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BCCI did right thing by withdrawing complaint

Sutherland’s first response was gruff and combative, but the retraction from a hostile position was sensible.

12 Mar 2017 3:14 AM

Fitting tribute to the doyens of domestic cricket

The story of Shivalkar and Goel is pathos-laden. India’s prowess at slow bowling is part of cricket folklore.

05 Mar 2017 2:49 AM

Margin of Pune defeat should rankle home side

The toss was always going to be important and Steve Smith did his side a big favour in calling correctly.

26 Feb 2017 1:24 AM

Australia kickstart tour on an impressive note

Why teams struggle still overseas so much is something of a conundrum. Cricket has grown exponentially in recent decades.

19 Feb 2017 2:09 AM

Kohli brings more than just runs to Indian cricket

This positive attitude has been infectious, and Kohli’s unmistakably aggressive tenor finds resonance in all the other team members.

12 Feb 2017 6:08 AM


MSK and Co. are on the ball with team selection

Indian cricket is rich with a clutch of seasoned performers as well as exciting new talent.

05 Feb 2017 12:52 AM

Federer-Nadal rivalry is greatest ever in tennis

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal vying for a Grand Slam title seemed a glorious chapter, but from the past.

29 Jan 2017 12:38 AM

England look to recover prestige, but how?

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and K.L. Rahul have both been short of runs though neither has looked badly out of form.

22 Jan 2017 2:49 AM

Parthiv Patel, Gujarat’s mastermind in heady triumph

Two Mumbai stalwarts similar in attitude come immediately to mind: Amol Muzumdar from the recent past and Abhishek in the current side.

15 Jan 2017 2:43 AM

More turmoil & pain ahead

The first week of 2017 has thrown up some astonishing developments in Indian cricket.

08 Jan 2017 4:46 AM


2016 has restored primacy of Test cricket

The important thing to note is that this has not come at the cost of skills and mindset necessary to succeed in Test cricket.

01 Jan 2017 2:44 AM

Who run the world? girls!

An all-round great year for sports has been made better by the performances of the women of sports, across all disciplines.

31 Dec 2016 12:42 AM

Kohli’s omission from the ICC Test XI is bizarre

Kohli, for instance, scored a whopping 964 runs in 8 Tests recently against New Zealand and England.

25 Dec 2016 3:08 AM

India’s no. 1 Test rank under no threat

In 20 Tests Kohli has captained in (before this one being played currently in Chennai), India have won 13 and lost only 3.

18 Dec 2016 1:15 AM

Nice to see crowds turning up in large numbers

The official paid attendance was 19,444, almost the largest I have seen at this venue in many years, nudgingly close to Sachin’s farewell.

11 Dec 2016 1:59 AM


Can England rediscover their mojo?

Cook, Joe Root, James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who were on the previous tour in 2012-13, will remember this venue fondly.

04 Dec 2016 2:44 AM

Tampering issue still a grey area

The ICC wasn’t convinced Kohli was guilty as the footage did not show conclusively he had used extraneous substance

27 Nov 2016 5:28 AM

‘Evolved’ Virat Kohli is headed for batting greatness

The Kohli versus Anderson contest in the first innings of the second Test was fascinating.

20 Nov 2016 12:56 AM

Visitors can claim moral victory in first Test

First match has been thoroughly absorbing and the series holds out promise of an enthralling contest.

13 Nov 2016 2:53 AM