Forty summers ago, England opener Dennis Amiss declined a second run that his opening partner Geoff Boycott, often the cause of his partners being run out, called. Both batsmen were at the same end. Boycott was back in the pavilion for 1, Amiss went on hit a hundred that ensured an England victory.
Following some forgettable outings, fresh faces have given India a settled look. Rohit Bhaskar reports.
Cricket history is littered with tales of barrackers, none more famous than an Australian that went by the name Yabba, who has now been immortalised in a bronze statue at the SCG. Rohit Bhaskar reports.
Lost amid the flurry of the Sir Ravindra Jadeja social media storm soon after his success in the home-series against Australia, was how the same set had ridiculed him even at the start of the series.
It was on this day in 1994 that Brian Charles Lara rewrote history. Rohit Bhaskar
looks at the innings that went down as the greatest in cricket's long history.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s comment about not mixing up politics and cricket assumes significance in the context that politicians from both Congress and BJP have roles as cricket administrators. HT reports.
Uniting players coming from diverse backgrounds is as crucial as chalking out specific plans. Coaches have to blend various cultures in a dressing room, Anand Sachar
The Indian T20 League has suddenly made millionaires out of young men who come from backgrounds where they were unable to afford more than one pair of cricket shoes, writes Sahan Bidappa
Some professions are linked with numbers. But, is there any job that is more associated with numbers than professional sports? No number defines sportsmen more than the one on the back of their jerseys, Rohit Bhaskar reports. Numbers game
For most international cricketers, past and present, India, during this domestic T20 competition, is a whirligig of stadia, airports and hotels. For Jonty Rhodes, it is also an opportunity to hit the road. Dhiman Sarkar
There's one man sitting miles away who cannot get enough of the Indian domestic T20 league, especially when the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) take centrestage, reports Shail Desai.
Harbhajan Singh says the rigours of top-level cricket have taught him to “value relationships” above everything else.
Cricketing lore is rife with rags-to-riches tales. Javed Khan could be the latest Cinderella story. A week and a half back the strapping pacer was a net bowler who had never played any age-group cricket. Khurram Habib
Just when things seemed particularly bad for the men in blue, a new crop of players have emerged on the scene and changed the game. Meet Indian cricket’s future. Pradeep Magazine
Keshavan, the athlete, recounts how he almost did not qualify for the Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia, next year. Robin Bose writes.