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Edges & Sledges is a weekly cricket podcast focussing on Indian cricket and the IPL. Conceived by the 1tip1hand blog team, the three podcast hosts are ordinary Indian cricket fans based in Singapore, London and Cincinnati. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricketing stories. Do get in touch with comments and queries on contact@1tip1hand.com or on Twitter @1tip1hand. Keep listening!

Edges & Sledges is a weekly cricket podcast focussing on Indian cricket and the IPL. Conceived by the 1tip1hand blog team, the three podcast hosts are ordinary Indian cricket fans based in Singapore, London and Cincinnati. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricketing stories. Do get in touch with comments and queries on contact@1tip1hand.com or on Twitter @1tip1hand. Keep listening!

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Edges & Sledges is a weekly cricket podcast focussing on Indian cricket and the IPL. Conceived by the 1tip1hand blog team, the three podcast hosts are ordinary Indian cricket fans based in Singapore, London and Cincinnati. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricketing stories. Do get in touch with comments and queries on contact@1tip1hand.com or on Twitter @1tip1hand. Keep listening!

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Episodes

Ep. 154: Ramachandra Guha on Cricket

1/25/2021
This week we have the incredible privilege of speaking to Dr. Ramachandra Guha, cricket writer and historian. We discuss India’s recent test series win in Australia and where it ranks amongst the greatest Indian wins, Dr. Guha’s time in the CoA as a BCCI administrator and his latest book – The Commonwealth of Cricket. Dr Guha responds to questions from listeners and we announce details of how to win a copy of the book courtesy Harper Collins (hint: share the link to this podcast, check the...

Duration:00:45:13

Ep.153: Incredible India storm Australia’s Gabba Fortress

1/20/2021
India achieve Gabba glory by beating Australia by 3 wickets to take the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2-1. It is the first time in 33 years that Australia have lost in Brisbane. Varun, DJ and birthday boy Ashwin come together on this historic day to make sense of the most dramatic test series of all time. Sunny Gavaskar video that made us sob https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1351118584328708096?s=21 Siddharth Monga on Rohit’s batting method...

Duration:01:10:22

Ep. 152: Sensational India Save Sydney Test

1/12/2021
In the first episode of 2021, DJ, Varun and Ashwin discuss India’s great escape in the third test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Sydney Test Preview with Couch Pundits YouTube live https://youtu.be/Z_A86qmrZKs Militant Indian cricket fan tweet https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1347895077394403328?s=21 Warne and Symmonds mocking Labuschagne https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.abc.net.au/article/13044540 The unverified video of alleged racial abuse...

Duration:01:22:58

Ep. 151: India Win the Boxing Day Test: The Miracle of Melbourne

12/30/2020
In the final episode of 2020, DJ, Varun and Ashwin discuss all the big talking points of India’s momentous win against Australia at the MCG. Telegraph Article on Rahane https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cricket/2020/12/27/ajinkya-rahane-benefits-dropped-catches-claim-12th-test-century/ Ravindra Jadeja averages when compared with other allrounders https://twitter.com/WisdenCricket/status/1343357401710227456 Gavaskar on Ashwin being sidelined by team management...

Duration:00:57:34

Ep. 150: Cusp of a Win to 36 All Out

12/21/2020
Thirty six for nine or thirty six all out - what difference does it make? The boys get together for their 150th episode and talk through all the big issues from the first day and night test match at Adelaide- selecting Shaw and Saha, Rahane’s moment of madness, India’s poor catching, the Australian tail wagging with Paine and the disaster in the second innings. We also look ahead to the Boxing Day Test and we pick the lucky winner of our E&S jersey contest! Sid Monga article mentioned by...

Duration:00:46:27

Ep. 149: Border-Gavaskar Trophy: First D/N Test Preview

12/14/2020
This week we discuss the first pink ball test of India’s tour of Australia starting in Adelaide on 17 December. We discuss all the big questions facing the Indian test team - who will open with Mayank, the bowling combination, the third seamer, the frontline spinner and of course the all important wicket-keeper batsman spot. Pant v Saha stat https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/771764407968464997/787325791192350730/EpCbcVwVQAAS7mD.jpeg India’s last Pink Ball Test...

