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69th Day Of Lockdown

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Hemant Kenkre

India shouldn’t let guard down

Playing with an existing injury has probably given Poonam the impetus to perform better.

24 Feb 2020 2:32 AM

Kohli & Co did not put extra effort to win ODIs

There were a few take-aways, post both the matches, that both India and the Kiwis will need to ponder on.

10 Feb 2020 5:41 AM

Kohli looks a much secure captain than he was

What was more commendable was that inspite of Bumrah going a bit awry, skipper Kohli gave him the ball in both overs of the eliminators.

03 Feb 2020 6:00 AM

Competition gets the best out of an athlete

Shorter formant matches played, post ICCWC, have shown that the selectors and the management have accepted their folly.

27 Jan 2020 1:09 AM

Of captains and their penchant to lead from front

Kumble, having captained India in 14 Tests 17 years after his debut, felt there is no born leader.

20 Jan 2020 1:27 AM

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Cheteshwar Pujara stocks are on rise amidst the slump

The powerhouse of cricket, that Mumbai was, lost to Meghalaya in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 competition last year.

13 Jan 2020 2:11 AM

BCCI’s planning is haphazard

To engage with the Windies in yet another international series featuring three T20s and ODIs a few months later is a senseless exercise.

09 Dec 2019 1:05 AM

Scales are tilted in favour of home teams

The Australians are bullying a hapless, inexperienced team from Pakistan while the New Zealanders are giving nightmares to Joe Root’s Englishmen.

03 Dec 2019 1:59 AM

Indian attack gives no leeway

The team balance, on these slower surfaces would be based on the right combination of spin and pace.

18 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

Shafali Varma has filled slot left vacant by Mithali Raj

With Shreyas Iyer showing consistency and scoring big runs, the issue of the Indian middle order seems sorted for now, particularly the number 4 slot.

12 Nov 2019 4:42 AM

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Fans should be provided top class facilities

Apart from the ones listed above a crucial factor is the paying spectators who follow the game, particularly Test cricket.

04 Nov 2019 1:16 AM

There’s no better coach than Ravi Shastri to guide youngsters

Ravi always enjoyed his time on and off the field. If he partied hard, he played his cricket harder.

29 Oct 2019 12:56 AM

Sourav Ganguly can turn the face of Indian cricket

The best news was the decision to get Sourav Ganguly to wear the hat of the President.

21 Oct 2019 3:47 AM

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

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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

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