Bharat Sundaresan


England vs Pakistan: Smartwatch, not the smartest of gadgets on a cricket field
Sat, May 26, 2018

The smartwatches Asad Shafiq and Babar wore on the first day of the first Test between England and Pakistan, spurred a mini-scandal. Legally non-permissable, there was no allegation of corrupt practices though.

IPL 2018 Women’s T20: After narrowly escaping Manchester terror attack, Danni Wyatt creates happy memories
Wed, May 23, 2018

Danni Wyatt was in Mumbai for the first-ever IPL-style women’s T20 match, which saw a number of foreign stars playing alongside India’s best talent.

IPL 2018 Women’s T20 Challenge: Women aim to break the ceiling at Wankhede Stadium
Tue, May 22, 2018

The match, even if it is being billed as an "exhibition" with each team to have 13 players, will be a litmus test for the concept of the women's IPL.

IPL 2018: CSK and SRH battle to find out who’s first among equals
Tue, May 22, 2018

Table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings face off in IPL Qualifier 1 with a spot in the final to play for.

Bob Dylan-Bob Marley cross Omari Banks ready for Reggaelution in India
Sat, May 19, 2018

Former West Indies all-rounder Omari Banks is back in India, only this time it is for his maiden reggae gig in the country as opposed to a cricket match.

IPL 2018, MI vs KXIP: Mumbai Indians’ resurgence continues
Thu, May 17, 2018

Rohit Sharma’s team stay in contention for knockouts with a tense three-run win over KXIP at the Wankhede Stadium.

IPL 2018 MI vs KXIP Prediction: For MI, knockout matches have come early
Wed, May 16, 2018

A loss against Kings XI Punjab in their last home encounter on Wednesday this season will put an end to Mumbai Indians’ campaign for good.

IPL 2018: As midnight approaches, it is Indian Premier League vs slumber
Tue, May 15, 2018

The first IPL outing for Star, which bought the broadcast rights for Rs 16,347.5 crore last year, has been successful, with numbers suggesting a spike in viewership from last season.

IPL 2018: Jos Buttler steps up again, Rajasthan Royals do the double vs Mumbai Indians
Mon, May 14, 2018

Jos Buttler hands bitter lesson to former franchise Mumbai Indians after Jofra Archer bounces MI into submission.

India vs Afghanistan Squad: High-profile welcome for Afghanistan
Wed, May 09, 2018

Barring Virat Kohli, India to field full-strength squad for historic Afghanistan Test; Ajinkya Rahane to lead, Karun Nair comes in place of Rohit Sharma.

IPL 2018, MI vs KKR: Hardik Pandya’s might keeps Mumbai Indians in sight
Mon, May 07, 2018

Hardik Pandya’s freewheeling 35 not out of 20 and two vital wickets hold Mumbai in the knockouts equation

England, West Indies vie for rights to bestseller Jofra Archer
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

The reason why England and West Indies were desperate to acquire Jofra Archer was evident at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday night.

MS Dhoni: Finisher’s unfinished business
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

MS Dhoni is known as one of the best finishers of the game but here are a few games where Dhoni hasn’t seen his team home.

IPL 2018 MI vs RCB: Rohit Sharma 94, Virat Kohli 92, Indians win
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma’s whirlwind knock guides the team to first win; Virat Kohli plays a lone hand for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

IPL 2018, MI vs CSK: Comeback Kings Chennai turn the tables on defending champions Mumbai Indians
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

In first game after a two-year ban, Dwayne Bravo’s big-hitting helps Chennai Super Kings turns the tables against champs Mumbai Indians

Commonwealth Games 2018: India’s lawn bowls squad hopeful of a medal and changing perceptions
Fri, Mar 30, 2018

Generally considered a pastime of the rich and elderly, lawn bowls is not always treated as a genuine sport. India's squad, assembled from unlikely backgrounds, is hopeful of a medal and changing the perception about the sport.

Cricket’s cheating crisis — Gaming the swing: How to reverse logic of a cricket ball’s movement
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Why was Cameron Bancroft trying to scuff up the ball in Cape Town? How would it help the Australians? Since when have such attempts to cheat been made? Why has ICC failed to stamp it out for so long?

South Africa vs Australia: Pat Cummins’ boot on ball raises questions of ‘tampering’
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Video footage shows Pat Cummins stepping on the ball before the Tea break on the first day of the third Test at Newlands in Cape Town.

Human error, divine intervention take West Indies to World Cup 2019 at expense of Scotland
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Thunderstorm and umpire Paul Wilson’s blunder ensure West Indies presence in next year’s World Cup.

Kagiso Rabada’s lawyer: A former ANC member, who fought for miners
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Daluxolo Mpofu, who represented Kagiso Rabada in his recent hearing against a two-Test ban, is known to have joined the ANC in the freedom struggle in the early 1980s and counts himself as a political detainee.