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The best way forward for India at the top is:

  • Dhawan must make way for KL Rahul at the Boxing Day Test (41%)
  • Rahane opens, while Raina comes in to the middle order (27%)
  • Retain Vijay and Dhawan, they clicked at the Gabba (19%)
  • Ashwin can open with Vijay so that India can play five bowlers (13%)

In the wake of the Phil Hughes tragedy:

  • Helmet manufacturers must work towards offering greater protection (51%)
  • There is no cause for panic, it was just an unfortunate but freak accident (28%)
  • Ambulance and medical facilities must be made mandatory at all grounds (14%)
  • The ICC should have a re-look at the use of bouncers (7%)

The first India-Australia Test should be:

  • It’s entirely the players’ call and should be left upto them. (40%)
  • Allowed to take place. The game must go on. (35%)
  • Cancelled. This isn’t the time to play cricket. (15%)
  • Not just the first Test, the full series should be cancelled to give players the time they want to recover. (10%)

Which aspect of Virat Kohli’s captaincy during the ODI series against Sri Lanka impressed you the most?

  • His ability to lead from the front and by example (37%)
  • Hard to tell. Sri Lanka hardly turned up (32%)
  • His willingness to experiment (21%)
  • His handling of the fast bowling group (10%)

What are you most looking forward to reading in Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography?

  • Nothing. I’m not going to read the book (42%)
  • A sneak peek into the mind and methods that went into making the greatest batsman of the modern age (32%)
  • Whether he’ll reveal any never-before-heard secrets from the cricket world (14%)
  • His take on the controversies during his playing career, and how much he’ll open up (12%)