Articles by Rohit Sankar
Nov 20, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: New, improved Bhuvneshwar Kumar presents a case for permanent spot in Test elevenIt must be remembered that Bhuvneshwar was India’s best cricketer on their tour to England three years back — picking up 19 wickets at 26.63 and compiling three half-centuries with the bat — but found himself ignored once India’s home season began.
Nov 15, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: After thrashing at home, Dinesh Chandimal and Co have steeled themselves for return seriesBattered and bruised by India, hit so hard that a resurrection looked impossible in the near future, Sri Lanka staved off their inconsistencies to surprise themselves in UAE.
Nov 10, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Purist's delight Murali Vijay scores over Shikhar Dhawan in race for second opener's slotVijay has the icy steel composure associated with the best ever openers in Test cricket. He has exemplary judgement outside the off-stump and defends with the kind of technique that textbooks on cricket batting strongly recommend.
Nov 09, 2017
India vs New Zealand T20I series report card: Jasprit Bumrah, Ish Sodhi impress, Kane Williamson disappointsThe keenly contested India-New Zealand T20I series saw the bowlers rule the roost and it reflects in the series report card
Nov 08, 2017
Ashes 2017-18: Why Mitchell Starc could be England's tormentor-in-chief this summer?England's top order has obvious, glaring drawbacks and Starc is too good a bowler to not exploit that. Given his searing pace and penchant for openers, England's task is cut out
Nov 07, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Revenge-seeking visitors drop Kusal Mendis while Angelo Mathews returnsUnderstandably, the bombshell that the new selection panel dropped by leaving Mendis back in Sri Lanka has angered the fans.
Nov 06, 2017
Ashes 2017: Matthew Wade is more 'Australian' wicketkeeper but should that alone guarantee him a spot?Of all the contenders, Wade is the only “Australian” keeper but the need of the hour is runs, and the chirpy incumbent has too few of them to enjoy an extended run in the side.
Nov 05, 2017
India vs New Zealand: Visitors have kept Hardik Pandya in check entire tour by fighting fire with fireContaining a dynamic batsman like Pandya is a huge ask but so far the Ne Zealand spinners have set a template and it is something which other nations could take cue from.
Nov 03, 2017
Zimbabwe vs West Indies: Sikandar Raza shows his firefighting abilities to help hosts eke out a drawAn aspiring fighter pilot in his childhood days, Sikandar Raza is finally realising his dreams as a firefighter in this Zimbabwean line-up.
Nov 02, 2017
Ranji Trophy: Unstoppable Prithvi Shaw makes India sit up and take notice with fourth ton in five gamesPrithvi Shaw, 12 years younger to his senior partner Ajinkya Rahane at the other end, slammed his fourth first-class hundred in five games in the Ranji Trophy match against Odisha on Wednesday.