Siddhartha Sharma


After years of relative anonymity, Dinesh Mongia trends for all the wrong reasons
Wed, Oct 14, 2015

Dinesh Mongia was any other former India cricketer until Tuesday.

India vs South Africa: Tense thriller ends in perfect heist
Mon, Oct 12, 2015

After AB de Villiers quick-fire hundred, Kagiso Rabada held his nerves under pressure to defend 11 in the final over.

India vs South Africa: Adding injury to insult, Ravichandran Ashwin picks up side strain
Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Once R Ashwin, after suffering a side strain, was unable to bowl, MS Dhoni suddenly was short of ideas.

Want someone at No. 5 or 6, Ajinkya Rahane not the person: MS Dhoni
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

MS Dhoni hinted at going in with three specialist spinners considering that the Kanpur pitch will offer some help for them.

India vs South Africa: Slow Ravichandran Ashwin, steady rise
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

R Ashwin, bowling slower in the air, even when up against some of the biggest hitters, is the off-spinner's key to consistency.

India vs South Africa, Kanpur ODI: MS Dhoni needs to wear his thinking cap
Sat, Oct 10, 2015

Captain will have to recalibrate his strategy and choice of players if India are to overcome poor recent form in limited overs cricket

Ranji Trophy 2015: Vineet Saxena & Puneet Yadav drop anchor, Rajasthan pick 3 points
Mon, Oct 05, 2015

Rajasthan never went for the chase of 336 and instead wanted to focus on getting the three points.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Sumit Narwal’s late flourish gives Delhi edge over Rajasthan
Sun, Oct 04, 2015

Sumit Narwal's ton put Delhi in the driver's seat despite Nathu Singh's stellar performance.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Gautam Gambhir holds fort, Unmukt Chand lends support
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

Gautam Gambhir and Unmukt Chand showed more patience and better shot selection than first innings to add 166 runs.

Ranji Trophy 2015: Delhi rattled by Rajasthan’s pace
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

Deepak Chahar picks up 5/60 as visitors fold up for 138 inside two sessions; hosts eyeing big lead.

Ranji Trophy: My father told me to leave Panipat and go to Delhi, says Mohit Ahlawat
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

The decision to leave Panipat for the capital proved to be the trigger to success for the 23-year old Mohit Ahlawat.

Ranji Trophy: Want to hit 140 kph consistently, says Nathu Singh
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Shifting to Sikkar from Jaipur proved a blessing as Nathu Singh came under the supervision of the secretary Subash Joshi.

India vs South Africa: How to counter AB de Villiers
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

In order to negate AB de Villiers threat, it will be imperative for Indian bowlers not to get overawed.

Delhi ignores ‘unreachable’ Ishant Sharma, senior pro Rajat Bhatia for Ranji squad
Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Ishant Sharma has been excluded after he could not be reached on the telephone by the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) chief selector Vinay Lamba.

A bits-and-pieces cricketer, Gurkeerat Singh Mann gets big break
Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Gurkeerat Mann could be the perfect replacement for Ravindra Jadeja at No.7 slot.

Gautam Gambhir named captain but DDCA split over Ajay Jadeja or Vijay Dahiya as chief coach
Sun, Sep 20, 2015

The executive committee has already zeroed in on Ajay Jadeja while the sports working committee is keen on Vijay Dahiya’s name.

Vijay Dahiya gets DDCA sports committee backing
Sat, Sep 19, 2015

The DDCA sports committee want to retain Gautam Gambhir and Vijay Dahiya combo as for now.

If Dennis Lillee didn’t get you, Glenn McGrath will
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

On the face of it, nothing seems to have changed at the MRF Pace Academy - one Aussie great has replaced another as the head coach. Siddhartha Sharma discovers how ‘art of taking wickets’ has been added to the ever-reliable old syllabus.

Sachin Tendulkar-Glenn McGrath treat for MRF trainees
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

The idea was to help seamers pick Sachin Tendulkar's brain on how to crack into a batsman's mind.

It is a big platform, I will make it count: Unmukt Chand
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Karnataka batsman Karun Nair has been appointed Unmukt's deputy as the All-India Senior Selection Committee picked a 15-member squad.

As new ball turns old, Mustafizur Rahman goes from novice to genius
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Mustafizur is gifted with a strong wrist, which enables him to make the ball jump as well as break off the wicket.

One advice that MS Dhoni gave me was to face the ball and not the bowler: Pawan Negi
Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Pawan Negi speaks to The Indian Express about his experience of playing as a bowling all-rounder in the IPL.

Underestimate Yuzvendra Chahal at your own peril
Fri, May 22, 2015

Another facet of this aggressive spinner is his pace variation.

Saurabh Tiwary hopes for another shot on IPL return
Tue, May 05, 2015

Saurabh Tiwary no longer possessed the fear factor that he did in his early days.

With little help from Zaheer Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile sinks KXIP
Sat, May 02, 2015

Comeback man Zaheer stuns KXIP and despite Miller's effort, Delhi's opening stand ensures a smooth victory.

Only my role in the team has changed, not my style: Axar Patel
Fri, May 01, 2015

Looks like this IPL is not going good for Punjab spinners. Axar Patel explains what's wrong with KXIP.

Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa; Pravin Amre, an old school problem solver for all
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Praveen Amre has been the go-to man for many young Indian batsman who want to resurrect their technique.

No resources? No problem for strategist Gautam Gambhir
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

Gambhir was spot on in introducing Chawla who bowled three dot balls to McCullum before getting him with a wrong 'un.

IPL 8: Chris Gayle, bowlers fashion big win for RCB
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

RCB's fiery pacemen force the Delhi batsmen to tumble like pack of cards and trigger a soft dismissal for JP before Kohli-Gayle romp home.

IPL 8, DD v MI: Shreyas Iyer, Imran Tahir set house on fire
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

Leggie takes 3 to skittle MI out after opening batsman cracks 83 to hand Delhi first win at home in 10 games.

Delhi Daredevils chinaman KK Jiyas had no clue how rare his talent was
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Jiyas was clueless about his abilities as chinaman bowler and his coach was also surprised.

Delhi Daredevils’ Domnic Joseph is an odd paceman out
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Domnic not only push batsmen on the backfoot with his pace but can also produce perfect yorkers at will.

IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils’ losing streak extended after Deepak Hooda’s heroics for Rajasthan Royals
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Chasing 185 for a win, Royals rode on Hooda’s 25-ball 54 to achieve the target on the last ball of the innings.

Ranji tophy: Delhi’s Manan Sharma lands KO blow
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Manan Sharma returned a five-wicket haul as Delhi pulled off a dramatic 90-run win.

World Cup 2015: Batsmen who hurt their team’s fortunes with a dead bat
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

Across streets and mohallas, WC conversations are in full swing. Everyday we lend our ears to those voices.

Ranji Trophy: Punjab fritter away advantage
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

With two days remaining to be played in Patiala, a result is now a possibility.