Bharat Sundaresan


Ranji Trophy: Forgotten man Dwaraka Ravi Teja eager to fulfil his potential
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Dwaraka Ravi Teja's name was taken in the same breath as that of Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja.

Ranji Trophy: Inspired by Yuvraj Singh, Aamir Aziz’s narrative takes flight in Mumbai
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Aamir Aziz took five wickets at the Brabourne Stadium against Andhra, the only place his idol Yuvraj Singh claimed a first class fifer.

India’s jumbo change in stance on DRS
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

First as head of ICC cricket committee & now as coach, Anil Kumble has played a big role in convincing sceptics who didn’t trust technology.

Even when I got out on 87 or 69, people said he missed out on a double-hundred: Cheteshwar Pujara
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

There are many misconceptions about Cheteshwar Pujara; that he doesn't score quickly, is obsessed about technique and too serious in general.

India vs New Zealand: Old guard let down New Zealand in Tests
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

The technical and temperamental shortcomings of seasoned Ross Taylor and Martin Guptill were ruthlessly exposed.

India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli’s team establishes a win-win-win situation in Indore
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

India sweep Test Series 3-0, receive Test Championship mace as R Ashwin takes 7 for 59 (13/140) with home season beginning on right note.

India vs New Zealand: R Ashwin the nightmare recurs for Kiwis
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

New Zealand batsmen yet again fail to decipher R Ashwin's craft and subtle modes of deception, stumble to 299 and furnish the hosts a 258-run lead.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: Ravindra Jadeja pays the penalty
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Ravindra Jadeja was fined 50 per cent of his match fee and also received three demerit points for infringing the protected area on the pitch.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: Four and five make a perfect pair for India
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane register their highest Test scores and combine 365 runs to propel India to a huge first-innings total.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: One giant leap for Indore, another for captain Virat Kohli
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

After a barren spell of hundreds at home, spanning three years, Virat Kohli completes 13th Test century as hosts dominate Day 1.

Indore Cricket: Nuggets about India’s new Test centre
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

As Indore joins the list of Test centres, here are some nuggets from the city where lunch and tea breaks jostle with gluttony for cricket.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: Indore ready for the final coat
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

With versatile Mohammed Shami around, Virat Kohli has the cushion of having pace as his second-line of attack.

India vs New Zealand: At 34, Gautam Gambhir, on cusp of a new beginning
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

After getting a fortuitous recall, opener Gautam Gambhir all set to make the Test XI for the first time since 2014 England tour.

Overcoming handicap, Sharad Naik continues to guard central square in Indore
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Sharad Naik was a wily left-arm spinner who was very successful at befuddling batsmen in Indore’s club cricket during the 1980s.

Is R Ashwin the best half-sleeved, finger spinner to take 200 Test wickets?
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

R Ashwin has not only gone past other Indian spinners but is creating history in the annals of Test cricket, all with a clean action.

Just a few good wins: India’s unremarkable 499-Test journey so far
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

For a country that played its first Test in 1932, Indian cricket team's results has been meagre and mediocre.

Sandeep Patil sidesteps Sachin Tendulkar googly
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Asked if selectors pushed Sachin Tendulkar into retirement, Sandeep Patil asserts 'some matters between BCCI and selectors confidential'

PV Sindhu’s six steps: How the silver-medallist made it big
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

PV Sindhu played six matches in Rio and had various components in her matches and brought flavours in each of them.

Dale Steyn: Put on Earth to bowl in Test cricket
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

Bharat Sundaresan tells you why Dale Steyn is head and shoulders above not just his contemporaries but also the legends of the past.

Changing Cricket: Over the wicket, dressed in pink
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

Abhinav Mukund has opened for India in five Tests and represents Tamil Nadu. Last week, he became India’s first first-class cricketer to score a ton facing a pink ball under floodlights. What does this mean

A day in the life of Sampath Iyer, a Rio 2016 Olympics volunteer
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

Once Sampath Iyer's tenure comes to an end on Sunday, he's planned to watch a few more of India's events before heading off to the Iguazu Falls.

Lights, camera before Lalita Babar’s action at Rio 2016 Olympics
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

As she becomes the first Indian in 32 years to compete in Olympic track final, Lalita Babar’s village soaks in moment.

Desperate to avoid Lodha Panel recommendations, BCCI puts hopes on Sports Act
Tue, Aug 09, 2016

BCCI, as a first step of defiance, need to file a review petition against Lodha recommendations, which will be heard by the same bench that passed the initial order.

Rio 2016 Olympics: Blazer over saree, not what Indian women want to wear
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

India’s official uniform for opening ceremony isn’t quite the national attire; it is uncoordinated and not popular with the ladies.

Rio 2016 Olympics: How to watch the Games
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

The 2016 Olympics will be special, especially for India who have more athletes vying for ultimate glory than ever before in history.

Rio 2016 Olympics: How to watch the Games
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

The 2016 Olympics will be special, especially for India who have more athletes vying for ultimate glory than ever before in history.

Coming soon to Florida: India vs West Indies in three T20I games
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

BCCI had originally planned a mini-IPL, with the USA a potential venue, but then had to call it off due to lack of time.

Remembering Munich 1972: Horrific personal accounts of Olympics’ gravest hour
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

India’s four 1972 Olympians relive their horrific personal accounts of the Olympics’ gravest hour, the Munich massacre.

Supreme Court’s verdict will change the landscape of how cricket is run in India
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Accepting most of the recommendations by Justice Lodha panel, the SC ruled that it will be a case of one post per person in BCCI.

Marlon Samuels files defamation case against Geoff Lawson for ‘erroneous and malicious comments’
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Marlon Samuels' statement then goes on to state that he found the comments not just defamatory but also deeply offensive and damaging to his character.

MS Dhoni: A new avatar appears during Zimbabwe tour
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

MS Dhoni's subdued role in the Zimbabwe tour had a therapeutic effect on him, for he seemed involved and cheerful as he had been in a long time.

Barinder Sran holds nerves as India clinch T20I series
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

With Zimbabwe needing 21 off final over, Barinder Sran keeps them to 17 as India defend 138 to claim T20I series.

Team India fights boredom with takeaways and thrillers
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

For the Indian team, the excitement on the Zimbabwe tour has been limited to ordering takeaways and trying their best to watch Conjuring II.

Zimbabwe, their Cape of Good Hope
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Several frustrated Asian cricketers have sought the rife-ridden African nation to realise international dream.

Indian held for ‘rape’ in Zimbabwe gave away post-match cheque after third ODI
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Satyanarayana works as a consultant for iTeamWorks and was linked to the in-stadia rights-holder of the ongoing India-Zimbabwe series.

India vs Zimbabwe: Barinder Sran moves it back, pegs Zimbabwe back
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Barinder Sran’s four for 10 on T20I debut leaves hosts Zimbabwe reeling; Mandeep Singh, KL Rahul complete formalities in 10-wicket win.