Sahil Malhotra



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Feroz Shah Kotla not on Lanka itinerary, World T20 games too slipping away
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

BCCI has given the DDCA time till Monday to furnish all the necessary clearances but nothing short of a miracle can help the association pull it off.

Decision on India-Sri Lanka Kotla T20I on Friday, DDCA moves court
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Despite deadline extensions on two occasions, DDCA has not managed to get even a single clearance or permission to host the match.

DDCA irregularities: Kirti Azad to file plea in Delhi HC demanding time-bound SIT probe
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Azad stated that his petition will also be against the central government, Delhi government, DDCA Executives – present and past - and the BCCI.

Deadline looms, Delhi may lose next month’s Sri Lanka T20I
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

It remains to be seen whether DDCA would make any additions to their permissions tally standing at nil as of now.

To save India-Sri Lanka T20I at Kotla, DDCA plans to put ball in High Court
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

It remains to be seen whether BCCI allows DDCA more time to get the clearances in place on account of the court case.

Feroz Shah Kotla may lose India-Sri Lanka T20I as DDCA struggles to furnish documents
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

It is learnt that the BCCI has already shortlisted three venues — Ranchi, Uttar Pradesh and Hyderabad — to host the fixture if the DDCA fails to procure the necessary clearances.

DDCA to file defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal, Kirti Azad
Thu, Dec 31, 2015

The Delhi and District Cricket Association strongly refuted the fresh allegations made by Azad and AAP leaders and said such wild charges have defamed the organisation.

India U-19 World Cup squad: Pedigree of the colts
Wed, Dec 23, 2015

The India Under-19 team for the World Cup was picked on Tuesday. Here’s a look at the players who have shown the spark in a nascent career.

Dropped from ODIs, Suresh Raina has Sandeep Patil’s backing
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Suresh Raina managed only 68 runs (including two ducks) in the five-match series against South Africa.

Ghee, garments and mud therapy: A little ‘con’ in DDCA contracts
Sat, Dec 19, 2015

The DDCA report is at the centre of a political firestorm with the AAP government quoting from it extensively over the last few days to target Arun Jaitley.

No embezzlement of funds took place during Arun Jaitley’s tenure: DDCA
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

The DDCA denied the allegations leveled by the Aam Aadmi Party on financial irregularities by Arun Jaitley when he was DDCA chief.

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015: Delhi overcome Maharashtra despite Kedar Jadhav
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

The Maharashtra skipper, Kedar Jadhav has already hit two centuries in the tournament, and is scoring runs lower down the order.

Deepak Hooda, Aditya Waghmode end Maha run
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

There were no fancy improvisations or expansive shots but nudges here and there which kept the scoreboard ticking and put Baroda back on track in the 177-run chase.

ICC team visits Kotla; Vijay Dahiya meets Ravinder Manchanda for pending payments
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

The team inspected every section of the stadium and took detailed notes and photographs during their recce.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Experience and youth see Delhi through
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

Gautam Gambhir was at ease facing the spinners but struggled against the new-ball bowlers.

Feroz Shah Kotla: Umesh Yadav’s happy hunting ground
Sat, Dec 12, 2015

In a month’s time Umesh Yadav would like to do the same for the country, provided he’s picked for the limited-overs series in Australia.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Subodh Bhati swings it Delhi’s way with 4/17
Fri, Dec 11, 2015

The Feroz Shah Kotla strip was keeping both bowlers and batsmen interested. It wore a moist look for most of the day. The odd one was keeping low.

From cricket to politics: Tejashwi Prasad pads up on a different wicket
Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Tejashwi Prasad, once a reliable middle-order batsman for Delhi, turns to politics and becomes India's youngest ever deputy CM.

Meanwhile, BCCI extends DDCA deadline by a day
Thu, Nov 19, 2015

DDCA assured that required money to host the India South Africa 4th Test would come in a day's time.

Ball in court, but DDCA’s fingers are crossed
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

DDCA gets extension to save India-South Africa fourth Test as BCCI decides to wait for High Court verdict.

DDCA seeks TV rights money to save India-South Africa Test
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

It remains to be seen if the DDCA manages to meet Tuesday’s deadlines set by the BCCI.

Ind vs SA, 2nd Test: Visitors at home in Bengaluru
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Bengaluru has turned out to be a happy hunting ground for visiting teams, who have won six out of 20 Tests here.

DDCA plans to invite Arvind Kejriwal as chief guest for fourth India vs South Africa Test
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

DDCA is already racing against time to clear the non-payment of dues before they get clearance from the state govt to host the match.

DDCA faces deadline for fourth Test, Pune on standby
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

The DDCA treasurer Ravinder Manchanda did concede that the unpaid entertainment tax was a thorny issue.

DDCA’s jumbo trials for U-16s: 556 asked to report
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

With DDCA’s accounts frozen and the BCCI not releasing subvention money because the association’s balance sheet has not been submitted, the coffers are running dry.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Rahil Shah spins Railways off track
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

Left-arm spinner picks up four wickets in 6 overs to pave way for Tamil Nadu's 8-wicket win.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Old guard Mahesh Rawat to the rescue
Mon, Nov 02, 2015

Railways skipper Mahesh Rawat announces his return to form with a crucial unbeaten half century against Tamil Nadu.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Railways caught short as Tamil Nadu take control
Sun, Nov 01, 2015

Aswin Crist and J Kousik share seven wickets on Day 2 to reduce Railways to 129/7 after Tamil Nadu post 328 in 1st innings.

Ranji Trophy 2015, Group B: Blessed by Baba Indrajith, Tamil Nadu on firm footing
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Baba Indrajith remains unbeaten on 121, a knock that came off 178 deliveries as Tamil Nadu end Day 1 on 288/6 against Railways.

Ranji Trophy 2015: A sibling revelry for Baba twins
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Baba Aparajith rose to fame post 2012 Under-19 World Cup winning squad, the elder twin is still creating space for himself in the domestic circuit.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Tepid draw after high drama
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

Manoj Tiwary scores 97 to ensure his side pocket 3 points by virtue of first innings lead against Delhi.

Gautam Gambhir made unsavoury remarks about Sourav Ganguly, Manoj Tiwary claims
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

Manoj Tiwary said sledging is fine but he won’t listen anything against his community.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Bowlers power Gujarat to innings win over Railways
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

Railways lost their top-order inside the first twenty overs and only a special effort would have stretched the game into Day 4.

Ranji Trophy 2015: War of words between Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary
Sun, Oct 25, 2015

The incident took place in the eighth over of the Bengal innings when Manoj Tiwary walked out to bat with the scoreboard reading 2/2.

Ranji Trophy 2015: RP Singh lets it rip, keeps Gujarat in the game
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Chants of ‘RP bhaiya’ grew louder and after the struggle for 49 overs, Gujarat came back to life.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Against Railways, Gujarat ride on Priyank Panchal’s ton
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

Gujarat’s over-cautious approach early on backfired as they lost opener Gohel in the 19th over to Ranjeet Mali, with the score 25/1