Nikita Bastian

Nikita Bastian is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo

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

M Vijay and Michael Hussey added 159 for the first wicket

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2014 preview

Off-field anxieties for strong CSK

Chennai Super Kings have played in five IPL finals in six years. Even after a reshuffle, the team is well placed to push hard for the title, but only if it can shed the baggage of a nightmare year off the field

England v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Jadenfreude at the World T20

Tweet report for the World T20 game between England and Sri Lanka

Serena Williams and Venus Williams try their hand at cricket

Murali runs into the Williams sisters

Big-hitting Melbourne Renegades captain Aaron Finch has indicated he wouldn't mind dropping down the order for his team. Why? Because he has come across a couple of mightier hitters of the cricket ball than himself

The Sunil-Rohan Gavaskar partnership

We've all heard or read about the pressure on famous cricketing sons to live up to their family names on the field. But what happens when a son finds himself in same commentary box as his famous father?