Bihan Sengupta

Bihan Sengupta

Bihan is a multimedia correspondent and works with the sports desk in Mumbai. He mostly covers cricket but his interests include football, tennis and badminton as well.

Articles by Bihan Sengupta
Jasprit Bumrah was diagnosed with a stress fracture during the tour of West Indies in September(AP)
Jasprit Bumrah was diagnosed with a stress fracture during the tour of West Indies in September(AP)

No surgery for Jasprit Bumrah great news for India in busy season

By Sanjjeev K Samyal & Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 08:48 AM IST
Jasprit Bumrah is getting conservative treatment, recovery for which takes less time than that of a surgery.
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Klaus Augenthaler during a mentorship programme in Mumbai.
Klaus Augenthaler during a mentorship programme in Mumbai.

EXCLUSIVE: Bayern legend Klaus Augenthaler talks about money in football, Thomas Mueller situation and much more

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 11:09 PM IST
In town to train 18 female footballers as part of a mentorship programme organised by Hafele in association with Bayern Munich, the 1990 World Cup winner spoke to Hindustan Times on why he spent his entire career at Bayern.
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Indian women's ODI cricket team captain Mithali Raj during an event(PTI)
Indian women's ODI cricket team captain Mithali Raj during an event(PTI)

‘T20 decision wasn’t easy but life’s about moving forward,’ Mithali Raj

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 10:32 AM IST
India Women’s ODI captain Mithali Raj reflects on her decision to announce retirement from T20Is and also gives an insight to her future plans
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File image of Eoin Morgan(AP)
File image of Eoin Morgan(AP)

‘Focus should now shift to T20 cricket’ - Eoin Morgan

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 08:54 PM IST
After extraordinary summer, Eoin Morgan now wants the focus to shift to T20 cricket as the team builds up to the 2020 T20 World Cup.
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India's Jasprit Bumrah, right, gives the ball to Mohammed Shami during(AP)
India's Jasprit Bumrah, right, gives the ball to Mohammed Shami during(AP)

‘Important for all bowlers to be ready’ - Zaheer Khan backs rotational policy in Indian team

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 08:55 PM IST
He also heaped praise on the current lot; stating while the experience of Ishant Sharma has helped the veteran evolve as a bowler, the art of using the seam has helped Shami to excel across formats
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File photo of Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)
File photo of Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)

Rohan Bopanna says players waiting for ITF to respond regarding Pakistan Davis Cup tie

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 11:18 PM IST
The India-Pakistan Asia Oceania Davis Cup tie has been slated for the end of November although the initial dates for the two-day tie were on September 14 and 15.
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India beat Bangladesh to lift U19 Asian Cup.(Twitter/Asian Cricket Council)
India beat Bangladesh to lift U19 Asian Cup.(Twitter/Asian Cricket Council)

Atharva Ankolekar’s ‘BEST’ gift to mother as India beat Bangladesh in U19 Asia Cup

UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 11:56 PM IST
India were 106 all out in 32.4 overs and Bangladesh were dismissed for 101 in 33 overs. Ankolekar, a left-arm spinner, snapped up the last two wickets after Bangladesh were left to get just six runs.
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Jasprit Bumrah during the 2019 Cricket World Cup.(AP)
Jasprit Bumrah during the 2019 Cricket World Cup.(AP)

England tour reason for lethality in swing: Jasprit Bumrah

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Bumrah picked 13 wickets in the two-Test series—including a hat-trick in the first innings of the second Test against West Indies.
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Player Pankaj Advani from India in action during the Manisha Asian Championship at Community Centre Sector 19 in Chandigarh on Wednesday, 01 May 2019.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Player Pankaj Advani from India in action during the Manisha Asian Championship at Community Centre Sector 19 in Chandigarh on Wednesday, 01 May 2019.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Roger Federer’s continued excellence great motivation: Pankaj Advani

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times caught up with Pankaj Advani before he leaves for Mandalay, Myanmar on September 7 to take part in the 150-up IBSF World Billiards Championships
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File photo of Pankaj Advani.(Keshav Singh/HT)
File photo of Pankaj Advani.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Roger Federer’s continued excellence great motivation, says Pankaj Advani

