Brian Lara — just perhaps Chris Gayle if one has to stretch the time frame — were the last in the tradition of great players from the Caribbean.
02 Jul 2017 2:06 AM
Kumble and Kohli are not just players of exemplary standing but also the true custodians of Indian cricket.
25 Jun 2017 12:28 AM
Chief among these is that Sunday’s Champions Trophy game is the second time India and Pakistan will meet in an ICC tournament final.
18 Jun 2017 1:11 AM
To predict a Bangladesh win at that stage was to mock cricket logic.
11 Jun 2017 1:12 AM
Most of what Guha writes about the BCCI in the letter, of course, is not new or unknown.
04 Jun 2017 12:21 AM
Speculation abounds. The performance of the India team in the preceding 12 months should have made Kumble’s retention a no-brainer.
28 May 2017 12:43 AM
Low scores could be a function of pressure on players or sluggish pitches or both.
21 May 2017 1:00 AM
The best position for every stakeholder to take would be that the comity of cricket has to be preserved.
14 May 2017 12:41 AM
Last year at this stage of the IPL, Gujarat were on a winning spree. This season, they had been grounded before take-off, as it were.
07 May 2017 2:32 AM
Cricket boards are known to turn coat for money, as they did this time. For some more, they could take a U-turn again.
30 Apr 2017 1:17 AM
The young brigade challenging these stalwarts is represented by Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson and Nitish Rana.
23 Apr 2017 12:41 AM
Dhoni, who enjoys cult status in limited overs cricket, has been under particularly harsh scrutiny as he has struggled for runs.
16 Apr 2017 2:03 AM
These are issues that not just administrators and franchise owners have to live with, but also fans have come to accept.
09 Apr 2017 12:51 AM
The Indian players, of course, are financially protected because their non-participation in the IPL is insured.
02 Apr 2017 1:56 AM
Smith’s current average of 61.46 with 19 centuries also puts him only behind the Don for batsmen who’ve played 50 Tests or more.
19 Mar 2017 1:09 AM
Sutherland’s first response was gruff and combative, but the retraction from a hostile position was sensible.
12 Mar 2017 3:14 AM
The story of Shivalkar and Goel is pathos-laden. India’s prowess at slow bowling is part of cricket folklore.
05 Mar 2017 2:49 AM
The toss was always going to be important and Steve Smith did his side a big favour in calling correctly.
26 Feb 2017 1:24 AM
Why teams struggle still overseas so much is something of a conundrum. Cricket has grown exponentially in recent decades.
19 Feb 2017 2:09 AM
This positive attitude has been infectious, and Kohli’s unmistakably aggressive tenor finds resonance in all the other team members.
12 Feb 2017 6:08 AM