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Harsha Bhogle explains what 'talent' means in the context of India batsman Rohit Sharma.
The Chinnaswamy Stadium is as much home to AB de Villiers as it is to Virat Kohli, writes Harsha Bhogle.
Many players said in their messages that Jagmohan Dalmiya was a player’s man. No administrator can ask for a better compliment.
Harsha Bhogle looks forward to watching India's young side play this year but just as much, he looks forward to seeing MS Dhoni play.
Most good limited overs sides have been built around a batting No.7, writes Harsha Bhogle.
India seemed to have a player just when he was needed, and it was rather dramatically apparent in the last Test.
We could start seeing the influence of T20 in the way Test cricket is viewed. And, indeed, approached.
Kumar Sangakkara may not have become the lawyer he wanted to, but he came as close as anyone could on a cricket ground!
India the transition period that both teams are going through, India look more settled than Sri Lanka.
Since Virat Kohli doesn’t have a top six man who can bowl, that is why, key to this strategy, is the role that Ashwin will play.
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.