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Hemant Kenkre

R Ashwin and Rohit Sharma have come back in style

A politician who lost an election many years ago had said that it was easier to contest the national or state assembly polls than that of the BCCI.

07 Oct 2019 2:58 AM

Domestic structure a big boon for India

The five wicket loss to a team with no marquee players did bring a tear to the eye but also a smile knowing that Indian cricket is alive and kicking.

30 Sep 2019 2:19 AM

Ex-captains in news for different reasons

The last decade has seen former officials of the HCA embroiled in many controversies and allegations of misappropriation of funds.

23 Sep 2019 1:40 AM

The glorious Indian art of spin is ebbing away

The sweet sixties were dominated by four individuals who flummoxed the world’s best batsmen with their mystical variety of spin bowling.

16 Sep 2019 2:28 AM

SA series a chance to try out fresh faces

Theirs was a classic case of taking two steps forward and one big step back.

09 Sep 2019 1:34 AM


Pace trio have become ‘batsmen eaters’

There was a time, many years ago, when the West Indies would never have asked the opposition to bat first after winning the toss.

02 Sep 2019 1:49 AM

Of braveheart batsmen who just aced pace

The channel covering the India-West Indies series gave us fans a masterclass at an apt time.

26 Aug 2019 2:34 AM

BCCI botched up coach selection formula

Shastri’s been dealing with fan negativity ever since he stepped up as a senior Indian cricketer.

19 Aug 2019 2:58 AM

What works for Federer & Woods should also work for our cricketers

The Shaw incident, for which he was slapped a retrospective ban of 8 months, has caused the BCCI a major upset.

12 Aug 2019 2:18 AM

Sandpaper episode is now in the dustbin

This was Test cricket at its best and Smith at his finest.

07 Aug 2019 2:26 AM


Lasith Malinga’s final flourish was a delight

Walking out on the field, knowing you will not wear your country’s cap or colours again is a tough ask for the fiercest of competitors.

29 Jul 2019 6:47 AM

BCCI didn’t clear the air on MSD future and Shaw’s fitness

The Chairman of the selection committee, MSK Prasad and his team have the opportunity to sow the seeds of change in Indian cricket now.

22 Jul 2019 5:38 AM

WC19 brings contrasting fortunes for two talented boys

Rohit, meanwhile, debuted for Mumbai in 2006 and scored a double hundred against Gujarat in his team’s winning campaign that season.

08 Jul 2019 2:17 AM

Critics are constantly under the scanner in today’s times

The English campaign, that began with a huge build up in the media, has certainly been disappointing.

01 Jul 2019 7:01 AM

Lankans, Afghans and bite of the underdogs

The host team, most favoured to win WC19, got drowned by a whirlpool caused by a bowler who many believe is past his prime.

24 Jun 2019 8:55 AM


Emotional burden of Indo-Pak match mostly lies with fans

Sachin’s entry into Indian cricket, soon followed by Saurav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Virendra Sehwag, turned the tables on India’s neighbours.

17 Jun 2019 12:51 AM

MS Dhoni should’ve known rules like back of his gloves

The Indian Army, in an interaction with a national news agency, has distanced itself from the issue and clarified that it had nothing to do with it.

10 Jun 2019 4:43 AM

Swing thing! Caribbeans hit Calypso notes again

After many years, cricket lovers saw the West Indian bowlers go back to sheer pace to rattle the opposition.

03 Jun 2019 1:20 AM

Another chance for Afghans to display warrior qualities

A format that is the most open among the modern versions of the tournament will give little hope to teams that peak a bit early.

27 May 2019 2:59 AM

India have the right bowling balance for any challenge

One of the biggest advantages that Kapil Dev’s 1983 World Cup winning team had, was the number of all-rounders at their disposal.

21 May 2019 1:48 AM