Simon Heffer’s column in the The Telegraph should be put in a museum. Rarely has there been a statement of conservative dogma so unadorned. This is conservatism stripped to its bare essentials. Heffer demonstrates the classic style of the well-trained high-school essayist, by of…
A few tweeters suggested this nice idea of charting the ratio of the (average runs per wicket scored)/(average runs per wicket conceded) over successiv…
This is the question Ravi Shastri tried to answer as coach of the Indian side. It has been the perennial question. Here’s a history of how India have t…
This is an extended conversation about the cricket played during India's Tests in England in the 2021 season. My guests are Sidharth Monga of ESPNCrici…
R Ashwin has not played any of India’s first four Tests in England. Its not obvious that he will play in the 5th Test. I’m writing this a few hours bef…
A common thing one hears about today’s Test cricket, especially from Indian fans is that today’s batting line ups are not a patch on the line ups in ea…
In four Tests in England, India have been poor in the field for about an hour. That hour with the new ball arguably put them out of contention at Headi…
Laxman has had the longer career. Rahane will, in all probably not play as many Tests as Laxman did. Laxman has the better average. And yet, Rahane is …
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