Articles by Ashish Magotra
The 33-year-old will look to shrug off the loss in the World Cup final and get back to his best in a format he clearly loves
Sluggish track where there should’ve been a belter? BCCI’s smart surface plan ends up biting Team India
In eight appearances in the World Cup final, they have won six times and quite frankly, few teams have mastered the art of acing the big day like them
In recent years, injuries, schedules, pandemic kept them apart, making true potential hard to gauge. Now it’s clear; this is a diverse team that pulls together.
Updated on Nov 20, 2023 11:30 AM IST
India and New Zealand are set to face off in the first semi-final of the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup. The high-stakes match will determine who advances to the finals. Both teams are aware of the pressure and are preparing for the challenge. India's dominant performance in the tournament so far will not guarantee success in this knockout game. New Zealand, despite recent losses, believe they have a chance if they can dismiss key players Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli early. The match is expected to be intense and closely contested.
Updated on Nov 15, 2023 05:44 AM IST
It isn't so much a competition as it is two greats playing off each other. It makes India better. It makes them better too.
Shreyas Iyer, in a sense, can take a leaf out of Kuldeep’s book and perhaps change how he tackles his problem to rise again in this World Cup
Nothing can explain how flat England have looked and this is where a great captain could have made the difference
The left-arm spinner is sitting on top of the World Cup wicket-takers table with 11 scalps from four matches
The slower delivery can leave even top batters look like amateurs but the sheer joy of it lies in the set-up
In a stunning upset, Afghanistan defeats England by 69 runs in the World Cup. The Afghan spin trio of Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi, and Rashid Khan were the stars of the match. This win is a great achievement for Afghanistan and a blow to England's tournament hopes.
Updated on Oct 16, 2023 06:08 AM IST
ByAshish Magotra, New Delhi
Rashid, Mujeeb and Nabi shared 8 wickets to pull off only their second win in the World Cup, while handing the holders their second loss in 3 games in New Delhi
India's World Cup record means they will fancy their chances at Ahmedabad but one can never count out the inconsistently dangerous Pakistan
ODIs are often clubbed with T20s under white-ball cricket, disregarding the fact that they too need the players to adapt.
Young shooters Sift Samra and Palak Gulia, TT "twins" Ayhika and Sutirtha and distance runner Parul Chaudhary all made a great impression at Hangzhou
The World Cup doesn't hold the fondest of memories for the India coach but he will hope to change that this time around.
The country plays host to MotoGP Indian Grand Prix, competes in the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, and then finally circles back to its greatest love, cricket.
Garry Kasparov once said: ‘My win doesn't reflect how difficult and psychologically draining the match has been.’ See why the greats speak of Anand in this way.
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 07:59 PM IST
The world No. 1 outhustled the young Indian in the first Rapid game and sealed the deal with a draw in the second
The second classical game ended in a quick draw with the Norwegian world No.1 still struggling due to a bout of food poisoning
India’s teenage grandmaster, playing with white pieces, played out a draw against Norway’s five-time world champion in the World Cup chess final
The 18-year-old from Chennai beat world no.3 Caruana in the tiebreaker
The 18-year-old from Chennai was under pressure in Game 2 but he stays calm and takes the match into the tiebreaker
The 18-year-old Indian GM, playing with black, held the World No.2 to a draw in the first of the two classical games in the semifinal in Baku
The 18-year-old Indian GM will start the match as underdog but he hasn't let that stop him before
R Praggnandhaa becomes first Indian since Viswanathan Anand in 2002 to enter the last four of the tournament, after winning the marathon quarterfinal 5-4
The 18-year-old had to win on demand with black pieces and he did exactly that. Gukesh and Gujrathi were knocked out in the quarters
The high-flying Indian youngster, playing white, crashed to a 48-move defeat against the Norwegian world No.1.
The two players will lock horns in the quarter-finals of the FIDE World Cup on Tuesday
Omission from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics was a big low, but a total overhaul of his training has helped the current world No.9 to find consistency and success