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The New Cricket Manual

Aakash Chopra

One-day cricket brought in newer strokes, deliveries and fielding strategies. T20 has rewritten the game’s manual again. What would WG Grace have made of it?

…and a Bit of Cricket

As the carnival unfolded in a foreign field, the crowds were sober by Indian standards, actresses in luxury boxes tried to look jubilant, food sellers made money, and batting technique made a triumphant return

Old Foe Returns

The relationship between Indians and the short-pitched delivery has not improved

Dhoni: Darling to Effigy

Dhoni is now in that familiar place where an Indian cricket captain, inevitably, arrives. That place where his back will slowly transform into a dartboard

The Height of Cricket

A ringside view of what it takes to reach the venue for a match being played at the base of Mount Everest

Sellbo, Korbo, Sellbo

Global sportswear companies have finally found a reason to pull out all stops in IPL cricket. Their plan: sell, sell, sell

The Fab Five

They brought class, genius, tenacity, skill, passion and much more to the cricket field. One of history’s most successful captains assesses their contribution to Indian cricket

Ow! zzat!

The crotch problem and the art and science of protecting a batsman’s most precious things

MSD

One of the highest paid sportsmen in the world, India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni once needed the kindness of his friends for a good meal

The Answer

How good is Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a captain, really, and how much is plain damn luck?

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