Articles by Subash Jayaraman
Mar 27, 2017
India vs Australia: Dharamsala Test resembles Bengaluru so far, but can it have the same outcome as 2nd match?India's fortunes in the series rest on the shoulders of Wriddhiman Saha and Jadeja, while Australia would look to Lyon to repeat what Jadeja did on the third morning at Bengaluru.
Mar 22, 2017
India vs Australia: Media focus on controversies and conspiracies rather than great cricket is disgracefulThe great cricket both teams have played has been pushed to the margins. It is as if the media was more interested in off the field shenanigans than the action on the field.
Mar 21, 2017
India vs Australia: Steve Smith's men pulled off unthinkable, but hosts should be buoyed by 1st innings showWhile Australia would be overjoyed with the draw, India ought to be buoyed by their first innings performance — even without any significant contribution from Kohli and Rahane.
Mar 14, 2017
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Rangana Herath not a 'modern' cricketer, but can more than pull his weightLong may Herath shyly shuffle to the crease and produce deliveries of nuanced left-handed subtlety and brilliance, and of course, pull off blinders.
Mar 01, 2017
India vs Australia: Virat Kohli needs to be more judicious with his DRS challengesThe important thing for Virat Kohli is to keep reminding himself that DRS is a fail-safe option and he should not gamble with his reviews.
Feb 28, 2017
India vs Australia: Steve Smith's masterclass against spin in Pune had the visitors smilingWhile the plays-and-misses against Jadeja drew excitement around the pitch and in the stands, Smith's plan meant that he would continue to battle on.
Feb 26, 2017
India vs Australia, 1st Test: Pune humiliation shows why hosts could fall into own trap with raging turnersRaging turners not only diminish the advantage of having world's two leading exponents in the side but also exposes the Indian batting line up to be exploited.
Feb 23, 2017
India vs Australia: Peter Handscomb awaits stern test of playing spin against Ashwin, JadejaAs much as experts have said, Handscomb is good against spin, he still has ways to go. So this series will be a serious education in handling spin for him.
Feb 23, 2017
India vs Australia: Mitchell Marsh needs to step up to thrive in demanding environment of Test cricketIt would seem that Mitchell Marsh is back in the side because the few options Australia tried, did not pan out.
Feb 22, 2017
India vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood's chance to do full justice to McGrath comparisonsHazlewood would have done the comparisons to McGrath true justice if he delivers a series performance worthy of it, and if he does, Australia will once again be looking at conquering the final frontier.