up in T20s
Rajneesh Gupta throws up all the numbers of how both teams have fared in Twenty20 Internationals.

'Vihari likes to take on challenges'
'When the team is struggling, he is the one who wants to step up and play that important innings.'

September 04, 2019
How India's players fared in the West Indies
A look at how the Indians fared in the West Indies.

September 03, 2019
An amazing clean sweep for India
It is the first time that India have made a clean sweep in a Test series in the West Indies.

July 24, 2019
The man who changed Indian cricket forever
'A man who is sometimes loved and loathed in equal measure, a man we're seemingly tired of seeing yet can't imagine life without.'

July 23, 2019
World Cup 2019: The Most Valuable Players
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players of World Cup 2019.

July 22, 2019
VOTE: Who should be next India cricket coach?
Will Ravi Shastri be retained or will the BCCI opt for a new face?

July 16, 2019
Check out World Cup Dream XI
Brilliant performances from some players of the 10 participating teams through the World Cup will be etched in memory of cricket fans forever.

July 15, 2019
World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma Most Valuable Player
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players at World Cup 2019.

July 12, 2019
न्यू ज़ीलैंड से भारत की हार के मुख्य कारण
ओल्ड ट्रैफर्ड में भारत की दमदार टीम की न्यूज़ीलैंड के हाथों शिकस्त का कारण क्या है?

July 11, 2019
The key factors in India's loss to Kiwis
What cost India a place in the World Cup final?

July 08, 2019
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers of Rohit Sharma, the first player to score five tons in any series or tournament.

July 05, 2019
'This team will do things no Indian team has done'
'They have a belief that they can go and win anywhere.'

June 17, 2019
The 5-man army that slayed Pakistan
A dominant Indian team routed Pakistan at Old Trafford.

June 15, 2019
Afghans: Minnows to dark horses
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the Afghanistan team from World Cups.

How India have dominated Pakistan in World Cups
India have won all their six games against Pakistan in the World Cup.

June 13, 2019
Is this New Zealand's World Cup?
Semi-finalists six times. Runner-up in 2015.

June 12, 2019
Don't rule Bangladesh out!
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers for the Bangladesh team from World Cups.

June 11, 2019
Why Yuvraj Singh is an ODI legend
Rajneesh Gupta brings all Yuvraj Singh's numbers from different formats of cricket.

June 10, 2019
Can South Africa make it to the next stage?
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the South African team from the World Cups.

June 07, 2019
Can England win this World Cup?
Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers for the England team from cricket World Cups.

June 06, 2019
Australia, the World Cup's Champion of Champions
Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers of the Australian team from World Cups.

World Cup 2019: Bowler, not batsman, will rule!
Consistent death bowling from a Bumrah and spinners picking up wickets in the middle overs is why the average run-rate in the last few years hasn't exploded the way one would have expected, says Dhruv Munjal.

June 05, 2019
Sri Lanka: Champs once; runners up twice
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the Sri Lankan team from World Cups.

How many 2019 World Cup players have scored 10,000 ODI runs?
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the fascinating career numbers of players in the World Cup.

June 04, 2019
Meet the World Cup players
Rajneesh Gupta profiles the cricketers playing the World Cup 2019.

How many Indians have scored a World Cup century?
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the India team from the World Cups.

June 03, 2019
Beware the West Indies!
Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the West Indies team from the World Cups.

June 01, 2019
How Pakistan fares in World Cups
Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers of the Pakistan team from cricket World Cups.

May 31, 2019
Who's the most successful World Cup captain?
Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from cricket World Cups held between 1975 to 2015.

May 29, 2019
How much do you know about World Cup batting records?
In a three part series, Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from cricket World Cups held between 1975 to 2015.

May 27, 2019
All you need to know about the World Cup
In a three part series, Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from Cricket World Cup held between 1975 to 2015.

May 16, 2019
आइपीएल 12: कौन रहा सबसे आगे
आइपीएल 2019 भी हर बार की तरह बड़ा हिट साबित हुआ।

May 15, 2019
How the 12 IPL finals played out
Rajneesh Gupta brings you the drama and the magic behind all the 12 IPL finals so far.

Andre Russell is the MVP of IPL 2019
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players in IPL 2019 at the end of the season.

May 14, 2019
MUST READ: All the IPL 2019 numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the just concluded IPL-12.

May 13, 2019
IPL 12: Best of the Best
Harish Kotian picks his top performers in IPL 2019.

May 12, 2019
Delhi Capitals: Also-rans to Top Guns
Ricky Ponting + Sourav Ganguly + Shreyas Iyer + Kagiso Rabada + Rishabh Pant + Shikhar Dhawan + consistent team selection.

Will Andre Russell stay MVP in IPL 2019?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players in the IPL at the end of Match 59.

May 11, 2019
Sanath Jayasuriya: Dancing with Madhuri
Madhuri praised him in Sinhalese, saying, 'Gondhak hundai (Very good)', which instantly made Sanath smile.

May 10, 2019
Why the Dhoni phenomenon gets bigger and better
Scenes from the legend's IPL 2019 campaign...

May 08, 2019
Cuteness Alert! Rohit bonds with daughter Samaira
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma celebrated his team finishing top of the IPL league standings with his daughter Samaira and wife Ritika, in Mumbai on Sunday.

May 07, 2019
Will Pandya be IPL-12's most MVP?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the 60 Most Valuable Players in the IPL so far.

PICS: Children bring joy to IPL
Adorable pictures of the tots having a good time, adding cheer to the tournament.

May 06, 2019
IPL 12 Week 6: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the 52 games in IPL-12.

May 01, 2019
Can Hardik oust Russell as Most Valuable Player?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players in the IPL so far.

April 29, 2019
IPL 12 Week 5: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the first 44 games in IPL-12.

April 24, 2019
4 Indian WC players not in IPL's top 50!
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Players in the IPL so far.

April 22, 2019
IPL 12 Week Four: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the first 35 games in IPL-12.

April 17, 2019
Bumrah, Bhuvi, Shami key to India's WC hopes
'Bumrah is a class act.'

April 16, 2019
Why are Indians underperforming in IPL 12?
You do wonder why this is so, especially because top Indian players earn significantly higher amounts than their international counterparts with similar or greater ability.

April 15, 2019
Why Karthik got the nod ahead of Pant...
Dinesh Karthik's experience got him the nod, says Harish Kotian, but Ambati Rayudu's exclusion is puzzling.

IPL 12 Week Three: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the first 26 games in IPL-12.

April 13, 2019
Will RCB WIN their first game in IPL-12?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 28 in IPL 12: Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore.

April 12, 2019
Expect Andre Russell fireworks tonight!
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 26 in IPL 12: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals.

April 11, 2019
Will Dhoni become the 1st captain with 100 IPL wins?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 25 in IPL 12: Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings.

IPL: Andre Russell Most Valuable Player
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji reveal IPL-12's Most Valuable Players so far.

April 10, 2019
Kings XI Punjab have beaten Mumbai Indians most times at Wankhede
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 24 in IPL 12: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab.

April 09, 2019
CSK has not lost defending a score this IPL, KKR has not lost chasing
Chennai Super Kings's win-loss record is 15-1 n the last 16 matches at the Chepauk.

April 08, 2019
Will Kings XI Punjab win their 7th match on the trot at Mohali?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 22 in IPL 12: Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.

IPL 12 Week Two: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the first 17 games in IPL-12.

April 07, 2019
Will it be Andre Russell's night again?
Kolkata Knight Riders have won 3 matches so far in IPL 12, and Andre Russell has won the Player of the Match award in all three!

Will Kohli and Co score their maiden win tonight?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 20 in IPL 12: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals.

April 06, 2019
Mumbai, watch out for Warner, Bairstow!
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 19 in IPL 12: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians.

