Sandeep Dwivedi


BCCI vs Lodha panel judgment day: We’re going by law of the land – Tamil Nadu Societies Act, says Anurag Thakur
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

BCCI president Anurag Thakur wants the Supreme Court judges to hear their problems one last time.

BCCI-Lodha panel judgment day: We’ve gone by what the court asked us to do, says Justice Lodha
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

On eve of what could be a landmark day in Indian cricket, The Indian Express spoke with Justice Lodha and heard his side of the story.

New rules of the game
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Judiciary has trusted players to clean up Indian cricket. Why this leap of faith?

The Bout India Lost
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Wrestlers lose face, and perhaps an Olympic medal, and NADA its credibility

Olympics 2016: To Rio, without a plan
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016: Yet again, much before athletes dress up for D-Day, India has managed to look disheveled

Mohammed Shahid: The dreamer from 80s, who wanted to dribble past everyone
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Much before the world discovered virtual reality games, Mohammed Shahid dragged a generation of fans into the television.

At Tarishi’s funeral, a photograph tells the story
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

‘Her brother would have been there if he had got visa in time’

Sachin, unlike Muhammad Ali
Tue, Jun 07, 2016

History remembers one for breaking the mould. It will remember the other for becoming it.

Don’t play it again, Azhar
Mon, May 16, 2016

Azhar biopic is another attempt to win back fans, find closure. It doesn’t work.

BCCI plans commentary school – National Commentators Academy
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

For long, the BCCI has set an unwritten code for those who wear those shirts with BCCI insignia.

ICC World T20 Short Stories: Mohammad Amir – The Revenant
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

Mohammad Amir may never rid himself of the tattoo of taint but the Pakistan pacer made the most of his five-year exile from cricket.

May the best man win
Sun, Feb 28, 2016

When you wish to appreciate a sport, nationalism only comes in the way.

Congress ministers on DDCA panel silent on corruption: Kirti Azad
Tue, Dec 29, 2015

Three Congress leaders were government nominees in the DDCA at the time.

Kirti Azad interview: ‘I fail to understand why politicians come into sports… they delay issues’
Tue, Dec 29, 2015

My crusade against corruption in sports will continue. And what better place than the DDCA to do that.

Aus vs NZ, pink-ball Test: Dreaming with floodlights on
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

An imaginary Day 1 match report of the historic Australia vs New Zealand game in Adelaide — Test under lights featuring the controversial pink balls.

India spin yarn, South Africa fall for it
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

South Africa collapse in a heap on third-day Mohali track that didn’t really turn to lose first Test by 108 runs.

Ind vs SA, 1st Test: Ashened Proteas fall apart
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

R Ashwin takes five-for as South Africa are dismissed for 184; India lead by 142 runs with 8 wickets in hand.

Spin purchase: Wickets at dime a dozen in Mohali
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

On a track that has begun to crumble alarmingly, India’s tweakers take two wickets after their their batsmen are all out for 201; South Africa part-timer Dean Elgar takes four.

South Africa begin discovery of India
Thu, Nov 05, 2015

South Africa's sternest test begins at PCA Stadium in Mohali as Virat Kohli and Co look to make most of backyard advantage.

Ahead of first India-South Africa Test, spin remains the most repeated word
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

The most repeated word, both in questions and answers, happens to be ‘spin’.

Ravindra Jadeja’s dip, flight and return
Wed, Nov 04, 2015

After losing his place in the side and taking a brief break from cricket, Ravindra Jadeja has roared his way back into the Indian team.

When Virat Kohli touched curator’s feet
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

This genuine warmth between the Indian team management and the pitch in-charge at the start of the Test series against South Africa is refreshing.

R Ashwin: No.1 threat to No.1 team
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

Tackling R Ashwin, who has had a productive 2015, will be South African batsmen’s toughest challenge in the Test series.

If you pick the ball early, feet don’t matter much, says Virender Sehwag
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Virender Sehwag, in a chat with Sandeep Dwivedi before the World Cup earlier this year, spoke about various aspects of his batting.

Zaheer Khan gave little to play with, for both batsmen & writers
Fri, Oct 16, 2015

An enigma all through his career, Zaheer Khan retires as Indian cricket's most 'Un-understood Cricketer'.

Bullet to cricket, an Indian dad finds redemption in Ireland
Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Vishal Chopra’s mother killed by Irish Republican Army sniper’s shot, his son set to represent Ireland at under-19 World Cup.

The importance of being ‘dada’ Sourav Ganguly
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Ganguly is appointed the president of the CAB, ending the suspense on who will take over the state cricket body post Dalmiya.

Jagmohan Dalmiya, veteran cricket boss, dies at 75
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

An opener during his days as a club cricketer, Jagmohan Dalmiya, the administrator, carried his bat through.

Lessons from Roger Federer
Sat, Sep 19, 2015

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri should learn true aggression from Roger Federer

Cheteshwar Pujara: From waterboy to firefighter
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

Cheteswhar Pujara says he was long preparing for the opportunity that he got - for he knew it might be his last.

Why are the anti-corruption units of ICC and BCCI so dormant and reactive: Justice Mukul Mudgal
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Justice Mudgal expresses his satisfaction over the verdict, and stresses the need of structural reforms in the BCCI.

Crony cricket: The rise and fall of ex-IPL czar Lalit Modi
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

The story of Lalit Modi is also the story of how cricket couldn’t handle money and fame.

Improving India’s performance overseas is our top priority: BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur
Mon, May 18, 2015

Speaking to Sandeep Dwivedi, Anurag Thakur chalks out the challenges and his plans for the future.

Let ICC take stand against Ten Sports: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan
Wed, May 13, 2015

The BCCI has apprehensions with the broadcasting rights being handed over to Subhash Chandra-owned Ten sports.

To learn climbing, do you need to bring the mountain home?
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Why India’s reported ‘Olympics 2024 bid’ is devoid of sense or logic.

Players watch videos to find mistakes, I watch to enjoy my boundaries, says Virender Sehwag
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Well before the ball has even pitched, Sehwag says he knows exactly which hoarding his eventual hit is going to be.