Varun Shetty

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


Ashwin: 'It's been a dreamy ride. It's been a fairy tale'
Ashwin: 'It's been a dreamy ride. It's been a fairy tale'

In his last six Tests, Ashwin has taken 36 wickets to jump from 365 wickets into the 400-club.

Anatomy of Motera: How the Sardar Patel Stadium became cricket's largest ever
Anatomy of Motera: How the Sardar Patel Stadium became cricket's largest ever

The stadium is now a remarkable, glamourous facility but the initial brief was simply to top the MCG's seating capacity

Kohler-Cadmore 53 beats Vince's 84 as Zalmi trounce Sultans
Kohler-Cadmore 53 beats Vince's 84 as Zalmi trounce Sultans

This was the fourth-highest successful chase in the history of the PSL

Suryakumar, Tewatia, Kishan called up to India T20 squad
Suryakumar, Tewatia, Kishan called up to India T20 squad

Bhuvneshwar, Chakravarthy back in squad; Samson misses out

We picked Arjun Tendulkar 'purely on a skill basis' - Mahela Jayawardene
We picked Arjun Tendulkar 'purely on a skill basis' - Mahela Jayawardene

"He has to show all the coaching staff and the think tank that he has got the goods to belong there"

Kohli: Don't jump the gun on India, or Rahane
Kohli: Don't jump the gun on India, or Rahane

India captain says the vice-captain, alongwith Pujara, remain India's 'most important batsmen' in Tests

Virat Kohli: Our support spinners didn't 'create enough pressure with the ball'
Virat Kohli: Our support spinners didn't 'create enough pressure with the ball'

Kohli affirmed that their "lack of execution is acceptable", as long as the mindset was in the right place

Ashwin, Ishant confident of India's batting depth for fifth-day chase
Ashwin, Ishant confident of India's batting depth for fifth-day chase

"Even if some parts of my body are not responding, I can really keep going," says Ashwin about injury fears

The Pant playbook: There's no room for boring
The Pant playbook: There's no room for boring

His 88-ball 91 was a reminder that his future knocks, too, would mostly be rollicking rides

Pujara: I love batting with Rishabh Pant
Pujara: I love batting with Rishabh Pant

India's No. 3 backs the wicketkeeper batsman to keep playing his natural attacking game

India slow the pace as they play the patience game
India slow the pace as they play the patience game

They knew bowling first in Chennai would offer no help so they shifted their plans to do their best to contain England

India's search for spark on a day of hard grind
India's search for spark on a day of hard grind

Pant exhorted them and Bumrah led the attack, but some more lift might be needed to mount yet another comeback

'My job is to take a back seat and help Kohli' - Rahane happy to return to vice-captaincy role
'My job is to take a back seat and help Kohli' - Rahane happy to return to vice-captaincy role

He says the bubble life hasn't taken a toll on India's players

Crowds allowed up to 50% capacity for second India-England Test
Crowds allowed up to 50% capacity for second India-England Test

Locked I, J and K stands will also be thrown open to the public

BCCI gives informal nod for spectators at second Chennai Test
BCCI gives informal nod for spectators at second Chennai Test

The I, J and K stands are likely to opened to public, up to a 50% capacity

Arun Karthik, Mohammed lead Tamil Nadu to second straight final
Arun Karthik, Mohammed lead Tamil Nadu to second straight final

Tamil Nadu remain unbeaten and will take on the winner of Baroda vs Punjab in the final

As it happened - Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 5th day
As it happened - Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 5th day

Updates, analysis and colour from the fifth day of the fourth Test

Magnificent India win epic series in last hour of last day of last Test
Magnificent India win epic series in last hour of last day of last Test

Shubman Gill 91, Rishabh Pant 89*, Cheteshwar Pujara 56 hand Australia their first defeat at Gabba in 32 years

As it happened - Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 3rd day
As it happened - Australia vs India, 4th Test, Brisbane, 3rd day

Updates, analysis and colour from the third day of the fourth Test

Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur heroics ensure Australia don't end too far ahead
Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur heroics ensure Australia don't end too far ahead

The pair batted together for 36 overs across sessions and added 123 for the seventh wicket.