Tonight's game is special for Dhoni
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 18 in IPL 12: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab.

April 05, 2019
Will Kohli cross 10,000 T20 runs tonight?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 17 in IPL 12: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders.

Dhoni and the <em>Roar of the Lion</em>
'Very few are lionised like Dhoni anywhere in the world, perhaps not even Messi,' says Dhruv Munjal.

April 04, 2019
Watch out for Warner, folks!
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 16 in IPL 12: Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad.

April 03, 2019
Will Mumbai Indians score 100th IPL win tonight?
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 15 in IPL 12: Mumbai Indians vs CSK.

April 02, 2019
Check out Kohli's IPL milestone today!
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 14 in IPL 12: Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore.

April 01, 2019
Preview in Numbers: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 13 in IPL 12: Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals.

IPL 12 Week One: All the important numbers
Rajneesh Gupta brings you all the numbers from the first 8 games in IPL-12.

March 31, 2019
Preview in Numbers: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs RCB
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 11 in IPL 12: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs RCB.

March 30, 2019
Preview in Numbers: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 10 in IPL 12: Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders.

Preview In Numbers: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 9 in IPL 12: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians.

March 29, 2019
Preview In Numbers: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 8 in IPL 12: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals.

March 28, 2019
Preview In Numbers: RCB vs Mumbai Indians
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 7 in IPL 12: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians.

March 27, 2019
Preview In Numbers: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 6 in IPL 12: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab.

March 26, 2019
Preview In Numbers: Delhi Capitals vs CSK
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 5 in IPL 12: Delhi Capitals versus Chennai Super Kings.

March 25, 2019
Preview In Numbers: Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 4 in IPL 12: Rajasthan Royals versus Kings XI Punjab.

March 23, 2019
Preview In Numbers: CSK vs RCB
Rajneesh Gupta previews Game 1 in IPL 12: Chennai Super Kings versus Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Know your IPL Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Sunrisers Hyderabad and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Chennai Super Kings
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Chennai Super Kings and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Royal Challengers Bangalore and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Mumbai Indians
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Mumbai Indians and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Kolkata Knight Riders and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Rajasthan Royals
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Rajasthan Royals and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Delhi Capitals
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Delhi Capitals formerly known as Delhi Daredevils and much more.

Know your IPL Team: Kings XI Punjab
Rajneesh Gupta presents statistical summary of Kings XI Punjab and much more.

March 22, 2019
12 players to watch out for in IPL-12
While the likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Jos Buttler are already big hits with the fans, others like Rishabh Pant and Vijay Shankar will be looking for attention with some good performances.

March 21, 2019
Meet India's likely World Cup team
Indeed, this might be the easiest way to select India's World Cup team of 15, by picking the top 15, with only No 16 Vijay Shankar perhaps replacing No 13 Khaleel Ahmed to bolster the batting!

March 19, 2019
India-Aus series: Who beat Kohli to MVP spot?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji reveal the Most Valuable Players of the Inda-Australia ODI series.

The 1st 6 and other IPL firsts...
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the 'Firsts' in IPLs so far...

March 15, 2019
Rishabh Pant: Unrepressed, entertaining, authentic
'I just go out there and do my thing; try to express myself. I'm glad people enjoy it,' Rishabh Pant tells Dhruv Munjal.

March 12, 2019
'I would prefer Karthik for World Cup'
Former selector Raja Venkat, who was part of the committee which picked the victorious Indian team for the 2011 World Cup, says the current selectors are not doing things the right way.

March 08, 2019
India's 500 ODI wins!
India registered its 500th win in One Day Internationals when it beat Australia in the second ODI at Nagpur on March 5, 2019.

March 04, 2019
पठान कर रहे हैं जम्मू-कश्मीर की सेवा, क्रिकेट के द्वारा
'जम्मू-कश्मीर एक बहुत ही बड़ा राज्य है, तो प्लेयर्स को एक साथ लाकर उन्हें सही राह देना आसान नहीं था, लेकिन मुझे पूरी उम्मीद है कि आने वाले समय में उन्हें इसका फ़ायदा ज़रूर मिलेगा।'

March 01, 2019
Chris Gayle's TOP 5 ODI knocks
Rajneesh Gupta and Ian Bishop glance at Universal Boss's ODI record and highlight 5 Gayleforce knocks.

February 27, 2019
Pathan's healing touch for J&K via cricket
'Jammu and Kashmir is a huge state, so to get the players together and put them on the right path, it is not easy, but I hope they will reap the benefits in the years to come.'

February 20, 2019
'Dhoni's role will be very, very, important in World Cup'
'For me, Dhoni is the main guy in the middle order and people will revolve around him.'

February 11, 2019
Could top 15 be India's World Cup team?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify India's Most Valuable ODI Players during the 2018-2019 season that has so far featured 22 games.

February 08, 2019
India-NZ ODI series: Who was Most Valuable Player?
Trent Boult top the most valuable players list with Mohammed Shami hold on to second position

February 06, 2019
How the Women in Blue make India proud
The celebrations after the 2017 World Cup went on for the next few months.

February 04, 2019
India's 200 Club
Rajneesh Gupta checks out the ODI careers of the 14 Indians with 200 ODI appearances.

January 30, 2019
'Pujara's way of playing Test cricket is the best in the world'
'He is like a pillar and the whole team bats around him.'

January 23, 2019
Who is the Most Valuable Indian ODI Player?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the Most Valuable Indian ODI Players in the 2018-19 season so far.

January 22, 2019
Cricket Quiz: What unique record did Pant script in Australia?
How much do you remember about India's historic wins Down Under?

January 21, 2019
Surprise! Dhoni not MVP in Aus-India ODI series
The legendary Indian cricketer was the Man of the ODI series, but the Most Valuable Player title went to an unlikely Aussie, point out Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji.

January 17, 2019
'IPL high price won't add to my stress'
Until he was 24, Varun Chakravarthy was making a living as an architect.

January 14, 2019
''World can learn to play Test cricket from Pujara'
'He showed what Test cricket is all about.'<

January 09, 2019
Exclusive! Cheteshwar is not normal says his dad
'Important things like concentration, having a balanced mind, staying calm at all times, all these important things he learnt from his mother.'

January 08, 2019
Pujara 10/10; Bumrah 9/10: Aussie Report Card
How India's players fared in Australia.

January 06, 2019
Sydney Test, Day 4: Interesting numbers
years have passed since a team made Australia follow on at home!

January 04, 2019
Sydney Test, Day 2: Interesting numbers
Rishabh Pant's 159* is the highest by an Indian wicketkeeper outside the subcontinent, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

December 31, 2018
Report Card: How India fared in MCG Test
Harish Kotian evaluates Indian performances in the third Test.

December 30, 2018
Bumrah makes history in his debut Tests year
No Indian bowler has had a better debut year in Test cricket than the young lad from the Gujarat and Mumbai Indians teams.

MCG Test: Day 5. Interesting numbers
Number of Tests won by India outside Asia in 2018 now stands at 4 -- the most they have ever won in a calendar year, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

December 29, 2018
MCG Test: Day 4. Interesting numbers
Pat Cummins is the first Australian to score a 50 and take 6 wickets in an innings in the same Test against India.

December 28, 2018
MCG Test: Day 3. Interesting numbers
India's first innings lead of 292 is the highest they have ever achieved in a Test in Australia, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

December 27, 2018
MCG Test: Day 2. Interesting numbers
Virat Kohli has scored 1,138 runs in overseas Tests this year -- that's the most by an Indian in a calendar year, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

December 26, 2018
MCG Test: Day 1. Interesting numbers
Only two Indians have scored a 50 in the first innings of a debut Test outside India: Sunil Gavaskar in 1971 and Mayank Agrawal in 2018.