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 06:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times caught up with the ace cueist before he leaves for Mandalay, Myanmar on September 7 to take part in the 150-up IBSF World Billiards Championships and World 6-Red & Team Snooker Championships.
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Sachin Tendulkar has come up with a suggestion to revive Test cricket(Action Images via Reuters)
Sachin Tendulkar has come up with a suggestion to revive Test cricket(Action Images via Reuters)

Sachin Tendulkar gives suggestion to revive Test cricket

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 01:05 PM IST
Citing the results and the kind of cricket that has been on offer in the Ashes so far, Tendulkar said it was a reason why people have moved on from the recently-concluded World Cup to the five-match series so soon
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Former cricketer and 'My 11 Circle' brand ambassador Sourav Ganguly.(PTI)
Former cricketer and 'My 11 Circle' brand ambassador Sourav Ganguly.(PTI)

Need to be practical with conflict of interest charges: Sourav Ganguly

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Ganguly has conflict of interest charges levelled against him given he is president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, a commentator and a mentor with Delhi Daredevils.
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File image of India cricketer Krunal Pandya.(AP)
File image of India cricketer Krunal Pandya.(AP)

India vs West Indies: ‘I prepare for the big occasions’ - Krunal Pandya | Exclusive

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 01:08 PM IST
India vs West Indies: Krunal Pandya was adjudged as the man-of-the-series in the recently-concluded three-match T20I contest against West Indies.
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File photo of Manoj Tiwary.(Hindustan Times)
File photo of Manoj Tiwary.(Hindustan Times)

Manoj Tiwary slams selectors for Duleep Trophy omission

By Bihan Sengupta | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary slammed the panel after the 33-year-old batsman, who has played 12 ODIs and three T20 internationals.
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Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh speaks during a news conference.(AFP)
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh speaks during a news conference.(AFP)

Prince of Indian cricket Yuvraj Singh bids farewell

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 09:05 PM IST
Yuvraj Singh, a winner of two World Cup titles who overcame cancer and a drop in form to fight his way back into India’s national side, announced Monday that he is retiring from cricket.
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File image of Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)
File image of Yuvraj Singh(Getty Images)

ICC World Cup 2019: Yuvraj Singh picks his finalists, names India’s X-factor

By Sanjjeev K Samyal & Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 08:17 AM IST
In an exclusive conversation with Hindustan Times, Yuvraj, who launched Moneygram’s microsite at a recent event, spoke at length about that 2011 triumph, and his expectations from this World Cup.
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File image of Ajinkya Rahane(AFP)
File image of Ajinkya Rahane(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Consistency key to India’s Cup hopes - Ajinkya Rahane

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 10:30 AM IST
Speaking on the sidelines of the CEAT Cricket Rating Awards, the Test vice-captain discussed his form, World Cup omission, IPL and the upcoming County stint with Hampshire.
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Bengaluru: RCB batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Wednesday, April 24, 2019(PTI)
Bengaluru: RCB batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Wednesday, April 24, 2019(PTI)

RCB vs KXIP: AB De Villiers guides Royal Challengers Bangalore to third consecutive win

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Navdeep Saini’s fabulous penultimate over kept Royal Challengers Bangalore afloat as they beat Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs in an Indian Premier League encounter.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Dale Steyn (R) celebrates with his team captain Virat Kohli the dismissal of Chennai Super Kings batsman Shane Watson for 5 runs during the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings(AFP)
Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Dale Steyn (R) celebrates with his team captain Virat Kohli the dismissal of Chennai Super Kings batsman Shane Watson for 5 runs during the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings(AFP)

IPL 2019: Dale Steyn speaks about IPL return, Virat Kohli, Kagiso Rabada, World Cup challenge

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 09:23 AM IST
The seasoned South Africa speedster has shown a Midas touch, helping his struggling RCB team win two games in a row.
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Chennai: CSK batsman Shane Watson celebrates his half century.(PTI)
Chennai: CSK batsman Shane Watson celebrates his half century.(PTI)

