Over the years I've contributed essays to ESPNCricinfo and The Hindu. This are collected in the listing below.

ARTICLE LISTING

131. Why New Zealand should be at the top of the ODI rankings right now, 13 May, 2020 (ESPNCricinfo)
130. Is there an advantage to having left-right pairs at the crease?, 20 March, 2020 (ESPNCricinfo)
129. Four-day Tests could be game-changing if they are structured right, 06 February, 2020 (ESPNCricinfo)
128. Kohli and de Villiers in limited-overs chases: who does it better?, 11 January, 2020 (ESPNCricinfo)
127. How do we rate an ODI century made in 1972 against one made this year?, 23 November, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
126. Was Dhoni someone who looked to take games to the last over? Not quite, 21 September, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
125. Why Kohli's side is the best Indian ODI team ever, 24 July, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
124. England vs New Zealand Cricket world cup final: Did ‘cricketing sense’ prevail?, 17 July, 2019 (Op-Ed, The Hindu)
123. Why the bat-ball balance now is probably the best it has been in ODI history , 01 July, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
122. Keep wickets in hand or go hard? A look at the first 25 years of ODI history, 10 June, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
121. T20 chases are won and lost in the first ten overs, not the last ten, 10 May, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
120. Why selection in India is not illogical or capricious, contrary to popular opinion, 10 February, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
119. How good a year was 2018 for bowlers?, 09 January, 2019 (ESPNCricinfo)
118. Did the 4-1 scoreline flatter England?, 16 September, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
117. Why there's no such thing as a finisher in ODI cricket, 29 August, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
116. Swing and Seam: India's degrees of discomfort at Lord's, 17 August, 2018 (Sportstar)
115. A controlled way of looking at a Test match, 08 August, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
114. The Smith shuffle, 10 July, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
113. Umpires and referees are almost always reasonable, 30 June, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
112. Is a single in T20 the same as a dot ball in ODIs?, 23 June, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
111. How important is bowling in T20? Less than you might think, 17 June, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
110. The three phases of Tendulkar's ODI batting, 29 April, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
109. Cheating in cricket and punishments that don’t fit the crime, 31 March, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
108. The cloud over Steve Smith aside, what about Darren Lehmann?, 26 March, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
107. Warner and de Kock, the unwitting candid-camera victims, 09 March, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
106. The pace v spin story of the last two India-South Africa series, 25 February, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
105. What is a “bad” cricket pitch, really, one Wanderers?, 05 February, 2018 (thREAD at The Hindu)
104. How South Africa's superior bowling made the difference in the series against India, 02 February, 2018 (ESPNCricinfo)
103. Will it help Test cricket if games are reduced to four days?, 01 November, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
102. Tendulkar and Kohli in ODI chases: who's better?, 18 September, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
101. Is Kohli up there with Tendulkar and Richards as an ODI batsman?, 10 September, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
100. What third-innings scores can tell us about batsmen, 05 August, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
99. Women's cricket deserves independence from Men's cricket, 11 July, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
98. Why are there fewer close ODIs if teams are more evenly matched now?, 27 June, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
97. Weak BCCI, weak Press, powerful Kohli, misjudged Kumble, 24 June, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
96. How the BCCI failed Kohli, Kumble and coaching job, 22 June, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
95. Ramachandra Guha's message needs to be read correctly, 02 June, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
94. Who are the greatest T20 players of them all?, 20 May, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
93. Why is it so much easier to chase down a T20 target?, 27 April, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
92. Did RCB lose it, or did Pollard swing it? Ask the match progress chart, 17 April, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
91. Why Gayle is the prototype of the pure T20 batsman, 14 April, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
90. The racist spin of the 'Chinaman', 29 March, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
89. Why you can't approach a T20 chase the same as an ODI one, 15 March, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
88. Steve Smith didn't cheat, here's why..., 11 March, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
87. Yin without yang, that's T20 for you, 20 February, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
86. Double trouble, 12 February, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
85. Is ICC conning Tests with 'context'?, 07 February, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
84. Why T20 doesn't need DRS, 31 January, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
83. Why Yuvraj's selection makes sense, regardless of his form, 26 January, 2017 (ESPNCricinfo)
82. Amla, the silent accumulator, 13 January, 2017 (thREAD at The Hindu)
81. A budding Ranji rivalry, 31 December, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
80. The ball-tampering law is clear. But it's not enforceable, 12 December, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
79. The measure of greatness, 09 December, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
78. Cheat code, 09 December, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
77. The story of an offspinner and a batsman, 20 November, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
76. Batting with the sword of Damocles, 01 November, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
75. It's cricket, not WWE, 01 November, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
74. Will Cook break all of Tendulkar's Test records?, 24 October, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
73. Break a leg, Kumble, 18 October, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
72. Television killed the umpiring star , 01 October, 2016 (The Cricket Monthly)
71. Romance in ratings, it's not cricket, 23 September, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
70. The two-tier proposal would have shrunk cricket, 20 September, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
69. Why limited-overs cricket needs to measure boundaries attempted, 14 August, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
