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No First Aid: Mental Health in Indian Cricket

Written by Dhruv Raman and Sreeradh Radhakrishnan When we hear a post-match presenter ask a winning captain “So, how do you feel?”, it almost seems...

Indian Cricket is Short of Breath

Written by Sourya Reddy  The T20 between India and Bangladesh that was played on November 3rd, 2019 was a hazy one to remember. Not because...

The BCCI’S Autonomy is On the Fence

Understanding the Context It is difficult to put a finger on India’s obsession with cricket. Brought to the subcontinent by its colonial rulers, cricket is...

‘Cricket Nationalism’ and the Northeast

Written by Tanvi Apte  India’s diversity needs no introduction. Languages, food, festivals, clothing and more, it would probably take a lifetime to count the assortment...

Sun, Sand and Cricket: The UAE Story

Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan  Despite never having achieved test status, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been an integral part of the cricketing world for...

‘Gods’ of Cricket: Understanding the Role of Players’ Agents

Written by Tanay Gokhale  There is no arguing that Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian (and perhaps even global) cricket ‘brand’. Mark Mascarenhas was instrumental...

Racial Quotas: Right-ing the Wrongs in South African Cricket

Co-authored by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan and Parkhee Rattan   In Depth  Despite their reputation for choking in major tournaments, South Africa has been among the best sides in...

Turning Back Time: Cricket in the USA

Written by Arvind Pennathur   It is peculiar that cricket, the second most popular sport in the world, is practically non-existent in arguably the most influential...

A “World Cup” of 10 Teams?

Written by Sreeradh Radhakrishnan  2007 was one of the worst years for any cricket fan in India and Pakistan. Fans of both teams saw their...

Mapping Zimbabwe’s Rollercoaster Ride in International Cricket

Zimbabwe is one of the few relatively new entrants to international cricket. Despite having played in two World Cups (in 1983 and 1987), Zimbabwe...