Rahul Sadhu

believes that sports does not build character but reveals it

Articles By Rahul Sadhu

‘Kuldeep Yadav will be a big weapon for India at the World Cup’

Kuldeep Yadav was India's surprise package when he made his debut in June 2017. Exactly two years down the line, in June 2019, the 'Chinaman' is expected to play an integral role to India's cause at the World Cup.

IPL 2019: KXIP’s 18-year-old prodigy Prabhsimran Singh hopes to make debut against SRH

KXIP's youngest prodigy Prabhsimran Singh is all of 18 years and 240 days but would prefer to make his debut against one of the most potent bowling attacks of the Indian Premier League- Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Andre Russell’s power game reaping benefits of prior ‘midnight workout sessions’

As the world continues to marvel at Andre Russell's muscles, we take a look back at how the 30-year-old was preparing for this onslaught in IPL 2019, well in advance.

IPL 2019: Ricky Ponting left surprised by Kotla wicket, calls it worst of the three home games

Batting first, Delhi posted a lowly 129/8 in 20 overs as batsmen struggled to time the ball on the sluggish surface. SRH's bowlers, on the other hand, exploited the conditions well and never allowed the game to slip away.

IPL 2019: Bairstow’s blitzkrieg, bowlers make it three wins in a row for well-rounded SRH

Electing to bowl first, SRH produced a mighty effort with the ball to restrict Delhi to 129/8 after 20 overs. Chasing 130, Hyderabad were home with five wickets in hand and 9 balls to spare. This was SRH's fourth win in five matches at the Feroz Shah Kotla against DC.

Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane turning challenges into opportunities and problems into possibilities in IPL 2019

Sandeep Lamichhane is a street-smart bowler and his deception lies in his fast arm-action which has helped him get rid off batsmen even as they attempt to go after him.

IPL 2019: Teams resorting to unfair substitutions to cover slow over rates, alleges Mohammad Kaif

Mohammad Kaif made an interesting observation of how franchisees like KKR and KXIP were replacing slower fielders in the middle of a game with the fitter ones to cover the problem of slow over-rates.

IPL 2019: A chance for K Gowtham to turn mistakes into strengths

Last season K Gowtham played vital knocks towards the end of the innings. His 33 off 11 balls against MI is hard to forget as took on the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and won the game for his side.

IPL 2019: Varun Aaron ready to fire 150 kmph missiles with an eye on India comeback

In 2011, the whole country sat up and took notice when Jharkhand's Varun Aaron clocked 153 kmph deliveries during the 2010-11 Vijay Hazare Trophy final against Gujarat. Now after a solid domestic season, and equipped some valuable experience from county cricket, Aaron is back.

IPL 2019: Sluggish Feroz Shah Kotla not good news for viewers, players

Delhi Capitals will play their second home match against the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday.

IPL 2019: Military band to perform before CSK vs RCB at Chepauk

Unlike previous editions, there will be no opening ceremony before the match but military bands will perform at the M A Chidambaram Stadium.

IPL 2019: One-season wonders the tournament has seen in 12 seasons

Here are the seven such players from the past 12 editions of the IPL who shone brightly, even if only for a while.

IPL 2019: Nathu Singh looking forward to a new chapter in New Delhi

Nathu Singh is back where he wants to be and is looking forward to a new chapter with New Delhi. In 2019, Nathu has played 3 matches T20 matches in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and picked up seven wickets.

IPL 2019: Hanuma Vihari promised himself not to chase the Indian Premier League

Hanuma Vihari returns to IPL after a three year gap with Delhi Capitals acquiring his services in the auction for Rs 2 crore. He earlier represented Sunrisers Hyderabad and scored 280 runs in 22 matches.

Prithvi Shaw quashes rumours of indiscipline during India tour of Australia

Prithvi Shaw enjoyed a good start to his maiden tour Down Under last year but a freak injury to his ankle in the same match cut short his Australian tour.

A great start to IPL 2019 with Delhi Capitals could impact World Cup selection: Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer is confident of leading the Delhi Capitals to glory this year and also remains optimistic of his chances in the senior Indian national team.

Virat Kohli directs players to be smart and manage workload in IPL 2019

Indian cricket team members will get little respite at the conclusion of the Australia series as they immediately shift focus to the gruelling 20-over format in the IPL starting March 23.

Usman Khawaja in a happy space but unwilling to take anything for granted

Stepping out to Jasprit Bumrah and bringing out the reverse sweeps to the spinners were some of the shots by Usman Khawaja that surprised everyone. But this has been a work in progress for him.

Clear about our World Cup playing XI, just one spot up for discussion: Virat Kohli

Despite losing the series 2-3, the Indian think tank is clear about their playing XI going into the World Cup which begins in May, skipper Virat Kohli revealed on Wednesday.

India vs Australia 5th ODI: Visitors complete remarkable turnaround to India red-faced at home

Australia beat India by 35 runs in the fifth and final ODI to register their first win in New Delhi since 1998 and also secure their first series win on Indian soil in a decade.