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  • Dileep Premachandran
  • TURF TALES

    by Dileep Premachandran
Indian World Cup winces and the Hollioake grief

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 tragedies are greater than others 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 read more

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, read more

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 read more

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

Dhoni's captaincy stamp, in sun and shadow

The sense of calm in India’s most successful skipper was both his greatest strength and a cross to bear

New dawn for Tendulkar Town

The India-England Test will be the first in nearly three decades without the man who will always be ‘master’ to the Chepauk faithful

Sorry MCC, four-day Tests are not the answer

The game’s longest format just needs better marketing and more equitable distribution in an age when there are fewer draws than ever

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