Sharda Ugra

Sharda Ugra is senior editor at ESPNcricinfo

Jagmohan Dalmiya gestures during a press conference

India news

Gamechanger's back but game itself has changed

He will, now, not be judged on his past as India's most influential cricket administrator but on how he handles two opposing factions led by the same people who ousted him in 2005

England fans partied and the Australians were made to sit and suffer

England cricket overhaul

A bouncer at cricket's soul

The ECB's discussion of four-day Tests is several steps from becoming a reality, but the implications are clear before us

Cover image of S Giridhar and VJ Raghunath's <i>Mid-wicket Tales: From Trumper to Tendulkar</i>

Mid-wicket Tales

Bringing the love back

In an age when commerce has overwritten storytelling about the game, two amateur players and fans put their affection for cricket on the page

R Ashwin celebrates David Warner's wicket

India news

Be more flexible with overseas Test XIs, says Kumble

Anil Kumble, the former India captain, has said that while the team has quality bowlers, their progress has to be monitored season by season, and there has to be a flexible approach to selecting XIs when on tour.

Young fans enjoy the game


Advance Australia diverse

As Australian cricket attempts to keep up with the changing nation around it, South Asian immigrants find a home - at last

Spectators arrive for the AFL second qualifying final match between the Geelong Cats and the St Kilda Saints

Mind games in Melbourne

Stadiums equate to their cities in the casual cricket watcher's imagination. Melbourne does too, but repeat visits amplify its charms

Corruption in the IPL

BCCI elections postponed until January 2015

The BCCI's annual elections have been postponed until January 31, 2015 following a directive from the Supreme Court

A screengrab from a 2009 IPL workshop in which Gurunath Meiyappan's designation is 'Owner, Chennai Super Kings'

Corruption in the IPL

Court gives Srinivasan option between BCCI, CSK

BCCI's sidelined president N Srinivasan was given an option by the Supreme Court to choose between standing for the board election scheduled for December 17 and protecting his investment in the Chennai Super Kings IPL franchise

Corruption in the IPL

No let up for BCCI in Supreme Court

Any penalty 'disenfranchising' teams from the IPL should be carried out by the BCCI, the Supreme Court observed today