Sriram Veera

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Is Ravi Shastri a ‘yes man’? No, says Virat Kohli
Fri, Nov 16, 2018

A day before India left for an all-important tour of Australia, which could determine the future of the team-management if not the team, Virat Kohli was asked the Ravi Shastri question.

Ranji Trophy: No sword dance, but runs flow from Ravindra Jadeja blade
Wed, Nov 14, 2018

First Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to bowl out Railways for 200 before he revived Saurashtra, who were 128 for 6 at one stage, to end the day on 344 for 8.

Mike Drop
Sun, Nov 11, 2018

The Indian Express caught up with Michael Holding and discovered that, behind the epithet Whispering Death, was a charming raconteur — and a Momma’s boy

Fan calls him ‘overrated’, Virat Kohli says ‘don’t think you should live in India’
Thu, Nov 08, 2018

It’s one thing reacting on field, in the heat of the moment, but to react in a petty fashion in the cold comfort of the living room when shooting a video is something else. No wonder, many fans are showing their displeasure.

Virat’s left-hand man
Wed, Oct 31, 2018

With a breathtaking display of pace and swing in fourth ODI, left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed provides missing piece in bowling jigsaw.

Brabourne supremacy: India crush West Indies by 224 runs in fourth ODI
Tue, Oct 30, 2018

Rohit Sharma scores yet another daddy hundred, Ambati Rayudu too comes to the party as India crush West Indies by 224 runs to take 2-1 lead in the series.

Al Jazeera alleges ICC inaction and bias in fixing mess
Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Al Jazeera maintains they are in discussions with Interpol and while they are open to giving the details of the cricket-corruption sting to ICC, they are increasingly concerned about “ICC’s ability and resolve to police” the game.

It’s time to let go of MS Dhoni
Mon, Oct 29, 2018

MS Dhoni has done everything that could’ve been asked of him, now it’s the next generation’s turn to take the baton and run with it

BCCI, a house divided over CEO Rahul Johri
Sat, Oct 27, 2018

CoA has to implement Lodha reforms, deal with ICC and prepare for Australia tour but finds itself in chaotic state

The Ravindra Jadeja paradox: Skillful but surplus to requirements in shorter formats?
Sat, Oct 20, 2018

The world is wowed by the all-rounder’s vaunted skills, but back home he’s considered surplus to the requirements in shorter versions

India vs West Indies: With a century, 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw announces his arrival in Tests
Fri, Oct 05, 2018

Prithvi Shaw's back-foot punches, the horizontal cut shots, the short body balanced on the toes, the impassive face almost invisible under a big helmet — it was almost a rewind to the late 1980s when India fell in love with another Mumbai boy.

Should selectors have a say in India’s final playing XI?
Wed, Oct 03, 2018

The cases of Karun Nair and Prithvi Shaw call for better co-ordination between selectors and team management in selection of playing XI.

Grace and compassion at London’s unique club for gay cricketers
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

They play cricket, discuss life, fight for LGBT rights, and create an environment where gay men and women can be themselves in a world that can often be homophobic.

Chris Lewis: Back from a Private Hell
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

Indians knew Chris Lewis for the ton he hit on his 25th birthday in Madras on England's tour in 1993. The man oozing athletic talent looked poised for the big time, but the promise never materialised. Years later, Lewis was caught smuggling cocaine and sent to prison.

India tour of England 2018: A summer’s tale
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

For all their inspired, collective bowling effort and Virat Kohli's sublime batting form, the reality that India are far from an invincible touring side force flashed and flickered. A look at moments that made and unmade what was a thrilling series

India vs England: Another series loss, another chatty Virat Kohli press conference
Wed, Sep 12, 2018

At the start of the fifth day, India stood a risk of being blown away. Had they done so, the conclusions drawn from the series could have been adverse.

India vs England: After Tea, England serve a humble pie as India lose final Test
Wed, Sep 12, 2018

KL Rahul smashes 142, Rishabh Pant becomes first Indian keeper to score a ton in England... but it is the same old story in the final session as India lose 5 wickets for 20 runs.

India vs England: Life comes full circle for Alastair Cook at The Oval
Tue, Sep 11, 2018

Alastair Cook’s Test journey, which began with a century against India in Nagpur 12 years ago, comes to an end with a ton in London.

This 9-year-old Indian got UK to tweak visa norms, says next goal is grandmaster tag
Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Shreyas’s father Jitender Singh can now apply for Tier-2 work visa, which is valid for up to four years without needing to leave the country.

India vs England: Personal tragedies helped forge Hanuma Vihari’s inner steel
Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Hanuma Vihari had quit Hyderabad after six years of first-class cricket and was left disillusioned with the whole experience.

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