Articles by G Rajaraman
Mar 20, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018 Athletics preview: Kenya expected to dominate; Neeraj Chopra to lead India's medal questThere is reason to believe that India can win some medals in Gold Coast. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra can be expected to lead the quest of the nation’s track and field stars to win some metal.
Mar 12, 2018
ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters' rich medal haul in Mexico raises hopes for bright futureWith a haul of nine medals, comprising four gold, one silver and four bronze medals, India finished on top of the charts in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Feb 10, 2018
For India women's cricket team to get the coverage it deserves, push must come from former and current playersPerhaps women’s cricket needs a marketing push that will ensure bilateral series are tracked with greater passion than is being at the moment.
Jan 29, 2018
IPL Auction 2018: Mumbai Indians lacking bench strength; Royal Challengers Bangalore pack a punchAt the end of two days of hardwork, it appeared as if Royal Challengers Bangalore would give themselves a fair chance to make a run for the IPL crown while Mumbai Indians’ lead players could be tested in the long tournament.
Jan 11, 2018
BCCI's handling of Yusuf Pathan fiasco defies rationale, raises more questions than answersThere is no explanation as to how Pathan played two Ranji Trophy games in October when he was purportedly serving a ban, and why it took the BCCI more than two and a half months to announce its decision.
Dec 15, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma's double-ton boosts limited-overs credentials, but questions persist over role in TestsWhile his limited-overs credentials remain undisputed, can Rohit Sharma finally become the crucial, durable and reliable cog in India’s batting wheel in Tests?
Dec 13, 2017
BCCI's proposed Future Tours Programme proof of board's skewed priorities towards T20 cricketA grand illusion is being created for the players to believe that their workload will come down just because the number of playing days has been brought down by 20 per cent in the next FTP. On the contrary, it is very evident that the FTP is being designed with broadcast revenue in mind.
Dec 07, 2017
IPL's retention regulations have little to offer to fringe playersWith the league having established itself so strongly , it is time that the Governing Council decides that the system of auctions is done away with and the franchisees allowed to scout the new talent and not release a dozen or more players each year.
Nov 30, 2017
Mirabai Chanu's World Championships gold could be game-changing moment in Indian weightlifting historyMirabai Chanu has now broken free from her idol’s shadow and will be an inspiration, perhaps an even greater one that the path-breaking Kunjarani Devi.
Nov 18, 2017
National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sportNo rules were broken and yet the very tenets of sport were taunted when Sushil Kumar's opponents in the last three ‘bouts’ refrained from locking horns with him.