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Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai was the Editor-in-Chief, IBN18 Network, that includes CNN-IBN, IBN 7 and IBN Lokmat. He has 22 years of journalistic experience during which he has covered some of the biggest stories in India and the world. Prior to setting up the IBN network, he was the Managing Editor of both NDTV 24X7 and NDTV India and was responsible for overseeing the news policy for both the channels. He has also worked with The Times of India for six years and was the city editor of its Mumbai edition at the age of 26. During the last 22 years, he has covered major national and international stories, specialising in national politics. He has won numerous other awards for journalistic excellence, including the prestigious Padma Shri for journalism in 2008, the International Broadcasters Award for coverage of the 2002 Gujarat riots and the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for 2007. He has won the Asian Television Award for best talk show for the Big Fight on two occasions and his current flagship show on CNN-IBN, India at 9, has been awarded the best news show at the Asian awards for the last two years. He has been News Anchor of the year at the Indian Television Academy for seven of the last eight years and won more than 50 awards in this period. He has also been the President of the Editors Guild of India, the only television journalist to hold the post and was chosen a Global leader for tomorrow by the world economic forum in 2000. An alumni of St Xavier's College, Mumbai, he has done his Masters and LLB from Oxford University and has also played first class cricket for the Oxford University team. He has contributed to several books and writes a fortnightly column that appears in seven newspapers.


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  • 21 Sep, 2017 | West Indies in England
    ENG vs WI
    2.2 overs
    Match Abandoned
  • 21 Sep, 2017 | Australia in India
    IND vs AUS
    50.0 overs
    43.1 overs
    India beat Australia by 50 runs
  • 19 Sep, 2017 | West Indies in England
    WI vs ENG
    42.0 overs
    30.5 overs
    England beat West Indies by 7 wickets
  • 17 Sep, 2017 | Australia in India
    IND vs AUS
    50.0 overs
    21.0 overs
    India beat Australia by 26 runs (D/L method)
  • 16 Sep, 2017 | West Indies in England
    WI vs ENG
    20.0 overs
    19.3 overs
    West Indies beat England by 21 runs