Tendulkar is Indian cricket’s first global brand; but at the same time, he appears to exemplify certain cherished Indian values: humility, deference to elders, and respect for all things that ought to … More »The persona behind the legend that is Tendulkar
"We have good batsmen who’re young, but I’m a little concerned with our bowling resources. We need to identify quality bowlers and look after them," he said. More »Indian cricket will be a strong force in five years: Laxman
What’s important is that meeting the captain’s demand does not demean this game. Also, the home team must be capable of exploiting the conditions and not take victory for granted. More »Captain should have his way on pitches
Calcutta: Former India captain Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, a living legend, spoke to The Telegraph (from Mumbai) on Tuesday afternoon, on the eve of getting the highest award from the Board of Control for … More »Captaining was easier in the days gone by: Gavaskar
There is a mindset that is looking to malign Indian cricket, the BCCI, and looking to poke fun and ridicule. And so, instead of coming with an open mind, the approach is only to bolster the stereotype … More »England see negative in everything
A mouth-watering prospect, the upcoming series between Australia and South Africa could hinge on the way the home side bats More »Australia can rattle Proteas with aggressive batting
"The main drawback is if you are not in the playing 11 you don't get quality time for batting at the nets. That becomes frustrating at times because the best of India are bowling," he said. More »Sitting out is not easy: Manoj Tiwary
Sachin knows best when it’s time to call quits, says former India coach. More »‘Traditionalist’ Wright is not in favour of day-night Tests
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For me, life hasn't changed much (since the Gilchrist wicket). It's all in the press. My attitude to the game is the same; I'm working as hard if not harder. The talk of change is just on the outside. What I was one and a half years ago, I am the same. More »‘I have earned my place in the Indian squad’
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