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  • The measure of the man!

    mid-day columnist Ian Chappell, whose documentary was aired in Oz this week, is probably the most misunderstood personality in world cricket. Behind that tough exterior is a true disciple of the game.

    Aug 06, 2020, 06:54 IST
  • A character called FS Trueman

    Long before Stuart Broad, who scaled Peak 500 at Manchester on Tuesday, there was Fiery Fred, world cricket's first 300-wickets man.

    Jul 30, 2020, 04:11 IST
  • Ashley Mallett weaves some spin magic again

    Book by former spinner on fellow Aussie spinners brings out more than just art and craft, but character too

    Jul 27, 2020, 09:02 IST
  • Take them home, Jason!

    A spoof conversation between the Wisden and Frank Worrell trophies suggests it's high time these traditional symbols of supremacy stay in the Caribbean far more often than they have in the last three decades.

    Jul 23, 2020, 06:40 IST
  • Cricket Exclusive: The Sachin Tendulkar way of respecting elders

    Batting icon waited for permission from Chandu Sarwate to leave badminton court after his first meeting with the ex-India player

    Jul 22, 2020, 21:30 IST
  • An open letter to Michael Holding

    We thought we wouldn't see the WI great struggle to hold back his tears after he spoke about Mohd Amir in the spot-fixing drama of 2010, but he did so again at Southampton with his anti-racism outburst.

    Jul 16, 2020, 06:56 IST
  • Stacky tales before his big day

    Apart from Sunil Gavaskar, another opener celebrates his birthday tomorrow. While Sunny turns 71, Aussie Keith Stackpole will be 80.

    Jul 09, 2020, 06:57 IST
  • RIP Everton Weekes: A look at his cherished memories from 1948-49 tour of India

    In the book, Mastering The Craft, written in collaboration with Hilary McD Beckles, Weekes recollected the long train journeys on the India tour and the wonderful receptions the team got each time they alighted from trains

    Jul 02, 2020, 12:02 IST
  • When Andy was more than handy

    Roberts, who has expressed anguish at the possibility of WI not raking in big bucks for being part of next week's cricket resumption in the UK, never knew what it was to lose a Test to England.

    Jul 02, 2020, 07:05 IST
  • You've got to feel for them

    Meeting players who missed out on an India cap can leave you with a lump in the throat, memories of which came up as Indian cricket lost another domestic giant in Haryana-based spinner Rajinder Goel.

    Jun 25, 2020, 07:29 IST
  • The journey Sir Vivian Richards won't forget

    While the honour of becoming BBC Sport's greatest overseas county player is another feather in Sir Vivian Richards's hat, the story of how he landed in Somerset is a reflection of old virtues

    Jun 18, 2020, 06:49 IST
  • Full stop

    Indian cricket's 'centurion' Vasant Raiji, who passed away in his sleep on Saturday morning, will be remembered for his contribution to Indian, as well as global literature of the willow game

    Jun 14, 2020, 07:05 IST
  • It's time Mumbai roars again

    While former players and fans have expressed concern over a possible design change in the MCA's crest which includes a lion, they are also justified in wanting to see a rise in cricketing stocks.

    Jun 11, 2020, 07:17 IST
  • Cricket needs no more examples of racism

    The furore over the killing of African-American George Floyd in USA must serve as a reminder that cricket will have no place for racism

    Jun 04, 2020, 04:26 IST
  • Riding the COVID-19 storm

    No spectators at possible future events will take away the soul of sport and the heart of competition, but it's a bitter pill which must be swallowed as the virus shows no signs of ebbing.

    May 28, 2020, 06:58 IST
  • The Thirty 30 challenge

    If you claim to be a cricket nerd, try getting a full score in mid-day's Super 30 Question Quiz, curated by some of the best sporting brains

    May 24, 2020, 08:01 IST
  • Coming soon: Sachin and Anjali Tendulkar's silver wedding!

    Long partnerships were never rare for Sachin. This one - a 25-year marriage association with Anjali - is as special as they come

    May 21, 2020, 07:00 IST
  • It's fine to take it personally!

    The Coronavirus-caused lockdown is providing fans an opportunity to soak in rarely-touched upon personal details of cricketers, something that intimate interviews provided in the 1980s and 1990s

    May 14, 2020, 07:00 IST
  • Book, line and bestseller

    A spoof on sporting personalities writing books during the Coronavirus-caused lockdown and the titles they come up with

    May 07, 2020, 06:50 IST
  • Long stay by India could brighten Aussie summer

    It is learnt that the Australian authorities will propose to hold most matches at the Adelaide Oval, where a hotel is situated at the ground's premises.

    May 03, 2020, 07:08 IST
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