Rajesh Pansare

Rajesh Pansare is a member of the Mumbai sports desk and writes on football and motor sport.

Articles by Rajesh Pansare

IPL 2022: Saha leads the way, relentless Titans beat CSK by 7 wickets

  • The wicket-keeper was unbeaten on 67 as he guided the chase of table-toppers Gujarat Titans, who had already sealed a playoff spot, after restricting CSK to 133 at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
Wriddhiman Saha and David Miller of Gujarat Titans(PTI)
Wriddhiman Saha and David Miller of Gujarat Titans(PTI)
Published on May 15, 2022 08:17 PM IST
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IPL’s opening gambit: Buttler, Warner ago all out, Rahul, Dhawan stay steady

  • Opening partnership reflect a team’s performance in T20 and this IPL season is no exception. But each pair and individual find a different way to set the innings up for the team
Jos Buttler, David Warner, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan have been on fire in IPL 2022. (IPL)
Jos Buttler, David Warner, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan have been on fire in IPL 2022. (IPL)
Published on May 10, 2022 07:44 PM IST
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Three is consistency for CSK opener Devon Conway

  • Benched after one game in this IPL, the New Zealand batter took a break to get married, and has since struck three consecutive half-centuries in a late revival by the defending champions
Devon Conway of Chennai Super Kings(PTI)
Devon Conway of Chennai Super Kings(PTI)
Published on May 09, 2022 11:47 AM IST
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Devon Conway hits third fifty in a row, CSK beat DC by 91 runs

  • Chennai Super Kings only have slim hopes of reaching the play-offs, but have found form late in the IPL after amassing 208 at DY Patil Stadium on Sunday
While CSK have only a very slim chance of qualifying for the playoffs, they are making life extremely hard for others, and it was DC’s turn. (BCCI)
While CSK have only a very slim chance of qualifying for the playoffs, they are making life extremely hard for others, and it was DC’s turn. (BCCI)
Published on May 08, 2022 11:44 PM IST
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David Warner proves a point in Delhi Capitals victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad

  • Opener hits unbeaten 92 off 58 balls to help Delhi register a 21-run win and jump to fifth spot in the points table.
DC players in action.(PTI)
DC players in action.(PTI)
Published on May 06, 2022 12:08 AM IST
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Mumbai Indians match-winner Suryakumar Yadav hopes to nail down No 3 slot

The seasoned batter hit his third fifty of this IPL to help beat Rajasthan Royals and register Mumbai Indians’ first win of this season
Suryakumar Yadav of Mumbai Indians celebrates after scoring a half century(IPL)
Suryakumar Yadav of Mumbai Indians celebrates after scoring a half century(IPL)
Published on May 01, 2022 03:41 PM IST
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Suryakumar hits fifty to help Mumbai Indians win first game of season

  • The batter scored 51 and Tilak Varma made 35 as the five-time winners chased down Rajasthan Royals’ model total of 158/6, winning by five wickets at DY Patil Stadium
Mumbai Indians Suryakumar Yadav celebrates his half century during the Indian Premier League(ANI)
Mumbai Indians Suryakumar Yadav celebrates his half century during the Indian Premier League(ANI)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 11:56 PM IST
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Hardik Pandya finds a higher batting slot, a new gear

  • The finisher for India and in IPL before his back injury, ha has reinvented himself as an enforcer up the order for Gujarat Titans.
Mumbai: Hardik Pandya after scoring fifty during the Indian Premier League 2022 game between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Gujarat Titans.(PTI)
Mumbai: Hardik Pandya after scoring fifty during the Indian Premier League 2022 game between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Gujarat Titans.(PTI)
Published on Apr 24, 2022 11:00 AM IST
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Hardik Pandya-inspired Gujarat Titans survive Andre Russell’s all-round show

  • KKR all-rounder took four wickets in the 20th over and hit 48, but had too much to do as Titans, led by skipper Hardik Pandya’s 67, squeeze an eight-run win
Joseph wrapped up a brilliant bowling performance by Gujarat Titans. (BCCI)
Joseph wrapped up a brilliant bowling performance by Gujarat Titans. (BCCI)
Published on Apr 23, 2022 11:13 PM IST
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IPL 2022: Rajasthan ride on Jos Buttler ton to beat Delhi

