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The Follow On

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Created for cricket fans by cricket fans, The Follow On brings you the latest news from the pitch, in-depth analysis and opinions from all cricket competitions.
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IPL 2020 Preview
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aneesh Tyle and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni preview IPL 2020 as the tournament gets set to take place in UAE amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The group slots each team into one of three tiers (Tier 3 being the worst teams and Tier 1 being the best) and predicts the four playoff teams and eventual IPL 2020 champion.
35:39
September 17, 2020
MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina Retire, Weather Reigns Supreme in England's 1-0 Test Series Win Over Pakistan
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle react to Indian icons MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina retiring from international cricket and whether either player will feature in T20 leagues outside the IPL. The group then reacts to England's 1-0 Test series win over Pakistan (15:50) before previewing England's T20 series with Pakistan and a limited overs series against Australia.
1:03:18
August 26, 2020
Live Cricket Returns! Breaking Down England's Test Series Against the West Indies and the IPL's plan
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle react to the T20 World Cup being postponed to 2021, the IPL's plan to hold its competition in the United Arab Emirates and the ICC's World Cup ODI Super League starting. The guys then go into England's 2-1 Test series win over the West Indies (23:08), spotlighting the good and bad from both teams in cricket's first major live action since early March before previewing England's Test series with Pakistan.
50:40
July 29, 2020
Reacting to Protests After George Floyd's Death and Each Country's Non-Champion/Finalist World Cup XI
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan react to widespread protests after George Floyd became the latest victim of police brutality in the United States and how the sports figures, including cricketers, have addressed the situation. The group then picks World Cup XIs for each country using only players who have never played in a World Cup final (13:10).
36:02
June 3, 2020
Every Country's Best World Cup XI Using Champions and Finalists
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan select the best XIs from every country using past World Cup champions and finalists.
44:59
May 3, 2020
The Follow On Premier League
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan, Aneesh Tyle and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni conduct a fantasy draft for The Follow On Premier League using IPL rules.
51:37
April 18, 2020
Cricket's Greatest Hypotheticals
With cricket at a standstill across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan look back on cricket's greatest moments and wonder what would happen if those moments hypothetically turned out differently.
55:34
March 31, 2020
Recapping the Women's T20 World Cup, New Zealand's Test Domination of India and South Africa Continues to Rise
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan recap Australia's win over India at the Women's T20 World Cup, which was a tremendous success for growth of the women's game despite some ICC logistical mishaps. The group then dives into New Zealand's 2-0 Test series win over India (7:20), South Africa's impressive showing against Australia (24:50) and some promising youngsters for Sri Lanka and the West Indies (34:59).
41:33
March 10, 2020
Under-19 World Cup Shenanigans, New Zealand and South Africa Fight Back and Women's T20 World Cup Predictions
Chinmay Vaidya, Aneesh Tyle and Aashay Chavan discuss sportsmanship in cricket and the "spirit of the game" after three high-profile incidents at the Under-19 World Cup. The group also looks at India's T20I and ODI series against New Zealand (14:30) and previews the Test series between the two sides before checking in on South Africa's response against England in its respective limited overs series (29:20). Finally, the guys give their predictions for the 2020 Women's T20 World Cup and examine a trial process at the event where the third umpire alone will be responsible for front foot no-balls (39:03).
44:32
February 18, 2020
Remembering Kobe Bryant, Big Bash Predictions, Discussing India's Series Against Australia and Tour of New Zealand and South Africa Looks to Rebound Against England
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aneesh Tyle and Aashay Chavan react to the tragic news of Kobe Bryant's death and reflect on his impact on the world and their respective lives. The group then makes amends to its Big Bash prediction (6:56) before diving into India's 2-1 series win over Australia and India's tour of New Zealand (13:06), concluding with South Africa attempting to recover in its ODI series against England after dropping three straight Test matches (32:25).
43:01
January 28, 2020
IPL Auction Reaction, India Wins T20 and ODI series against West Indies and South Africa resets administration
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan, Aneesh Tyle and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni dive into India's 2-1 T20 and ODI series wins against the West Indies and also discuss South Africa's administrative changes, including AB de Villiers' potential return to cricket (17:00). The group then reacts to the IPL auction, picking their best and worst signings, the biggest bargains, which players were surprisingly left unsigned and which teams did the best and worst jobs spending their money (22:05).
46:05
December 24, 2019
IPL Trades and Releases Occur, India Smashes Bangladesh, New Zealand and Australia Win Test Series
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aneesh Tyle and Aashay Chavan break down the most surprising trades and releases heading into the 2020 IPL auction and analyze India's dominant performance over Bangladesh in the T20 and Test formats (11:15). The group then dives into New Zealand's Test series with England (24:03) and Australia's dominant showing in two Tests against Pakistan (35:37).
