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<br />Smells like team spirit: (top) The Indian team goes into a huddle to celebrate a wicket during the 2003 World Cup final. Adrian Dennis/AFP; and (from left) Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra <br />

The year we huddled

9 min read . 03 Feb 2011
<br />Smells like team spirit: (top) The Indian team goes into a huddle to celebrate a wicket during the 2003 World Cup final. Adrian Dennis/AFP; and (from left) Sachin Tendulkar, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra <br />

The year we huddled

9 min read . 03 Feb 2011
<br />The Sly Company of People Who Care: Picador, 292 pages, ₹ 495.<br />

Restless in Guyana

5 min read . 28 Jan 2011
<br />The fall: Dravid, after losing his wicket on the first day of the Ahmedabad Test. Shashank Parade/PTI<br />

The twilight of the gods

4 min read . 11 Nov 2010
<br />The fall: Dravid, after losing his wicket on the first day of the Ahmedabad Test. Shashank Parade/PTI<br />

The twilight of the gods

4 min read . 11 Nov 2010
<br />Predatory: Pakistan’s Mohammad Asif (centre) lures the batsman into making errors.<br />

Our bowlers and other animals

4 min read . 29 Jul 2010
<br />Predatory: Pakistan’s Mohammad Asif (centre) lures the batsman into making errors.<br />

Our bowlers and other animals

4 min read . 29 Jul 2010
 The players: (top) IPL commissioner Lalit Modi’s fate will be decided at the end of the tournament. Marvender Vashist / PTI; and Shashi Tharoor stepped down as the minister of state for external affai  ((top) IPL commissioner Lalit Modi’s fate will be decided at the end of the tournament. Marvender Vashist / PTI; and Shashi Tharoor stepped down as the minister of state for external affai)

A new blueprint for the IPL

5 min read . 22 Apr 2010
 The players: (top) IPL commissioner Lalit Modi’s fate will be decided at the end of the tournament. Marvender Vashist / PTI; and Shashi Tharoor stepped down as the minister of state for external affai  ((top) IPL commissioner Lalit Modi’s fate will be decided at the end of the tournament. Marvender Vashist / PTI; and Shashi Tharoor stepped down as the minister of state for external affai)

A new blueprint for the IPL

5 min read . 22 Apr 2010
<br /> Bang for the buck: (clockwise from right) Suresh Raina in a logo-spattered Chennai Super Kings jersey; sponsors dress even spectators in their colours; Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra (right) arrives<br />

Clean bored by an ad break

4 min read . 25 Mar 2010
<br /> Bang for the buck: (clockwise from right) Suresh Raina in a logo-spattered Chennai Super Kings jersey; sponsors dress even spectators in their colours; Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra (right) arrives<br />

Clean bored by an ad break

4 min read . 25 Mar 2010
<br />Most influential: The columnist places Gilchrist (left) first and McGrath second. Mike Hutchings / Reuters<br />

How we assess cricketers

4 min read . 28 Jan 2010