10 Best Sports Blogs of India

We are proud to live in a Country like India, where sports has a way of connecting people. Cricket is considered as a religion, Football is a way of life, and Hockey highlights secularism in India. I have seen myself going on parade in my home streets after seeing my favourite team lifting up the winning trophy. Here, wide range of sports is played and admired by people. Indian sports have also made notable contribution at international level, most importantly in cricket, tennis, hockey, athletics and Chess.

Like how we have Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Nehwal, Mary Kom, Viswanathan Anand as sports icon of India, there are some avid sports blogger who posses’ competent knowledge of players, stats, news and history based on their interest of sports. Here are 10 best sports blog you should be following if your’ passion and craze is alive towards Indian Sports. The list is random and not in any particular order:

10 Best Sports Blogs of India

Porush Jain’s Sportskeeda – Porush Jain the CEO of Sportskeeda has been running the website since 2014. The site has a prime focus on more than 30 kind of mainstream sports such as Cricket, Football, Baseball, Hockey, Wrestling, Boxing, Tennis, F1, Golf, Motorsports, Kabbadi, Squash etc. There are over 4000 registered writers on Sportskeeda contributing 100+ articles per day as claimed by the site. All information regarding upcoming league, live scores, news, and rumours can be found here. They have a video section that adds fun element to the site, while the blog consist of 6800 subscriber to the SportskeedaTV YouTube Channel. Popular journalist Novy Kapadia, Raphael Honigstein and Jonathan Wilson have also contributed their articles to the website.

  • Location – Bangalore
  • Year of Start – 2014
  • Owner/blogger – Porush Jain

Som’s Doosra – Som the author of Doosra blog is exceptionally humorous in the way he presents cricket. The blog has also won Indian Blogger award for Cricket in 2013 and nominated among top 15 sports blogger of India by baggout. Som is a sports blogger since 2007 and everyone reading his blog will have smile or laugh on his face at some point. He solely writes about Cricket and controversies attached to it. Though he is not a regular blogger, his witty sense in Interview section is a must read for all Cricket fans.

  • Owner/Blogger – Som
  • Year of Start – 2007
  • Location – New Delhi

Karan Madhok’s Hoopistani – Karan Madhok the author of Hoopistani specializes in writing about Game of Hoops that is Basketball. The blog offers you regular features, news, and events information about all that concerns Basketball in India. Karan has contributed to Basketball Federation of India (BFA) and shared his thoughts on various website including NBA’s official site, SLAM Online, Sportskeeda (awarded him with Best Basketball Blog) and others. The blog also features Basketball events, matches, and news from all around the world. Stay in tune to Hoopisitani, if Basketball is your cup of tea!

  • Owner/Blogger – Karan Madhok
  • Year of Start – 2008
  • Location – NA

Gaurav Sethi’s BoredCricketCrazyIndians – Gaurav Sethi is the founder of Bored Cricket Crazy Indians blog that offers some very unusual articles on Indian Cricket. Gaurav who won Best Sports Blog award at WIN14 believes “Religion divides us, Cricket bring us together”. Not just cricket, he is also recognized for his out-of-the box cartoon sense. There are some fantastic cartoons developed by Gaurav displaying Indian cricket happenings in the most humorous way. The blog is followed by 15.6k people on Twitter and 12K likes on Facebook.

  • Owner/Blogger – Gaurav Sethi
  • Year of Start – 2008
  • Location – New Delhi

Khelchandra Bharat’s Indianfooty – Khelchandra Bharat is the founding member and Co-Editor of this awesome football based blog although there are many more members contributing to the blog. Indianfooty was started to unite all Indian Football fans, which became one of the most popular sports blogs of India. The blog consist of varied segment covering each aspect of Indian football including Safe Championship trophy, English Premier League, Hero I-League, and Indian Super League. Registered author contributes articles, pictures, reviews, videos, and breaking news to the site. If you love football more than anything you should follow the blog or at least subscribe to Indianfooty.

  • Owner/Blogger – Khelchandra Bharat
  • Year of Start – 2011
  • Location – NA

Cyrus Poncha’s Coachcyrus – Cyrus Poncha has this blog dedicated to the game Squash. He is an Indian National squash coach currently coaching at ICL-TNSRA Academy based in Chennai. He was honoured with Dronacharya Award by none other than Sir APJ Abdul Kalam. Squash is not any ordinary game; the combination of agility, anticipation, speed and aggressiveness makes the game a pleasure to watch. Through this blog, Cyrus shares Squash related news, articles and reviews. There is no better person in India to follow than Cyrus Poona for getting all updates on Squash

  • Owner/Blogger – Cyrus Poncha
  • Year of Start – 2000
  • Location – Chennai

Kartikeya Date’s Cricketingview – Kartikeya Date on his blog provide his readers with extensive insights on technology and philosophy of Indian Cricket. This blog offers information about all formats of Cricket including test cricket, IPL, ODI cricket and T20. You may find most detailed statistics, data, media news, controversies, laws and codes related to Indian Cricket. He often contributes to Cardon on ESPNCricinfo and thREAD at The Hindu. Through this blog he vents, pontificates, argues incessantly and comments all things related to cricketing.

  • Owner/Blogger – Kartikeya Date
  • Year of Start – 2006
  • Location – NA

Kunal Shah’s Kunalsf1blog – Kunal Shah is a former professional sportsperson carrying decade of experience in the sports industry as an athlete and as a sports marketer. Been a racer himself, his has in-depth understanding on Formula 1 Sports. On this blog he loves to pen down his thoughts and views on motorsports also adding logical and technical touch to each article he writes. Apart from being an avid F1 blogger, he also contributes for Chequered Flag Magazine and co-host a weekly Formula 1 show called Inside Line F1 Podcast that offers unique and humorous views on the otherwise serious world of Formula One.  If you are crazy fan of Formula 1 and Motorsports then you will find this blog moving!

  • Owner/Blogger – Kunal Shah
  • Year of Start – 2010
  • Location – Mumbai

Rustom Deboo’s theCricketCauldron – Rustom Deboo is a passionate follower of cricket since 1999 and writes on this blog covering every small details and happenings around cricket. Although he loves to watch and write on all types of Cricket, Test cricket is what he loves and respects the most and believes Test Cricket is the pinnacle of all cricket things. The blog have various categories such as Cauldron viewpoint, Review, Guest Section, Famous Test Matches, In Focus, Record Book, Specials and Who Would Have Thought It for readers to follow it without hassle.

  • Owner/Blogger – Rustom Deboo
  • Year of Start – 2012
  • Location – Mumbai

Naquib Ahemd’s Cricmatez – Naquib Ahemd and his team are professional writers and shares one common interest called “Cricket”. The blog is dedicated to offer most comprehensive insights, analysis, details of international as well as domestic sports across the globe. Every detail insights including Top Ten Batsman of history, Player’s ranking according to the innings, and statistics are covered and updated regularly. The blog also offer “Certified Internship Program” for blogger/writer interesting in taking up sports writing as a career. The blog is truly remarkable for cricket fans!

  • Owner/Blogger – Naquib Ahemd
  • Year of Start – 2013
  • Location – Cuddalore

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