Gaurav Sundararaman

Senior stats analyst, ESPNcricinfo


IPL 2021 returns: Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad look to turn fortunes around
IPL 2021 returns: Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad look to turn fortunes around

A look at the form in the first half and the challenges ahead for the bottom four teams on the points table

IPL 2021 returns: What Delhi Capitals, CSK, RCB and Mumbai Indians need to do differently in second phase
IPL 2021 returns: What Delhi Capitals, CSK, RCB and Mumbai Indians need to do differently in second phase

A look at the form in the first half and the challenges ahead for the top four teams on the points table

Deconstructing Babar Azam, the T20 batter
Deconstructing Babar Azam, the T20 batter

Azam will most likely score 50 runs off around 37 balls every second match he bats

Sporting pitches, surprise omissions, and Chennai Super Kings' refreshing turnaround
Sporting pitches, surprise omissions, and Chennai Super Kings' refreshing turnaround

The season may have been abruptly suspended, but there were several takeaways

CSK smooth, Mumbai rally, Sunrisers press panic button
CSK smooth, Mumbai rally, Sunrisers press panic button

At the halfway stage of IPL 2021, only a few teams have been able to achieve clarity about their best XIs

IPL 2021 auction: Who will the Super Kings, Capitals, Punjab Kings and Knight Riders target?
IPL 2021 auction: Who will the Super Kings, Capitals, Punjab Kings and Knight Riders target?

Will CSK look for an eventual Dhoni replacement? Can KKR find a back-up for Russell and Narine?

Stats: Kyle Mayers bags the highest fourth-innings score in Asia
Stats: Kyle Mayers bags the highest fourth-innings score in Asia

ESPNcricinfo brings you all the records that Mayers and West Indies broke during their historic chase

Hurricanes, Heat control own destiny; Stars and Strikers relying on others
Hurricanes, Heat control own destiny; Stars and Strikers relying on others

Who needs what ahead of Tuesday's triple-header, the final round of group games?

Stats - India's longest fourth innings in 40 years
Stats - India's longest fourth innings in 40 years

Also, Pant and Pujara break a 72-year-old record

Stats - Fawad Alam ends 11-year wait in style
Stats - Fawad Alam ends 11-year wait in style

Stats highlights from a special Boxing Day bonanza between New Zealand and Pakistan

Stats - India hit record low with 36 all out
Stats - India hit record low with 36 all out

Hazlewood needed only 25 balls to pick up a five-for

Is England's use of signals from the balcony a big deal?
Is England's use of signals from the balcony a big deal?

There's not a lot in it at the moment, but there could well be in future

Tactics Board: The Dhawan vs Bumrah bout and the Rahul Chahar surprise
Tactics Board: The Dhawan vs Bumrah bout and the Rahul Chahar surprise

Can Iyer strike quickly and will Mumbai Indians get a chance to bat first?

Jofra Archer, the master of the powerplay
Jofra Archer, the master of the powerplay

He has some stunning numbers in that phase and is miles ahead of his peers

Scenarios - How Super Kings can still make the playoffs
Scenarios - How Super Kings can still make the playoffs

It doesn't look good, but it is possible. Here's how.

Question time: CSK's batting woes, Williamson vs Nabi, Buttler's partner
Question time: CSK's batting woes, Williamson vs Nabi, Buttler's partner

One issue for each team to sort in the second half of IPL 2020

IPL 2020 trends: Different strokes for different venues, and the death-overs graveyard for bowlers
IPL 2020 trends: Different strokes for different venues, and the death-overs graveyard for bowlers

Also, so far it's been a case of win toss, lose match, and pace being preferred to spin in the powerplay

MS Dhoni has produced some IPL classics, but do you remember these knocks?
MS Dhoni has produced some IPL classics, but do you remember these knocks?

Four gems that may have flown under the radar

Where does Chris Gayle rank among the IPL's MVPs?
Where does Chris Gayle rank among the IPL's MVPs?

The T20 behemoth often gets big runs for his team when everyone else is struggling

How do the 2020 IPL captains stack up?
How do the 2020 IPL captains stack up?

We analyse MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Steve Smith, David Warner and Dinesh Karthik's leadership styles in the league