• R Kaushik

    by R Kaushik
If you can’t get enough of Murali, here’s Yasir

If you can’t get enough of Murali, here’s Yasir

Playing cricket with a smile in an age of snarl, the Pakistan leggie is the modern-day avatar of the Sri Lankan offie read more

Kohli is setting the standard – as batsman, captain, leader

Vii-raaat, Vi-rat’ might not quite have the same ring to it as ‘Saaa-chiin, Sa- read more

Zaheer, left-arm zip, and a bunny named Smith

Despite several injuries, the former India pace spearhead never threw in the towel, and set the bar read more

Dhoni, and the three weeks that changed the world

The ninth anniversary of the World T20 win largely went unnoticed on September 25; hopefully the biopic read more

Love and grandfatherly lessons in Gavaskar's ponytail

Grandparents are fun, but they can also be an inspiration and our first teachers – just as they were for the likes of Connors and Laxman

Balaji, the battler with evergreen charm

The man with the widest smile in cricket who refused to be broken by injuries, leaves the game much the richer for his presence

The Duleep Trophy, convenient colours and a short shrift

It is almost as if the tournament is encouraging individualism and selfishness this season, never a good thing in team sport

Wide angle: Ashwin, and cricketers turned mediamen

Despite the player-media divide, we have seen the likes of Kumble, Dhoni and Rahul show an interest in how pictures are shot, stories weaved and narrated

Dravid and Laxman: A match made in cricketing heaven

It was almost a given that the two would work well together – they did, and they continue to enrich Indian cricket, with calm and grace

Sindhu is no Dravid to Saina’s Tendulkar anymore

The Rio hero’s parents aren’t too different from VVS Laxman’s, and she will be the first to acknowledge the role her father has played in her rise

The Azhar flick, the Laxman twirl – passing the baton

Every so often, some cricketers come along to remind you of those from a previous era, like Ashwin and Bravo are doing now

Azhar Ali, Warne, King Viv and last-over dramas

No matter how mundane the passages of play in between, there's usually no shortage of incident as the umpire readies to call 'Stumps'

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