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The return of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir is:

  • Wrong. They should never play. (45%)
  • Welcome. They’ve done their time. (27%)
  • A mixed bag. (28%)

Who are India’s ideal top three at the moment?

  • Vijay, Dhawan, Pujara (41%)
  • Vijay, Dhawan, Rohit (27%)
  • Vijay, Dhawan, Rahul (11%)
  • Vijay, Rahul, Pujara (10%)
  • Vijay, Rahul, Rohit (7%)
  • Vijay, Rahul, Dhawan (4%)

Is the BCCI justified in sticking to its stance on Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan?

  • Yes, there was enough evidence to satisfy the Disciplinary Committee of their guilt (38%)
  • No, a court of law hasn’t found enough proof of their guilt (38%)
  • Can’t say, what constitutes proof is different for a court and for a cricket board (17%)
  • Who cares? Most of it is only window-dressing, in any case (7%)

What are you looking forward to most this Ashes?

  • England’s youngsters embracing a brave, positive style of play (52%)
  • Mitchell Johnson breathing fire like he did during the 2013-14 series in Australia (30%)
  • Verbal volleys that bring out the best and worst in both sides (11%)
  • How Australia cope with the absence of Ryan Harris (7%)

Which is the greatest day in Indian cricket?

  • June 25, 1983 – when Kapil’s team inspired an entire generation (43%)
  • March 14, 2001 – the great Eden Gardens fightback through Laxman’s 281 and Dravid’s 180 (29%)
  • April 2, 2011 – when India brought back the World Cup after 28 years (26%)
  • December 6, 2009 – the day India reached the No. 1 ranking in Test cricket (2%)