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Ayaz Memon

The coach must be captain’s biggest ally

The prestige, power and money that come with the coach’s post today also makes it highly competitive.

18 Aug 2019 3:57 AM

The Prithvi Shaw case is the clincher for ministry

Sentiment had been building up in the ministry against the BCCI’s refusal to be compliant like every other sports federation.

11 Aug 2019 3:48 AM

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma face twin tests

Results of the ODIs and T20Is will either quash or feed speculation whether the Indian captaincy should be divided.

04 Aug 2019 5:34 AM

No doubting Virat Kohli’s acumen

Both had a modest World Cup by their high standards and this has obviously prompted the speculation.

21 Jul 2019 3:55 AM

Review of India’s show, specially of semis, is warranted

A review of India’s campaign, with particular emphasis on the semi-final, however, is obviously warranted and should be asked for.

14 Jul 2019 3:35 AM

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With upsets midway, CWC19 set for exciting finish

Pakistan, not unsurprisingly for most aficionados, were mercurial and tempestuous – brilliant one day, thoroughly mediocre the next.

07 Jul 2019 7:46 AM

Despite hitting rough patch, England still a threat for India

The team would obviously like Dhoni in good rhythm, but I wouldn’t be unduly worried about his batting form.

30 Jun 2019 8:10 AM

England’s loss to Lanka made World Cup come alive

England have been explosive and irrepressible when batting first, but not second when the run chase has to be planned.

23 Jun 2019 7:07 AM

Washouts are badly affecting box office appeal of World Cup

The ICC is not god, and can’t dictate weather patterns in a country of fickle weather like England where even met departments are often proved wrong.

16 Jun 2019 3:45 AM

‘Dhoni Gloves’ issue is blown out of proportion

True, unlike in Moeen’s case, the insignia worn by Dhoni does not carry any overt political, religious or racial message.

09 Jun 2019 2:53 AM

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No ‘big bang’ start to World Cup as forcasted

The margins of victory in the first two matches not only show the one-sidedness of the contests, but cast a shadow on the remaining too.

02 Jun 2019 2:33 AM

Team India still to work out No 4 spot, use of spinners

In contrast, K L Rahul showed excellent form and increased his chances of occupying that vital position.

26 May 2019 3:45 AM

Flat tracks suggest runfeast in World Cup, 500 totals under threat

While mildly amusing, this development is also telling about where ODI cricket is headed as far as batting is concerned.

19 May 2019 5:25 AM

Mumbai have the upper hand

In the past 12 years, CSK have won the title thrice. So too have Mumbai Indians which defines the consistency and calibre of both teams.

12 May 2019 3:28 AM

Age cheats are anything but ‘Game Changers’

That incident will have another ripple effect: an honest player deprived of his place by an overage player, is disillusioned.

05 May 2019 6:07 AM

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Best tutorial for young Riyan will be Mahi’s career study

Even writers with fertile imagination would have baulked at thinking up such an incredible script.

28 Apr 2019 12:13 AM

‘Russellmania’ leaves bowlers cowering in fright

Nevertheless, Russell’s presence makes KKR arguably the most dangerous side in the league.

21 Apr 2019 2:42 AM

IPL 2019: Handling of MS Dhoni episode could form a ‘class system’

Dhoni is an iconic figure, whom millions idolize and want to emulate at every level.

14 Apr 2019 2:09 AM

Net run rate penalty with fine can stop IPL match delays

A mega tournament like the IPL involves several stakeholders, major and minor.

07 Apr 2019 7:04 AM

Gambhir-Kohli joust offers a dramatic backdrop

The Indian captain, never at a loss for words, was dismissive of the criticism by his former Delhi and India colleague.

24 Mar 2019 3:41 AM

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