  • Opener’s 116, his third century of the season, helps Royals notch up a 15-run victory.
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals(IPLT20.com)
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals(IPLT20.com)
Published on Apr 22, 2022 11:43 PM IST
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IPL tactic: Rein in the Middle Kingdom

  • The ever-innovative IPL teams have focused on going hard in the middle-overs - 7 to 16 - be it with the bat or ball
RR scored 114 between overs 7 to 16 thanks to Jos Buttler’s and Sanju Samson’s big hitting.(ANI)
RR scored 114 between overs 7 to 16 thanks to Jos Buttler’s and Sanju Samson’s big hitting.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 19, 2022 09:31 PM IST
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Bhuvneshwar finds his old rhythm after a long phase of poor fitness and form

  • The India pacer has led the attack of former IPL champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are fourth in the points table and in a good position to challenge for a playoffs spot
Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad(PTI)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar of Sunrisers Hyderabad(PTI)
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:49 AM IST
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IPL 2022: Bhuvi starts, Umran finishes in SRH’s sweep to victory

  • Fiery Umran Malik snaps up 4/28, three of them in the final over, a maiden while Bhuvneshwar took 3/22 in Hyderabad’s seven-wicket win over Punjab Kings
Umran Malik of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Rahul Chahar(PTI)
Umran Malik of Sunrisers Hyderabad celebrates the wicket of Rahul Chahar(PTI)
Published on Apr 17, 2022 09:55 PM IST
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Pandya, Ferguson take Titans to the top with easy win

  • Gujarat skipper scores at a rate of over 150 for the first time this season.
Gujarat Titans Hardik Pandya plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2022 match between the Rajasthan Royals and the Gujarat Titans.(ANI)
Gujarat Titans Hardik Pandya plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2022 match between the Rajasthan Royals and the Gujarat Titans.(ANI)
Published on Apr 15, 2022 12:00 AM IST
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With Shivam Dube CSK again show how to get the best out of players

  • This is the kind of impact Dhoni has on the youngsters, says former Mumbai coach.
Shivam Dube of the Chennai Superkings plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2022 cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.(PTI)
Shivam Dube of the Chennai Superkings plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2022 cricket match between Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.(PTI)
Published on Apr 13, 2022 12:54 PM IST
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IPL: Shaw, Warner and Kuldeep Yadav lead Delhi Capitals’ dominant win over KKR

  • The wrist spinner took four wickets, three of them in the 16th over, after fifties from the openers had helped Capital score 215/5. DC won by 44 runs at Brabourne stadium.
Still from Delhi Capitals' game against Kolkata Knight Riders.(IPL)
Still from Delhi Capitals' game against Kolkata Knight Riders.(IPL)
Published on Apr 10, 2022 10:17 PM IST
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Batting giving Sunrisers Hyderabad the blues

  • Top order woes for revamped squad sans Warner, Bairstow and Pandey.
Aiden Markram and Romario Shepherd of the Sunrisers Hyderabad(PTI)
Aiden Markram and Romario Shepherd of the Sunrisers Hyderabad(PTI)
Published on Apr 07, 2022 11:38 PM IST
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IPL 2022: Avesh snaps up four, Holder 3 in one over as Lucknow Super Giants win

  • LSG beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs after the 2016 winners mess up their chase of a modest target at the DY Patil Stadium
Lucknow Super Giants Avesh Khan celebrates the dismissal of SunRisers Hyderabad Kane Williamson(ANI)
Lucknow Super Giants Avesh Khan celebrates the dismissal of SunRisers Hyderabad Kane Williamson(ANI)
Updated on Apr 05, 2022 08:10 AM IST
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Dew turns IPL 2022 into a game of the second half

  • Dampness makes gripping the ball tough for bowlers later in the game, making toss a huge factor in the outcome of games. 
RCB scored over 200 but lost with their bowlers struggling to grip the ball due to excessive dew. (IPL)
RCB scored over 200 but lost with their bowlers struggling to grip the ball due to excessive dew. (IPL)
Published on Mar 29, 2022 08:37 PM IST
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Smith, Shahrukh overshadow Du Plessis as Punjab Kings beat Bangalore

