Alagappan Muthu

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


Something's missing, but Sunil Narine keeps finding a way
Something's missing, but Sunil Narine keeps finding a way

The intense scrutiny of his action has taken away the big turn, but he's reinvented himself and remains hugely influential

Live Report - Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Live Report - Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Get your dose of analysis, stats and colour from Abu Dhabi on ESPNcricinfo's live blog

Rahul, Livingstone, Lewis headline six-hitters showdown
Rahul, Livingstone, Lewis headline six-hitters showdown

Two teams with exceptional batting muscle will look to clamber out of the mid-table spots when they meet in Dubai

England need batting boost to stop India making history
England need batting boost to stop India making history

Only once has an Indian team left an England tour having won more than a single Test match

KKR look to fix opening issues, RCB face spin questions
KKR look to fix opening issues, RCB face spin questions

There could be a case for Tripathi batting up the KKR order and RCB being slightly cautious against Narine

Inconsistent Punjab Kings face uphill challenge against Royal Challengers Bangalore's superstar batters
Inconsistent Punjab Kings face uphill challenge against Royal Challengers Bangalore's superstar batters

With AB de Villiers on fire and Harshal Patel running away with the purple cap, RCB will fancy their chances

Fireworks loom as high-flying Capitals, Royal Challengers head to Motera
Fireworks loom as high-flying Capitals, Royal Challengers head to Motera

The season's quickest scoring powerplay teams could have a lot more bite on a truer surface

Pant takes Capitals to victory in Super Over after Williamson helps Sunrisers tie the match
Pant takes Capitals to victory in Super Over after Williamson helps Sunrisers tie the match

Rashid Khan couldn't defend seven in the Super Over

Chris Morris, Sanju Samson take Rajasthan Royals to convincing win
Chris Morris, Sanju Samson take Rajasthan Royals to convincing win

The Kolkata Knight Riders shackle themselves to the bottom of the points table with a confused batting display

Devdutt Padikkal shows off his strengths in 'flawless innings'
Devdutt Padikkal shows off his strengths in 'flawless innings'

Young RCB batter was "hurt" to miss out earlier when he was down with Covid-19, but now he's making up for it

Padikkal 101*, Kohli 72* flatten Royals in ten-wicket win
Padikkal 101*, Kohli 72* flatten Royals in ten-wicket win

Siraj ended with 3 for 27 that dented the Royals top order early

Inconsistent Rajasthan Royals look to break Royal Challengers Bangalore's unbeaten run
Inconsistent Rajasthan Royals look to break Royal Challengers Bangalore's unbeaten run

Sanju Samson's side will need to find a recipe for success. And soon

IPL 2021, match highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals
IPL 2021, match highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals

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Talking points: What was Amit Mishra's secret for success?
Talking points: What was Amit Mishra's secret for success?

Why Lalit Yadav batted ahead of Rishabh Pant, and why was there no soft signal used tonight

Batting depth, spin twins Moeen Ali and Ravindra Jadeja seal it for Chennai Super Kings
Batting depth, spin twins Moeen Ali and Ravindra Jadeja seal it for Chennai Super Kings

With Royals slipping from 87 for 2 to 95 for 7, they were beaten long before the match ended

Talking Points: What makes de Villiers the best at the death?
Talking Points: What makes de Villiers the best at the death?

What's changed for Maxwell, and are the Knight Riders wasting Shakib?

IPL 2021, match highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2021, match highlights: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders

Updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog

Monster talent on show as Capitals, Royals go head to head
Monster talent on show as Capitals, Royals go head to head

Royals face selection dilemma with injured Stokes out

It's Pant vs Dhoni as Super Kings try to fight off ring rust
It's Pant vs Dhoni as Super Kings try to fight off ring rust

The Capitals, meanwhile, will be without their death-overs duo of Nortje and Rabada

ICC cricket committee makes key change to lbw reviews in DRS
ICC cricket committee makes key change to lbw reviews in DRS

The "wicket zone" will now be extended all the way to the top of the bails. Previously it stopped at the bottom of the bails