68. Amir returns, back to business, 15 July, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
67. Why hitting is more optimal than batting in T20, 13 July, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
66. Two myths about the IPL, 31 May, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
65. How to bring singles back into T20, 04 May, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
64. West Indies: perfectly built for T20, 07 April, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
63. Kohli, starring in and as Cricket God 2.0, 23 March, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
62. Where's a minnow to cut its teeth?, 15 March, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
61. Australia v India and the ineffectiveness of the full-length delivery , 14 March, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
60. With great power comes great responsibility, 13 February, 2016 (thREAD at The Hindu)
59. Chanderpaul's greatness goes beyond numbers, 01 February, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
58. The Gayle affair underlines that cricket is a boys club, 08 January, 2016 (ESPNCricinfo)
57. The curious case of Miandad's lbw rates, 17 December, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
56. Pitch imperfect, 30 November, 2015 (thREAD at The Hindu)
55. What does the way we criticise cricketers say about us?, 20 November, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
54. How the government can help solve Indian cricket's problems, 24 October, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
53. T20 across the Atlantic? It's not cricket, 14 October, 2015 (thREAD at The Hindu)
52. How much does captaincy really matter?, 30 September, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
51. Were Indian batsmen of earlier eras better against spin?, 02 September, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
50. Databall, 01 September, 2015 (The Cricket Monthly)
49. Why slow-scoring sessions are exciting, 11 August, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
48. The bat-first advantage in the Powerplay era, 22 July, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
47. Brendon McCullum and the algebra of batting risk, 11 June, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
46. Making a 14-team World Cup work: a second look, 07 May, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
45. How to make a 14-team World Cup fairer, 09 April, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
44. A beacon of hope, a parasitic tamasha, 01 April, 2015 (The Cricket Monthly)
43. Why does cricket need the Associates?, 22 March, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
42. The DRS and the difference between close calls and clear ones, 10 March, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
41. India v Pakistan across the eras, 24 February, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
40. How effective are left-right batting pairs?, 09 February, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
39. Giving the batsman the benefit of the doubt? It's in the law, 22 January, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
38. In defence of the bouncer, 05 January, 2015 (ESPNCricinfo)
37. Bowling to blame for India's poor overseas record, 21 December, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
36. Ganguly or Dravid: who was a better ODI captain?, 11 December, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
35. Pace unlike fire, 01 December, 2014 (The Cricket Monthly)
34. Rohit's innings a symbol of ODI batting's changing mindset, 25 November, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
33. Does the follow-on work in its current form?, 11 November, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
32. A comparison of the Fletcher and Flower eras, 27 October, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
31. The visceral beauty of fandom, 12 October, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
30. A method to rate the dominance of Test teams, 21 September, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
29. What the Indian calendar is doing to its bowlers, 12 September, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
28. What cricket can learn from baseball's review system, 28 August, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
27. Are slow over-rates really a problem?, 16 August, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
26. India's bowling weakness outside the subcontinent, 02 August, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
25. The decline of the specialist attacking bowler, 19 July, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
24. Time to enforce Law 24, 06 July, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
23. Match-by-match analysis of control data, 22 June, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
22. Mining control statistics, 10 June, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
21. The calculus of the batting average, 29 May, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
20. The time and space of T20 cricket, 14 May, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
19. Are T20s more exciting than ODIs?, 29 April, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
18. A measure for batting and bowling effectiveness in T20, 16 April, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
17. The problem with low catches, 10 April, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
16. Why T20 is a disfigured caricature of cricket, 24 March, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
15. What can speed guns tell us?, 16 March, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
14. Running the rule over modern English batsmen, 01 March, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
13. Which batsmen thrive against the best bowlers?, 14 February, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
12. Bowling averages and beyond: spinners, 05 February, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
11. How good is Australia's pace trio?, 22 January, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
10. Would you pick Haddin over Gilchrist for an Ashes Test?, 11 January, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
9. Can Kallis really be called an allrounder?, 02 January, 2014 (ESPNCricinfo)
8. Why long Ashes tours are hurting Test cricket, 07 December, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
7. Are India's bowling woes part of a larger trend?, 03 November, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
6. Is Test cricket in better health than ever before?, 19 October, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
5. How do openers affect No. 3 batsmen?, 05 October, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
4. The Barnes standard, 16 September, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
3. The Bradman standard, 04 September, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
2. A measure for the strength of a Test team, 09 August, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)
1. The DRS problem: it's not the humans, 26 July, 2013 (ESPNCricinfo)


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