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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.

James Anderson admits England are ‘up against it’

After ending day 3 with a 99-run deficit, James Anderson is hoping the hosts will find some luck to turn around West Indies’ upper hand on proceedings. Assessing his side’s chances after three days of the first Test at Ageas Bowl, Anderson remained optimistic that the hosts will be able …

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Azhar Ali thinks managing over rates will be a challenge

Pakistan Test skipper Azhar Ali said that managing over rates will be a challenge with the new rules in place for COVID-19 times, but hopes it can be overcome soon. Pakistan experienced this challenge during their inter-squad practice match on July 5 and 6 in Worcester. “There are some areas …

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Michael Holding sends strong message on racism

Former West Indies bowler Michael Holding made a powerful, eloquent speech on Black Lives Matter during the Sky Sports broadcast programme before the first Test. In the video, Holding and former English women’s cricketer Ebony Rainford-Brent reflected on the racism in the society. “Everybody has heard about this lady in …

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Jason Holder reminds Ben Stokes that he is the no.1 ranked Test all-rounder

Jason Holder has been on top of the ICC all-rounders ranking in Test cricket for 18 months. While Ben Stokes has garnered more attention in the media, Holder has quietly gone about his job, being the mainstay in West Indies’ batting and bowling departments while also leading the team. A …

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FEATURE: Why do we hate MS Dhoni? – a fan pens a letter

We hate MS Dhoni off late, don’t we?  I mean, look at it. We know he could hit those towering big sixes. We know he could take on any bowler in the world. We know he could win matches on his own.  We know, because we have seen him do …

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CPL 2020 Draft: Rashid Khan, Pravin Tambe, Marcus Stoinis, Ross Taylor and Carlos Brathwaite grab deals

Guyana Amazon Warriors have retained 13 of their players who played in last year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The franchise have also picked up the experienced cricketers Ross Taylor and Imran Tahir and rookie Afghanistan medium-pacer Naveen-ul-Haq. Spinner Chris Green, West Indians Brandon King, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul and Sherfane …

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Quinton de Kock named CSA Cricketer of the year

Limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock was named South Africa men’s cricketer of the year at the CSA annual awards on Sunday. De Kock also bagged the award for the South African Test cricketer of the year after his stunning performances in the longest format of the game in the period …

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Exclusive: Upbeat Tinu Yohannan in it for the long run

“All teams are good and competitive on their day. It depends on conditions, mindset of the players. The back-up players are being groomed. There has to be competition for the players in the starting XI.” Unabashed and straightforward, new Kerala head coach Tinu Yohannan has an air of confidence in …

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