December 18, 2018
Perth Test, Day 5: Interesting numbers
India have lost 7 Tests in 2018, the joint-most in a calendar year (1959 and 1983 being the other years when India also lost seven Tests.

December 17, 2018
Perth Test, Day 4: Interesting numbers
Mohammed Shami set two records on day 4 of the Perth Test, says Rajneesh Gupta.

December 16, 2018
Perth Test, Day 3: Interesting numbers
Virat Kohli is the second fastest behind Don Bradman to score 25 Test hundreds, notes Rajneesh Gupta.

December 15, 2018
Perth Test, Day 2: Interesting numbers
Total runs scored by Virat Kohli in Tests so far this year: 1,182. Last year, Virat aggregated 1,215 runs, notes Rajneesh Gupta.

December 14, 2018
Perth Test, Day 1: Interesting numbers
The splendid catch Virat Kohli took in the slip to dismiss Peter Handscomb was his 100th in the first-class cricket, reveals Rajneesh Gupta.

December 10, 2018
Report card: How India fared in Adelaide Test
Harish Kotian evaluates the Indian team's performances in the first Test.

Adelaide Test, Day 5: Interesting numbers
/4 is the worst start in a Test from which India has gone on to win a match.

December 06, 2018
Adelaide Test, Day 1: Interesting numbers
Cheteshwar Pujara's innings is the highest by a subcontinent batsman and third highest by any visiting batsman on the opening day of a Test in Australia, reveals Rajneesh Gupta.

Why Bhajji is tops in Aussie Tests this century
Rajneesh Gupta surveys the bowling landscape in India-Australia Tests.

December 05, 2018
Laxman's 281: India's best against the Aussies?
Rajneesh Gupta surveys the batting landscape in India-Australia Test encounters.

December 04, 2018
How do India, Australia stack up in Test cricket?
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers.

November 29, 2018
India vs Australia: The numbers you must know
How do India and Australia's teams stack up?

November 27, 2018
BCCI sexual harassment controversy takes new turn
'What authority does Vinod Rai have to take such a decision and overrule Diana Edulji?'

November 19, 2018
Spotted: Wriddhiman Saha and Shardul Thakur Reader Sameer Ahmed Taj spotted Indian cricketers Wriddhiman Saha and Shardul Thakur and sent us pictures.

November 16, 2018
Spotted: Harsha Bhogle at London airport
Reader Bhargav Sura sends us a picture from London

Warne's life has been a bad-boy adventure
Shane Warne's tell-all autobiography is every bit as controversial and engrossing as his cricketing career, notes Dhruv Munjal.

November 09, 2018
My Daughter Mithali Raj
'From the beginning (I have told her) "Whatever it may be -- you are losing or winning -- on the ground you're not going to cry!" She never cried.'

November 03, 2018
Rohit-Virat: One of the greatest ODI pairs
Who was the most valuable player of the India-West Indies ODI series?

November 02, 2018
Why India needs Dhoni in the 2019 World Cup
It is not only Dhoni's batting, but also his regular inputs during a game to bowlers and fielders that should work in the veteran's favour when it comes to the 2019 World Cup.

October 31, 2018
How Bumrah became the best ODI bowler in the world
'I just want to keep learning and keep getting better.'

October 29, 2018
Was Dhoni dropped from T20s because of ODI form?
A look at his T20 Internationals numbers and one wonders why M S Dhoni was dropped for the T20 series against the Windies and Australia.

October 26, 2018
How Bhuvi plans to bamboozle Australia
'We have five to six bowlers and everyone is different from each other.'

October 24, 2018
Sachin 10,000 ODI runs/259 innings. Virat 10,000/205!
His first 5,000 runs came in 114 innings.

October 23, 2018
Brand Prithvi Shaw
'People can relate to him much the way they did with a young Sachin Tendulkar 30 years ago.'

October 16, 2018
Why Test cricket needs to thank Virat Kohli
'Test cricket is so fortunate that today's cricket's biggest brand -- Virat Kohli -- loves Test cricket and puts his heart and soul into it,' says Sanjay Manjrekar.

October 15, 2018
Interesting numbers from the Hyderabad Test
Four consecutive Tests involving the West Indies have ended in three days, notes Rajneesh Gupta.

October 10, 2018
How Dada and Dhoni changed Indian cricket forever
'In the leadership of Ganguly and a foreign coach, a much brighter phase of Indian cricket began.'

October 08, 2018
Why Indian cricket didn't do well in the 1990s
'When I entered the Indian team's dressing room, I discovered that there was a divide in the team, like a wall in between two groups of players, there were two teams within one.'

October 05, 2018
Prithvi Shaw made history: In Numbers
The peaks Prithvi Shaw scaled on the first day of his Test career in numbers, via Rajneesh Gupta.

October 03, 2018
Stats: Why West Indies face a near impossible task in India
In the last 10 years, India have lost one just one home series out of 19, points out Rajneesh Gupta.

October 01, 2018
Should Rohit, not Virat, lead India's World Cup team?
'The past few weeks in England will be remembered as much for Kohli's skilled conquest of his English demons as they will be for his dreadful reading of pitches, curious selection choices, sporadic tactical lapses, and overall inability to help his side cross the finish line,' notes Dhruv Munjal.

September 27, 2018
And it's a tie! India and tied ODI games
This was the 36th tie in one-day international history and the 8th involving India.

September 24, 2018
India's Asia Cup 2018 wins over Pakistan are historic
Rajneesh Gupta gives us all the dazzling numbers.

September 17, 2018
Bravehearts who battled injury to fight it out in the middle
Rajneesh Gupta salutes Tamim Iqbal's courage in the Asia Cup's opening game on Saturday and lists instances where cricketers braved injuries to battle it out for their teams.

September 14, 2018
Sri Lanka one win away from India in Asia Cup titles
India have won the Asia Cup six times, Sri Lanka five, and Pakistan have won it just twice.

Ishant, not Virat, is India's Player of the Series
Harish Kotian/ rates the Indian players in England.

September 12, 2018
The Oval in numbers: 8th time India lost 4 Tests in a series
Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers from the Oval Test.

September 10, 2018
How good a coach is Ravi Shastri?
How does India's current national coach Ravi Shastri compare with the other men who have coached the Indian cricket team this century?

September 06, 2018
Exclusive! What Ashwin did wrong, what Moeen did right
E A S Prasanna, whom Ian Chappell rates as the greatest off-spinner ever, tells Harish Kotian what worked for Moeen and what didn't for Ashwin.

September 04, 2018
Kohli's team have a poor record chasing targets
Of the 10 times India have made a fourth innings chase under Kohli, they have won only 1 and lost 7, with 2 draws.

September 03, 2018
No place in Kohli's XI for triple ton Karun
In all Test history, only one player has played fewer Tests than Karun Nair after scoring a triple ton.

September 02, 2018
Why does India struggle against England's bottom half?
'Out of 7 innings England have played in this series, their bottom half has outscored the top-half in 4!' notes Rajneesh Gupta.

August 23, 2018
10 things you must know about Prithvi Shaw
All you must know about the young batting sensation now on the verge of playing for India

August 20, 2018
Hardik's 5/28, one of India's finest bowling performances abroad
Hardik has just taken 10 Tests to record a rare feat -- scored a ton and taken 5 wickets.

August 19, 2018
Rishabh Pant gets into record books on Test debut
Rishabh Pant became the first Indian and only the 12th player on record to hit a six as the first scoring shot of their Test career.

August 17, 2018
What made Ajit Wadekar so special
Thank you for the memories, Mr Wadekar!

August 13, 2018
Lord's in Numbers: India's worst defeat under Kohli
Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers from the Lord's Test.

August 10, 2018
How good a cricketer was Imran Khan?
'Imran had the misfortune to be in an age when there was a surfeit of mighty all-rounders.'

