Rasesh Mandani

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Broadcast journalist. A sports buff. Honest human being.

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Can Rohit Sharma replace Virat Kohli as a captain?

Captain Sharma may be impressive but India will benefit more if captain Kohli marries success.

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Virat Kohli’s epoch-making test innings may not be too far away

A player's inability to single-handedly win team games can't be decisive to judge his or her greatness.

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Why Team India selectors are fumbling for words over Ashwin and Jadeja's fate

One should not complain as long as Virat Kohli gets it right as has been the case with his choice of spinners.

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What Sachin Tendulkar's birthday means to me, a sports journalist

Everyone knew him as someone who could take on the world, and even today India continues to celebrate his genius.

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Has Hardik Pandya brought balance or robbed Indian team of it in South Africa?

The problem perhaps lies in the team overestimating Pandya's utility on wickets with bounce and lateral movement.

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Why Indian spectators cheered for Sri Lanka at Wankhede

Only the last over finish allowed the crowd to get into the act.

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When '90s cricket legends Azhar, Sachin and Vinod met after years

There are always far fewer troubles at their age, unless one refuses to grow up.

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Do too many India-Sri Lanka cricket matches bother the players as well?

Most Indian players are happy to play ball looking at the larger picture.