“We Had to Give Everything on the Field” – Madan Lal on the Wicket that Changed India’s Cricket History

If Kapil Dev earned the sobriquet of “Devil” after his exploits during the 1983 World Cup…

Maninder Singh Rues ‘Crazy’ Collapse and 1987 Heartbreak

Maninder Singh gets angry and emotional when you talk about the Reliance World Cup semi-final between…

England’s Title Defence Goes Belly Up in Bangalore, with No Runs in Sight

S Kannan in New Delhi For a champion side, one loss can be an aberration, two…

Kirti Azad and the London-Underground Ball that got Ian Botham

It was hard to get Kirti Azad talking about cricket. For, the mortal remains of Bishan…

Columns over the phone, and stories of washing socks – Remembering Bishan Bedi the Lionheart

What lamps ceased to burn, and what hearts ceased to beat? The news of lion-hearted Sardar…

India Keep Cool and Find Heroes for Every Situation

There is something really cool about Team India these days. No, we are not talking about…

New Zealand Offer Ultimate Proof that Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last

The sylvan setting of Dharamsala provides the right ambience for good, competitive cricket. In a few…

India will miss Hardik Pandya’s Personality as Much as his All-Round Skills

It appears that someone has cast an evil eye on Hardik Pandya. The Indian vice-captain did…

From DDCA Shenanigans to Tendulkar-like Status – Virat Kohli’s Journey from West Delhi Brat to Olympic Symbol

If Virat Kohli is a household name, the title of Virat has existed for centuries. It…

Bumrah the enigma keeps pushing the limits

Everything about Jasprit Bumrah is unconventional. This includes the way he bowls and the way he…