Umaima Saeed

Umaima Saeed

Sports Writer

56 Articles

Favourite Cricket Team

India

Favourite Cricket Ground

Eden Gardens

Favourite Cricket Player

MS Dhoni

Umaima Saeed is a professional sports writer whose articles have been featured in several leading websites. She writes long-form content on sports, particularly cricket. She has a penchant for telling human-interest stories. Umaima has contributed articles on cricket to more than a dozen publications, both in print and online.

Latest Articles by Umaima Saeed

MS Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings are seen during the IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings

Cricket

Most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in IPL history

The list of IPL’s best wicketkeepers is spearheaded by MS Dhoni, and largely dominated by Indian keepers.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-29

 Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli runs between the wickets during the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket match

Cricket

IPL Orange Cap Winners: Updated List

David Warner has won the Orange Cap a record three times. Check out a list of all the players who have won the prestigious prize from 2008 to 2023.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-28

Women IPL

Cricket

Women's Premier League Winners List Till 2024

Only two seasons of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) have taken place so far. WPL 2023 was won by Mumbai Indians, while WPL 2024 was won by Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-27

Rishabh Pant of the Delhi Capitals looks on as a ball heads to the boundary during the Indian Premier League

Cricket

All IPL Super Overs: A Historical Look (2009 to 2024)

The first-ever IPL Super Over was played in 2009 between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Rajasthan Royals. Overall, a total of 14 Super Overs have taken place in the IPL from 2009 to 2023.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-27

Chennai Super Kings' players celebrate with the trophy after their victory against Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League

Cricket

How many cups have CSK won in the IPL

Chennai Super Kings have won the IPL trophy five times. Their first title win came in 2010.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-27

Punjab Kings' Harshal Patel catches the ball during the Indian Premier League

Cricket

Identifying the highest wicket-taker in one IPL season

Harshal Patel and Dwayne Bravo share the top spot for most wickets in a single IPL season. Check out the full list of top 10 highest wicket-takers in one IPL season.

Umaima Saeed

2024-05-16

Umaima Saeed

She has written human-interest stories about people in the cricket world and also writes general pieces like match previews and longer features. Umaima has also written about fantasy cricket. Her work has been featured in various publications, including The Quint, Scroll, Mid-Day, Cricket.com, and Times Now among others.

Umaima Saeed, originally from Kolkata, India, is a sports writer who mostly writes on the game of cricket. In her capacity as a writer for Sportsboom, Umaima undertakes the responsibility of crafting insightful narratives pertaining to diverse cricketing events and delving into the historical aspects of the game.

She holds a bachelor's degree in Arts from the University of Calcutta. After working briefly as a content writer following her graduation, Umaima shifted her focus to sports writing.

In addition to her written work, Umaima has also created content for videos. Apart from cricket, she has sporadically also written on the Olympics and Commonwealth Games. With her diverse contributions, she strives to make a mark in the field of sports journalism.