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Shivam Saha


Shivam Saha spends his time admiring the occasional reverse-swing and the art of tiki-taka. He tweets at @shvm_kr.

‘No NRC, no NPR, no CAA’: Protests reach Wankhede during India-Australia clash
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Twenty-five college students from the city, including TISS, Mumbai University, IIT Bombay, were present at the stadium and participated in a peaceful protest against the new law.

Sportstars who spoke out for a greater cause in 2019
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

The year 2019 saw noteworthy developments against injustice in the field of sports, with USWNT skipper Megan Rapinoe leading the demands for equal pay, and prominent black footballers condemning racism.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: The duels that can decide Wednesday’s El Clasico
Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Real Madrid and Barcelona are tied at the same number of points at the top of the La Liga and the winner of Wednesday's El Clasico could throw light on the potential title-winner.

Has Sourav Ganguly landed himself in another conflict of interest?
Sun, Nov 10, 2019

Sourav Ganguly in a tweet spoke about the ongoing T20I series between India and Bangladesh and asked fans to 'beat his team' on My11Circle to receive monetary prizes. 

Sore throat to breathlessness: How air pollution has plagued sports in New Delhi
Sun, Nov 03, 2019

Be it cricket or football, New Delhi's air pollution has affected one and all, from forcing Sri Lanka players to vomit in the ground to making the then Delhi Dynamos' former coach complain about the quality of air.

Pro Kabaddi Playoffs: Where do the top six stand as season 7 enters its final lap
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

While Dabang Delhi and Bengal Warriors have secured their place in the semi-finals, Bengaluru Bulls, along with UP Yoddha, U Mumba, and Haryana Steelers, are still in the fray of making it to the final four.

IND vs SA 3rd T20I: Inconsistent Rishabh Pant in focus as India hunt for another glory
Sun, Sep 22, 2019

In the previous encounter, Rishabh Pant once again fell prey to his batting indiscipline as he sliced the ball straight to Tabraiz Shamsi at short fine, regardless of having all the time to execute a better shot.

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, a watertight defence and Udanta: What worked for India against Qatar
Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Despite having negligible or no chance of making it to their first World Cup finals, a goalless stalemate in Doha against Asian champions Qatar in 2022 qualifying on Tuesday has filled the Blue Tigers with pride.

Pro Kabaddi: Vikas Kandola shines as Haryana Steelers end Bengal Warriors’ unbeaten streak
Tue, Aug 27, 2019

In a close-contested battle between two adept sides, the 21-year-old Haryana Steelers raider, Vikas Kandola earned eleven points to guide his side to a 36-33 win against Maninder Singh's Bengal Warriors.

US Open: Sumit Nagal’s family charts his journey as he takes on Federer today
Tue, Aug 27, 2019

US Open Sumit Nagal vs Roger Federer: Ahead of arguably the biggest match of his career, Sumit Nagal's family talk about how he was pushed to tennis and how he loved to fly kites on Independence Day.

Dabang Delhi’s Naveen Kumar on team’s plans and learning from Joginder Narwal
Fri, Aug 23, 2019

Ahead of the Delhi leg which starts from August 24, raider Naveen Kumar credits his performance to the guidance of senior players, especially Joginder Narwal, who he says he considers an "elder brother."

Rescue acts, a concussion and a dream debut: The second Ashes Test had everything but a result
Mon, Aug 19, 2019

From Steve Smith retiring hurt due to a Jofra Archer bouncer, to Ben Stokes' century in the second innings to Marnus Labuschagne becoming the first concussion substitute in Test cricket, a look back at the second Ashes Test.

World Cup 2019: From Shikhar to Shankar, how injuries have affected Team India
Mon, Jul 01, 2019

World Cup 2019: Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar was Monday ruled out of the ongoing World Cup due to a toe injury and is likely to be replaced by Mayank Agarwal, who is yet to make his ODI debut.

AIFF vs I-League: All you need to know about the ongoing tussle
Thu, Jun 27, 2019

AIFF is likely to induct ISL as the country's premier league in an Executive Meet on July 3. The federation's general secretary has pointed due to an agreement penned in 2010, ISL will be made the “most senior and prestigious” competition of Indian football.

India will definitely beat Pakistan again in this World Cup: Kapil Dev
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Kapil Dev admitted that Pakistan used to be the favourites during his playing days but today the scenario has changed. 

Mary Kom hints at retirement after Tokyo Olympics
Fri, Jun 07, 2019

Boxer Mary Kom revealed that she would like to retire from the sport after Tokyo Olympics next year but wants to end her career on a high note by winning a gold medal for India.

From 1975 to 2015: How the run graph at World Cups kept soaring
Sun, Jun 02, 2019

The popularity of shorter formats, smaller venues, the introduction of powerplays and the addition of other batting friendly innovations in the sport are a few reasons that can be listed as the reason behind the rise.

Dhoni to Gayle, players likely to appear in their final World Cup
Tue, May 28, 2019

The cricketing extravaganza, which starts from May 30, could see multiple cricketers donning the international colours for the last time.

I took this chance because I see India as a ‘sleeping giant’ in football: Igor Stimac
Sat, May 25, 2019

Igor Stimac, the newly-appointed coach of the Indian men's football team, called the men in blue 'sleeping giant' of the sport but said that he was happy with their progress.

‘Slap-Gate’ to spot-fixing allegations: The biggest controversies that hit the IPL
Fri, Mar 22, 2019

From the spot-fixing scandal or the infamous 'slap-gate', there's never been a shortage of controversy in the Indian Premier League since it started in 2008.