July 21, 2018
Why Dhoni's World Cup place is in doubt
With his strike dipping alarmingly in the last one year, Mahendra Singh Dhoni faces a tough battle to retain his place for the 2019 ODI World Cup.

July 08, 2018
When Sourav Ganguly's numbers do the talking...
Abhirup Bhattacharaya reveals why Dada, who celebrates his 46th birthday on July 8, is one of India's most successful captains.

June 26, 2018
How the IPL created India's new cricket stars
'The impact Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Mayank Markande, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna and Washington Sundar had on the IPL not only won hearts, but also the approval of the selectors,' says Ayaz Memon.

June 17, 2018
'I was just hoping to play for India again'
After Ambati Rayudu failed the Yo-Yo test, the selectors turned to Suresh Raina for the ODI series in England.

June 08, 2018
Select Team: Should India play 5 bowlers vs Afghanistan?
Will triple centurion Karun Nair be picked to counter the Afghan spinners?

June 07, 2018
Superman hangs up his cape
AB de Villiers could do anything and everything.

WATCH: Training together makes it better for Virat-Anushka
Virat believes wife Anushka is stronger than him when it comes to working out in the gym.

June 06, 2018
'If Test cricket has to survive, it has to embrace change'
'T20 cricket is popular because everything is faster and people want things quicker.'

June 01, 2018
Amazing numbers from IPL-11
Check out all the interesting numbers from IPL-11.

May 31, 2018
Commentary with Sunny, Ravi, Harsha: Alan Wilkins reveals alll
'Sunny Gavaskar is very mischievous, Harsha Bhogle is like a schoolboy," sports broadcaster Alan Wilkins tells Godinho in an exclusive interview.

May 30, 2018
Top 10 FLOPS of IPL-11
The big stars who failed to live up to expectations and ended up disappointing not only their IPL franchises but also their fans.

May 29, 2018
Meet IPL-11's Most Valuable Players
Rishabh Pant of the Delhi Daredevils, with a most valuable player index of 897, is the most valuable player of IPL 11.

May 28, 2018
Check out the IPL Dream XI
IPL-11 was a smashing success.

May 25, 2018
The numbers that defined AB
His records are a true measure of the skill and brilliance he brought to the crease, says Rajneesh Gupta.

The IPL's leading batsmen and bowlers
7 batsmen have scored more than 500 runs in IPL-11 so far.

May 24, 2018
Who will be IPL-11's Most Valuable Player?
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji list the 50 most valuable IPL-11 players.

May 21, 2018
Who will replace Pant as IPL MVP?
He could be overtaken by Sunrisers Hyderabad Captain Kane Williamson (760) or Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Sunil Narine (703) or even the intrepid Ambati Rayadu (675) of the Chennai Super Kings.

May 17, 2018
IPL play-offs: What KKR, MI, RR, Kings, RCB need to do
5 teams are in the race for 2 play-off places as the IPL-11 league phase heads for a thrilling finish.

May 12, 2018
Why Rishabh Pant dominates the IPL MVP standings
K L Rahul, the kingpin of the KXIP batting, is second (MVPI: 601), followed by Sunrisers Captain Kane Williamson (543).

May 11, 2018
BCCI/IPL: How much do Indian cricketers earn?
If you you don't know anything about the BCCI's contract system, here's a know-how by Aslam Hunani and Ashish Narsale about the moolah the BCCI pays cricketers.

May 08, 2018
Meet the Paisa Vasool players in IPL-11
After Week 4 in the IPL-11, which players offer the best value for money?

May 03, 2018
PHOTOS: Spot yourself in our 'FAN'TASTIC IPL fan zone!
Please croll down to get a glimpse of the 'action' from the sidelines.

April 30, 2018
Who leads the IPL Paisa Vasool Index this week?
AB de Villiers is leading the Paisa Vasool Index at IPL-11 ahead of Indians KL Rahul and Ambati Rayudu.

April 24, 2018
When Sachin took on Pakistan
Sachin Tendulkar.

April 23, 2018
Who are the Paisa Vasool players at IPL-11?
Mayank Markande tops the Paisa Vasool Index at IPL-11.

April 21, 2018
IPL MVPI: Shane Watson zooms to the top
\Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji present the best performing players in IPL-11 in's Most Valuable Players ratings.

April 20, 2018
Is Gayle the greatest T20 batsman?
In T20 cricket Gayle, perhaps, holds the same place that Don Bradman has in Test cricket.

April 14, 2018
Russell leads IPL MVP standings; Markande best Paisa Vasool
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji analyse Week 1 in's Most Valuable Players ratings.

April 05, 2018
IPL-11: How the teams measure up
Some teams have completely overhauled their squads. Others retained their core at the IPL Players Auction.

April 02, 2018
Numbers Game: All you wanted to know about the IPL
IPL Season 11 begins on April 7.

March 30, 2018
IPL 11 promises bigger, better and brighter season
Best vs Best. Tiger vs Tiger.

March 21, 2018
The Winning the Match with a 6 Club
Only 5 batsmen have hit a six to take their team to victory when they needed 4 or more off the final ball.

March 13, 2018
'The Salman Khan of Indian cricket'
'I became aggressive as a captain because I realised the players needed that backing...'

March 08, 2018
What next for India's young stars?
'It remains to be seen how much Prithvi Shaw's warriors go on to accomplish, but letting all the adulation go to their heads is the last thing you can expect.'

February 27, 2018
Why did SRK oust Dada from KKR?
In this exclusive excerpt from his autobiography, A Century Is Not Enough, Sourav Ganguly makes some startling revelations.

February 14, 2018
'Rohit could score the 1st 300 in ODIs'
'No one can be as destructive like him. His hundreds are BIG!, 150, 170, double hundreds,' Dinesh Lad, Rohit's childhood coach, tells's Harish Kotian.

February 06, 2018
Why Sanjay Manjrekar became a commentator
'I love commentating for a reason that not many will admit.'

January 30, 2018
Report Card: 10/10 for star all-rounder Bhuvneshwar
The top order failed to fire in difficult conditions, but the bowlers stood out, not only performing with the ball but scoring vital runs as well.

December 30, 2017
India's Most Impactful 9 Cricketers in 2017 presents India's top impact players in 2017.

December 20, 2017
IPL is now the Big Bucks League
The IPL has the potential to make cricketers among the best paid athletes in the world if you look at what they will earn per hour.change that.

December 12, 2017
Virushka: How the romance unfolded
Even in a country where Cricket and Bollywood have always been a potent mix, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's fairytale romance is special.

November 21, 2017
Ashes: 'A Battle of the Flaws'
'What we are about to watch in Australia is a mid-table contest -- 3rd versus 5th in the ICC Test championship table.'

November 14, 2017
Haresh Pandya, the last cricket romantic
'He will be missed by all of us in Saurashtra.'

August 21, 2017
How Ravindra Jadeja became Mr Indispensable
Supremely versatile and unique, Ravindra Jadeja is now an indispensable part of the Indian Test set-up.

August 16, 2017
'My destiny was to write about the game'
'That has always been my ambition -- to take the reader behind the scenes, to the places he was not allowed to visit, but which I had the privilege of entering.'

July 19, 2017
Even greater glory awaits Mithali Raj
The semi-final against Australia and if the Indian women are fortunate, Sunday's final will decide her place in history as a captain, though she has long secured her position in the Elysium of women's cricket, says Haresh Pandya.

July 05, 2017
'God of Commentary' prepares to say goodbye
Henry Blofeld, who charmed the cricket world for more than 40 years, bids farewell to the microphone come September.

June 06, 2017
What a record India has against Pakistan in ICC events!
The win at Edgbaston was not the first time an Indian team had vanquished Pakistan in an ICC competition.

