Vivek Krishnan is a sports journalist who enjoys covering cricket and football among other disciplines. He wanted to be a cricketer himself but has gladly settled for watching and writing on different sports.
Articles by Vivek Krishnan
Injuries have derailed the career of the 23-year-old but he is just starting to get back to his best.
Substitute Rouzbeh Cheshmi and right-back Ramin Rezaeian scored the goals in their FIFA World Cup Group B clash at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan on Friday
The 360-degree batter is an inspiration as the explosive recent knocks by N Jagadeesan and Samarth Vyas promise more will rise to answer India’s demand for explosive hitters
In the absence of Bumrah, the left-armer stepped up in fine style at the World Cup.
The last four World Cup winners from Europe have all failed to progress past the group stage in the following tournament
In the span of eight months, the number of Indians who have defeated the world’s best chess player, Magnus Carlsen, has swelled from two to five. Before 2022, only Viswanathan Anand and P Harikrishna had achieved the task of outwitting the reigning five-time world champion. Now, the teen trio of R Praggnanandhaa, Arjun Erigaisi and D Gukesh can also lay claim to that feat.
The next T20 World Cup is in June 2024 in the Caribbean but the BCCI needs to start planning now.
Once the outliers, HP are national 50-over champions and finished Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 runners-up at the weekend, making improving facilities count
Shadab Khan turned in a superb allround performance to help the struggling team get a big win.
Ireland have embodied this aspect of T20 cricket in the World Cup so far. In the qualifying stages, they pulled off a massive nine-wicket upset against West Indies at Hobart. Then, on Wednesday, Ireland managed an even bigger surprise when they narrowly beat England in a rain-hit match.
Australia is hosting the T20 World Cup for the first time this year
The 33-year-old power hitter takes over as head of the women’s cricket team at a time of increased scrutiny. ‘We enjoy the pressure,’ she says. It means that people are watching.
The teenager beat the Norwegian five-time reigning world champion in the Aimchess Rapid online tournament on Saturday
India pacers and spinners cashed in on a helpful pitch and shaky batting to dismiss South Africa for 99 before the hosts completed a seven-wicket win, claiming the series 2-1.
The talented trio hasn't made it to India's T20 World Cup squad but the path to the ODI team won't be easy either.
Batter Suryakumar Yadav admits that Rohit Sharma and Co must use the training sessions and warm-up ties to get familiar with the conditions before their T20 World Cup campaign starts
A big challenge for India will be adapting to the Australian conditions as quickly as possible
With Bumrah missing, there are clearly no easy answers to how India can fill the gaping void at the T20 World Cup
India found the batting level THEY are targetting for the T20 World Cup in the Guwahati T20I win over SA
India’s top-order batters hammer South Africa quicks to set up a 16-run win in the second T20 international to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series
Patidar has been rewarded for the Madhya Pradesh batter's excellent season across formats while Mukesh Kumar rocked Saurashtra on Day 1 of the Irani Cup.
The India coach is awaiting official confirmation on the extent of the pace spearhead’s back injury, but is confident of squad picked for the premier tournament in Australia.
The build-up has been anything but what Dravid and Sharma would have wanted.
If Bumrah misses the T20 World Cup, Rohit and Co will have to rejig many of their well-laid plans.
The hosts win the first T20 by eight wickets after Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar rock South Africa and Suryakumar Yadav stamps authority with a fifty.
One-sided encounters are likely to prompt you to think that the teams from the NorthEast are weakening the first-class circuit but all they need is time.
Replacing Jadeja was never going to be easy but so far the all-rounder is showing he is up to the task.
Despite the boos the Indian team received from a section of the Lord’s crowd and the controversy whipped on social media mostly by former and current England players, Sharma was playing only by the rulebook.
The Singapore-born now settled in Perth is a leading light among those aspiring to go from one franchise T20 league to another through the season. Australia will hope he replicates his skills for country.
The young Delhi batter hit his fourth triple figure score in four first-class games, his 193 versus East Zone helping North Zone qualify for the Duleep Trophy semi-finals