Articles by Sandipan Banerjee
Dec 20, 2019
IPL 2020 Auction: Mumbai Indians add to their bench strength, Royal Challengers Bangalore plug holes in death bowlingWe analyse how defending champions Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) went through their proceedings when the players' names were going under the hammer.
Nov 25, 2019
Bangladesh cricket’s attitude towards Tests needs paradigm shift; board needs to prioritise longer format of gameFor any sort of improvement to take place, the team management and the Bangladesh board need to come to a same page and identify a set of cricketers who have the skillset as well as commitment level towards red-ball cricket.
Nov 21, 2019
India vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test: From landmarks turning pink to giant blimp, Kolkata undergoes 'Pink Revolution' for historic day-night TestEver since BCCI decided to host the historic day/night Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the CAB has left no stone unturned to make the Test match a special occasion not only for the cricket fans, but for the entire city.
Nov 17, 2019
India vs Bangladesh: Tactical blunders that led to Bangladesh losing by an innings and 130 runs in IndoreBangladesh got things wrong in the first Test against India before the first ball was bowled. From not being match ready, getting conditions wrong to not going on the attack, Bangladesh has plenty to ponder before second Test.
Nov 11, 2019
India vs Bangladesh: Pacer Deepak Chahar showcases multidimensional skills in Nagpur to become complete T20 bowlerChahar, who has been stereotyped as a new-ball specialist in the limited-over formats for the major part of his career, eventually showed his multidimensional skills with the older Kookaburra to drag India out of a hole in the series-decider at Jamtha.
Oct 05, 2019
India vs South Africa: Cheteshwar Pujara sheds 'Test specialist' tag with expedited knock to take hosts within touching distance of victoryThis whole perception of Cheteshwar Pujara being an old-fashioned “Test specialist” has been a double-edged sword for India’s No 3 throughout his career
Jul 14, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From being on the verge of the exit to morale boosting wins, England's road to the finalEngland were staring at an unceremonious exit from the Cricket World Cup before turning things around and doing so in smashing fashion to beat India, New Zealand and Australia.
Jul 06, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Bangladesh review: Shakib Al Hassan stood out but Tigers' campaign was marred by inconsistencies in all departmentsBangladesh had a patchy World Cup, despite the heroics of Shakib Al Hasan. Their batting suffered inconsistencies, the bowling in the first 20 overs and fielding were major letdowns.
Jul 03, 2019
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How soft-dismissals thwarted Shakib Al Hasan and Co's hardwork in gettable run-chaseOn a scratchy pitch, Bangladesh's batting showed some spark but unfortunately for them, it failed to get ignited when it mattered the most.
Jun 25, 2019
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shakib Al Hasan's dream summer continues with another all-round masterclassIn the build-up to this tournament, there were talks of three-dimensional cricketers. Well, at this point it seems like Shakib is perhaps the only ideal candidate in this category.