43:48
December 5, 2019
Bangladesh's Players Strike, The Hundred Arrives, India Dominates South Africa and New Tours Start in Australia and New Zealand
Chinmay Vaidya and Paarth Joshi break down the latest news in cricket, including Bangladesh's players temporarily striking to improve cricketing conditions and England making The Hundred one step closer to reality (5:02). The duo then analyzes India's demolition of South Africa in a three-match Test series and how both squads shape up going forward (9:33). Finally, the guys dive into Pakistan's ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka's visit to Australia (19:14) before looking at England's interesting changes to its T20 squad in a tour of New Zealand (27:22).
33:44
October 24, 2019
Australia Retains The Ashes and Analyzing India's T20 Series With South Africa
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan dive into Australia retaining The Ashes against England and how the summer results shaped both sides going forward. The group then dives into the 1-1 T20 series between India and South Africa (11:25) and previews the upcoming Test series, while also questioning whether Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer have earned future opportunities with the team.
25:19
September 23, 2019
England Levels The Ashes and India Continues Dominance in the West Indies
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi and Aneesh Tyle discuss Ben Stokes' historic effort to help England level The Ashes 1-1 against Australia with two Tests remaining (4:17). The trio analyzes India's dominance in the West Indies, looking at Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer's performances and Virat Kohli's resurgence after a relatively quiet 2019 World Cup (16:57). Finally, the group checks in on Sri Lanka's rebuild in its series against New Zealand (34:52).
39:54
August 26, 2019
The 2019 Ashes and a Test Championship, India Heads to the West Indies and Zimbabwe Gets Suspended
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni discuss the 2019 Ashes and the start of the inaugural ICC Test Championship. The trio also dives into India's tour of the West Indies (21:05) and Zimbabwe getting suspended by the ICC (32:36) for political interference.
39:29
July 29, 2019
Recapping the 2019 World Cup and Providing Four-Year Plans for 2023
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle recap the thrilling World Cup final between England and New Zealand, including whether both teams should've kept playing a "super over". The guys also give their respective World Cup XIs (14:50) and provide four-year plans for each team heading toward the 2023 World Cup in India (31:41).
1:05:59
July 15, 2019
Analyzing the 2019 World Cup Experience After 30 Matches
Chinmay Vaidya, Aneesh Tyle, Paarth Joshi and Aashay Chavan analyze the 2019 World Cup 30 matches into the tournament. Paarth discusses his World Cup experience as a spectator (00:40) and the group discusses the highlights of the tournament so far and potential alternate World Cup formats (12:22). Finally, everyone gets a chance to amend predictions made on the preview podcast based on the results so far (40:10).
49:40
June 24, 2019
2019 World Cup Preview
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle dive into all things 2019 World Cup. The group breaks down the teams by tiers, starting with Tier 4 (00:30), then Tier 3 (10:15), followed by Tier 2 (16:10) and concluding with Tier 1 (23:24). The guys make their predictions (44:57) for the four semifinal teams, the two finalists, the 2019 World Cup champion and who will win player of the tournament.
53:12
May 23, 2019
From the Press Box: Tim Dale Lace
Cricket blogger Tim Dale Lace joins The Follow On to discuss how South Africa cricket has changed since AB de Villiers' retirement, a player fans should watch out for at the World Cup and expectations for the Proteas in the tournament.
13:37
May 20, 2019
Reviewing IPL 2019
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni review IPL 2019, which saw Mumbai Indians take down Chennai Super Kings to capture their fourth IPL title. The trio also discusses the best and most underwhelming XI from IPL 2019 (12:54), including a debate over whether Andre Russell was actually the best player in the league (16:21). The group also hands out the second annual Paul Valthaty Award (29:16) and talks about potential changes needed in IPL (32:50).
47:51
May 18, 2019
Analyzing IPL 2019 Through the Midway Point of the Tournament
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan, Aneesh Tyle and Paarth Joshi break down the most surprising and disappointing teams and players of IPL 2019 through three weeks, the best moments from the competition so far (26:55) and whether RCB should shut down Virat Kohli (46:12).
54:08
April 15, 2019
From the Press Box: Andrew Menczel
Australian podcaster Andrew Menczel, host of Cricket Unfiltered, joins The Follow On to discuss how he started in cricket podcasting, the ball-tampering scandal that rocked Australian cricket and how the team is looking ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
16:44
April 6, 2019
A Breakdown of India-Australia and Previewing the IPL
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan, Aneesh Tyle and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni break down Australia's 3-2 series win over India (00:23) and look ahead to the World Cup for both squads. The guys then preview IPL 2019 using a tier system, placing teams in tier 3 (13:45), tier 2 (18:46) or tier 1 (30:08) based on their talent level and then giving predictions for how the tournament will pan out (38:45).
