Date a guy who puts on his pants one leg at a time

You’ll fall in love with him before the Levi’s advertisement ends. Images of…


Short Story – He loves me not

I’d got one hand on the last copy when she turned the corner into ‘Fiction’,…


Short Story: Dreams that don’t let go

I could tell with him from the start. He wasn’t your average monkey mouth. He…


Being West Block: Victory Speech

We had taken it upon ourselves to bring new faces to the stadium. This wasn’t…


Interview with the founders of Workbench Projects

Varun Shetty's interview with Anupama and Pavan of Workbench Projects about the…


Interview with Santosh Panda, CEO, Explara

Varun Shetty's interview with Santosh Panda, CEO of Explara about ethics,…


Ranji game halted as man drives onto the pitch in Delhi

A man drove into the Palam ground and tried to deliberately swerve in towards…


Suresh Raina’s form mirrors UP’s steady decline

UP was once a hotbed that produced international cricketers like Suresh Raina…


Unmukt Chand’s quest for 1000

Once a bright young wunderkind, he now finds himself having to prove the…


Manzoor Dar goes to the IPL

As Jammu and Kashmir's sole representative gets ready for the league, so does…


From net bowler to frontline quick – the Prasidh Krishna story

The 22-year old explains his rise from obscurity as he prepares to play the IPL…


The Sunil Narine journey, from pinch-hitter to allrounder

How did the nothing-to-lose experiment of 2017 turn into a vital part of…


Captain Karthik, and the new KKR

Taking over from Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik has reshaped the team in his…


A Royal lesson in how not to T20

Not bowling out one of the team's best spinners, failing to chase 169 after…


Rashid Khan found out? Not a chance

Rashid's efficiency was questioned when he was hit for 55 and 49 in consecutive…


Cricket Captain 2018: The game that keeps on giving

Cricket Captain 2018 offers more of the same, with some improvements


Mitchell Marsh ready for captaincy gig in India

He's battled more injuries than most, and the allrounder who was touted as a…


Siraj extends red-hot streak by ‘not trying anything new’

Overcoming a poor start in international cricket and an unimpressive IPL season…


Back home after disappointment, Kuldeep Yadav searches for rhythm

The wristspinner has barely played any first-class cricket since his Test…


Kurtis Patterson ‘frustrated’ at not converting starts

The opener has looked Australia A's best batsman in India, but hasn't pushed…


Tremain focuses on how to take wickets in trying conditions

The fast bowler is on his third trip to India and found some similarities…


KS Bharat: the keeper knocking on destiny’s door

He didn't keep wicket till he was almost out of his teens, but KS Bharat could…


Virat Kohli backs Ambati Rayudu for the No. 4 spot

The India captain says that giving Rayudu enough game-time between now and the…


Assam’s new stadium geared for ODI debut after several troubles

The Barsapara Stadium was not in good shape two days out from the India-West…


India’s top three showing unprecedented superiority

Their dominance is comparable on the surface to Ricky Ponting's Australian team…


Chris Gayle’s absence is background noise for realist Jason Holder

The World Cup door isn't yet shut on the Jamaican opener, but West Indies'…


Hetmyer, Hope crucial to West Indies’ ODI blueprint

Both players have games tailor-made for the modern-day ODI bash, but should…


The Dhoni plan that worked to Hope’s advantage

Umesh Yadav had stuck to a full and straight plan for the first five balls of…


Stuart Law: There’s skill in the Caribbean. Just need to get them fit and strong

West Indies coach Stuart Law believes he was able change his players' attitude…


How Virat Kohli passed 10,000 ODI runs with an unusual innings

The India captain was reprieved on 44 and couldn't find the boundary regularly,…


Virat Kohli can’t do everything

With 14 overs to go and 90 runs to get, Virat Kohli, for once, couldn't finish…


Didn’t think of a double-hundred at any point – Rohit Sharma

The India opener said he wasn't eyeing a fourth double-century though Rayudu…


Ambati Rayudu breaks India’s middle-order drought

He became the first batsman from outside the top three to score an ODI hundred…


‘Dhoni still a very integral part of this team’ – Kohli

India captain says Dhoni is trying to help the younger players by giving them…


‘I can see the West Indies Test team go up to No. 4’ – Jason Holder

The West Indies captain talks about managing a young team, dealing with the…


Five questions for West Indies before the 2019 World Cup

Who are their openers? Their third and fourth bowlers? And who might their…


Hayley Matthews helps West Indies women storm into semi-finals

Sri Lanka were caned by Hayley Matthews, first with the bat at the start of the…


Love Sport Radio spot – England v Sri Lanka

I was live on Love Sport Radio UK to talk about the Test match between England…


Bhuvneshwar or Shami – who will be India’s second seamer?

