Dinesh Mongia was any other former India cricketer until Tuesday.
After AB de Villiers quick-fire hundred, Kagiso Rabada held his nerves under pressure to defend 11 in the final over.
Once R Ashwin, after suffering a side strain, was unable to bowl, MS Dhoni suddenly was short of ideas.
MS Dhoni hinted at going in with three specialist spinners considering that the Kanpur pitch will offer some help for them.
R Ashwin, bowling slower in the air, even when up against some of the biggest hitters, is the off-spinner's key to consistency.
Captain will have to recalibrate his strategy and choice of players if India are to overcome poor recent form in limited overs cricket
Rajasthan never went for the chase of 336 and instead wanted to focus on getting the three points.
Sumit Narwal's ton put Delhi in the driver's seat despite Nathu Singh's stellar performance.
Gautam Gambhir and Unmukt Chand showed more patience and better shot selection than first innings to add 166 runs.
Deepak Chahar picks up 5/60 as visitors fold up for 138 inside two sessions; hosts eyeing big lead.
The decision to leave Panipat for the capital proved to be the trigger to success for the 23-year old Mohit Ahlawat.
Shifting to Sikkar from Jaipur proved a blessing as Nathu Singh came under the supervision of the secretary Subash Joshi.
In order to negate AB de Villiers threat, it will be imperative for Indian bowlers not to get overawed.
Ishant Sharma has been excluded after he could not be reached on the telephone by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) chief selector Vinay Lamba.
Gurkeerat Mann could be the perfect replacement for Ravindra Jadeja at No.7 slot.
The executive committee has already zeroed in on Ajay Jadeja while the sports working committee is keen on Vijay Dahiya’s name.
The DDCA sports committee want to retain Gautam Gambhir and Vijay Dahiya combo as for now.
On the face of it, nothing seems to have changed at the MRF Pace Academy - one Aussie great has replaced another as the head coach. Siddhartha Sharma discovers how ‘art of taking wickets’ has been added to the ever-reliable old syllabus.
The idea was to help seamers pick Sachin Tendulkar's brain on how to crack into a batsman's mind.
Karnataka batsman Karun Nair has been appointed Unmukt's deputy as the All-India Senior Selection Committee picked a 15-member squad.
Mustafizur is gifted with a strong wrist, which enables him to make the ball jump as well as break off the wicket.
Pawan Negi speaks to The Indian Express about his experience of playing as a bowling all-rounder in the IPL.
Another facet of this aggressive spinner is his pace variation.
Saurabh Tiwary no longer possessed the fear factor that he did in his early days.
Comeback man Zaheer stuns KXIP and despite Miller's effort, Delhi's opening stand ensures a smooth victory.
Looks like this IPL is not going good for Punjab spinners. Axar Patel explains what's wrong with KXIP.
Praveen Amre has been the go-to man for many young Indian batsman who want to resurrect their technique.
Gambhir was spot on in introducing Chawla who bowled three dot balls to McCullum before getting him with a wrong 'un.
RCB's fiery pacemen force the Delhi batsmen to tumble like pack of cards and trigger a soft dismissal for JP before Kohli-Gayle romp home.
Leggie takes 3 to skittle MI out after opening batsman cracks 83 to hand Delhi first win at home in 10 games.
Jiyas was clueless about his abilities as chinaman bowler and his coach was also surprised.
Domnic not only push batsmen on the backfoot with his pace but can also produce perfect yorkers at will.
Chasing 185 for a win, Royals rode on Hooda’s 25-ball 54 to achieve the target on the last ball of the innings.
Manan Sharma returned a five-wicket haul as Delhi pulled off a dramatic 90-run win.
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With two days remaining to be played in Patiala, a result is now a possibility.
Author of bestselling novels such as The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Krishna Key, Ashwin Sanghi is known for delving into history and mythology.