Category: Opinion

Women’s IPL is in progression stage: Anjum Chopra

The idea of having a full-fledged women’s IPL is in a “progression stage” and a World Cup title for India can actually help in turning that into a...

You can’t keep Ashwin out of shorter formats: Saqlain Mushtaq

Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq fails to understand how a proven performer like Ravichandran Ashwin has been kept out of India’s limited-overs set-up, saying a...

How South Africa’s XI might look across formats once the Kolpak players return

There is one word that is used quite a bit in South African cricket and that is ‘Kolpak’. Over the years, the Kolpak has been a major hindrance in South Africa’s...

4 possible Test captains for South Africa

South Africa are going through a transition. They haven’t had the best of times over the last 12-15 months. Irrespective of the format, the Proteas have struggled....

The IPL and the crippling ugliness behind the pomp and show

The IPL began 12 years ago on a sultry and humid night in Bengaluru marked by a monumental Baz (Brendon McCullum) performance. Though the signs were there and were...

Why did Sachin Tendulkar take to the upper cut in Australia?

Former South African captain Shaun Pollock claimed that Sachin Tendulkar had once told him that he found it difficult to tackle the “short-pitched” bowling...

The cultural shift in the Indian national team dynamics

With the Covid-19 disease continuing to take a toll on global proportions, lockdowns and quarantine measures are the order of the day. Increasing number of celebrities...

Dhoni IPL

What if MS Dhoni captained RCB and Virat Kohli led CSK in the IPL?

In the last few years, ever since the sun starting setting slowly on MS Dhoni’s career, Virat Kohli’s ability to lead the team has been under immense...

Why Suresh Raina is more Mr IPL than just 'Chinna Thala'

Why Suresh Raina is more Mr IPL than just ‘Chinna Thala’

“Why everybody has to call him ‘Chinna Thala’? ,” a friend, who is a legit Chennai Super Kings fan, asked me when we were discussing about Suresh...

Prashanth Satish: Commentary gems, stories and a look at the journey of the very special Harsha Bhogle

It’s not every day that you find a 19-year-old boy from an average Indian household doing stints of cricket commentary with the All India Radio and to be the...