India have fared poorly against the spinners in a number of series since November 2012.
The Indian Express caught up with a relaxed-looking Delhi captain at his home in Karol Bagh. Excerpts from an interview.
Concerned chairman of selectors, Sandeep Patil distances from batting order debate, says he doesn’t pick the playing XI.
Rohit Sharma’s 106 in vain as JP Duminy’s 68 off 34 and his 105-run stand with Behardien helps South Africa win with 7 wickets and 2 balls to spare.
Ravichandran Ashwin went ahead and bowled leg-spin during an extended session on match eve on Thursday.
India captain MS Dhoni reckons the venue, with the mountains in the background and the half snow covered peaks, has a certain x-factor to it.
Facing star-studded Proteas, MS Dhoni has a chance to assess his squad in the run-up to the World T20.
A series named after the two fierce propagators of peace and nonviolence gets underway in the town of the third: the Dalai Lama.
With skipper MS Dhoni no longer the finisher he once was, India will have to change the pace of run-scoring against South Africa.
Has India been unfair to its most accommodative batsman? Not quite, says Ajinkya Rahane.
How Rajasthan has landed itself in a royal mess that most grievously imperils futures of the state's cricketers.
Last year, BCCI suspended the RCA for having elected Lalit Modi its president.
Sangakkara reintroduced the indomitable spirit of Sri Lankan cricket to the world.
Over the years, Anirban Lahiri has meticulously analysed his shortcomings and has worked on them relentlessly.
All Rani Rampal had was hockey, astonishing talent and her parents’ unstinted support. But why does she still struggle to survive?
Hrishikesh Kanitkar will always be remembered for his match-winning four off Saqlain Mushtaq at Dhaka in January 1998.
Daksh Panwar traces the mania back to a time when the world didn’t notice the stumbling steps of a cricket-tragic country.
Raina’s all-round show, 50s from Dhawan and MS, help India prevent a ‘Banglawash’ by winning the dead rubber by 77 runs.
Having already sealed history with a maiden series win against India, buoyant Bangladesh will now look to complete a ‘Banglawash’.
The jubilant Bangladeshi press corps were hanging about in the lobby trying to get hold of the players on Monday morning.
From an acute case of over-confidence to getting egos crushed, India have fallen a long way in a fortnight.
Playing Rayudu was not the problem. The blunder was to keep Rahane on the bench.
Bangladesh thrash Dhoni’s men by six wickets; Sunday’s win was their 10th in a row at home.
Bangladesh have started to click as a unit, a far cry from the past when it was more about individual achievements.
This question has been on the lips of many here, and one journalist did end up asking Bangladesh's coach.
After Dhoni shoulder-charged pacer Mustafizur Rahman rugby style, the rivalry has ceased to be subtle.
Debutant Mustafizur Rahman's success against India can be put down to his deceptive off-cutter.
A 102-run opening stand and a phenomenal five-wicket haul by debutant Mustafizur gives Bangladesh 79-run win in opening ODI.
Over a decade after his debut, Mashrafe Mortaza remains Bangladesh’s most popular cricketer.
Taskin Ahmed, 20, has to tick all the boxes to become Bangladesh’s next big thing in cricket.
In response to 'Mauka Mauka' and 'Bachcha Bada Ho Gaya' ad campaigns the "Bamboo Is On" was conceived for the Indian team.
Retired from Tests and with India’s new leader playing under him in ODIs, Dhoni will have to prove himself both with bat and brain.
With more than 250 overs lost, hosts able to register only second draw vs India, but follow-on indicates gulf between sides.
Almost all network operators here have rolled out plans where you can access certain websites free of cost.
In his comeback match after a gap of more than two years, spinner a shadow of his former self.
Bangladesh give their fans something to smile about on Day 3 with six wickets for 223 runs; Rahane narrowly misses out on century.
These are the voices of the epic’s female characters, some of them legendary, others known but not much heard from, yet others dimly glimpsed but so far unnamed, and some few invented to bridge lacunae in the narrative.