MS Dhoni does much of the job himself

If we had to sum up the opinions aired regarding Dhoni’s captaincy yesterday, it basically boils down to something like: “Yes, he could do a bit more to support and encourage his bowlers, but it probably doesn’t matter all that much because they’d still be pretty middling even then –

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Joe Root seems okay

Most people seem to be saying ‘Joe Root is amazing’ but we’ll take it down a few notches from there. We’re still forming an opinion. There’s no rush. The story so far seems to have followed this course: He looks an excellent stodgy blocker Wait, he can score quick runs

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When is an ODI not an ODI?

England Lions are in the process of playing (and losing) ‘unofficial ODIs’ against Australia A. Even though it’s of no consequence whatsoever, we aren’t happy with that label. ODI stands for one-day international, but if two sides defined by their players being from particular countries play each other, is that

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