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  • Pakistan cricketers Ahmed Shehzad (R) and Azhar Ali
    Mar 19, 2015 20:17 IST

    Player with a plan: Rohit Sharma is languid and lethal

    The second ball of the 46th over of the India innings, bowled by Bangladesh’s quickest bowler Rubel Hossain, was pitched up and on the middle stump. It was a perfectly decent ball in the death overs of an innings.

  • Rohit Sharma
    Mar 09, 2015 20:55 IST

    Five trends from the World Cup so far

    We have already had more hundreds in this tournament than in the entire 2007 competition. There have been three scores in excess of 400, including the highest ever in a World Cup. Teams are scoring more than 300 - a daunting, impregnable score even a few years ago - and losing. 400 has become the new 300.

  • Chris Gayle World Cup West Indies Zimbabwe double century
    Feb 23, 2015 19:02 IST

    In praise of the understated, underrated Ajinkya Rahane

    Amid the storm of young stars in this Indian side, Ajinkya Rahane – quiet, unflappable and an absolute asset – is the perfect calm. Why do we love to mess around with him?

  • Ajinkya Rahane
    Feb 19, 2015 15:03 IST

    Future spin: where this World Cup will take cricket

    The last World Cup played in Australia and New Zealand 1992 saw the birth of the modern 50-overs game. This one will reveal to us how far that game has come, and what the ODI will be like in future.