The disgust and outrage over spot-fixing is justified because corruption destroys the foundation of sport and fair play. The outrage and anger in part is because cricket is so precious to us. And in a country as diverse as ours, cricket is fantastic glue.
It's been a gloomy couple of days in the league due to the sad news about the spot-fixing scandal. A lot's already been said about what's happened, so I'm not going to add fuel to fire. Chris Gayle
I love the spectacle of dancing down the crease, one, two and three….bang the ball sailing over the head for a six. The romance of the bat chasing the ball is so enchanting. I compare this stroke for my love for the black Yamaha RX 100.Gautam Gambhir
It's never fun to get a taste of your own medicine. That's what I realised in the match against the Kings XI Punjab when David Miller capped off an amazing knock by dispatching me for a six to win the game for his team. Chris Gayle
Mitchell Johnson and Lasith Malinga are completely different bowlers who rely on totally different skill-sets, writes Anil Kumble
Despite the rich skills of foreign players that light up the T20 league, it is a domestic tournament the BCCI floated six seasons ago with the noble intent of promoting young Indian talent, writes Amrit Mathur.
It has been a wonderful last few days for us at Mumbai Indians, with comprehensive wins at home against the Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders, writes Anil Kumble.
I saw the light at the end of the tunnel. But sadly it was not the proverbial tunnel rather the end of the five or six tunnels we crossed on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway today, writes Gautam Gambhir.
Ever since the 26/11 terrorist attacks on Mumbai, returning to the city brings a strange feeling. Even amidst the disappointment of being dropped from the one-day side and knowing that we are under the pump this season, the thought of that fateful night was very much with me, writes Gautan Gambhir.
With matches coming thick and fast and the points table wearing a clearer look, there is a distinct polarity between the top few teams and two bottom-placed teams. Javagal Srinath writes.
The roller-coaster ride that is my cricketing life continues. After a fantastic win against Rajasthan Royals, the whole focus has shifted to my non-selection for the Champions Trophy. Yes, I am disappointed but not disgusted. Gautam Gambhir
Instead of simplifying the law on bowling actions, ICC has complicated the process. Ian Chappell
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The race for berths in the play-offs gathers momentum with every passing outing. There has been a constant shift in the table with teams swapping positions, but for a while, one team has stood head and shoulders above the rest. Javagal Srinath writes.
I always had a secret wish which I've never shared but will do so here. I want to learn the genuine and the most authentic defence-forces' salute. I've tried it a few times watching the January 26 parade on TV but I don't think I am there yet, writes Gautam Gambhir
We have seen some astonishing catches, but Kieron Pollard’s catch to get rid of Shaun Marsh on Monday night was something else. The way he got off the ground, grabbed the ball with his huge right hand, maintained his balance when he came down -- it made for mind-boggling viewing. Anil Kumble