Tanuj Lakhina

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Articles By Tanuj Lakhina

Pro Kabaddi Auction: What is a ‘fair’ price for a player as franchises spend Rs 50 crore? Telugu Titans owner reveals

Away from the posh, swanky room of a South Mumbai hotel where lakhs and crores were being spent on each player, the planning for the auction began two months earlier for Telugu Titans.

Four notable absentees from India’s World Cup squad

BCCI National selectors named the 15-man India squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 starting May 30. Away from the 'ins', there are a few notable 'outs' too.

In numbers: Pro Kabaddi League Auction season VII

The auction for season seven of Pro Kabaddi ended on Tuesday with the 12 franchises spending a total of Rs 50.91 crore - with a purse of Rs 4.4 crore - on 200 players.

Pro Kabaddi Auction: Siddharth Desai becomes second most expensive player

With a price tag of Rs 1.45 crore, Siddharth Desai became the second most expensive buy of all time in the history of Pro Kabaddi.

India World Cup squad: Key questions before naming 15-man squad

India's international assignments are done before the World Cup. But there are plenty of questions like: who will bat at No.4, the backup for MS Dhoni, what are its spin options and has Vijay Shankar done enough?

Zinedine Zidane back at Real Madrid with power but increased pressure to replicate his own success

Real Madrid stunned the world by announcing Zinedine Zidane's return to the Santiago Bernabeu's touchline but at the club, the Frenchman has his own big boots to fill.

Australia did miss Steve Smith and David Warner, but India deserved the Test series win

Much of the conversation and chatter during India's Test series against Australia revolved around the absence of Steve Smith, David Warner but it shouldn't steal focus from India's historic feat.

Indian tennis in 2018: Prajnesh Gunneswaran shines in otherwise stagnant year

Prajnesh Gunneswaran finished 2018 as World No. 107 and India's highest ranked tennis player in a career that was plagued with knee injuries. Divij Sharan almost bumped Rohan Bopanna in doubles charts.

IPL Auction 2019: Veterans lose value, youngsters gain

To highlight the dominant theme of the IPL Auction 2019: sixty players were sold at the auction to the eight franchises of which 32 are uncapped.

Barcelona better equipped without Lionel Messi than Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo, says Steve McManaman

Former Real Madrid midfielder Steve McManaman discusses Real Madrid's troubles coming into the first Clasico of the season and what the result could mean for Julen Lopetegui.

El Clasico Preview: No Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo results in end of an era

After over a decade, El Clasico - biggest club football game on the planet - will be played without either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.

Pro Kabaddi League 2018 Preview: After controversy, PKL hopes to bring euphoria back

Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in its sixth season gets underway on October 7 with Patna Pirates going for glory for a fourth straight time.

How good is Virat Kohli’s record as Test captain? Here’s what the numbers reveal

How well does Virat Kohli stack up against previous Test captains of the Indian team? Who's got the best record in Test matches abroad?

It is Serena Williams, USTA that owe US Open champion Naomi Osaka an apology

Naomi Osaka's maiden grand slam title win at the US Open and a first for Japan, was overshadowed by controversy in the final against Serena Williams.

Asian Games 2018: Complete look at India’s performance in Jakarta and Palembang

India won 69 medals at the Asian Games 2018 for best-ever medal haul at an Asiad. Here is a complete look at India's performance in Indonesia.

India building towards Tokyo 2020 Olympics in 3×3 Basketball with 3BL

With 3x3 basketball to be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, India will have a good chance of qualifying and a medal courtesy maiden 3x3 Pro Basketball League (3BL).

UEFA Super Cup, Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Preview: Focus on two men not in the stadium

Even as Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup, focus will be on two men not in Tallinn, Estonia.

Ramkumar Ramanathan comes up short in maiden ATP World Tour final

Ramkumar Ramanathan's first-ever ATP Tour final resulted in defeat over America's Steve Johnson at the Hall of Fame Open in Newport.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Quiz: How well do you remember the World Cup in Russia?

FIFA World Cup 2018 Quiz: 15 questions to test your knowledge and memory of all things that happened at the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

France vs Belgium Preview: Thierry Henry’s shadow looms over World Cup semifinal

France legend Thierry Henry, now assistant to Belgium coach Roberto Martinez, will be trying to help them reach the World Cup final for the first time in their history.