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  • It’s a full house on this week’s episode as Varun and DJ join Ashwin! In the first half of the show, we preview the India side for the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand.We answer the big questions:-Gill or Mayank or Vihari?-How many spinners?-Shami, Siraj or Ishant?The second half of the show is a great chat between DJ and the Top Order Cricket Podcast: Stu, Michael and Adam give us an insight from New Zealand. We talk strengths, weaknesses and predictions. May the best team win!The Top Order Podcast link (https://open.spotify.com/show/6ursVW5xkXHIpeN72DyksO?si=lC-SWtbKQICaTvEfOFeKLQ&dl_branch=1)Follow The Top Order Podcast on Twitter: (https://twitter.com/Toporderpod?s=09)Join us on our Discord: (https://discord.gg/2sujX2J)You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1handYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/androidor iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

  • This week we are in conversation with Nishad Pai Vaidya and Sachin Bajaj who take us through India’s fairytale wins in 1971 in the West Indies and England. 50 years on, we discuss all the drama, protagonists and turning points of a dramatic year that signalled the emergence of a new cricketing superpower.

    You can read all about it in their book Twice Upon a Time: India's Fairytale Cricket Victories of 1971

    Amazon link: https://amzn.to/3plTlBm

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  • In this episode Varun and DJ are joined by former India keeper, Saba Karim. Saba talks about his career as a cricketer, selector, commentator and administrator. We talk about his podcast on IVM: Khelneeti and of course he also talks about being a part of the Venkaboys for the Cred ad!

    Cred ad: https://youtu.be/gADj-r1t08U

    Saba’s only direct hit run out: https://youtu.be/4ot3wvP9BAQ

    Khelneeti podcast link: https://shows.ivmpodcasts.com/show/khelneeti-dmpa-RdcoYiM02GxxAeGs

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  • On the second part of our discussion with Bharat Sundaresan we talk about India’s win in the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne, the sensational seige at Sydney and the drama of the Brisbane tests. We also discuss his book with Suresh Raina and his upcoming book on India’s tour of Australia.Link to part 1 of this chat: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Vwfico59EZ56lbudwBNWy?si=GfV8xJXJS8yzDjPofL4LbwThe Summer of Siraj: https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/m.cricbuzz.com/amp/cricket-news/115791/the-summer-of-sirajVideo with Mel Farell: https://twitter.com/melindafarrell/status/1348239273670053889?s=21Bharat’s books https://www.amazon.in/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3ABharat+Sundaresan&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_2Join us on our Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2JYou can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1handYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the new and improved IVM Podcast App on Android: https://ivm.today/androidor iOS: https://ivm.today/ios

  • This week is the first part of our chat with cricket writer and author, Bharat Sunderesan. We talk everything from Bharat’s lustrous locks to elusive Raina fans to his obsession with West Indies cricket, watching net practice and wrestling. We also cover the infamous 36/9 test match at Adelaide from India’s tour of Australia.

    Links to the articles mentioned:

    Bharat’s article where he refers to Rishabh Pant in the nets: https://www.google.co.uk/amp/m.cricbuzz.com/amp/cricket-news/115680/bruised-but-unbowed-indias-mighty-display-of-guts-and-gumption-pujara-vihari-pant-ashwin-scg-india-vs-australia-cricbuzzcom

    Links on Bharat’s search for Pattrick Patterson:

    Indian express article https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/patrick-patterson-an-unquiet-mind-4762590/lite/

    Episode with Gaurav Kapur: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ul2j7Qv44MIzSS5pj1iZ8?si=QH9is_lzRtyYTiwndsncOA

    Episode with Jarrod Kimber: https://open.spotify.com/episode/7wPzZq8dAEOH33PLG1cpX9?si=QbQ7lokqQACeugyfJ1VTSA

    Bharat’s Indian express Article on Anil Gurav: https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/indianexpress.com/article/news-archive/print/the-one-who-dropped-the-ball-before-sachin-tendulkar-there-was-anil-gurav/lite/

    Amazon link to buy Bharat’s books, The Dhoni Touch and Believe: https://www.amazon.in/s?i=stripbooks&rh=p_27%3ABharat+Sundaresan&ref=dp_byline_sr_book_2

  • On this week’s episode Ashwin and Varun do a mid-point review on IPL 2021, going through hits and misses for each team for the season up until it was suspended.

    They go team by team and highlight standout performers, and those who fell short, and give our three CEAT Awards for the season so far!

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  • On this week’s episode Ashwin and DJ wrap the unexpectedly last game of the season, DC v PBKS.

    With IPL 2021 getting suspended / postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19, they talk about what went wrong, what decisions the BCCI should have taken differently, and when (if at all) this season will be completed.

