Matters and words are never minced, whether it’s 90 minutes, 50 overs, 5 sets or 3 days.
THE WRITER’S ROOM \\ 18th November 2021
THE MTAG WRITERS PICK THEIR FOOTBALL PET PEEVES
The MTAG: More Than A Game writers, Sooraj Suresh, Harshavardhan Ghadge, Srinivas Sadhanand, Amogh Panse and Arnav Khanna pick their football pet peeves.
S. SOORAJ \\ 15th November 2021
T20 WORLD CUP 2021 FINAL: 4 TALKING POINTS
S. Sooraj writes his 4 talking points on the T20 World Cup Final: Australia vs New Zealand, with Mitchell Marsh, Kane Williamson and Josh Hazlewood stealing the headlines.
S. SOORAJ \\ 12th November 2021
AUSTRALIA VS PAKISTAN: 4 TALKING POINTS
S. Sooraj gives his 4 talking points from a certified classic- Australia vs Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2021, with Matthew Wade and Mohammad Rizwan stealing the headlines.
ARNAV KHANNA \\ 2nd November 2021
CREATING 5 DREAM FOOTBALLER DUOS FROM THE PAST AND THE PRESENT
Imagine Ronaldinho and Neymar on the same pitch, bamboozling defenders in tandem? That’s what this piece is about and here are Arnav Khanna’s 5 most incredible footballer duos from the past and the present.
S. SOORAJ \\ 1st November 2021
POSING THE 3 QUESTIONS PLAGUING TEAM INDIA POST-NEW ZEALAND
S. Sooraj poses the 3 questions plaguing the Indian cricket team, after a horrific defeat to New Zealand as the Men in Blue are all but out of semi-final contention for the T20 World Cup 2021.
ARNAV KHANNA \\ 31st October 2021
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR VS MANCHESTER UNITED: 4 TALKING POINTS
Arnav Khanna writes the 4 talking points from Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lives to fight another day against Nuno Espirito Santo.
S. SOORAJ \\ 25th October 2021
INDIA VS PAKISTAN: 4 TALKING POINTS
As Pakistan annihilated India in a contest for the ages at the T20 World Cup 2021, S. Sooraj analyses the 4 main talking points.
S. SOORAJ \\ 12th October 2021
RCB VS KKR: 5 TALKING POINTS
S. Sooraj unpacks the 5 talking points from RCB vs KKR as Virat Kohli’s time at the helm as RCB skipper ended in heartbreak, amongst other things.
THE WRITERS ROOM \\ 9th October 2021
THE MTAG WRITERS PICK THE NEXT NEWCASTLE MANAGER
As the Newcastle United takeover has been the main point of conversation amongst every football fan, the MTAG: More Than A Game writers pick the next manager to lead the Toon Army.
S. SOORAJ \\ 8th October 2021
IF FAF AND GAIKWAD MISFIRE, CAN CSK’S MIDDLE-ORDER HANDLE THE HEAT?
S. Sooraj addresses the question behind CSK’s untested middle-order and whether they can rise to the task if Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad have an off day.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND AND ARNAV KHANNA \\ 4th October 2021
LIVERPOOL VS MANCHESTER CITY: PLAYER RATINGS
Arnav Khanna and Srinivas Sadhanand hand out the player ratings for the game of the season between Liverpool and Manchester City.
S. SOORAJ \\ 29th September 2021
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: PANDYA’S 40 (30) VS PUNJAB KINGS
Hardik Pandya reminded the doubters of why he is one of the biggest gamechangers in the game against the Punjab Kings. S. Sooraj puts the Mumbai Indians all-rounder’s 40 (30) under the microscope.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND AND ARNAV KHANNA \\ 27th September 2021
THE NORTH LONDON DERBY: 5 THINGS WE LEARNED
As Arsenal battered Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 in the North London Derby, Srinivas Sadhanand and Arnav Khanna report on the 5 things we learned.
S. SOORAJ \\ 25th September 2021
THE REVIVAL OF DWAYNE BRAVO: THE DEATH BOWLER
S. Sooraj focused on the resurgence of Dwayne Bravo as a death bowler with his heroics against not just the Royal Challengers Bangalore, but also the Mumbai Indians.
S. SOORAJ \\ 23rd September 2021
WHY SHUBMAN GILL NEEDS TO EMBRACE THE PRESSURE OF BEING KKR’S MAIN MAN
S. Sooraj writes a Kolkata Knight Riders-Mumbai Indians preview, with a special focus on why Shubman Gill this season.
THE WRITER’S ROOM \\ 22nd September 2021
THE MTAG WRITERS PICK 5 WEIRD TRANSFERS THAT MAKE SENSE
The MTAG: More Than A Game writers join forces to pitch 5 weird transfers that make sense, but also not to produce a piece that is pure chaos.
S. SOORAJ \\ 21st September 2021
KKR VS RCB: 4 TALKING POINTS
KKR made easy work of RCB as S. Sooraj analysed the 4 talking points from what turned out to be a mismatch.
THE WRITER’S ROOM \\ 10th September 2021
5 MTAG WRITERS PICK 5 RIVAL PLAYERS THEY LOVE
5 MTAG: More Than A Game writers pick 5 rival players that they secretly love, even if they’d not want to admit that.
4 TALKING POINTS FROM THE DUTCH GRAND PRIX
S. SOORAJ \\ 2nd September 2021
WHY THERE’S A COMEBACK ON THE CARDS FOR KOHLI AND CO.
