Daksh Panwar

Articles By Daksh Panwar

Diego Maradona movie review: Ode to a fallen hero

Diego Maradona movie review: There's plenty to enjoy in this Asif Kapadia documentary. Visuals of Maradona, culled from 500 hours of previously unseen footage (the discovery of which is itself worth a documentary), weaving his magic on the football field and then losing his grip away from it.

ICC World Cup 2019: Adrenaline Mush

Celebrated for the winning runs he hit and mocked for the winning runs he didn’t, Mushfiqur Rahim and his passion for the game makes him the most Bangladeshi of all cricketers.

Father of all comebacks: Tiger earns back his stripes

14 years after his last Augusta title, 11 years after his last Major win, 9 years after public shame; Woods finds his golden touch, gets back the swagger, gives golf a new lifeline and pens sports’ greatest comeback tale.

IPL 2019: T20, not Gary Kirsten’s cup of tea

The South African’s Arsene Wenger-like approach, with emphasis on team-building than immediate results, hasn’t reaped rewards in the IPL

India vs Australia 4th ODI: Series slipping from India’s grasp

Dewy outfield and an error-strewn performance by India takes the series to a decider. India lost the fourth ODI from a strong position in Mohali.

India vs Australia 4th ODI: Shikhar Dhawan in search of runs

With Shikhar Dhawan, it’s not just the lack of runs but the modes of dismissals as well that tell a perturbing tale of his travails.

Pro Wrestling League wrap: Usual contenders stand out among Indians

In a significantly watered-down Pro Wrestling League (PWL) competition this season, Indian wrestlers, for a change, weren't getting outclassed left, right and centre.

India vs Australia Test series: India’s breakout stars

The Indian Express spoke to coaches of Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav and Mayank Agarwal to get a sense of how they managed to unshackle themselves on the big stage.

The continued rise of IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla’s aide Akram Saifi — and Saharanpur

In Saharanpur, the buzz in cricketing circles is all about Akram Saifi’s lifestyle and selfies with the who’s who of Indian cricket, entertainment and politics.

Caught in sting seeking sexual favours, IPL chief Rajeev Shukla’s aide Akram Saifi back

An investigation has found that the clean chit to Akram Saifi ignored BCCI’s own anti-corruption guidelines and several red flags by cricketers and former associates.

After Virat Kohli’s objection and support for Dukes, SG open to raising seam

SG, the official suppliers of Test balls in India, said on Thursday they are open to raise the seam of the cherry to placate Team India.

Kisan Kranti Yatra: On two sides of the farmer-police divide, a father and a son

A policeman, one of nearly 2,500 manning the border Tuesday, stood atop the UP Gate flyover as part of bandobast. From his vantage point in front of the water cannon, he could see a sea of increasingly impatient farmers ready to march into Delhi. One of them was his father.

Mitti ka Sher: Jassa Patti or Jaskanwar Singh Gill?

On the mud, he is Virat Kohli plus, as one of the many songs on him extol. Jaskanwar Singh Gill, aka Jassa Patti, returns from an international championship in Turkey after he was told to remove his patka.

After Masters, Shubhankar Sharma faces bachelor’s hurdle

Shubhankar Sharma, who recently became the youngest Indian to play at Augusta, is a BA Political Science (Honours) student at Delhi University’s School of Open Learning (SOL).

IPL 2018: Captaincy is the least of Delhi Daredevils’ worries

There’s been neither ‘identification’ nor ‘persistence’ when it comes to Delhi Daredevils and no one captures it better than Gautam Gambhir

Mahendra Singh Dhoni: The keeper of India’s faith

With no worthy replacement, these are the checks and balance to say that MS Dhoni is the keeper of India's faith.

Shubankar Sharma, a golfer driven by unconventional wisdom

From a reluctant participant at Joburg Open to securing British Open invite, Shubhankar Sharma makes rapid strides.

Ranji Trophy 2017 quarterfinals: Old fox Vinay Kumar keeps learning new tricks

In his 100th Ranji Trophy game, Karnataka captain Vinay Kumar rattled Mumbai's batting order, claiming a six-wicket haul and reducing his opponents to 173 all out.

Out of the box: Stories behind India’s five Gold medals at the Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships

Behind India's record haul of five gold medals at the AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships are stories of grit from the homes of five girls.

Haryana minister announces a cow each as prize for top boxers

State Animal Husbandry Minister Om Prakash Dhankar, who is also president of the Boxing Haryana Association, pointed out the “benefits” of cow’s milk for boxers.