//February

DREAM TEAMS


The Telegraph

With the forthcoming World Cup in mind, I sat down with the journalist and cricket nut Rajdeep Sardesai to choose an all-time Indian One-Day Eleven. We excluded from our consideration those players whose careers had ended before India began playing this form of cricket at the international level. With this restriction, we arrived at the following [...]

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THE MODERN HAZARE


The Telegraph

In the winter of 1947-8, the Indian cricket team visited Australia to play four Test matches. Australia, led by Don Bradman, were by some distance the finest team in world cricket. India, on the other hand, were greenhorns, having only played ten Test matches, without winning any of them. To make matters worse, some of the [...]