Daksh Panwar


The Harmans of Moga: Dreams of cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur’s village
Sun, Aug 13, 2017

In small homes and swelling cricket academies, in her native Punjab town and its neighbouring villages, the star of the Indian women’s team at the World Cup, Harmanpreet Kaur, is firing many a dream. The Indian Express captures some.

Cricket’s long-standing debate: Coach or Captain?
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

In modern team sport, players are usually more dispensable than coaches. Even those that are considered superstars. Cricket, however, has historically been different. And Indian cricket has been a different ball game altogether.

BCCI select 15-member tried and tested India squad for ICC Champions Trophy
Tue, May 09, 2017

There were no surprises in the announced Champions Trophy squad as Rohit Sharma, Mohd Shami return; Rishabh Pant, Suresh Raina on standby.

India-Australia series in four frames
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

It might not have been as insanely high quality as the 2001 series but the just-concluded affair threw up lots of drama, controversy and spine-tingling stuff.

India vs Australia: Steve Smith apologises, but Virat Kohli is in no mood to forgive
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Accusations were hurled and counter-accusations hurled back. The white line fever didn’t remain confined to the white line and spilled over into the press conference room.

India-Australia series, of laughter and not forgetting
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

India win the fourth Test and reclaim the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, thus ending the lengthy home season on a happy note

Ravindra Jadeja, he who lives by the sword shall dance with the sword too
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Ravindra Jadeja dug India out of hole with a buccaneering half-century and guided them to a 32-run lead.

India vs Australia: Quick boxing as India close in on series win
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar strike early before spinners skittle out Australia, as India close in on series win.

Pat Cummins defies high-school physics, teaches KL Rahul a few lessons
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Pat Cummins bowled a riveting, and tragic, spell of sustained fast bowling as you will ever see in India.

India vs Australia: After Tea, comes the tease
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Despite fifties from KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara, Australia pull back through inspired bowling from Nathan Lyon in final session.

After Captain Cook, Captain Marvel conquers India
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Steve Smith was the only one on the field who seemed to justifying his billing — World No.1 — with a century.

Kuldeep Yadav, chinaman turns superman
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Kuldeep Yadav proves to be an inspired pick as he snares four scalps on debut to wrestle advantage from Australia on Day 1.

India vs Australia: Right in the swing of things
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

As they have done all season, in this series, the Indian pacers have quietly made their mark against Australia as well.

India vs Australia: A shoulder of fortune
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

If Virat Kohli remains unavailable for the fourth and final Test against Australia onus will be on others to fill the void.

India vs Australia: Anticipation reaches fever pitch in Dharamsala
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Buzz around the wicket gets shriller as BCCI’s chief curator pays a visit, but final nature of 22-yards still open to speculation

India vs Australia: The final Test of character in Dharamsala
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Last game of home season was expected to be a victory parade for Virat Kohli’s team, but Australia have changed script

As the rest falter, SSP Chawrasia comes to the four
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

In spite of the knowledge that this isn’t the first time that SSP has won a big-ticket event at home. I

As the rest falter, SSP Chawrasia comes to four at the Indian Open
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

SSP Chawrasia completed a successful defence of his Indian Open title.

Indian Open: Stuck in Gurgaon’s slow three-way lane
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

On a lethargic day, Carlos Pigem, Eddie Pepperell and SSP Chawrasia share lead going into the final round of the Indian Open.

Indian Open: It seems like SSP Chawrasia, say the birdies
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

Even the scorecard carriers couldn’t remain unaffected. “Cho’rasiya aaj bade lambe-lambe putt gira raha,” they excitedly shared with the stewards at every hole.

Indian Open Golf: Rule change to Matteo Manassero’s rescue
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

The 23-year-old Italian had shot a four-under 68, given the tough scoring circumstances on the first morning of the Hero Indian Open, an exceedingly good effort.

At Indian Open, it’s fairway to heaven
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Golfers brace up for a challenging week in their quest to conquer the imposing Gary Player course, which offers little margin for error.

UP: Kairana votes, asserts ‘aman’; BJP MP shifts tune from ‘exodus’ to law-order
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Singh, 78, is not the stereotypical western UP politician. Articulate and soft-spoken, he is respected across party and communal lines.

UP Assembly Elections 2017: As western UP votes, BJP pins hope on urban Jats, RLD on villages
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

UP Assembly Elections: Meanwhile, a rural-urban divide seems to be at play.

UP Elections 2017: 4 days, 3 parties, 1 ticket, in Muzaffarnagar
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

In the first frame, the round-faced, mustachioed politician shakes hands with Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. In the next, Rana asks his followers to vote for SP.

Yuzvendra Chahal thrives in adversity
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Yuzvendra Chahal has turned the challenge of unhelpful home grounds into an opportunity.

India v England 3rd T20: Yuzvendra Chahal hits the biggest six
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

In the most six-friendly ground in the country, leggie Yuzvendra Chahal snares six wickets to inflict series win over England.

Rishabh Pant: Waiting in the wings
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Rishabh Pant, a power-hitter, can find a place in the lower order but the question is will he get a break.

India vs England third T20I: From beyond and beside the boundary ropes of the Chinnaswamy
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Forty-eight hours before the third and final encounter of evenly poised T20 series between India and England, the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is being made up.

Replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni at your peril, Gary Kirsten had said couple of months ago
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Former India coach Gary Kirsten was, after all, both the best and the worst person to quiz about how long MS Dhoni had left at the helm of affairs.

I saw death right at my doorstep during Jat reservation agitation: Haryana opener Nitin Saini
Sun, Dec 25, 2016

Nitin Saini, stuck with his family on terrace and losing a friend during the Jat agitation violence, is now the one of top run-getters in Ranji Trophy.

Vijender Singh consigns trash-talking Francis Cheka to the bins
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

Vijender Singh rolled on without a glitch as he knocked out Francis Cheka to successfully defend his WBO Asia-Pacific Super Middleweight title.

Day before the bout, little doubt that Vijender Singh will be king
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Vijender Singh will be up against Francis Cheka when he defends his WBO Asia-Pacific Championship title on December 17.

Not only the bowlers, Indian bat-makers are ecstatic, too
Thu, Dec 08, 2016

Indian bat makers seem to be happy after MCC decided to put an upper limit on the z-axis of the blade.

The Second Coming of Tiger Woods
Sun, Dec 04, 2016

After a career-threatening injury that laid him low for 15 months, Tiger Woods is back on the golf course older, wiser and a more popular figure among fellow competitors.

‘Nervous’ Tiger out of the Woods, ready for Hero World Challenge
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Tiger Woods, 14-time Major winner, is feeling fitter than he has been in a very long time but also nervous going into Hero World Challenge.