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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 (1063 results)
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
Dec 10, 2019 08:54
Having sent Andhra in to bat, defending champions Vidarbha were stalled in their tracks when a snake was found slithering its way across the ground. read more
Nov 29, 2019 22:50
Marnus Labuschagne’s Test career is following a similar curve as he is set to end the year neck and neck in race with Smith as this year’s highest run scorer. read more
Nov 10, 2019 08:53
Wriddhiman Saha is the world’s finest wicketkeeper. The first time he stood behind the stumps was an accident. Then it turned into an obsession. read more
Sep 21, 2019 09:35
Virat Kohli may not be the best Test batsman in the world, but he is certainly the best across all formats. And he’s doing it all by keeping the ball down read more
Sep 13, 2019 08:46
Sharma, who has been opening the batting in ODIs since 2011, has played 27 Tests in the middle-order with sparse returns despite having kick-started his career with consecutive hundreds. read more
Sep 03, 2019 09:35
For a long time now, first-class cricket in England, Australia and India have been played in the four-day format at the preliminary level. read more