S Rajesh

MAY 10, 2014

Daredevils' blunt bowling

Daredevils' bowling average of 46.28 isn't just the worst for any team this season; it's the worst by any team in any IPL season, and by quite a distance
Blunt weapon: Delhi Daredevils average 3.5 wickets per match © BCCI
MAY 07, 2014

A rare Narine flop

Sunil Narine was taken for more than nine runs an over for only the third time in his IPL career in the match against Delhi Daredevils
MAY 06, 2014

Mumbai's opening woes

In six matches, Mumbai Indians have tried out four different opening combinations in their search for the perfect pair, but so far, the returns have only been diminishing
MAY 05, 2014

KKR's house of cards

Kolkata Knight Riders lost six wickets for two runs against Rajasthan Royals, the worst such collapse in the IPL
MAY 04, 2014

Amit Mishra's nightmarish IPL 2014

One of the best bowlers of the last six IPL seasons, Amit Mishra has had a tough start to IPL 2014, reaching a few not-so-flattering landmarks
MAY 23, 2012

Mumbai and Chennai's powerplay blues

The IPL eliminator match in Bangalore will be between two teams which have struggled in the first six overs - one with the bat, the other with the ball
MAY 14, 2012

Tough road ahead for Super Kings

Sunday’s results, with wins for Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, has put the pressure right back on Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings
MAY 05, 2012

Virat Kohli batting in slow gear

Virat Kohli came into IPL 2012 in the form of his life
APRIL 20, 2012

The last-over blitz

The overall run rate in IPL 2012 is so far a fairly middling 7.69, but there’ve been some sizzling last-over performances, especially by teams batting second
APRIL 21, 2010

Two veterans and two young guns

From two spin partners who are now IPL adversaries to two long-time openers who’ll be pitted against each other
APRIL 20, 2010

Battle of the spin giants

Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh have been on the same side for years; this time they'll be adversaries, each trying to take his team to the IPL final
APRIL 16, 2010

Tendulkar v Kallis

A stats analysis of the two leading run-scorers in IPL 2010
APRIL 14, 2010

Why all isn't lost for Kolkata yet

Kolkata’s heavy defeat against Chennai have considerably set back their chances of a semi-final berth, but all isn’t yet lost for Sourav Ganguly and Co
APRIL 13, 2010

The toughest venue to score boundaries

A look at the fours and sixes struck at each venue in IPL 2010
APRIL 12, 2010

Inconsistent Manish Pandey

The success of Bangalore’s top order has been one of the key reasons for their good performance this season, but while Jacques Kallis has been amazingly consistent, Manish Pandey, his opening partner in most matches, has struggled every time
APRIL 07, 2010

Worst in the last five

Kings XI Punjab sunk to another low in their most recent game against Rajasthan Royals : their IPL campaign is already going horribly wrong, and they didn’t help matters by making a meal of their last five overs with the bat
APRIL 06, 2010

The best venues for pace and spin

A look at the performances of fast bowlers and spinners at each venue in IPL 2010
APRIL 05, 2010

Chennai sixes versus Mumbai fours

Tuesday's match will be between the team which has hit the most sixes and the one that has the most fours
APRIL 04, 2010

The poorest finishers

Deccan Chargers have been terrible with both bat and ball in the last six overs in IPL 2010
MARCH 26, 2010

The most six-happy team in IPL

Deccan Chargers hit 99 sixes in IPL 2, and this year they're on course to become the first team to hit 100 sixes in a tournament