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  • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

    by R Kaushik
Jamshed, Sreesanth and others have no excuses

Jamshed, Sreesanth and others have no excuses

In this day and age, with so much awareness of the pitfalls of match-fixing, players can't be condoned for going astray read more

Gambhir's gesture deserves more than 100-word brief

By lending a helping hand to Dingko Singh, the one-time India opener has reminded us that read more

With Dravid, the virtues of less being more are always apparent

The India stalwart’s rejection of a doctorate and words on U-19 coaching stand starkly in read more

Lucic-Baroni, and fairytale comebacks in tennis and cricket

What is it that drives past champions to seek present glory in a sport they have dominated? read more

Yuvraj and Dhoni: A match made in big-hitting heaven

The 256-run stand had more value than just numerical - it will remain one for the ages, and in cricketing terms, one for the aged too

The chink in Mumbai's Ranji armour, and why it doesn't matter

Spin isn't their strongest suit nor was it for the all-conquering West Indies teams of yore, but they have all other bases covered

Kumble to Dhoni to Kohli: Using thorns as stepping stones

The legendary legspinner led the Indian team for less than a year, but it was a period of consolidation, with an eye on the long-term gains

Three cheers for King Kohli, triple-ton for Commoner Karun

One of the strongest indicators of how well India did in 2016 was how little murmur there was about Dhoni, the Test player

Forget slow and steady, fast and furious is the way to get Test triples

Sehwag set the benchmark and you can bet on the Kohlis and Warners to join the party, occasionally greeted by the Azhars and Nairs

Tendulkar and Ganguly remains a partnership for the ages

Both men will be on opposite sides when their teams clash in the ISL final, but their deeds as a pair are equally remarkable in Tests as in ODIs

Homeboy Rahane’s long wait for a Wankhede welcome

By a twist of fate, there is no Mumbai player in the XI for a Test in their backyard – a fact most felt by India’s injured vice-captain

How to win games and influence people – Bodyline and other masterstrokes

If winning is all that matters, you should take every available legitimate opportunity, like Jardine the rock-star leader did all those years ago

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