Daksh Panwar

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T20 cricket’s giant leap
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

Carlos Braithwaite’s Eden Gardens explosion and the frame of 11 sculpted sets of bare six packs might have changed the T20 game forever.

Portrait of Virat Kohli – The escape artist
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

To say Virat Kohli was in the zone on Sunday against Australia is like giving a short and scarce synopsis to his epic knock.

Virat Kohli takes India past Australia, into World T20 semis
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Daunted with a steep chase, Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 51-ball 82 takes India past Australia and into the semi-finals.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli Ki Jai
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

In its scale and magnitude, Virat Kohli's unbeaten 82 ranks close to Sachin Tendulkar’s ‘Desert Storm’ against Australia in 1998.

India vs Australia: Parallel sides, now head on with the end
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

The script of both Australia and India has been similar in the tournament, but it will take a divergent turn today as only the winner progresses to the last four.

Australia vs Pakistan: Pakistan journey ends, Shahid Afridi nears the finish line
Sat, Mar 26, 2016

Steve Smith and Shane Watson took Australia to a strong 193 runs before James Faulkner did the job with the ball to take Australia to victory.

Pakistan vs Australia: Strugglers slugfest on the cards
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Amid talks of rifts, Pakistan keen to make final game count against Australia, who have own set of woes.

There is a bad mood rising in the Pakistan camp
Thu, Mar 24, 2016

After loss to New Zealand, Pakistan coach Waqar Younis calls a spade a spade during post mortem.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Three threes are four for flying Kiwis
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Another comprehensive show, corner-stoned by Martin Guptill’s breezy knock up front, takes New Zealand to the semifinals.

ICC World Twenty20 2016: Script goes awry for Pakistan’s evergreen hero Shahid Afridi
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Time running out for mercurial Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi as Pakistan play New Zealand in a crucial game.

ICC World Twenty20: New Zealand take the odd way out to even things up
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Innovation and adaptability are the twin hallmarks of New Zealand cricket, especially in the recent past.

ICC World T20: The ‘Other MS’ – Mohammad Shahzad
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

Unlike the super-fit modern-day cricketer, Mohammad Shahzad, Afghanistan's batting mainstay is rotund, flaunting his one-pack after every ton.

India vs Pakistan, World T20: More than just a game
Mon, Mar 07, 2016

In Dharamsala, India vs Pakistan — ahead of the World T20— is about Congress versus BJP and ex-servicemen vs businessmen.

World T20: Gearing up for the short format, Associates hope for a long rope from ICC
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Making appearances only from World Cup to World Cup, the minnows wish to be given more playing chances to gain experience.

U19 World Cup: Unburdened by history, a promising West Indies set rises
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

West Indies colts are not thrust upon the crushing baggage of living up to a proud legacy and that could prove beneficial for cricket in the country.

Caribbean pace-setters at U-19 World Cup: If Alzarri Joseph doesn’t get you, Chemar Holder will
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Alzarri Joseph finished the U-19 World Cup with 13 wickets and a pace-bounce combination that mortified batsmen.

Under-19 World Cup: We put ourselves in a difficult spot, says coach Rahul Dravid
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Rahul Dravid reflects on the bigger picture and how the U19 World Cup defeat could spur the boys on to gaining senior stripes.

U-19 World Cup: Action, reaction and finally… redemption for Keemo Paul, West Indies
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Hounded on social media for the ‘Mankading’, Keemo Paul and West Indies come back stronger to beat India and claim U-19 WC title.

U 19 World Cup: For pep talk, Dravid turns to King Khan
Sun, Feb 14, 2016

India U-19 fired themselves up by tuning in to will.i.am’s “Hall of Fame” and Dravid used an interesting speech to pep up the players.

U-19 World Cup final: Before you turn men, one last time boys
Sun, Feb 14, 2016

The final against West Indies, irrespective of the result, will officially mark the colts’ graduation from boys to men.

U-19 World Cup: Photogenic spinner Mayank Dagar looks for perfect final frame
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

In India U-19's 15-member squad in which players come from diverse backgrounds, Mayank Dagar is the urbane one.

U-19 World Cup: How Darren Sammy’s gain means Alzarri Joseph’s loss
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

If seniors have their way, it would amount to less pay for domestic cricketers, including some of the juniors who guided West Indies to final.

U-19 World Cup: In Dhaka, they never abandon their cricketers
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Bangladesh U-19 team played their semi-final against West Indies in front of an astounding 15,000-odd fans who rooted throughout the match.

U-19 World Cup: West Indies’ Shamar Springer hangs on, hosts Bangladesh drop out
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

All-rounder from famous Barbados nursery comes to the party; Bangladesh lose by 3 wickets in semis. West Indies face India in the final.

U-19 World Cup: Dhaka excited, and nervous
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Bangladesh are playing their first ever semifinal of a global event at any level — a fact that captain Miraz was made aware of again and again.

U-19 World Cup: India strolling without breaking a sweat
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Winning all their games comprehensively, India colts have put up a clinical display to progress to the final of the U-19 World Cup on Sunday.

U-19 World Cup: Another hero rises in the Indian team
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Anmolpreet Singh becomes social media star after 72-run knock helps India beat SL and make U19 World Cup final.

U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka hums his lines, hogs his runs
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Charith Asalanka, the skipper of the Sri Lanka U19 team, is unlike how captains in Sri Lanka have been.

U-19 World Cup: India so far so good, now for the better
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Rahul Dravid urges boys to produce more of same that got India to the U-19 World Cup semis where they face Sri Lanka.

U19 World Cup: With practice, red-ball prodigy Armaan Jaffer demonstrates white-ball utility
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Armaan Jaffer has made useful contribution to India's campaign at the U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.

U19 World Cup: Among bunch of boys, Rishabh Pant becomes a ‘bada aadmi’
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Rishabh Pant scores 111 in India win over Namibia in U19 World Cup; later gets Rs 1.9-crore IPL contract from Delhi.

U-19 World Cup: From outpost to centrestage, Chhattisgarh boy living a dream
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Between 2000 to 2013, budding cricketers from Chhattisgarh would hit a wall by the time they turned 14 or 15.

U-19 World Cup: Nepal stranded in stands, then in the middle
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Chasing Nepal's 211/9, Bangladesh were 98/4 before skipper Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan fifties took them home.

U-19 World Cup: Humble hosts Bangladesh ready for the giant leap
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

Bangladesh play Nepal in the first quarterfinal of the Under-19 World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Friday.

Mendis 2.0: Ambidexterous, offie and also left-arm orthodox
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Kamindu Mendis started practicing bowling with both arms while he was in his school days.

U-19 World Cup: Leggie turns into pace sensation
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Hasan Mohsin switched to fast bowling only six months back but has been crucial to his side so far.