‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun

‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun‘What a bowler thinks and what he actually does are different things’ – Bharat Arun

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We speak to the former India allrounder and, until recently, the national team’s bowling coach – Bharat Arun. Arun gives us a lesson in the craft of bowling, guiding us through what a coach looks for and how he suggests minor adjustments. He assesses Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj,


India too good for Sri Lanka – by day and by night

India too good for Sri Lanka – by day and by nightIndia too good for Sri Lanka – by day and by night

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We review the two-Test series between India and Sri Lanka – which India won 2-0 in emphatic fashion. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting on Flipkart and Amazon. Readers outside India, can buy the book on Amazon. Talking Points: India’s


A special win to round off a special year: Centurion Test review

A special win to round off a special year: Centurion Test reviewA special win to round off a special year: Centurion Test review

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We review the first Test between South Africa and India – which India won by 113 runs. This was only South Africa’s third defeat in Centurion across 27 Tests. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting at the Atta Galatta bookstore


K-drama lead up to mouthwatering contest: South Africa v India, series preview

K-drama lead up to mouthwatering contest: South Africa v India, series previewK-drama lead up to mouthwatering contest: South Africa v India, series preview

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We preview the three-Test series between South Africa and India – a golden chance for the Indian team to win their first Test series there. Note: Readers in India can now buy Mike Marqusee’s classic cricket book War Minus The Shooting at the Atta Galatta bookstore in Bangalore. They are


India ride on an awesome foursome: England v India, Lord’s Test review

India ride on an awesome foursome: England v India, Lord’s Test reviewIndia ride on an awesome foursome: England v India, Lord’s Test review

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We review the second Test of the England v India series – with the focus on the dramatic final day. Talking Points The remarkable turnaround on the final day of the Lord’s Test How narratives around player behavior are often a TV creation Enhanced TV coverage offering us a perfect


A whole lot of unknowns: England v India series preview

A whole lot of unknowns: England v India series previewA whole lot of unknowns: England v India series preview

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We preview the upcoming England v India Test series – that has had one of the most lukewarm build-ups in a time of Covid, The Olympics, and The Hundred. It’s a time of bio-bubbles, quarantines, injuries, mental health and player rotation. And hopefully some memorable cricket too. Talking Points The