• Saurabh Somani
  • PLAN B

    by Saurabh Somani
Four for the price of five – a thorny bargain

Four for the price of five – a thorny bargain

For the truncated version of Test cricket to work, it must preserve as much of the essence of the game as possible read more

New-look Ranji Trophy still in need of a facelift

The absence of a ‘weaker group’ could make for an interesting season, but there remain creases that read more

Triggered by the Twenty20 revolution, Ten10 is a step into the unknown

Ten overs an innings seems a little too ambitious; time alone will tell if this latest format read more

The Stokes Files: What price, Ben?

The outrageously talented England allrounder is no stranger to trouble; for his own sake, he must learn read more

The Dhoni school of life – remarkably unhurried, supremely efficient

Having reinvented himself after hitting a trough, the fastest hands in the world are again doing what they do best

Far from the greatest, but Anderson is a giant in his own right

Having gained membership recently to the 500-club, the England paceman’s defining series is just a few months away

Rewriting the rights game, 16,347.5 crore different ways

The bid for the media rights of the IPL was as fascinating as the player auctions; how Star’s success will define the landscape remains to be seen

The religion of Test cricket: Converting people, from Leeds to Dhaka

The results at Headingley and Mirpur were thrilling anyway; that they took place in a 12-hour burst of magic ought to make believers of us all

Cook’s hunt for Tendulkar not a wild-goose chase

The former England skipper is 4353 runs behind the Indian maestro’s all-time Test tally; to imagine him at the top of the pile is not fanciful

Ripping off the Yuvraj band-aid doesn't hurt that much

In an all-time Indian ODI XI, he'd swagger into the middle-order, but his exclusion in today’s XI doesn't feel out of place

Olympian in ODIs v Titan in Tests: the choice before AB de Villiers

If the South African legend does return to the longest format and turns up consistently, his side has much to gain

Better Ranji structure welcome – how about better pay too?

An elite domestic player in India stands to earn a maximum of Rs 10 lakh in a year; Ganguly and Harbhajan are right – that needs to change

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