Articles by Chetan Narula
Apr 02, 2019
Remembering April 2, 2011: The day Wankhede entered folklore, the night we danced on the streets of MumbaiIndia ended the 28-year wait for the World Cup on this day, eight years back, at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. Chetan Narula revisits the night that he covered as a cricket reporter.
Mar 25, 2019
IPL 2019, MI vs DC: Rishabh Pant wins the Jasprit Bumrah battle to form centerpiece of Delhi Capitals’ brilliant startBumrah was played off the park by Rishabh Pant; so much so that Rohit Sharma and Yuvraj Singh were both pictured wondering out aloud and the captain even questioned if the bowler was using his mind. Mumbai Indians’ well-set plans didn’t just go awry, they were obliterated.
Mar 20, 2019
IPL 2019: With Shikhar Dhawan's return, changes in backroom staff, renewed Delhi Capitals seek change of fortunes in tournamentIn eleven IPL seasons, Delhi Capitals (erstwhile Daredevils) have only entered the play-offs thrice, If they could somehow manage to finish in the top-five this season, JSW ought to consider it a good-enough investment and something to build upon.
Feb 05, 2019
India vs New Zealand: Rishabh Pant in focus as visitors look to finish tour in style with T20I blastIndia will use the upcoming T20I series against New Zealand as an opportunity to sort out their middle-order issues ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
Feb 02, 2019
India vs New Zealand: With MS Dhoni back in side, visitors hope for mature batting performance in WellingtonIndia need to be at full strength because they had shrugged off the Hamilton loss as a one-off. But as this last overseas ODI before the World Cup approaches, the Indian team will want to flex its batting muscles properly.
Jan 30, 2019
India vs New Zealand: After series win, hosts' attention shifts towards confirming key World Cup slotsWith the advantage of 3-0 and a series victory already under their belt, India will want to use these next two ODIs to firm up spots for the World Cup and so will New Zealand.
Jan 27, 2019
India vs New Zealand: Kiwis need massive batting improvement to stay alive as Virat Kohli and Co aim to wrap up seriesWith a 2-0 lead, India will aim to wrap the five-match series up with a win in the third ODI which will also be Virat Kohli's last match of New Zealand tour.
Jan 25, 2019
New Zealand vs India: Black Caps look to rediscover home comforts at Bay Oval, visitors aim closure of middle-order dilemmaComing back to the scene of their triumphant scores at the Bay Oval against Sri Lanka, New Zealand will seek confidence against India hoping to see their batsmen put up a more rounded batting performance.
Jan 22, 2019
India vs New Zealand: As international cricket returns to Napier, World Cup contenders begin final preparationsIt only helps that both are rank contenders when World Cup gets underway on 30 May. The other common denominator between the two sides is ‘balance’, or the quest for it.
Jan 17, 2019
India vs Australia: As Bhuvneshwar Kumar slowly regains rhythm, his workload management becomes crucialBhuvneshwar Kumar’s backbreaking participation in limited-overs’ games has meant that workload management has gone out of the window.