Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicIndian Cricket

Topic: Indian Cricket

Wriddhiman Saha’s injury doesn’t change the fact that NCA has been good for Indian cricket

Since the NCA’s revamp, W.V. Raman and Narendra Hirwani have not just developed junior players but also helped seniors rediscover their mojo.

BCCI re-stakes claim over Indian cricket, says only its committees can take decisions

Through its special general meeting, BCCI reiterates that the structures in place will be adhered to. The CoA’s response remains to be seen. New Delhi:...

Not players’ body clocks, nostalgia is holding back day-night Test cricket in India

Vinod Rai had concerns about players' body clocks while talking about fans' interest. But won't it be better for fans to be able to watch Tests every day?

Virat Kohli plays the Ugly Indian. But a victorious one, so who are we to complain

Hail a dazzling genius-brat who hates losing and thinks manners are for sissies. He’d rather be crude and competitive than courteous and an also-ran, the old Indian good-loser.

Off The Cuff with Rahul Dravid

The fourth edition of Off The Cuff saw former Indian Cricket Captain Rahul Dravid in conversation with ThePrint Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Shekhar Gupta. The former...

The giant fix

BCCI cannot blame a mere individual nor rely on the old cynical and lazy notion that cash will solve all problems. It has to clean up not just the IPL, but itself.

Thank god they fought

IPL founder Lalit Modi and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor have turned on each other from being hand in glove, giving India an opportunity to clean up conflicts of interest in cricket.

Conflicts of cricket

Cricket, even more than politics, is a game played in public, for the public; it's not a private party, and nobody should have the power to censor it.

The shame game

India is now the heart and soul of international cricket. We give it stars and bucks. Unfortunately, we have also given it match-fixing.

Bet and better

In a free market, betting is a perfectly honourable thing. In fact, betting enriches sport much the same way stock markets build economies.

On Camera


Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.