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Safety first, A hazard

Friday 15 February '13

As I watched the last day of the Irani Trophy unfold, completely inconsequential, totally devoid of a challenge, I wondered what it was about our cricket system
Secret to Steyn's rhythm: A smooth & repeatable action

Friday 8 February '13

There must be a reason why South Africa are knocking teams over for scores normally seen in the first round of a local inter-school tournament.
There will never be another Smith

Friday 1 February '13

By 2003, South Africa’s misadventures at the World Cup, while not as deeply rooted as now, had begun to acquire an unmistakable pattern
Jadeja's next test: To be at home, away

Friday 25 January '13

Like some middle distance athletes who sprint out of the blocks and run out of steam rather quickly, England have gone rapidly downhill in a one-day series they were not expected to win
M S Dhoni still the best bet as Test, ODI captain says Harsha Bhogle

Friday 18 January '13

However, giving up India and IPL T20 reins might be an option for the overburdened skipper.
Harsha Bhogle: Don’t bench Cheteshwar Pujara

Friday 11 January '13

'Cheteshwar Pujara's selection to India's ODI team was inevitable,' he said.
The storytellers of sport

Friday 4 January '13

Tony Greig and CMJ were among the last of the great cricket broadcasters
Harsha Bhogle: You were a great habit, Sachin Tendulkar

Friday 28 December '12

It couldn’t be easy for you since cricket has been your life, your solitary love outside of your family.
Harsha Bhogle: Sachin Tendulkar's place in history is secure, but can a champion let go?

Friday 21 December '12

I can think of few more thrilling things than to see an artist at the peak of his/her powers.
Regardless of Nagpur result, it’s decision time: Harsha Bhogle

Friday 14 December '12

Teams rarely introspect when they are winning; there is camarederie, mateship is at its peak.
If Jacques Kallis can give SA two more years, they will rule for long: Harsha Bhogle

Friday 7 December '12

England and New Zealand, hardly the best travellers traditionally, overpowered what were once fairly strong garrisons.
11 players produce results, not the 22 yards of turf

Friday 30 November '12

You see it in sport all the time don’t you? Teams just slipping over the line between creating conditions to suit themselves, which is acceptable
A happy accident

Friday 23 November '12

India's accidental opener completes a hundred Tests and that is an occasion to celebrate.
History makes future great

Friday 16 November '12

The appeal of India-England Tests has a lot to do with its memorable past
Pietersen’s form will decide England’s fate

Friday 9 November '12

Watching Tendulkar has been the one constant in our lives over the last twenty three years.
Dustbowls will weaken India in the long term

Friday 2 November '12

The word ‘revenge’ keeps cropping up in the build up to the series against England; like a whiff of malodourous air on a pleasant evening.
Time for selectors to project their vision for the future

Friday 26 October '12

Established players are looking vulnerable, outstanding players are experiencing dusk.
Thinking bowlers in T20, find of the hour

Friday 19 October '12

Something beautiful is happening to T20 cricket.
West Indies, the people’s champion

Friday 12 October '12

Something very unusual, and heartwarming, happened in the moments following the West Indies winning the World T20 in Colombo.
Hat-trick of dismal shows at World T20 calls for a young & hungry India

Friday 5 October '12

Not everyone can be proactive but it would be criminal not to be reactive either.


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