March 10, 2017
Guess who India's real cricketing star is!
No one even comes close to the impact Anil Kumble has had on Indian cricket, when it comes to winning matches and series, say Aakash Chopra and Impact Index.

February 07, 2017
Test cricket could die in India if...
How will young batsmen brought up on T20 learn to build an innings?

January 25, 2017
Meet India's Most Valuable ODI player this season
Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify's Most Valuable ODI Player in the 2016-2017 season so far.

January 23, 2017
Captain. Leader. Legend.
Tactical genius, uplifting leader, altruistic individual, a man with unwavering certitude.

December 20, 2016
The Bradman puzzle and its Mumbai connection
A Mumbai man did a cricket puzzle in three days that had troubled Sir Don Bradman for about two decades.

November 23, 2016
'Kohli never hesitates to play his shots against any bowler and in any situation'
'It shows his confidence in his own ability,' Geoff Boycott tells Haresh Pandya.

October 25, 2016
'Virat was born to lead'
'He was not even 15 when he showed skills at captaincy.'

October 21, 2016
Why you will fall in love with Virat Kohli... again!
Vikas stepped into the house, dialled a number and handed his cell phone to Raj Kumar, Virat Kohli's childhood coach.

October 12, 2016
India Report Card: 10/10 for Ashwin
Harish Kotian assesses Team India after the series against the Kiwis.

April 16, 2016
Did Harsha Bhogle pay the price for VCA spat?
'This little incident might seem trivial to most people. But when such things happen in the BCCI's own backyard...'

March 26, 2016
Is Virat better than Sachin?
'This was Kohli's veneration for his master: The man who had inspired him to pick up a cricket bat in the first place, the man he had grown up watching. Just that now, he was exactly like him, or, dare it be suggested, maybe a shade better while chasing down daunting totals,' says Dhruv Munjal.

February 18, 2016
McCullum legacy much more than pyrotechnics
While the triple century against India and an away series win over West Indies were the highlights of his career, Brendon McCullum said it was the camaraderie of the dressing room that would linger longest in his memory.

January 25, 2016
Ravi Shastri, Indian Cricket's Mr Indispensable
'In the merry-go-round of Indian cricket, amid abhorrent match-fixing scandals and incessant politicking, Ravi Shastri is a multifaceted personality who, when called upon, can don any hat with ease.'

August 20, 2015
Six GREAT comebacks in Test cricket
Sri Lanka's victory in the first Test at Galle will rank among the greatest comebacks of all time.

August 18, 2015
Pujara or Rahane for Rohit at No 3?
Who do you feel is India's best bat for the No. 3 slot in the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting on Thursday, August 20.

August 11, 2015
India-Sri Lanka Tests, like you have never seen before!
Which Indian batsman has the highest run tally against Sri Lanka (Clue: He has an aggregate of 1,995 runs)?

August 07, 2015
'Virat Kohli appears to be a natural leader of men'
'Indian cricket is in the safe hands of excitingly talented cricketers. No team can afford to underestimate India. If they do, it is to their peril.'

August 05, 2015
Will India play 5 bowlers in the first Test? Select your team
Help Virat pick his team. Be the selector, chose your playing 11 for the first Test.

August 04, 2015
10 Indian innings in Sri Lanka to remember!
Featuring Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar, V V S Laxman, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly, Vinod Kambli...

May 18, 2015
Will this India XI play Bangladesh?
Ahead of the selectors' meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday, May 20, Harish Kotian picks the team he considers best to take on Bangladesh in the one-off Test in Fatullah from June 10 to 14.

April 10, 2015
We will never see the likes of him again
'If Richie Benaud was born to play cricket and born to lead, he was also born to commentate on the game he graced with his inspirational presence.'

March 30, 2015
We Indians changed our colours, just for the day!
'Amazingly, along with the yellow army, there was still a huge number of desis, who had flown in from various parts of the world. No, we didn't sell our tickets -- we just changed our colours, for the day,' says Swapna Mitter, who was at the World Cup Final.

March 29, 2015
Video: Aussies lift World Cup in David versus Goliath contest
New Zealand, who were playing their first match in Australia in this World Cup, could only put 183 runs on the board. It was not a challenging target and Australia breezed through in 33.1 overs.

March 27, 2015
What it was like at the Sydney Cricket Ground
Swapna Mitter, who travelled from Singapore to watch the semi-final, says many hearts were still bleeding blue after the loss in Sydney.

March 26, 2015
Video: Kohli's flop show ends India's World Cup dream
One run -- that was Kohli's contribution to the India-Australia match.

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Video: India's real test is against Australia
The semi-final clash against Australia was always going to be a big test for an unbeaten Team India.

March 24, 2015
Video: New Zealand-South Africa... a match worth watching!
The semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa has everything.

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World Cup: Can South Africa beat the rain?
Once again, South Africa faced their old nemesis...

March 23, 2015
World Cup: Kiwi grit versus West Indian flamboyance
When the West Indies were overwhelmed by New Zealand's determination...

March 21, 2015
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March 20, 2015
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World Cup: Pakistan lose 'mauka' against Australia
The Pakistan-Australia match, analysed by Manu Shankar, Abhishek Mande and Saisuresh Sivaswamy.

Video: What's Virat doing in Mumbai?
The result was as expected -- India beat Bangladesh and sealed its place in the semi-finals... So why was Virat Kohli spotted in Mumbai?

March 19, 2015
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March 18, 2015
Video: Sri Lanka sink against South Africa
Sri Lanka were expected to win, but South Africa had other plans.

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World Cup: Wear Blue for Team India!
Show your support for the Men in Blue by wearing blue yourself...

Video: Mumbai roots for South Africa!
South Africa versus Sri Lanka. The first World Cup 2015 quarter-finals. Is cricket-loving Mumbai excited? We decided to find out...

March 16, 2015
Raina, Dhoni pull India through!
Zimbabwe looked like they were headed for a miracle win but Suresh Raina and M S Dhoni made sure India registered their 10th consecutive win in the World Cup.

March 14, 2015
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March 10, 2015
India notch up one more win!
When bowlers do their job and batsmen swing their bats just right, it's a great day for India.

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March 02, 2015
Video: At last, Bowlers have their day in the sun!
wickets across two games... a good day for the bowlers at last...

February 27, 2015
Video: De Villiers hurricane blows West Indies away!
If there was Gayle storm in Manuka Oval, it was a AB de Villiers masterpiece at Sydney cricket ground.

February 26, 2015
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February 23, 2015
The Rediff Cricket Show: When India played like Champions
South Africa may be the favourite to win the World Cup, but February 22 -- the day they took on India -- told a different story.

February 19, 2015
The doosra: South Africa hold the aces
The Men in Blue have never beaten the Proteas in a World Cup game.

February 16, 2015
Video: India beat Pak, does World Cup matter?
Silly Point finds out if cricket fans are okay with Team India not bringing the World Cup home...

February 15, 2015
When he could not walk with the gods, he was humble to be mortal
'It was a good performance,' M S Dhoni said after the match. It was a little bit more than that, in that it came just when the team needed to reverse trends, to find self-belief, to be able to look ahead rather than behind.'

Watch! The Rediff Cricket Show
Cricket fans discuss the first innnings of the India-Pakistan World Cup match.

February 13, 2015
If ever the Kiwis had a chance of winning the World Cup, this is it!
New Zealand have never appeared so well-united as they do currently.

February 12, 2015
Can we please have our cricket back?
Prem Panicker, one of the finest cricket writers, on the ICC's Code of Conduct.

'The fight is missing in the Indian camp'
'They need to click as a group, not as batsmen or bowlers.'

He liked to play his shots, whether on 0 or 99
'Ravi Shastri told me he would go miles, and pay, to enjoy Vishy make 20 than to watch someone scoring an inelegant, laborious, 200.'

