Articles by Avinash Subramaniam
Jun 17, 2015
If Rohit Sharma was not as talented as he is, would we love him more?So, which Rohit Sharma would you like, the more talented-but-less-responsible one or the less-talented-but-more-responsible one? This question of talent, I say. It can be so confusing.
Jun 11, 2015
Why having Sourav Ganguly as India's head coach would be a bad ideafear Ganguly will try to captain the Indian team if he is given the job to coach it. And that is a recipe for disaster.
Jun 06, 2015
Who needs a coach? India should let Ravi Shastri unleash Virat Kohli like a guided missileMost Indians who know their cricket know Shastri was and is many things India’s Test players need to be.
May 24, 2013
Dravid, the T20 captain, has been the highlight of IPL 2013Dravid has shown us, in the evening of his career, a side of his personality we were not privileged enough to be exposed to during his prime and as captain of Team India.
Jan 28, 2013
Dear selectors, what’s wrong with Wasim Jaffer?Jaffer, at the ripe but not-rotten age of 35, might be the right man to handle the job of opening the batting — until Gambhir rediscovers his form or someone else makes his presence felt.
Jan 26, 2013
Reform in Indian cricket has to begin with TendulkarIn the past, Sachin lent strength, solidity, and a life-force to the Indian team. Sadly, his continued presence in the eleven has turned the Test side into an effete bunch of coasters.
Dec 26, 2012
Is it time for India to import its bowlers?The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) certainly has the big bucks to ‘buy’ good bowlers and give them a damn good life.
Dec 13, 2012
Why the outrage? India was never a great Test sideBased on past performance, introspection, and outrospection, it’s safe to say that Indian players in general are not cut out to excel at Test cricket.
Dec 04, 2012
Nothing wrong with pitch doctor Dhoni’s demandsWhy should an 83-year-old curator be allowed to tell the captain of the Indian cricket to take a hike?
Nov 22, 2012
Credit India's swagger to Virender SehwagTo Indians so used to being timid, bossed or, at their best, defensive, Sehwag's batting was incredibly liberating.