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Rohit Sankar

Rohit Sankar
Rohit Sankar is a freelance cricket journalist stuck in a love-hate live-in relationship with the game. To rile him up, mention the 1999 World Cup semi-final. Rohit has been writing about cricket for well over 10 years now, and has written for a variety of news and sports outlets over this time.

India vs South Africa T20Is – The two captains and the contrasting reasons to watch out for them

India take on South Africa in a three-match T20I series before the gruelling Test series begins and the series should form an important part of the decision on who would lead the respective sides at the T20 World Cup next year. While South Africa have Faf du Plessis and Quinton …

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Virat Kohli is India’s most successful Test captain

India went atop the World Test Championship table with their second win on the tour of West Indies, sealing the series 2-0. With this win, Virat Kohli became India’s most successful Test captain with 28 wins going past MS Dhoni’s tally of 27 wins. In his five year tenure, Virat …

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Virat Kohli and his Test ducks

Among the most prolific batsman in Test cricket in recent times, Virat Kohli has been the flag bearer of modern day Test batting with his impeccable consistency across conditions. However, on Sunday, Kemar Roach had him dismissed for a golden duck by forcing an edge through to the keeper off …

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Top 5 spells in Test cricket in 2019

2019 has undoubtedly been a year which has seen bowling and batting gain a level playing field. The batting averages have been as low as less than 28 this year while bowling numbers are among the best since the 1900s. Here we take a glance at five of the best …

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The best Test XI of the last decade

The quest to identify the best Test XI of the last decade is a tedious, tricky process that requires some perfect filtering to avoid statistics that stand out without really speaking of quality. Here we split the team into categories – fairly accepted ones – and identify a best XI.  …

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Bumrah develops the outswinger to become a even more threatening proposition

Jasprit Bumrah’s inswinger and angle into the right-handed batsmen has been the talk of the town in his short Test career which began in South Africa in 2018. Even as Bumrah became the fastest Indian to 50 Test wickets, the focus has been on one particular kind of delivery that …

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Stats from Headingley: England’s rare feat and Ben Stokes’ magnificent knock

England levelled the Ashes in emphatic fashion at Headingley in the third Test of the Ashes with Ben Stokes making a sensational hundred and combining with Jack Leach in a 76-run partnership for the final wicket with the no.11 batsman making just one run. Quite a few records took a …

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West Indies vs India Tests: Four Indian players to watch out for

India’s beginning to the World Test Championship comes in the Caribbean Islands with a two-match Test series against the West Indies. After wins in the limited-overs games, India and West Indies fight for 120 points in the two-match Test series. We take a glance at the players from India to …

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