It’s not just the players that come from outside India’s metros now. The best viewing experiences are also found in cities where cricket isn’t taken for granted
The Rajasthan Royals have done things in their own unique manner and this has endeared them to the neutral fan
Crowds will heckle. But as long as it is not racist, sexist or fundamentally hateful, it’s all in the spirit of sharing the energy of the game
Fans could find it difficult to relate to teams in the absence of homegrown talent
Administrators must work with players to ensure young talent doesn’t go astray
A Catcher in the Rye inspired philosophy of watching the IPL sheds light on young Indian players’ performances
Just how far would a superstar like Salim Durrani have gone had he been given the chance to spread his wings in the Indian Premier League? The mind boggles.
Short of options, Australia need quality in batting and Watson at No. 4 doesn’t provide that