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  • THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

    by R Kaushik
Ignorance is not bliss in Gowtham’s case

Ignorance is not bliss in Gowtham’s case

All the offspinner can do - after missing final day of Duleep Trophy game with typhoid and appearing in KPL two days later - is come clean read more

Cricket’s back at historic Chepauk, but the birthday boy’s missing

R Ashwin seems currently superfluous to India’s limited-overs needs, but that hasn’t stopped him read more

Take note, Kieron: Malinga manages meanness without malice

The Sri Lankan legend has a smile for everyone, while Pollard's no-ball antics leaves everyone read more

Rayudu: Still in the fringes, still a stunning paradox

The Hyderabadi was one of the highlights of the glorious Indian summer in England in 2002, but read more

Six and out – the Imran tragedy, the Kumble triumph

From past masters to Dananjaya and Binny more recently, six wickets in an ODI can take on different hues depending on victory or defeat

Survival of the fittest – yo-yoing between skills and six-packs

Should you pick the talented man with iffy fitness or the supreme athlete with suspect ability? Modern-day cricket is rooting for the latter

Cricket in Sri Lanka without rain? Oh, the blasphemy!

The heart yearns to see an army of ground staff keep the pitch and the entire outfield safe, but clear skies have played spoilsport

Tiding over injuries, the KL Rahul way

There's much to admire about a young man who sees each day on the outer as an opportunity lost

No subtitles, please: Pradeep's delight and Inzamam's quips are lost in translation

A majority of Asian players are less at home in English and more in their mother tongues, but therein lies the charm

No topping Sri Lankans on the charm offensive front

From the smiling people to the delightful places, everything around the tiny teardrop island is infused with a dash of joie de vivre

Responsibility or burden, it’s Mithali Raj’s cross to bear

India’s batting will continue to bank on her till such time that is an active cricketer, much like it used to with Gavaskar and Tendulkar

The Wankhede final will always define Dhoni, the man and the player

He couldn’t have known then that he would get the job done, but he would have known he’d get roasted if he didn’t – and he went ahead of Yuvraj anyway

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