Pradeep Magazine

Kohli brilliance aside, India’s WC aspirations still work in progress  

though the World Cup is a year away, has India’s overpoweringly dominant performance against the South Africans made them a strong contender for the title?

18 Feb 2018

Calmness personified: Winning it the Dravid way

While U-19 winning coach and Kohli both differ in manner of becoming successful, India skipper can benefit from the presence of someone of the same ilk

10 Feb 2018

End medieval practice of auction

Time for more Indian voices to speak out against this deeply troubling way of parading names

03 Feb 2018

A tale of short-sighted priorities

Rather than vent ire on pitches in South Africa, fans and experts should berate BCCI’s decision to truncate four-Test series for accommodating more ODIs &T20s

30 Jan 2018

Challenges to conquer foreign soil still a distant dream for No 1 team

For an Indian cricket fan, the South African safari is heading towards a tragic finale.

20 Jan 2018

Another chance to stand up and be counted for Kohli and Co

There are certain feelings so deeply embedded in our consciousness that they keep surfacing, as if on rote, especially in a certain set of conditions and circumstances linked to the past.

13 Jan 2018

Unhappy single status of Indian tennis

Despite making headlines in doubles category, current generation lacks drive to take risk and make mark in solo competition.

06 Jan 2018

Indian sports in 2017: Foreign returns and multi-discipline task

Indian sports in 2017 had many bright spots, the uppermost being the phenomenal home run of the cricketers and the brilliance of its badminton stars on the world horizon.

01 Jan 2018

BCCI: With no end to impasse, CoA must justify actions and get priorities right

Indian cricket on the field may be at its prime for some time now, but off it the cricket administration is as messy as ever.

23 Dec 2017

Rohit Sharma: One-day wonder needs Test drive on greener pastures

Having risen to stratospheric level in limited-over cricket with talent and flair, Rohit needs to seize SA opportunity to remedy peripheral status in longer format.

16 Dec 2017

I am no Headmaster: Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri

India coach Ravi Shastri minces no words as he talks about why he doesn’t want to mess with the players’ lives, in a freewheeling chat with Pradeep Magazine.

10 Dec 2017

End may be nigh, but he’s not yet Dhoni and dusted

The former skipper may not be the same player he once was but still can be an asset when called upon. But it remains to be seen if he makes it to 2019 World Cup.

09 Dec 2017

Cerebral Ashwin makes own space in league of legends

Ravichandran Ashwin is no ordinary cricketer. His spinning fingers have wreaked havoc and his strike rate is astounding.

02 Dec 2017

Kohli 2.0: Mature and measured, even when taking on BCCI

Virat Kohli is a man who rarely hides behind silences to avoid tricky questions.

25 Nov 2017

Reality Check in times of extravagance

To be a Cheteshwar Pujara in the times of T20s, where bowlers are like menial servants for their batting masters, can be a heartbreaking experience.

18 Nov 2017