Sunday, January 23, 2022

Jaideep Ghosh


The author has been in sports journalism since 1990 and has written for newspapers like The Statesman, The Hindustan Times and The Tribune. He also served as editor,

Pitting blame wholly and squarely on IPL 2016 for drought is unfair
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

The IPL is a big target, and because of its fat belly, a soft one. It attracts disdain and envy. What makes it worse is that it absorbs all and keeps smiling.

At World Twenty20, it’s all about India vs Pakistan
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Before the World T20 began, it was all about India vs Pakistan and that hype affected the performance of both teams.

In Dharamsala ‘drama’, Pakistan is star of the show
Thu, Mar 10, 2016

Pakistan must have been over the moon when this whole thing snowballed. Finally, they had India in a corner!

It takes more than just cancer to conquer spirits like Martin Crowe
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

New Zealand became a world power under Martin David Crowe, a mantle and responsibility that has been handed over to more potential stalwarts as Brendon McCullum too signed off.

They don't make too many like Brendon McCullum
Thu, Feb 25, 2016

When Brendon McCullum decided to hang up his boots, it was with quite a lot of regret that cricket fans accepted his decision.

1st T20I: How Sri Lankan new-comers ripped through India’s solid line-up
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Sri Lanka is at the cusp now. The side that is playing in India now and then travelling to Bangladesh has a little bit of a strange look to it.

With old guard back, is India taking a step backwards in T20Is?
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The World T20 in India in March and April won’t be a walk in the park for India that we are expecting.

India can’t handle anything beyond what suits them
Fri, Jan 15, 2016

India will always be an enigma, as a nation and as a cricket team. We will be on top the world on one day, down in the dumps on the other.

Llong, short of ‘foolproof’ DRS and why Brendon McCullum is a star
Thu, Dec 24, 2015

Fearless and often reckless, Brendon McCullum has often left us asking for more, cursing that his stay on the square was so short.

India vs Pakistan: Boring. Where is the magic?
Thu, Dec 10, 2015

A cricket match between India and Pakistan has become boring. Such a pity.

Against South Africa, India spin an old yarn
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

India need to have all the components of the game in working order including fast bowlers and five batsmen.

BCCI’s problem: Pitch curators who lack technical skills
Thu, Nov 12, 2015

Which of our pitch curators actually know about soil conditions or are educated in such arts?