Arnab Sen

Arnab Sen

Arnab Sen is the Sports Editor of Hindustan Times Digital, leading sports coverage on the digital and online arms of Hindustan Times. He has more than 12 years of experience of working for news channels, sports broadcasters, digital media and news wires. Covered global sporting events and enjoys writing on cricket and football.

Articles by Arnab Sen
Indian cricketers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah jog during a practice session.(AP)
Indian cricketers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah jog during a practice session.(AP)

Team India’s fast bowling department not as healthy as it looks ahead of World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Of all the fast bowlers tried by India in ODIs since 2017, Bumrah is the only one to have an average of under 30 and economy of under 5 runs per over.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of West Indies batsman Chandrapaul Hemraj during the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and West Indies at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on October 24, 2018. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP) / ----IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE----- / GETTYOUT(AFP)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of West Indies batsman Chandrapaul Hemraj during the second one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and West Indies at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on October 24, 2018. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP) / ----IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE----- / GETTYOUT(AFP)

India vs West Indies: Team India Report Card - The hits & misses at Vizag

UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 01:52 PM IST
Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 157 set the tone for India’s innings but the tourists hit back in style as the duo of Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer held the Windies middle order together.
The captain of India, Kapil Dev, receives the Prudential World Cup Trophy from the Chairman of Prudential Assurance, Lord Carr of Hadley, after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London, 25th June 1983. India won by 43 runs.(Bob Thomas/Getty Images)
The captain of India, Kapil Dev, receives the Prudential World Cup Trophy from the Chairman of Prudential Assurance, Lord Carr of Hadley, after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London, 25th June 1983. India won by 43 runs.(Bob Thomas/Getty Images)

Team India on the brink of ODI record at Vizag, remain torchbearers of 50-over format

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 08:17 AM IST
By the time Kapil Dev’s team landed in England to take part in the third 50-over World Cup, India had managed to win only two ODI series.
India's KL Rahul looks dejected after being dismissed(REUTERS)
India's KL Rahul looks dejected after being dismissed(REUTERS)

Does KL Rahul deserve the long rope he is being given as Test opener?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 08:58 AM IST
India’s finest Test opener retired more than 30 years ago and the search for the next Sunil Manohar Gavaskar continues.
Hyderabad: Indian bowler Umesh Yadav celebrates with the teammates after dismissing the last West Indies batsman Hannon Gabriel on Day 3 of the second cricket test match, in Hyderabad, Sunday, Oct 14, 2018.(PTI)
Hyderabad: Indian bowler Umesh Yadav celebrates with the teammates after dismissing the last West Indies batsman Hannon Gabriel on Day 3 of the second cricket test match, in Hyderabad, Sunday, Oct 14, 2018.(PTI)

India vs West Indies: Team India Report Card - Virat Kohli & boys win landmark series

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times takes a look at the performance of the Indian players in the second Test against West Indies in Hyderabad.
Afghan batsman Mohammad Shahzad celebrates after scoring a century during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.(AFP)
Afghan batsman Mohammad Shahzad celebrates after scoring a century during the one day international (ODI) Asia Cup cricket match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.(AFP)

Asia Cup 2018: Can Mohammad Shahzad do a Sanath Jayasuriya for Afghanistan?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 05:53 PM IST
The slam-bang batting style of Shahzad’s is pretty similar to that of Sanath Jayasuriya, who had changed the fortunes of Sri Lankan cricket in the mid-1990s.
Pakistani cricketers Shadab Khan (2L), Faheem Ashraf (R), Mohammad Amir (L), and Hasan Ali (2R) take part in a practice session during a training camp for the upcoming tours of Ireland and England, at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on April 19, 2018. -(AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani cricketers Shadab Khan (2L), Faheem Ashraf (R), Mohammad Amir (L), and Hasan Ali (2R) take part in a practice session during a training camp for the upcoming tours of Ireland and England, at the Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore on April 19, 2018. -(AFP/Getty Images)

Asia Cup - India vs Pakistan: The mirage of Mohammad Amir and threat of Hasan Ali

