Articles by Avinash Ramachandran
Jun 22, 2018
Kabaddi Masters Dubai: Ajay Thakur-led India's all-round superiority makes them clear favourites to win titleIn the three Kabaddi World Cups held so far, India has won the title every single time. The same statistic holds well in the seven editions of the Asian Games too.
Jun 20, 2018
Kabaddi Masters Dubai: India coach Srinivas Reddy opens up on Anup Kumar's exclusion, says 'sport is more important than players'Talking to Firstpost, Srinivas Reddy, the newly-appointed national coach said that despite India being the favourites, none of the other teams were taken lightly
May 26, 2018
IPL 2018: How MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings' resurgence, reinvention drove them to record 7th finalFrom conjuring victories out of improbable situations to easing past opponents with consummate ease, Chennai Super Kings have brushed away the two-year absence on their road to seventh IPL final.
May 23, 2018
IPL 2018: Faf du Plessis produces masterclass in chasing against Sunrisers Hyderabad as Chennai Super Kings reach 7th finalOn Tuesday, Twenty20 cricket fans were in for a masterclass in chasing as South Africa's Faf Du Plessis saw CSK beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by two wickets in Qualifier 1.
May 19, 2018
IPL 2018: Dwayne Bravo's inconsistent performances could scupper Chennai Super Kings' chances of third titleWhile Bravo's bowling continues to be a concern in this edition of the IPL, his batting too hasn't quite come to the fore for the Chennai Super Kings.
May 14, 2018
IPL 2018: Underrated Ambati Rayudu is an asset for India in limited overs after proving his worth time and againRayudu's job with the Chennai Super Kings is far from over as Dhoni and Co are well on course for winning their third title in their comeback season.
May 12, 2018
IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings' failure to execute plans in death overs prove costly against Rajasthan RoyalsWhile this lack of depth in the bowling department would be detrimental to Chennai's chances this season, Dhoni looks to be worried about the lack of application more than anything else.
May 11, 2018
Dilip Vengsarkar says Virat Kohli will do well on England tour; no sense in top players playing Afghanistan TestVengsarkar said, "Kohli is the best batsman in the world at the moment and in the last four years he has established himself as No 1. This will be the tour for Kohli and I'm sure that he'll do well."
May 06, 2018
IPL 2018: MS Dhoni's move up the batting order has helped the CSK captain reinvent his explosive batting styleMost importantly, in 2018, MS Dhoni has reinstated the belief in the CSK dugout and in the minds of the fans that as long as he is batting, a win is just a shot away.
May 04, 2018
IPL 2018: Ravindra Jadeja's insipid performance against KKR reiterates why CSK need to drop him from playing XIIn a format like T20 where players often oscillate between the limelight and obscurity, Jadeja's form begs the question — when does an opportunity become one too many?