BHARAT SUNDARESAN

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South Africa’s ‘Discovery of India’ starts October 2
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

In an era of truncated tours, South Africa will spend 72 days in the country playing four Tests, five ODIs and a three-match T20 series.

Deciding CSK, RR fate: Tough ask on a difficult pitch
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Legal complications of ending the contracts of CSK, RR will appear as big deterrent should the IPL and BCCI consider an amputation.

IPL spot-fixing verdict: Six hope change doesn’t leave them in a fix
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Other teams are waiting with bated breath to see what happens to the IPL in the wake of CSK, RR suspension.

IPL verdict: End of a dream, thanks for the memories
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

IPL’s two most successful teams — Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals — were also among its best supported.

Robin Uthappa sings redemption song
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Been in and out of the India set-up, Robin Uthappa knows Zimbabwe tour could be his last chance to grab a starring role.

Lalit Modi told Kochi franchise to relinquish bid or go play in Bhiwani
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

In his mail to Modi, Manohar calls it a matter which severely compromises board’s integrity’.

Lalit Modi’s posts mention Narendra Modi, call to Amit Shah; takes swipe at President Secretary
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Documents include Lalit Modi’s phone bill with a list of calls made in February-March 2010. Scribbled against a three-minute call made at 10.55 am on March 7 is the name, Amit Shah.

BCCI’s Arun Jaitley panel had indicted Lalit Modi for favouring Adani
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

Adani Group has been a long-time commercial partner of GCA, that was headed by PM Narendra Modi in 2010.

Story of IPL’s Lalit Modi days: A hotel bill amounting to Rs 1.56 crore and a guest list of top politicians
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Modi has been billed for a little over Rs 1 crore for the two rooms he booked for himself during the four-month period.

Lalit Modi’s fall from grace, his powerful backers and continuing battle with rivals
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Bharat Sundaresan looks at Lalit Modi's fall from grace and how he manages to remain in the news.

What does the Indian cricket team drink? Don’t tell regulator
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Mismatch between regulator and supplier: top brands not on govt radar.

Queue behind stumps: The men who played the waiting game in last two decades
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Here is a compilation of some of the wicket-keepers who waited for their turn to don the gloves.

Mumbai Indians hit right notes in comeback song
Tue, May 26, 2015

Rohit Sharma & Co orchestrated a remarkable turnaround, and walked away with the title.

IPL 8: AB-Mandeep stand, RCB deliver
Thu, May 21, 2015

AB de Villiers combines with Punjab youngster for a game-changing stand as Royal Challengers eliminates Royals with a 71-run win.

IPL 8: MI possible after Turbanator two
Wed, May 20, 2015

Simmons steals the limelight and Pollard shows off his power before Bhajji’s double-breakthrough gives MI victory.

IPL 8 qualifier 1 preview: CSK’s aura vs MI’s form
Tue, May 19, 2015

IPL’s most consistent team CSK face MI, a side that has gone from strength to strength.

In search of a better balance, ICC cricket committee plans to scrap batting powerplay
Tue, May 19, 2015

Following record number of tons at WC, ICC cricket committee suggests removing batting powerplay.

AB de Villiers lap shot: A stroke of genius
Thu, May 14, 2015

Experts say de Villiers’ devastating sweep shot off fast bowlers has changed the dynamics of cricket.

For fast-bowlers in IPL Season 8, variety is the spice
Tue, May 12, 2015

What Nehra has done is keep the batsmen guessing while Steyn was predictable and got hit.

IPL 8: AB de Villiers magical 59-ball 133* sets up big win for RCB over MI
Mon, May 11, 2015

MI fell short of RCB's mammoth total by 39 runs as AB de Villiers smashed them around the park.

SAI girls suicide: Young athletes face teenage complications and sporting upheavals
Mon, May 11, 2015

Days after the collective suicide attempt at SAI's water-sports centre in Kerala, we try to understand the lives of young athletes.

Quick-gun Eoin Morgan fires, SRH stay alive
Fri, May 08, 2015

Morgan shores up the middle to give SRH big total before Bhuvi bookends the RR's chase despite Smith's rear-guard cameo.

IPL 8: Veterans are anything but also-rans
Thu, May 07, 2015

Harbhajan Singh has bowled slower in the air than he has in many a year.

Few hits, few misses, plenty of old Yuvraj Singh
Wed, May 06, 2015

Yuvraj Singh's second fifty of the season rescued Delhi’s innings. But it wasn’t enough to save them the match.

IPL 8, MI vs RR: Mitch McClenaghan applies brakes, cruising RR stall
Sat, May 02, 2015

Mitch McClenaghan’s late strikes give MI much-needed win as Samson (76) and RR screech to a halt just short of finish line.

Alleged N Srinivasan friend Neeraj Gunde, prefers to be called an activist
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Meet Neeraj Gunde, the man who passed the much-talked about Anurag Thakur-Karan Gilhotra picture to ICC.

IPL 8: Sarfaraz Khan wins battle of ages
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

RCB piled up 200/7 but just before the RR were about to begin their chase, it started drizzling.

IPL 8: MI’s Matinee Idol
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Malinga and McClenaghan picked up 7 wickets amongst each other to restrict SRH to 137/8, chasing 158.

How Imran Tahir, Amit Mishra became Delhi Daredevils’ headlining act
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

It’s the variety that each brings to the table that makes them DD’s trump-cards.

IPL 8: Agent Dwayne Smith delivers KO
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Dwayne Smith's KO punch, Mumbai Indian's tame first round negate Kieron Pollard’s blitz and Harbhajan Singh's dare.

Richie Benaud’s final pause
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Voice of cricket, a master of timely silence, passes away at the age of 84

IPL’s big-bash quotient
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

In the period leading up to the eighth edition of the T20 extravaganza, Aussie cricket has undergone a dramatic upheaval.

Run Immy Run: Imran Tahir’s story from Lahore to Delhi
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

For most, Lahore to Delhi is an eight-hour hop by bus. For Imran Tahir, it has been an elaborate but utterly thrilling roller coaster ride.

How watching cricket in India has changed over the years
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

As the World Cup returned Down Under, a look at how watching cricket in India has changed over the years.

Irani Cup squad: Not quite best of the rest
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Tiwary will lead Rest of India, a team that should ideally represent the best domestic performers.

Ranji Trophy Final: Karnataka retain title with comprehensive win
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Karnataka defend title with innings win over TN; go past Delhi to become 2nd most successful domestic side.