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  • Ajit Wadekar talks of Sachin's pranks, belly dancers, sensible bowling and opening for India

    Ajit Wadekar, who led India to maiden Test series wins in West Indies and England in the 1970s besides guiding Bombay to innumerable Ranji titles, has his witty way of saying stories.

    Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 9:29am
  • Sachin Tendulkar stood like a diamond among brilliantly-talented batsmen even in school days

    We all have known how Sachin Tendulkar used to practice in the nets ahead of any match. His intensity, when it came to preparing for a game, was second to none. It was not something that he developed only after playing for India. It was part of him from his school days.

    Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 6:50am
  • Virat Kohli comes across as one who wants to lead from the front: VVS Laxman

    Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman talks to G Krishnan on a range of topics, including the impact the IPL has had on Indian cricket. Excerpts from an exclusive interview...

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 7:45am
  • It wasn't funny, Mr Kieron Pollard

    Pollard was lucky to have escaped censure from the officials after he was told to remove the tape, failing which action would be taken. And Pollard, like an obedient boy, removed it after one over of 'fun'.

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 7:45am
  • I have always tried to pick up wickets, says Ashish Nehra

    Two man-of-the-match awards in three games in a batsman-dominated T20 calls for some stupendous effort. Chennai Super Kings' Ashish Nehra like wine, seems to mature with age. And it's showing in his performances. No wonder captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has shown so much faith in him.

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 6:35am
  • Book Review: MS Dhoni- The Man, The Leader

    Columnist Biswadeep Ghosh's book on Mahendra Singh Dhoni makes an effort to chronicle the life story of Ranchi's favourite son but ends up repeating much of what is already known of the man, says G. Krishnan

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 5:50am
  • We tried everything possible, says Rohit Sharma

    Sharma, who along with Kieron Pollard lent some respectability to Mumbai Indians total, was left searching for answers to his compounding problems.

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 5:25am
  • IPL 8: Chennai Super Kings gave 'Super Show'

    Smith, McCullum make mockery of 184-run target to condemn Mumbai to fourth straight loss

    Saturday, 18 April 2015 - 6:00am
  • Of perfection and perfect combination

    They have the highest success percentage among all teams in IPL (61.62 per cent) and 71 wins in 117 matches. The second best is Mumbai Indians, whose winning per cent is 55.75, with 63 victories in 113 matches.

    Friday, 17 April 2015 - 6:30am
  • Struggling MI look to pull one back

    A look at their head-to-head record says that there is little to choose between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. In 18 clashes against the two-time champions, Mumbai have won nine and lost as many.

    Friday, 17 April 2015 - 6:20am