  • New skipper Faf du Plesssis’ 88 helped RCB post 205, but a calm chase finished by Odean Smith and Shahrukh saw Bangalore become the third big team, after CSK and MI, to lose in the first two days of IPL 15.
Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan eclipse Faf du Plessis special(IPLt20.com)
Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan eclipse Faf du Plessis special(IPLt20.com)
Published on Mar 27, 2022 11:53 PM IST
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Trying to give new bowlers role clarity: Rohit Sharma

  • Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma feels that the challenge will be to make the new recruits “understand what is needed of them”
Sharma felt that because it’s a relatively new team, MI won’t enjoy a home advantage even though the tournament is played in Maharashtra. (Mumbai Indians Instagram)
Sharma felt that because it’s a relatively new team, MI won’t enjoy a home advantage even though the tournament is played in Maharashtra. (Mumbai Indians Instagram)
Updated on Mar 23, 2022 09:38 PM IST
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From CSK nets to multi-million contract, Prashant Solanki charts dream course

  • Leg-spinner Prashant Solanki shed almost 20 kgs and aced the 2020-21 Vijay Hazare Trophy before being picked for CSK for 1.2 crore.
Leg-spinner Prashant Solanki(Prashant Solanki/Instagram )
Leg-spinner Prashant Solanki(Prashant Solanki/Instagram )
Published on Feb 14, 2022 09:49 PM IST
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Max Verstappen deserved winner, F1 stewards stuck on the slow lane

  • A thrilling season finale ended in a new champion, dashing Lewis Hamilton's hopes for a record eighth title, but it was the race director's last-lap call that stunned the sport.
Max Verstappen deserved winner, F1 stewards stuck on the slow lane(TWITTER)
Max Verstappen deserved winner, F1 stewards stuck on the slow lane(TWITTER)
Published on Dec 13, 2021 10:28 PM IST
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"Rohit doesn't panic and that's important when you are leading"

  • Sachin Tendulkar, while speaking to the Hindustan Times, spoke about Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, the 2nd India-New Zealand Test among other topics.
Sachin Tendulkar loves every bit of the Kanpur Test between India and New Zealand. (Getty)
Sachin Tendulkar loves every bit of the Kanpur Test between India and New Zealand. (Getty)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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Manchester United needs a rebuild from the ground up

The last few weeks have shown just how clueless and frail United are at the moment. From its shambolic defence to its wayward midfield, everything needs to change
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, center, and Donny van de Beek, right, after the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road, Watford, England, Saturday Nov. 20, 2021(AP)
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, center, and Donny van de Beek, right, after the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road, Watford, England, Saturday Nov. 20, 2021(AP)
Published on Nov 22, 2021 09:23 PM IST
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Max Verstappen: the “Mad Max” who is coming of age

Still in front with three races to go, he has weathered everything Mercedes have thrown at him, Hamilton included
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands stands on the grid before the start of the British Formula One Grand Prix, at the Silverstone circuit, in Silverstone, England, Sunday, July 18, 2021(AP)
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands stands on the grid before the start of the British Formula One Grand Prix, at the Silverstone circuit, in Silverstone, England, Sunday, July 18, 2021(AP)
Published on Nov 15, 2021 10:59 PM IST
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Four Mumbai players test Covid positive

  • With the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy around the corner, Mumbai will have to go in without some of their top players
Representational image.(Archive images)
Representational image.(Archive images)
Published on Oct 27, 2021 05:53 PM IST
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It's substance over statistics for India women's football coach Thomas Dennerby

India have beaten UAE and Bahrain and will face Chinese Taipei this week in the ongoing exposure to Bahrain.
Thomas Dennerby(Twitter)
Thomas Dennerby(Twitter)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 10:10 PM IST
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Plenty to ponder for Solskjaer as 10-man United lose

  • Ronaldo’s early goal goes in vain as Swiss club Young Boys rally to inflict United’s 7th loss in 11 Champions League matches
Plenty to ponder for Solskjaer as 10-man United lose(AP)
Plenty to ponder for Solskjaer as 10-man United lose(AP)
Published on Sep 15, 2021 11:56 PM IST
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Vasoo Paranjape, Indian cricket foremost coach and mentor, dies aged 82

  • He played vital roles in shaping the careers of India stalwarts Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma and many more
Vasoo Paranjape, Indian cricket foremost coach and mentor, dies aged 82(TWITTER)
Vasoo Paranjape, Indian cricket foremost coach and mentor, dies aged 82(TWITTER)
Published on Aug 30, 2021 09:52 PM IST
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