Some strange murmurs have been making the rounds in Indian cricket circles in the last week or so. Read more
In the last fortnight a man called Dhiraj Parsanna, who is usually only ever thought of when a Test match comes to Ahmedabad, set off a weighty discussion in world cricket. The former India spinner, who is now in charge of the pitch at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Motera, was pilloried for producing a surface variously described as a landing strip, a road or a bowlers’ graveyard, depending on who you read. Read more
And so it seems the Champions Trophy in South Africa will determine the fate of 50-over cricket.
I don’t know about you, but to me it seems asking a bit much to decide on a future of a format that has provided the framework for 2891 matches in just a fortnight. Read more