Sahil Malhotra



A cricket follower and WWE enthusiast. Write and cover all sports for a living and dream about beating Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania


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Sultan sets a benchmark for getting the technique right: A sports writer’s perspective
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

Salman Khan's every 'Sultan slam' was cheered aggressively right through the movie but little attention was paid towards Anushka Sharma's effortless moves.

After impressive IPL 2016, Sandeep Sharma confident of receiving India call
Wed, May 18, 2016

With 13 wickets from 12 games in the IPL, Sandeep Sharma is confident to receive India call, irrespective whether seniors are rested or not.

Why RCB might have to drop its hurricane southpaw Chris Gayle, again
Fri, May 13, 2016

Chris Gayle is a destructive force but his 13 runs in four games at a strike rate of just 65 has not helped RCB.

Virat Kohli’s thirst for runs is unquenchable
Thu, May 12, 2016

The hungry right-hander's ever-growing greed for runs leaves us with a sumptuous meal to feast on - many Virat Kohli specials.

IPL 2016: No rise, all fall for Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS)
Thu, May 12, 2016

RPS lost to SRH by 4 runs on Tuesday night to have their hopes all but dashed to make the IPL 2016 play-offs.

IPL 2016: I am striving to become someone like AB de Villiers, says KXIP captain David Miller
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

In an interview with The Indian Express, he also shares his adulation for his compatriot, AB de Villiers.

ICC World Twenty20 2016: DDCA misses ICC deadline for semi-final, Bengaluru likely back-up option
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

Given that the matter is in court, DDCA vice-president has also written to the ICC and BCCI seeking time till Monday evening.

ICC World T20: India loss to New Zealand better now than later in the tournament
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

A Rohit Sharma or Shikhar Dhawan failure on Tuesday could well be followed by a brisk fifty in the Pakistan contest.

ICC World T20: India go in on cruise control
Tue, Mar 15, 2016

After series wins in Australia, over Sri Lanka and the Asia Cup, India enter World T20 as favourites.

ICC World T20: Feroz Shah Kotla set to lose more seats in ASI vs DDCA
Wed, Mar 09, 2016

In the absence of a court directive, DDCA is planning not to sell tickets of the Old Clubhouse block for upcoming World T20.

‘No permission for corporate boxes at Feroz Shah Kotla’
Fri, Feb 26, 2016

DDCA working president Chetan Chauhan played down the issue and said the association doesn’t need permission from the UDM.

DDCA league hit by ‘fund’ crunch
Tue, Feb 23, 2016

With the sports working committee and the executive committee at loggerheads over use of funds, the DDCA league has hit a roadblock.

DDCA wants changes in Mudgal panel for World T20
Sun, Feb 21, 2016

Apparently, many of the DDCA members were not on the same page with Mudgal, prompting Chetan Chauhan to shoot a letter, suggesting changes.

Here’s how Virat Kohli worked his way to fitness
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

From high-altitude masks to now a TechnoShape, Virat Kohli is taking his workouts to a different level.

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.