Articles by Mid-wicket Tales
Dec 26, 2012
Tyson, Holding, Donald: The true terror of the fast bowlerWe attempt to write on fast bowling with the humbling acceptance that only pale justice can be done to it in any one essay.
Oct 22, 2012
From Viswanath to VVS: Stylists who make cricket magicalIf cricket is a game that has great romance then at the core of it are the stylists. Here are some of the best right-handers the game has seen.
Aug 31, 2012
Why Laker, Prasanna remain better off-spinners than Murali, BhajjiFirstpost bloggers VJ Raghunath and S Giridhar say on the basis of purity of action alone they are unable to rate Murali and Harbhajan above Laker and Prasanna.
Jul 14, 2012
Davo, Akram, Zaheer: What is the legacy of left-arm bowlers?Left-arm bowling has somehow not been able to etch itself in the mind, in the way right-arm bowling or left-hand batting has.
Jun 09, 2012
The ballad of the big-hitters of cricketThere is such a crescendo of noise over the number of sixes hit in the IPL that we decided to dig into the big hitting exploits of great test players of olden days and place big hitting in its proper perspective.
May 05, 2012
Close encounters on the cricket fieldClose-in catching is an indescribable thrill that transcends mere words. It is strangely more difficult to describe than the cover drive or the googly.
Apr 12, 2012
Men of Dravid’s ilk – their country’s most trusted batsmenIn this essay, our bloggers pay tribute to those batsmen who like Dravid were trusted the most by their country.
Mar 23, 2012
Proved without a doubt, India is the true home of spinIndia alone among all test playing nations has an amazingly even and strong presence in all three forms of spin bowling.
Mar 02, 2012
The link between Dhoni, Brearley and BradmanCricket captaincy is more than just imaginative, inspired decision making in batting, bowling and field placements.
Feb 14, 2012
Is batting average the clue to finding the next Dhoni?How many matches should India's younger lot get to prove themselves? A statistical analysis looks at what is a good number.