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Abhishek Purohit


Abhishek Purohit is an Assistant Editor at Indian Express.

IPL 2022: A Buttler hundred, a Chahal hat-trick, a T20 thriller, a Rajasthan win
Tue, Apr 19, 2022

Jos Buttler’s 103 off 61 and Yuzvendra Chahal’s 5 for 40 overcame Aaron Finch’s 58 and Shreyas Iyer’s 85 as RR narrowly beat KKR

IPL 2022: Sunrisers set the pace
Mon, Apr 18, 2022

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umran Malik combined to take seven Punjab Kings wickets and set up a straightforward chase of 152 for a seven-wicket win for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

IPL 2022: RCB’s Karthik goes boom-boom, spells doom for DC
Sun, Apr 17, 2022

Dinesh Karthik’s 66 off 34 revived RCB from 92 for 5 to 189, which was enough to quell Delhi Capitals by 16 runs.

IPL 2022: GT captain is team’s talisman in win over Royals after Buttler blitz is cut short
Fri, Apr 15, 2022

GT surged to their fourth win from five games as skipper Hardik Pandya’s 87 sets up a comprehensive crushing of RR.

IPL 2022: Kane able to tame Titans
Tue, Apr 12, 2022

After bowlers restrict Gujarat to chaseable score, Williamson anchors Sunrisers innings for second successive win

Retired out: Ashwin, RR think out of the box
Mon, Apr 11, 2022

R Ashwin retires out, a masterstroke move in RR's three-run win over LSG that takes them to helm

Long Read: Inside Shubman Gill’s beautiful mind
Sun, Apr 10, 2022

Having showcased his potential in the longest format, India’s most exciting young batsman seeks to take his T20 game to the next level.

IPL 2022: Super Giants make Capital gains
Fri, Apr 08, 2022

Ravi Bishnoi and K Gowtham’s combined 3 for 45 in eight overs restrict DC to 149, which was never going to be enough with Quinton de Kock shining for LSG.

IPL 2022: Bangalore win battle Royal
Wed, Apr 06, 2022

RR vs RCB: Yuzvendra Chahal’s 2 for 15 in vain for RR as Dinesh Karthik takes RCB home in another tense chase.

IPL 2022: Giants rise, prevent Sunrise
Tue, Apr 05, 2022

Fifties from Deepak Hooda and KL Rahul revive LSG from 27 for 3, before their bowlers led by Avesh Khan suffocated Sunrisers in the chase.

IPL discovers Liam Livingstone as Punjab ensure CSK’s slide continues
Mon, Apr 04, 2022

Livingstone finally brings his big hitting to IPL before Punjab pacers find swing to consign CSK to third successive defeat

IPL 2022: Jos Buttler’s opening blitz fells Mumbai Indians
Sun, Apr 03, 2022

Rajasthan Royals opener smashes 100 off 68, first century of this IPL season, before bowlers pull off 23-run win over MI

IPL 2022: Lucknow turn giant killers with six-wicket win over CSK in high-scoring game
Fri, Apr 01, 2022

Lucknow Super Giants bounce back from opening game loss to chase down defending champs CSK's 211 thanks to Evin Lewis's explosive half century

IPL 2022: Royal Challengers make heavy weather
Thu, Mar 31, 2022

RCB huff and puff to modest target after their bowlers make short work of KKR.

Titans win battle of IPL debutants
Tue, Mar 29, 2022

Shami & Tewatia star for Gujarat as another match ends in victory for chasing side.

IPL 2022: Delhi issue a Brabourne ultimatum
Mon, Mar 28, 2022

Axar Patel and Lalit Yadav pull off an improbable chase as Capitals make most of their deep batting line-up to stun Mumbai Indians.

Dhoni’s fifty goes in vain as Rahane gets KKR going in successful chase in IPL opener
Sun, Mar 27, 2022

Ajinkya Rahane's mini blitz cancels out Dhoni's quickfire fifty as KKR beat CSK by six wickets.

IPL analysis: Dark clouds threaten another Sunrisers debacle
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

Sunrisers have retained Abdul Samad, repurchased Priyam Garg and spent Rs 8.5 crore to get Rahul Tripathi.

IPL 2022: Rest of the world falls in line
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

Most of the other boards started by taking an adversarial approach to IPL, but realised subsequently that not releasing players could be to their own detriment.

Long Read: The toil of Sarfaraz
Sun, Mar 13, 2022

Sarfaraz Khan burst on the scene as a school-boy prodigy over a decade ago. A First-class debut for Mumbai at 17 and two Under-19 World Cups provided him launchpads. Now 24, he swears by his hitting-four-hundred-balls-a-day routine, is doing what he always seemed destined for – making big runs and making waves again.

Focus on role clarity and bench strength: Rohit Sharma lays out his vision for Team India
Tue, Mar 08, 2022

Rohit Sharma says he wants to create a "happy atmosphere" in team and focus on long-term development instead of narrow focus on winning.

Ashwin overtakes Kapil’s tally, but both great in their own right
Mon, Mar 07, 2022

A couple of fitting parallels are attached to when Kapil had gone past Richard Hadlee’s then-record 431 wickets in 1994.

Ravindra Jadeja feasts on Lankan ineptitude: All-rounder follows ton with nine-wicket match haul
Mon, Mar 07, 2022

All-rounder follows ton with none-wocket match haul as India canter to innings win.

Can bat, can bowl, can field: Ravindra Jadeja burnishes all-rounder status
Sun, Mar 06, 2022

With 175 not out and a wicket Jadeja made life difficult for the Sri Lankans; Visitors at 108 for 4 and trail India by 466.

India vs Sri Lanka: With a thrill-a-minute 96, Rishabh Pant stays true to his natural game
Sat, Mar 05, 2022

From 50 off 73, wicketkeeper would move to 92 off 88, taking 42 runs in just 15 balls as he pummeled the Sri Lankan attack on Day One of the Mohali Test