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Is this the most bowler dominated e...

There is an increasing obsession to convince ourselves that everything we are seeing is the best it ...

Swinging a cricket ball without saliva

You know the drill: bowler bowls, batsman leaves it, keeper catches it. Keeper instinctively flings ball to first slip, first...

The curious events around the global sporting calendar thrown up by COVID-19 have offered us all a break. It comes at you thi... England’s new look squad poses same old questions

Australia Vs India preview & prediction

An encounter to savour, India face Australia in four Tests this winter, starting at the MCG on Boxing Day. Neither side has had a great time of it in Test cricket in 2011, so it will be interesting t...

Can Pakistan stop England, again?

The England team that toured Pakistan in 2005 was on a roll having won five consecutive Test series against top opposition, both home and away (including the tough Ashes win in 2005). So confident wa...

Strange times to be an Aussie

During their halcyon days of near total (okay, total) domination in world cricket, you could reel off the names of Australia’s top players. They came from a pool of around 15 players, who together co...

Tendulkar chokes on ton of tons

Alas, poor Sachin and his adoring, global army of fans will have to await the coming of another day upon which to salute the once unfathomable landmark of 100 international hundreds. Poised on 94, in...

Two Tests – just what cricket needed?

In almost every report of the recently concluded series between South Africa and Australia it has been lamented that there were only two Test matches. The miniseries between the two cricketing heavyw...

Test cricket is still alive!

Who says that Test cricket is dying? Those who missed the Test series between South Africa and Australia (where were you?) may think otherwise, but those who tuned in will remember it for some time. ...