Duration:00:43:29

Ep. 148: India Bounce Back to Take T20 Series Against Australia

12/7/2020
What a difference a week makes - this week we talk through an undefeated week for Team India! We discuss the brilliant partnership between Jadeja and Pandya, Shardul’s fire and Maxwell’s brainfade against Bumrah in the last ODI. We then move on to the T20 series and focus on the Yuzvendra-Jadeja concussion substitution drama in the first game, brilliant finishing by Pandya against Sams in the second game and Natarajan’s emergence as a contender for India’s third seamer spot in limited...

Duration:00:59:17

Ep. 147: Australia Thrash India in Sydney ODIs (and Life in the IPL 2020 Bubble Ft. Ragini Kumar)

11/30/2020
In the first half of the episode, we talk about India’s ODI series loss against Australia. We talk about the Rohit selection fiasco, India’s ODI bowling issues, issues against the short ball, squad selection and team balance issues and of course Kohli’s captaincy on the field. There is also praise for the Australian batters “finding their hands”. The second half is a fascinating chat with Ragini Kumar, Star Sports presenter who tells us about her experience in the IPL 2020 COVID-19...

Duration:00:58:05

Ep. 146: IPL 2020 Flop XI and Australia v India ODIs preview

11/23/2020
In the first half of this episode, we pick the IPL 2020 Flop XI - Prithivi Shaw, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Glenn Maxwell, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Kedar Jadhav, Sunil Narine, Daniel Sams, Kuldeep Yadav and Jaydev Unadkat. Lots of discussion and names thrown around on this! In the second half of the show we look ahead to the first ODI of India’s tour of Australia and discuss our thoughts on the starting XI. Sunil Narine as the greatest T20 player of all time:...

Duration:00:48:25

Ep. 145: IPL 2020 Dream XI

11/16/2020
It’s a full house as Varun, Ashwin and DJ come together one final time this IPL! In the first half we deal with IPL withdrawal symptoms and the disappointment of Delhi Capitals losing to Mumbai Indians in the IPL final. We discuss Rohit as captain, SKY’s selfless sacrifice in the final and the proposed mega auction. Congratulations to Mumbai Indians for a fifth IPL title! In the second half we pick our IPL 2020 Dream 11 - KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), AB de...

Duration:00:52:56

Ep. 144: Can Delhi Capitals Stop the Mumbai Indians?

11/9/2020
56 group games and three playoffs later, IPL 2020 comes down to round 4 of Mumbai Indians versus the Delhi Capitals. DJ and Ashwin discuss how things got here in the first half of the show (including the thriller in Qualifier 2 against SRH on Sunday) and look ahead to the IPL 2020 final. We also answer the question - can DC really dethrone four time IPL winners and a defending champions MI? The second half of the show is an entertaining chat between Varun, DJ and three Mumbai Indians fans...

Duration:01:06:23

Ep. 143: IPL 2020 Playoffs Preview

11/5/2020
On this mid week episode Ashwin and DJ talk through all the last minute drama of the Dream11 IPL group stages and look ahead to the playoffs. With DC, MI, SRH and RCB trying for the big trophy, we make some bold predictions! Join us on Discord during the playoffs https://discord.gg/2sujX2J

Duration:00:35:32

Ep. 142: Definitely Not (CSK Special)

11/2/2020
On the first half of this week’s episode Varun, Ashwin and DJ wrap the last full week of the IPL group game. It’s all still to play for with the group stage going all the way to the last game! The second half of the show is a chat with seven (!) Chennai SuperKings fans from all over the world! We talk to them all about this season’s disappointment and their past glory. Dhoni comes up a couple of times! Our World Cup semi-final episode and the Dhoni debate:...

