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Friday, Jan 24, 2020
Nilankur Das

Nilankur Das

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Nilankur Das, who heads the Delhi sports team, has reported on cricket, football and archery for 16 years.

articles by Nilankur Das (488 results)
Nov 19, 2019 09:28
In the subcontinent, the moment the floodlights come on, dew becomes a factor, no matter the time of the year. It increases manifold during winters read more
Nov 17, 2019 22:40
Cheteshwar Pujara, Shubman Gill, Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant and R Ashwin turned up for a nets session, trying to get their eyes adjusted to the pink ball in Indore’s floodlit twilight. read more
Nov 16, 2019 22:37
India won by an innings and 130 runs to go 1-0 up in the two-Test series, firmly on course to complete a 12th successive series win at home. read more
Nov 15, 2019 23:50
Quietly and efficiently, Agarwal led India’s counterattack on the field after losing Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli in quick succession in the morning session. read more
Nov 15, 2019 20:05
IND vs BAN: Mayank Agarwal scores second double century in five innings as India end Day 2 on 493\/6, lead by 343. read more
Nov 14, 2019 18:06
India were 86 for one at stumps after Rohit Sharma was caught behind off paceman Abu Jayed for six. Mayank Agarwal, on 37, and Cheteshwar Pujara, on 43, put on an unbeaten 72-run stand to see off the day’s play. read more
Nov 14, 2019 09:50
“I have gone through a phase in my career where I had felt that it was the end of the world. I just didn’t know what to do and what to say to anyone, how to speak, how to communicate. To be honest, I couldn’t have said that I am not feeling great mentally... read more
Nov 13, 2019 19:47
After thumping South Africa in the three-Test series, India will aim to maintain their supremacy in ongoing World Test Championship and extend their lead when they take on Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series beginning Thursday at the... read more
Nov 13, 2019 09:02
The feedback from India players—Cheteshwar Pujara, MohammedShami, Wriddhiman Saha, Kuldeep Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin—who have played a pink-ball game at least once at domestic or club level, revealed a few traits. read more
Sep 10, 2019 08:37
Nadal’s win-loss record in his last five events is now is now 27-1, with titles at the Rome Masters, the French Open, the Montreal what, and the US Open. In the last three years, despite the injuries, Nadal has won five of the 12 Grand Slams read more
Aug 30, 2019 09:53
The DecoTurf courts at Flushing Meadows are resurfaced every year and a court generally speeds up slightly during the tournament because the top layer of acrylic paint, which contains sand, gets worn away as more and more matches are played on it read more
Aug 01, 2019 08:54
And while delivering the verdict, BCCI considered Shaw’s age (19) and intent (not to enhance performance) and chose to impose a light ban, that too retrospectively. read more
Jun 13, 2019 23:06
Keeping rain threats, curtailed overs and revised targets in mind, captains could be forced to field first, even though teams batting first have won eight (57.1%) of the 14 completed matches so far. read more
Jun 05, 2019 02:57
ICC World Cup 2019: As the powerful limited overs juggernaut of India takes on a cornered South Africa, expect nothing less than yet another extraordinary encounter. read more
Nov 30, 2018 08:37
Defending champion Fowler pointed out that even though Woods had lost a bit of that intimidating presence he had in the late 90s and 2000s, he still stays a cut above. read more