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  • There is no panic in Indian camp, clarifies Rahul Dravid

    Former India captain Rahul Dravid, who led the team in 2007 WC, in an exclusive chat with Dev Kotak and Derek Abraham says ongoing tri-series offers Dhoni & Co chance to experiment with team combinations

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 11:45pm
  • Aus, NZ were clean but people weren't as hospitable as us, umpire Piloo Reporter recalls WC '92

    Piloo Reporter was the only Indian umpire at the 1992 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The 76-year-old, who stood in 14 Tests and 22 ODIs between 1984 and 1994, talks to Derek Abraham about his time Down Under. Excerpts from an interview...

    Monday, 26 January 2015 - 5:33am
  • Bowling bawling

    India may be the defending champions, but lack of spearhead in their attack may prove their undoing in the seaming conditions Down Under

    Sunday, 18 January 2015 - 6:50am
  • Team India performance review: Some batsmen click but bowling flops big

    To say that the four-Test series against Australia was a fruitful one would be an understatement. For starters, the batsmen did an excellent job by helping the team go past 400 in each game. Kohli kept the record-keepers busy, Rahane enhanced his reputation as India's most reliable batsman on...

    Monday, 12 January 2015 - 7:20am
  • Can BCCI explain Murali Vijay’s exclusion from squad?

     A cursory look at India's World Cup squad will tell you that the selectors have got most picks right. As many as 13 of the 15 players are automatic choices. The squad comprises five batsmen, two wicketkeeper-batsmen, three all-rounders (two left-arm spinners and one medium pacer), four seamers and...

    Wednesday, 7 January 2015 - 7:30am
  • Why Cheteshwar Pujara may not be the next Rahul Dravid

    Indian batsman's struggles Down Under are only adding to his image as a poor traveller and unless he converts his starts into big scores, he will be remembered only for being once called the 'Next Dravid', writes Derek Abraham

    Saturday, 3 January 2015 - 6:50am
  • Byeline 2014

    As an action-packed year comes to an end, we at the dna sports desk take time off the routine and present our most memorable sporting experiences

    Thursday, 1 January 2015 - 6:50am
  • MS Dhoni most successful, but not the best

    While India reached No. 1 Test ranking under his captaincy, Dhoni's leadership was largely uninspiring and pales when compared to the likes of Ganguly and Pataudi

    Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Murali Vijay begins a whole new chapter

    Over the past 12 months, Murali Vijay has — by his own admission — played out of character to excel in Test cricket. And the results are showing

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:35am
  • Opening a whole new chapter

    Over the past 12 months, Murali Vijay has — by his own admission — played out of character to excel in Test cricket. And the results are showing

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 6:01am