Varun Shetty

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja get batting time; tour game ends in draw
Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja get batting time; tour game ends in draw

Jadeja scored his second half-century of the match

India start as favourites against unsettled Sri Lanka
India start as favourites against unsettled Sri Lanka

The home side have the advantage of game-time, but are coming into the series on the back of off-field turmoil

A brief fling, not a long-term plan - Manish Pandey's latest comeback
A brief fling, not a long-term plan - Manish Pandey's latest comeback

To be an ODI regular beyond the Sri Lanka tour, Pandey must go past Iyer, Yadav and Kishan

Yuzvendra Chahal: 'You will see a more confident Yuzi in this series'
Yuzvendra Chahal: 'You will see a more confident Yuzi in this series'

Downplaying the idea that his form has dipped, the India legspinner says the team had communicated their confidence in him ahead of the SL tour

Second-string Indian team? 'Not thinking about it,' says Suryakumar Yadav
Second-string Indian team? 'Not thinking about it,' says Suryakumar Yadav

"We're just here to have some fun, enjoy this series completely, and take a lot of positives"

Hardik Pandya 'is bowling and it is a very good sign' - Suryakumar Yadav
Hardik Pandya 'is bowling and it is a very good sign' - Suryakumar Yadav

The allrounder wants to be back to peak bowling fitness in time for the T20 World Cup later this year

MP allrounder Anshula Rao suspended for four years for failing dope test
MP allrounder Anshula Rao suspended for four years for failing dope test

She is the first cricketer to be sanctioned since the BCCI agreed to come under NADA

All-round Multan Sultans overpower Islamabad United to secure final berth
All-round Multan Sultans overpower Islamabad United to secure final berth

Khawaja's 70 in vain as Islamabad United fall short by 30 runs

Danish Aziz's 13-ball 45 helps seal qualification for Karachi Kings
Danish Aziz's 13-ball 45 helps seal qualification for Karachi Kings

Arish Ali's four-for on debut in vain for Quetta Gladiators, who finish season with only four points

What is the BCCI vs Deccan Chargers fight really about?
What is the BCCI vs Deccan Chargers fight really about?

The latest court order has come as some relief for the board, but we might not have heard the last on the matter

BCCI granted relief from paying INR 4816 crore to Deccan Chargers
BCCI granted relief from paying INR 4816 crore to Deccan Chargers

The Bombay High Court set aside an arbitration order won by the former IPL franchise

Ajinkya Rahane: 'I'm happy to take criticism. I feel because of criticism, I'm here'
Ajinkya Rahane: 'I'm happy to take criticism. I feel because of criticism, I'm here'

India vice-captain not feeling the pressure over his batting stats in England or India's Test record in Southampton

Munro, Ifthikar stun Karachi Kings in tall chase
Munro, Ifthikar stun Karachi Kings in tall chase

Islamabad United two points clear of Lahore Qalandars at the top of the PSL standings

R Ashwin suggests neutral venues for matches that count towards WTC points
R Ashwin suggests neutral venues for matches that count towards WTC points

India spinner also thinks New Zealand will come into WTC final 'with an advantage', having played England in England in the lead-in

Kohli: Mental health management will become 'a norm of the future'
Kohli: Mental health management will become 'a norm of the future'

"You're literally going to the ground and coming back to the room, and you don't have a space where you can just disconnect from the game"

A matter of formats - how the men's ODI World Cup has changed over the years
A matter of formats - how the men's ODI World Cup has changed over the years

Straight and simple to the league experiment, Super Sixes and Super Eights… which one works the best?

The greatest IPL performances, No. 3: Chris Gayle's 175 not out and 2 for 5 vs the Pune Warriors
The greatest IPL performances, No. 3: Chris Gayle's 175 not out and 2 for 5 vs the Pune Warriors

Is it a man? Is it a beast? It's Gaylezilla

The greatest IPL performances, No. 4: Rashid Khan's 3 for 19 and 34 not out vs the Kolkata Knight Riders
The greatest IPL performances, No. 4: Rashid Khan's 3 for 19 and 34 not out vs the Kolkata Knight Riders

Can bat, can bowl, can field? Here's an example for you

KKR's Pat Cummins donates $50,000 'to purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals'
KKR's Pat Cummins donates $50,000 'to purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals'

"As players, we are privileged to have a platform that allows us to reach millions of people that we can use for good"

Did CSK lose the match in their batting powerplay?
Did CSK lose the match in their batting powerplay?

Also, are CSK too rigid with their bowling template?