The news of a declaration: Hindi magazine ‘Cricket Samrat’ has published its final issue

COVID has impacted the media in a myriad ways, and magazines, especially niche magazines, are collapsing under its weight.

Mid-Day reports the closure of the pioneering Hindi cricket magazine Cricket Samrat after 42 years of publication.

Sportstar, the weekly from The Hindu group, has already gone online.

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In the Indian Express, the paper’s sports writer Daksh Panwar calls Cricket Samrat a combination of Cricinfo, Sports Illustrated and Star Sports rolled into one.

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Screenshot: courtesy Mid-Day

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