England v India series review now on Edges & Sledges

India head home India finally head home after finishing their tour of England. It’s been a long tour and while 4-1 in the tests was a disappointing scoreline, India can leave with their heads held high. There is still work to do but plenty of positives from the series – Read More …

Southampton Test Post Mortem, Oval Test Preview and Alastair Cook Retirement

Congratulations! We’ve made it through to 25 episodes of Edges and Sledges (and so have you). We’ve got our eye in, now let’s make sure we capitalise on this solid start… In the latest episode of Edges and Sledges we debate the following questions: Did India get team selection right Read More …

South Africa v India: The Freedom Series Preview

1992 – Kapil breaking orange(!) stumps to mankad Peter Kirsten upon South Africa’s return to international cricket. 1996 – Tendulkar’s off stump sent cart-wheeling by Allan Donald. 100 in the first innings in Durban, 66 in the second innings. Magic from Sachin and Azhar at Cape Town, ended only by a magical Read More …

India v Sri Lanka: The Kohli-coaster rolls on

At the end of the first day’s play in Delhi, Kohli remained undefeated on 146. Three test matches against Sri Lanka have seen three contrasting tons from the Indian captain. The first test at Eden Gardens saw Kohli get a ten-ball duck in the first innings. Walking in with Sri Read More …

India’s Grand Test Season Ends (2016-17)

3-0; 4-0; 1-0; 2-1. A football team would have been proud to win by such margins. Except, these are test matches won by India in four series this test season – New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia. P13 W10 L1 D2 A win percentage of 76%. A loss percentage of 7.6%. Incredible numbers. Pitches Read More …