Ragini Kumar

‘Need to Use the Breaks between Games Well’

Teams that come out on top in long-duration tournaments almost inevitably have a standout bowler to thank for their success. If India are to be that team this World Cup, Zaheer Khan might well be their man. Coming after the highly successful series in South Africa, Zaheer looks good to strike it big. We spoke to him as he was readying for the campaign

16 February 2011
“It has been a little tough for me”

Out of form and out of favour, Yuvraj Singh has been training furiously to make a comeback into the team. It’s been a rough time, but in an exclusive interview to Open, Yuvraj says he’s glad for the break after all.

25 June 2010
“I greatly admire Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni”

Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards would love to be India’s batting coach and teach the players how to face the short ball, and more importantly, summon courage.

20 May 2010


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Ram Madhav

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Makarand R Paranjape

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