Month: April 2020

Indian Test Captains: Azhar, Sachin, Ganguly and Dravid (feat. Vijay Lokapally)

This week we released the first of two episodes with the legendary Vijay Lokapally, where DJ speaks to him about Indian cricket captains 1990 onwards.

On this week’s episode we discuss Azhar, Sachin, Ganguly and Dravid. The captaincy stints of Kumble, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli will be discussed on next week’s episode (releasing Monday 27 April).

Listen to the podcast on IVM or any other major podcast platform.

Vijay Lokapally is a sports journalist and author who recently retired after 34 years at the Hindu and Sportstar.

Link to captaincy stats for India

You can find Vijay Lokapally on Twitter

Buy the Virender Sehwag story 

Ep. 107 and 108 of the Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast (feat Cyrus Broacha and Jemimah Rodrigues)

Two new and fantastic Edges & Sledges episodes released!

Episode 107: Indian cricketers in Lockdown (feat Cyrus Broacha)

On a super fun crossover episode, DJ, Ashwin and Varun are joined by Cyrus Braocha, comedian, entertainer, cricket nut and the host of his own cricket podcast LANSO. They talk about what cricketers have been upto during this Coronavirus lockdown, top IPL moments over the years, and what cricket lovers can do during this time to get their cricketing fix. Check out Cyrus’ podcast ‘Cyrus Says: LANSO‘ on the IVM Podcasts network.

Ep. 108: In conversation with Jemimah Rodrigues

Ashwin and Varun are joined by the very special Jemimah Rodrigues, Team India’s #3 batter who burst onto the international scene in 2018. Jemi shares her journey with cricket, playing with her brothers growing up, the magnificent double century that got her media attention, and her entry into the Indian team. She also talks about stories from the 2020 T20 World Cup and the difficult loss to Australia in the finals, and what it’s like to have become a social media sensation. She also reveals how she stays in touch with cricket and her teammates during lockdown, and who is the most fun in the dressing room!

Jemi is represented by Baseline Ventures and can be found here on Instagram and here on Twitter.

Ten Must-Watch YouTube cricket videos

This week on Episode 106 of the Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast DJ speaks to Alok for an hour about YouTube cricket videos and how cricket fans can stay sane during the ongoing Coronavirus Lockdown. Alok hosts the Cricket Kannadiga Podacast and IVM’s Ganatantra podcast.

Set out below are the YouTube videos recommended by Alok. Send in your recommendations – stay safe, stay home and enjoy!

1.   Jonty Rhodes 10 Remarkable “Direct Hit” Run Outs


2.  23 funniest Inzamam run outs!!! Prepare to laugh your ass off!! 


3. 10 Stunning In-Swinger Bowled in Cricket Ever


4. Kumble and Srinath get a thrilling win for India – Titan Cup 1996 | Kumble’s mother cheering on


5. India vs Australia 2001 @ Chennai – INDIA’s HISTORIC WIN! Border Gavaskar series!


6. 1983 Final Full Match Highlights Prudential World Cup 


7. WEST.AUSTRALIA vs QUEENSLAND, 1976-1977 GILLETTE CUP MATCH

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDJ2sBtp4MA  

8. Sachin Tendulkar 169 Capetown v RSA 1997


9. Brian Lara 153* vs Australia 1999 – Match Winning Knock!


10. Why Tim Locastro Should Be Your Favorite Weird Player | Baseball Bits 

India’s 2011 World Cup Campaign

Time for some serious nostalgia on this special, bonus episode of the Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast! Join DJ, Ashwin and EspnCricinfo’s Raunak Kapoor as the podcast walks you down memory lane, recalling memories of every game in India’s victorious 2011 World Cup campaign. Links to the podcast here: IVM Podcasts|Apple Podcasts|Castbox|Google Podcasts|TuneIn|Stitcher|Spotify

The show is nearly 90 mins long. We start with the change in World Cup format from 2007 and take a fresh look at India’s 2011 squad. Along the way, there are some terrific memories, some inside stories and a ton of emotion as the podcasters relive every moment of that heart-stopping campaign.

Tell us your memories from 2011! Here is our recollection of Dhoni’s 91* in the final.

Link to all scorecards – https://www.espncricinfo.com/icc_cricket_worldcup2011/engine/series/381449.html

Link to India squad – https://www.espncricinfo.com/icc_cricket_worldcup2011/content/squad/497114.html

Tendulkar DRS reprieve against Ajmal https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/sport/2011/apr/06/hawk-eye-sachin-tendulkar-lbw-reprieve

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