Prabuddha Ghosh

IPL auction 2022: Ishan Kishan, Deepak Chahar grab headlines on day one as Indians rule the roost

In terms of US Dollars, there were 20 million-plus buys, the biggest by far at any IPL auction with most of the beneficiaries being Indian T20 specialists.

13 Feb 2022

IPL Auction 2022: Livingstone, injured Archer bag jackpots; Suresh Raina goes unsold

The teams went big on current India players and largely based their decision on the form players from overseas with more focus on fast bowlers, not caring about reputations.

13 Feb 2022

Leaked emails, no phone calls: How BCCI messed it up even before Kohli's replacement

It's not the first time the BCCI has messed things up. Ganguly and Dravid themselves endured it as players 16 years ago.

20 Dec 2021

Skipper Rohit's batting heroics, smashing debuts for IPL stars: Takeaways from 3-0 win over Kiwis

While the Dravid-Rohit duo talked about drawing up a different template for T20s, the focus was equally on beating the Kiwis, who have been a thorn in India's flesh in the last few ICC tournaments.

24 Nov 2021

World T20 2021: Poor team selection, not fatigue, proved to be India's ultimate bane

Giving due credit to Pakistan and New Zealand for their performances against Kohli and Co, focus should equally be put on some of the selection calls made before and during the tournament

10 Nov 2021

Maginificent Rohit, terrific Shardul: Meet the heroes of India's historic Oval win

India's first Test victory at the Oval after 1971 was all about individual performances helping them to dominate proceedings as a team.

09 Sep 2021

Below-par Rahane, clueless Pant: India's batting skeletons laid bare as Oval Test beckons

Put under immense media scrutiny in the last couple of days, India's star-studded batting line-up must do a 180* turnaround at the Oval to gain a crucial 2-1 lead

01 Sep 2021

The Ashwin debate, Kohli the batsman goes missing: Talking points ahead of third Test

The two teams would be meeting each other at Headingley after nineteen years. While the hosts beat India in 1952, 1959 and 1967, they tasted defeat in 1986 and 2002. 

23 Aug 2021

Wagging tail, Rahul's hundred and red-hot pacers: A Test to cherish for India at Lord's

While the visitors will be jubilant with their batting efforts, this victory was a flawless one, with Kohli and co's absolute team effort trumping above their rival's individual performances. 

17 Aug 2021

Kapil, Ganguly-Dravid and that man Ajit: Revisiting India's best Test performances at Lord's 

India's record at this iconic ground has not been impressive at all. But there have been occasions when the Lord's crowd has applauded some epic individual efforts from Indian greats.

12 Aug 2021

Pataudi Trophy: India send strong message to Root and Co in series opener, but worries still persist

Although the first Test at Trent Bridge was marred by England's infamous rain, India dominated most of it, with the hosts forced to do the catching up. However, there are some warning signs too.

10 Aug 2021

Yo-yo 2018 for cricket: Kohli, Mithali, #MeToo and that sandpaper!

Team India skipper Virat Kohli continued to attract the spotlight - not just for his stupendous achievements on the field, but for his faux pas off it

27 Dec 2018

World Cricket and 2017: Pakistan rediscover its lost glory, Windies and Lankans plummet further

Sarfaraz Ahmed-led Pakistan made a stunning display of skills and grit, as they overpowered Virat Kohli-led India to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom.

10 Jan 2018

Indian cricket and 2017: Men-in-Blue shatter records, Mithali Raj and Co. revolutionize women's game

2017 was quite a significant year for the Indian cricket. It started with the wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni handing over the ODI and T20 captaincy baton to Virat Kohli.

28 Dec 2017

2017: The year where controversies and cricket went hand-in-hand

While 2017 brought many happy moments, ‘controversy’ too hogged the limelight and set some sad precedents for the game’s lovers and followers.

27 Dec 2017