Articles by Chetan Narula
May 21, 2018
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab suffered a season of missed opportunities thanks to mindless experimentationA crucial problem for Kings XI Punjab was the lack of runs from the likes of Mayank Agarwal (120 runs in 11 matches, highest 30) and Yuvraj Singh (65 runs in 8 matches).
May 17, 2018
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab need to justify mind-boggling decisions after loss against Mumbai IndiansAll the Kings XI Punjab team management needed to do was make smart decisions, good enough to support Rahul and Tye, and add the sum of parts to haul themselves across the finish line. They have failed to do this simple task.
May 15, 2018
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab in desperate need of inspiration after demoralising defeat against Royal Challengers BangaloreThe need of this hour has suddenly become dire for Punjab. They could have won this league, and they still can. All that is needed is some inspiration and back-to-the-wall siege-mentality.
May 13, 2018
IPL 2018: Ravichandran Ashwin's Kings XI Punjab looked uninspired and flat in defeat to Kolkata Knight RidersIn this momentum-sapping run, perhaps the biggest cause of worry for Punjab is the loss of form of their main batsmen.
May 09, 2018
IPL 2018: Ravichandran Aswhin's pointless experimentation could harm Kings XI Punjab's chances in this IPLThere is no need for Kings XI Punjab, who have looked good to qualify for the knockouts easily and maybe even challenge for the trophy, to try and mix things up at this vital stage of the IPL.
May 07, 2018
KL Rahul’s IPL 2018 performances for Kings XI Punjab prove that it’s time he gets his due in the Indian ODI teamMaybe it is time to give Rahul his due, and captain Kohli can figure out how to do to it in the context of India’s ODI plans. For RCB though, it is already too late.
May 05, 2018
IPL 2018: KXIP pay price for fixing what is not broken by promoting Yuvraj Singh up the order against MIR Ashwin had promised a fair share of surprises this season. In the first half of the tournament he had promptly delivered. But the move to back and indeed promote Yuvraj was a surprise too far, and a costly one.
Apr 27, 2018
IPL 2018: Insipid Kings XI Punjab put up one of the worst T20 batting displays ever to crash to defeatAgainst Hyderabad, the notion of Punjab as one of the favourites was completely belied by some insipid batting, showcasing why this franchise has never found ultimate success in the past.
Apr 26, 2018
IPL 2018: Gautam Gambhir made the right call by stepping down as Delhi Daredevils captain, but is it his responsibility alone?The rot stems deeper at the Daredevils and there is a need to affix more responsibility, beyond Gautam Gambhir’s solo show that is.
Apr 24, 2018
IPL 2018: Kings XI Punjab's narrow win over Delhi Daredevils will help them avoid taking a call on Yuvraj Singh future for nowAt some stage though, this question will surface, maybe closer to the knockout stage or when Punjab encounter a barren run from their top-heavy batting order.