Sanjjeev K Samyal

Sanjjeev K Samyal heads the sports team in Mumbai and anchors HT’s cricket coverage.

Articles by Sanjjeev K Samyal

After a slight wobble, Siraj finds himself again

  • The most impressive aspect of his bowling at Edgbaston against England is how he made an impact despite being given a limited role.
Mohammed Siraj celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Sam Billings(Reuters)
Mohammed Siraj celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Sam Billings(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 05, 2022 07:47 AM IST
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BySanjjeev K Samyal, New Delhi

Ravindra Jadeja’s ton shows his polish as a genuine Test batter

  • His talent has never been in question but the all-rounder’s brilliant 104 in the Edgbaston Test underlined his growing commitment to batting at the highest level.
Ravindra Jadeja celebrates reaching his century against England.(Action Images via Reuters)
Ravindra Jadeja celebrates reaching his century against England.(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 08:57 PM IST
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Chandrakant Pandit continues to build on coach Ramakant Achrekar's legacy

  • Over time, Chandrakant Pandit has evolved as a coach, added to his skills, but the foundation is built on Achrekar Sir’s lessons.
Achreker passed away in 2019, but the players moulded by him are carrying forward his legacy. Pandit is a shining example.(PTI)
Achreker passed away in 2019, but the players moulded by him are carrying forward his legacy. Pandit is a shining example.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 08:29 PM IST
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Ashwin puts India win over his selection for England Test

  • The off-spinner sat out the first four Tests played last year when India took a 2-1 lead, but could come into reckoning in the final Test starting at Edgbaston on Friday
India's Ravichandran Ashwin(ANI)
India's Ravichandran Ashwin(ANI)
Published on Jun 29, 2022 12:16 AM IST
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'Won’t write India off, especially if their bowlers get their lengths right'

  • The former England off-spinner says India must play R Ashwin and backs opener Shubman Gill to do well in the one-off Test starting at Edgbaston on Friday
Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann(Getty Images)
Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 09:13 PM IST
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By, Mumbai

For Kohli, will things come a full circle in England?

  • The last time Kohli was in England, he was the undisputed face of Indian cricket but so much has changed since then.
India's Virat Kohli in action (Action Images via Reuters)
India's Virat Kohli in action (Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 12:47 PM IST
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By, Mumbai

The forgotten legend of the Holkars

  • During an incredible period in the 1940s and 50s, the team from Indore reached 10 finals in 11 seasons.
The 1947-48 Ranji Trophy winning squad led by CK Nayudu (sitting 3rd from left) and Mushtaq Ali (sitting 2nd from left) with the Holkars Yashwant Rao and Fay.(HT)
The 1947-48 Ranji Trophy winning squad led by CK Nayudu (sitting 3rd from left) and Mushtaq Ali (sitting 2nd from left) with the Holkars Yashwant Rao and Fay.(HT)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 11:29 PM IST
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A year on, India build up for a robust England in final Test

  • Virat Kohli’s India were 2-1 up in England last year when Covid forced the last Test to be postponed; now under Rohit Sharma, they face a transformed England
Warned new skipper Rohit Sharma and Co to brace up for a transformed England side opposed to the one they largely dominated in August-September, 2021.(BCCI)
Warned new skipper Rohit Sharma and Co to brace up for a transformed England side opposed to the one they largely dominated in August-September, 2021.(BCCI)
Published on Jun 21, 2022 10:26 PM IST
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KL Rahul injury forces re-set ahead of England Test

  • Rahul was undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy, but with his recovery not going as expected, BCCI secretary Jay Shah has said the battter will travel to Germany later this month for treatment.
KL Rahul of India(PTI)
KL Rahul of India(PTI)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 07:17 AM IST
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By, Mumbai

IPL Media Rights: Why Viacom18 paid the big bucks for digital

The consortium’s auction strategy included ramping up the price for TV rights before dropping out, thus gaining advantage in terms of funds to push harder for the digital rights
Image used for representational purpose(IPL)
Image used for representational purpose(IPL)
Updated on Jun 15, 2022 11:19 PM IST
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From Qayoom to Malik: J&K’s tribe of fast bowlers continues to grow

Malik's emergence has given cricket a huge boost in the state and that is evident from the turnout in the trials too
Umran Malik bowls during a practice session(PTI)
Umran Malik bowls during a practice session(PTI)
Published on Jun 08, 2022 12:02 AM IST
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By, Mumbai

India braced for IPL fine-tuned De Kock, Miller in SA series

  • South Africa will depend on the ‘keeper-opener and the transformed finisher in their five-match T20 international series starting on Thursday.
Quinton de Kock(PTI)
Quinton de Kock(PTI)
Published on Jun 04, 2022 06:08 PM IST
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In T20 World Cup year, gains for international teams from IPL

  • As teams build-up for the mega event in Australia, they can draw from the form their players showed in IPL. India though will have concerns over batters
Rajasthan opener Buttler was the tournament’s highest run-getter with 863 runs in 17 games, at a strike rate of 149.05 and average 57.53(PTI)
Rajasthan opener Buttler was the tournament’s highest run-getter with 863 runs in 17 games, at a strike rate of 149.05 and average 57.53(PTI)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 10:24 PM IST
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How Gujarat Titans crafted the perfect IPL season

  • In a format known to be notoriously fickle, Gujarat Titans hardly put a foot wrong all season long.
Gujarat Titans squad celebrates with the IPL trophy(ANI)
Gujarat Titans squad celebrates with the IPL trophy(ANI)
Updated on May 31, 2022 07:12 PM IST
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Gujarat Titans’ bowling first tactic rewarded with IPL title

