Today, Indian cricket is identified by the wealth of its Board, but it was Kapil's Devils who gave the belief to officials. HT
looks back at the 1983 World Cup semifinal that gave Indian cricket wings and its sporting identity. Sanjjeev K Samyal
India are the world champions and now Champions Trophy winners, but they will still consider the West Indies a tough side to beat, writes Sanjay Manjrekar
Like most Commonwealth countries, Jamaica hasn’t been able to come out of the ‘colonial hangover’, writes Somshuvra Laha.
Even at around 5-10', Jeff Dujon was one of the shorter guys to have played in the all-conquering West Indies team of the 1980's. It made him perfect for the wicket-keeper's slot. Here are the excerpts from an interview to Somshuvra Laha.
Great batting does not win you as many matches as great bowling does; a fact borne out by looking at records of Pakistan in the 90s, when they had a great bowling attack, against the records of India when they had a great batting line-up post 2000. Sanjay Manjjrekar reports.
We never value things when they are around us, and that’s the feeling I get about MS Dhoni. Because he is ‘current’, we don’t perhaps rate him as highly as we should. Is he not one of the best things to have happened to modern day Indian cricket? Sanjay Manjrekar