In the latest episode of the podcast we discuss the recent fourth-innings run-chases in Tests around the world. Since the start of 2021, there have been 58 instances of teams batting in the fourth innings – of which 27 have ended in victories. England, West Indies, India, and Pakistan have
From Trumper to Tendulkar: a lifetime of cricket fandomFrom Trumper to Tendulkar: a lifetime of cricket fandom
In this episode, we talk to S Giridhar and VJ Raghunath, authors of the book Mid-wicket Tales: From Trumper to Tendulkar. Giri and Raghu take us through their lifelong journey as cricket fans – and help us understand the magic and aura that surrounded some of the greats from the
The art of Bedi: Suresh Menon on the bowler, the man, and the biographyThe art of Bedi: Suresh Menon on the bowler, the man, and the biography
In this episode, we chat with the veteran cricket writer Suresh Menon on one of India’s greatest cricketers – Bishan Bedi Suresh talks about his early impressions of Bedi and the spin quartet, and explores his relationship with Bedi as a fan, a cricket writer, a biographer and a friend.