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Difficult to pick a clear winner

It all boils down to how players respond under pressure — helped with a little luck of course.

27 May 2018 2:48 AM

BCCI-CoA tussle not good for Indian cricket

In the event, Pietersen was finally been selected for the event on June in Bengaluru, on the eve of the Test against Afghanistan.

20 May 2018 12:17 AM

Intense competition a good sign for India

The most interesting selections are of Kuldeep Yadav (Test) Ambati Rayudu (ODIs) and Sidharth Kaul (ODIs and T20s).

14 May 2018 12:12 AM

Kohli right in gearing up for bigger tests

The most important part of a `learning curve’ for any sportspersons is when you face players and teams more experienced and better ranked.

06 May 2018 12:15 AM

Not an ideal ghar wapsi for Gambhir

It wasn’t different with Gambhir returning to Delhi once it became clear that his innings with KKR was ending.

29 Apr 2018 12:28 AM

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Age is just a number for Watto, Chris Gayle

While T20 is high-voltage, high energy, highly physically demanding, it also puts a premium on strong nerves and quick thinking.

22 Apr 2018 7:09 AM

IPL begins with a thrilling first week

Whether shifting base to Pune will disrupt Chennai’s prospects remains to be seen.

15 Apr 2018 2:49 AM

India’s biggest cricket festival kicks off

Major sports properties anywhere in the world are not a function of charity or CSR activity.

08 Apr 2018 12:22 AM

A good lesson for budding sportspersons all around

Former captain Steve Waugh, for instance, had made `mental disintegration’ (read sledging and bullying) of opponents seem a virtue.

01 Apr 2018 12:16 AM

Kohli will be desperate to prove himself in England

The country’s record overseas isn’t impressive. This is something that Kohli has made no bones he wants to correct.

25 Mar 2018 12:19 AM

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Captains responsible for game’s health

The advice obviously didn’t work well. Players from both teams got even more aggressive.

18 Mar 2018 12:33 AM

Rabada has frailty of temperament

Rabada has been charged with a Level 2 offence for a tempestuous send-off to Steve Smith.

11 Mar 2018 12:15 AM

Selectors in piquant situation

Prasad has also spoken to the Karnataka player to give him a “fair picture” of where he stands.

04 Mar 2018 1:04 AM

NBA spreading its roots in India

Like most other global sports bodies, India is a top priority nation (along with China) for the NBA.

25 Feb 2018 12:13 AM

Virat Kohli’s mastery should not be assessed only by runs

For good measure, South Africa too lost the ODI series and the no. 1 ranking after winning the Tests against India.

18 Feb 2018 8:10 AM

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India foolish to forsake practice matches in South Africa

The five-day format makes huge demands on players and requires more rigorous preparation.

11 Feb 2018 4:19 AM

Jo’burg win among best overseas

This was not without some irony, for the left-handed opener was at the centre of a storm that almost caused the Test to be called off.

29 Jan 2018 1:25 AM

Sparring with journalists was clearly unedifying

But if this ploy had not yielded results, questions about Rahane are not illogical from the media’s — and fans — perspective.

21 Jan 2018 5:32 AM

No. 1 Test ranking under serious threat

These three are not just the highest run-getters in Indian cricket, but also the best performing Indian batsmen overseas.

14 Jan 2018 12:45 AM

Reality check for India’s fabled top order batsmen

Each of these tours poses a different challenge because the conditions and players involved are different.

07 Jan 2018 1:09 AM

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