Vivek Krishnan is a sports journalist who enjoys covering cricket and football among other disciplines. He wanted to be a cricketer himself but has gladly settled for watching and writing on different sports.
Articles by Vivek Krishnan
India is no longer alien, be it cricket or culture, for the 9 teams that will compete for the ICC trophy with India thanks to the premier T20 league
With the match on the line, the slightest error in execution carries dire consequences. Are Bumrah and Co up for it?
With Axar Patel's availability for the ODI World Cup in doubt, the series against Australia may shape up as an audition between Ashwin and Washington Sundar
They face Sri Lanka in Sunday’s final, a perfect opportunity to win a multi-team tournament going into the premier championship at home.
India will have their best chance in the men's team event but there could be a few other surprises in store as well
He's had a dream run of late and the 18-year-old will look to give his country a boost at the Asian Games.
The left-arm wrist spinner's 5/25 in the 228-run thrashing of Pakistan in the Asia Cup in Colombo will boost India as they prepare for the ODI World Cup at home
The keeper-batter's return after a long injury layoff and the pace spearhead's first spell in an ODI for 14 months will be India's big focus.
National selectors see Kuldeep and Jadeja as the main tweakers while Ashwin may still come in if there is need for an injury replacement
The opener's innings against Pakistan illustrated a recent lack of rhythm, especially on pitches with variable bounce
There is a certain X-factor that bowlers of their calibre bring to the field
If they could fight for the title again this year, it would ensure that the oddity of the Asia Cup never having an India-Pakistan final continues
With teams gravitating towards longer batting line-ups, and the subsequent freedom to attack derived from that depth, India are perhaps wary of lagging behind
Between workload management and juggling formats, skipper Rohit Sharma has rarely ever had access to a first-choice squad.
India’s top-ranked chess player at 17, the chess grandmaster talks about his run to the quarter-final at the FIDE World Cup and his career targets
Punjab team owner Sunny Singh expects the I-League champion team to go through a bit of churn before settling down in the top tier of Indian football
The pacer will be rusty and with the World Cup looming, India can't afford another false dawn.
In total, over a billion pounds has been spent by Premier League clubs so far, with £203.5m of that being splurged by Arsenal.
The all-rounder is gradually building up his bowling, which will be key for India in the ODI World Cup they host in October-November
The promising left-hander had a fine outing against the West Indies in the first T20I
India skipper will request to be left out of the King’s Cup squad
Arguably the best batter in the shortest version of the game, he fell after getting set in the first two ODIs against West Indies
Jadeja is a sure pick for India's World Cup squad but picking the second and third spinner is a complicated task
They have played the better cricket in the last two Tests but they started the series on the wrong foot and they only have themselves to blame
The fourth Test was drawn after Day 5 was washed out. England, down 1-2 in the series, were left frustrated while the visitors could rejoice at the escape
Australia trail England by 61 runs but more rain is forecast for Sunday's final day, which will frustrate the hosts as they bid to win the fourth Test
The Aussie skipper looked bereft of clear ideas and inspiration in England’s first innings at Old Trafford
The opener hammered 189 off 182 balls to spearhead the home team's response to Australia's first-innings total of 317
On Day 1 at Old Trafford, the England bowler became only the second pacer to claim 600 Test wickets