Sriram Veera


India vs England: Hardik Pandya, imposter to poster boy of Indian cricket team
Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Hardik Pandya shows his Test pedigree with a five-for that breaks England’s back and gives India control in third Test.

India vs England 3rd Test, Day 1: After batting rot, sweet spot
Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Virat Kohli (97) and Ajinkya Rahane (81) abstain from driving to help India post a respectable 307 for 6 after being put into bat by England in 3rd Test.

India vs England: Virat Kohli’s side on a burning bridge
Sat, Aug 18, 2018

The Test series is at a vital tipping point: this team has been selected for the first three Tests and if you go down 0-3 in a five-match series, suddenly it might seem the world is against you.

India vs England 2018: Crisis of confidence within Indian camp
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

With the morale of several players shattered, Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli need to do some hand-holding to restore belief.

India vs England: From Oval office, Alec Stewart looks back at a job well done
Thu, Aug 16, 2018

As Director of Cricket at Surrey, Alec Stewart helped in producing players like Sam Curran and Ollie Pope, who have been excellent against India in the ongoing Test series.

India vs England: How James Anderson changed bowling strategies at Lord’s
Wed, Aug 15, 2018

Jimmy Anderson’s bowling was all fingers & wrist in 1st innings. In second, amid relatively less helpful conditions, his brain took over.

India vs England: Lord’s keeper declares, one short of fifty
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Mic Hunt, Lord's head groundsman for the last 49 years, called time on his career after the second Test between India and England.

India vs England 2nd Test: Let’s review Virat Kohli’s decisions
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Some of the calls the skipper Virat Kohli took in the second Test were questionable, and it influenced outcome of the match.

India vs England: Bad back to be proverbial last straw
Mon, Aug 13, 2018

What’s Virat Kohli without his manic intensity? We shall find out in the next Test after the skipper suffered lower back issues at Lord's.

India vs England 2nd Test: Insult and injury as India lose Lord’s Test
Mon, Aug 13, 2018

Muddled team selection and batting inadequacies leave India 2-0 down inside seven days of cricket; Virat Kohli’s back problem compounds misery

India vs England 2nd Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli and Co. laid bare by Jonny Bairstow
Sun, Aug 12, 2018

Jonny Bairstow (93) misses ton but helps Chris Woakes (120*) reach his as England pile misery on Indian bowlers on Day 3

India vs England: Why they want to erect a statue and name a road after James Anderson in Burnley
Sat, Aug 11, 2018

Burnley, a town in northern England which had seen better days in the past, is where James Anderson grew up and cut his teeth in his younger days.

India vs England, 2nd Test Day 2: Lord of swing rules at the home of cricket
Sat, Aug 11, 2018

On a gloomy day, England seamer James Anderson spells doom with a five-for; Indian batsmen come up short again.

India vs England 2nd Test: Rain spoils grand old groundsman’s farewell party
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

The first day of the second Test between India and England was called off due to rain without a single ball being bowled.

India vs England: Years back, his pal took a wager – Alastair Cook would score 10,000 runs
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Friends, who always had faith in England's Alastair Cook, paint the opener as a doting father and obsessive record-breaker.

India vs England 2nd Test: One step forward, two steps back
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

Apart from skipper Virat Kohli, other batsmen betray lack of footwork and judgment on English strips, which they have to address.

India vs England: Dad restless as Moeen Ali’s place in playing XI undecided
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

"Are you nervous, Mr Ali?" That’s what Gary Ballance’s mother told Moeen’s visibly tense father, barely able to watch his son’s Test debut, four years back. With the all-rounder’s place in playing XI undecided for the Lord's Test, the ultimate Cricket Dad is getting restless again

Tales from the nets: Jasprit Bumrah is bowling-fit, but not match-fit
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Here are the takeaways from India's practice session at Lord's on Tuesday, two days before the second Test.

India vs England 2018: White smoke rises for Ollie Pope with England Test team call-up
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

After doing the hard yards in Australia, Surrey's 20-year-old youngster Ollie Pope replaces an out-of-form Dawid Malan for the second Test.

India vs England: R Ashwin adds more loop to his spin bowling
Mon, Aug 06, 2018

Ace spinner R Ashwin goes back to his old style to get more body into play, while adding more loop to his bowling.