Category: Opinion

Virat Kohli

Let no one tell you otherwise, Virat Kohli steps back with his head held high

January winter can be quite harsh and demanding depending on which part of the country you’re in. However, no amount of insulation could’ve prepared Indian cricket...

R Ashwin in South Africa: India’s lesson in balance going forward

Players talk about shutting the outside noise but if it does reach him, Ravichandran Ashwin will be a touch disappointed that whenever India falter abroad, the narrative...

Ishant Sharma

Has Ishant Sharma already played his last Test match for India?

Ishant Sharma is a typical, jovial Delhi lad from Patel Nagar, easy to address if a captain wishes to bench him. But somewhere there, deep down, when Virat Kohli...

Jasprit Bumrah

Death, taxes and Jasprit Bumrah

It’s not that Keshav Maharaj was not aware what Jasprit Bumrah is upto. From the moment Maharaj walked in as South Africa’s nightwatchman late on Day 4 in...

What would England even gain by removing Joe Root as captain?

The moment Joe Root gave his ‘length’ statement after the Adelaide Test, one knew those words would come back to bite him. Experts, including the great Ricky...

Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne has it in him to be Australia’s next great Test batter

No one could’ve thought of it this way, but with every passing game, that dangerous Jofra Archer bouncer and fearful injury to Steve Smith’s neck at...

Ruturaj Gaikwad

About time Ruturaj Gaikwad is fast-tracked to the Indian ODI setup  

Technically as clean as a whistle, and temperamentally taking giant strides to the elite level, Ruturaj Gaikwad has announced himself ready for bigger challenges, and...

Ganguly said Kohli gave nod to Day-Night Tests in just three seconds

Sourav Ganguly’s BCCI is letting the fans and the game down, not just Virat Kohli

Today when Sourav Ganguly is this mighty powerful BCCI president, leading a regime capable of sacking Indian cricket’s biggest name from the captaincy post,...

Why Virat Kohli should be India’s next Test match No.5

Virat Kohli will continue to deny it, give expected responses to the press about this prolonged drought of a century, but somewhere deep down in his heart and mind, it...

Full-members’ insecurity and shortsightedness lead to the axing of ODI Super League

When South Africa played Netherlands on Friday in Centurion for the first of the three Super League fixtures, despite the gloom around the league’s imminent axing,...