Varun Shetty

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


Talking Points - After two impossible chases, how did Rajasthan Royals fail to get 39 off 30?
Talking Points - After two impossible chases, how did Rajasthan Royals fail to get 39 off 30?

Also, is it time for Steven Smith to be dropped?

Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2020 - Rolling Report
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2020 - Rolling Report

ESPNcricinfo's updates from the 30th match of IPL 2020, in Dubai

Talking Points: Why did Sunil Narine and Andre Russell bowl so late?
Talking Points: Why did Sunil Narine and Andre Russell bowl so late?

Also, was this the game to send Narine in to bat at No. 4? More on Talking Points

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2020: Rolling Report
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2020: Rolling Report

All the buzz from the IPL 2020 game between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Chennai Super Kings

Does India have a plan for the mental health of its players?
Does India have a plan for the mental health of its players?

Cricketers are more open about anxiety and depression than ever before, but systemic support is missing

Gambhir slams Dhoni's decision to bat at No. 7: 'Makes no sense to me'
Gambhir slams Dhoni's decision to bat at No. 7: 'Makes no sense to me'

Says 'this is not what you call leading from the front' in cutting review of CSK's innings on ESPNcricinfo's Time Out

Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Jofra Archer help Rajasthan Royals win battle of sixes
Sanju Samson, Steven Smith, Jofra Archer help Rajasthan Royals win battle of sixes

A total of 33 sixes were hit, which tied the IPL record for most sixes in a match

Jharkhand Premier League set to start on September 15
Jharkhand Premier League set to start on September 15

There has been no sanctioned cricket in India since March, and it remains unclear if the BCCI has given its go-ahead to the latest T20 tournament

How the Royal Challengers Bangalore have miscalculated over the years
How the Royal Challengers Bangalore have miscalculated over the years

From contenders in the early years to bottom feeders in recent seasons - a look at how things have gone wrong for the team

Sourav Ganguly commits to India hosting England in February 2021
Sourav Ganguly commits to India hosting England in February 2021

In a letter to the state associations, he said the series would be followed by the IPL in April 2021

IPL franchises wrestle with sponsorship challenges in Covid-hit economy
IPL franchises wrestle with sponsorship challenges in Covid-hit economy

Delhi Capitals appoint parent brand JSW as principal sponsor after Daikin pulls out

Which IPL team will benefit the most from players featuring in CPL?
Which IPL team will benefit the most from players featuring in CPL?

Some players are getting key match practice as franchises keep keen eye on form

G Kasturirangan, former Karnataka cricketer and BCCI pitches boss, dies aged 89
G Kasturirangan, former Karnataka cricketer and BCCI pitches boss, dies aged 89

The former fast bowler also served Karnataka cricket as a selector in 1973-74

What to expect from the IPL Governing Council meeting
What to expect from the IPL Governing Council meeting

From safety protocols to assigning home grounds, here is what could happen during the Sunday meeting

Anil Kumble on Monkeygate: People would have accepted we were wronged if we pulled out
Anil Kumble on Monkeygate: People would have accepted we were wronged if we pulled out

His wife "saw god in her dream" - Kumble recalls his family's brush with death during the 2004 tsunami

Chennai Super Kings want IPL camp in UAE from early August
Chennai Super Kings want IPL camp in UAE from early August

Squad asked to assemble in Chennai on August 9; will travel via a charter flight

Bowled out for less than 100
Bowled out for less than 100

Four abject collapses in this edition of our pick of cricket clips on YouTube

India hope to rekindle good memories in Bangalore
India hope to rekindle good memories in Bangalore

India are battling poor form; Australia haven't fared better either. Clash of equals then?

To the IPL and back to college: the Prayas Ray Barman story
To the IPL and back to college: the Prayas Ray Barman story

After a brief glimpse of the riches and rigours of the IPL, the 17-year-old legspinner is focusing on his career with Bengal and getting a college degree

Sleepless nights and 'madness' in training: How Bengal made the Ranji final
Sleepless nights and 'madness' in training: How Bengal made the Ranji final

Bengal's last title came in 1990 and with their current form, the drought could finally end.