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Suresh Menon

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Open The Club Gates

Open The Club Gates

Feb 20, 2015

The ICC must ditch ‘exclusive’ tag, start mentoring the ‘associates’

The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot

Feb 13, 2015

A 500-run feast? All sorts of heroics are possible this World Cup.

New Zealand Diary

New Zealand Diary

Feb 06, 2015

Bungee jumping reminds us of the essential absurdity of life. So does honking in a traffic jam.

Straight Drive Up The Ferrari

Straight Drive Up The Ferrari

Dec 05, 2014

Promises to be more than Sachin’s last—digressions and comments on personalities and sketches of other fans.

Loss Of Innocence

Loss Of Innocence

Oct 24, 2014

When the mobile phone became the symbol of match-fixing

May The 12th Man Save The Match

May The 12th Man Save The Match

Feb 14, 2014

It seems only the courts can set right the rot in a smug BCCI

A Long Benefit Of Clergy

A Long Benefit Of Clergy

Nov 08, 2013

The tacit quietus on any criticism of Sachin may just subside after his retirement

Everlasting Hits

Everlasting Hits

Oct 11, 2013

Who after Sachin can be both textbook and avant garde?

Set To English Music

Set To English Music

Aug 16, 2013

Astill examines India not only through the lurid glare of cricket, but also the crevices in which the game’s spirit lies

New York Diary

New York Diary

Jun 07, 2013

“Do you want me to hold your wallet while you go and f*** yourself?”

When There’s A Towel In The Trousers

When There’s A Towel In The Trousers

May 17, 2013

A self-serving BCCI, an IPL without context. When sport becomes hostage to the basest in our nature, what hope do lesser activities have?

Chennai Diary

Chennai Diary

Jan 12, 2013

Somebody had forgotten to tell the authorities on high that it was not supposed to rain in Chennai in December...

In One Autumnal Face

In One Autumnal Face

Dec 07, 2012

A career’s end is also a requiem for our years locked in sunlit greens

‘Intensity Brought Me Success’

‘Intensity Brought Me Success’

Jul 20, 2012

On what the game meant to him and the famous intensity that brought him success and criticism.

A Backward Point Glance

A Backward Point Glance

Jul 20, 2012

The growing pains and glowing paeans, the giddying highs and Godawful lows. The saga of Indian cricket.

‘Mugged In Rio! Send $$’

‘Mugged In Rio! Send $$’

Jul 06, 2012

Being phone-hacked needn’t just be alarming. It can be riotous fun.

London Diary

London Diary

Apr 27, 2012

“Why am I not in this book?” Howard Jacobson, winner of the Man Booker Prize, wanted to know...

Man Become Mortar

Man Become Mortar

Mar 16, 2012

A true great, Dravid’s cricketing epitaph shall be his name alone

History Walked This Way

History Walked This Way

Feb 03, 2012

Indian cricket may be at the crossroads, but it’s no call to scoff at our great trinity

Back To Deuce?

Back To Deuce?

Feb 01, 2011

What if Tendulkar had stuck to his early passion, tennis? Would Indian cricket be the winning side it is today?

A Pair Of Keen Eyes

A Pair Of Keen Eyes

Nov 08, 2008

Hang The Law

Hang The Law

Nov 20, 2004

Ganguly is guilty as far as the ICC code goes. But does the code go too far in killing the spirit of the game?

Sachin Endulkar?

Sachin Endulkar?

Oct 16, 2004

We now face that dreaded image: Sachin playing in fading light

A Colourful Character, An Intelligent Performer

A Colourful Character, An Intelligent Performer

Apr 21, 2003

Where recognition for his multifarious talents is concerned, Olonga might be handicapped by being born in the wrong continent at the wrong time

Globo Shock

Globo Shock

Dec 26, 1998

He makes the cherry vanish across boundaries. He also makes boundaries vanish.

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