The Heavy Ball


Dandy handles
Dandy handles

West Indies cricket may have hit rock bottom but their players' names are undeniably splendid

Sex, lies and a captain you can smoke
Sex, lies and a captain you can smoke

It's not all fun and games - the sex dossier has given rise to a few complications for the Indian side

Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre
Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre

Why wins and losses in the World Twenty20 are all the IPL's fault… er, perk… whatever

So you think you can retire from Tests?
So you think you can retire from Tests?

Retiring from specific formats of the game is so yesterday. There are plenty of other things waiting to be retired from

The best tournament in the world (ever)
The best tournament in the world (ever)

Why the Champions Trophy is nearly as good as seeing Natalie Portman naked

A cunning Ashes plan, and the greatest batsman ever
A cunning Ashes plan, and the greatest batsman ever

How England are getting a headstart on their priority series by flopping in the Twenty20

Why Australia lost, and the perils of being a commentator
Why Australia lost, and the perils of being a commentator

Manjrekar and Co. get confused, Ponting and Co. get packing

The key to momentum
The key to momentum

How one well-padded Englishman has proved a huge positive for his team - in more ways than one

The IPL has left the building
The IPL has left the building

No hugs from a Bollywood leading lady, no former Aussies to rely on, no illegal betting and no more KKR. Yawn

A shadow reveals all, and the IPL gets animated
A shadow reveals all, and the IPL gets animated

At last, the dastardly blogger is brought to light. Sort of

Commentary's first doping scandal, and  the incredible flying woman
Commentary's first doping scandal, and the incredible flying woman

Mandira and the joys of jet propulsion, the Agarkar factor, and the shocking truth about Jeremy Coney

Rather fraggistamatic
Rather fraggistamatic

Post-commentary press conferences, all-new superlatives, and an accidental jackass

A keen contest on the cards
A keen contest on the cards

We flash back nearly 80 years to the very first edition of the IPL: big hitting, big money, and an epoch-making headline

The IPL movie, unexpected hair, and a team voyeur
The IPL movie, unexpected hair, and a team voyeur

Our omnipresent, indefatigable source brings you more choice quotes from the tournament

Who's afraid of the big bad blogger? And other stories
Who's afraid of the big bad blogger? And other stories

Our highly placed source is not fakeiplplayer, but he happens to have the inside dope

Excellence. Entertainment. Exploitation
Excellence. Entertainment. Exploitation

They're rich, beautiful, will stop at nothing, and are full of it. Our well-placed source brings you a few choice quotes from the IPL's powers that be