The Oval is one of India's favourite venues. The last time they played here, Anil Kumble scored a hundred. It can also reverse swing and spin, so India have reasons to put up a good show here. Nasser Hussain
It was a proud moment for former England batting stalwart Dennis Amiss, deputy chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board. His four-year goal has been accomplished; and the icing on the cake was England also becoming No 1 on his home ground, Edgbaston.
The most extraordinary aspect of the Indian Premier League this year has been the absence of any controversy so far which could add spice to an event in need of some fizz. Pradeep Magazine
Swing bowler Praveen Kumar spoke to Hindustan Times about his plans and preparation for the series.
When chairman Dilip Vengsarkar says the selectors have a tough job, you have to agree and sympathise with him, writes Amrit Mathur.
It was great playing for the country. There are no regret but there is no satisfaction either, reveals Mohammad Kaif speaking to Heena Zuni Pandit.
Returning from Colombo on Wednesday night, Mithali was amused by the hype around the Indian Premier League. "I have had just a few glimpses of the IPL," Mithali told Hindustan Times from Hyderabad.
Lara says the ICC and cricket boards should hear the wake-up call from T20 leagues. Lara tell more to Anand Vasu in a candid talk.
Malik said he could understand the bitter disappointment among former players and fans over the series loss to India.
"My speed and movement on both sides on the fast pitches of Australia would certainly give me an edge." Pankaj Singh told to Sharad Deep.
Daryll Cullinan was one of the most accomplished batsmen of his generation and equally underrated. In India as the coach of Kolkata Tigers in the Indian Cricket League, Cullinan speaks to Hindustan Times on Sunday.
In a one-on-one chat with HT,
Dinesh Karthik talks about his confidence to make it to the squad.
After the loss to Zimbabwe, Ponting urges his teammates to respect the shortest form of cricket or risk being embarrassed again.
The bowler who created waves with his record breaking seven wicket haul at the Trent Bridge Test in England, shares some glorious moments with Rohit Mahajan
The Hindustan Times catches up with Suresh Raina, the Indian Airlines assistant commercial manager, during his brief stay in the Capital.