DAKSH PANWAR

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About Sport And War
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Sangakkara reintroduced the indomitable spirit of Sri Lankan cricket to the world.

How Anirban Lahiri willed himself into a Major contender
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Over the years, Anirban Lahiri has meticulously analysed his shortcomings and has worked on them relentlessly.

Why Rani Rampal, India’s finest forward in women’s hockey, struggles to survive
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

All Rani Rampal had was hockey, astonishing talent and her parents’ unstinted support. But why does she still struggle to survive?

Hrishikesh Kanitkar calls it a day: A boundary that pushed the limits
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Hrishikesh Kanitkar will always be remembered for his match-winning four off Saqlain Mushtaq at Dhaka in January 1998.

Bangladesh Cricket: Cataloguing pugmarks
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Daksh Panwar traces the mania back to a time when the world didn’t notice the stumbling steps of a cricket-tragic country.

A victory after Bangladesh steal march
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

Raina’s all-round show, 50s from Dhawan and MS, help India prevent a ‘Banglawash’ by winning the dead rubber by 77 runs.

India vs Bangladesh: Done and dusted, just a sweep to go
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Having already sealed history with a maiden series win against India, buoyant Bangladesh will now look to complete a ‘Banglawash’.

Mustafizur Rahman: Boy with posters to poster-boy
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

The jubilant Bangladeshi press corps were hanging about in the lobby trying to get hold of the players on Monday morning.

Fire gone, running on fumes: India have fallen a long way in the fortnight
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

From an acute case of over-confidence to getting egos crushed, India have fallen a long way in a fortnight.

India vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI: Dropping Jinx, finding one
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Playing Rayudu was not the problem. The blunder was to keep Rahane on the bench.

India suffer first series loss to Bangladesh
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Bangladesh thrash Dhoni’s men by six wickets; Sunday’s win was their 10th in a row at home.

India vs Bangladesh: Once divided, united they now stand
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Bangladesh have started to click as a unit, a far cry from the past when it was more about individual achievements.

Are Bangladesh going to be new Pakistan for India?
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

This question has been on the lips of many here, and one journalist did end up asking Bangladesh's coach.

Even the day after, MS Dhoni’s shove hurts
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

After Dhoni shoulder-charged pacer Mustafizur Rahman rugby style, the rivalry has ceased to be subtle.

Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman: First sighting of a Tiger cub
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Debutant Mustafizur Rahman's success against India can be put down to his deceptive off-cutter.

India vs Bangladesh: Landslide win for Bangladesh after washed out Test
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

A 102-run opening stand and a phenomenal five-wicket haul by debutant Mustafizur gives Bangladesh 79-run win in opening ODI.

Ind vs Ban: Mashrafe Mortaza, the people’s player
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Over a decade after his debut, Mashrafe Mortaza remains Bangladesh’s most popular cricketer.

Taskin Ahmed: A tall, fast and handful poster-boy
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Taskin Ahmed, 20, has to tick all the boxes to become Bangladesh’s next big thing in cricket.

Bamboo shoots: A non-funny repartee
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

In response to 'Mauka Mauka' and 'Bachcha Bada Ho Gaya' ad campaigns the "Bamboo Is On" was conceived for the Indian team.

MS Dhoni, old lion returns to new pride
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Retired from Tests and with India’s new leader playing under him in ODIs, Dhoni will have to prove himself both with bat and brain.

India vs Bangladesh: Unequal contest finishes in a draw
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

With more than 250 overs lost, hosts able to register only second draw vs India, but follow-on indicates gulf between sides.

India vs Bangladesh, tour diary: Across border, little checks, few balances
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Almost all network operators here have rolled out plans where you can access certain websites free of cost.

India vs Bangladesh: Harbhajan Singh there, but not quite
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

In his comeback match after a gap of more than two years, spinner a shadow of his former self.

Bangladesh break Jinx, get half-a-dozen scalps
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

Bangladesh give their fans something to smile about on Day 3 with six wickets for 223 runs; Rahane narrowly misses out on century.

Catching Bangladesh in action, in one sport or the other
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

After Day 2 of the India-Bangladesh Test was called off, Daksh Panwar catches up on a game of football in Bangladesh.

India vs Bangladesh: Rain washes out play on Day 2
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

With washed-out day and forecast of more rain for remainder of Test, Harbhajan’s return game may just end in the dressing room.

Rain break musings: Is it little Mushfiqur Rahim or Neymar Jr?
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

This piece is not about lecturing you on how to liaise with people with such chronic cognitive condition.

A drop, showers and run downpour
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Shikhar Dhawan (150*) and Murali Vijay (89*) put on a fluent 239 on Day 1 in Fatullah.

Caution: Tigers on the prowl
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Recent performances have shown that Bangladesh aren’t the pushovers they used to be; Challenge ahead for captain Kohli & Co.

Ind vs Ban: ‘Birat’ love in Bangladesh
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Virat Kohli is the subject of many an internet meme in Bangladesh.

India tour of Bangladesh: Broiled in Bangladesh and other stories
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Bangladesh's national capital has a poor infrastructure and is forced to accommodate many vehicles causing inconvenience.

India tour of Bangladesh: Play-time with the boys next door
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

After his tough initiation in Australia, Test captain Virat Kohli has an easier job at hand in his second away assignment in Bangladesh.

Virat Kohli: On hot seat, the not-so-cool-captain
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

After MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli has a tough task ahead in leading a side which is still in transition.

India vs Sri Lanka: Series kissed goodbye
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Virat Kohli, too, notched up a fifty while also becoming in the process the fastest batsman to score 6000 runs.

With four wickets on D-Day, Umesh Yadav paces it just right
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Umesh, who is the leading wicket-taker in the series so far with 8 scalps, led the charge in the third ODI.

India vs Sri Lanka: Identity crisis
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Lanka’s surrender in two ODIs raises doubts that this is the same team which has had a standout year .