There's little to separate the two at the moment, making it a happy selection…


More ODIs ahead of World Cup would’ve been logical – Virat Kohli

The Indian captain has also sounded a warning about not slipping into 'bad…


ESPNcricinfo Awards 2018: Boom. Hurrah.

Jasprit Bumrah brought a seemingly dead pitch alive in Melbourne to give India…


Two overs of genius from Glenn Maxwell

The two T20Is turned into the Maxwell show as a brilliantly calculated hundred…


India must use Krunal Pandya like Mumbai Indians do

He must bat in the top five in T20Is, with a second allrounder in the XI to add…


‘Humbled’ KL Rahul uses suspension time to work on technique

The India opener said that his time off from international cricket was spent…


Greatest World Cup matches: Houdini in Mohali

One amazing escape in a do-or-die game, fine - but two? Warne and friends did…


Greatest World Cup matches: Heart-stopping, heartbreaking

Few one-dayers have matched this 2015 semi-final for emotional intensity


Batsmen see Afghanistan through to historic maiden Test win

Rahmat Shah made his second fifty of the match and put on a century stand for…


RCB look strong as ever, but might struggle with team balance

With Shimron Hetmyer and Marcus Stoinis joining the pack, Virat Kohli's team…


Super Kings v Royal Challengers: The derby dossier

It's been a while since this blockbuster came round to the MA Chidambaram…


How Chennai Super Kings kept the whistle alive

Varun Shetty explores the uniquely symbiotic relationship between the IPL's…


Don’t care if I’m judged on not winning the IPL – Virat Kohli

'Obviously, you want to win," the RCB captain said in response to criticism of…


Harbhajan Singh turns back the clock

The offspinner endured his worst IPL last season, and had hardly played serious…


Batting beauties

From the minimal to the monstrous, these five bat stickers go to show that…


Vintage MS Dhoni turns the tables as Rajasthan Royals fall to third defeat

A vintage MS Dhoni innings and a nerveless last over from Dwayne Bravo helped…


‘Stats could hide more than they show’ – Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India and Sunrisers Hyderabad senior fast bowler tells Varun Shetty he has…


‘We’ve won more overs than we’ve lost’ – Tom Moody

Sunrisers coach says he doesn't blame the mid-season meltdown on the leadership…


Ambati Rayudu v Vijay Shankar – the non-fight after the mega hype

In the same week one took the other's place in India's World Cup squad, they…


Sunrisers’ vintage bowling attack takes them back to winning ways

After three successive losses, they relied on the depth in their attack, some…


Billy Stanlake uses IPL downtime to level up

The Australian fast bowler is happy to use the lack of game time to fine tune…


Bairstow backs Sunrisers’ underemployed middle order

The middle-order batsmen have fluffed their lines a few times but lack of…


A fingerspinner has to turn the ball to get wickets – Shakib

Bangladesh's Test and T20 captain tells Varun Shetty how he keeps pace in a…


No complaints from Andre Russell about batting position – Karthik

The Knight Riders captain also added that it was "unfair" to say his team was…


Jonny Bairstow relishes his fabulous Indian summer

The Sunrisers Hyderabad opener talks about his debut IPL season, his…


RCB exit report: plagued by over reliance on big names

The worst bowling averages in the last five overs of IPL 2019 are only one of…


After an odd April, it’s time for some serious Rashid Khan magic

Batsmen have become used to playing Rashid Khan out at run-a-ball and going…


Combination confusion: the Vijay question, and Morris v Boult

Capitals also need to make a choice between the two Colins - Ingram and Munro -…


Delhi Capitals and the madness of youth

Shaw and Pant smashed Sunrisers' attack on a tough pitch and, after a wobble,…


‘Dream season for us and it’s just the start’ – Shreyas Iyer

Iyer said a bit of bad planning during their batting innings cost Capitals in…


Big match, high stakes? Better call Faf

Faf du Plessis brought his trademark patience and resilience to the fore…


Love Sport Radio spot – World Cup 2019

I was live on Love Sport Radio UK to provide an Indian perspective on the World…


I must tell you – Season two

Would it even be I Must Tell You if every third edition wasn't a comeback?


I must tell you – No big deal

Being rejected or aggressively snapped out of a phase is a tiny blemish. I…


I must tell you – The Nightingales

Ain't nothing better in the world than watching an incompetent piano solo. More…


I must tell you – GMT minus life

Week after week, my fear of not having something comical to report to you gets…


I must tell you – One man’s trash

What works for Gaiman doesn't work for Shetty