Veturi Srivatsa

Old is bold: Thirties the new prime in modern one-day cricket

Who says cricket’s shorter formats are for young legs? Look at the number of 30-plus players around the world making the difference to their teams’ fortunes.

17 Jan 2019

With smile on faces, Kohli & Co prove point in kangaroo country

Kohli was at ease in Australia, with no trace of tension on his face during this series. He was all milk and honey with scribes.

10 Jan 2019

History beckons Kohli as India gear up for final push against Australia

Kohli should fondly remember the 2014 tour because it was in Sydney that he took over as captain after MS Dhoni announced his retirement from Tests.

03 Jan 2019

In a spin, this way or the other

India’s 146-run defeat in the second Test in Perth is seen as major news for more reasons than one. 

20 Dec 2018

India vs Australia Test series: Success of Indian pace-spin combo most heartening

This is not the first time India have gone one up in a Test series overseas.

13 Dec 2018

Pandya absence affects plans, but no need to panic

A fter the T20 match against Australia, there is so much for the team management to worry about.

23 Nov 2018

Wagers will again be on Kohli & Co winning in Australia

In politics and cricket, winnability is a factor.In this season of elections, an individual’s ability to win is touted as the prime reason for picking him or her.

16 Nov 2018

Of Virat Kohli taunt, Rohit tons & tour Down Under

Virat Kohli has found a way to be in the news when he is not playing international cricket and not watching Rohit Sharma entertain crowds in his absence.

08 Nov 2018

Rise of Rayudu and Khaleel real gains for Men in Blue

India winning the five-match ODI series against West Indies was never in doubt, only the margin was speculated.

02 Nov 2018

Governments, not boards, should take corruption in cricket seriously

Television channels digging up corruption in world cricket through sting operations is nothing new.

25 Oct 2018

WAGs move welcome, time to address other issues

There is so much happening in Indian cricket right now.

18 Oct 2018

World Cup not far away, but India’s batting line-up still in flux

Now that the India Test team is playing in familiar home surroundings, the focus has shifted to the 2019 World Cup in England.

12 Oct 2018

Tough selection choices in store before Oz tour

After tours of South Africa and England, India do not seem to be all that bothered about their two-Test home series against West Indies.

04 Oct 2018

Afghan arrival welcome, India still team to beat

The team that stood out is Afghanistan though they didn’t qualify for the final. The next best thing to happen is Bangladesh, which lost to India by three wickets in a thrilling final.

30 Sep 2018

Afghan arrival welcome, India still team to beat

The Asia Cup is a lot keener today with Bangladesh and Afghanistan becoming forces to reckon.

28 Sep 2018