Nikita Bastian

Nikita Bastian is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo

Dhoni finished the chase with a pulled six

India v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Group B, Auckland

Dhoni breaks down the chase method

After leading India to a six-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the final group match of the World Cup, MS Dhoni said that breaking the target down into smaller goals was the key in handling high-pressure situations

India v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Group B, Auckland

Mire's confusion, Mohit's doubt

Plays of the Day from the India v Zimbabwe World Cup 2015 Group B match, in Auckland

Pakistan get together after a wicket

Pakistan v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Auckland

Pakistan body language holds clue to win

Pakistan's intensity levels in the field against South Africa were sky high; on display was the kind of confidence and aggression they would need to get a second wind in the tournament

Steyn leaps in the air to catch Ahmed Shehzad

Pakistan v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Auckland

Steyn takes flight, and a battle of Goliaths

Plays of the Day from the Pakistan v South Africa World Cup 2015 Group B match, in Auckland

Kerala bowler Perumparambath Anthaf took four wickets

Kerala v Hyderabad, Ranji Trophy, Group C, Wayanad, 1st day

Lower order props up Hyderabad

After a see-sawing day's cricket at Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad, hosts Kerala and Hyderabad emerged on equal terms, courtesy an unbroken stand of 71 between Nos. 8 and 9 Ibrahim Khaleel and Ashish Reddy

Rory Kleinveldt fumbles the ball

Barbados Tridents v Cape Cobras, CLT20, Group B, Mohali

Cape Cobras in fight for survival

To make the semis, Cape Cobras will have to win this game by a big margin, do the same in their next, and then hope other results go their way; Barbados Tridents will be hoping to win, so that they keep their chances of progressing in their own hands

Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith put on 85 for the first wicket

Champions League T20 2014

Can Super Kings' bowlers match their batsmen?

Chennai Super Kings are always counted among tournament favourites and it will be no different this time, especially should their bowling click

Suresh Raina raises the bat after reaching his fifty

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2014 review

Bowling confines CSK to below-par third

Chennai Super Kings finished in bronze position for their joint-worst showing in seven seasons. Once again, it was primarily their pacers who came up short

Sunil Narine was on song again, taking 4 for 20

Delhi look for first points against confident Kolkata

Delhi and Kolkata have got off to contrasting starts in the league. Now, Kolkata will want to build on a good start, while Delhi will want to get on the points table without further delay