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Vijay Lokapally

Vijay Lokapally, based in New Delhi, writes for THE HINDU and SPORTSTAR

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A batting genius called Viswanath

If ever God gave me a boon I would want to bat like GR Viswanath. Yes. There was a certain …

Sunil Gavaskar – A Master Batsman on Poor pitches

Batting is as Sunil Gavaskar demonstrated. Flawless, skillful, radiant, and, importantly, making an authoritative statement at the crease. With a …

KAPIL, A jewel of Indian cricket

Kapil Dev. The name triggers a flood of memories from his deeds on the cricket field. From the debut against …

The everlasting charm of India-Pakistan cricket rivalry

April 1978. The news was prominently displayed on the sports page. “Pakistan stars for Abbas Ali Baig Benefit Match.” It …

Mahendra Singh Dhoni- Lord of Cricket Field

There is the cub. And then the lion. But Mahendra Singh Dhoni was never a cub. He was the lord …

Bishan Singh Bedi, Poetry In Motion

He is an incorrigible cricket romantic. The eternal traditionalist, a giant of the game whose art was a medium of …