41:22
March 15, 2019
From the Press Box: Patrick Noone
CricViz data analyst Patrick Noone joins The Follow On to discuss how he got started covering cricket, the future of analytics in the sport and if England's batting prowess will translate to World Cup success.
11:29
March 1, 2019
BCCI's Attempt to Ban Pakistan, India's Roster Ahead of the 2019 World Cup and England's Run Scoring Brilliance
Chinmay Vaidya, Paarth Joshi, Aneesh Tyle and Aashay Chavan discuss the Big Bash League final and BCCI's attempt to ban Pakistan from the 2019 World Cup due to a terrorist incident (1:55). The guys also look at India's 4-1 series win over New Zealand (11:00), break down India's upcoming ODI series against Australia (30:10) and look at England's tour in the West Indies (39:50).
52:35
February 25, 2019
From the Press Box: Wajahat Kazmi
International cricket journalist Wajahat Kazmi joins The Follow On to discuss how he got started covering cricket, how the sport has changed in Pakistan over the last decade and what the future holds for the team heading into the 2019 World Cup.
10:53
February 8, 2019
India's Successful Tour Down Under, A Look at the KL Rahul - Hardik Pandya Controversy and Who Are the 10 Most Valuable Players in the Game?
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle delve into India's successful tour of Australia with a 2-1 win in the Test series and a 2-1 win in the ODI series. The guys also analyze the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul (23:00) and break down the 10 most valuable players in the game (33:45).
50:18
January 19, 2019
India Looks to Take 2-1 Test Lead, a Historic Effort from Sri Lanka and the Aftermath of the 2019 IPL Auction
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Paarth Joshi, along with Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni and Nikhil Potnis, take a look at how India can get ahead of Australia in the Test series and the historic effort from Sri Lankan batsmen Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis. The group also breaks down the aftermath of the 2019 IPL auction and which players are poised to make a big impact next year for their teams.
40:03
December 23, 2018
Analyzing Virat Kohli's Pursuit of Sachin Tendulkar, Assessing Australia's Struggles and Looking at Bizarre Cricket Moments
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni discuss the India-West Indies series and Virat Kohli's pursuit of Sachin Tendulkar's ODI records. The guys then dive into Australia's recent struggles and look at two of cricket's most recent bizarre moments.
42:26
November 10, 2018
Reviewing the Asia Cup and A Look Ahead for India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
Chinmay Vaidya and Paarth Joshi discuss the road ahead for India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as the 2019 World Cup continues to draw close. Cricket Adda's Shubham Kulkarni joins the podcast to help review the Asia Cup.
29:42
October 1, 2018
Analyzing the England-India Test Series and a 2018 Asia Cup Preview
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Aneesh Tyle break down the England-India Test match series and preview the 2018 Asia Cup.
29:11
September 14, 2018
The Three Greatest Matches of All Time, South Africa's 3-2 Win over Sri Lanka and How India Can Solve Its Problems in England
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Paarth Joshi dish their three favorite cricket matches of all time, weigh in on South Africa's 3-2 ODI series win over Sri Lanka and offer solutions for what India can do to turn around its fortunes in England after falling down 2-0 in the Test series.
32:34
August 13, 2018
Pakistan's Resurgence, Joe Root Finds His Form and India's Middle Order Struggles
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Paarth Joshi break down Fakhar Zaman's amazing run and Pakistan's resurgence while also checking in on the India-England tour after the conclusion of the T20 and ODI series.
26:59
July 22, 2018
England Sends A Message Ahead of Clash with India, a Discussion on Reverse Swing and South Africa Moves Into the Post-ABD Era
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan and Paarth Joshi break down England's 5-0 sweep of Australia ahead of the pivotal England-India tour, discuss Dinesh Chandimal's ball tampering incident and the lack of reverse swing in the modern game and take a look at South Africa's first tour since AB de Villiers announced his retirement.
46:31
July 2, 2018
AB Hangs It Up, Afghanistan and Scotland Make Some Noise
Chinmay Vaidya, Aashay Chavan, Paarth Joshi and Aneesh Tyle break down AB de Villiers' retirement and his place in history, Afghanistan's sweep of Bangladesh ahead of a Test clash with India and Scotland's big win over England.
39:49
June 15, 2018
Reviewing the 2018 IPL Season
Chinmay Vaidya and Aashay Chavan review the 2018 IPL season. The duo goes over Chennai's return to glory with a win in the championship game over Sunrisers Hyderabad, picks the IPL's best and worst players, hands out the first Valthaty Awards and discusses the future of the league.
26:12
June 12, 2018