Playing selector for World Cup

India may have lost the Test series in South Africa 1-2 but nearly every one of India’s fans has already shifted focus on the ICC World Cup beginning on March 13 in the West Indies. The trigger for such a…

Asian Games: Mixed bag for India

You could celebrate India’s haul in excess of 50 medals at the Asian Games in Doha. Or lament Indian hockey sinking to a new low. You could applaud the fact that the medals came from 16 disciplines ranging from archery…

A double fault to start with

Their strained relationship has been such an open secret for some years now that their once-upon-a-time close friendship is all but forgotten. Yet, given Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi’s show of camaraderie in public, few would have expected things to…

Payback time is here for Ganguly

The return of the prodigal, Sourav Ganguly, to the Indian cricket team has already burnt up airtime and reams of newsprint but deep down the diehard fan knows that it may not quite be the quick fix he has have…