In an international career that spanned close to 23 years, Tendulkar went under the scalpel not less than three times – for problems ranging from tennis elbow to shoulder injury to the broken knee.
Dhoni was a leader who placed the interests of the side above everything else, including his relations with individual players.
There will be many before and after Mithali but there will be none to replace her.
I recommend “Indian Innings - The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947” to all followers of the sport who are interested in understanding the history of the game and its evolution in our country.
Malik has the ability to bowl fast and that too with an aggression that is rarely seen among Indian pacemen.
It appeared that the Indians reserved their best for the final where they blanked favourites Indonesia 3-0 to lift the Thomas Cup in style.
Kohli has been playing the game almost nonstop, at the highest level, for almost a decade and it is time he gave his body some rest and allowed his mind to relax.
"Wrist Assured: An Autobiography" details the path traversed by Viswanath from Bangalore where he started playing the game using a tennis ball, to become one of the best batsmen in the world.
The challenges that batsmen face towards the finals overs of an innings in limited overs games are numerous and complicated than the ones faced by those at the top of the order.
In all likelihood, after five years at the helm, Root will be feeling satiated and hence not likely to miss the responsibilities of leading the side.