Articles by Srinath Sripath
Jan 30, 2017
Big Bash League: An innovative, inclusive competition international cricket can learn fromBig Bash League is a great portent and a sneak peek into cricket’s future and how it must engage with newer audiences, if it is to grow globally at scale.
Jan 23, 2017
India vs England: Kedar Jadhav, a toiler from domestic cricket whose time has comeKedar Jadhav's well-deserved Man of the Series award means he can rest assured of a place at long last, instead of waiting to build a patchwork international career, filled only with places in makeshift squads.
Jan 15, 2017
Ranji Trophy final: Sloppy Mumbai have only themselves to blame for historic loss to GujaratMumbai’s gradual meltdown on the last day of the Ranji Trophy still feels barely believable as they are not a side who have ever settled for silver.
Jan 12, 2017
India vs England: Why Amit Mishra's omission from T20 squad is downright perplexingEven amidst the various changes to India’s team selections for the limited-overs leg of the upcoming England series, Amit Mishra's case is a perplexing one.
Jan 07, 2017
India vs England: Rishabh Pant must be part of playing XI, to make best use of opportunityAnd after being thrown into the mix, Rishabh Pant must be given a starting XI spot and persisted with over these three games.
Jan 06, 2017
Ranji Trophy: Prithvi Shaw's authoritative innings is testament to Mumbai’s cricket talentPrithvi Shaw’s innings, set against that context, on debut in a Ranji semi-final, was special, and deserves all the plaudits for the composure, technical correctness and, at times, its authority.
Dec 25, 2016
Australia vs Pakistan: Stern Boxing Day test for buoyant Misbah and Co at fortress MCGAustralia are again in a transition phase & Pakistan would not have many better opportunities to upstage them in a marquee fixture like the Boxing Day Test.
Dec 19, 2016
India vs England, 5th Test: KL Rahul and his season of transformationRahul is an excellent prospect, one who has scored runs by the bucketload across multiple seasons, but Kohli’s backing of his RCB mate goes beyond all of that. He is having what is likely to be a transformative season, and his 199 on Sunday is only the latest proof of that
Dec 03, 2016
La Liga: Real Madrid’s 6-point lead over Barcelona gives this El Clasico the hype it deservesThere’s a sense of do-or-die about every El Clasico, usually with a bit of spice that the local media adds to maintain the larger than life feel it has earned over the years. This time, though, it is one of those games where the league table alone says all you need to know and on its own, gives it the hype it deserves.
Dec 01, 2016
India vs England: Hosts’ spin-bowling all-rounders Ashwin, Jadeja and Jayant have been the differenceAt this point, it all sounds a bit too good to be true, with three men – Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Jayant Yadav – going about their day jobs with precision and guile, while also rescuing their side with the bat.