Stats Weekly: India’s Greatest Test Knocks in 21st Century

Cricket is a sport where India has some of its greatest achievements in Sports. In short winning the World Cup in 1983, the T20 World Cup in 2007 and the World Cup again in 2011 is the sum of all India’s achievements in the limited overs game. In this edition of Sports Stats Weekly, we

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Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Chess Miracles

For most part of the 21st century Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has kept India on top in the world of chess. He is credited to bringing back glory to the country that created the game. However, in this edition of Sports Stats Weekly we are not looking at Anand’s games. Instead we look at other

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Sports Stats Weekly: Sporting Upsets Caused By India

In this week’s edition of Sports Stats Weekly, we do not look at any individual sport. But a combination of sports where India has been successful in pulling a miraculous result. Many of you will have a long list of such events where India emerged victorious when the possibility seemed dim. There have been numerous

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Sports Stats Weekly: Rowing Masterpiece Bajrang Lal Takhar

Rowing is not such a popular sport in India and not much people know about it. India has never really enjoyed much success in the sport for the media to bring attention of its viewers, like it did in case of Kabaddi or Boxing or Badminton. But Indian rowers have continued to add achievements in

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Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Boxing Stars (Men)

Indian Boxing is traversing the path to stardom with acclamation and awards at the continental and the world level. Since Vijender Singh won India a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, there has been a spur of athletes who have chosen the sport as a career and put India in a good position. India

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Sports Stats Weekly: Top 5 Indian Golf Players

Golf is an elite sport across the world, but there is very limited access to it in India. However, that does not stop the Indian golf players from pursuing their professional careers in the sport. The equipment, the gears, the uniform may be expensive to buy, but the talent is there to shine. Here is

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Sports Stats Weekly: Weightlifting Remains An Unknown Sport In India

Like most sports in India, weightlifting too suffers because of the autocratic position cricket enjoys. The lack of money and support in the sport hampers the morale of the sports persons. Weightlifting in India has a rather poor story, in spite of numerous medals and an immensely talented pool of contenders. The recent awakening of

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Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Tennis – Doubles Success

India enjoyed some early success in tennis as the sport was made popular by the likes of Vijay Amritraj, Ramesh Krishnan and Ramanathan Krishnan during the latter half of the 20th century. It was the pair of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi that brought Grand slam glory for India at the turn of the century.

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Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Carrom Stars Are World Champs

Carrom has a rich history in India as a pastime sport in almost every household of the country. Children specially enjoy the sport, and also create social gatherings among themselves. However, that is not all what carrom is about; Indian carrom players are one of the best the world has ever seen! Let us talk about some

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Sports Stats Weekly #9: Indian Wrestlers Eye Olympic Glory

Wrestling is one among many of the ancient sports in the world we live in. And India wrestlers have helped created a rich history in the sport, with numerous achievements and records to their name. Now, some of you might find that amusing. So are you ready to get to know more about the achievements

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