Siddhartha Sharma

Articles By Siddhartha Sharma

After years of relative anonymity, Dinesh Mongia trends for all the wrong reasons

Dinesh Mongia was any other former India cricketer until Tuesday.

India vs South Africa: Tense thriller ends in perfect heist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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