Bharat Sundaresan


IPL 2016: When one door shuts, another opens for Suresh Raina
Tue, May 24, 2016

While his India future looks uncertain, Suresh Raina has an opportunity to lead Gujarat Lions to title in their maiden IPL season.

Start-up Gujarat Lions shake up old order Mumbai Indians
Sun, May 22, 2016

New entrant Gujarat Lions storm into playoffs with six-wicket win; holders Mumbai Indians all but out.

Latest from MS Dhoni: Pythagoras in gloves
Sun, May 15, 2016

How MS Dhoni cuts an angle behind the stumps with the outrageously awesome 90 degrees spread of his right foot.

Tony Cozier (1940-2016): West Indies cricket loses its voice and sanity
Thu, May 12, 2016

For those in India, Tony Cozier was often the last voice we heard before nodding off when cricket was on in Caribbean.

IPL 2016, DD vs RPS: Pune’s IPL in danger of early finish as MS Dhoni struggles to get grip
Thu, May 05, 2016

MS Dhoni doesn’t seem to wield the same power in the indigo blue of Pune like he used to in CSK’s yellow.

IPL 2016: Return of frog-in-a-blender action
Mon, May 02, 2016

Paul Adams had already heard about Shivil Kaushik before he and the world laid their eyes on the scrawny mystery spinner.

IPL 2016: I bowl where I don’t want a cricket ball when I’m hitting, says Chris Morris
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

With 82 off 32 against Gujarat Lions, Chris Morris brought Delhi Daredevils into the game and eventually within a run of victory.

IPL 2016, MI vs RCB: On home turf, bowlers, Rohit Sharma show Mumbai Indians way
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Rohit Sharma guides the chase with 62 off 44 balls after Krunal Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah and TIm Southee restrict RCB to a below-par 170.

Voice of the Indian cricket is back
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Ravi Shastri has been part of every major moment in Indian cricket — either from the commentary box or the sidelines.

IPL 2016 preview: Struggling MI face RCB challenge at Wankhede Stadium
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

Mumbai Indians are on a losing streak while Bangalore have won one and lost one out of the two matches so far.

Few options anyway for India cricket team coach as top names prefer T20
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Top-retired cricketers prefer to take up the reins of a T20 team or two rather than associating with an international team.

IPL 2016: The Wankhede pitch jibe wasn’t aimed at curator Sudhir Naik, says Ravi Shastri
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Ravi Shastri explains his unflinching stands on several issues of cricket and what he thought of being cast as the BCCI’s mouthpiece.

IPL 2016: Those days I was at night club at Oberoi till 2 am. Next day 100. Then back at Oberoi, says Ravi Shastri
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

Ravi Shastri, a man who's been part of every major moment in Indian cricket — either from the commentary box or the sidelines.

IPL 2016: New kid Rising Pune SuperGiants flies off the starting blocks
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

Newly-formed Rising Pune SuperGiants beat defending champions Mumbai Indians in a one-sided match on the opening day of IPL 2016.

IPL 2016: A fresh look and quirky firsts
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

A look at some of the other quirky ‘firsts’ that we are likely to witness over the next six weeks.

Pay dispute: Truth lies between what skipper Darren Sammy says and WICB asserts
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

It’s unlikely that we can deduce who’s right and who’s wrong. There are too many grey areas to this multi-layered issue.

All the fighting before proved to be a catalyst, says West Indies coach Phil Simmons
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

West Indies coach Phil Simmons relives his side’s often troubled and always eventful journey to winning the T20 World Cup.

World Twenty20 Final: Method to West Indies’ six, six, six, six madness
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

At the start of the final over, Samuels told Brathwaite to take a single, but the big man knew what he had to do: ‘swing for the hills’

Marlon Samuels hits back at Shane Warne: Maybe I have a real face and he doesn’t
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

Marlon Samuels berated Shane Warne for disparaging remarks that the Australian had made about the Jamaican from the commentary box.

West Indies vs England: Our cricket seems to be going in right direction, says Clive Llyod
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

Clive Lloyd talks about how he hopes that Darren Sammy ends up emulating his feat of lifting a World Cup trophy twice.

West Indies vs England: In T-party, a second helping
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

One of West Indies or England will be crowned the first two-time champions of the T20 format at the end of the final.

India vs West Indies: Dancing down the track, and hotel lobby
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

Led by Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy, West Indies team do the ‘Champion’ dance; generate more than 4 million views on social media.

India vs West Indies: March ends on the 31st
Fri, Apr 01, 2016

India crash out of World T20 in high-scoring thriller after some exceptional hard-hitting by West Indies’ Lendl Simmons, Johnson Charles & Andre Russell.

India vs West Indies: In evening of their careers, Darren Sammy-led unit try to make it one long party
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

West Indies are set to miss next year’s Champions Trophy in England, owing to their failure to be ranked among the top-8 ODI teams in the world.

India vs West Indies: The case of unflappable Marlon Samuels
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

India vs West Indies: The magic of Marlon Samuels is that even when he is hot under the collar, you hardly can make it out, for he remains cool and enigmatic.

India vs West Indies: Lendl Simmons and Manish Pandey back in the mix
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Lendl Simmons will arrive in Mumbai on Tuesday, two days prior to West Indies’ much-anticipated semi-final encounter against India.

Captain cool MS Dhoni hot under the collar
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

Of late India’s captain MS Dhoni has let his ‘cool’ image slip, while facing rather uncomfortable media questions.

West Indies vs South Africa: When going gets tough, Windies and Marlon Samuels get going
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

With three wins out of as many games, West Indies became the second team after New Zealand to enter the semi- finals of the marque event.

West Indies vs South Africa: Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers – either way money’s worth
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

If with Chris Gayle, you are almost expecting every second delivery to fly over the ropes, AB de Villiers has been the Christopher Columbus of batting.

West Indies vs Sri Lanka, World T20: Pitch to get special attention in Nagpur
Thu, Mar 24, 2016

The South Africans don’t need a reminder though. They are all too familiar with the notoriety of the Jamtha pitch.

England vs South Africa, ICC World T20: Joe Root breaks ground, England flower
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

Joe Root rises to the occasion, helps England to victory after record chase; South Africa unable to shake off chokers tag.

ICC World T20: South Africa game for their rivals, and inner demons
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

When you look at South African squads that have played in World T20s previously, it’s difficult to see where they could have gone wrong.

ICC World T20: Behind entertainer Chris Gayle, man with a heart
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Chris Gayle donated $20, 000 for treatment of Lee-Anna, a student of St Hugh's High School, Kingston, who has been diagnosed with leukemia.

One-ton colossus: Chris Gayle makes molehill out of run-mountain
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Chris Gayle's century was his second in the format and he remained unbeaten on 100 off 48 balls with his innings studded with 11 sixes and five fours.

ICC World T20: Flamboyance meets freshness as West Indies take on England at the Wankhede
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

West Indies take on England in the opening group league fixture on March 16 at Wankhede Stadium .

ICC World T20 2016 Short Stories: Dial Ben for Botham
Sun, Mar 13, 2016

Drummed up as the bad boy of English cricket, Ben Stokes has grown to be the hot new talent who could one day lead England.