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Another collapse in the age of white ball first

Another collapse in the age of white ball first

Some things never change at Lord’s: there’s the slope, the grand old pavilion, the unique hum of the crowd and, just around the corner, another England batting collapse. This one was pretty special. Even by…






Kohli ruled out of Surrey stint with neck injury

Kohli ruled out of Surrey stint with neck injury

Virat Kohli‘s much-anticipated county stint has been cancelled with a neck injury suffered during his penultimate IPL on May 17. The India captain will not be training for the next three weeks with a BCCI…


Kohli’s county stint with Surrey likely to be cut short

Kohli’s county stint with Surrey likely to be cut short

India’s captain Virat Kohli’s much-anticipated county stint is likely to be curtailed to two first-class matches, if not cancelled altogether, with the team management looking to preserve him for the all-important Tests against England. “The…


A Royal lesson in how not to T20

A Royal lesson in how not to T20

In the press conference after his team had been eliminated from the IPL, a sullen Ajinkya Rahane spoke of the disappointment that no one from the top order had batted deep enough into the innings…


Keeping up with Virat Kohli

Keeping up with Virat Kohli

In private he’s funny, thoughtful and kind. He deadpans jokes and then peers over to see if you’re paying attention. It’s a weekday afternoon, and he’s got some promotional work to do. A man brings…