Pranav Gandhi
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Sports

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer's charge for ninth title to Serena Williams' return, here are some talking points ahead of the event

Will Federer win another record-extending title? Will Simona Halep live up to her World No 1 ranking. Lots to talk about ahead of Wimbledon 2018.

First Cricket News

IPL 2016: Theories aplenty for Harsha Bhogle's ouster, but it's time to move on

Was it really a tweet from Mr. Bachchan? Was it a tiff with BCCI official? What got Harsha Bhogle sacked from IPL 2016 could very well be a mystery forever

First Cricket News

Kudos to Pranav Dhanawade, but his innings is symptomatic of what ails school cricket

The non-declaration during Pranav's innings of 1009 showed a lack of sportsmanship. It is important to win, but it is more important to win gracefully.

First Cricket News

Virat Kohli must take a deep breath and a leaf out of MS Dhoni's playbook

Most 27 years around the world are just settling in to their careers or finishing up their post-graduate degrees. Virat Kohli is captaining India.

Sports

No longer a five-day game: It's time to stop producing rank turners and do away with the toss

Just like the first Test in Mohali against South Africa, and the three Tests in India before that the Nagpur Test was done and dusted with before the end of the third day

Sports

Wimbledon 2015: A peek into the diary of a Roger Federer fan

Federer will cruise past Simon and then will face Murray, who will probably win his quarterfinal against Pospisil. So that sets up a beauty of a semi-final for Friday.

Sports

Don't be surprised by India's loss to Guam, it's just part of the process

India lost to Guam in football. Are you really surprised? Do these kind of results still shock you? They shouldn’t.

First Cricket News

BCCI appointing Ganguly, Tendulkar and Laxman is great but what does 'advisory' mean?

This is not the first time legends of the sport have been placed in BCCI committees.

First Cricket News

Boring World Cup proves ODI cricket is past its sell-by date

If we are to achieve what Sachin Tendulkar suggested - a 25 team World Cup - then it must be a 25-team World T20 tournament, not an ODI tournament.

First Cricket News

Sending out an SOS: India need to find the best bowling coach they can

India's bowlers have talent but it is more scattered and messy than Rohit Sharma’s.

Sports

6 Olympic medals greater than 64 CWG medals: How India should prepare for Rio 2016

There is a promise in India for better days. One can only hope that this flows into Indian sports as well; and that what should happen, does happen.

Sports

Following another early Wimbledon loss, will Nadal ever catch Federer?

Rafael Nadal matched Pete Sampras last month by winning a mind boggling ninth French Open and thereby moving to a tie for second all time with 14 Grand Slam titles. Suddenly one of the most interesting stories in tennis has become “the chase to reach 17”- Roger Federer’s record.

Blogs

Stop nursing Yuvraj Singh. Give him a reality check instead

It is this nonsensical nursing of players as arrogant as Yuvraj Singh that makes them believe that it is fine to do what he did. Don’t nurse him. Make him play better.

Blogs

Blaming Dhoni pointless, it's Duncan Fletcher who has to go

The one name that has not been brought up in this debacle is Duncan Fletcher. India’s woes abroad have coincided with his tenure as coach.

Sports

Federer and that thing called hope...

A letter from a Roger Federer fan to the rest of his loyal supporters.

Sports

You may not know who Peyton Manning is, but he offers hope for Federer fans

The manner in which Peyton Manning and Sachin Tendulkar adapted their games to combat age and injuries offer Roger Federer and his fans hope for 2014.

First Cricket News

BCCI, Srinivasan prove that cricket fans are the biggest suckers

The man whose son-in-law is one of the accused in the IPL match fixing case has to co-operate with and provide evidence to the investigation panel?