Subhayan Chakraborty

Subhayan Chakraborty

Sub-Editor (Sports)

An ardent lover of football and cricket. Loves playing FIFA in free time. The shiny red ball made him fall in love with cricket while it was Cristiano Ronaldo’s trickery which pulled him towards football.

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Exclusive: Monty Panesar on England vs West Indies series, Ben Stokes, new norms and more

Former England international Monty Panesar, in an exclusive interview with WION, spoke about the much-awaited Test series, saliva ban and the new norms, the new Test captain in Ben Stokes, English…

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MS Dhoni's 39th birthday proves why 'Dhonism' is permanent

#HappyBirthdayDhoni touched 2.1 million tweets in a span of 24 hours. The potential reach stands at a staggering 8.8 billion with around 5 million engagements. On his 39th birthday, Dhoni’s…

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Interview | I want to leave a legacy and set fresh benchmarks: Sreesanth

In an exclusive chat with WION, Sreesanth opened up about life in lockdown, training phase, what goals he has set for himself, changing landscape of cricket, IPL 2020, Michael Jordan's mental…

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Novak Djokovic's faulty serve to the tennis world

Novak Djokovic and the entire sporting must take note of how minute of mistakes could ruin the efforts made in the last three months to curb the spread of the dreaded virus.

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Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

In another major blow to the tennis world, Serbian ace Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus. Djokovic's results follow after Boran Coric and Grigor Dimitrov following the completion…

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'Exciting and challenging opportunity' - Wasim Jaffer on being appointed as Uttarakhand's head coach

In a chat with WION's Subhayan Chakraborty, former Indian opener and domestic legend Wasim Jaffer opened up on his latest appointment as the head coach of Uttarakhand cricket team - his first…

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An innovative and unique way to scout fresh talents

With travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines in place, there is a huge question mark to how scouts will work following the resumption of semi-pro and amateur sports, where the talents…

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Man City vs Arsenal Preview: A battle between the master and apprentice

The much-awaited Premier League restart will witness Manchester City face Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium. The blockbuster clash will be…

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Sushant Singh Rajput carried cricket kit for 9 months, never displayed stardom, says Kiran More who trained him for 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story'

In a chat with WION, former India cricketer and chairman of the selection committee, Kiran More, reacted to Sushant’s death as he said the time spent with him during the training period for MS…

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ICC Meeting: Exploration of contingency plan for T20 World Cup to continue until next month

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Wednesday decided to take up the wait and watch policy in relation to the fate of the T20 World Cup 2020 given the rapidly evolving situation…

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From ban on saliva to COVID-19 substitution: ICC approves interim regulation changes as international cricket gears up for resumption

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which includes a ban on the usage of saliva and scrapping of neutral umpires.

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From confidentiality issue to fate of T20 World Cup: What to expect from the crucial ICC Board meeting

The all-important meeting of the International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to be held on Wednesday with the Board members expected to discuss some key points including the fate of the T20 World…

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Manchester City vs UEFA: What to expect from the CAS hearing

English club Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year UEFA Champions League ban will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport from Monday.

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Rajeev Ram: George Floyd killing not one-off incident, racism major issue in the US

Olympic Silver Medalist and 2020 Australian Open Men's Doubles Champion Rajeev Ram, in an exclusive interview with WION’s Sports Editor, Digvijay Singh Deo, said George Floyd’s case is not a one-…

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Exclusive | Khel Ratna award nomination is special, Olympic gold remains main target: Amit Panghal

In an exclusive interview with WION's Subhayan Chakraborty, ace Indian boxer Amit Panghal talked about Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award nomination, eligibility issue, training in lockdown, fitness,…

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