Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Bharat Sundaresan

Principal Correspondent (Features)

Sunil Narine bowls Super Over maiden
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

Twelve was what Red Steel needed in the SO.

Why do sportsmen let anger get the better of them?
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

It's rather surprising why professional sportsmen of the highest order fail to control their raw emotions from overpowering them.

Acidity catches grappler Narsingh Yadav off guard
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

Asian Games kabaddi champion felt compelled to let out while appearing for an exam for the post of DSP.

India depart with baggage
Sun, Jun 22, 2014

MS Dhoni & Co. leave for five-Test series in England hoping for first Test win overseas in 3 years

FIFA World Cup: Flea, Noodle, Tiny … intimidating stars, underwhelming names
Tue, Jun 10, 2014

Argentina player Lionel Messi is endearingly — and aptly — referred to as ‘the atomic flea’.

From ‘outsider’ to leader
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

En route to being handed the reins of the Test team, Amla has had to overcome the ‘outsider’ tag at every step.

IPL 7: The return of a King
Sat, May 31, 2014

After Sehwag turns back clock with 122, KXIP survive a 25-ball 87 by CSK’s Raina to make first IPL final.

IPL 7: ‘Papa, why are you getting out? Friends tease me’
Sat, May 31, 2014

Virender Sehwag reveals promising his son, who was getting bullied at school for his dad’s poor form, a big knock.

IPL 7: Present vs continuous
Fri, May 30, 2014

Team of IPL 7, Punjab, face the league’s most successful team, Chennai, in do or die Qualifier 2 at Wankhede.

IPL 7: No miracle this time around
Thu, May 29, 2014

Defending champions exit IPL after losing Eliminator to Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets.

Catch MI if you can
Wed, May 28, 2014

Chennai have difficult task of curbing Mumbai’s new-found momentum in Eliminator.

Cock of the walk to feather dusters: How Mumbai Indians got pushed over
Sun, May 18, 2014

MI spent $1 million on Maxwell, IPL 7 orange cap holder, in last year's auction and made him warm the bench.

Sammy will keep s(w)inging
Thu, May 15, 2014

Sammy managed to accomplish what a succession of high-profile skippers had failed to do

How many cooks for the broth
Sun, May 04, 2014

Coaches and captains in the IPL don't have that luxury during their short, hectic and pressure-packed seasons.

IPL 7: A first for Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab
Sun, May 04, 2014

Defending champs MI post their maiden win of the edition, in the process ending KXIP’s unbeaten run.

IPL 7: Embarrassment despite riches
Sat, May 03, 2014

Spending on big names hasn’t really worked for Mumbai Indians as they stay bottom.

Leading, without the edge
Thu, May 08, 2014

In RCB’s next match, it was umpire Billy Bowden’s turn to face Kohli’s wrath after a dubious lbw decision.

The elite club that opened up slowly in 100 years of solitude
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

Eighty years on, Bombay Gymkhana’s iconic country-house style landscape has hardly changed. But that is certainly not the case with regards to the club’s demographics.

IPL 7: Turning up late
Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Shane Watson, at ease with both bat and ball, discusses the tricks of the trade with Bharat Sundaresan.

Once upon a time in Sharjah
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

The desert venue has seen it all in the 80s, the era when Ind-Pak games attracted a lot of media attention.

James Faulkner fires up West Indies
Wed, Apr 02, 2014

James Faulkner had given Darren Sammy & Co their own ‘Babylon’ to fight for.

We got lucky with Mitchell Johnson since IPL 7 could be played in South Africa: Sanjay Bangar
Sun, Feb 16, 2014

Taking over the reins at Kings XI Punjab, this will be Sanjay Bangar’s first stint as an IPL franchise coach.

I asked my wife to stop joking when she said Rs 3.75 crore, says ‘crorepati’ Karn Sharma
Fri, Feb 14, 2014

Karn Sharma was relieved to hear about being retained by Sunrisers Hyderbad during the IPL 7 auction,

India missed a captain’s knock from Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Wed, Jan 01, 2014

Having dropped Ashwin for the 2nd Test,the onus was on Dhoni to take up more responsibility.

India defeated but not deflated
Wed, Jan 01, 2014

With 0-1 series loss,India's batting line-up return home from SA with the reputations enhanced.

How Durban centurion Pravin Amre prepared Ajinkya Rahane for big test
Tue, Dec 31, 2013

Rahane had just narrowly missed out on joining Amre on the honours board at Kingsmead.

Jacques Kallis’ send-off party
Tue, Dec 31, 2013

Steyn,Peterson combine to bowl-out India for 223; SA register 10-wicket win to pocket the series.

After six-for,Dale Steyn the batsman frustrates India
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

It was Dale Steyn's gung-ho knock that returned the momentum to South Africa.

On final day,an examination: India will have to survive on 5th day Durban track
Mon, Dec 30, 2013

India will require a lot more of stubborn defence,along with Kohli's steadfast approach.

Jacques Kallis’ final hurrah drives South Africa
Sun, Dec 29, 2013

Kallis' entrance to the crease on Saturday did have a royal touch to it.

India’s replacement killer: Ravindra Jadeja spins out four wickets
Sun, Dec 29, 2013

Jadeja spins out four wickets as South Africa close in on visitors' first innings score.

Different takes on same pitch
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

Even the virtual world was taking digs at the Kingsmead wicket.

Dale Steyn,the return of the native
Sat, Dec 28, 2013

After going wicket-less in first Test and on Day One,pacer picks up six to keep India to 334.

Murali Vijay,Cheteshwar Pujara: Steyn removers
Fri, Dec 27, 2013

Unbeaten stand ensures Steyn remains wicketless for 68 overs in series.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni picks Ravindra Jadeja over offie Ravichandran Ashwin
Fri, Dec 27, 2013

This is not the first time that Dhoni has opted for Jadeja over a regular spinner.

‘Available for selection’,Morne Morkel hits ground running
Thu, Dec 26, 2013

Morkel was put through the grind by trainer Gregory King during the fitness test.