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Roger Federer and his exit
Double fault by man, ego

Double fault by man, ego

Dwaipayan Datta | June 29, 2013
What was it that caused Roger Federer to exit this year's Wimbledon in such feckless fashion?
India's World Cup win
The nation will never forget 1983

The nation will never forget 1983

Dwaipayan Datta | June 22, 2013
On June 25, 1983, India upset all the odds to win the World Cup.
Television boom and cricket
Big, bigger, baddest: What the win did for Indian cricket

Big, bigger, baddest: What the win did for Indian cricket

Dwaipayan Datta | June 22, 2013
Viv Richards had just been dismissed and in India, seedlings of hope were sprouting when the telecast was stopped.
BACK AT HELM
Dalmiya takes the cab route

Dalmiya takes the cab route

Dwaipayan Datta | June 8, 2013
Indian cricket administration's old fox returns to the BCCI fold, stepping in this time to be its interim president as the beleaguered body…
Aspirations run wild
A rare talent gambled away

A rare talent gambled away

Dwaipayan Datta | May 25, 2013
Whatever happened to the bespectacled eager youngster who came to the cricket class clutching a notebook, ask Sreesanth's contemporaries.
Captain Hothead
What's wrong with Virat Kohli?

What's wrong with Virat Kohli?

Dwaipayan Datta | May 4, 2013
Virat Kohli's cricket-rage of late is getting the better of him.
Murli's magic
Monk of old who turned new

Monk of old who turned new

Dwaipayan Datta | March 23, 2013
It was 'inconsistency' that was working against Murali Vijay.
LONELY FURROW
Is this really Australia?

Is this really Australia?

Dwaipayan Datta | March 9, 2013
It is clear that his team lacks the famed Aussie grit and stomach for a fight.
Dhoni's captaincy
Method in the mayhem

Method in the mayhem

Dwaipayan Datta | March 2, 2013
MS Dhoni decimated the Aussies at Chepauk and silenced critics who had been calling for his head.
Cricket
In India, it helps to come down the track against spin

In India, it helps to come down the track against spin

Dwaipayan Datta | February 16, 2013
I was at the crossroads of my career when I came to India in 2001. An average of 24 after 13 Tests wasn't exactly inspiring reading, but I knew…
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