Articles by Snehal Pradhan
Mar 23, 2017
India vs Australia: Teams firing even without Virat Kohli, Steve Smith negates 'head of snake' chatterBoth India and Australia have proven in the ongoing Test series that it is time for the ‘head of the snake’ chatter and narrative to be shelved.
Mar 20, 2017
India vs Australia: Cheteshwar Pujara's double ton a testament to his work ethic and diligent preparationCheteshwar Pujara's success is a result of his the ability to read the length of a ball, particularly while using his feet.
Mar 10, 2017
India vs Australia: Everyman Ajinkya Rahane proves he is the steely backbone of Virat Kohli's Test sideRahane is not easy to remember. He has no million dollar endorsements that put him on billboards, no in-your-face moments to be relived on the nightly news. What he does have, is a record of scoring runs when his team needs them most.
Mar 06, 2017
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Ishant Sharma, Steve Smith's sledging sans the sledgehammer is welcomeIshant should easily win next year's Oscar in the 'Best Actor in a Horror Film' category for the faces he made. Smith postured like he was doing the haka.
Mar 01, 2017
Shantha Rangaswamy, a pioneer on and off the field, who helped shape women's cricket in IndiaWhen India played their first official Test in 1976, Shanta Rangaswamy — a batting all rounder who bowled wicked inswingers — was captain, beginning a list of firsts she would make her own.
Feb 24, 2017
India vs Australia: Mitchell Starc can grow into the all-rounder that visitors desperately needMitchell Starc has the potential to end up as a genuine all-rounder by the time he hangs up his boots. When will Australia see it though?
Feb 23, 2017
ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers 2017: Harmanpreet Kaur and Co shining in stars' absence good for IndiaIndia remained undefeated throughout the tournament, clinching the final against South Africa with Harmanpreet hitting a six in the last over.
Feb 20, 2017
Shreyas Iyer knocking on Indian selectors' door with double ton in warm-up against AustraliaShreyas Iyer, batting at number three, provides an attractive option should Cheteshwar Pujara be injured or not reprise his purple patch against Australia.
Feb 06, 2017
Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand went according to script, but Indian tennis story is not as smoothIndia’s Davis Cup tie against New Zealand seemed pretty straightforward to the outside observer with a 4-1 win, but will the script of tennis in India make happy reading after this?
Feb 05, 2017
Davis Cup: Who will pull the crowds in India when Leander Paes is gone?Yuki Bhambri may have been a top 100 player, Ramkumar Ramanathan may have the best serve on the team, but it was Leander Paes that the people sat in the aisles for.