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‘Buddy, like me, you too are dealing with rubbish’
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Says a garbage-picker to Sandeep Dwivedi, who followed the Indian cricket team’s downhill drive to disaster.

Time to add ‘think’ to the ‘tank’
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

A disciplinarian coach and a less indulging board are a combination that Indian cricket desperately needs.

‘Will you quit, MS?’ ‘Didn’t you ask me the same question in 2011?’
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Indians move straight into the Champions League after the ODI series here.

India tour of England: 94 all out
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

India were all out for 94 in the second innings to hand England a innings and 244-run win. Eng win series 3-1.

India tour of England: India’s sleep cordon
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

England build a massive 237-run lead on Day Two as the visitors continue to drop catches in slips.

With 82, captain Dhoni stands between India, total humiliation
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Dhoni the batsman has been on the ball, but Dhoni the captain hasn’t. His 82 may yet not be able to change the result of the series.

England rule on I Day
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Dhoni stood tall amid ruins as England pacers ripped through India’s batting to skittle visitors for 148.

MS Dhoni, the batsman, finds a way around ‘away’ problem
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

In the past, Dhoni has so often got out, reaching out or pushing at the balls pitched outside the off-stump.

India’s practice far from perfect
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

Persistent rain ensures that India don’t train on the eve of the crucial final Test at the Oval.

Oval pitch wears a thick grass cover. But will it remain same?
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

During the net session, England clearly knew their backyard better and opted for 'slow' preparations.

MS Dhoni has unenviable task of choosing from a squad of underachievers
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

With reputations at stake at the Oval, skipper MSD has unenviable task of choosing from a squad of underachievers.

India tour of England: In search of a break
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Two extra days give India an opportunity to regroup before attempting to level series.

India tour of England: Handing over their thinking caps
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

After Dhoni takes it upon self to come up with ideas, India’s bowlers shelve imagination.

Pankaj Singh off the mark at long last
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

After bowling 69 wicketless overs over 2 Tests, Pankaj dismissed Root for his 1st wicket to finish with 2/113.

India tour of England: The Fold Trafford
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

India concede 2-1 series lead to England following side’s collapse after tea on Day Three; lose by innings.

India tour of England: Against the run of play
Sat, Aug 09, 2014

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Aaron and weather prevent England from running away with the game on Day Two.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s madness method
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

Thinking on his feet, Dhoni worked out a way to deal with James Anderson and Stuart Broad.

India tour of England: Ain’t no sunshine
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

A gloomy 1st day for India at Old Trafford as they were dismissed for 152 after 6 batsmen went for a duck.

An uneasy peace: MS Dhoni plays down revenge talk on match eve
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

At the pre-match press conference he repeatedly asserted that his team members weren’t looking back.

India looking for sweeping changes
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

Gambhir, Dhawan and Rahane seem to be planning to take the sweep option against spinner.

Attempting to shuffle cards, India end up showing their hand
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

Intense slip-fielding drill gives a clue to the team’s likely playing XI for the Manchester Test.

Sport at Manchester’s ‘other’ stadium
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Lancashire’s Old Trafford is used to living in the shadow of United’s famous footballing mecca.

Not satisfied with verdict, BCCI seeks ICC’s intervention
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

We don’t agree with the reason given by the judicial commissioner to absolve Anderson, the BCCI said.

Anderson told Jadeja: I’ll come and break your f***ing teeth
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

Indian skipper M S Dhoni intervened and dared Anderson to do it, if he was ready to face the consequences.

Journeyman finds destination
Sun, Aug 03, 2014

Former Ranji player Manoj Parmar is now an ECB-recognised coach and owns a sports shop.

ICC declares Anderson-Jadeja tie
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

With no visual evidence the commissioner had to bank on the statements of the witnesses from both the sides.

Jimmy, the sly provocateur
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Speedster has habitually needled Indians, including Dravid, but has been clever enough to avoid sanction.

India tour of England: Moeen Ali lands knock-out punch
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

England level series after part-time spinner Moeen makes India fold without resistance on Day 5.

Incriminating video evidence shot in arm in Ravindra Jadeja case
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

The latest development though has strengthened the Indian board’s stand on appealing Boon’s judgement.

India tour of England: Empire all but strikes back
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

England on brink of levelling series after India crumble to 112/4 in chase of 445; No rain expected on final day.

India tour of England: All starts lead to stops
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Indian batsmen promise much but deliver little on Day 3; India 46 runs adrift of follow-on against England.

Gary’s back-foot play, the difference
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Ballance put on 142 runs for the third wicket with with Ian Bell.

India tour of England: Ian Bell, Jos Buttler join Gary Ballance party
Tue, Jul 29, 2014

England pile on the misery, declare on 569/7; Dhoni tries unusual tactics with little to show for it.

India tour of England: Ravindra Jadeja drops Alastair Cook, England drop anchor
Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Cook marks his return to form with a dogged 95, while Ballance hits his 2nd successive ton to put Eng on top.

Battling the beast within
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

After Lord’s, England need to question the relevance of going ahead with a green track for the 3rd Test.

At hearing Anderson admitted to pushing Jadeja, says insider
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

At the hearing, Anderson’s legal counsel argued that the England fast bowler was instigated by Jadeja.