1. MS Dhoni and Alastair Cook: Comparing Their Test Captaincy Styles and Record

    Under-pressure England captain Alastair Cook found an unlikely ally in his Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni ahead of their five-Test series...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 8 days ago 1,662 reads 0 comments

  2. Why India Bringing in Rahul Dravid for England Tour Is a Masterstroke

    India rolled the dice ahead of their five-Test series in England when their Board of Control for Cricket announced on Sunday that former batsman Rahul Dravid would be joining the ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 10 days ago 1,084 reads 1 comments

  3. India's Lessons from First Tour Match Before England Test Series

    India inaugurated their two-and-a-half-month tour of England with a rain-curtailed draw in a three-day match against Leicestershire , ahead of their five-Test series against England beginning on July 9...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 10 days ago 958 reads 1 comments

  4. Leicestershire vs. India, Tour Match: Date, Time, Live Stream and Preview

    India begin their 73-day tour of England with a three-day match against Leicestershire on Thursday, with hope of getting some valuable match practice and acclimatisation prior to the start of the Test series, which beings on July 9...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 15 days ago 9,193 reads 2 comments

  5. Bangladesh vs. India 2014 ODI Series: India Player Ratings

    India clinched the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh 2-0 after the third game at Dhaka was washed out...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 20 days ago 722 reads 0 comments

  6. India Tour of England 2014: Picking an Alternative India Test XI

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India last month announced an 18-member touring party that will visit England for a five-Test series in the summer, starting July 9 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 21 days ago 3,548 reads 0 comments

  7. Bangladesh vs India, 1st ODI: Indian Fast Bowlers' Physical Collapse Worrying

    Prior to the start of this series, all the talk was about the selection of the Indian squad: not the one that was picked to travel to Bangladesh for three one-day internationals, ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 24 days ago 1,350 reads 0 comments

  8. Is India's Squad for Bangladesh ODI Tour Disrespectful or Practical?

    The Indian cricket team heads to Dhaka later this week to play three one-day internationals against Bangladesh, ahead of their much-longer tour of England in the summer...

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  9. Mohit Sharma: World Cricket's Bowler of the Month, May 2014

    Chennai Super Kings ' Mohit Sharma finds himself attached to a baffling statistic related to the Indian Premier League. In the 31 matches that he has played in the tournament over the last two seasons, he has only scored a single run...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 289 reads 0 comments

  10. IPL 2014: Profiling Winners of Orange Cap, Purple Cap, MVP and Fair Play Awards

    The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League ended last week with Kolkata Knight Riders beating favourites Kings XI Punjab to the title for their second one in three years...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 3,223 reads 0 comments

  11. IPL 7 Finals Week: Team of the Play-Offs

    The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League has ended with Kolkata Knight Riders beating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in the final at Bangalore on Sunday...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 463 reads 0 comments

  12. Virender Sehwag's 122 from 58: Breaking Down the Kings XI Punjab Star's Innings

    Coming into the second qualifier of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, Virender Sehwag was far from the spotlight or any conversation regarding the game...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,951 reads 1 comments

  13. Chennai vs. Punjab Qualifier 2, IPL 2014: Date, Time, Live Stream and Preview

    Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India Date: Friday, May 30 Start time: 3:30 p.m. BST /8:00 p.m. local Live on: ITV4 in the UK, Set Max and Sony Six in India...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 5,626 reads 2 comments

  14. India's Squad for 2014 Tour of England: Breaking Down All 18 Members

    Three years after suffering a humiliating 4-0 defeat as world champions and the No. 1 Test team in the world, the MS Dhoni -led Indian team returns to the scene of the crime for a five-Test series in England...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 4,896 reads 4 comments

  15. Mumbai Indians vs. Rajasthan Royals: Who Writes These IPL Scripts?

    Blimey, Beef. Who writes your scripts? The question was made immortal in the world of cricket by former England captain Graham Gooch , directed toward his talismanic teammate Ian Botham at The Oval in 1986 in a Test against New Zealand...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,347 reads 6 comments

  16. Kevin Pietersen 58 off 41 Balls vs. Kings XI Punjab: The Comeback That Never Was

    Sometimes, even as a journalist, you can't help but wish for something to happen the way you want it to. You want to write about something the way you anticipated it, or perhaps ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 664 reads 0 comments

  17. Mumbai Indians' Win over Delhi Highlights Best and Worst Parts of IPL 7 Campaign

    The Mumbai Indians were never supposed to reach this far. Thirteen matches into the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, they sit in the fifth position on the points table with 12 points...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 719 reads 0 comments

  18. Rajasthan Royals' Team Changes Make Little Sense Ahead of IPL Play-Offs

    There is a thin line between being smart and being over-smart. The outcome of your actions often determine on which side of the fence you've fallen...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 599 reads 0 comments

  19. IPL: Gautam Gambhir Swears, Dale Steyn Shove: Commentators Should Know Better

    The Kolkata Knight Riders moved a step closer to the Indian Premier League play-offs with a solid seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 2,725 reads 0 comments

  20. Kevin Pietersen's Insipid Form and Captaincy Prime Reason for Delhi's Failure

    Three months after his unceremonious sack from the England cricket team, Kevin Pietersen provided a momentous reply as he led the Delhi Daredevils to their maiden Indian Premier League title...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,326 reads 0 comments

  21. Mumbai Indians: Where It Went Wrong for the Defending Champions in IPL 2014

    The Indian Premier League teased its fans on Wednesday as it coughed up two games that were poles apart. The first match, between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab , ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 887 reads 0 comments

  22. Yuvraj Singh's 9 Sixes vs. Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2014: The Message Is Clear

    The bowler, medium pacer Rahul Shukla, charged towards him from around the wicket. Shukla had been the most effective bowler in the opposition, getting rid of the explosive Chris Gayle early and conceding just 14 runs in his first three overs...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 3,563 reads 2 comments

  23. Robin Uthappa's Blazing Form for KKR in IPL 2014 Stakes Claim for India Spot

    A year ago, Robin Uthappa , playing for the now-defunct Pune Warriors, was a speck in the background as Royal Challengers Bangalore 's powerhouse batsman Chris Gayle pummeled his team into submission with a record-breaking 175 not out...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 764 reads 0 comments

  24. Kevin Pietersen's Return to Form Too Little Too Late for Delhi Daredevils in IPL

    The Delhi Daredevils slumped to their fourth consecutive loss, and seventh overall in nine matches in the Indian Premier League, after losing to Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets ...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 2 months ago 490 reads 0 comments

  25. Kevin Pietersen and Gautam Gambhir: A Tale of 2 Captains in IPL 2014

    The Kolkata Knight Riders broke a run of four consecutive defeats in the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League by defeating the Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi, on Wednesday...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 2 months ago 1,440 reads 1 comments