Bharat Sundaresan


India vs Australia 2017: Steve O’Keefe can finally have a beer or two, without a strain of guilt
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Playing in only his fourth Test, Steve O'Keefe ran through the Indians in a mere 25 balls, finishing with 6/35.

India vs Australia 2017: Their glowing halo blurs
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Playing his first -ever Test in India, Steve O'Keefe masterminds India’s worst-ever collapse, from 94/3 to 105 all out.

India vs Australia 2017: When you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Matt Renshaw’s toilet break did have an impact on the Test as it meant Australia had two new batsmen at the crease.

India vs Australia 2017: Best-laid plans of mice and men…
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Australia get a reality check on the first day as they find no amount of simulation can prepare them for Indian bowlers on a vicious turner.

India vs Australia 2017: On a raging turner, Umesh Yadav with old ball makes biggest impact
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Umesh Yadav has played 10 out of India's 11 Test matches so far in this home season.

India vs Australia 2017: Australia stare at ‘dry clean’
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Steve Smith predicts track at Pune will 'turn from ball one'; may field three spinners at Hazlewood's expense.

India vs Australia 2017: Pitches no matter, Team India have made them incidental
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: India have shown repeatedly over the last five months that pitches have become increasingly incidental.

IPL 2017 Player Auction: Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi ensure Afghanistan emerges on Indian Premier League map
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan are now IPL cricketers, having been picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad during the player auction.

India ‘A’ vs Australia warm-up game: ‘A’ taste of things to come
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Shreyas Iyer hits 202* and Gowtham chips in with 74 as Australia spinners get punishment ahead of Tests.

India A vs Australia 2017: Nathan Lyon, Stephen O’Keefe give Shreyas Iyer batting practice on Day 2
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Young Mumbaikar Shreyas Iyer reels off unbeaten 85 from 93 balls to punish Australian spinners on the second day of the tour game

India A vs Australia: Australia hit the ground running on opening day
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh score centuries but conditions and attack a far cry from what they will face in Test series

India vs Australia 2017: Australia ‘hope’ to compete against the formidable Indian side
Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: Steve Smith & Co arrive in India for four Tests, minus the swagger of the previous teams from Down Under

Growing up, I wanted the respect of my peers, says Rahul Dravid
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Rahul Dravid reflects upon why despite being a showstealer on the field he’s never quite managed to be the life of a party off it.

Facing India at Eden Gardens will be perfect start: Afghanistan Cricket CEO
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Afghanistan Cricket CEO Shafiqullah Stanikzai tells that chance to be a Test nation will be the most exciting thing to happen.

From coloured clothing to whites: ICC sets ball rolling for Ireland, Afghanistan to play Tests
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

As ICC sets the ball rolling for Ireland, Afghanistan to play Tests, those who run the sport in these countries speak.

For England Under-19 team, it’s all play and some school homework
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Every non-match day, England U-19 team-room at the Trident Hotel turns into a virtual classroom for “supervised study sessions”.

Does T20 cricket increase the risk of substance abuse?
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

Andre Russell faces a year-long ban because an independent commission in Jamaica took action for three violations of the whereabouts clause in 2015.

Cricketers face blood testing in anti-doping drive
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

At the ICC Champions Trophy, WADA to introduce ‘smart testing’ which will enable setting up of biological passports of players.

After years in the wilderness, Abhinav Mukund gets a call up as third opener
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

On Tuesday, Abhinav Mukund was given a recall to the Indian squad for the one-off Test against Bangladesh.

Wall Street to Shivaji Park to the BCCI headquarters: Vikram Limaye
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

The veteran finance expert and present CEO and Managing Director of IDFC still lists playing tennis among his foremost interests.

India U-19 trainer Rajesh Sawant dies in sleep
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Rajesh Sawant's last act of the day prior to leaving the stadium was deciding the menu for his players for the following day.

England’s Hare and tortoise tactics: Mixing up the rippers with slower ones
Sat, Jan 28, 2017

A batsman's momentum can be derailed when a fast bowler with a penchant for fiery pace suddenly slow it up.

Wriddhiman Saha rests his case
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Wriddhiman Saha proves his fitness and hunger with a maiden double ton to guide Rest of India to a six-wicket win over Gujarat in Irani Cup.

Irani trophy: Belligerent Wriddhiman Saha puts Parthiv Patel and Co. under the pump
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

In the Irani Trophy, Wriddhiman Saha underlined why he's fast turning into Indian cricket's dependable chameleon.

RP Swing: The story of the man who starred in India’s 2007 World T20 triumph
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

For, close to a year-and-a-half from mid-2006 to early 2008, RP Singh was the man for India.

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