Pushed by WADA, the national anti-doping agency seeks cricketers’ samples. But BCCI hides behind the ICC Code.
Devious bookies still work to stain cricket. Against them are a feeble anti-corruption body and no laws.
Modern cricket’s rigours spawn customised coaching, with exclusive focus on individuals
In the dark side of Indian cricket lie players cruelly ignored and denied recognition by the BCCI. Some were too outspoken; others a victim of that bane—politics. This is a roster of that decades-long neglect.
Kohli talked about lack of preparation time, but fatigue also stalks the overworked Indian cricketers. Their master, the Board, just doesn’t care.
Triple centurions are a rarefied club. Ranji Trophy has 43. And they’re coming in a rush.
The howls asking for Dhoni to retire after a glitch or two are from lone wolves. Coach, captain and the cricketing fraternity are behind him.
Prithvi Shaw’s bat has scythed through opponents. It cannot stop the plunder now.
The BCCI is stamping out unauthorised T20 leagues through harsh diktats. At stake is its mastery over Indian cricket.
Federational bungling for decades and lack of structure turned India, a proud footballing nation, into perpetual minnows. To harness the positive charge of the U-17 World Cup, Indian football needs a determined, tactical overhaul.
The tricolour flew high in Asian football. Early stirrings of a recovery can be felt now.