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The Lodha committee recommendations are:

  • Well intentioned, but not all of them may be implementable (43%)
  • Spot on. The functioning of the BCCI must change (41%)
  • A shot in the arm for the cricketer and the cricket fan (8%)
  • Too fanciful. Why would anybody get into cricket administration? (8%)

The selectors' decision to recall Yuvraj Singh to the T20I squad is:

  • Along expected lines. He is in excellent form. (35%)
  • A masterstroke. Class is permanent. (29%)
  • A big mistake. He is well past his prime. (20%)
  • Regressive. Would have been prudent to invest in youth. (16%)

What needs to be done for Test cricket to stay relevant?

  • Just bring on the Test Championship and we'll know who is actually the best team (28%)
  • More day-night Tests with the pink ball will encourage fans to come to the stadium (23%)
  • Get rid of the toss and let the away captain decide to counteract home advantage (22%)
  • Who is to say the tinkering will do any good? Let's not change for change's sake (15%)
  • Four-day, 100-over Tests, which begin on Thursday and build to a Sunday climax (12%)

How close is Virat Kohli to joining the pantheon of India's greatest batsmen?

  • Very far. He is yet to make meaningful Test runs when the ball is swinging around (39%)
  • He's already there (23%)
  • It's too early to say (22%)
  • Doesn't really matter as long as he wins matches for India (16%)

What's ailing the Indian ODI team?

  • Poor death bowling and lack of penetrativeness (38%)
  • Virat Kohli's struggles since his World Cup century against Pakistan (25%)
  • Nothing. South Africa are a superior side (22%)
  • MS Dhoni's inability to finish off chases (15%)