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Leading on and off field

Kohli’s iconic status was founded on his prowess in limited overs cricket.

03 Dec 2017 1:13 AM

India will be under pressure in SA

Kohli had already spoken about player fatigue before the limited overs series’s against New Zealand some weeks back.

26 Nov 2017 12:30 AM

Pujara’s first innings knock was a masterpiece

The top order appeared as resilient as papadum as the innings hobbled precariously on the first and second days.

19 Nov 2017 1:35 AM

Assessments based only on statistics can go haywire

This is not easily discerned from plain reading of statistics and averages.

05 Nov 2017 12:18 AM

Burnout acquires greater importance

That Kohli, among the fittest players in the world and with boundless enthusiasm for playing, should raise the red flag is telling.

29 Oct 2017 12:13 AM


Young Hardik Pandya’s progress will be keenly followed

Pandya’s rise as a major player is remarkable for the intense competition for places in the Indian team and his limited international experience.

22 Oct 2017 12:56 AM

Friday’s washout nothing short of a fiasco

Imagine the tumult if a rock had been thrown at an Indian team bus in some other country?

15 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

Cup show highlights India’s lateral sporting growth

The agonising truth is that Indian football became moribund despite a terrific beginning post Independence.

08 Oct 2017 2:30 AM

Australia look beleaguered and short of class

The inability of batsmen to cope with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has been the major cause of their problems.

24 Sep 2017 4:17 AM

Is Duleep Trophy really worthwhile?

Many senior players didn’t turn up for the tournament or opted to play elsewhere (e.g. Ishant Sharma who preferred an assignment in England).

17 Sep 2017 7:16 AM


Are Kohli & Co. the best in Indian history?

The coach has clearly benchmarked the challenge ahead. Does it resonate in Kohli & Co.?

10 Sep 2017 2:30 AM

India boast sterling qualities of champions

This momentum — allowing for the occasional hiccup — needs to be sustained over a period of time for India to be recognised as a truly great team.

03 Sep 2017 2:48 AM

MS Dhoni a mastero with no hang-ups

Most impressive, of course, was Bhuvaneshwar’s half-century. He showed steel of nerves and not a little skill with the bat.

27 Aug 2017 2:43 AM

Dhoni faces serious challenge

Beleaguered as Sri Lanka appeared in the Tests, it can’t be forgotten that in the Champions Trophy they beat India convincingly.

20 Aug 2017 2:54 AM

Ravindra Jadeja’s suspension is a blessing in disguise

Ironically, the ICC ban was announced almost simultaneously with the rankings for Test all-rounders in which Jadeja had climbed to the number 1 spot.

13 Aug 2017 1:04 AM


Lanka going downhill is worrying

The team is in the process of rebuilding and it can’t be easy replacing extraordinary players like Jayawardene, Sangakarra and Dilshan.

06 Aug 2017 2:33 AM

Batting might gives selectors a happy headache

Failure in the first innings raised a big question mark against his name, but 81 in the second were superbly made.

30 Jul 2017 2:38 AM

Can Mithali’s team emulate Kapil’s Devils?

As eyewitness to Kapil’s brilliance at Tunbridge Wells that memorable 1983 summer, Harman Kaur’s innings was no less bionic.

23 Jul 2017 12:21 AM

Who is responsible for making it a melodrama?

The CAC claimed that they had the spoken about this to Kohli and Shastri and got approvals from both.

16 Jul 2017 12:16 AM

Virat Kohli ’s stature in ODIs is Bradmanesque

Kohli had not only to score runs but also ensure that his team won. This brought out the best in him as player.

09 Jul 2017 12:26 AM