Sahil Malhotra


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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.

Rohit Sharma scoring hundred would have helped Team India: Mumbai coach
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Mumbai coach Chandrakant Pandit feels Rohit Sharma, who got out for 18, scoring runs in the warm-up would have not only helped the right-hander but the Indian cricket team too.

Scratchy Rohit Sharma needs to begin from the scratch
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

While all Mumbai batsmen who batted on Saturday scored atleast fifties, Rohit Sharma failed to impress and fell for 18.

India vs New Zealand: The new ball is going to be crucial, says Tom Latham
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Tom Latham, against popular perception, feels it will be the new ball which would be crucial in the upcoming series against India.

Plan for Martin Guptill was basic, and it was successful: Balwinder Singh Sandhu
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

Consistency worked against Martin Guptill, and Balwinder Singh Sandhu revealed it was the plan for the New Zealand opener.

Mumbai vs New Zealand: Visitors warm-up in brisk fashion on opening day
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

Mumbai end day’s play at 29 after losing Jay Bista in reply to New Zealand’s 324/7 decl on Day 1 of three-day warm-up match.

2006 to 2016: How cricket, and the audience, has changed at Kotla
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

With so much cricket, and plenty of Indian Premier League, international stars don't excite spectators anymore.

Snubbed Vijay Dahiya refuses to take DDCA colts job
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

It is reliably learnt that Vijay Dahiya was offered the U-23 arrangement and he agreed, but wanted better remuneration.

Vijay Dahiya declines Delhi U-23 coach job
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

Vijay Dahiya, appointed as the U-23 coach, applied for the chief coach job but it was given to former Delhi stalwart KP Bhaskar.

KP Bhaskar appointed new Delhi senior team coach, Vijay Dahiya U-23 coach
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

After interviews and meetings lasting for days, the Delhi and District Cricket Association has announced KP Bhaskar as new coach.

DDCA to begin process to pick selectors, coaches for upcoming season today
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

All the candidates have been called for the interview round which begins at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.

DDCA directors up in arms over Justice Mukul Mudgal’s panels
Mon, Sep 05, 2016

DDCA directors unhappy with Justice Mudgal's decision to set up panels to pick selectors for upcoming season.

DDCA begins clean-up, Vivek Razdan-led panel to pick coaches and selectors for season ahead
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

DDCA begins reforms by forming two panels - men's and women's - for picking selectors, coaches, managers and other support staff.