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Daksh Panwar


India vs South Africa: Spin demons are all in the mind
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

India have fared poorly against the spinners in a number of series since November 2012.

If we win Ranji Trophy, it will be a massive slap in the face of many in DDCA: Gautam Gambhir
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

The Indian Express caught up with a relaxed-looking Delhi captain at his home in Karol Bagh. Excerpts from an interview.

India vs South Africa: We have limitations, says Sandeep Patil
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Concerned chairman of selectors, Sandeep Patil distances from batting order debate, says he doesn’t pick the playing XI.

South Africa make molehill out of mountain against India in first T20
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

Rohit Sharma’s 106 in vain as JP Duminy’s 68 off 34 and his 105-run stand with Behardien helps South Africa win with 7 wickets and 2 balls to spare.

Ravichandran Ashwin—The leg-spinner!
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

Ravichandran Ashwin went ahead and bowled leg-spin during an extended session on match eve on Thursday.

India vs South Africa: A beauty contest
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

India captain MS Dhoni reckons the venue, with the mountains in the background and the half snow covered peaks, has a certain x-factor to it.

India vs South Africa: Amidst mountains, India seek self-discovery
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

Facing star-studded Proteas, MS Dhoni has a chance to assess his squad in the run-up to the World T20.

India vs South Africa: What’s at stake in the Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela series
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

A series named after the two fierce propagators of peace and nonviolence gets underway in the town of the third: the Dalai Lama.

India vs South Africa: Team India can’t leave it for late any longer
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

With skipper MS Dhoni no longer the finisher he once was, India will have to change the pace of run-scoring against South Africa.

Ajinkya Rahane: The man with no fixed address
Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Has India been unfair to its most accommodative batsman? Not quite, says Ajinkya Rahane.

Palace Intrigue: How Rajasthan cricket landed in a royal mess
Sun, Sep 20, 2015

How Rajasthan has landed itself in a royal mess that most grievously imperils futures of the state's cricketers.

Pankaj Singh rallies Rajasthan players, appeals for cricket over politics
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

Last year, BCCI suspended the RCA for having elected Lalit Modi its president.

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.