158 episodes

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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    • 4.6 • 23 Ratings

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.

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

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

    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 Rajasthan Royals specials and we are joined by Jake Lush McCrum, COO of the Rajasthan Royals to discuss his role at the franchise, RR’s auction preparation and strategy and their big buys at the IPL 2021 auction.
    Polls for E&S X CEAT SecuraDrive player of week and E&S x CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week: https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1363420185340874754?s=21
    Enter the #BatWithCEAT contest for February 2021 by answering the question we ask on the show.
    You can find Jake on Twitter: @JakeLushMcCrumhttps://twitter.com/JakeLushMcCrum?s=09
    Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J
    You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand
    You 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/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 157: India v England: Ashwin & Rohit Inspire Fightback to Win Second Chennai Test (ft. Nishad Pai Vaidya)

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

    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 for his exciting batting and excellent keeping.
    After the CEAT strategic time-out we talk with Nishad Pai Vaidya - sports anchor, broadcaster and writer on the Chennai crowd, the Chennai pitch and the importance of the toss.
    Polls for E&S X CEAT SecuraDrive player of week and E&S x CEAT puncture resistant performer of the week: https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1361625249951985669?s=20
    Kimber’s article on Ashwin against Dan Lawrence: https://wickets.substack.com/p/ashwins-academy
    Edges & Sledges episode on India’s first pink ball test: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3An5CQMH4Hb4eO3HZf9BSV?si=xoHRwcnFR7-gnYAyo__veg
    Edges & Sledges episode with Snehal Pradhan: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DqMhDI8MMirP1D3rsSpbJ?si=JSP-rB3GTvq5LoS_ODCzpA
    Links to articles about pitches:Kimber: https://twitter.com/ajarrodkimber/status/1360938647567147014?s=20Snehal Pradhan: https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/hot-days-and-dry-wickets-aren-t-bad-just-different-101613441880045.htmlGeorge Dobell: https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/ind-vs-eng-2nd-test-chennai-2nd-day-english-attitudes-towards-turning-pitches-need-to-change-1251770Sid Monga: https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/30898255/ind-vs-eng,-2nd-test,-chennai,-2nd-day-india-driver-seat-their-method,-skill-discipline
    Enter the #BatWithCEAT contest for February 2021 by answering the question we ask on the show.
    You can find Nishad on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nishadpaivaidya?s=21
    Niche Sports: https://twitter.com/niche_sports?s=21
    Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J
    You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand
    You 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/

    • 51 min
    Ep. 156: England Dominate India in First Chennai Test

    Ep. 156: England Dominate India in First Chennai Test

    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 Chepauk. We also discuss what India need to do to make it to the final of the World Test Championship at Lords in June 2021.
    Enter the #BatWithCEAT giveaway for February 2021 by answering the followed question we ask on the show- "Before the first test against England that India has just lost, when was the last time India lost a test at Chennai?" Name the opposition and give us the year. Winner must have an Indian delivery address.
    Jarrod Kimber article on Kohli’s control percentage https://wickets.substack.com/p/virat-kohli-was-flawless?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cta
    Abhinav Mukund tweet on pitches Abhinav mukund on Twitter
    Criticism of SG ball https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/ind-vs-eng-1st-test-chennai-virat-kohli-and-r-ashwin-criticism-brings-sg-ball-back-in-focus-1250862
    Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J
    You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand
    You 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/

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

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

    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 of dropped catches: https://www.thecricketmonthly.com/story/1056115/how-do-dropped-catches-impact-a-test
    Cricinfo article on Chennai curator: https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/india-vs-england-chepauk-accidental-curator-set-to-roll-out-pitch-with-english-look-1249664
    Anindya’s e-book on the 1971 tour:https://www.amazon.in/Greatest-Year-Tours-Indies-England-ebook/dp/B08F7TYTQ1/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+greatest+year&qid=1612109521&sr=8-1
    Links to buy Wizards: The Story of Indian spin bowling by Anindya DuttaUK: https://amzn.to/3tl06p1India: https://amzn.to/2MorscV

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep. 154: Ramachandra Guha on Cricket

    Ep. 154: Ramachandra Guha on Cricket

    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 subtitle of the book and send us your answer to the question asked by Ashwin on the podcast).
    1996 article mentioned by Dr Guha – in Defence of the Draw https://scroll.in/field/983817/ramachandra-guha-in-defence-of-the-draw
    Rohit Brijnath article on the rhythms of test cricket https://lifestyle.livemint.com/news/opinion/the-slow-music-of-test-cricket-111610708725244.html
    Links to buy Dr. Guha’s book:India: https://amzn.to/3obGRdBUK: https://uk.bookshop.org/a/4569/9780008422509
    Listener questions: https://twitter.com/1tip1hand/status/1352173583590694912?s=20
    E&S Episode with Gulu Ezekiel https://ivmpodcasts.com/edges-and-sledges-episode-list/2020/3/16/ep-102-cricket-in-the-time-of-coronavirus-feat-gulu-ezekiel
    Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J
    You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand
    You 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/

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

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

    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 https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/aus-vs-ind-4th-test-brisbane-nathan-lyon-s-plan-just-trumped-the-rohit-sharma-method-1248047
    The Summer of Siraj article https://www.google.co.uk/amp/m.cricbuzz.com/amp/cricket-news/115791/the-summer-of-siraj-cricbuzzcom
    Monga on Siraj https://www.espncricinfo.com/story/_/id/30734328/australia-vs-india-miya-bhai-mohammed-siraj-lives-father-dream-fullestJoin us on Discord: https://discord.gg/2sujX2J
    You can follow Edges & Sledges on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @1tip1hand
    You 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/

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

zoombaah ,

Reinvigorated my love for Cricket

Love listening in every week to the podcast. Zoombaaht of view of a fervent fan on the ICT is well articulated by the trio of podcast hosts.

Gamer Unplugged ,

1tip1hand Leaves ours hands Full !

One the best podcast available currently.
Topics range a lot.
Lot of dynamics are brought forward.
Keep going !!

Sudeept Dwivedi ,

Edges and Sledges Cricket Podcast Review

To an Indian Cricket Fan’s delight we finally have a regular solid podcast . All that a cricket fan could ask for. The fans engagement is level A Class and the content is relevant.The hosts bring out the emotions and feelings of an average fan quite beautifully. The podcast we can relate to.

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