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G Krishnan

  • That spinning question

    On a green top in Brisbane, biggest worry for Indian captain will be to choose between Karn Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja — none of whom has been impressive lately

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:00am
  • Shuttlers should be selective about tournaments: Prakash Padukone

    Tata Open starts in city today with bare minimum foreign participation

    Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 6:55am
  • Saina Nehwal's hunger for success is for all Indian sportspersons to follow: Prakash Padukone

    All along only reading about Saina Nehwal in the media as she had her training base in Hyderabad under Pullela Gopichand, legendary badminton player Prakash Padukone only had words of praise for the world No 4 after interacting with her in recent times. Nehwal had shifted her base to Bangalore in...

    Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 9:44pm
  • India vs Australia: A tour like no other

    Early morning alarms, seagulls, legendary commentators all make watching cricket in Australia memorable but they are all sidelights compared to gritting action in the middle. G Krishnan writes India is yet to win Test series Down Under and come Tuesday, a bunch of youngsters could rewrite history.

    Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 6:53am
  • East Zone have the last laugh

    East Zone captain Manoj Tiwary's decision to bat first was a bold one. After all, West Zone had completed a record chase in Monday's semifinal. Tiwary banked on his bowlers to defend whatever he and the other batsmen posted on the board. In the end, East's total of 269/8 was just about enough as,...

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:25am
  • East Zone hope to break West Zone's winning streak

    West Zone have lifted the Deodhar Trophy five times in the last 10 seasons including the three successive times coming into this edition. The last time East Zone triumphed was in 2003-04 and when the two sides meet in the final at the Wankhede here on Wednesday, the underdogs will have to come up...

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 6:40am
  • Phil Hughes was one of the nicest Australian players: Ambati Rayudu

    As Australia prepares to bid farewell to one of its dearest sons on Wednesday, one of Phil Hughes's friends in India found it difficult to talk about it. Ambati Rayudu remembered the Aussie, his once Mumbai Indians teammate, as "one of the nicest Australian players".

    Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 6:15am
  • Akshar Patel- The spinner who also lets his bat do the talking

    The manner in which 20-year-old Akshar Patel batted on Monday to guide West Zone into the Deodhar Trophy final will make top-order batsmen proud. He did not play like a bowler who could also bat, but one who could make the side purely as a batsman. Patel showed a lot of these qualities in the brief...

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • West Zone in final of Deodhar Trophy courtesy Suyrakumar Yadav

    Batsman scores 80 to script team's successful chase of 314 against South

    Tuesday, 2 December 2014 - 5:25am
  • Manoj Tiwary makes the right noises to carry East Zone to the finals of Deodhar Trophy

    INTRO: With the selectors set to announce the World Cup probables later this week, skipper puts his hand up by cracking a brilliant 151 as East thump North to enter Deodhar Trophy final

    Monday, 1 December 2014 - 7:20am