Sidharth Monga

Assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

Sikandar Raza belts down the ground

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Lahore

Azhar ton seals first series win in two years

Azhar Ali followed up a 79 in the first ODI with his second ODI hundred - both as captain - to seal only their third successful chase of 250 or more in the last four years

Shoaib Malik laces a drive through the covers

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Lahore

Malik ton, Riaz aggression give Pakistan big win

Return of international cricket to Pakistan might have been fraught with threat of violence, but the first ODI in the country in six years brought about the most non-violent 375 you could imagine, setting up a 41-run win

Parthiv Patel goes for a heave

Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Mohali

Parthiv finds his feet, Johnson slips off his

Momentum has been lacking from Parthiv Patel's T20 game, but in Mohali, he was able to find it in style against the pace of Mitchell Johnson

Virender Sehwag walks back after being dismissed for 11

Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians, IPL 2015, Mohali

Dire Kings XI already in must-win territory

As the IPL reaches its halfway point, Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians find themselves rooted at the bottom of the table, and both teams can't afford to leave any more room for error

Shreyas Iyer and Mayank Agarwal put on 106 for the opening stand

Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2015, Delhi

Two-paced pitches and one-sided games

Forty overs is not enough time for a pitch to wear, but if it is up and down the chasing team has a distinct advantage as Delhi Daredevils showed at Feroz Shah Kotla

India run towards Ishant Sharma after he completes a five-for

India news

Joe Dawes fears for seamers' workload

Joe Dawes, India's former bowling coach, has asked for India to manage the workloads of their fast bowlers better, and also called for better communication between the national team management and the rest of the cricket set-up

Piyush Chawla celebrates the wicket of Brendon McCullum

CSK v KKR, IPL 2015, Chennai

Edged, not attempted, repeat

Plays of the Day from the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Chennai