Sahil Malhotra


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Unmukt Chand returns to Delhi T20 squad; Sarthak Ranjan, Himmat Singh demoted to U-23
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

Unmukt Chand has returned to Delhi T20 squad for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Super League stage.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Coach Sanjay Bhardwaj hopes playing close to body will take Manjot Kalra far
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Manjot Kalra’s strength, according to the coach, is playing close to the body. In New Zealand, where fast bowlers get assistance, such a technique is an asset.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Rishabh Pant removed as Delhi skipper; Pradeep Sangwan to lead
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Ever since his appointment as captain for the Vijay Hazare Trophy last year, Pant's batting has been on a downward curve.

Delhi’s season gets better as U-23 team win CK Nayudu Trophy
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Delhi overhauled the 239-run target with five wickets to spare as wicketkeeper Anuj Rawat top-scored with 75.

Ex-Delhi cricketer Sobers Joban stung in ‘fixing’ video, father says hang him if guilty
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Sobers Joban, an Indian former junior-level state cricketer, is shown in a purported undercover video offering to sell details of “fixed" sessions of the third Ashes Test.

‘Rohit Sharma has good heart,’ says Sri Lanka’s top fan who got help from Indian star for ailing father
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

As Rohit Sharma went about hitting bowlers to all parts of the park in Mohali, a Sri Lanka fan back home was very happy for the opener's achievement, a record third double hundred in ODIs.

Why this Sri Lankan fan has a special place in Indian cricket team’s heart
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Nilam's Facebook wall is flooded with pictures of Indian cricketers and his ease with the players is primarily because of him following them closely when they tour the island

Six weeks, three double hundreds: Meet Punjab’s run-machine Anmolpreet Singh
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

The last one month has seen nothing short of an extraordinary glut of runs for Punjab's 19-year-old batsman Anmolpreet Singh.

Virat Kohli can’t stay away from limelight
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

Over the years, Virat Kohli has been a major crowd puller and in Ashish Nehra's farewell match, the Indian skipper managed to get some of the limelight with 26 runs off 11 balls.

No regrets at Ashish Nehra’s grand farewell at Feroz Shah Kotla
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

In his last international game, Ashish Nehra strode into the sunset with ease, bowled at a fair clip and in his words, signed off with no regrets.

Feroz Shah Kotla gets Virender Sehwag Gate, and a faux pas too
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

Virender Sehwag is wrongly called the "only Indian to score a triple century in Test cricket" on the gate named after him at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

India’s No 4 Roulette expected to continue
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Indian cricket team has tried as many as 11 players for the No 4 position since the 2015 World Cup.

Delhi U-19 captain Manjot Kalra’s age under scrutiny before Vinoo Mankad Trophy
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

An age-verification process was conducted by DDCA officials where Manjot Kalra was asked to produce all age-proof related documents in original.

We have a code of conduct in place and those who will not follow it, will struggle, says Madan Lal
Sat, Sep 02, 2017

Madan Lal had the task of appointing coaches, selectors, trainers and managers for the upcoming domestic season. With Delhi underachieving over the last few years and coach KP Bhaskar and veteran batsman Gautam Gambhir having a fractious relationship, his assignment was not easy.

Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli saga: In between the two tweets
Thu, Jun 22, 2017

A "Thank You" post by Kumble, with a long message, did create a sympathetic mood on social media, but the skipper is yet to react. The only reaction so far is Kohli deleting his welcome message tweet for Kumble.

Gautam Gambhir’s hunger to succeed sets him apart
Thu, May 18, 2017

Gautam Gambhir was an expressive and emotive skipper for KKR in the IPL Eliminator against SRH - as he has been throughout the season.

IPL 2017: KXIP win over Mumbai Indians makes it a four-way race for last three play-offs spot
Fri, May 12, 2017

As KXIP beat Mumbai Indians in a run-feast, we take a look at what Pune, Hyderabad, Punjab, Kolkata need to do to make play-offs.

IPL 2017: From Ben Stokes ton to David Warner’s run – the week it was
Tue, May 02, 2017

From runs to tons to wickets, the IPL 10 week gone by had plenty in store. In this new series, we recap the ones which mattered.

IPL 2017, DD vs KKR: Delhi need to get their batting order right
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

With enough firepower in their ranks, Delhi Daredevils need to ensure they give their in-form hitters enough time in the middle.

IPL 2017, RPS vs MI: Steve Smith, Ajinkya Rahane star in thriller
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Needing 10 off 3, Steve Smith (84*) hits consecutive sixes to help Rising Pune Supergiant (187/3) beat Mumbai Indians (184/8) by seven wickets in their IPL opener.

Are you still friends with Virat Kohli? That’s probably a question for Virat, says Steve Smith
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Rising Pune Supergiant's skipper Steve Smith, during a presser in the capital, speaks about his friendship with Virat Kohli, and why it's important to move on and focus on IPL 10.

Ravindra Jadeja’s willow talk gets louder
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

For the longest time, Ravindra Jadeja had delivered the goods with the ball but now he is producing some pivotal runs for India.

MS Dhoni brings sleepy Palam ground to life in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

MS Dhoni led Jharkhand to a six-wicket win over Vidarbha in Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-final; next face Bengal in semis.

Three MS Dhoni fans travel from Chennai to Delhi to meet their hero
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

MS Dhoni played an unbeaten 18-run innings, which was interrupted by fans, one of them who also got beaten up by the police.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Can Virat Kohli-led India do what Sourav Ganguly and his men did in 2001?
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

In 2001, India, trailing 0-1 and following-on in the second Test at Eden Gardens, scripted an emphatic comeback to win the series 2-1.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Delhi knocked out, but Unmukt Chand gets a lifeline
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Unmukt Chand, who didn’t find a place in initial squad, now gets an opportunity to cement his place in the team.

After a stellar Ranji Trophy season with bat, Rishabh Pant powers his way into India T20I squad
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

Delhi's Rishabh Pant is the fourth-highest run-getter this season with an aggregate of 972 runs in eight matches he played. The left-hander hit most sixes - 49 - this year.

Delhi High Court restores three selectors sacked by DDCA
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

DDCA vice-president welcomed High Court’s observations and said it’s now up to the signatories to furnish needed payments.

Fight over selectors erupts within the DDCA
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

The DDCA has given the panel a shake midway through the 2016-17 season and removed former international cricketers Nikhil Chopra, Maninder Singh and Atul Wassan.

Mukul Mudgal clears confusion over DDCA’s U-16 team trials
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Justice Mukul Mudgal said "only those matches or trials should be conducted which the selectors require at this point of time."

Unmukt Chand named Delhi skipper for first two Ranji Trophy matches
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

DDCA, however said, that India Test skipper Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir will be the captain and vice-captain for the entire season respectively.

India vs New Zealand: Visitors strong after poor spin show by R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Ashwin and Jadeja didn't go for plenty of runs, but only two maidens between them shows with how much ease New Zealand dealt with the duo.

India’s Cheteshwar Pujara back in the zone
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Cheteshwar Pujara scored 166 and 256 in the Duleep Trophy to show glimpses of his typical self and carried that into the first Test.

How Trent Boult gave New Zealand the hard-fought edge against India
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

New Zealand pressed for wickets after taking the new ball when it was due, and Trent Boult did the job for his skipper Kane Williamson.

India vs New Zealand: Hosts fritter away early advantage against the Kiwis on Day 1
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Murali Vijay got out playing shots they shouldn't have at that stage of the game.

Before first-class debut, Armaan Jaffer shines on big stage
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Armaan Jaffer showed his class against a quality New Zealand attack in his innings of 69 on Saturday.