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Mihir Bose

Articles by Mihir Bose

The Keeper There Wasn’t

The Keeper There Wasn’t

Jun 14, 2018 Mihir Bose

Fate and flaw conspired to keep egalitarian football at the margins in India. Cricket—race-erected,...

Green Park Jeremiad

Green Park Jeremiad

Dec 08, 2014 Mihir Bose

Its top tier may be gilded, but Indian cricket’s base is rotting away

Oh, Would That Patel Could Bat!

Oh, Would That Patel Could Bat!

Nov 05, 2012 Mihir Bose

Innings That Never Was

Innings That Never Was

Jul 30, 2012 Mihir Bose

Olympics will devalue cricket; its masters have no use for the games

Block At The Heart of Indian Cricket

Block At The Heart of Indian Cricket

Jan 23, 2012 Mihir Bose

A wealthy Board, wealthy players, but a poverty of strategy and ambition—and a ‘cool’ captain who’s...

Riots Are Elsewhere

Riots Are Elsewhere

Aug 22, 2011 Mihir Bose

So thought Britain, till the hoods came out in London and beyond

Agricultural Shots

Agricultural Shots

May 10, 2010 Mihir Bose

The IPL stood for a new India. The mess it’s in turns the clock back.

Gandhi In The FIFA?

Gandhi In The FIFA?

Jan 14, 2008 Mihir Bose

Twenty20 World Cup, odd exploits of a Sania Mirza or even a hockey triumph... but the great Indian elephant...

Parathas, Anyone?

Parathas, Anyone?

Mar 07, 2005 Mihir Bose

The bad blood phase seems over, the two Asian rivals can now even be graceful in defeat

The New Indian Caste Taboo

The New Indian Caste Taboo

Jun 23, 2003 Mihir Bose

It's a literary kala pani. What is depressing is that the old Indian cultural schizophrenia is still alive,...

Surprise Swing

Surprise Swing

Aug 14, 1996 Mihir Bose

Star rivalry, jingoism, twist in the tale: this battle had them all

A Seamy Standoff

A Seamy Standoff

Jul 17, 1996 Mihir Bose

Three cricketing greats clash in a high-profile legal match

An Official Disaster

An Official Disaster

Jun 26, 1996 Mihir Bose

Summer Of Discontent

Summer Of Discontent

Jun 12, 1996 Mihir Bose

Sidhu's acrimonious exit has cast a shadow on manager Sandip Patil's man-management skills

Quiet Indian Summer

Quiet Indian Summer

May 22, 1996 Mihir Bose

Football and a smug English press drown out Azhar's boys