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Ritam Chatterjee

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Growing useful from books. Currently working as a sub-editor at SportsCafe. Formerly at Cricketnews.com, Times Now Sports Desk, and the Statesman, Kolkata.

featurecricket2 days ago

Jasprit Bumrah’s Edgbaston assault will keep him superior forever

Having been playing in his elite years, Jasprit Bumrah’s aura is already significantly great to world cricket. But, on his first assignment as India’s captain, the way he produced an exhibition of brutal power-hitting, was simply unparalleled in Test cricket’s 135-year-long history.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket5 days ago

Sri Lanka’s gradual development around Dasun Shanaka will bring back the good old days

Dasun Shanaka is an extraordinary cricketer in an extraordinary phase, not just elevating his own game, but taking care of his Sri Lankan side admirably.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket6 days ago

Rejuvenated England will only reach new heights in post-Eoin Morgan era

Eoin Morgan's struggles for both clubs and country had been criticized by many pundits in the past couple of years. But henceforth, with the well-adorned Irishman's retirement from international cricket knocking on the doors, England are now set to become incredibly stronger across all formats.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket11 days ago

Rishabh Pant's idiosyncratic method needs more to improvise batting conventions

There is an essential intrepid spirit to Rishabh Pant's batting, but it won't be enough for the 24-year-old to thrive across all formats.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket15 days ago

Dinesh Karthik’s remarkable determination seeks more than just a finisher

Dinesh Karthik never gave up the dream of being in national colours again, and the 2022-23 season is set to be his breakthrough season. However, his rich vein of the form should be appropriately utilised, rather than just a designated ‘finisher’.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket19 days ago

England’s ruthless approach under Ben Stokes yielding rich dividends

Under the leadership of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum, the England Test team seem like having a knack for pulling off games one would think they are going to lose. Out of nowhere, their squad look like they are born to fight, born not to give up.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket21 days ago

The impeccable transformation of Josh Hazlewood to evolve as Australia’s unicorn across formats

Initially, Josh Hazlewood was only considered one of the integral members of Australia’s fearsome pace trio for Test cricket, alongside Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc. But now, the 196cm frame has left behind his fellow compatriots and has become the country’s number one fast bowler across formats.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricketa month ago

England have taken little time to unleash Matthew Potts in Test cricket

After taking match figures of 7-68 against New Zealand at Lord's, Matthew Potts could not have asked for a better Test debut in England shirt. The Durham seamer was included in the squad on the back of having a breathtaking County Championship campaign, where he has already taken 35 wickets.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricketa month ago

The IPL caravan is losing its charm, deal with it!

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League saw a steep decline in terms of television viewership, as well as the fans' excitement. Besides, the ordinary outings from some of the superstars of Indian cricket, such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, did not help its good old days back either.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricketa month ago

Punjab Kings’ Report Card for IPL 2022: Innovative approach yet same old story

Punjab Kings had multiple batters who are capable of power-hitting against both spin and pace in the Indian Premier League this year, yet they, as a unit, failed to live up to the expectations. With seven wins and as many defeats, the Mayank Agarwal-led side finished sixth on the points table.
Ritam Chatterjee