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  • On this week’s episode Ashwin and Varun wrap the games since our last episode - MI v RR, DC v KKR, PBKS v RCB, MI v CSK and RR v SRH.

    Harpreet Brar has a dream debut, dismissing Kohli, AB and Maxwell within 7 balls and Pollard unleashes some heroics to help MI chase 218 vs CSK.

    David Warner gets dropped from SRH and KL Rahul is out with appendicitis, leading to two new captains in IPL 2021 this week too.

    Lastly, help these two decide what to call Double Headers depending on which day of the week they're played!

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  • On the third mid week IPL 2021 episode DJ and Ashwin discuss the DC v SRH superover finish, KKR captain Eoin Morgan’s return to form, PBKS’s captaincy woes, Delhi’s Capital’s 1 run loss against RCB and CSK’s easy chase against SRH to keep them top of the table.

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  • On this week’s episode DJ and Varun wrap the games since our last episode - RR v RCB, MI v PBKS, KKR v RR, CSK v RCB and the first innings of DC v SRH.

    VVS get the boys and come https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1386039705217773572?s=21

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  • Ashwin is joined by DJ to wrap all the Vivo IPL 2021 games since our last episode - PBKS v DC, CSK v RR, MI v DC, PBKS v SRH and CSK v KKR!As the Delhi Capitals and Chennai Super Kings win 2 games each to go near the top of the table, Sunrisers Hyderabad pick up their first win and the Punjab Kings need to do something different to keep their hopes alive.CSK's entire team wins the CEAT SecuraDrive award, while Andre Russell and Pat Cummins share the CEAT Puncture Resistant award.Join us on our Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2JYou can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1handLast but not least, play IPL T20 Fantasy Cricket with us this year! Join our Private League: Tap https://fantasy.iplt20.com/season/league/join/54P3Z11NAV0110You can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ashwin is joined by Varun for the weekly episode on the IPL. They pick up on all the matches post the mid week update. We discuss the low scoring games, the emergence of bowlers especially uncapped, the return of Deepak Chahar's swing bowling and how Chris Morris silenced his critics!

    Deepak Chahar picks up our CEAT SecuraDrive player of the week and Chris Morris is the CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week.

    Tune in, as we discuss RR vs DC, CSK vs PBKS, MI vs SRH and RCB vs KKR.

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  • Ashwin is joined by DJ on Edges and Sledges' first mid-week update episode of IPL 2021.

    We talk the three games played since our last episode - PBKS v RR, MI v KKR and RCB v SRH. We talk Samson's brilliant hundred, Rahul's 91, Deepak Hooda's 65, Chetan Sakariya’a debut, Mumbai "winning ugly" and SRH's meltdown against Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel and Md Siraj to put RCB on top of the table.

    The Chetan Sakariya story https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/rajasthan-royals-vs-punjab-kings-ipl-2021-chetan-sakariya-overcame-personal-tragedy-to-make-it-to-the-ipl-1258726

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  • This week Varun and Ashwin join DJ to discuss the opening weekend of IPL 2021. We talk RCB v MI, the genius of AB de Villiers and of course the Tom Curran v Sam Curran sibling rivalry. We also discuss the incredible win by the Delhi Capitals over the Chennai Superkings. We talk selection, Pant's captaincy and of course Prithvi and Shikhar Dhawan’s fantastic partnership.Harshal Patel picks up our CEAT SecuraDrive player of the week for the first ever five-for against the Mumbai Indians and Prithvi Shaw is the CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week for his brilliant fifty against the Chennai Superkings.The second half of the show is a discussion between DJ and Jack Hope of The Cricket Podcast about the KKR v SRH match. We talk strike rates, batting orders and match losing innings. We also discuss SRH's chances of making the playoffs.Watch the raw unedited video recordings on the dedicated Edges & Sledges YouTube channel. Subscribe and turn on those notifications! https://youtube.com/channel/UCXuz5pvzBvyvefMt1r0oDDQCheck out the Cricket Podcast on www.Twitter.com/thecricketpod and their longer conversation with DJ on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW0idpYp_Bs. Do give them like a like and subscribe!Our maiden appearance on the DC Toli x Delhi Capitals watch party https://youtu.be/6oFbShc5a14Gayle’s music video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbyywJxm20wIndiranagar ka gunda ad https://twitter.com/devaiahpb/status/1380463304305442817?s=21Yuzi and Kyle WWE video https://www.instagram.com/reel/CNZL-B7HRuC/?igshid=1bnpva8ff0svgJoin us on our Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2JYou can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1handYou can reach out to us on social media. We're @ivmpodcasts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • DJ and Ashwin join Varun for the ultimate IPL 2021 preview.

