articles by Ujwal Singh

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Women's T20 Challenge 2022 catches up with global trend of quick scoring

The scoring rate in the women's game has gone up significantly in recent years, and the impact of it could be seen in the Women's T20 Challenge 2022.

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Women's T20 Challenge 2022: India players shine in Supernovas crushing win in opener

In a team that included the World No 1 bowler and a World Cup winner, it was the Indians who stole the show as Supernovas crushed Trailblazers in the Women's T20 Challenge 2022 opener.

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Women's T20 Challenge 2022: New season, old hope

Despite its imperfection, when the Women's T20 Challenge 2022 gets underway on Monday, there will be pure excitement and hope that Women's IPL is not far anymore.

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French Open 2022 women's preview: Iga Swiatek clear favourite at an unpredictable Slam

Iga Swiatek with her 28-match winning streak is the clear favourite to win the women's singles title at the 2022 French Open but one mustn't forget that the Grand Slam has had surprising winners over the years.

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Lessons learnt in Tokyo, G Sathiyan sets sights on Paris Olympics 2024

From fitness to power, table tennis star G Sathiyan is sweating it out on various fronts to be a better version of himself.

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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Overdependence on Sunil Chhetri and goalscoring the biggest worry for India

Former India football Gouramangi Singh and ex-Kerala Blasters player Darren Caldeira weigh in on what India can do to address their goalscoring problems.

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Kerala's Jesin TK dares to dream big after Santosh Trophy high

Jesin TK was one of the star performers as Kerala won the Santosh Trophy with thousands turning up to watch their matches.

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Roadmap to redemption: What India must do in wake of Women's Cricket World Cup elimination

We would love to see Indian players raise their game a notch higher next time they play in a World Cup but that could not be a realistic demand if we don't put an efficient administration and system around them. It's the system that breeds champions. Just look at Australia!

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Heartbreak at Hagley — India exit after a campaign of missed chances

Women's Cricket World Cup: The close matches and India's ability to give the best teams a run for their money highlights what the team is capable of doing but the inconsistency in seizing the big moments and getting past the finish line also shows how far they have to go.

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India's young brigade passes the pressure test to save the day against Bangladesh

Women's Cricket World Cup: In a pressure game, when senior batters failed to fire, the young brigade and lesser experienced players stood up to the challenge and helped India cross the line against Bangladesh, keeping their semi-final hopes alive.

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Revamped India must build on positives, need to forget defeat to Australia

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India now face two must-win games and it's important they quickly shrug off the loss against Australia, learn from their mistakes and build on the positives from the match.

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Women's World Cup 2022: India's disconcerting inconsistency sticks out amid England's masterclass

Women's Cricket World Cup: With the semi-finals race heating up, India are in a pickle after losing to England. Inconsistent India need to raise their game before it's too late.

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Under-pressure India batters step up to script uplifting win against West Indies

It was an incredible batting display by Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur, but what stood out the most for India was the batters' ability to turn things around under pressure, and that too less than 48 hours after losing to New Zealand.

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Batting a concern as New Zealand punish risk-averse India

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: The good work of India bowlers in the death overs was undone by risk-averse Indian batters as Mithali Raj and Co suffered first defeat in the World Cup.

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ISL 2021-22: Jamshedpur FC reap rewards of Owen Coyle’s attacking mindset and ability to improve his players

Owen Coyle's ability to bring the best out of his players and successful football revolution at Jamshedpur FC help him keep his words.

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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Pooja Vastrakar-Sneh Rana rescue act shows the way as India beat Pakistan

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: While India's top and middle order lacked intent and collapsed under pressure, Pooja Vastrakar and Sneh Rana took the attack to Pakistan, helping India put up a winning total.

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Women's World Cup 2022: India look to defy the odds with a mix of experience and youth

India enter the Women's World Cup 2022 with a solid batting unit but they are not so well placed in the other departments. However, if the previous two World Cups are any indication, India are good at defying the odds.

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IPL Auction 2022, DC analysis: Delhi Capitals make most of small budget to build core and buy experience

After losing crucial players, Delhi Capitals invested in experienced and proven players to rebuild a challenging unit.

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Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal further raises his own incredible standards to make history

Just when we thought we have seen everything from Rafa, Nadal went beyond the standards he has set, surprising not just the fans, but surely somewhere himself as well.

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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Australia, Japan the favourites as India embark on mission quarter-finals

Regional heavyweights Australia and Japan will aim for the trophy at the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022, while India are targeting the last eight which can help them realise the World Cup dream.