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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 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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  • 20 Jan, 2020 | Ireland in West Indies
    IRE vs WI
    138/10
    19.1 overs
    140/1
    11.0 overs
    West Indies beat Ireland by 9 wickets
  • 19 Jan, 2020 | Australia in India
    AUS vs IND
    286/9
    50.0 overs
    289/3
    47.3 overs
    India beat Australia by 7 wickets
  • 19 Jan, 2020 | Ireland in West Indies
    IRE vs WI
    147/9
    19.0 overs
    16/1
    2.1 overs
    Match Abandoned
  • 17 Jan, 2020 | Australia in India
    IND vs AUS
    340/6
    50.0 overs
    304/10
    49.1 overs
    India beat Australia by 36 runs
  • 16 - 20 Jan, 2020 | Basil D'Oliveira Trophy
    ENG vs SA
    499/9
    152.0 overs
    209/10
    86.4 overs
    England beat South Africa by an innings and 53 runs