Ritam Chatterjee

writer

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

featurecricket11 days ago

All that glitters is not gold but blue – The Story of the WPL so far

We’re halfway through the inaugural Women’s Premier League (WPL), and fans have witnessed plenty of high-drama already in the competition. Here is a look at how each franchise has fared in the WPL and which of their intended plans and nitty-grittys have worked out thus far.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket1 month ago

Australia need to call a doctor to remedy spin, not pitches

Australia’s Fox Sports media group accused India of ‘straight-up pitch doctoring’ a day before the Border-Gavaskar Trophy began. However, while the Indians posted 400 on the board in their only batting innings, all the Kangaroos managed was 177 and 91 respectively, resulting in a humiliating defeat.
Ritam Chatterjee
cricket2 months ago

BGT 2023 | Spin to win: Building up to the finely balanced Nagpur Test

The beginning of the long-awaited Border-Gavaskar Trophy is around the corner as Rohit Sharma’s India are all set to lock horns with the high-flying Pat Cummins-led Australia in Nagpur. Let’s all pad up to witness two of the most brutal forces in this format going head-to-head for elusive glory.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket3 months ago

The Makings and Ambitions of Chintan Gaja – Gujarat’s talismanic new ball specialist

In the last five years or so, there have been only a few cricketers on India’s domestic circuit who have had better records than Gujarat’s beloved Chintan Gaja. It is no surprise that the fan-favourite has continued his staggering form across formats this season as well.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket3 months ago

How advice to become an auto-driver from his ‘ever-supportive’ father inspired Chirag Jani to evolve into one of India’s finest all-rounders

After failing in 10th grade, Chirag Jani received a stern warning from his father: drive an auto if you aren't able to do anything with your career. The statement motivated him to work harder, culminating in his evolution as one of the most successful seam-bowling all-rounders in India. 
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket4 months ago

Pakistan are digging their own grave by producing lifeless Rawalpindi pitches

Due to Rawalpindi’s unpleasant pitch and conditions, PCB has received severe criticism throughout their historic fixture against England. The unresponsive surface frustrated viewers all across the world, and PCB is needlessly bringing trouble to its doors in an attempt to invite major nations.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket4 months ago

When will India start grooming all-round Iron Mans over Hulks to win the World Cup Endgame?

While plenty of former players and experts largely blamed India's bowling unit's woes for their disappointing results at the recently-concluded T20 World Cup, many ignored that they had limited resources to make up for it.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket5 months ago

South Africa in World Cups | Five times when Proteas showed the world their infamous ‘chokers’ tag is not just a myth

South Africa's monkey on the back seems to be here to stay as they have once again failed to deliver in the World Cup, making an early exit following their recent defeat against the Netherlands.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket5 months ago

ICC World T20 | Who will qualify from Group 2 ft. India, South Africa, Pakistan

The Super 12 phase of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia is about to end, but yet, five out of six teams from Group 2 are still working on their calculators to find out their qualification possibilities. Let us take a look at how they are monitoring their bids to advance to the semi-finals.
Ritam Chatterjee
featurecricket5 months ago

ICC World T20 | Who will qualify from Group 1 ft. New Zealand, England, Australia

In the ongoing T20 World Cup, England’s recent 20-run victory over Group 1 leaders New Zealand has led to the unfolding of a plethora of qualification probabilities. Let us have a detailed explanation of what needs to be done by the teams in order to qualify.
Ritam Chatterjee