Sandeep Dwivedi

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ECB’s 100 Ball Project: A passing thought or the next revolution in cricket?
Sun, May 13, 2018

IPL matches are dragging into the yawning nights. Just as England is floating yet another shorter format - 100 balls a side, with two halves. Will India diss it and then start to dig it, like it did T20?

Bring BCCI under RTI Act, says Law Commission
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Law Commission has recommended to the Union Law Ministry that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) be brought under the Right To Information.

BCCI under RTI Act is already the law of the land: Justice RM Lodha
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

Justice RM Lodha has said that the Law Commission's recommendation of bringing BCCI under the RTI Act was virtually the implementation of the 2016 Supreme Court order.

Not Quite Cricket, ICC
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Ban on Kagiso Rabada follows the rules of the Council, betrays the spirit of the game

India in South Africa: Sights and sounds of the rainbow nation
Mon, Jan 29, 2018

The Virat Kohli-led Indian won the third and final Test against South Africa in Johannesburg. A nerve-fraying series aside, SANDEEP DWIVEDI absorbs the sights and sounds on the tip of the continent.

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Measure of India’s success, 22 yards
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

Virat Kohli’s team wins on toughest wicket of series as South Africa lose last nine for 53 runs after Amla-Elgar partnership of 119

India vs South Africa: Pace quartet provides skipper Virat Kohli mantra to overcome overseas challenge
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

With this new found pace muscle comprising the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, skipper Virat Kohli can throw his weight around even when abroad.

After wonder win at Wanderers, Kohli: Had belief, now have result
Sun, Jan 28, 2018

South Africa won the series 2-1 but Kohli saw India’s 63-run win in the third and final Test Saturday, on the toughest pitch of the series, as a step in the right direction.

In Australia, if a captain tells a groundsman what kind of pitch to prepare, he’ll be reported: Ali Bacher
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

Ali Bacher was less than pleased with the revenge tracks that South Africa have dished out for the series against India.

India vs South Africa: No matter the result, moral victory for India
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

On a treacherous wicket, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane dig their heels in, make combative forties to set a target of 242; umpires call off day’s play because of pitch quality.

Wanderers dodgy pitch: Final Test rears up and bounces back
Sat, Jan 27, 2018

Umpires call off players early on Day 3 after deeming the pitch unsafe to play, India vs South Africa Test to resume as normal on Day 4.

As People’s Trumpeter Hugh Masekela goes silent, South Africa grooves to grieve
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Jazz musician Hugh Masekela, who passed away on Tuesday, gave anti-apartheid protesters their anthem — ‘Bring him (Mandela) back home’

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Spicy wicket and rain forecast widens corridor of uncertainty at Wanderers
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

India have the edge in Wanderers Test but there are way too many cracks on the wicket and several dark clouds hovering above to know how this is going to end.

India vs South Africa 3rd Test, Day 2: Hashim Amla shuffles, India reshuffle
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

South Africa bulwark Hashim Amla tweaks his trigger movement to negate swing, but bowlers and top order put India in a position to turn the tables on hosts.

Cheteshwar Pujara: 53 balls, zero runs
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Cheteshwar Pujara had no idea that he was trending on Twitter when he was on his way towards achieving the ‘longest on zero’ in Test cricket.

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara…daylight…rest of India
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

India's Nos. 3 and 4 showcase Test class while the others in the batting line-up fail to display the qualities needed to survive and score runs under trying conditions.

India vs South Africa: Introspective Virat Kohli says ‘our errors, our mistakes’ led to 0-2
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

After the second innings collapse on the final day of the second Test, Virat Kohli had got involved in a back-and-forth with a couple of reporters.

India vs South Africa: For visitors, a pot of gold at the end of Rainbow
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

No matter the result of the third match, the team’s poor show in the series will soon be forgotten, thanks to the upcoming IPL auction and limited-overs cricket.

Leafy Cafe: From grass on pitch to grass on table
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Looking to turn a new leaf? Well, there are few better place than this Johannesburg joint — Leafy Cafe.

Langa, the South African town that raised Temba Bavuma
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Langa, a Cape Town suburb, can trace its cricketing history back 150 years. It’s also the place from where Temba Bavuma emerged — SA’s first black Test batsman.

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