Eng vs Ind 2022 – 5th Test – Edgbaston

In life there are short straws and writing about a Sensible Rishabh Pant innings is one of those short straws. I’m not being ungrateful. A Sensible Rishabh Pant innings is still worth more than, say, all of Sir Alastair Cook’s most un-boring (the laptop is not allowing me to type “entertaining”) innings. A Sensible Rishabh … Read more

IPL 2023-2027 media rights value breaks record on auction day one, USD 13.44 million per match bid so far

An IPL game is now worth a record INR 105 crore (USD 13.44 million) making it – in terms of value per match – the second-most lucrative sporting product in the entire world, behind only the NFL (USD 35.07 million*). This figure may actually rise considering the e-auction for the T20 tournament’s media rights, which … Read more

GT vs RR, IPL 2022 final – Hardik Pandya’s next goal after five IPL titles

Five IPL finals, five titles. One as a captain in his first season with a team making its debut and representing his home state of Gujarat. Player-of-the-Match performance in that final, including the wickets of the big three of the opposition. Yet, Hardik Pandya’s bigger goal in life is to win a World Cup with … Read more

IPL 2022 – RR vs GT – ‘I wanted to show what I have worked hard for, and today was the day’

Gujarat Titans, playing their IPL maiden, topped the league stage, won the first qualifier, and then cruised to victory in the IPL 2022 final against Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad. Here’s how some of their key personnel reacted to their fantastic victory. David Miller (481 runs at 68.71): “It’s been a phenomenal journey. Finishing at the … Read more

Ind vs SA T20I series 2022 – KL Rahul to lead – Hardik Pandya Umran Malik Arshdeep in

From the squad that took on Sri Lanka in their T20I series, also in India, in February this year, Mohammed Siraj and Sanju Samson have been left out. Kohli, who last played a T20I in February, against West Indies, had been rested for the Sri Lanka series as well. In fact, since stepping down as … Read more