Aditya Bhattacharya is an experienced online sports journalist with a forte in cricket. He has covered the 2016 ICC World T20 in India, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England along with several Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare tournaments across the country. When not working, Aditya can be found either hooked to the PlayStation or sharpening the chords on a guitar, while straddling binge-watching and shadow-practicing like Ajay Devgn on two bikes.
Articles by Aditya Bhattacharya
'Give Rinku, Jaiswal chance now. Else…': Harbhajan to BCCI, has inputs for Arjun
Harbhajan wants Rinku Singh and Yashasvi Jaiswal to be brought near the core group of the Indian team and feels Arjun Tendulkar still has to work on his skills.
Updated on May 17, 2023 02:17 PM IST
No, IPL 2023 is not going to be MS Dhoni's last season for Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni is the master of orchestrating dream comebacks, and provided he is able to do it again on May 28, expect another 'Definitely not' from him.
Published on May 11, 2023 02:38 PM IST
'Kohli won't do it...': Harbhajan disagrees with Shastri's filler for Rohit fix
Harbhajan Singh has discarded Ravi Shastri's theory that Virat Kohli should captain India when Rohit Sharma is unavailable.
Updated on May 05, 2023 10:00 AM IST
'We were sidelined and then informed. It shouldn't happen to Kohli': Harbhajan
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are reportedly not part of India's T20I future but the selectors need to give them the respect they deserve.
Published on May 03, 2023 09:39 AM IST
Shikhar Dhawan axed: Why was 'Gabbar' unfairly dropped despite a prolific 2022
Almost 10 years after making his explosive Test debut and setting the Champions Trophy 2013 ablaze, it could finally be the end of the road for Shikhar Dhawan after he was left out of India's ODI squad for the Sri Lanka series.
Updated on Dec 28, 2022 07:54 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE: Suryakumar Yadav's 111 not out 'best T20 knock I've ever seen live'
Daryl Mitchell, who has previously squared off against Suryakumar Yadav – albeit briefly – experienced the madness of the newest hot thing in world cricket and admitted being in absolute awe of the carnage at the Bay Oval.
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 04:12 PM IST
Mohammed Siraj takes giant step towards ending white-ball conundrum
Mohammed Siraj has given India the quotient they have been missing. A fast bowler who can bowl with pace in the middle overs and excel at it.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 11:20 AM IST
Arshdeep, Siraj rattle New Zealand as India clinch series after rain-hit tie
Chasing 161 to win, India were 75/4 when rain stopped play, but it was enough for them to scrape through, push out a tie against New Zealand and secure the T20I series 1-0.
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 08:44 PM IST
EXCLUSIVE - 'Admire Kohli but Suryakumar is someone I strive to be like': Allen
New Zealand's Finn Allen heaped praise on Virat Kohli, but had special words for Suryakumar Yadav and called him 'incredible'.
Published on Nov 22, 2022 07:15 AM IST
Through madness and mayhem, Suryakumar Yadav activates GOD-mode
Welcome to modern-age T20 batting. The Suryakumar Yadav school of madness and mayhem. A template of batting where nothing is impossible. Swirl your bat around like a stick and it will still bring you results.
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 11:00 AM IST
Suryakumar Yadav's blazing century bulldozes New Zealand as India go 1-0 up
Suryakumar, five months removed from his maiden T20I hundred, peeled off his second ton scoring 111 not out off 55 balls – and outdid his manic self at Trent Bridge against England in June – leading India to a spectacular 65-run win.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 10:18 PM IST
'What do you need these breaks for?': Shastri against Dravid being granted rest
With VVS Laxman taking charge of the Indian cricket team as the interim head coach for their six-match series in New Zealand in place of Rahul Dravid, Ravi Shastri has questioned the decision of Team India's coaching staff being granted frequent breaks.
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 03:22 PM IST
Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: The King is back and lighting up the T20 World Cup
As Virat Kohli celebrates his birthday today, there's something different in the air. Just like there's something different about Kohli. This could well be him hitting his peak once again, making up for three years' worth of lost time.
