Ashok Venugopal

India vs West Indies 3rd T20: Last ball but not too late for the Men in Blue

Khaleel Ahmed showed promise in the first three overs, but messed it up in the final one by conceding 23 runs.

12 Nov 2018

Pays to be orthodox in days of hit & fun

The TNCA league’s contribution to Indian cricket has been immense.

10 Nov 2018

With fire in the belly, carlos hopes to relive 2016 fireworks

When one hears the name Carlos Brathwaite, the first image that comes to mind is of his four consecutive sixes that helped the West Indies win the 2016 WT20.

10 Nov 2018

Of board games, lure of T20s and untapped talent

Coach Stuart Law (in pic) was naturally disappointed with his team’s show.

09 Nov 2018

Dead rubber, but pitch perfect for run-fest

MS Dhoni, one of India’s most successful captains, has often said that he would like to carry the wicket at MA Chidambaram Stadium with him.

09 Nov 2018

National stars buoy new-look Tamil Nadu’s Ranji hopes

Tamil Nadu selection committee chairman S Sharath is confident of a better show from the Baba Indrajith led-side in Ranji Trophy.

25 Oct 2018

Struggles aside, Praveen Chitravel jumps to glory at Youth Olympics

Praveen cleared a distance of 15.68m to finish fifth in the Stage 2 competition on Tuesday night.

18 Oct 2018

Stop bragging and keep learning: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi to Virat Kohli

Bishan Singh Bedi lauded Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked up his 500th first-class wicket against West Indies in Hyderabad.

13 Oct 2018

Prithvi Shaw, Murali Vijay should play in Australia: Gundappa Viswanath

Gundappa Viswanath batted for Murali Vijay’s inclusion for the team’s tour Down Under next month.

13 Oct 2018

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Tamil Nadu chief selector Sharath rues absence of all-rounders for teams failure

 The Tamil Nadu team management and the selectors are not happy with the way the team performed in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

11 Oct 2018

Vijay Hazare Trophy: All-round show by Haryana ends Tamil Nadu’s campaign

Choosing to bat on a placid IIT-Chemplast track, Haryana, despite getting off to a decent start, appeared to throw it away.

10 Oct 2018

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Battle plan goes awry as Jammu and Kashmir shocks Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu suffered a shock loss in Vijay Hazare Trophy on Sunday, being bested by Jammu & Kashmir with four wickets to spare at MA Chidambaram Stadium.

08 Oct 2018

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Rhythm after injury blues for Washington Sundar in comeback match

A couple of days before their Vijay Hazare Trophy clash aga­i­nst Tripura, Tamil Nadu had rece­ived a big boost, with Murali Vijay and Washington Sundar returning to their ranks.

04 Oct 2018

Cricketers to be feted on MA Chidambaram’s centenary

The birth centenary of late MA Chidambaram, former BCCI and Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) president, will be celebrated in a grand manner next Friday in the city.

03 Oct 2018

Aggressive Abhinav helps TN make short work of Bengal

Despite the national team showing an inclination for aggressive openers, Abhinav feels that sticking to his strengths is the way to go for making that cut.

01 Oct 2018