Sanjjeev K Samyal heads the sports team in Mumbai and anchors HT’s cricket coverage.
Articles by Sanjjeev K Samyal
- The most impressive aspect of his bowling at Edgbaston against England is how he made an impact despite being given a limited role.
- 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.
- Over time, Chandrakant Pandit has evolved as a coach, added to his skills, but the foundation is built on Achrekar Sir’s lessons.
- 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
- 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
- The last time Kohli was in England, he was the undisputed face of Indian cricket but so much has changed since then.
- During an incredible period in the 1940s and 50s, the team from Indore reached 10 finals in 11 seasons.
- 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
- 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.
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Malik's emergence has given cricket a huge boost in the state and that is evident from the turnout in the trials too
- South Africa will depend on the ‘keeper-opener and the transformed finisher in their five-match T20 international series starting on Thursday.
- 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
- In a format known to be notoriously fickle, Gujarat Titans hardly put a foot wrong all season long.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The RR opener smashed a brilliant 106 to propel his team into the final, where they will face Gujarat Titans
- A sea of blue will greet Hardik Pandya and Co when they play the IPL final.
- With the match on the line, it comes down to the nerves, execution of plans and a little bit of luck.
- 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
- 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.
- Eliminated MI win by six wickets to send DC out; RCB joined Gujarat Titans, Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants in the playoffs
- 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
- CSK fall to their second-lowest IPL total as MI win by five wickets.
The 20-year-old Rajasthan Royals opener took charge in the victory against Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium, his home ground, on Saturday
- RR beat Punjab Kings by six wickets after chasing down a target of 190 to consolidate their position for an IPL playoff spot.