Updated on Nov 05, 2022 10:54 AM IST
'Virat and I don't really...': Stokes likens Kohli rivalry to Djokovic v Kyrgios
What exactly is the bond between Virat Kohli and Ben Stokes like? Are they friends? Is it strictly professional? The England all-rounder explains.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 07:12 AM IST
Andrew Symonds, former Australia all-rounder, dies aged 46 in car accident
Cricket Australia reported Symonds death on its website on Sunday, citing a police statement with details of the accident late Saturday night.
Updated on May 15, 2022 08:54 AM IST
Returning to Impact has sparked resurgence in my wrestling career: Mickie James
In a conversation with Hindustan Times, veteran pro wrestler Mickie James, who has done it all in the ring, and is venturing out towards projects outside off it, opens up on a range of topics including her career, future and the road ahead for pro-wrestling in general.
Published on Apr 06, 2022 08:21 PM IST
'Once he gets that 100, more will follow': NZ great surprised at Kohli's form
IPL 2022: The New Zealand great reckons his former Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate is not enduring anything new; however, he does admit being surprised at just how long Kohli has gone without a big score.
Updated on Mar 31, 2022 10:01 AM IST
'They'll be the superstars of world cricket': Taylor's prediction for Indian duo
Weighing in on the promising bunch of Indian youngsters, New Zealand great Ross Taylor reserved high praise for two players in particular, both of whom he played against in extremely different conditions.
Published on Mar 26, 2022 08:02 AM IST
'Great find by John Wright. Up there with the best': Taylor praises India star
Ahead of his final ODI series, New Zealand great Ross Taylor heaped massive praise on India's 28-year-old cricketer.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 10:20 AM IST
Rohit reveals MI's opening pair, breaks silence on Suryakumar's availability
IPL 2022: Ahead of Mumbai Indians' first match against Delhi Capitals on Sunday, captain Rohit Sharma revealed who will open the batting and gave update on Suryakumar Yadav's availability.
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 03:21 PM IST
'If the law allows me, I will definitely do it': India pacer on MCC's new rules
Barring Stuart Broad, the latest law updates rolled out by the MCC have been warmly accepted, and India's 31-year-old pacer is no exception.
Published on Mar 16, 2022 07:33 AM IST
'He's really unlucky. Wasn't even a guaranteed starter': RCB coach on IND pacer
Coach of RCB Mike Hesson has made a very interesting point about India's 28-year-old pacer not playing as many ODIs and T20Is.
Updated on Mar 15, 2022 05:02 PM IST
'Virat told me 'It's ok. You can fail': Harshal on Kohli's game-changing advice
IPL 2022: Harshal Patel talks about playing under various captains and an advice from Virat Kohli which shot his confidence to an all-time high.
Published on Mar 14, 2022 02:07 PM IST
Faf du Plessis named RCB captain for IPL 2022
Faf du Plessis has been named captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore for IPL 2022 starting later this month, the franchise revealed on Saturday.
Published on Mar 12, 2022 04:23 PM IST
Shane Warne, Australian spin great, dies aged 52 of 'suspected heart attack'
Shane Warne's management released a brief statement on Friday, informing that he passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a suspected heart attack.
Updated on Mar 04, 2022 07:47 PM IST
'Virat will prove he's the world's best': Warne expects 'hundreds' from Kohli
With Virat Kohli no longer serving as captain in any format, what better time than now for the batter in him to take centre-stage once more, believes the legendary Shane Warne.
Published on Jan 26, 2022 07:02 AM IST
'I hope he takes 1000 wickets': Warne's huge praise for 'fantastic' India bowler
The legendary Shane Warne is highly impressed with India bowler's work acumen and hopes he goes on to pick up 1000 Test wickets for his team.
Published on Jan 25, 2022 07:12 AM IST
'Wicketkeepers make good deputies, never captain': Warne on IND's future captain
Unlike a lot of his peers, Shane Warne is not in favour of Rishabh Pant taking up the role and has suggested a rather unique name to take over as India's next long-term skipper.
Published on Jan 24, 2022 04:45 PM IST
Virat Kohli steps down as India's Test captain
Less than three months after he decided to step down as skipper of India's T20I and ODI teams, Virat Kohli has relinquished the captaincy of the Test side.
Updated on Jan 15, 2022 10:30 PM IST
Indian cricket Year in Review: Phenomenal overseas success sums up stellar 2021
As 2021 comes to an end, we look back at how the year panned out for Indian cricket.
Published on Dec 31, 2021 08:03 AM IST