Shamya Dasgupta

Senior assistant editor, ESPNcricinfo


RCB rope in Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera for IPL 2021
RCB rope in Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera for IPL 2021

The franchise has also zeroed in on Southern Brave left-arm quick George Garton, with his inclusion pending IPL governing council approval

'Broadcast-ready' Tolerance Oval part of Abu Dhabi Cricket expansion
'Broadcast-ready' Tolerance Oval part of Abu Dhabi Cricket expansion

Authorities await ICC accreditation for the venue ahead of IPL 2021 and T20 World Cup

Life in politics: Manoj Tiwary and Ashok Dinda on being MLAs in West Bengal
Life in politics: Manoj Tiwary and Ashok Dinda on being MLAs in West Bengal

The two Bengal cricketers talk about their election campaigns and their political futures

Saba Karim calls for 'strong foundation' to speed up the growth of women's cricket in India
Saba Karim calls for 'strong foundation' to speed up the growth of women's cricket in India

The former BCCI women's cricket head details the areas that need urgent attention

Who are Arzan Nagwaswalla and Abhimanyu Easwaran?
Who are Arzan Nagwaswalla and Abhimanyu Easwaran?

The lowdown on the two stand-by players in the India contingent picked to tour England

Bishan Singh Bedi to DDCA: Remove my name from Kotla stand, cancel my membership
Bishan Singh Bedi to DDCA: Remove my name from Kotla stand, cancel my membership

Email to association president refers to nepotism during the reign of Arun Jaitley, whose statue is being installed at the Kotla

Knight Riders Group buys stake in USA T20 franchise project Major League Cricket
Knight Riders Group buys stake in USA T20 franchise project Major League Cricket

Investment in league planned for 2022 adds to Knight Riders' interest in IPL and CPL

BCCI chooses not to renew contracts of 11 National Cricket Academy coaches
BCCI chooses not to renew contracts of 11 National Cricket Academy coaches

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says coaches' term expired, but they can reapply when positions are advertised

BCCI warns of severely curtailed 2020-21 domestic season
BCCI warns of severely curtailed 2020-21 domestic season

"It's possible that there will be no domestic season at all, or we start in December-January," a BCCI official says

IPL 2020: No schedule yet but 'airbridge facility' in place for Abu Dhabi practice sessions
IPL 2020: No schedule yet but 'airbridge facility' in place for Abu Dhabi practice sessions

Mumbai Indians and KKR training at an "expanded quarantine facility" at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Ashok Dinda: 'No one could have removed me because of my skills or performances'
Ashok Dinda: 'No one could have removed me because of my skills or performances'

Fast bowler looks back at his time with Bengal who have now given him NOC to play elsewhere

Still no IPL 2020 schedule as Covid-19 protocols in Abu Dhabi raise concerns
Still no IPL 2020 schedule as Covid-19 protocols in Abu Dhabi raise concerns

The franchises had earlier been told to expect the fixtures list by August 20

Pakistan's five most stylish batsmen
Pakistan's five most stylish batsmen

Pakistan's most effective batsmen have not been their prettiest - think Javed Miandad, Saleem Malik and Saeed Anwar. But these five combined runs with elegance

After sudden dismissal, BCCI's ex-scorers hope for recognition and relief
After sudden dismissal, BCCI's ex-scorers hope for recognition and relief

Seventeen veteran scorers, retired without notice, approach state associations over total lack of benefits

'Can't let our lives grind to a halt' - Arun Lal on BCCI's Covid-19 guidelines to states for senior staff
'Can't let our lives grind to a halt' - Arun Lal on BCCI's Covid-19 guidelines to states for senior staff

Baroda to decide in Apex Council meeting about Dav Whatmore, their 66-year-old director of cricket

India's 2020-21 domestic season might extend until June next year
India's 2020-21 domestic season might extend until June next year

The BCCI is attempting to prioritise the Ranji Trophy in what could be a tweaked format

Ashok Malhotra: ICA 'unfortunately' too dependent on BCCI and Apex Council
Ashok Malhotra: ICA 'unfortunately' too dependent on BCCI and Apex Council

He is disappointed with Apex Council members Gaekwad and Rangaswamy for not doing their bit

Big little ABD
Big little ABD

A bona fide genius: love that. The picking and choosing, the hemming and hawing: not so much

Ten greatest India-Pakistan ODIs
Ten greatest India-Pakistan ODIs

That Miandad six, Saleem Malik's miracle, Hrishikesh Kanitkar's moment of glory, and more magic moments from one of the world's great sporting rivalries

Lookit: Eden Gardens matches down the years
Lookit: Eden Gardens matches down the years

This week, some magic and not-so-magic moments from India's most iconic venue