Williamson sweeps awards in series win
Williamson sweeps awards in series win

Kane Williamson's sixth straight 50-plus score in ODIs lifted New Zealand to 273 for 6, but legspinner Graeme Cremer and offspinner John Nyumbu took 5 for 96 between them to prevent the visitors from making so much more

Sairaj Bahutule to coach Bengal
Sairaj Bahutule to coach Bengal

Sairaj Bahutule, the former India legspinner, has been named coach of Bengal for a two-year period

McCullum's persistence, and the super slow slower ball
McCullum's persistence, and the super slow slower ball

Plays of the day from the first ODI between Zimbabwe and New Zealand in Harare

Ervine ton lifts Zimbabwe to stirring win
Ervine ton lifts Zimbabwe to stirring win

At the halfway stage in Harare, faced with a target of 304, Zimbabwe looked like they might add to their long list of recent losses, but they came out fighting and it paid off

Chibhabha, Cremer set up maiden T20 win over India
Chibhabha, Cremer set up maiden T20 win over India

Chamu Chibhabha and Graeme Cremer played starring roles as Zimbabwe finally coalesced their different strengths into a functional, all-round performance to trip up India by 10 runs in the second T20 international

India top order, spinners muzzle Zimbabwe
India top order, spinners muzzle Zimbabwe

India didn't have to exert a lot as they muzzled Zimbabwe's challenge by 54 runs in the first T20 international and continued to remain unbeaten on the tour

Super Kings owners look headed for appeal
Super Kings owners look headed for appeal

A senior official of India Cements, the company that owns Chennai Super Kings, has said the franchise was likely to appeal the quantum of punishment imposed on it by the Lodha Committee

Franchises hunker down as brand value takes a hit
Franchises hunker down as brand value takes a hit

For Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, Tuesday's judgement was far worse than the franchises expected and the initial reaction was to hunker down, close ranks and reflect on the situation rather than react

Aparajith, Shankar eager for Dravid advice
Aparajith, Shankar eager for Dravid advice

B Aparajith and Vijay Shankar are looking forward to the prospect of working with India A coach Rahul Dravid and picking up various inputs

Nostalgic in Kolkata
Nostalgic in Kolkata

Our correspondent heads to the city of his childhood, via MS Dhoni's home town

Skillful CSK wobble at the final hurdle
Skillful CSK wobble at the final hurdle

Sticking to a set formula has worked in the past for Chennai Super Kings and it helped them top the league stages, but things didn't go so well in play-offs of IPL 2015

Going against the grain
Going against the grain

Mumbai Indians took the final by the scruff of the neck and left the Chennai Super Kings with too much to do on a wicket that had slowed down over the course of the game

Michael Hussey, Super Kings' consummate team man
Michael Hussey, Super Kings' consummate team man

Having run the drinks and provided sideline advice for most of the season, Michael Hussey needed only three innings to make a telling impact on Chennai Super Kings' campaign

Loyalty and security help Super Kings thrive
Loyalty and security help Super Kings thrive

Chennai Super Kings have made the knockout stages of every IPL season, and have won the tournament twice. Ahead of their sixth final, ESPNcricinfo looks at why Super Kings are a formidable knockout opponent

Resilient Super Kings face red hot Mumbai
Resilient Super Kings face red hot Mumbai

Two of the most successful teams in IPL history meet at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Chennai Super Kings are known to raise their games in the crunch but Mumbai Indians are in top form

Top order, bowling give RCB memorable season
Top order, bowling give RCB memorable season

Royal Challengers Bangalore put up significantly better performances compared to last year, but still have areas of concern to address come next season

Super Kings tie up Royal Challengers
Super Kings tie up Royal Challengers

The Qualifier 2, between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers, was, to use the old wrestling parlance, a hold for hold bout, with the teams mirroring each other on various counts. ESPNcricinfo takes a look at the five takeaways from the game.

Make or break for misfiring CSK top order
Make or break for misfiring CSK top order

Chennai Super Kings' top order have had a below-par season but need to deliver against Royal Challengers Bangalore, laying the foundation for the lower order

Chahal thrives with new-age tactics
Chahal thrives with new-age tactics

Yuzvendra Chahal hasn't been a one-season wonder in the IPL. He has done better this year, both in terms of striking when required as well as preventing a scoring spree in the middle stages

Competition lies in both teams' top order - Fleming
Competition lies in both teams' top order - Fleming

Stephen Fleming, the Chennai Super Kings head coach, has said the top-order batting of either side will play a decisive role in the outcome of the second Qualifier against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday in Ranchi