Rahul Sadhu

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believes that sports does not build character. It reveals it

We as support staff are always looking for ways to improve and welcome any advice from former players: Darren Lehmann
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has called on former players to pass on their experience to help Australia succeed in the near future. He also hoped that he could clear some of the misconceptions surrounding workloads and availability.

I feel left out among the bandwagon of Rio medallists: Deepa Malik
Sun, Aug 06, 2017

When asked if she will be happy with the award in the near future, Deepa said that it might not possible as the next Paralympics in 2020 does not feature her event. In that case, the wait might be till 2024.

Calls for a sports psychologist grow louder from India women’s cricket team camp
Thu, Jul 27, 2017

Indian skipper Mithali Raj spoke to the indianexpress.com and agreed to the fact that such an addition to the backroom staff will definitely help the team since the girls have become celebrities now.

I couldn’t sleep the entire night after the World Cup final loss, says Veda Krishnamurthy
Wed, Jul 26, 2017

Veda Krishnamurthy said that experiences such as India's close nine run defeat are disappointing but they teach an important life lesson. She also said that it has helped the side improve and is confident of going one step better the next time.

Seeing Jinder Mahal climb the ladder of success makes me really proud, says The Great Khali
Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Jinder Mahal pulled off a masterstroke by bringing back the Great Khali and creating havoc inside the Punjabi Prison.

With The Great Khali behind me, I am truly unstoppable: Jinder Mahal
Mon, Jul 24, 2017

Jinder Mahal spoke about his relationship with The Great Khali and said that as Indians they stick together and he was the first person whom he contacted after announcing the Punjabi Prison Match against Randy Orton.

ICC Women’s World Cup Final: Jhulan becomes India’s jewel at Lords
Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Jhulan Goswami's figures of 3/23 by are the fourth best bowling figures in a World Cup final.

Behind the scenes: Ravi Shastri and his trusted lieutenants
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Ravi Shastri's core team comprises of Sanjay Bangar, former batting coach, appointed assistant coach, Bharat Arun to be the bowling coach and R Sridhar to be fielding coach. Incidentally, all three were a part of the think-tank behind KXIP's successful 2014 IPL season.

Zimbabwe need to play more Tests to flourish again
Wed, Jul 19, 2017

The International Cricket Council ICC has a crucial role to play and they need to give Zimbabwe more opportunities against the top sides like Australia, India, and England and ensure the Future Tour Programme(FTP) does not lie vacant for most parts of the year.

Record breaking Mithali Raj the top Indian scorer by a distance
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

A winner of the Arjuna and the Padma Shri award, Mithali Raj is also India's highest female run scorer in all three formats with a staggering 8399 runs.

‘Butterfingers’ return to haunt India against West Indies
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

India's abysmal efforts in the second innings began in the sixth over when Evin Lewis was dropped by Mohammad Shami.

Asian Athletics Championships 2017: India lead the charts with 15 medals, including six gold
Sat, Jul 08, 2017

Currently India, as a courtesy of some terrific performances, has a total of 15 medals in their kitty. This includes six gold medals, six bronze medals and three silvers medals.

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Bowlers rule the roost in English summer
Mon, Jul 03, 2017

11 wickets fell in the match between Sri Lanka and England  Another 10 fell in the contest between West Indies and South Africa. While 19 fell in the blockbuster India-Pakistan clash and in the Trans-Tasman rivalry, between Australia and New Zealand 14 more wickets fell down.

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Ekta Bisht’s five-wicket haul spins a web around Pakistan
Sun, Jul 02, 2017

Before the tournament began Ekta Bisht was heralded as the leader of the spin attack and with this performance, she has truly lived up to the reputation. With India most likely to progress to the knockout stage, skipper Mithali Raj will be particularly delighted as the timing could not have been better.

Zimbabwe set records straight after epic win over Sri Lanka
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

This was also Zimbabwe's second highest run-chase in ODI's with the highest being 329 against New Zealand. The primary reason behind this record was Soloman Mire who recorded his personal best of  112. His innings was the cornerstone of Zimbabwe's win.

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Smriti Mandhana’s brilliant batting sets tournament alight
Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Smriti Mandhana, who hails from Sangli, a town in Maharashtra also made history last year when she became the only Indian cricketer to be named in the first ever ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2016.

