India in England 2014 series review

England finally returned to winning ways against India, following a period of almost unrelenting failure. The winning feeling was rediscovered in Hampshire, to be enjoyed and enforced in Manchester a...

Selection folly hurts India

The current India in England series is evenly balanced right now. This is a perfect reflection of two sides that have been struggling to win in Test matches. While England had failed to win in 10 Tes...

Test cricket remains the heart of cricket

The world’s attention will soon revert to the razzmatazz of T20 cricket with the World T20 and IPL imminent, but Test cricket continues to show why it is the most revered format of the game and why i...

India and life after Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was quite a handy cricketer. Everyone in agreement? Good, let’s move on. That’s the task facing the Indian cricket team as it takes its first steps forwards without a man who has bee...

Indian spinners turn the tables

The Australian batting fragility has been repeatedly exposed on this tour to India. Starting in the warm up matches and at the end of the second Test, the visitors, it seems, are under a spell, unabl...

England in India 4th ODI preview

Having scored 325 runs in the first ODI in Rajkot, England haven’t amassed that many runs combined in the second and third ODIs. It looked as though a corner had been turned in Rajkot, but two sound ...

Can Captain Cool handle Pakistani heat?

The Indo-Pak cricketing ties resumed on Christmas day after a gap of many years with India hosting their neighbours in a battle of the shorter formats. They are set to play two T20’s and three ODI’s ...