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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
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 (1050 results)
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
Aug 31, 2019 17:41
Pant may have failed with the bat in the first Test, but the team management wants to give him a long rope, which explains his selection for the second Test, and which may mean that the doors are now shut for Saha. read more
Aug 26, 2019 10:20
How does Archer do it? Is there something unique about him? How does he generate that speed, those variations without visible effort? With a short, languid run-up and barely a jump? read more
Aug 19, 2019 23:48
Batsmen don’t see them coming. At the World Cup, Hashim Amla didn’t; neither did Alex Carey. The ball thudded into both. read more
Aug 17, 2019 23:44
For Ravi Shastri, then, this third stint as India coach may well turn out to be the most challenging. read more
Aug 11, 2019 09:21
The cricket league bringing together the game’s most unlikely teams in Europe, from Barca to Brescia read more
Jul 27, 2019 22:36
The Ashes have been gripping affairs, at least since the turn of this century. And with innovations like numbered shirts and concussion substitutes, it continues to break new ground. read more
Jul 15, 2019 23:36
Riding the wave of a genuine need for inclusiveness, cricket has finally achieved what football has been striving for years in England. read more
Jul 15, 2019 20:30
No one would have faulted him if the New Zealand captain had stood up and said this rule doesn’t make sense. Instead, he just tried passing off this defeat to the “small margins, the uncontrollables.” read more
Jul 15, 2019 01:12
The World Cup has finally come home. England have kept their date with destiny, albeit a little controversially and not without a lot of drama. read more
Jul 14, 2019 10:56
It’s time for other New Zealand batters, Martin Guptill in particular to stand up and support their captain Kane Williamson in the ICC World Cup 2019 final against England read more
Jul 14, 2019 08:25
England vs New Zealand World Cup final: Though England go into the final with a home advantage, both teams have such self-belief that there’s a sense little will faze them read more
Jul 12, 2019 23:26
A few good men played cricket like gentlemen, won, shook hands and returned to the change rooms for a quiet celebration with their wives and girlfriends over a few glasses of wine and beers. read more
Jul 11, 2019 23:43
England entered the final of the World Cup after registering an eight-wicket victory over Australia in the second semifinal in Birmingham on Thursday. read more