• Dileep Premachandran

    by Dileep Premachandran
Gayle force waning, but the memories will stay on

Gayle force waning, but the memories will stay on

Having entertained and enthralled for so many years, the giant Jamaican has little left to prove in the autumn of his career read more

The Lost Boys and a New Hope

The success of West Indian fast bowlers at the Kensington Oval was a throwback to another era read more

The BCCI empire will strike back, and it won’t be pretty

The ICC have pushed their new vision through and the Indian board aside with unseemly haste; the read more

South Africa v West Indies – and a quarter century of divergence

Their Test fortunes have been in sharp contrast since April 1992, but for five days in Barbados read more

Cricket coverage, and moving on from days of horse-and-buggy

As debate over where the game should be shown intensifies, it's important to listen to the T20 generation

Raina, the forgotten hero of India’s 2011 journey

Six years ago on March 30, his innings against Pakistan in the World Cup semifinal was almost as crucial as Tendulkar’s match-winning effort

Indian World Cup winces and the Hollioake grief

A life lost in 2002, a gulf exposed in 2003, a debacle in 2007 – some March 23 tragedies are greater than others

Tendulkar, and the six centuries that got away

On the fifth anniversary of the hundredth hundred, a lookback at the times the little big man failed to get to the landmark

An evening of hope, as much as glamour

For the cricketers and by the cricketers, the BCCI Awards will hold special significance for Abhishek Sharma, as also veterans Rangaswamy, Shivalkar and Goel

Set aside the chopping block – Kohli is right, it’s no big deal

If criticism is based on one game, rather than the 19 that went before, it says more about observers than it does about players

16 years on, Pandya and the embrace of greatness

In 2001, against Steve Waugh’s Australians in a warm-up game, it was VVS Laxman’s India A that set in motion the events of the decade that followed

Can Bangladesh be India’s ‘noisy’ neighbour?

The rivalry against Pakistan is too intermittent, that against Sri Lanka has never quickened the pulse – the Tigers are the best bet to fill the breach

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