Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 | Last Update : 10:56 AM IST

Ayaz Memon

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

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

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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

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

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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

There are more questions than answers

Before the T20 series (also lost 0-2), skipper Virat Kohli claimed that only form in ODIs would matter.

17 Mar 2019 2:01 AM

Inconsistency makes batting look brittle

India’s defeat in the T20 series too was primarily because the batsmen failed to deliver.

10 Mar 2019 5:48 AM

More work lies ahead for KL Rahul

Kohli was saying is that the final assessment of players will be in the 50-over matches, not in the shorter format.

03 Mar 2019 2:39 AM

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Boycott not a worthwhile option

If the objective is to ‘punish’ Pakistan, it is not served by refusing to play against them in a World Cup.

24 Feb 2019 1:00 AM

Doors are not entirely shut on Karthik and Jadeja

For the past couple of years, Karthik had made a mark as a formidable middle-order candidate.

17 Feb 2019 1:22 AM

Players are conscious that they could make history

The ODI series wins against Australia and New Zealand have enormous significance too considering that the World Cup starts in a few months.

10 Feb 2019 5:51 AM

India still heavily dependent on top three

In the absence of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, the batting was undoubtedly weakened.

03 Feb 2019 12:08 AM

KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya have to work their way into Cup team

To keep Pandya and Rahul in limbo was needless powerplay between the two COA members, and fanned the countrywide brouhaha beyond proportion.

27 Jan 2019 6:05 AM

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