This is not easily discerned from plain reading of statistics and averages.
05 Nov 2017 12:18 AM
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
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
Imagine the tumult if a rock had been thrown at an Indian team bus in some other country?
15 Oct 2017 12:21 AM
The agonising truth is that Indian football became moribund despite a terrific beginning post Independence.
08 Oct 2017 2:30 AM
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
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
The coach has clearly benchmarked the challenge ahead. Does it resonate in Kohli & Co.?
10 Sep 2017 2:30 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Brian Lara — just perhaps Chris Gayle if one has to stretch the time frame — were the last in the tradition of great players from the Caribbean.
02 Jul 2017 2:06 AM
Kumble and Kohli are not just players of exemplary standing but also the true custodians of Indian cricket.
25 Jun 2017 12:28 AM
Chief among these is that Sunday’s Champions Trophy game is the second time India and Pakistan will meet in an ICC tournament final.
18 Jun 2017 1:11 AM