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Author Babasish Nanda

Alongwith 14 years worth of experience in cricket commentary, Babasish has been a cricket content professional since the last five years. Coming from a background in journalism, he also played for a minor cricket county side in UK which has always allowed him to read the game from a player's perceptive. Although his core strength lies in cricket analysis, his presentation as a storyteller helps him capture the narrative of a particular event.

T20I World Cup 2022 in Australia
T20 World Cup 2022: Egalitarian conditions in Australia confirm India as a firm favourite

Here are the Indian players who can actually take advantage of the drop in pitches, renewed balls, grassy tops, and odd ground sizes in Australia.

Mission T20I World Cup 2022 for India
Mission T20I World Cup: Is the left still India's weaker hand?

Irrespective of the colour of the ball, all three kinds of left-handed skills are structural to a winning combination - a batter in the top five, a spinner and a pacer. Currently, India has defined two of those roles with Axar and Arshdeep flourishing in their roles. Pant needs to be the missing piece of the puzzle.

Virat Kohli
Form or fallacy? What Virat Kohli knows and you don't?

Fans must realise that they can't customize their perfect version of Virat Kohli. He will only be more of Kohli whenever he returns to the white-ball arena, most probably in the Asia Cup. That will be his audition before India picks their best team for the T20 World Cup.

Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik: Team India’s HD Finishers
Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik: Team India’s HD Finishers

Both Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik having joined the forces has added greater depth to India's T20I batting line-up.

Dinesh Karthik
IPL 2022: Creative Karthik Commands A National Call-Up

Whatever the combination the team management wants to go with, if they need a seasoned finisher, there is only one name that fits the bill - Dinesh Karthik.

IPL 2022 Gujarat Titans
Seamless Shami Is Gujarat Titans' Biggest Trump Card

The type of a fast bowler Shami is, he relies a lot on his short, skiddy nature and delivers the ball at an awkward angle where the time of decision making for the batsman is limited.

Chennai Super Kings IPL 2022
IPL 2022: Robin's Boon Worth In Gold For CSK

From being called ‘The Walking Assassin’, Robin Uthappa has transformed himself to be ‘The Calming Assassin’.

Indian Women's Team Out Of World Cup 2022
Fight Won’t Mask The Many Failings Of Indian Women At World Cup 2022

As the Indian women’s cricket team fought dew, an in-form South African lineup and injury concerns, they lost the sight of what was in front of them, a place in the World Cup semi finals.

India Test Cricket
Jadeja, Bumrah, Iyer - Modern Day Masters Of India’s Test Crest

In Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer, India has found its modern day masters of red-ball cricket.

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022
T20 World Cup 2022: India’s Fortunes Blooming In The Flower Of Its Youth

Under Rohit Sharma’s rule, India’s youngsters have the best chance to conquer the world. His way of passing the information comes with a layer of comfort that often puts his players in a safe space.

India ODI Cricket Team
Road To 2023 ODI World Cup: India Needs Power Beneath Wings To Become Juggernauts

India whitewashed the West Indies in an ODI series despite the absence of a single power-hitter, which is as much an irony for the visitors as it is for the hosts.

India Under-19 stars in IPL 2022 Auction
Almighty Dollars In The IPL Shark Tank For India U19 Stars

Sitting pretty at the top of the world, the India Under-19 stars are staring at a mega auction in the Indian Premier League that will change some of their lives forever.

Future of India Cricket
Lost In African Safari, Indian Cricket Seeks A Core Leadership Team

Nobody knows how a champion-like red-ball unit suddenly looked like a bunch of survivors in the African wilderness. More so, It was difficult to digest how nobody among the top six batters in the ODI leg could reach the 3-figure mark in the three matches played!