Alagappan Muthu

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


India must shake New Zealand off plan A to stay alive
India must shake New Zealand off plan A to stay alive

Kohli's men, 1-0 down, will want to amp up the pressure on the hosts' more inexperienced batsmen

Kane Williamson 95 in vain as Rohit Sharma bosses it in the Super Over
Kane Williamson 95 in vain as Rohit Sharma bosses it in the Super Over

A fantastic game finally ended in heart-breaking fashion for New Zealand as they conceded the series

In Shreyas Iyer, India finally have a No. 4 again
In Shreyas Iyer, India finally have a No. 4 again

He walked in under pressure and walked out with his reputation enhanced

Joseph, Pollard, Walsh and Pooran break Ireland hearts
Joseph, Pollard, Walsh and Pooran break Ireland hearts

A see-sawing contest in Bridgetown ended up in the hosts favour as Ireland were left to rue some missed opportunities

'I'm still having therapy from that Boxing Day Test match in 1987'
'I'm still having therapy from that Boxing Day Test match in 1987'

Danny Morrison, Mike Whitney and Tony Dodemaide remember the last time New Zealand played a Boxing Day Test at the MCG. It was a thriller

Burns, Labuschagne fifties push Australia's lead to 417
Burns, Labuschagne fifties push Australia's lead to 417

Earlier, a Mitchell Starc five-for had knocked over New Zealand for 166

Gayle's fifty in his 400th T20 in vain as AB de Villiers and Tom Curran stun Jozi Stars
Gayle's fifty in his 400th T20 in vain as AB de Villiers and Tom Curran stun Jozi Stars

The defending champions are still winless after six games this season

Fashionably late, India and Bangladesh join the pink parade
Fashionably late, India and Bangladesh join the pink parade

Both teams are set to make their day-night Test debut, with Bangladesh's backs firmly to the wall

Mohammed Shami caps seamers' show as India win big
Mohammed Shami caps seamers' show as India win big

They blew Bangladesh away in three days by an innings and 130 runs

Mayank Agarwal's 243 caps India's 407-run day of dominance
Mayank Agarwal's 243 caps India's 407-run day of dominance

Ajinkya Rahane made 86, and Ravindra Jadeja his now-customary fifty as Bangladesh's bowlers were taken to the cleaners

Mohammed Shami puts on a show as India floor Bangladesh
Mohammed Shami puts on a show as India floor Bangladesh

The pacers took seven Bangladesh wickets before Pujara, Agarwal extended India's domination

Live Report - India v Bangladesh, 1st Test
Live Report - India v Bangladesh, 1st Test

ESPNcricinfo's live updates on the Indore Test

Plunket Shield round-up: Lockie Ferguson and Neil Wagner let it rip
Plunket Shield round-up: Lockie Ferguson and Neil Wagner let it rip

Recapping the final round of the Plunket Shield

Plunket Shield round-up: Latham hits 224, Wagner and Boult sound warning
Plunket Shield round-up: Latham hits 224, Wagner and Boult sound warning

All the action from the second round of the Plunket Shield

Tim Seifert, the top-order outsider looking in for New Zealand
Tim Seifert, the top-order outsider looking in for New Zealand

The X-factor player can be a value add for New Zealand in the T20 World Cup, but can he find a spot in the XI?

Faf du Plessis suggests doing away with the toss in Test cricket
Faf du Plessis suggests doing away with the toss in Test cricket

The South Africa captain says it would help teams be more competitive when they travel away from home

Plunket Shield round-up: Nicholls' hundred, Eden Park thriller and Conway-watch
Plunket Shield round-up: Nicholls' hundred, Eden Park thriller and Conway-watch

A look at the things that caught the eye as New Zealand's first-class got underway

Missing Dale-a in the time of India v South Africa
Missing Dale-a in the time of India v South Africa

Scenes from an alternate universe where Dale Steyn is playing Tests, and charging in to bowl at Virat Kohli

Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up to India Test squad, Rohit Sharma picked as opener
Shubman Gill gets maiden call-up to India Test squad, Rohit Sharma picked as opener

KL Rahul and Umesh Yadav are the only players to be left out from the squad that beat the West Indies recently

'Don't think us batsmen have lived up to the standard' - Virat Kohli
'Don't think us batsmen have lived up to the standard' - Virat Kohli

The India captain also believes competition in Test cricket has gone up at least two-fold over the last couple of years