CSK vs SRH, IPL 2019: Shane Watson shines as Chennai beat Hyderabad by 6 wickets

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Although the chase went down to the wire, CSK never looked in trouble, chasing down the target with a ball to spare, reaching 176/4.
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Hyderabad: SRH batsman Jonny Bairstow greeted by M S Dhoni after SRH win during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)
Hyderabad: SRH batsman Jonny Bairstow greeted by M S Dhoni after SRH win during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)

CSK vs SRH, IPL 2019: Under the pump Chennai face high-flying Hyderabad

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 08:30 AM IST
Chennai are unbeaten at home this season and will start favourites on the sluggish surface that’s normally dished out at the Chepauk Stadium.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Dale Steyn (2L) picks-up his team captain Virat Kohli (L) as he celebrates with his team mates.(AFP)
Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Dale Steyn (2L) picks-up his team captain Virat Kohli (L) as he celebrates with his team mates.(AFP)

RCB vs CSK: Parthiv Patel’s all-round show guides Royal Challengers Bangalore to victory

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Parthiv Patel scored a brilliant half century and the wicket-keeper pulled off a run out off the last ball of the match as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings by one run in an IPL encounter.
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File image of Alzarri Joseph(AFP)
File image of Alzarri Joseph(AFP)

IPL 2019: Calm and committed Alzarri Joseph announces his arrival

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Joseph has already made his Test and ODI debuts, his heroics on Saturday should help get a call-up for the shortest format as well.
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Alzarri Joseph celebrates a wicket with his teammates.(AP)
Alzarri Joseph celebrates a wicket with his teammates.(AP)

IPL 2019: Alzarri Joseph, Kieron Pollard help Mumbai Indians take down Sunrisers Hyderabad

By Bihan Sengupta | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 08:12 AM IST
After restricting Mumbai Indians to 136/7 in 20 overs, Sunrisers Hyderabad looked on course but the Antiguan fast bowler put the spanner in the works by bettering a record that has stood for 11 seasons. Before Alzarri Joseph, Sohail Tanvir’s 6/14 in the inaugural season in 2008 was the best.
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File image of SRH players(AFP)
File image of SRH players(AFP)

IPL 2019, SRH vs MI: Mumbai seek to step up against fluent Sunrisers Hyderabad

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 11:39 AM IST
Mumbai Indians might be forced to make a change and bring in leg-spinner Mayank Markande, given the pitch here has favoured spinners
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Chennai: CSK skipper MS Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo celebrate their team's win in the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR)(PTI)
Chennai: CSK skipper MS Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo celebrate their team's win in the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL T20) cricket match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR)(PTI)

IPL 2019, CSK vs RR: MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo fire as CSK down Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 01:32 AM IST
Despite a late surge from Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes, Rajasthan Royals, needing 12 off the last over, lost by eight runs.
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Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell makes runs during the second Twenty20 international cricket match between India and Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on February 27, 2019(AFP)
Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell makes runs during the second Twenty20 international cricket match between India and Australia at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on February 27, 2019(AFP)

India vs Australia: Marauding Maxwell powers Australia to series win

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 08:35 AM IST
India had scored 190/4, a commendable total, which could have been bigger had the batsmen not checked their shots and waited too long to open their arms. Besides, being a small ground India could have done well scoring a few more.
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File image of India shuttler PV Sindhu.(PTI)
File image of India shuttler PV Sindhu.(PTI)

Exclusive: Want to see myself as World No 1 - PV Sindhu

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 05:04 PM IST
PV Sindhu said currently she is among the top three or four players in the world and her target is to take the numero uno spot in 2019.
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File image of Saina Nehwal.(PTI)
File image of Saina Nehwal.(PTI)

Gopi sir, Kashyap biggest help in great year: Saina Nehwal

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 02:55 PM IST
CWG gold-winning badminton star picks Tai Tzu Ying as the best woman player
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File picture of Carolina Marin(AFP)
File picture of Carolina Marin(AFP)

Owe my return from injury to changes in practice, mentality: Carolina Marin

By Bihan Sengupta | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 12:01 PM IST
Part of Pune 7 Aces, who make their debut in the Premier Badminton League, Marin will lock horns with Hyderabad Hunters’ PV Sindhu in the season opener here on December 22.
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