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  • Dileep Premachandran
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    by Dileep Premachandran
South Africa v West Indies – and a quarter century of divergence

South Africa v West Indies – and a quarter century of divergence

Their Test fortunes have been in sharp contrast since April 1992, but for five days in Barbados 25 years ago, they played one of the read more

Cricket coverage, and moving on from days of horse-and-buggy

As debate over where the game should be shown intensifies, it's important to listen to the read more

Raina, the forgotten hero of India’s 2011 journey

Six years ago on March 30, his innings against Pakistan in the World Cup semifinal was almost read more

Indian World Cup winces and the Hollioake grief

A life lost in 2002, a gulf exposed in 2003, a debacle in 2007 – some March 23 read more

Tendulkar, and the six centuries that got away

On the fifth anniversary of the hundredth hundred, a lookback at the times the little big man failed to get to the landmark

An evening of hope, as much as glamour

For the cricketers and by the cricketers, the BCCI Awards will hold special significance for Abhishek Sharma, as also veterans Rangaswamy, Shivalkar and Goel

Set aside the chopping block – Kohli is right, it’s no big deal

If criticism is based on one game, rather than the 19 that went before, it says more about observers than it does about players

16 years on, Pandya and the embrace of greatness

In 2001, against Steve Waugh’s Australians in a warm-up game, it was VVS Laxman’s India A that set in motion the events of the decade that followed

Can Bangladesh be India’s ‘noisy’ neighbour?

The rivalry against Pakistan is too intermittent, that against Sri Lanka has never quickened the pulse – the Tigers are the best bet to fill the breach

Don’t make players beasts of burden – keep cricket schedules sane

Administrators the world over need to standardise cricket schedules so that the lopsided seasons India and Australia have aren’t repeated

Panesar, Sriram aren't wizards, but they have wisdom to offer

It may not change the scoreline in Australia's tour of India, but the duo can point out pitfalls to avoid and provide guidance

Awayitis isn’t only Pakistan’s problem – but poor fitness is on them

When Australia were thrashed in Sri Lanka and England undone in India, the gulf between home and away sides was just as stark

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