Ranji Trophy: Close tussles, more heroics, rare results - 11 months ago
New Ranji format made the tournament more competitive this season; a couple of less-accomplished teams took us by surprise and some fresh names emerged in the horizon...
Runs and Ruins - 11 months ago
The first half of the ongoing Ranji Trophy season has had performances from unexpected corners with little-known players dominating the scene while some powerhouses have a lot of catching
up to do.
Changing horizons in the Ranji season - 1 year ago
While merits of the new format may be debated, this Ranji season could be the springboard for India aspirants and fresh domestic talents.
Tale of the sunken Duncan - 1 year ago
Ever since he took charge of the Indian team, coach Fletcher has been found wanting on many counts, observes Sanjay Dixit.
Kris Srikkanth The man without a plan - 1 year ago
Analysing Srikkanths tenure as chief selector, Sanjay Dixit concludes that his panel just about manages pass marks.
Cheteshwar Pujara the new wall - 1 year ago
The 159 against New Zealand is only a glimpse of the steel that lies beneath the quiet and charming exterior of Cheteshwar Pujara. Even Rahul Dravid would be proud of his batting.
Shivnarine Chanderpaul is solid as a rock - 1 year ago
Shivnarine Chanderpaul may not have a left-handers elegance but has been all the more useful, piling on runs and standing atop ICC Test rankings, writes Sanjay Dixit.
Match fixing: The rot is in the system of cricket not IPL - 1 year ago
Match fixing or even spot fixing needs to be addressed by reforming the whole system of cricket functioning and not just the IPL. Otherwise there will be no escape from such incidents.
India A selection or fraud on the country - 1 year ago
Public has to question the selectors as to what the criterion was. Was there a roadmap? Was there a method in this madness?
Sourav Ganguly is he still relevant? - 1 year ago
He was never a tiger in the field, even at his peak. Today he is as good as a snail, conceding extra runs and exhibiting a very poor throwing arm.