  • In the batting-heavy T20 format, the tactic of skipper Hardik Pandya and coach Ashish Nehra to focus on genuine bowlers took the team all the way.
Gujarat Titans squad celebrates with the IPL trophy after winning IPL 2022 against Rajasthan Royals(ANI)
Gujarat Titans squad celebrates with the IPL trophy after winning IPL 2022 against Rajasthan Royals(ANI)
Published on May 30, 2022 09:47 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

Gujarat Titans reign supreme with IPL title on debut

  • Skipper Hardik Pandya removes Buttler, Samson and Hetmyer to peg back Rajasthan Royals before the home team ease to a seven-wicket victory in Ahmedabad in a memorable first season
Hardik Pandya (L) and Shubman Gill(IPL)
Hardik Pandya (L) and Shubman Gill(IPL)
Published on May 29, 2022 11:44 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

Our players trained to take themselves to tough places: Titans’ Vikram Solanki

  • The new IPL team’s director of cricket hails the players and coaches Ashish Nehra and Gary Kirsten for the newcomers going all the way to the final
GT reached the final in their debut season. (BCCI)
GT reached the final in their debut season. (BCCI)
Updated on May 29, 2022 09:11 PM IST
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Titans seek home-coming, Royals a golden rewind

  • The Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans beat Rajasthan twice this season and will be playing the IPL final at home; RR though can make it third time lucky.
Hardik Pandya and Sanju Samson(IPLt20.com)
Hardik Pandya and Sanju Samson(IPLt20.com)
Published on May 28, 2022 08:48 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

When Warne made Rajasthan Royals dance to his winning beat

  • As 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals look to regain the IPL title, players from that triumph recall the inspiring leadership of the late Aussie spin legend.
Shane Warne(IPL)
Shane Warne(IPL)
Published on May 28, 2022 08:23 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

Jos Buttler: Lost and found within a sizzling season

  • The Rajasthan Royals enforcer had to shake off mid-tournament doubts and anxiety, and the brilliant century to seal the team’s IPL final spot shows the England batter is back to his best.
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his century(PTI)
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his century(PTI)
Published on May 28, 2022 05:46 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

Jos Buttler serves up a magical treat

  • The RR opener smashed a brilliant 106 to propel his team into the final, where they will face Gujarat Titans
Jos Buttler.(PTI)
Jos Buttler.(PTI)
Published on May 27, 2022 11:39 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

That electric feeling: The Gujarat Titans are finally home

  • A sea of blue will greet Hardik Pandya and Co when they play the IPL final.
Gujarat Titans players during Qualifier 1(IPL)
Gujarat Titans players during Qualifier 1(IPL)
Published on May 27, 2022 05:10 PM IST
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By, Mumbai

Harshal Patel, Prasidh Krishna and the death-bowling challenge

  • With the match on the line, it comes down to the nerves, execution of plans and a little bit of luck.
Harshal Patel(PTI)
Harshal Patel(PTI)
Published on May 26, 2022 08:25 PM IST
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By, Ahmedabad

Pace pays as Umran Malik in India T20 squad, Pujara back for England Test

  • The fast bowler—uncapped like pacer Arshdeep Singh—is rewarded with selection for the home series against South Africa after a breakout IPL with Sunrisers Hyderabad
Umran Malik of Sunrisers Hyderabad (PTI)
Umran Malik of Sunrisers Hyderabad (PTI)
Published on May 22, 2022 10:07 PM IST
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Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer and their work-in-progress captaincy

  • The Delhi Capitals skipper, 24, and his Kolkata Knight Riders counterpart, 27, fell short of expectations as leaders with both their teams eliminated from the IPL playoffs.
Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer(IPLt20.com)
Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer(IPLt20.com)
Published on May 22, 2022 02:46 PM IST
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BySanjjeev K Samyal, Mumbai

Mumbai Indians eliminate Delhi Capitals, RCB through to playoffs

  • Eliminated MI win by six wickets to send DC out; RCB joined Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants in the playoffs
Mumbai Indians Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the dismissal of Delhi Capitals Prithvi Shaw during the Indian Premier League 2022 (IPL Twitter)
Mumbai Indians Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the dismissal of Delhi Capitals Prithvi Shaw during the Indian Premier League 2022 (IPL Twitter)
Published on May 21, 2022 11:45 PM IST
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By, Mumbai

Warner, Wriddhiman make a statement after their SRH exits

  • The explosive Australia batter, who fell out with Sunrisers in 2021, and the India ‘keeper have risen again with Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans respectively
David Warner; Wriddhiman Saha
David Warner; Wriddhiman Saha
Published on May 17, 2022 09:05 PM IST
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Bowlers have a night out as Mumbai eliminate Chennai

  • CSK fall to their second-lowest IPL total as MI win by five wickets.
Mumbai Indians Kartikeya Singh celebrates the dismissal during the Indian Premier League 2022 match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai(ANI)
Mumbai Indians Kartikeya Singh celebrates the dismissal during the Indian Premier League 2022 match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, at Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai(ANI)
Published on May 12, 2022 11:13 PM IST
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Yashasvi Jaiswal shakes off the lows to make an impact

The 20-year-old Rajasthan Royals opener took charge in the victory against Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium, his home ground, on Saturday
Yashasvi Jaiswal of Rajasthan Royals walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal during the 52nd IPL match against Punjab Kings(IPL)
Yashasvi Jaiswal of Rajasthan Royals walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal during the 52nd IPL match against Punjab Kings(IPL)
Published on May 08, 2022 11:13 AM IST
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By, Mumbai

Yashasvi Jaiswal steers Royals’ chase after Chahal’s treble

  • RR beat Punjab Kings by six wickets after chasing down a target of 190 to consolidate their position for an IPL playoff spot.
Yashasvi Jaiswal.(PTI)
Yashasvi Jaiswal.(PTI)
Published on May 07, 2022 10:03 PM IST
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