Articles by Sandipan Banerjee
May 21, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Bangladesh preview: With youth and experience in their ranks, Tigers capable of building on past performancesThe 2019 World Cup is the biggest platform for Bangladesh to build on their 2017 Champions Trophy and the 2018 Asia Cup exploits and that's what skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is hoping for.
May 18, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Bangladesh's dominance in Ireland tri-series proves they cannot be written-offJust before the start of their much-awaited ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign, Bangladesh have given themselves a huge confidence booster by clinching their maiden multi-team ODI tournament.
May 12, 2019
IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Power-hitter Hardik Pandya against Imran Tahir spin test, Faf du Plessis vs Lasith Malinga and other key battlesHere’s a look at some of the key battles between the top players from Mumbai and CSK that could eventually end up determining the outcome of the IPL 2019
May 11, 2019
IPL 2019, DC season review: Investing in youth pays dividends for rechristened Delhi CapitalsWith the "Devils" gone, Delhi Capitals finally found redemption this time around with a third-place finish, which is by far their best performance in the IPL since 2012.
May 10, 2019
IPL 2019, DC vs CSK: Harbhajan Singh testing Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant tackling Imran Tahir and other key battles from Qualifier 2On Friday night, in a quest for their maiden appearance in the grand finale, a rejuvenated Delhi Capitals (DC) will lock horns against the defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Qualifier 2 in Vizag.
May 09, 2019
IPL 2019, DC vs SRH: Inconsistent Prithvi Shaw peaks at the right time with blistering knock for Delhi CapitalsIt seems the flamboyant yet inconsistent Delhi Capitals opener, Prithvi Shaw, has picked the right game to make his presence felt.
May 08, 2019
IPL 2019, DC vs SRH: Rashid Khan's wiles against Rishabh Pant to all-Kiwi rivalry between Martin Guptill and Trent Boult, key Eliminator battlesBoth teams have beaten each other once during the IPL league stages. However, having won four out of their previous five fixtures, Delhi should have the upper hand in terms of form and confidence coming into this fixture. Here's a look at some key battles to watch out for.
May 07, 2019
IPL 2019, CSK vs MI: Imran Tahir's tactics against Hardik Pandya to Jasprit Bumrah testing MS Dhoni in death overs, key battles to watch out for in Qualifier 1Both teams have plenty of depth and quality in their ranks, and having beaten Chennai twice in this IPL, Mumbai should have the physiological edge coming into this game. Let's look at the key battles in Qualifier 1.
May 06, 2019
IPL 2019, KKR season review: Over-reliance on Andre Russell's batting, failure of spin trio derailed Kolkata's campaign in 12th editionKKR need quality seam bowling options, purely because they are based out of Kolkata, the venue with the bounciest pitch in the country. In batting, someone like Uthappa is nothing but an excess baggage
May 04, 2019
IPL 2019, KXIP vs KKR: Shubman Gill's heroics once again proved why he should be batting in top orderWith this unbeaten 65 against KXIP, Gill has once again justified his place in the opening slot ahead of an inconsistent option like Narine.