Duration:00:59:13

Ep. 141: SKY is the limit

10/29/2020
In this mid week episode, we talk all the IPL 2020 games since last Sunday. DJ and Ashwin talk Hardik’s brilliant 60 off 21, his post match conference with Bishi and taking a knee. We talk Stokes’s match-winning hundred against Mumbai, his Instagram drama with Marlon Samuels and Delhi Capitals debacle against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Finally we moan about Rishabh Pant’s decline and try and figure out why SKY didn’t make it to the India squad. Hardik takes a knee...

Duration:00:41:46

Ep. 140: IPL 2020 Playoff Race Heats Up (KKR Special)

10/26/2020
It’s a full house this week as Varun, Ashwin and DJ discuss in the first half of the show all the Dream 11 IPL matches played since the mid-week episode. The second half of the episode is our deep-dive with Kolkata Knightriders fan and listener Subhayan Chakraborty. Subhayan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/cricsubhayan?s=21 Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J

Duration:00:55:29

Ep. 139: Siraj Makes Mark; Dhoni’s Youngsters Lack Spark (IPL 2020 Mid-Week Update)

10/22/2020
This week we talk through all the Dream11 IPL games since Superover Sunday - CSK v RR, DC v KXIP and KKR v RCB. We discuss briefly Mumbai Indian’s struggles with Superovers, Dhoni’s comment regarding CSK’s youngsters lacking spark, RR’s batting order, Shaw’s struggles and Siraj’s redemption story. We also briefly discuss the various qualification scenarios and who we think we finish in the top two and top four this year. Dhoni’s “youngsters” press conference:...

Duration:00:31:08

Ep. 138: Superover Sunday (SRH Special)

10/19/2020
DJ records an emergency introduction with Ashwin (who is on the road) to cover the completely mental MI v KXIP match on Sunday - Super Sunday had not one, not two but three super overs! Varun and DJ then cover all the matches since our mid-week episode – RCB v KXIP, KKR v MI, RR v RCB, CSK v DC and KKR v SRH. The second half of the episode is our deep dive with Deccan Chargers/Sunrisers Hyderabad fans - Rahul, Shubham and Rohit. Rahul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/drahulkrishna Rohit on...

Duration:01:17:19

Ep. 137: Was that a Wide, Mr. Reiffel? (IPL 2020 Mid Week Update ft. Shlok)

10/15/2020
DJ is joined by Shlok Ramchandran for this mid-week IPL 2020 update. We discuss the big moments from all the games since our last episode - MI v DC, RCB v KKR, SRH v CSK & DC v RR. Shlok on Twitter: https://twitter.com/shlokh95?s=21 Our special Tewatia jingle: https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1316221079401230337?s=21 Paul Reiffel and Dhoni wide discussion: https://twitter.com/i/events/1316228646537814016?s=21 Kohli on reviews for wides and waist high no balls:...

Duration:00:45:45

Ep. 136: IPL 2020 Week 3 Wrap (RR Special)

10/12/2020
We wrap all the games since our mid-week episode - SRH v KXIP, DC v RR, KKR v KXIP, RCB v CSK and SRH v RR. We talk winning/losing habits, CSK’s chasing woes, KXIP’s pain, Kohli’s form and fitness and Tewatia’s brilliant finishing. The second half of the show is our chat with Rajasthan Royals fans Gautam and Sudeept. Sudeept on Twitter https://twitter.com/sudeept_dwivedi?s=21 Gautam on Twitter https://twitter.com/normally_crazy?s=21 Mid-week episode...

Duration:00:52:17

Ep. 135: IPL 2020 Third Week (Mid-Week Update)

10/8/2020
Ashwin and DJ are back with our mid-week update recapping all the Dream 11 IPL 2020 games played since our last episode – KXIP v CSK, RCB v DC, MI v RR and KKR v CSK. We discuss: - Is KL Rahul’s slow batting costing KXIP and is it time for Gayle and Mujeeb? - The Mankad that wasn’t https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/30046552/dc-vs-rcb-ipl-2020-r-ashwin-warns-non-striker-aaron-finch-straying-crease and the 2016 Keemo Paul run out DJ mentions...

Duration:00:40:39