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Yuvraj Singh fondly remembers first cricket lessons in city, his ‘first love’
Sun, Oct 05, 2014

I was exposed to my first love, 'skating' in Chandigarh and that love is still there.

David Miller, Akshar Patel star as KXIP make it 2/2 in CLT20 2014
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

The run-chase would not have been possible without Akshar Patel's unbeaten cameo knock of 23 off just nine.

Thisara Perera finally gets his break, makes it count with all-round show
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Johnson’s absence provided an opportunity for 25-year-old Perara, one which he grabbed with both hands.

Khanna family has date with PCA stadium as Kiwis come to town
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Up against Kings XI in the CL T20 is New Zealand’s northern districts who have in their ranks the Ludhiana-born ISH Sodhi.

Champions League Twenty20: Family prepares for Ish Sodhi’s homecoming
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Ish Sodhi was born in Ludhiana but when he was just four, his family moved to Auckland.

After IPL fireworks, Manan hopes to do well in CLT
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Manan, 21, featured in only half of the matches that Kings XI Punjab played but he still stood out with his smart hitting

City-born cricketer does well for Canada U-19 team, aims higher
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

‘I am happy to have played at the U-19 level. I will be the happiest to be in the senior national team soon,’ says armaan kapoor.

Like father, like son — fighters to the core
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

Yograj Singh was diagnosed with cancer in Gwalior late last year.

After Yuvraj Singh, father Yograj diagnosed with cancer too
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Yuvraj suggested that his father get himself treated at the same hospital that he underwent chemotherapy.

Tale of an opener
Tue, May 27, 2014

His fifty count may be zero so far, but Vohra has shown great presence when facing the big names.

IPL 7: Lendl lends a helping hand
Thu, May 22, 2014

MI climb up to fifth spot after Simmons cracks season’s first ton to help team beat Punjab, stay in the mix.

IPL 7: Old master Virender Sehwag tells Manan Vohra the secret of keeping calm
Wed, May 21, 2014

With Vohra doing a ‘Sehwag’, hitting the ball with utter disdain, Viru with glasses didn’t have the spotlight on him.

IPL 7: Have plans to counter Aaron Finch & David Warner, says Sandeep Sharma
Wed, May 14, 2014

The 20-year-old seamer talks about doing research for big-named batsmen, the bowlers he admires and more...

Record-breaking pair had Sachin-Kambli partnership on mind
Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Shubman Gill and Nirmal Singh shifted to Mohali from mofussil Punjab and Haryana respectively.

Comeback stint working well for Punjab opener Manan
Wed, Jan 01, 2014

Injuries and bad luck had been plaguing the Chandigarh-based opener last year.

Vidarbha vs Punjab Ranji tie ends in draw
Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Earlier,Punjab batted for another 24 overs in the morning and scored quick runs,adding 139 runs to their overnight 330 for one.

Vidarbha batsmen put Punjab in a spot of bother
Sun, Dec 08, 2013

The smile on his face said it all. With such a big first innings lead against the hosts,Vidarbha would fancy their chances.

Manan back with a bang
Thu, Nov 28, 2013

The domestic season has started with a bang for Chandigarh cricketer Manan Vohra.

Punjab’s Jiwanjot stands tall on a 16-wicket day
Fri, Nov 22, 2013

No one apart from young Jiwanjot,who displayed grit and determination in making a solid 86.

When 17-yr-old Sachin had a date with Sector 16 Stadium
Sun, Nov 17, 2013

It was an emotional day for fans across the nation,as Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to international cricket.

Punjab pacer cannot imagine cricket without Sachin
Thu, Nov 14, 2013

AS with any other cricket fan,the Kauls cannot still fathom cricket without Sachin Tendulkar. Brothers,Uday and Siddharth,both Punjab Ranji stars wouldn’t want to miss even a single ball in his Farewell Test,in Mumbai.The brothers have virtually grown up with Sachin Tendulkar’s posters in their room. And since their father,Dr Tej Kaul,a former Ranji Trophy cricketer […]

In-form Rajwinder makes impressive start to season
Tue, Nov 12, 2013

LEFT-arm spinner Rajwinder Singh spent the last Ranji season on the bench but when he replaced medium-pacer Sandeep Sharma in the playing XI and got the chance in the recent game against Mumbai,he wasn’t willing to let it go. Even though Punjab lost the game,Rajwinder made a rousing comeback to the state side,picking up seven […]

‘I have belief in Harbhajan’s leadership and bowling skills’
Wed, Oct 23, 2013

Former India medium-pacer Bhupinder Singh Senior is back for the third time as Punjab’s coach for the Ranji Trophy challenge

Excitement turns into heartbreak
Sun, Oct 20, 2013

Australia’s James Faulkner emerged as the star for the visitors as he smashed 29-ball unbeaten knock of 64 runs.

More of the same: Another flat track for Mohali ODI
Fri, Oct 18, 2013

More recently Mohali had hosted eight CLT20 matches which also largely favoured the batsmen.

Another success: Girl from Bapu Dham
Wed, Oct 16, 2013

Rajni,who studies and plays at Government Model Senior Secondary School Sector 26-Bapu Dham Colony Academy.

Signature moment for cricket fan
Thu, Oct 03, 2013

As he paced up and down the stairs of a five-star City hotel,Dharamveer Duggal started to get nervous.

Musings of cricket connoisseur
Tue, Oct 01, 2013

Chandigarh-based cricket enthusiast Dharamveer Duggal has a large collection of autobiographies signed by popular cricketers along with signed miniature bats and leather balls

Thisara Perera,floats and stings
Wed, Sep 25, 2013

Sunrisers all-rounder first takes 2 wickets,then guides big chase over T&T with 57 n.o.

De Lange spell keeps Heat from chasing 123
Wed, Sep 25, 2013

Brisbane Heat faltered,with two of their batsmen,Chris Sabburg and Matthew Gale,running themselves out.

Amit Mishra: Faster,stronger,better
Sat, Sep 21, 2013

At the ongoing Champions League T20,Mishra has picked up from where he left off in Zimbabwe.

From Ludhiana to Auckland,from pace to spin: Inderbir Sodhi’s long journey
Tue, Sep 17, 2013

Sixteen years after migrating from India,Sodhi makes New zealand ODI squad for Bangladesh tour.

Determined Ishant raring to go
Sat, Sep 14, 2013

For someone who has always been plagued by injuries,Ishant Sharma looks much fitter and stronger than ever

Manish becomes Amritsar selector
Tue, Sep 03, 2013

He will succeed former Ranji Trophy cricketer Arun Sharma as the state selector.

In ‘most critical phase of career’,Yuvraj Singh prepares to start from scratch
Tue, Aug 27, 2013

In Chandigarh for a couple of days,Yuvraj Singh was eager to make it count.

DP sir would never tolerate lack of effort or indiscipline
Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Desh Prem Azad was part of my world much before I became Kapil Dev.