India Insight

The ABD of batting

November 19, 2015

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters) South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the first day of their second cricket test match against India in Bengaluru, India, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa - RTS6YON

South Africa’s AB de Villiers plays a shot on the first day of their second cricket test match against India in Bengaluru, November 14, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Why Wankhede should hurt Team India

October 29, 2015

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Though defeat is a part of the sports lexicon, some of them leave big enough scars to be more noteworthy than a glossary entry.

Cricket: Team India needs a long rope

August 26, 2015

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Time for Indian bowlers to smell the coffee

January 4, 2015
India's Ishant Sharma bowls during the first cricket test match against England at Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham, England July 11, 2014.   REUTERS/Philip Brown

India’s Ishant Sharma bowls during the first cricket test match against England at Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham, England July 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philip Brown

Dhoni: the legacy of a cricket champion

December 31, 2014

India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni chases a pigeon off the pitch during the fifth cricket test match against England at the Oval cricket ground in London August 15, 2014. REUTERS/Philip Brown/Files

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Sachin on Sachin: Memoir of a cricketer

November 11, 2014

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s pursuit of cricketing excellence

July 23, 2014

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Barely tipping the scale at 57 kilograms (a bit more than 125 pounds), Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the antithesis of a fast bowler. In fact, he isn’t one. At best, his pace is military medium.

A victory of defiance, not a dead pitch

July 15, 2014

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Tendulkar exits, Anand slips during emotional 2013

December 27, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar bid a teary-eyed farewell to cricket while contemporary Viswanathan Anand lost his world chess crown in an emotional year for Indians in sports.

Sachin Tendulkar: What his peers said over the years

November 14, 2013

By Sankalp Phartiyal and Aditya Kalra

Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th test match, against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium, will also be his last as the ‘Little Master’ brings the curtain down on a glittering 24-year cricket career at the age of 40. (Click here for main story)