- Sep 02, 2015 15:43 IST
Ishant Sharma resembles a maniac bully when he lets his anger manifest itself against his rivals. With his long mane flying, face contorted and hands functioning more like a policeman giving traffic directions than a bowler celebrating a dismissal, Ishant makes an ugly sight for the viewers.
- Sep 01, 2015 17:13 IST
India, pleased as they must be at the series win, should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 2-1 and not 3-0 in their favour. India lost the first Test after having dominated the match for the most part, but a stunning batting collapse saw them lose from a position of strength.
- Aug 24, 2015 15:51 IST
It speaks of Kumar Sangakkara and what he stood for – as a player and as a person – that despite his phenomenal batting average, he walked into the sunset without too much of a fuss.
- Aug 15, 2015 14:38 IST
Virat Kohli and his mostly raw team of young men, goaded by an over-the-top aggressive team director in Ravi Shastri, made so much noise before the start of the series against Sri Lanka, giving the impression that India is a team full of beans and would sweep the hosts off their feet.
- Aug 10, 2015 15:53 IST
It's not surprising that Modi is in touch with those who can help him create a bigger, better, more ambitious league, one which won't be subject to the ICC's rules and regulations.
- Aug 08, 2015 13:44 IST
It is on Kohli's suggestion that Shastri has been retained as team director. However, Shastri seems to have chosen his media commitments over his team commitments.
- Jul 30, 2015 13:53 IST
The problem, as has happened in Sreesanth’s context, is that politicians will exploit a regional identity sentiment without going into the merit of the case and how deeply it can harm the cause of sport.
- Jul 27, 2015 21:35 IST
It may not be misplaced to describe the latest round of the spot-fixing saga — the curious case of S Sreesanth, Indian criminal laws and his acquittal — as some sort of a joke being played on the lovers of sport.
- Jul 21, 2015 10:33 IST
Sources in the cricket officialdom are now suggesting that actor Vindoo Dara Singh had been on the official suspect list of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) since the 2011 World Cup.
- Jul 20, 2015 13:19 IST
The BCCI chooses to place its trust on one of its sub-committees – IPL Governing Council – to figure a way out. And what does that committee do? Once again shift responsibility to another committee. It seems obvious by these moves that the Board at the moment is clueless about what they should be doing.
- Jul 14, 2015 17:50 IST
The arrogant, self-serving Indian cricket officials have been delivered a body-blow by the Justice RM Lodha committee's verdict which has suspended the most powerful IPL team, the Chennai Super Kings for two years along with the Rajasthan Royals from playing the tournament.
- Jul 01, 2015 17:07 IST
The Supreme Court took note of the BCCI's functioning and is trying to correct the wrongs by having appointed a three-member committee under the former Chief Justice of India, Justice LM Lodha, to suggest ways and means to ensure offences are not repeated.
- Jun 22, 2015 12:07 IST
The tour was supposed to showcase all its might and superior strength which would have cemented Ravi Shastri's claims for a long-term contract as its Team Director and provide steel to the argument that the two-captain theory is a workable arrangement.
- Mar 04, 2015 08:55 IST
Before I come to the point, a bit of a preamble is required. Even at the best of times, the relationship between those who perform and those who write and pass judgments on them is tenuous. And at the worst of times, it is tense and edgy. Over the years, both have generally learnt to live with each other and not cross the line between being downright rude and extra respectful, writes Pradeep Magazine.
- Dec 30, 2014 17:04 IST
It is not that MS Dhoni was a great Test captain and Virat Kholi is not ready to step in, just that the timing of the whole thing suggests that something may have snapped somewhere forcing Dhoni to take this decision so abruptly, writes Pradeep Magazine.