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Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
Somshuvra Laha

Somshuvra Laha


Somshuvra Laha is a sports journalist with over 11 years' experience writing on cricket, football and other sports. He has covered the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, cricket tours of South Africa, West Indies and Bangladesh and the 2010 Commonwealth Games for Hindustan Times.

articles by Somshuvra Laha (1069 results)
Aug 02, 2020 07:16
Sanjay Manjrekar isn’t the first cricketer-turned-commentator to draw ire. A leaked email has thrown light on how he was forced to write to BCCI pleading for his job. read more
Jul 14, 2020 06:40
Playing a massive role were the West Indies pacers, who diligently pegged away on a good line, registering better lengths and reaping crucial benefits. Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel lent precision and pace; Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph added movement and variation. read more
Jul 08, 2020 06:49
England vs West Indies 1st Test: Cricket’s back. But all will be not the same amid Covid-19. Over the next few days, we will get to witness many more changes. read more
May 02, 2020 08:46
COVID-19 IMPACT:  With sweat and saliva likely to become history, graded ball tampering could become the norm read more
Mar 16, 2020 08:57
Co-produced by Cricket Australia, the docuseries provides riveting drama in the form of behind-the-scenes dressing room footage that hinges on the ‘life has no retakes’ concept. read more
Mar 05, 2020 09:45
Poonam Yadav wasn’t that lucky in the beginning. Agra had opened up a window of opportunities but her family took time to let her choose a career for herself. read more
Jan 13, 2020 08:38
Four-day Test proposal looks practical but brace for more draws, massive erosion of skills and whittling down of the drama fascinating fifth-day comebacks have provided us read more
Jan 04, 2020 08:25
These are some serious miles for the English pair, considering how the game has diversified in the last decade, and the packed, taxing schedules they have had to endure as fast bowlers. read more
Dec 31, 2019 08:55
It’s a near foolproof approach that has made Kohli a giant of the game—adept at firefighting, grafting as well as chasing with authority; in short, a run machine. read more
Dec 22, 2019 09:17
MS Dhoni plays it. So does Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Saurabh Chowdhury, or Amit Panghal. How one game unites athletes from across sports read more
Dec 21, 2019 08:33
After proving shorter format credentials, KXIP captaincy gives KL Rahul a chance to enhance reputation. He will be one of India’s mainstays going into the 3rd ODI against West Indies in Cuttack on Sunday. read more
Dec 19, 2019 09:39
India vs West Indies 2nd ODI: His steady ascent since 2013—he became a regular opener for the first time at the ICC Champions Trophy—celebrates not just his enormous talent but also the toil that goes into making every century count. read more
Dec 18, 2019 21:42
The Indian vice-captain hit his 28th ODI hundred -- 159 off 138 balls -- and added 227 for the opening stand with fellow centurion Rahul (102 off 104 balls) as India put up an imposing 387 for 5 in 50 overs. read more
Dec 18, 2019 08:36
India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli-led Indian side takes on West Indies in the 2nd ODI on Wednesday at the ACA-VCA stadium in Viskhapatnam with the series on the line. read more
Dec 17, 2019 22:21
A penchant to carry the bat has only made him one to watch out. But it’s difficult these days to thrive purely on grit. Strike rates can be telling, but Hope doesn’t mind even if it’s the middling 60s in a one-dayer in 2019. read more