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RETHINKING THE INDIAN BATTING PANTHEON

How does context affect the Indian batting list? Let’s start with the top five here. This is how they stack up, in order of their impact, with key batting parameters mentioned.

IT’S A DHAWAN VS RAHUL BATTLE

Ahead of the third Test in St Lucia, Team India selectors will be in a dilemma. Who should they select?

WHEN PACE MATTERS IN TEST BATTING

The five highest Strike Rate Impact performances (in an innings context) in Test history.

WARNER, SUNRISERS VENTURE INTO UNCHARTED TERRITORY

The plan the eventual champions had. Their skipper's unparalleled heroics. How the competition fared. And a streak that ended. Impact Index reviews an eventful IPL 2016.

GUJARAT FAVOURITES AFTER MALINGA AND SIMMONS' EXIT; BANGALORE AND PUNE ALSO IN THE FRAY

Mumbai Indians started as clear favourites but with the exit of Lasith Malinga and Lendl Simmons to injury, have slipped to second position. Gujarat Lions are now the highest impact team in IPL 2016. Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore complete our playoff line-up.

THE MOST CLOSELY CONTESTED WT20 EVER

How each team fared. What went right, and what didn't. An Impact Index review of a memorable ICC World Twenty20 2016.

TWENTY PROJECTIONS FOR WORLD T20 2016

India start as favourites in home conditions. Not only do they have the strongest batting unit, and that too by a fair distance, they also have several big-match players and are overall the most consistent team going into the tournament.

INDIA START FAVOURITES IN A TIGHT RACE

World T20 2016 Preview: The four most likely semi-finalists are: India, Australia, Sri Lanka and West Indies. 

The proposed Indian T20 Squad as per Impact Index

Our recommended squad of 15 based on the respective player's impact and role at the specific position coupled with the need and requirement of the team.

NOT LEFT BEHIND

It has always been an intriguing question. Who is better between left-handers and right-handers? We, at Impact Index, try and do an analysis to find out who had a higher impact with the bat - left-handed batsmen or right-handed batsmen.

IPL'S GREATEST COMEBACK

Mumbai Indians' fairy tale run. A tepid Chennai Super Kings. A rude awakening for Kings XI Punjab. And more. Impact Index reviews one of the closely contested editions of the Indian Premier League - IPL 2015.

THIS IS INDIA'S HIGHEST IMPACT WORLD CUP SIDE EVER

Despite Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan missing in this World Cup, the 2015 Indian team is higher impact.

WHY ENGLAND LOST SO BADLY

England's humbling at the hands of Australia in the 2013-14 Ashes series dissected.

KALLIS- THE EIGHTH HIGHEST IMPACT TEST ALL-ROUNDER EVER

What made this modern cricketing colossus - Jacques Kallis - truly unique. 

PHILANDER HIGHER IMPACT THAN KOHLI, DU PLESSIS IN EPIC MATCH

Why Vernon Philander - the highest impact player of the epic Johannesburg Test - should have walked away with the 'Man of the match' honours.

TWO LEGENDS BOW OUT MEMORABLY

Impact Index reviews the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 and points out just why Mumbai Indians were the deserving winners. 

IPL TEAMS FAVOURITES FOR THE FIRST TIME

Impact Index previews the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 and sheds light on why this year's edition should make for an interesting tournament. 

AUSTRALIA FAVOURITES THIS YEAR

Two-time defending champions Australia emerge as favourites, but who can run them close? Impact Index previews the 2013 Champions Trophy.

CRICKET IN THE TIME OF FIXING

On the overachieving Mumbai Indians, what they got right, and where Pune Warriors floundered. Impact Index's review of IPL 2013.