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India’s pace bowlers are coming into their own. It’s a shiny new cricket moment

August 18, 2021 8:40 am

Like for all the world-conquering sides of the past, a halo is beginning to grow and shine around India’s pace-bowling quartet. The halo of world-beaters.

India’s test win over England isn’t surprising. And that’s the real victory

August 19, 2021 7:40 am

Sriram Veera writes: There is no question about the team’s talent and aggression. Whether it’s Lord’s or Gabba, they will stay, fight, and win.

From talent spotters to coaches: All that went into making of India's winning XI in Australia

January 24, 2021 7:02 pm

The Indian Express on all that went into the making of this Winning XI — from talent-spotters turning up at nets to coaches and selectors exchanging notes, parents and mentors to self-motivated players, some dreams, and a lot of foresight.

A billion get booster dose from Brisbane: World wakes up to watch Indian cricket’s big rising

January 20, 2021 3:09 pm

What are the chances of another series in a bio-bubble amid a global pandemic which coincides with the team’s influential captain going on paternity leave, a new low of 36 all out and about 11 regulars making it to the injury list instead of the Starting XI.

India's 1974 tour to England was a disaster, both on and off the field

January 03, 2021 8:16 pm

So while this new low of 36 all out at Adelaide might have replaced our 42 all out at Lord’s as India’s worst Test score ever, it does not change the fact that 1974 was a miserable tour.

'The power of sport comes from its streaming and its telecast'

July 02, 2020 3:44 pm

Uday Shankar, the chairman of Star & Disney India, talks about how emotion in sport is important and how digital platforms are going to be even more popular at The Indian Express E-Adda.

'BCCI, NCA working on training restart but no time-frame yet': Arun Dhumal

June 01, 2020 5:52 pm

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal said that they are 'looking at all the options' to move India captain Virat Kohli and his limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma, who live in Mumbai, to a safe location.

In the fallout, survival of the richest will emerge as cricket's new jungle law

April 18, 2020 9:27 pm

The Indian Express looks into how the Covid-19 induced slump might see BCCI seeking a lion’s share of ICC revenue, the 'Big Three' coalition returning and smaller nations suffering.

When India defied history but inspired a Caribbean tactical revolution

May 06, 2020 10:53 am

One of India's greatest Test wins came against the mighty West Indies side of Clive Lloyd in 1976. However, it was the Windies team which would embark on an era of undisputed reign after the defeat.

Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari: Two of a kind

February 15, 2020 9:28 am

INDvNZ-11: Showing restraint outside off-stump, Pujara scores well-compiled 93; Vihari notches up a ton