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Suresh Menon

Articles by Suresh Menon

The All-Seeing Recorder

The All-Seeing Recorder

Jan 13, 2021 Suresh Menon ON Ved Mehta

Ved plunged headlong into life, determined to experience all it had to offer

Isolation Diary

Isolation Diary

Mar 27, 2020 Suresh Menon

A Sportsman's Faith Is In The People Around Him, Luck Is His God

A Sportsman's Faith Is In The People Around Him, Luck Is His God

Dec 25, 2019 Suresh Menon

The almighty might be invoked for that final push, but sportsmen have implicit faith in training, coaches and...

Wisden Diary

Wisden Diary

Nov 20, 2019 Suresh Menon

In Outlook this week, a diary on cricket XIs, 'dream team' and Wisden India, by Suresh Menon.

Missing Through The Line

Missing Through The Line

Jun 19, 2019 Suresh Menon

Bose’s wide canvas of limited depth is at its best when he roams Indian cricket’s delicious suburbs, not...

Master Of Zen, Why MS Dhoni is God of Cricket Too

Master Of Zen, Why MS Dhoni is God of Cricket Too

Apr 18, 2019 Suresh Menon

There is no one reason that defined Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s life as a cricketer. He defied the grammar book...

Kohli & Co.: Let This Epiphany Stay Unbeaten

Kohli & Co.: Let This Epiphany Stay Unbeaten

Jan 16, 2019 Suresh Menon

Privileging competence, even stolidity, over flash and dazzle and multiple stabs over awesome blows, India...

A Flipper That Turned Square

A Flipper That Turned Square

Dec 19, 2018 Suresh Menon

Warne wastes words rambling on his growing up, affairs and escapades. On spin bowling, cricketing personages...

Grounds For A Rematch

Grounds For A Rematch

May 02, 2018 Suresh Menon

The mad rush of change in Indian cricket is scrutinised by the journalist, with look-ins by the historian, as...

The Bat And Beetle Flew

The Bat And Beetle Flew

Mar 29, 2018 Suresh Menon

Guha liberated Indian cricket writing from its pedantic rut. He visits the game with empathy, amid its...

Honour In Imperfection

Honour In Imperfection

Feb 09, 2018 Suresh Menon

Sanjay Manjrekar's insightful and utterly frank autobiography sets a high standard to aim for, while...

This Is Being Sent Upstairs

This Is Being Sent Upstairs

Nov 10, 2017 Suresh Menon

Sardesai’s playing XI is unrealistic, the subject’s stories familiar. Only when he dons the garb of a...

From Silly Point To Long On

From Silly Point To Long On

Jan 19, 2017 Suresh Menon

A patchwork run through India’s Test history has great anecdotal charm, but is repetitive

Only The Fittest Shall Play

Only The Fittest Shall Play

Sep 08, 2016 Suresh Menon

Can cricket be a leveller in India? Adiga’s eleven find it out the tough way.

Florence Diary

Florence Diary

Jan 18, 2016 Suresh Menon

Each wrong turn leads to a new treasure, an unexpected trove of beauty, an unseen lot of sculptures.

Kardar’s Men, Imran’s Boys

Kardar’s Men, Imran’s Boys

Apr 13, 2015 Suresh Menon

This superb history tells the story of Pakistan through its popular sport.

A Thin, Grey Line

A Thin, Grey Line

Apr 06, 2015 Suresh Menon

Luck, pluck, hard work made Dhoni. Everything else he stonewalls.

A Straight, Oiled Bat

A Straight, Oiled Bat

Mar 30, 2015 Suresh Menon

All cylinders at full blast, Team India now needs to do it for Dhoni

AB, Renaissance Man

AB, Renaissance Man

Mar 23, 2015 Suresh Menon

De Villiers is transforming batsmanship in true post-modern style

Those Pressure Cooker Situations

Those Pressure Cooker Situations

Mar 16, 2015 Suresh Menon

Our cricket commentary and commentators thrive on the banal—somebody needs to pad up, inject some...