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Will Mithali Raj be the face of revolution for India?
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

In her last 15 innings, Mithali Raj​ has scored 833 runs at an average of 104.12. In the recent warm-up match, Raj once again hit a fluent 85. Going by the signs, things are definitely looking up for the captain and her side.

India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy final: On flat track, Pakistan bully India bowlers
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Towards the end of the innings, the Indian bowlers might have hoped for some reverse swing to keep the batsmen in check but that too was nullified because the wicket at the Oval is a new one and the outfield too is lush green.

Three points against Kyrgyzstan were paramount in our quest to qualify for Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Sunil Chhetri reiterated the fact that India's dream to qualify for the Asian Cup is alive and kicking and from hereon the team simply cannot afford to show any sings of complacency.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: ‘Butterfingers’ prove costly for Sri Lanka against Pakistan
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

In a span of a couple of overs, the entire complexion of the match changed as the Sri Lankan fielders dropped as many as two catches off the bowling of Lasith Malinga. The culprits were Thisara Perera and Seekkuge Prasanna.

India’s road to ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semis: A smooth drive with a minor turbulence
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

India's thumping win over Pakistan set the ball rolling for the men in blue and from thereon they were expected to get into the semi-finals riding high on confidence. However, Sri Lanka recorded an extraordinary win to bring the blues back to reality.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Has this edition become a bit boring and tedious to watch?
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

As grey clouds continue to loom over the future of the Champions Trophy - already two warm-up matches and one between Australia and Bangladesh (which saw only one side bat the full quota of 50 overs) have been marred by rain. This has left spectators at the stadium and those at home visibly irked.

Indian pace bowlers can knock off any team in Champions Trophy: Ishant Sharma
Fri, Jun 02, 2017

The Indian pace attack will be led by Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, young Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav.

Champions Trophy 2017: Australia’s pace-quartet look set to rattle New Zealand
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

In total, the four of them have picked a total of 240 wickets among them and noticeably have an economy rate below six runs per over, signifying how hard it is to get them away for runs.

Australia vs New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Australia hold the upper hand in Trans-Tasman rivalry
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

While Australia looks supremely confident, New Zealand had a mixed outing in the warm-up matches. They suffered a hammering at the hands of India but against Sri Lanka Martin Guptill smashed a brilliant hundred to take the Kiwis to a much-needed win.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rain gods may play spoilsport in England
Tue, May 30, 2017

In Cardiff, where important matches such as -England vs New Zealand and the first semi-final, will be held chances of rain continue to remain above 70 percent throughout the next two weeks.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: MS Dhoni is ‘Mr Indispensable’ in India’s middle order
Wed, May 31, 2017

It is in the middle order that MS Dhoni has carved out his own niche. So far, in 104 innings he has hit 4701 runs at an average of 58.76 and also brought up 7 centuries.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India’s pace quartet give Virat Kohli a happy headache before kick-off
Mon, May 29, 2017

With all four seamers in the rhythm, Virat Kohli will have to make some tough calls in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Bangladesh SWAT – The underdogs
Sat, May 27, 2017

Making a return to this tournament after eleven years, Bangladesh will need to prove their mettle in condition away from home.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand SWAT – The dark horses
Sat, May 27, 2017

Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, skipper Kane Williamson make New Zealand's batting look strong.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia SWAT – The favourites
Sat, May 27, 2017

Australia possess one of the strongest batting line-ups in the world and have the capability to plunder any bowling attack.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England SWAT – Can the hosts break the jinx
Sat, May 27, 2017

England have an experienced side and can be a threat to Australia and New Zealand as the tournament gets underway.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa SWAT – All bases covered
Thu, May 25, 2017

South Africa are one of the most balanced sides coming into the Champions Trophy and can win it as well.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan SWAT – Can they spring a surprise?
Thu, May 25, 2017

Pakistan will once again don the hat of being the unpredictable and will be the ones to watch out for.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka SWAT – Young brigade on a mission
Sat, May 27, 2017

Sri Lanka have a mix of youth and experience which can take them deep into the tournament but can also hurt them.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India SWAT – Defending champions have all bases covered
Thu, May 25, 2017

India boost with a squad which has the capability to defend their Champions Trophy title this year.