February 09, 2015
Will this be the Wicketkeepers' World Cup?
Sangakkara, Dhoni, McCullum, de Villiers... Cricket has never had so many amazing wicketkeeper-batsmen in the same era...

January 29, 2015
VVS says Kohli must bat at No 3; Dravid wants flexibility. What's your take?
'No 3 batsmen are very crucial in the way the team sets up a total.'

January 12, 2015
The Rediff Report Card: Who impressed, who failed in Australia
While there were brilliant performances from Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane, India's pathetic bowling attack -- which could not claim 20 Australian wickets in any of the four Tests -- was depressing.

December 12, 2014
'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'
When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket.

September 24, 2014
Modern cricket is poorer with Anandji Dossa passing into the ages
Blessed with a computer-like brain and an elephantine memory, Anandji Dossa was a pioneer in compiling cricket statistics and scores. pays tribute to the modest stats-man, who has passed into the ages.

August 23, 2012
VVS, we will miss you
With Laxman unpadding, looks like cricket has seen the last of the touch artistes, says M P Anil Kumar.

February 10, 2012
Has the BCCI taken our cricketers for a ride?
Why does the richest cricket board in the world pay its players peanuts for official matches, thus paving the way for making IPL their real cash bonanza, asks Sanjay Jha

August 22, 2011
Cricket and religion: Why we are losing in England
This is the holy month of Shravan. It's a month where doing 'tapasya' by fasting results in a lot of benefits. So our cricketers are all fasting. To be a good sportsman, a perfect diet is essential. This fast has played havoc with our players, says Sunil Phatarphekar

March 17, 2011
The cricketer who announced the arrival of a New India
'Think big, go for it big from the beginning itself, stay focussed, dodge distractions; national interest is supreme; never forget your roots and sacrifices of your forebears. Yes, in life, be on the front foot, always.'

May 22, 2010
Twenty20 format may help crack US market
From the country that gave the world the slider and the forkball, cricket's administrators are asking are Americans ready for the doosra and the googly? The answer may be found this weekend when cricket makes its first real attempt to crack into the United States with two official Twenty20 matches between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at the country's only purpose-built cricket stadium.

May 21, 2010
BCCI needs to rethink county ban on players
With no domestic cricket taking place for the next few months, it is imperative that the BCCI does a rethink of its decision to disallow players from traveling to England. After all, playing even a few competitive matches in the county circuit is better than just lumbering up in the nets at the NCA.

May 13, 2010
Team India failed to learn from past mistakes
Barring Suresh Raina's match-winning century against South Africa and the hollow win over Afghanistan, the Indians were outplayed in all three matches of the Super Eights. It seems Mahendra Singh Dhoni used up all his intelligence and stamina to steer Chennai Super Kings to the Indian Premier League crown and had nothing left for the bigger T20 bash in the Caribbean.

Failure has become a bad habit for Team India
The lucrative six-week extravaganza left the Indian team tired, and with the World T20 staring just five days later, there was hardly any time to recuperate.

July 10, 2009
Sunil Gavaskar turns sixty
A tribute to batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on his 60th birthday, July 10, 2009.

July 09, 2009
A Cup that brought him little cheer
From 19 matches in four World Cup appearances, Gavaskar amassed only 561 runs (@ 35.06).

When Little Master walked tall at the Oval
Remembering Sunil Gavaskar's epic 221 at The Oval in 1979.

'He really charmed the Caribbeans'
On the occasion of Sunil Gavaskar's 60th birthday, some of his illustrious India colleagues share their views about him.

Those Sunny days
It's 22 years since he retired, and India is still looking for a suitable replacement for the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.

May 11, 2009
Injured player praises Shah Rukh, KKR
Prolific Saurashtra batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, recuperating from injury, praises the Kolkata Knight Riders team management for taking good care of him.

April 26, 2009
'Flintoff was a good influence on CSK'
Andrew Flintoff may not have justified his USD 1.55 million price tag but the star England all-rounder, forced out of the Indian Premier League due to injury, was a "good influence" on the Chennai Super Kings, according to coach Stephen Fleming.

April 22, 2009
IPL boosts SA's image ahead of 2010 WC
Hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament is helping to burnish South Africa's image abroad and dispel worries about its readiness to host the 2010 soccer World Cup, officials say.

KKR is under a lot of pressure: SRK
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owner Shah Rukh Khan on Tuesday revealed he has been receiving "strange" hate mails for stripping Sourav Ganguly of KKR captaincy.

'Now every six I hit means a smile'
Adam Gilchrist's sixes at the Indian Premier League will not only enthrall the fans this season, but 25 of his lofty hits will also help fund modified bikes for children with disabilities.

April 21, 2009
Govt gets tough after Dhoni, Harbhajan snub Padma awards
Embarrassed by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh's failure to turn up for the Padma Shri awards last Wednesday, the government issued a notification saying National sports awards, like the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dhronacharya and Dhyanchand, will be withdrawn if the recipient is absent from the

Coach defends having Uthappa as RCB's keeper
Royal Challengers Bangalore's decision to make Robin Uthappa the wicket-keeper despite having a specialist in Mark Boucher has lent balance to the side, feels coach Ray Jennings, who says the seasoned South African may have to sit out more if the experiment goes well.

School benefits from IPL's HEAT initiative
IPL Chairman and Commissioner Lalit Modi has donated R100,000 (Rs five lakh) to a high school in Port Elizabeth as part of the IPL's Help Educate and Teach (HEAT) initiative.

'I am happy with our batting but...'
Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday lavished praise on retired Australian Matthew Hayden and Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan for their efforts in the 92-run win over Bangalore Royal Challengers in Port Elizabeth.

April 20, 2009
'Vettori is the best spinner in the world,' says Sehwag
Delhi Daredevils skipper Virender Sehwag has put Daniel Vettori in the same league as legendary spinners Shane Warne and Anil Kumble and said the New Zealand skipper is the best tweaker in the world at present.

'I don't play to prove anything'
Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said he is not playing cricket to prove anything to anybody but because of the sheer love of the game and he is still enjoying the game.

'This win is a small step in...'
Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist on Sunday said his side's comprehensive eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League was a small step in restoring their confidence after their disastrous campaign last season.

April 19, 2009
Vettori turns it Delhi's way
Vettori's exceptional bowling spell changed the complexion of the game. The New Zealander had laid the foundation for his side's win.

Delhi thrash Punjab by 10 wickets
Virender Sehwag (38 not out) and Gautam Gambhir (15 not out) made short work of their 54-run target to help Delhi Daredevils beat Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets in the third match of the Indian Premier League in Cape Town on Sunday.

Shot selection is key in IPL-II: Dravid
Shot selection would be key to the success of batsmen in the second edition of the IPL in the South African conditions, feels Rahul Dravid, who scripted Royal Challenger Bangalore's stunning win over Rajasthan Royals in Cape Town.

November 19, 2008
Anil Kumble 619 and done
A salute to the gentle giant of Indian cricket.

Farewell Dada
In a career marked by many a controversy, Sourav Ganguly will be remembered as captain and batsman extraordinaire. A tribute to one of India’s most charismatic cricketers.

Tendulkar Test's best
On October 17, 2008, Sachin Tendulkar became Test cricket’s highest run-getter when he overtook retired West Indies captain Brian Lara’s tally of 11,953 runs from 131 Tests. Here's celebrating the batting maestro’s latest milestone.

Summer of 1983
Celebrating India's World Cup triumph.

September 25, 2008
'I am trying to seal my place in the ODI and Test teams'
Having made it to India's ODI squad, Chennai batsman S Badrinath is now eyeing a berth in the Test team also.

July 30, 2008
Dalmiya scripts Sourav-like comeback
Out in the wilderness for 18 months, former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, elected as the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), has scripted a dream comeback that is only similar to state icon Sourav Ganguly. Dalmiya, lying low ever since he was ousted from the post of CAB president in December 2006, planned his comeback and ensured that his entire panel of office-bearers was elected comfortably.