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 09:33 AM IST
If Amir hasn’t produced the goods, then who should India be really worried about. There are quite a few answers to this question apart from the fact that Amir remains a huge threat despite his ongoing poor form.
Virat Kohli looks dejected as he walks off during the fourth Test match between India and England in Southampton.(REUTERS)
Virat Kohli looks dejected as he walks off during the fourth Test match between India and England in Southampton.(REUTERS)

India vs England: Southampton debacle completes a decade of heartbreak against spin for India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Moeen Ali spun England to a 60-run victory over India in the fourth test as the hosts sealed a series victory over the world’s top-ranked nation with a match to spare on Sunday.
Kapil Dev, receives the Prudential World Cup Trophy from the Chairman of Prudential Assurance, Lord Carr of Hadley, after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London, 25th June 1983.(Getty Images)
Kapil Dev, receives the Prudential World Cup Trophy from the Chairman of Prudential Assurance, Lord Carr of Hadley, after India's victory over the West Indies in the World Cup Final at Lord's cricket ground in London, 25th June 1983.(Getty Images)

Independence Day Special: Golden moments of Indian sports - Part 2

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen & Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 04:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times takes a look at seventy-two moments of sporting glory in our Independence Day special. Here is the second of a three part series.
India's centre forward Balbir Singh (2R) tries to score a goal during the men's Olympic Games Hockey match against Great Britain, at Wembley Stadium, London, Aug. 12, 1948. Britain's goalkeeper D.L.S. Brodie saved the attempt and India won the match 4-0.(AP)
India's centre forward Balbir Singh (2R) tries to score a goal during the men's Olympic Games Hockey match against Great Britain, at Wembley Stadium, London, Aug. 12, 1948. Britain's goalkeeper D.L.S. Brodie saved the attempt and India won the match 4-0.(AP)

Independence Day Special: Golden moments of Indian sports

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 09:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times takes a look at seventy-two moments of sporting glory in our Independence Day special. Here is the first of a three part series.
This picture uploaded by the BCCI on its social media caused an uproar among fans.(Twitter)
This picture uploaded by the BCCI on its social media caused an uproar among fans.(Twitter)

‘Anushka Sharma was invited to reception by High Commissioner’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen & Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 09:01 PM IST
Indian cricket fans were irked by Anushka Sharma’s presence in the photograph, while no other cricketer had their spouses for company.
England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of India's Virat Kohli with team mates.(REUTERS)
England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of India's Virat Kohli with team mates.(REUTERS)

England beat India by 31 runs at Edgbaston - highlights: As it happened

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 09:03 AM IST

India went down to England in the first Test match of series at Edgbaston by 31 runs and now trail 1-0 in the five match series. Chasing 194 to win, India began the day on 110/5 but had a disastrous start as they lost Dinesh Karthik in the very first over. England all-rounder Ben Stokes took two wickets in an over, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli for 53 before ending the match when he had Hardik Pandya (31) caught at first slip by Alastair Cook. The series continues with the second Test at Lord’s starting on Thursday.  

The rivalry between Virat Kohli and James Anderson has added more flavour to the Test series between India and England.(BCCI)
The rivalry between Virat Kohli and James Anderson has added more flavour to the Test series between India and England.(BCCI)

India vs England: Virat Kohli versus James Anderson top pick among other key battles at Edgbaston

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 09:23 AM IST
India look to start the Test series in style as they take on England in the first game in Edgbaston on Wednesday. Hindustan Times Cricket brings to you five key player battles to look out for in this match.
Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks to members of media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad, Pakistan, July 25, 2018.(REUTERS)
Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks to members of media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad, Pakistan, July 25, 2018.(REUTERS)

Imran Khan: The second coming

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 02:01 PM IST
After years of toil and rejection in politics, it seems the people of Pakistan have once again given Imran Khan the power to lift the destiny of a nation.
Cheteshwar Pujara believes his County stint with Yorkshire will help adjust to conditions ahead of India’s five-match Test series against England.(Getty Images)
Cheteshwar Pujara believes his County stint with Yorkshire will help adjust to conditions ahead of India’s five-match Test series against England.(Getty Images)

India vs England: Virat Kohli and co. better prepared for England than 2014, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Arnab Sen
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 11:41 AM IST
As the Indian cricket team gear up for another Test series in England, this time under the leadership of their talisman Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara feels this bunch is ready to exorcise the ghosts of the last two tours.
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