Amit Kamath

Amit Kamath

Amit Kamath is with the sports desk in Mumbai. He covers football, cricket, wrestling, shooting and kabaddi.

Articles by Amit Kamath
Colin Munro of New Zealand plays a shot during the second T20 cricket match against Sri Lanka.(AFP Photo)
Colin Munro of New Zealand plays a shot during the second T20 cricket match against Sri Lanka.(AFP Photo)

Big hitter Colin Munro ready to test his skills in Indian conditions

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2016 10:01 AM IST
Despite having only played in 23 T20Is for New Zealand, Munro has emerged as one of the biggest hitters in the outfit ahead of the ICC World T20.
Saurashtra’s hopes in only their second final will rest heavily on Cheteshwar Pujara.(AP file photo)
Saurashtra’s hopes in only their second final will rest heavily on Cheteshwar Pujara.(AP file photo)

Ranji final: Mumbai have history, form; Saurashtra’s hopes on Pujara

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2016 10:28 PM IST
Mumbai will be favourites when they face Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy final which begins at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old has scored 1204 runs this season, firmly establishing himself at the top of the run charts.(PTI Photo)
The 21-year-old has scored 1204 runs this season, firmly establishing himself at the top of the run charts.(PTI Photo)

With 1204 runs, Shreyas Iyer fast catching up with Ranji giants

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2016 12:11 PM IST
For someone who only made his Ranji Trophy debut last season, Shreyas Iyer has quickly established himself as the backbone of Mumbai’s batting.
From this year, the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will go where no league, not even the IPL, has been before. It will hold two seasons each year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
From this year, the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will go where no league, not even the IPL, has been before. It will hold two seasons each year.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Pro Kabaddi League looks to break new ground, to stage 2 seasons a year

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2016 03:26 PM IST
From this year, the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will go where no league, not even the IPL, has been before. It will hold two seasons each year in a move that is sure to pique the interest of other leagues around the country.
Kabaddi players of U Mumbai (black and orange) and Pink Panthers (pink and blue) in action during the inaugural match of Pro-Kabaddi league in Mumbai.(Prodip Guha/ HT file photo)
Kabaddi players of U Mumbai (black and orange) and Pink Panthers (pink and blue) in action during the inaugural match of Pro-Kabaddi league in Mumbai.(Prodip Guha/ HT file photo)

Game maturing, no longer all-out attack in Pro Kabaddi League season 3

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2016 01:25 PM IST
A look at the statistics for the first three seasons proves that teams have become more defensive, possibly due to the fact that even nabbing a raider can earn a team one point, or in the case of a super raid two points
Indian cricketer Sarfaraz Khan acknowledges the crowd after his half century.(AFP Photo)
Indian cricketer Sarfaraz Khan acknowledges the crowd after his half century.(AFP Photo)

Sarfaraz Khan: India’s hero despite loss in U-19 World Cup final

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2016 08:07 PM IST
From his local cricket days on the maidans of Mumbai, Sarfaraz Khan has been known for his aggressive batting. The robust approach of the 18-year-old even got him an Indian Premier League (IPL) contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015, making him the youngest to play in the cash-rich league.
Felix Opana, a wedding entertainer back home in Kenya, is yet to get a game for the Bengal Warriors in the Pro Kabaddi League, but is enjoying the learning experience.(Photo: prokabaddi.com)
Felix Opana, a wedding entertainer back home in Kenya, is yet to get a game for the Bengal Warriors in the Pro Kabaddi League, but is enjoying the learning experience.(Photo: prokabaddi.com)

For ‘wedding entertainer’ Opana, life in PKL a learning experience

Hindustan Times | By Amit Kamath
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2016 03:01 PM IST
The raider, who is playing his first PKL and is only the third player from Kenya in the league, is a bit-part player in the team as of now. But in Nairobi, he is the life of the party.
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