Shastri warned Pant he would get a ‘rap on the knuckles’ if he doesn’t cut out the flagrancy in his approach to batting.
22 Sep 2019 2:27 AM
Rohit Sharma, who’s usually batted in the middle order in his struggling career yet in this format, will have to open the innings.
15 Sep 2019 1:37 AM
In a tweeted tribute to Abdul Qadir, former captain (and currently Pakistan Prime Minister) Imran Khan called the late leg-spinner a ‘genius’.
08 Sep 2019 2:50 AM
Umesh Yadav and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar are seasoned campaigners who can step in easily if the top trio is unwell, injured or out of form.
01 Sep 2019 3:40 AM
Bangar had been widely lauded for his expertise by all and sundry in the country’s cricket establishment till not too long back.
25 Aug 2019 2:47 AM
The prestige, power and money that come with the coach’s post today also makes it highly competitive.
18 Aug 2019 3:57 AM
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
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
Both had a modest World Cup by their high standards and this has obviously prompted the speculation.
21 Jul 2019 3:55 AM
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
Pakistan, not unsurprisingly for most aficionados, were mercurial and tempestuous – brilliant one day, thoroughly mediocre the next.
07 Jul 2019 7:46 AM
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 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
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
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
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
In contrast, K L Rahul showed excellent form and increased his chances of occupying that vital position.
26 May 2019 3:45 AM
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
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
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