July 09, 2008
Hero and villain emerge from South Africa
A bitter-sweet legacy from the brutalities of the apartheid years lingers in South African sport.

June 20, 2008
When Mrs Gandhi declared a public holiday
Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer believes the 1983 World Cup victory must rank among the country's top achievements.

April 10, 2008
Green Park gave India its first win over Australia
India's first ever Test win over Australia in December 1959 at the Green Park ground, in Kanpur, is probably one historic moment that remains consigned to the record books. towards Jasubhai Patel, the off-spinner took 14 wickets and was instrumental in ensuring India's victory.

March 08, 2008
Ishant on the nine overs that changed his life
The 54 balls that he bowled to Australian captain Ricky Ponting in the Perth Test was the "turning point" of his life, says India's pace sensation.

March 06, 2008
Murali, my son-in-law
Chennai's Dr Nitya Ramamurthy provides rare glimpses of the world's top spinner.

February 22, 2008
'The bidding for Dhoni and Symonds was an experience'
Richard Madley, the man who presided over the Indian Premier League's players' auction, was thrilled at being part of a first in auction history.

February 21, 2008
'I don't think IPL is an option for English players'
Out of the game for more than a year because of injury, all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is on the comeback trail with the England Lions in India.

February 20, 2008
VRV: Very Resourceful Variation
After consistent performances this season Vikram Raj Vir Singh is back in the reckoning for a regular place in the Indian Test team.

February 07, 2008
Bose back to old wicket ways
The Kolkata medium pacer, who picked 57 wickets last season, believes his haul of 26 wickets this season, though lesser, is still formidable.

February 06, 2008
Small-town boy Das eyes the big league
Orissa's wicketkeeper-batsman Haladhar Das has impressed all in his Duleep Trophy debut against South Zone.

January 31, 2008
Tri-series will be a challenge: Sharma
Rohit Sharma believes it is a good opportunity for the young Indian team to make a mark in the forthcoming tri-series in Australia.

January 06, 2008
India Bucknored!
ICC might now look at the possibility of adding new mode of dismissal in the rule books - Bucknored. This is the mode that genuinely describes Rahul Dravid's dismissal on Sunday.

December 25, 2007
India's two rare Test triumphs at MCG
As Team India prepares to take on the mighty Kangaroos in their own land in Melbourne on the Boxing Day, it may be interesting to go down memory lane and remember our two remarkable victories at this historic venue.

December 24, 2007
100 Tests is very special: Sourav
Sourav Ganguly ruminates on hopes and dreams; on ambitions and checks; on wishes and fulfillment -- and on what the future holds for him.

Sachin celebrates Sourav's 100 Test
On the occasion of Sourav Ganguly's 100th Test, Sachin Tendulkar speaks of how significant the moment is, and of his long-time partner's contribution to Indian cricket.

Pathan celebrates Sourav's 100th Test
On the cusp of another Australia tour where he hopes to cement his own comeback, Irfan Pathan speaks of his one-time captain, and the confidence Sourav Ganguly instilled in him.

Mother Nirupa on Sourav's 100th Test
The rest of the country can idolize Sourav Ganguly all it wants to; for mother Nirupa Ganguly, her second son is still the same simple, unspoilt kid who loves her cooking.

Laxman on Sourav's 100th Test
The master batsman salutes Sourav Ganguly on completing 100 Test matches.

Harbhajan on Sourav's 100th Test
Harbhajan Singh pays tribute to Sourav Ganguly, the captain who transformed his career.

Dravid celebrates Sourav's 100th Test
As Sourav Ganguly readies to join the 100-Club, Rahul Dravid reminisces -- on that first match, the first century, and what Ganguly was like as a captain.

Wife Dona on Sourav's 100th Test
Dona Ganguly, who rarely watches her husband bat, is off to Australia. "A 100th Test is once in a lifetime," she says.

Dhoni celebrates Sourav's 100th Test
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who made his debut under Sourav Ganguly, speaks of the "fearless" leader he has known.

Father Chandi on Sourav's 100th Test
Father Chandidas Ganguly speaks of following his son's sensational debut over the phone, and of what it means to have a cricketing superstar as his son.

December 12, 2007
India's Twenty20 World Cup triumph was one of those cherished dreams the country will never want to wake up from.

December 10, 2007
The defeat that broke a nation's heart
No disaster is complete without a scapegoat -- and cricket fans on this occasion were spoilt for choice.

November 29, 2007
Supermodel bowls cricketers over
Mandira Bedi launched women presenters in cricket. Archana Vijay may take it a notch higher.

'India will soon have the best pitches'
BCCI pitches committee chairman Daljit Singh says every effort is being made to ensure that fair pitches are dished out for any level of cricket played in the country.

November 21, 2007
Play three spinners in first Test, says Rajesh Chauhan
With Anil Kumble's place in the team assured as captain, former off-spinner Rajesh Chauhan says it would be unfair to drop either Harbhajan or Kartik for the first Test against Pakistan.

November 14, 2007
Rajasthan's Generation Next - Part II
To assist Greg Chappell and Ian Frazer, the RCA has roped in five local coaches, all ex-Ranji Trophy players who have since passed the Level 2 coaching exams conducted by the board: Sharad Joshi, Krishnakumar, Vijay Asawa, Harish Joshi and Kuldip Mathur.

Rajasthan's Generation Next
Former India coach Greg Chappell talks with trademark eloquence on cricket, and on coaching.

October 23, 2007
'Racial abuse' photographer Hamish Blair speaks
Australian photographer Hamish Blair's photograph of fans making monkey gestures during the seventh ODI between India and Australia at the Wankhede stadium smudged India's image in the cricketing world.

October 13, 2007
Australia's domination reminiscent of 1983 West Indies
The intensity shown by Australia in the current one-day series in India is drawing comparisons with the great West Indies side following their shock defeat in the 1983 World Cup final.

September 27, 2007
Hail the other Pathan, too
Yusuf Pathan, a hard-hitting batsman, useful off-spinner and brilliant fielder, made it to the Indian Twenty20 team more on the strength of his aggressive approach to the game.

August 27, 2007
Don Bradman, 99
A special tribute to the greatest batsman who lived.

August 23, 2007
Subhash Chandra's ICL is no match to Kerry Packer's WSC
The ICL can never match the WSC in terms of the quality of cricket as well as romance and thrill. Nor the cricketers who produced it day and night, literally, so long as the WSC lasted.

August 21, 2007
I still dream of playing for India: Rayudu
"An opportunity to play with some of the best players in the world" is what has made Ambati Rayudu join the Indian Cricket League.

July 07, 2007
Remembering the elegant M L Jaisimha
pays tribute to the stylish batsman on his eight death anniversary.

July 06, 2007
Ganguly the captain - How good was he?
Was the left-hander the right man for the job or simply in the right place at the right time?

June 22, 2007
I offered to help, but they rejected me: Engineer
Farokh Engineer had offered to help the team during their tour of England, but the BCCI ignored him.

June 15, 2007
Ishant Sharma: At 18, fast and flitting
The England tour is going to be a learning experience for the gangling young quickie from Delhi.

May 10, 2007
Dhoni, Karthik: 'Keep' the runs coming
While India have celebrated Dhoni's rapid rise in international cricket, quickly behind the scenes has emerged another contender in Dinesh Karthik.

1st ODI Diary: Journos get a shock
Check out a few interesting things that happened on the first day of the tour.

May 07, 2007
Players vs BCCI -- so what's new?
Cricketers colliding with the Establishment is not a new phenomenon, especially not in Indian cricket.

May 03, 2007
Dick Motz: A truly tragic hero
The New Zealand fast bowler, who passed into the ages last week, was popular with fans because of his flamboyant batting and ability to hit towering sixes.

