Pradeep Magazine

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

Test for longer format as BCCI bares priorities

Frenzy over Nehra farewell and obsession with profit maximisation suggest proliferation of T20 is all that matters to the richest cricket board.

04 Nov 2017

BCCI suspension of Salgaoncar more knee-jerk than diligent

Video of sting operation on Pune curator lacks enough detail to be considered conclusive, board should have exercised more assiduity before arriving at decision

28 Oct 2017

Picking up the pace before foreign trip

I ndia today has one of the most effective pace attacks in the world, because of which it is generating hope of becoming a formidable foe in foreign conditions as well.

21 Oct 2017

Picking up the pace before embarking for distant lands

India today has one of the most effective pace attacks in the world, because of which it is generating hope of becoming a formidable foe in foreign conditions as well.

20 Oct 2017

Enough of support, need system

Unless all stakeholders focus on grassroots, India's football dream will remain unfulfilled
 

14 Oct 2017

FIFA U-17 World Cup: More questions asked than just football played

Gap between India and countries better at football was evident on opening day of U-17 World Cup, so too were our misplaced priorities as a sport-loving nation 

09 Oct 2017

More questions asked than just football played

Gap between India and countries better at football was evident on opening day of U-17 World Cup, so too were our misplaced priorities as a sports-loving nation

07 Oct 2017

India can make future perfect under Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni care

Buoyed by skipper Kohli’s leadership and Dhoni’s complementary tactical nous, the Indian team shows promise of scaling new peaks.

01 Oct 2017

Administer justice: High hopes on new minister

With wealth of experience and knowledge of what ails sports in India, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in his new role is the right man to change the system

23 Sep 2017

Test future bleaker in rise of IPL stake

When those with the purse find greater value in trimmed version than preserving the foundation of the game, you know it's a battle lost

08 Sep 2017

Hail PV Sindhu, don’t forget contributions of Pullela Gopichand and Prakash Padukone

Never, perhaps, in the history of Indian sport, has any player displayed so much grit, stamina, skill and will to fight till the end, that too in a World Championship final, as PV Sindhu did in Glasgo

03 Sep 2017

Seeds of outlook change in badminton dawn

Hail rise of Sindhu, don't forget contributions of Gopichand and Prakash.

03 Sep 2017

BCCI vs SC: Curious case of justice delayed in game of uncertainties

Over a year after the landmark verdict, the cricket board continues to get away with not doing anything in terms of initiating Lodha reforms.

26 Aug 2017