Normal service resumes as India beats England in the second Chennai test to level the test series 1-1. We talk about the important of the…
In the first half of this episode, Varun joins DJ to discuss the first test match between India and England at the Chepauk stadium in Chennai. We talk through all the big performances and name Joe Root our first CEAT player of the week and Ravichandran Ashwin as our first CEAT reliable performer of the week.
The second half of the show is where Ashwin joins Varun and DJ as we talk Indian comeback stories, pitches, Kohli’s captaincy, why teams are winning more abroad and we look ahead to the second test at Chepauk. We also discuss what India need to do to make it to the final of the World Test Championship at Lords in June 2021.
Enter the #BatWithCEAT giveaway for February 2021 by answering the followed question we ask on the show – “Before the first test against England that India has just lost, when was the last time India lost a test at Chennai?” Name the opposition and give us the year. Winner must have an Indian delivery address.
England is in India and this episode is the Edges & Sledges podcast preview of the four test series.
In the first half of the show Ashwin, DJ and Varun discuss the upcoming test series between India and England. The second half of the show is an interview with Anindya Dutta, banker by day and cricket writer by night.
We announce the winner of “The Commonwealth of Cricket” giveaway and announce another giveaway for Anindya’s book – Wizards, the story of Indian spin bowling. All you need to do is share the link to this podcast and tell us your favourite spell of Indian spin bowling.
This week we have the incredible privilege of speaking to Dr. Ramachandra Guha, cricket writer and historian. We discuss India’s recent test series win in Australia and where it ranks amongst the greatest Indian wins, Dr. Guha’s time in the CoA as a BCCI administrator and his latest book – The Commonwealth of Cricket. Dr Guha responds to questions from listeners and we announce details of how to win a copy of the book courtesy Harper Collins (hint: share the link to this podcast, check the subtitle of the book and send us your answer to the question asked by Ashwin on the podcast).