Rohit Sankar

Stuart Broad isn’t a sh*t bloke, he is 500 times a w***er

“Oh crap! It’s Broad again with the new ball,” a user comments on the Facebook group ‘Stuart Broad is a shit bloke’ (yes, it exists!) as he...

England vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 2: The Ben Stokes you see and the Ben Stokes England sees

His career batting average is 37.9. He has 10 Test centuries and 153 wickets in 65 Tests. Good numbers, obviously. But nothing over the top. Certainly not extravagant...

England v West Indies, 2nd Test, Day One: Where West Indies might have already lost the Test

Sport can be cruel. One day you are basking in the glory of a rare away win in a top nation; you are chuckling at the site of the opposition’s best pace bowler...

England vs West Indies: Unfair to make Dom Bess the fall guy

It is easy to forget the nitty-gritty details in a remarkable Test match such as the one at Southampton. According to the scorecard, Dom Bess, the lone spinner in the...

England v West Indies, 1st Test: Jermaine Blackwood matters

Few months before the Test series, Jermaine Blackwood finished the West Indies four-day championship as the highest run-scorer with 768 runs at an average of 51.2. He...

England vs West Indies: West Indies have their fists tightly clenched

Amidst all the chaos and insanity surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, West Indies have sought to be positive, forthcoming and ready for a battle. From Cricket West Indies...

Exclusive with Nitin Menon: India’s new ICC elite panel umpire talks of pressure on the field, player habits, fitness of officials and the IPL  

At 36, Nitin Menon is the youngest ever and the third Indian to make it to the ICC elite panel of umpires. He replaced Nigel Llong in the panel for the 2020-21 season...

EXCLUSIVE: Recalling Scotland cricket’s memorable win over England and the needs of Associate cricket with Calum MacLeod

“You want to beat them. Show them that you are no lesser brother. We don’t want to be that younger sibling living in the shadows.” The innate passion...

Cricket’s new reality bubble a distant dream at non-elite levels 

Sanitizing stations, hotels and training facilities on the ground, practicing with their own set of balls, restricting themselves within the same circle for the whole...

The other Sunil who opens the batting

“What’s for you is for you and will happen.” A seven-year old Sunil Narine was dropped at the Queen’s Park Savannah every day by his father,...