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Edges & Sledges is India’s favourite cricket podcast. The podcast focusses on Indian cricket and the IPL. The three hosts are hardcore cricket fans living in Singapore, London and the USA. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricket stories. Edges & Sledges is created and hosted by Ashwin Garg, Dhananjaya Chak (DJ) and Varun Garg. New episodes release every week. Get in touch with Edges & Sledges on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram (@1tip1hand) or email us on contact@1tip1hand.com.

Edges & Sledges is India’s favourite cricket podcast. The podcast focusses on Indian cricket and the IPL. The three hosts are hardcore cricket fans living in Singapore, London and the USA. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricket stories. Edges & Sledges is created and hosted by Ashwin Garg, Dhananjaya Chak (DJ) and Varun Garg. New episodes release every week. Get in touch with Edges & Sledges on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram (@1tip1hand) or email us on contact@1tip1hand.com.

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Edges & Sledges is India’s favourite cricket podcast. The podcast focusses on Indian cricket and the IPL. The three hosts are hardcore cricket fans living in Singapore, London and the USA. Edges & Sledges is where they come together to talk about the week’s biggest cricket stories. Edges & Sledges is created and hosted by Ashwin Garg, Dhananjaya Chak (DJ) and Varun Garg. New episodes release every week. Get in touch with Edges & Sledges on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram (@1tip1hand) or email us on contact@1tip1hand.com.

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Episodes

Ep. 159: India Spin it to Win it (as England Burn Against Turn)

3/1/2021
DJ is joined by Varun and Ashwin to wrap the third test match of the series against England at Ahmedabad. We focus on the importance of the toss, team selection errors, umpiring and of course we answer all the important questions about the pitch including: Are two day tests a good look for test cricket? Is England’s batting up to test standard? Is India killing test cricket with its pitches? Double standards on seaming against spinning pitches? Does this pitch chatter devalue spinners’...

Duration:00:58:10

Ep. 158: IPL 2021 Auction & Motera D/N Test Preview (ft. Jake Lush McCrum)

2/22/2021
On this week’s episode we preview the 3rd India v England pink ball test at Ahmedabad’s newest stadium, discuss the new additions to India’s T20 squad and run down the big buys for each of the IPL teams, giving each franchise a score out of 10 for their auction performance. We also announce Kyle Jamieson as the CEAT SecuraDrive Player of the Week and Cheteshwar Pujara as the CEAT Puncture Resistant Performer of the Week for their auction performance. The second half is the first of our...

Duration:01:04:09

Ep. 157: India v England: Ashwin & Rohit Inspire Fightback to Win Second Chennai Test (ft. Nishad Pai Vaidya)

2/17/2021
Normal service resumes as India beats England in the second Chennai test to level the test series 1-1. We talk about the important of the toss, the “unplayable” Chennai pitch, Rohit’s hundred, Kohli’s first innings dismissal, Kohli’s on-field antics, Ashwin’s genius and much more. We pick the CEAT SecuraDrive player of the week – Ravichandran Ashwin for his eight wickets and second innings hundred – and our favourite player Rishabh Pant gets the CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week...

Duration:00:51:06

Ep. 156: England Dominate India in First Chennai Test

2/10/2021
In the first half of this episode, Varun joins DJ to discuss the first test match between India and England at the Chepauk stadium in Chennai. We talk through all the big performances and name Root our first CEAT player of the week and Ashwin our first CEAT reliable performer of the week. The second half of the show is where Ashwin joins Varun and DJ as we talk Indian comeback stories, pitches, Kohli’s captaincy, why teams are winning more abroad and we look ahead to the second test at...

Duration:00:43:21

Ep. 155: India vs England Test Series Preview (feat. Anindya Dutta)

2/1/2021
In the first half of the show Ashwin, DJ and Varun discuss the upcoming test series between India and England. The second half of the show is an interview with Anindya Dutta, banker by day and cricket writer by night. We announce the winner of The Commonwealth of Cricket giveaway and announce another giveaway for Anindya’s book - Wizards, The Story of Indian Spin bowling. All you need to do is share the link to this podcast and tell us your favourite spell of Indian spin bowling. The cost...

Duration:01:02:58

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