Bharat Sundaresan

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India vs England: India practise in quest to be perfect
Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Virat Kohli-Kedar Jadhav stand gave India a 1-0 series lead against England but team is leaving no stone unturned in improving as a unit.

Kedar Jadhav: Tennis ball legend who hit an ace
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Those who have watched Kedar Jadhav’s feats in Pune’s local cricket over the past two decades are not surprised at his star turn on Sunday.

India vs England: In Virat Kohli’s era, no target too high
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Now, we know Virat Kohli loves run-chases. He gets a high off them. His numbers in this scenario are outrageous and well-documented.

India vs England: Man for all seasons Kedar Jadhav has his day under lights
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

For a major part of a career that has spanned close to a decade, Kedar Jadhav has slipped under the radar despite scoring high in domestic cricket.

It is a proud moment that my association is hosting a great match, I am here to help: Ajay Shirke
Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Former BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke has clarified on rumours circulating that he tried to sabotage the India-England limited over series.

India vs England: In the middle order, India hopes Yuvraj Singh can fill void
Sun, Jan 15, 2017

Despite having tried multiple options, nobody has managed to cement their spots in the middle-order for India in the recent past.

MS Dhoni ready for life after captaincy
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

MS Dhoni will now have to first look towards Virat Kohli for approval before waving his hands to get a fielder into position.

India vs England first ODI: A game of glorious (un)certainties
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

While the the threat of the sacked BCCI officials looms over the match, it seems to be business as usual at the venue itself.

Indian team enters the Age of Virat Kohli
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

The first practice session since MS Dhoni stepped down from ODI/T20 captaincy sees Virat and his predecessor exchange notes.

India A vs England XI: Old MS Dhoni bats like MS Dhoni of old
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

In the final over of India A's innings, the 35-year-old turns back the clock, plunders 22 off Woakes; Yuvraj too hits a fifty, but England win

India vs England: In limited overs, unlimited energy
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

With Eoin Morgan & Co. coming off a stupendous 2016 in the shorter formats, the India-England series’ second leg promises to be a competitive affair

New dawn for Yuvraj Singh
Sat, Jan 07, 2017

Selectors went back to Yuvraj Singh in shorter formats for England series as Virat Kohli takes over as the limited overs captain.

OK, that’s it, says MS Dhoni, quits as ODI, T20 captain
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Mahendra Singh Dhoni needed just three words to let chairman of selectors MSK Prasad know that he was ready to step down as India’s captain in ODIs and T20s.

The many board battles Anurag Thakur waged, won and lost
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

Anurag Thakur in his first public statement riddled with high praise for BCCI and wished luck as the retired judges will take over after SC's order.

BCCI’s top two down; cricket’s non-playing XI panics
Tue, Jan 03, 2017

With Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke gone, the BCCI has been left like a headless chicken scurrying around in proverbial circles.

Alastair Cook, not Virat Kohli, is ‘the ICC Test team captain’
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

Alastair Cook was named as captain of the ICC's Test team of the year, however, Virat Kohli, who scored three double tons, didn't find a place in the team.

It’s official now, 2016 was R Ashwin’s year
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

In the form of his life, R Ashwin became the first spinner to be named as ICC's Player of the Year and lift the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.

There’s will, there will be a way away
Thu, Dec 22, 2016

India are perhaps the toughest team to beat at home at the moment; under Virat Kohli, however, they look ready to shed the tag of poor travellers as well.

‘Just the beginning,’ says Virat Kohli after dramatic win to end series
Wed, Dec 21, 2016

India had just delivered the knockout blow to the English in Chennai after having already left them flat on the mat before getting here.

Ravindra Jadeja-vu
Wed, Dec 21, 2016

Ravindra Jadeja proved worth again with 7/48 as India took all 10 England wickets in the final two sessions to win the series 4-0.

India vs England: A brush with death in summer, Karun Nair ends the year 303 not out
Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Emotional parents watching, Karun Nair from Karnataka enters record books by scoring maiden triple hundred.

Three cheers for Karun Nair: 100, 200, 303*
Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Overnight 71*, Karun Nair went on to score a triple hundred and became only the second Indian batsman to reach the landmark.

India vs England: How England put a plan in place and stopped Virat Kohli
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

Stuart Broad sent back Virat Kohli, who hadn't been dismissed for under 40 in his seven previous innings in this series, for 15.

India vs England: A bittersweet symphony
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

During the course of his epic knock, KL Rahul didn’t put a foot wrong — until he was one-run short of a deserved double hundred.

India vs England, 5th Test: Another cub roars for Three Lions
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

Liam Dawson's fifty and the 108-run stand with Adil Rashid helped England set up a decent enough challenge for the high-flying Indians.

India vs England: With tennis ball, Joe Root shakes off his shadow of doubt
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Joe Root revealed that there was a lot more purpose to the unusual practice routine on the streets on the eve of Chennai Test.

India vs England, 5th Test: Dropped on zero, Moeen Ali finishes a hero
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Moeen Ali makes most of his reprieve by KL Rahul on nought to score an unbeaten century and steer England to a comfortable 284/4.

India vs England: For Virat Kohli, third spinner isn’t ‘middle child’
Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Virat Kohli believes that Jayant Yadav, India's third spinner, plays as crucial a role in his side as R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

India vs England: ‘Sore’ Jimmy Anderson’s miserable tour ends prematurely
Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Body soreness is the official reason Alastair Cook gave for his premier fast bowler, James Anderson's exclusion from the fifth and the last Test.

India vs England: Monkey off back, Virat Kohli eyes Year of Dog
Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Virat Kohli and team have redeemed themselves against England in 2016 and the captain now sets sights on 2018; wants to play county cricket.

India vs England: Away from the buzz, a fitness test for Stuart Broad
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Stuart Broad bowled 36 deliveries on a hastily-prepared pitch at the Chemplast ground and looked to be in good stead.

India vs England, 5th Test: Chepauk’s dry run before the final Test
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Chennai banks on ‘bad weather' curator, steaming tray of burnt coal to make pitch ready for the dead rubber which starts Friday.

When Virat Kohli played moderator in a debate
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

James Anderson’s remarks during the press conference on Sunday were spiteful enough to incite the angry reception from R Ashwin.

India vs England, 4th Test: Another giant step for Jayant Yadav, a ton
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Jayant Yadav not only made optimal use of his outing on Sunday like but went on to become the first No.9 in Indian cricket history to score a Test century.

India vs England, 4th Test: Virat Kohli the redeemer puts visitors on the cross
Sun, Dec 11, 2016

India skipper Virat Kohli’s splendid unbeaten hundred foils England’s comeback bid in the post-lunch session; Murali Vijay scores eighth Test hundred.

India vs England, 4th Test: Old firm gets India off the blocks on Day 2
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara take India to 146 for 1 at stumps on Day Two after Jos Buttler’s 76 helps England post 400.