Articles by Amit Banerjee
Nov 27, 2018
Why Mithali Raj's semi-final snub in Women's World T20 2018 wasn't in India's best interestMithali Raj was left out of the Indian XI for the semi-final against England in the Women's World T20, but was it really a decision that was justified?
Oct 21, 2018
Ric Charlesworth on 2018 Hockey World Cup: Home advantage makes a difference, but in India it can be a disadvantageAccording to Ric Charlesworth, the home factor can sometimes add extra pressure on the players if the tournament happens to be hosted in India, which can then have a negative impact on the results as well.
Oct 20, 2018
India vs West Indies: Hosts look to solve middle-order conundrum in ODIs; Windies hope to revive 50-over fortunesAfter breezing through the two-match Test series with lopsided victories, the Indian players will look to dish out another set of clinical performances when they don their blue jerseys in the upcoming ODI series against the Windies.
Oct 01, 2018
India vs West Indies: Why a batsman of Rohit Sharma's calibre deserves more support from national selectorsRohit Sharma was overlooked by the national selectors while picking the squad for the Windies Tests, but does a batsman of his stature really not deserve another chance?
Aug 16, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Shiva Thapa describes Asiad as one of toughest competitions, relives London Olympics experienceFirstpost caught up with Shiva Thapa at a send-off event organised by the BFI for the Indonesia-bound boxing team in New Delhi on Tuesday, with the young boxer commenting on the challenges at the Asian Games among other topics.
Aug 15, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Amit Panghal says Indian boxers aren't feeling pressure of expectations after rich CWG medal haulAmit Panghal, who won silver in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, says that the Indian boxing team isn't getting burdened under the weight of expectations ahead of the Asian Games.
Aug 14, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Sakshi Malik says she wasn't happy with Gold Coast bronze, will look to put up better show in IndonesiaWrestler Sakshi Malik admitted to not being happy at all with the bronze she had won at the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, and that she has put that behind now and is gunning for greater success at the upcoming Asian Games.
Aug 13, 2018
Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat believes experience, confidence will help her clinch maiden gold at eventVinesh Phogat ended up with bronze in the last edition of the Asian Games in 2014, but believes that she is a lot more experienced this time around, and is more hopeful than ever of finally winning a gold at the event.
Jul 27, 2018
Manika Batra interview: Table Tennis star looks back at Commonwealth Games 2018 success, reveals her diet plan and moreIn a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, Indian table tennis star Manika Batra talks about her recent exploits at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, aside from a host of other topics.
Jul 01, 2018
NBA: India is taking the right steps in development of basketball, says senior league official Kim BohunyFirstpost got in touch with Kim Bohuny, NBA's senior vice-president for International Basketball Operations, during the recently-concluded Basketball Without Borders Asia camp. Here are some of the excerpts from the interaction.