We attempt to write on fast bowling with the humbling acceptance that only pale justice can be done to it in any one essay.
If 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.
Firstpost 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.
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.
In this essay, our bloggers pay tribute to those batsmen who like Dravid were trusted the most by their country.
India alone among all test playing nations has an amazingly even and strong presence in all three forms of spin bowling.
How many matches should India's younger lot get to prove themselves? A statistical analysis looks at what is a good number.