Mind ganes are very much part and parcel of an India-Australia series. For long now it has ceased to be just a contest of skill on the field.

Given the high stakes involved between two intensely professional and evenly matched si .. Read More

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INDIA-AUSSIE CRICKET: WHERE REVIEWGATE COULD HAVE BECOME MONKEYGATE

PARTAB RAMCHAND

As expected the ongoing India-Australia Test series has seen some high class cricket as befitting a contest involving the two top rated teams.in the ICC rankings. And also quite predictably there has been a lot of tension generated by the unaccept... Read More

CAN INDIA BEAT BACK THE AUSSIES?

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Can India turn the tables on Australia in the second Test? Can they reverse the severe setback suffered at Pune into a victory that will square the four-Test series? It will not be easy but the Indians will do well to take inspiration from the occ... Read More

ODDS ARE STACKED AGAINST THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM

PARTAB RAMCHAND

There are so many factors against the Australian team that even their most die-hard fans would agree that the visitors face an arduous task during their four Test series against India starting at Pune on Thursday.

For starters it i... Read More

ASHWIN BEST INDIAN ALL ROUNDER SINCE KAPIL DEV

PARTAB RAMCHAND

All the praise for Ravichandran Ashwin’s bowling – perfectly understandable given his feats and the impressive stats associated with his name - should not camouflage the fact that he has emerged as the best Indian all rounder since Kap... Read More

HAS AUSTRALIA GOT THE WRONG BOWLERS FOR THE INDIAN TOUR?

PARTAB RAMCHAND

Despite Bangladesh’s improved performance of late – highlighted by their victory over England about three months ago – it should not be difficult for India to get the better of their neighbours who are set to play their first-eve... Read More

MEDIA ATTRACTS FORMER CRICKETERS, BUT DO THEY ATTRACT THE VIEWERS?

PARTAB RAMCHAND

There is little doubt that there is more than a touch of glamour to be working in the media these days along with very good money for the right candidates.

This certainly is one reason why more and more former cricketers are makin... Read More

THE SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR VIRAT KOHLI

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Even in an era where there are a number of outstanding young batsman Virat Kolhi stands out. He is the most luminous of the young batting stars in the game today and across all three formats is clearly the best batsman in contemporary cricket. The... Read More

THE PRESENT YES, BUT CRICKET HAS A GLORIOUS PAST TOO!

PARTAB RAMCHAND

A disturbing trend I have noticed is that today’s generation of cricket lovers seem content to know about contemporary players. Their knowledge of the past greats is very limited. This is borne out through my inter action with several hardco... Read More

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