    We go through every team, their strengths and weaknesses and their key players. We make our predictions for the playoffs, announce the winners of the #BatwithCEAT giveaway and the giveaway for signed copies of Gulu Ezekiel’s latest book. Congratulations to all the winners!

    Finally, we announce the Edges & Sledges x official IPL 2021 fantasy league.

    The Danny Morrison episode Ep. 123: IPL 2020 Feels with Danny Morrison

    Raw live video on YouTube (remember to subscribe and turn on notifications) The Ultimate IPL 2021 Preview : Ep.165 The Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast

    Winners of the #BatwithCEAT and Myth Busting giveaways Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast on Twitter

    Fantasy league code Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast on Twitter

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  • In the first half of the show, Ashwin and Varun wrap India’s nerve-wracking 2-1 ODI series win. Ashwin gloats about winning the prediction contest as both are thrilled to have India beat England across all 3 formats.

    We review the 3 ODI series, performance of each of the bowlers, and how India just managed to pull off the series victory even when Sam Curran looked poised to steal it from Team India. As always, we celebrate Rishabh Pant and talk about the importance of a deep bowling bench for India given the busy calendar.

    Bairstow and Stokes win the CEAT SecuraDrive award, and Varun surprises Ashwin with this week’s 2nd CEAT award winner – tune in to find out who gets it.

    Also your last chance to enter the March #BatwithCEAT giveaway. Winner will be announced on next week’s show!

    After the CEAT Strategic time-out, DJ speaks to cricket writer Gulu Ezekiel about his new book “Myth Busting: Indian Cricket Behind The Headlines”. We will give away three signed copies of the book so enter the contest by:
    1. Retweeting the pinned tweet on our Twitter profile (twitter.com/1tip1hand) with the link to this episode
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    Our previous episode with Gulu: Ep. 102: Cricket in The Time of Coronavirus (feat. Gulu Ezekiel)

    Link to buy Gulu’s latest book: https://rupapublications.co.in/books/myth-busting-indian-cricket-behind-the-headlines/

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  • Edges & Sledges goes live this week as Ashwin and DJ join Varun to wrap India’s fabulous T20 series win against England.

    We summarise the last three ODIs before getting stuck into the big questions - KL Rahul, who should opener with Kishan, Kohli and Rohit, Kohli’s captaincy (again) and India’s middle order conundrum. In the second half we each give our top 7 batters for the T20 world cup and also talk about the bowlers we would back to win India the WT20 trophy in October.

    SKY wins the CEAT SecuraDrive award for player of the week for his brilliant batting and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar takes the puncture safe performer of the week for his excellent returns with the ball in the last two games.

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  • On this week’s episode, DJ joins Ashwin as we talk: selection strategy by the India and England sides whether Kohli should give up the T20 captaincy; and whether India can disrupt England’s white ball supremacy.

    We deep dive the first two India v England T20s at the Narendra Modi Stadium and talk about Shaw’s incredible run in Mumbai’s victorious Vijay Hazare Trophy.

    Ashwin’s appearance on the Cricket Pod India v England - First T20 - Virat Kohli’s Duck, India’s Collapse, Mark Wood’s Pace, Roy’s Power

    Episode with Jeremy Snape Ep. 161: Mind Games with Jeremy Snape

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  • England cricketer and high performance coach Jeremy Snape joins us on this special mid week episode to discuss the mental challenges faced by cricketers and high performers. We talk about playing cricket in the social media era, living life in a bubble, sledging and much more.

    Jeremy’s podcast, Inside the Mind of Champions:
    Inside the Mind of Champions

    Find Jeremy on social media:
    https://twitter.com/thesportingedge?s=09

    https://instagram.com/jeremy.snape?igshid=1e8y1meqnhd30

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  • Ashwin is joined by Varun and DJ this week as India win the test series against England 3-1 to complete a magnificent comeback and book their spot in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship Final. We discuss all the highs and lows from the fourth test at Ahmedabad including:

    More selection errors from England and Dom Bess’s performancePoor first innings batting performance from EnglandFightback by England thwarted by the brilliance of India’s young guns Rishabh Pant and Washington SundarIndia’s problem of plenty in the pace as well as spin departments

    We pick Rishabh Pant (who else?!) as the CEAT SecuraDrive player of the week for his 101 and Washington Sundar as the CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week for his 96* and the important wicket of a well set Ben Stokes. We also look forward to India’s T20 games against England and the upcoming IPL 2021.

    Axar as Jadeja’s understudy: https://wickets.substack.com/p/axar-patel-crickets-greatest-understudy

    Redditors have fun with Shastri’s bubble comments: https://www.reddit.com/r/CricketShitpost/comments/lzd3rt/major_lazer_bubble_butt_feat_ravi_shastriavi/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=mweb

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