Arnab Sen is the Sports Editor of NDTV Convergence, leading sports coverage on the digital arm of NDTV. He has more than 14 years of experience of working for news channels, sports broadcasters, di
This country has been harbouring a dream for more than a decade, which is to charm a global audience when it hosts the FIFA World Cup in the last two months of 2022.
The biggest problem of it all is his career strike-rate, which is a lowly 126.16. It is a very low scoring rate for a batter who mostly bats in the second half of a T20I innings and Pant really needs to put thought to how he wants to approach the format.
Rajat Patidar scored the ton in just 49 balls for RCB against LSG in the IPL 2022 Eliminator
IPL 2022: Speaking on Cricbuzz, Virender Sehwag recalled a Sachin Tendulkar anecdote from the 2011 Cricket World Cup to lavish praise on Shivam Dube, who narrowly missed out on a ton in CSK's recent IPL fixture.
IPL 2022: Tim David was acquired by MI for Rs 8.25 crore in the IPL mega auction. But after poor showings vs DC and RR, he has been warming the bench.
Indian Premier League: Shoaib Akhtar was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise and he recently shared a funny anecdote from a match between KKR and Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in IPL 2008.
Indian Premier League 2022: Ravi Shastri praised Harshal Patel for developing himself into a great death bowler after Royal Challengers Bangalore's first win in IPL 2022 vs Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday.
Pakistan vs Australia: Steve Smith tried to sweep a ball that was pitched way outside the leg stump by left-arm spinner Nauman Ali and in the process, got a faint edge which was pouched by Mohammad Rizwan behind the stumps.
Warne and Australia's dominance reached its crescendo in the 1999 ICC World Cup as he picked up 4 wickets each in the semi-final and final to guide the Steve Waugh-led team to the world title, which was Australia's second.
Rafael Nadal on Sunday achieved what no other male tennis player has in the history of the sport. The Spaniard, synonymous with greatness on clay court, became the first man to win 21 Grand Slam titles.
India were outplayed completely by the hosts. The tourists were in the game in the first 20 overs of both innings but let the advantage slip while bowling and batting and never managed to make a comeback.
India vs South Africa: While playing a shot in the 60th over of the innings, Pant lost control of his bat and it went flying out of his hand and landed around the square leg area.
India vs South Africa: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar praised Virat Kohli on commentary for his tough knock so far.
India vs South Africa: Rahul, who stuck a majestic century in the first Test, was undone by some good bowling. Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar analysed the dismissal during the lunch time show on host broadcaster Star Sports.
India vs South Africa: India has never won a Test match at Cape Town. They have lost two of the five matches they have played there and drawn the other three.
Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli says "there is no problem between me and Rohit Sharma" amid talk of rift.
Rohit Sharma was appointed captain of Team India in One-day Internationals on Wednesday, taking over from Virat Kohli. He will also captain the team in T20Is and will serve as vice-captain in Tests.
Team India made up for the disappointment of being denied a win in the 1st Test in Kanpur by completely outplaying New Zealand in Mumbai.
IND vs NZ: Ashwin is currently tied with Harbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble as all three have taken 50 wickets in a calendar year thrice.
Ashwin is currently placed second in the list with 58 scalps against the Kiwis and needs to pick 8 wickets in the Mumbai Test to surpass the Blackcaps legend Richard Hadlee.
Arnab Sen is the Sports Editor of NDTV Convergence, leading sports coverage on the digital arm of NDTV. He has more than 14 years of experience of working for news channels, sports broadcasters, digital media and news wires. Covered global sporting events and enjoys writing on cricket and football.
Founding member of Reuters Global Monitoring Desk. Flagship live and non-live show producer for Cricket broadcast on Star Sports.
Handled wraparounds for IPL, ICC World Cup, ICC T20 World Cup; Served as Editor of Cricketnext and Sports at News18.com. Served as Sports Editor (Digital) at Hindustan Times