Sandeep Dwivedi


The Mahi Way: The outsider who took on Indian cricket’s high and mighty
Tue, Nov 13, 2018

As speculation over MS Dhoni’s retirement does the rounds, a look at the story of the outsider who took on Indian cricket’s high and mighty and went on to chart his own course to success.

We, the chokers
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

Why do India’s hockey players, and its cricketers, freeze at the finishing line?

Questions Over BCCI secretary’s Travel Allowance/Daily Allowance: 110 days, Rs 25 Lakh
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

In the half-yearly official expense sheet and email exchanges, BCCI spent nearly Rs 1 crore on official engagements of its top three office-bearers, of which 50 per cent was spent on TA/DA allowance.

Imran Khan: Cricket’s master puppeteer
Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Imran Khan was known to be his own man; but in a country largely run by the generals, it remains to be seen how the former all-rounder will fare.

Delhi cricket polls may be invalidated, violations under scrutiny: Vinod Rai
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

While the election saw family members of several DDCA officials - some of them tainted - file nominations, the appointment of the ombudsman was done on the final day of polling.

Will go to court if Amitabh Chaudhary fails to report ICC meet minutes: Vinod Rai
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

The chairman of Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators, Vinod Rai, tells The Indian Express about the challenges, obstacles and high-points of his two-year stint.

CoA chairman Vinod Rai, Justice Lodha cry foul at DDCA ‘kith kin’ elections
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

CoA head Vinod Rai and drafter of proposed reforms Justice Lodha flag conflict-of-interest, say DDCA elections could be stayed or annulled.

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.