How can Dhoni best utilise Hardik Pandya?
Is number 8 too low for Hardik Pandya?
Quiet but determined
Whether it's in a Test or the IPL, Wriddhiman Saha is quietly effective.
Beautiful fours vs slogged sixes
There's nothing like a perfectly timed, perfectly placed four racing away along the ground.
There is no good book on Sachin
Books about Sachin Tendulkar tend to be high on quantity & low on quality.
Where does Ashwin stand?
R. Ashwin is the best off spinner in the world right now, but how does he compare to recent greats?
Getting your head right
A look at cricket and the yips, through science and personal experience.
Performance Analysis of the Indian players in the series against NZ
With the fortitude demonstrated by Kohli and Co, the principle to make winning a habit is not far behind.
Can Gambhir make his third chance count?
Gautam Gambhir needs to score big against England to be more than a backup or stopgap opener.
Rahane the antagonist
Even when out of form, Ajinkya Rahane has the tenacity to frustrate bowlers.
Uplifters of the India-NZ series
After the 3-0 brownwash of New Zealand, these Indian players deserve praise.
Will Kohli's own performance matter?
If India keep winning under Virat Kohli the captain, does his batting matter?
Why Ronchi as opener is a bad idea
Ronchi is not the ideal replacement for Guptill and pushing him up could expose New Zealand’s vulnerable middle order.
A tribute to Brendon McCullum
On his birthday, a celebration of the influence Baz exerted on this generation of cricket.
Could New Zealand upset India?
A series win for New Zealand in India would be one of the biggest upsets in Test history.
The Stuart Binny problem
Binny's future is uncertain, and he needs to pull off something spectacular to save his place.
Instead of complaining about them, local conditions should instead be celebrated.
India (ODI) : MS Dhoni (Captain & wk), Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey, Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhawal Kulkarni, Umesh Yadav, Mandeep Singh, Kedar Jadhav
New Zealand (ODI) : Kane Williamson (Captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Anton Devcich, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, James Neesham, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling (wk)
India (Test) : Virat Kohli (Captain), Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Umesh Yadav, Gautam Gambhir (replaces KL Rahul), Karun Nair (replaces Dhawan), KL Rahul (ruled out of 2nd and 3rd Test with an injury), Shikhar Dhawan (ruled out of 3rd Test with an injury)
New Zealand (Test) : Kane Williamson (Captain), Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Luke Ronchi (wk), Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi,Ross Taylor, Neil Wagner, BJ Watling (wk), Matt Henry (Southee's replacement), Jeetan Patel (replaces Mark Craig), Tim Southee (ruled out with an injury), Mark Craig (ruled out of 2nd and 3rd Test with an injury)