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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Articles by Ritam Mitra

AUSvIND: Battered India pull off greatest Test series win of all time

  Ten first-choice players unavailable or injured for at least part of the series, including the talismanic captain who happens to be the best player....

India’s 71-Year Test: a coffee table book

  For a sport with as storied a history as cricket, books on its past are unsurprisingly a dime a dozen. Given its origins, the...

Long-lost cricket archive brought back to life

  When former Test opener and chairman of Cricket Australia, Wally Edwards, was made aware of a long-lost archive of 38,000 Fairfax cricket photographs ready...

Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21: Lessons from the white ball curtain-raisers

  For once, India return to Australia as the holders of a Border-Gavaskar Trophy contested in Australia, but curiously, India are far from being favourites....

Capacity crowd at SCG a reminder of what sport has to give

  It was as electric as sport gets. It was not a Wimbledon final between Nadal and Federer, nor was it a FIFA World Cup...

Aus V Ind ODI series 2020: Pandya the shining light in underwhelming start for India

  Even as India avoided a series whitewash by claiming the third ODI in Canberra, both teams already had one eye to the upcoming T20I...

Australia v India ODI at Sydney: Indian bowlers and fans stunned into silence

The first post-COVID international cricket match with fans in attendance promised the Indian players a taste of those elements of the game to which...

US Elections 2020: Trump is finally the ‘chosen one’

Donald Trump has long anointed himself as the saviour of America’s working class, a messiah sent by some higher power. Over the years, Trump...
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Ritam recently discovered that after years of repeatedly losing his off stump, it's more advisable for him to write about cricket than to play it. Ritam was the 2014 Young Journalist of the Year (Premier's Multicultural Media Awards)

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