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Duleep Trophy had a role when the Ranji was played on zonal lines and players got no more than 3 or 4 FC matches.
Whether or not Dhoni is still the right man to lead India is a worthy debate, feels Harsha Bhogle.
For years Bangladesh tried not to lose. Now they must get used to the idea of wanting to win, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Playing five bowlers in Dhaka wasn't the most adventurous call but it wasn't one India have tended to take too often, writes Harsha Bhogle.
On the field Virat Kohli will need more steel than emotion, more resolve than exhibition and more calm than expression, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Far more important than their presence is the role that Sachin, Ganguly and VVS will be assigned, writes Harsha Bhogle.
MI lost five of their first six matches but then completed a magnificent turnaround to win their second IPL title.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Sarfaraz Khan (right) have had an impressive IPL.
You do want nice guys in the side. But you want tough guys too.
Indian cricket system continues to produce players, but keeping them on the right track is going to become a bigger challenge.
Half of members of World Cup-winning Aussie team are far from their best at ongoing IPL, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Super Over doesn’t only test your skill but challenges to stay calm and give your skill best possible chance of surfacing.
Richie’s was an era of signed letters, of not speaking till you were spoken to.
The IPL is like a maverick designer, you want to be ramp-side seeing the latest creation come through.
If India want to mount a challenge at a major tournament, they need to sort number 7.
It had to be a batsman’s World Cup, didn’t it? The bowler was meant to be the waiter at the batsman’s party.
The Asian embrace of pace was one of the highlights of the World Cup, writes Harsha Bhogle.
England faced a shock defeat to Bangladesh as they were knocked out of the Cricket World Cup on March 9.
At WC, teams have worries; Pak with batting, SA with balance, WI with consistency and Eng, with approach.
In all formats of the international game, Ajinkya Rahane has established himself as a star to reckon with.
This was by some distance the weakest team I have seen from Pakistan.
Even with the woeful form they have displayed recently, India will begin favourites, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Alongside MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane’s form will be key for the defending champions.
Virat Kohli smashed four centuries in as many Tests in Australia recently.
Cricket is wonderfully nuanced already without needing to surrender to such unhealthy spice, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Ishant Sharma's bowling at Lord’s was the sole high point for India last year.
The selectors would have liked a few more fast bowling options but the truth is they don’t exist!.
He told young small-town Indians that they could conquer the cricket world
Aaron with the ball and Kohli in the slips are good indicators of why India are where they are.
The twin hundreds in Adelaide gave birth to a great Test cricketer in Virat Kohli, writes Harsha Bhogle.
You didn’t think you would ever see an Aussie cricketer expose his softer side on a cricket field. But they did it on Tuesday.
If India have played too little cricket to be prepared, Australia have seen too much sadness to be prepared.
There will be fear but also the awareness that there is a larger purpose to life than sport.
At his best, he took you on a joyride, laughing while you held on to your seat, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Karn Sharma over the experienced Amit Mishra is a good selection as he is quicker through the air, writes Bhogle.
It’s not as explosive as his batting, but Tendulkar’s autobiography is an engaging portrait of the Little Master and the sport that became his life
Through two broad chapters on the investigation and the trial, Avirook Sen presents how the Talwars were hit with a double whammy: a shoddy and insensitive investigation by the UP Police and the CBI and what Sen believed was a premeditated judgment.