Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

Sports Writer

5 Articles

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India

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Test cricket

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AB de Villiers

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Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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India winning the 2011 ODI World Cup

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Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya is a cricket journalist based in India who takes a keen interest in stories that unfold on and off the field. His expertise lies in news writing, features and profiles, interviews, stats, and numbers-driven stories. He has also worked as a podcaster and talk show host on cricket-related shows on YouTube and Spotify.

Latest Articles by Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

Herschelle Gibbs

Cricket

South Africa batting icon Gibbs believes every middle-order batter in the Proteas squad is capable of finishing games

Cricket icon Herschelle Gibbs discusses the potential of South Africa's middle-order and spinners for the ICC T20 World Cup, emphasizing flexibility in strategy. Read his insights on the Proteas' prospects and key players.

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

2024-05-28

Allan Donald

Cricket

Exclusive| Allan Donald: No pacer will kill it in the T20 World Cup except Jasprit Bumrah

South African legend Allan Donald names Jasprit Bumrah as the top pacer for the T20 World Cup, and anticipates stellar performances from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Discover his insights on the bowlers' challenges and key players in the upcoming tournament.

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

2024-05-22

T20 World Cup: Sanju Samson is ready to play as India's first-choice wicketkeeper, says Naman Ojha

Cricket

T20 World Cup: Sanju Samson is ready to play as India's first-choice wicketkeeper, says Naman Ojha

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha believes Sanju Samson is primed to take on the role of India's primary wicketkeeper in the upcoming T20 World Cup, suggesting he can excel both as a batsman and behind the stumps.

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

2024-05-15

Rutraj Gaikwad

Cricket

Nayan Mongia: I am surprised Rinku Singh, Ruturaj Gaikwad are not in the T20 World Cup squad

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Mongia, who represented India in the 1996 and 1999 ODI World Cups, feels Singh proved himself in limited opportunities.

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

2024-05-03

Cricketer Shivam Dube as a batter during a cricket match

Cricket

IPL 2024: Shivam Dube makes strong case for selection in T20 World Cup

Former selector Devang Gandhi believes Dube can be picked purely as a batsman in the ICC showpiece. Dhawal Kulkarni, who has seen the player come up through the ranks in Mumbai, is hopeful that he can deliver as an all-rounder.

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

2024-04-22

Wriddhaayan Bhattacharyya

He has covered Indian domestic cricket and the IPL, ICC Cricket World Cups, and bilateral tournaments, including the first-ever pink-ball Test match in India.

He worked for a decade as a sports and features journalist with Zee Media, Deccan Chronicle Holdings, The Asian Age, Mid-Day, and Sportstar from The Hindu Group before turning to freelance from 2022. Since then, he has written for Olympics.com, The Quint, The Telegraph, The New Indian Express, and moneycontrol.com from The Network18 Group.

When not working, he can be found at the coolest Rock and Roll gigs grooving to some live music.