Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: cricket

What if the best performers of IPL 2022 formed a team? Here’s who would make the squad

As the group stages come to a close, ThePrint picks out the best playing XI of the current season so far, while also highlighting emerging players and comeback stars.

How UP boy Mohsin Khan overcame a bad shoulder injury to become this IPL’s rising star

Sambhal boy Mohsin Khan is a left-arm pacer with Lucknow Super Giants. During his lowest ebb, he soldiered on with a little help from his family, coach, and Indian seamer Mohammed Shami. 

‘Slow mind for studies, god-gift for cricket’ — Rinku Singh’s journey from sweeping floors to KKR

Rinku has arrived on IPL stage this season, 5 years after he was first purchased at auction. He has a batting average of 43 and strike rate of 134.38 despite KKR’s struggles.

New ad trends emerge after initial fall in IPL viewers, brands eye 2023-27 media rights

Ad & media planning experts say popular teams' lack of success and audience fatigue could be factors behind dip in viewership. But landscape is changing due to other reasons too.

Friend or not, ‘cricketer can’t be coerced into interview’: Why BCCI panel banned Boria Majumdar

Journalist Boria Majumdar was banned for 2 years after text messages to Wriddhiman Saha. BCCI report says punishment will ‘create precedent’ so journalists won't harass cricketers.

Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Jersey’ asks if age defines cricketers. The film is almost a sixer

Jersey explores the idea of what makes a good father and how one is willing to go, while cricket acts as the conduit to move the story forward.

Hotstar’s Kaun Pravin Tambe is the kind of sports film we need. Almost a sequel to Iqbal

Devoid of the hype, press screenings and celebrity cast that other similar mainstream films boast, Shreyas Talpade's Kaun Pravin Tambe is a delight.

India’s women cricket needs push from sponsors and audience alike. Visibility is a two-way street

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

It’s a lie if someone ‘likes playing’ pace bowling, says Indian cricket legend GR Vishwanath

At ThePrint's Off the Cuff, Gundappa Vishwanath talks to Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta about his own career, Virat Kohli's form, Pakistan's Babar Azam, and the innings he loved playing the most.

Dhoni is a bit of an enigma. But as CSK captain, Jadeja’s time had come

Dhoni is a man of few words, but Chennai Super Kings has won more than half the matches they played with him as captain.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.