Aug 2, 2014

Melding into the middle-order

Ajinkya Rahane has a sense of balance, both as a batsman and as an individual, and in Pravin Amre, his coach back home, he has the ideal guide.

Briefing

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Lord’s grass provides India happy grazing ground

India has found a fresh core and just like how it happened after Kolkata 2001, when V. V. S. Laxman’s 281 humbled Australia and unearthed a new ...

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Melding into the middle-order

Ajinkya Rahane has a sense of balance, both as a batsman and as an individual, and in Pravin Amre, his coach back home, he has the ideal guide.

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Puzzling facts whizzing round England cricket

It seems that the whole of this vibrant sporting country is suddenly out of form. Please don’t ask me why, writes Ted Corbett. Trent ...

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Hindsight… not always right!

Hindsight can make us believe unjustified claims or force us to seek causality where it doesn’t exist. While assessing the non-selection of a ...

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The charm of Lord’S

The Lord’s Shop sells merchandise ranging from miniature balls, with Lord’s 200 (yes, Lord’s has turned 200) embossed on it, to T-shirts and ...

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‘Special Prize’

Lionel Messi won the ‘Golden Ball’ in Brazil 2014. It could be argued that Messi was the best Argentine player on view at the tournament, but ...

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Superstars who will be missed in 2018

Although Miroslav Klose is yet to make a formal announcement, at 36 it is obvious this was his last World Cup. His swansong has not been a bad ...

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World Cup afterthoughts

The tournament drags on at the expense of star players, not least Lionel Messi, on whom the physical demand became intolerable. That Messi ...

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Not the right formula

At a time when the Formula One viewership is dropping alarmingly, the FIA’s initiative for 2015 threatens to alienate the fans even further. By ...

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Terry sure that this team will waltz!

“As for this team, there is no doubt it will continue to grow. Potentially, I see all of them still there in 2016. From the point of view of ...

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Lord’s grass provides India happy grazing ground

India has found a fresh core and just like how it happened after Kolkata 2001, when V. V. S. Laxman’s 281 humbled Australia and unearthed a new ...

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