As India and England battle it out at Headingley today, S. Sooraj talks about why a comeback should be expected from Virat Kohli and Co.
ARNAV KHANNA \\ 23rd August 2021
ARSENAL VS CHELSEA: 4 THINGS WE LEARNED
As Romelu Lukaku and Reece James inspired Chelsea to turn Arsenal over. Arnav Khanna writes his 4 talking points from a true mismatch..
VIRENDER SEHWAG OR ROHIT SHARMA: WHO’S BETTER?
S. SOORAJ \\ 17th July 2021
WHY GAYLE AT NO.3 IS A NO-BRAINER AT THE T20 WORLD CUP
S. Sooraj makes a strong case for why Chris Gayle playing as a No.3, amongst other things HAS to go to the 2020 ICC T20 Men’s World Cup.
ADITYA GOKHALE AND SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 11th July 2021
EURO 2020 FINAL REVIEW- ITALY VS ENGLAND: 4 TALKING POINTS
Italy have been crowned the champions of Euro 2020 as it’s not coming home for England. Srinivas Sadhanand and Amogh Panse break the Euro 2020 final down..
ADITYA GOKHALE AND SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 11th July 2021
ARGENTINA VS BRAZIL: 5 TALKING POINTS
With Argentina beating Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America final, Lionel Messi has finally won an international trophy. Aditya Gokhale and Srinivas Sadhanand write their 5 talking points from a historic tie.
WRITERS ROOM \\ 10th July 2021
ENGLAND VS ITALY: THE MTAG WRITERS PREDICT THE EURO 2020 FINAL
With England vs Italy having all the makings of a classic in the Euro 2020 final, the MTAG: More Than A Game writers predict a clash all eyes will be on.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND AND AMOGH PANSE \\ 8th July 2021
EURO 2020- ENGLAND VS DENMARK: 4 TALKING POINTS
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 4th July 2021
EURO 2020- ENGLAND VS UKRAINE: 3 TALKING POINTS
S. SOORAJ \\ 1st July 2021
5 THINGS RAHUL DRAVID SHOULD DO IN INDIA’S TOUR OF SRI LANKA
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 30th June 2021
EURO 2020- ENGLAND VS GERMANY: 4 THINGS WE LEARNED
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 29th June 2021
EURO 2020- FRANCE VS SWITZERLAND: 3 TALKING POINTS
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 27th June 2021
EURO 2020- ITALY VS AUSTRIA: 3 TALKING POINTS
As Italy beat Austria 2-0 AET in the Euro 2020 Round of 16, Srinivas Sadhanand writes about his 3 talking points from the contest.
S. SOORAJ \\ 24th June 2021
WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP REVIEW: 4 TALKING POINTS
As Kane Williamson got the edge over Virat Kohli to win his first ICC trophy as captain, S. Sooraj writes his 4 talking points from our World Test Championship Final Review.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 24th June 2021
EURO 2020- PORTUGAL VS FRANCE: 4 THINGS WE LEARNED
As Portugal vs France played out like a blockbuster, Srinivas Sadhanand picks the 4 things we learned from the Group F headline clash.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 23rd June 2021
EURO 2020- ENGLAND VS CZECH REPUBLIC: 3 THINGS WE LEARNED
Srinivas Sadhanand talks about the 3 things we learned from England vs Czech Republic. after Bukayo Saka and Jack Grealish inspired the Three Lions to victory.
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 19th June 2021
EURO 2020- ENGLAND VS SCOTLAND: 3 TALKING POINTS
SRINIVAS SADHANAND AND HARSHAVARDHAN GHADGE \\ 16th June 2021
EURO 2020- FRANCE VS GERMANY: 4 THINGS WE LEARNED
SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 14th June 2021
THE 4 TAKEAWAYS FROM THE NETHERLANDS’ WIN VS UKRAINE
Denzel Dumfries’ last-gasp winner was enough for the Netherlands to get over the line against Ukraine in a breathless encounter. Srinivas Sadhanand sums up his 4 takeaways from the Oranje display.
SOORAJ SURESH, AMOGH PANSE AND SRINIVAS SADHANAND \\ 13th June 2021
ENGLAND VS CROATIA: 3 THINGS WE LEARNED
England kicked their Euro 2020 campaign off with a 1-0 win against Croatia, courtesy of a Raheem Sterling winner. Sooraj Suresh, Amogh Panse and Srinivas Sadhanand analyse the 3 things we learned from the clash.
AKASH ANURAG \\ 10th June 2021
LES BLEUS: EVERYONE’S BEST BET TO WIN EURO 2020
France are the outright favorites, going into Euro 2020 but are things too good to be true or are they the real deal? Akash Anurag explains why Les Bleus are once again top dogs.
KABIR ALI \\ 8th June 2021
CAN PORTUGAL GO BACK-TO-BACK IN 2021?
Defending champions Portugal are everyone’s Euro 2020 favourites, fronted by Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes. What should we expect of the 2016 European champions? Kabir Ali gets things underway.
HARSHAVARDHAN GHADGE \\ 5th June 2021
ANALYSING GERMANY: SUPERSTARS GALORE BUT NOBODY’S EURO 2020 FAVORITES
Germany have an array of elite players but they’re nobody’s favorites, going into Euro 2020. Harshavardhan Ghadge analyses the Die Mannschaft squad and has his say.