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Malay Desai

Malay Desai is a feature writer with a penchant for travel, food and test cricket. But as none of those pay his credit card bills, he runs the content firm Punchlines.'

Oct 24, 2016

After revamped Kabaddi World Cup, what’s the road ahead for India-dominated sport?

Kabaddi World Cup 2016, the so-called ‘global’ event was a glitzy rebirth for the sport but much needs to be done to not see rag-tag teams and one-sided snooze fests in the future. #ICC #India #International Kabaddi Federation #Kabaddi #Kabaddi World Cup #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Pro-Kabaddi League #Star Sports

Oct 23, 2016

Kabaddi World Cup 2016 showed how the pow-wow sport can also have moments of grace

Far from PKL’s thigh-fives and ‘macho’ gestures, the smaller teams of the Kabaddi World Cup 2016 showed much grace while winning and losing. #Anup Kumar #Australia #India #Japan #Kabaddi #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Masayuki Shimokawa #Pro-Kabaddi League #Terakazu Nitta #Thailand #Thigh-fives #Tuhin Tarafder

Oct 23, 2016

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: How captain Anup Kumar planned India’s title win in final 10 minutes

Last night, in the Kabaddi World Cup final against Iran, Anup was at his wily best, which eventually earned him the biggest title of his life. #Anup Kumar #Asian Games #Iran #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Manjeet Chhillar #Pardeep Narwal #PKL #Pro-Kabaddi League #SportsTracker #U Mumba

Oct 11, 2016

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: India needs comprehensive win against Bangladesh to stay alive

India's Kabaddi World Cup encounter against Bangladesh will be a tricky one for the host owing to their opening game loss to South Korea. #Anup Kumar #Bangladesh #India #K Bhaskaran #Kabaddi #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Manjit Chhillar #Pro-Kabaddi League

Oct 7, 2016

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Story behind the iconic stadium ‘The Arena’ by TransStadia in Ahmedabad

Kabaddi World Cup 2016 begins on Friday what can be called a new legacy for the sport but even before its finals, we should see an iconic winner – the venue #Ahmedabad #India #Kabaddi #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Make In India #Narendra Modi #The Arena #TransStadia #Udit Sheth #Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Oct 6, 2016

Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Meet Team India’s ‘local outsider’ in Ahmedabad, Kiran Parmar

Ahmedabad man Kiran Parmar almost made it to the Pro Kabaddi League but his return to the national team has made him a community hero #Ahmedabad #Bengaluru Bulls #Gujarat #India #Indian Kabaddi Team #Kabaddi #Kabaddi World Cup 2016 #Kiran Parmar #Pro-Kabaddi League #Sports