Vivek Krishnan

Robin Uthappa story indicative of Chennai Super Kings's IPL record

While Uthappa of course deserves all the credit for doing the job, the fact that he was persisted with in first place illustrates why CSK have entered their 9th IPL final.

11 Oct 2021

IPL 2021 CSK Vs RR: Rajasthan's royal show overshadows Ruturaj Gaikwad's ton

The 24-year-old, Ruturaj Gaikwad, has been overlooked for India's T20 World Cup campaign of course, but there are few batters timing the ball better than the man from Pune at the moment.

02 Oct 2021

Axe on Ishan Kishan worrying sign for India

Since the resumption of the IPL in the United Arab Emirates, the 23-year-old has been having his travails in a below-par middle-order that is searching desperately for runs and confidence.

28 Sep 2021

IPL 2021: Jadeja cameo helps CSK to beat KKR by two wickets in Abu Dhabi thriller

Chasing a target of 172, CSK top-order batsmen chipped with handy contributions but they wobbled towards the end before Jadeja pulled off the win with an 8-ball 22.

27 Sep 2021

Chennaiyin winger Lallianzuala Chhangte seeks to add end product to his game

A right-footed left-winger who enjoys cutting in from the flank and dribbling past defenders with his bristling energy, what has let the 24-year-old from Mizoram down at times is his end product

25 Sep 2021

Relatively unknown southpaw Venkatesh Iyer produces another solid hand, engineers comfortable win for KKR

The towering reputations in Mumbai's line-up did not seem to faze him one bit. His very first ball on Thursday was disdainfully dispatched to the deep square leg boundary for six.

24 Sep 2021

Not right to criticise Mithali for strike rate, says former teammate Al Khadeer

Ahead of the women's ODI World Cup that is scheduled to be held in March next year, it would be disingenuous to attribute India's problems to Mithali alone.

22 Sep 2021

New Chennaiyin coach Bandovic seeks teamwork to fix lack of killer instinct in front of goal

With their recruiting for the season done, it is up to Bandovic now to get the best out of what he has and help them improve on their eighth-place finish last season

21 Sep 2021

 After gold at nationals, triple jumper Praveen Chithravel keen to get back with foreign coach

Having endured those uncertain periods, Praveen is now hoping to enjoy a consistent run given that he is completely free from the clutches of injury.

20 Sep 2021

IPL 2021 CSK vs MI: Chennai beats Mumbai by 20 runs

The leading protagonist of Chennai's 20-run win on Sunday was Ruturaj Gaikwad, whose unbeaten 88 set the platform for a turnaround after a shaky beginning to the night.

20 Sep 2021

IPL 2021: Familiar foes Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings restart caravan

With the cricket calendar tightly packed and the threat of another wave of COVID always a possibility, the T20 extravaganza seemed certain to be a casualty this year.

19 Sep 2021

CSK vs MI: Unfinished IPL season recommences with 'Clasico' in the desert

In Dubai on Sunday, the surface will be expected to be a little sluggish and should keep the bowlers interested all the way through.

18 Sep 2021

Prime league launched, VFI not amused

“The inaugural season of Pro Volleyball League was held in 2019. After that, we realised that they don’t have the right intentions, which is why the second season was not held,” Choudhary claimed.

16 Sep 2021

National Open Athletics Championship set to be a low-key affair

Kamalpreet Kaur, who is an employee of Railways, had her name in the entry list for women’s discus throw, but she will not be taking part in the event owing to a shoulder and knee injury.

14 Sep 2021

Hard quarantine awaits IPL players flying to UAE from Manchester

Originally, the IPL-bound players were supposed to travel to UAE from Manchester on September 15, a day after the scheduled close of the fifth Test. 

11 Sep 2021