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The Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast

The Edges & Sledges Cricket Podcast

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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 or on Twitter @1tip1hand.

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146 Episodes
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: 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: or iOS:, or any other podcast app.You can check out our website at
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 Villiers, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Jadeja, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Md Shami. ESPN cricinfo’s Smart Stats on Rabada
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 about their team, its IPL success and its prospects going forward. Abhinav on Twitter: Aditya on Twitter: Sumit on Twitter: Join us during the IPL final on Discord:
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
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: Uday on Twitter Ananth on Twitter Ajinkya on Twitter Jai on Twitter Naveen on Twitter Rohit on Twitter Abinash on Instagram Join us on Discord:
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 Hardik “Remember the Name” Pandya Marlon’s appalling comments on Ben Stokes Ben Jones article on Rishabh Pant Kohli sledging SKY SKY’s celebration Gaurav Sundararaman episode Join us on Discord:
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: Join us on Discord:
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: India Today article on Dhoni’s comment regarding youngsters lacking spark: Hindu article on Dhoni’s comment regarding youngsters lacking spark Discord link:
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: Rohit on Twitter: Shubham on Twitter: The Chris Jordan run out: Join us on Discord:
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: Our special Tewatia jingle: Paul Reiffel and Dhoni wide discussion: Kohli on reviews for wides and waist high no balls: Join us on our Discord channel link:
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 Gautam on Twitter Mid-week episode The Vijay Lokapally episode Join us on our Discord channel link:
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 and the 2016 Keemo Paul run out DJ mentions - SKY’s knock and why he isn’t in the reckoning for an ODI spot - KKR’s batting order and CSK’s chasing woes. Join us on our Discord channel link:
On the first half of this week’s episode Varun, Ashwin and DJ come together to talk through the highlights of the rest of week 2 of the Dream 11 IPL 2020. We talk of CSK and KKR’s batting struggles, Kohli’s return to form against RR and DC’s narrow win over KKR in Sharjah (including of course some Rishabh Pant chat). In the second half of the show, we talk to Delhi Capitals fans Achal Varma and Kartik O about the trials and tribulations of following our favourite team since their Daredevil days. Some cracking stats about players that have worn and discarded Delhi colours! Achal on Twitter: Kartik on Twitter: Join our Discord channel for match and fantasy cricket banter:
By popular demand, Ashwin and DJ bring you our first ever mid-week IPL update. We discuss the games played so far in the second week of IPL 2020 (RCB v MI, DC v SRH and KKR v RR). Sid Monga’s article on Rahul Tewatia Pandya’s leg side preference Abdul Samad’s story Natarajan’s story Everyone beating everyone else: Join us on our Discord channel link:
On the first half of this week’s episode Ashwin and DJ talk through all the highs and lows of week 1 of the Dream11 IPL. We focus particularly on RR’s record breaking chase against KXIP and Rahul Tewatia’s brilliant redemption story. We also discuss CSK’s and KKR’s struggles with their batting order and go through all the other games of the week. In the second half of the episode, we talk to RCB fans Sreekar and Yashwant about the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Watch out for the fireworks around Kohli’s captaincy! Join the Edges & Sledges fantasy cricket league for IPL 2020 (includes details of fantasy banter channel) Ashwin’s article on the coin toss: Remembering Dean Jones: Sreekar on Twitter: Yashwant on Twitter: Aakash Chopra’s article on Dhoni batting at 7: Tweet about retirement outs in T20s: Viru ki baithak:
The moment we have all been waiting for is upon us! On this week’s podcast we cover the thrilling opening weekend of the Dream11 IPL 2020. With only two matches having been played, we discuss all the big talking points from the CSK v MI opener and the DC v KXIP match that went into a superover. The second half of the show is our chat with three awesome KXIP fans - Rahul Kumar, Inderveer Singh and Bharath Kumar (this was recorded before the result of the second match of the day was known!) Join the Edges & Sledges fantasy cricket league for IPL 2020 (includes details of fantasy banter channel)
Ashwin, Varun and DJ are back for the second half of the ultimate IPL 2020. In this week’s episode, we cover the squads, strengths and weaknesses of: 1) Chennai Superkings 2) Delhi Capitals 3) Sunrisers Hyderabad 4) Kings XI Punjab First half of the IPL 2020 preview covering RCB, MI, KKR and RR Ashwin and DJ appear on the Cricket Badger podcast to preview the IPL Join the Edges & Sledges fantasy cricket league for IPL 2020 (includes details of fantasy banter channel)
Ep. 129 IPL 2020 Preview - Part 1 (RCB, MI, KKR & RR) It’s a full house this week as Ashwin, Varun and DJ start to gear up for IPL 2020 starting on 19 September 2020. In this preview episode, we cover the squads, strengths and weaknesses of: 1) Royal Challengers Bangalore 2) Mumbai Indians 3) Kolkata Knightriders 4) Rajasthan Royals Join the chatter on the Edges & Sledges Discord channel
DJ is finally out of his Dhoni retirment funk as he joins Varun on this week’s episode. They talk about everything from Jimmy’s 600 (and Shoaib’s backhanded compliment) to Suresh Raina’s departure from the IPL to the latest celebrity baby to hit the scene courtesy Virat and Anushka. DJ’s episode with Cyrus Broacha Shoaib’s tweet about Jimmy Anderson’s 600 Tom Banton Twitter chatter Raina departure from IPL Jinx interview for him to bat at number 4 Dinda interview Ashwin on Ponting Kohli Anushka baby news
This week Ashwin and Varun are without DJ who is still consoling himself after the surprise announcement of MS Dhoni's retirement. They talk about the England-Pakistan series, Crawley and Buttler piling up big scores as Anderson approaches 600 wickets. In parallel, T20 cricket is ramping up with the CPL, and the Eng-Pak T20Is starting in just a few days. In the second half they discuss more Dhoni memories, awards given out this week including ICC Hall of Fame, Arjuna Awards and the Khel Ratna Award. Bumrah in the nets: Tweets about favourite Dhoni memory: PM Modi's Letter to Dhoni: ICC Hall of Fame Inductees:
Comments (15)

Ammo S

thanks guys you enrich my IPL.

Nov 17th

Ammo S

r u guys doing the ipl fantasy league can I join

Sep 16th

kp nair

Super interview with Jared....keep it up guys

Mar 26th
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Great show...

Feb 24th
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Amrit Pitale

really really well said !!😁

Dec 17th
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Ammo S

Jimmy is still upset he never made it in the IPL and is taking it on you!

Jul 24th

Ammo S

Dear all what was more unbelievable Barca losing to Liverpool or England winning world cup.

Jul 17th

Ammo S

DJ put Rohit Sharma, Rhaul and Kholi in his dream team secretly and caused them to be bowled out by NZ.

Jul 11th

Ammo S

This podcast is my lunch time enjoyment thankyou

May 13th
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