How will young batsmen brought up on T20 learn to build an innings?What about the technique to patiently negotiate hostile seam bowling conditions or the skill to play on difficult dusty turners?What about leaving the swinging ball outside off stump? These are some of the questions raised by S Giridhar and V J Raghunath in their book, From Mumbai To Durban: India's Greatest Tests. IMAGE: M S Dhoni has handed the baton to Virat Kohli. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters Dhoni has made way for ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) would revive an old tradition and bring out a souvenir to commemorate the historical occasion of India and Bangladesh playing the first ever Test in India. The publication of the souvenir is revival of an old tradition ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
If you’ve been following the latest buzz in the Indian cricketing fraternity, not only would you be awarethat Mahendra Singh Dhoni has relinquished his role as the captain of the Indian limited overs cricketteams, but also the controversy with Ravi ...Sify, 1 month ago
'We also largely need to direct our success to Ravindra Jadeja because he kept one end tight.' India's spin great Erapalli Prasanna rates Ravichandran Ashwin as the best spinner in the world currently but urged the off-spinner to give the ball more air.In the recently-concluded five-Test series against England, which India won 4-0, Ashwin picked up a whopping 28 wickets besides scoring 304 runs."There is no doubt that Ashwin is the best striker bowler we have. He is the best spinner in the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
His great grandfather played Test cricket for both England and India.His grandfather was arguably the most charismatic captain India has had. Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi's great grandfather Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi scored a Test century on debut. The series was the Bodyline series of 1932-1933, and the century was made in the first Test against Australia at Sydney. The 8th Nawab of Pataudi didn't care for Douglas Jardine's methods to keep the free scoring Australian genius Don Bradman in check and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
That Ravichandran Ashwin has been on a roll sounds like an understatement. Ever since his 21-wicket series haul in September 2015 helped India end an agonising 22-year-long wait for a Test series victory in Sri Lanka, the lanky Chennai offie has emerged as an ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Think of the great teams from different eras and the common thread, you will notice, between all of them has been the presence of a great pace bowling pair. While the West Indies played with a battery of quality fast bowlers, Andy Roberts and Michael Holding, ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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