April 30, 2007
Sri Lanka on winning path
Sri Lanka reaped the benefits of a professional approach indicating great future prospects after their impressive World Cup campaign ended with defeat against Australia in the final.

India needs a combination of youth and experience: Sir Richard
Transcript of Sir Richard Hadlee chat on April 28.

April 24, 2007
Australia is the form side at the moment: Bevan
Former Australia batsman Michael Bevan in an exclusive chat with previews the two semi-finals and also analyses Australia's chances.

April 22, 2007
Selectors have got it wrong: More
'He is not in the best form in ODIs, so he should have been rested for the one-dayers,' says More.

April 12, 2007
'Tendulkar still has 2-3 years left in him'
'The memory I have of Brian Lara is that he is such a dynamic player and he plays shots in the style that no one else is capable of playing,' says Michael Bevan.

April 05, 2007
Chappell's exit is disappointing: More
Former India chief selector Kiran More, who during his tenure worked closely with Chappell, expressed disappointment at the Australian's resignation.

April 04, 2007
Where is the performance? asks More
'If you are losing to Bangladesh then I think the question mark comes regarding the performance,' said the former wicketkeeper and chief selector.

April 01, 2007
Bevan relives 1999 WC tied semi-final
'One of the best matches I played in,' says the former Aussie batsman.

March 31, 2007
'Kumble is one of India's greatest spinners'
Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More, who played alongside Kumble in the early 1990's, pays rich tribute to the spin legend.

March 26, 2007
Life in the cricketing cauldron
When Bob Woolmer was appointed Pakistan coach in 2004 he entered a part of the world where only religion exceeds the importance of cricket -- and a casual bystander could be forgiven for mixing up the two.

Australia will be tough to beat: Bevan
'Australia have a number of players that may well be finishing up after the World Cup and they may want to finish on a high note,' said the former Australian batsman.

March 14, 2007
Pakistan blown to Smithereens
Batting at number eight, Dwayne Smith's cameo of 32 from 15 balls pushed the West Indies to a competitive total and then his medium-pace bowling had Pakistan on the ropes.

March 12, 2007
Dhoni is an asset to the team: Kirmani
'Dhoni can be a match winner at all times,' says former India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani, who was part of the 1983 World Cup-winning team.

March 08, 2007
The most valuable ODI players today
Rather than debate the MVP at the end of the tournament, we begin at the beginning – and, as the Cup gets under way, we ask: what makes a cricketer valuable, in the one-day format?

March 07, 2007
Miandad, More and mimicry
When Javed Miandad jumped up and down, mimicking Kiran More's appeal in Sydney during the 1992 World Cup.

March 03, 2007
Controversies that spiked World Cups
Mega events and controversies go hand in hand and none of the World Cups so far have been an exception.

March 02, 2007
When Vishy walked tall
Gundappa Viswanath's knock of 75 against the West Indies was adjudged one of the ten best of the 1979 edition of the World Cup.

McGrath hoping to end on a high
The Australian fast bowler is bidding, along with team mates Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist, to become the first players to win three World Cup titles.

Hussey is Australia's trump card
The man known as Mr Cricket has become the new saviour of Australia's one-day team, replacing Michael Bevan.

March 01, 2007
When Gavaskar mocked at one-day cricket
The inaugural World Cup in 1975 had a dull start, thanks to Sunil Gavaskar, who scored 36 runs in 60 overs!

February 27, 2007
Pain is my best friend: Sreesanth
India's new pace sensation S Sreesanth says if he hits the right length, he can get anybody out.

February 26, 2007
Design the Team India kit
Send in your designs if you wish to, and we will share it with our readers. Get started and show us your talent.

Farce of a trial in Ahmedabad
Were the BCCI's selectors serious about dropping Irfan Pathan for the World Cup?

February 24, 2007
India sweats over Pathan's lost swing
The talented 22-year-old has been reduced to mostly being a net bowler since his form dipped on the West Indies tour in mid-2006.

February 21, 2007
Money talks at World Cup
The revenue generated from 51 matches will be as important to the tournament as the names of the eventual winners.

Harbhajan banking on basics
The ace off-spinner says the recent series victories against the West Indies and Sri Lanka would serve as a huge boost at the World Cup.

February 05, 2007
Mission Tomorrow
This series hopes to introduce you to those who, we think, will be the face of Indian cricket in three, four, five years time.

A talent for tomorrow
Discerning critics insist that Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara is probably the best thing that has happened to Indian cricket after Rahul Dravid.

January 25, 2007
'The key is improving on your mistakes'
With the World Cup round the corner, a couple of good knocks could see the Uttar Pradesh batsman make a spot in the middle order his own.

January 16, 2007
Runs resurrect Robin
Robin Uthappa is back -- ironically, again replacing Sehwag, whose lack of form on the recent South Africa tour made the national selectors cast about for a replacement.

January 09, 2007
'I am used to getting dropped'
Mohammad Kaif on how he plans to return to the India XI and why fitness will be crucial during the World Cup.

December 20, 2006
Waiting for the call
The first in our Mission Tomorrow series: Subramaniam Badrinath, surely one of the best batsmen India has today.

November 15, 2006
'South African attack not threatening enough'
Pravin Amre, India's first Test centurion, in South Africa says the team must forget the past and look ahead with a positive frame of mind.

October 10, 2006
It's Showtime again at Brabourne!
The once hallowed venue is shipshape to host four matches in the ICC Champions Trophy later this month.

September 30, 2006
How Jhulan became the world's fastest bowler
Twenty-two year old India bowler Jhulan Goswami has got the pace; now she's striving for accuracy.

August 17, 2006
Colt for the course
19-year-old Rohit Sharma, who is among the probables for the Champions Trophy, has the potential to make it big in international cricket.

August 03, 2006
Powar looking to pack the punch
The Indian off-spinner says the slow wickets in the West Indies taught him a lesson or two that he hopes to apply in the Sri Lanka tri-series.

July 25, 2006
Laker bowling feat defied logic and probability
He was the ultimate off spinner with a relaxed economical runup, delivering from a braced left leg, and commanding a precise mastery of flight, line and length.

May 22, 2006
'Sachin has 5, 6 years of cricket left in him'
An exclusive look at the master's training to be fit.
April 04, 2006
'Sachin is special'
Test legend David Gower rates Ricky Ponting, Brian Lara and Tendulkar.
March 24, 2006
Tendulkar trip down memory lane
The master batsman got emotional at a felicitation function as he acknowledged all who played a role in his success.
February 27, 2006
He may be the first Kashmiri to play for India
Twenty-year-old pace bowler Abid Nabi could well be the first Kashmiri to play for India.
February 16, 2006
Indian spin the biggest challenge: Strauss
The England opener said he had been practising for the India tour for close to two months now.
February 15, 2006
'I don't care if people think I am a monkey'
'As long as I am scoring the runs, I don't care what people think about me,' says Kevin Pietersen.
January 12, 2006
Bob and Greg: A tale of two coaches
Bob Woolmer is playing it cool by saying the madness over the series is affecting his golf.

Bucknor bound to get in India's Hair
The choice of officials for the India-Pakistan series have raised more than a few eyebrows.
January 11, 2006
'Sachin is done with his career as of now'
Will Sachin's record 35 Test centuries be eclipsed? Readers respond.
January 10, 2006
'Sachin is past his prime'
Will Sachin's record 35 Test centuries be eclipsed? Readers respond.

Sachin will hit 50 100s!
Will Sachin's record of 35 Test centuries be eclipsed? Readers respond.
January 09, 2006
Ponting will beat Sachin soon!
Will Sachin's record be eclipsed? Readers respond.

Sachin will never be beaten!
Will Sachin's record be eclipsed? The second lot of reader responses.
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