Ashutosh Sharma is based in Chandigarh and has been a sports journalist for over a decade. He mainly writes on cricket.
Articles by Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2018 06:17 PM IST
Cavin Lobo’s strike helped East Bengal hand Minerva Punjab their first home defeat in this season of I-League.
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2018 08:13 PM IST
Home team Minerva Punjab are one point ahead of Neroca while East Bengal are a further five points adrift at third, with all three teams in the race for the I-League title.
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2018 08:01 PM IST
Gagandeep Bali scored twice as Minerva Punjab FC defeat Shilong Lajong to claim top spot in the I-League table on Wednesday.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2018 06:41 PM IST
Shillong Lajong will be aiming for a turnaround of fortunes as they face leaders Minerva Punjab FC in an I- League clash in Panchkula on Wednesday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2018 08:15 PM IST
Shubhankar Sharma, who won the Joburg Open golf tournament to get the ticket for the British Open, said he will divide time between European and Asian Tour events and his focus for 2018 is to improve on the world ranking.
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2017 07:03 PM IST
As the double-century innings against Sri Lanka cricket team in Mohali progressed, Rohit Sharma hit four more boundaries, but the Indian cricket team stand-in skipper’s sixes count reached 11, effortlessly clearing the field each time.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2017 10:36 PM IST
Pacing his innings, Indian cricket team’s stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma exploded in the later stages of the game to blow away Sri Lanka cricket team’s chances of winning the series in Mohali
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2017 09:05 PM IST
Indian cricket team stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma’s 100 came off 115 balls, and included nine fours and a six. After the ton, he hit 11 maximums, and just four boundaries in the second ODI against Sri Lanka cricket team in Mohali.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2017 09:54 PM IST
Rohit Sharma, who got out cheaply in Dharamsala, hit his third double century in the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Mohali.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2017 01:16 PM IST
Washington Sundar as given his maiden ODI cap from coach Ravi Shastri before the start of play vs Sri Lanka at Mohali. He became the seventh youngest Indian to make his ODI debut.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2017 07:14 PM IST
Washington Sundar, who was picked at the last minute for the injured Kedar Jadhav, had initially failed the YoYo Test at the age of 18 but he is now on the cusp of being selected for the Indian cricket team in the second ODI in Mohali.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2017 07:23 PM IST
Sri Lanka cricket team skipper Thisara Perera expects Indian cricket team to come back hard in the second ODI in Mohali but says his team is ready to push for a series-clinching victory at the PCA Stadium.
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2017 08:51 PM IST
The prevailing conditions in Mohali clearly indicate that the batsmen will face a tough time as the ball is likely to swing and seam in the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka.
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2017 06:50 PM IST
If the weather doesn’t clear up on Tuesday too then Sri Lanka will be left with no choice but to travel by road to reach Mohali ahead of the second ODI encounter against India.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2017 10:57 PM IST
Indian basketball player Amjyot Singh was picked up by Oklahoma City Blue as the 103rd pick in the 2017 NBA G League Draft.
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2017 05:58 PM IST
India’s Ajeetesh Sandhu, fresh from claiming his first Asian Tour title last week, has added another victory in the Japanese Challenge Tour
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2017 01:03 PM IST
Ajeetesh Sandhu joins a select league of Indian golfers who have won on Asian Tour. This list includes Arjun Atwal, Jyoti Randhawa, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Chawrasia and Jeev Milkha Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2017 11:15 AM IST
Rajinder Gupta heads the Ludhiana-based Trident Group, a $1-billion business conglomerate. He replaces DP Reddy as the new president of the Punjab Cricket Association
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2017 11:41 AM IST
The Punjab Cricket Association will hold elections after coming under pressure from the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators to implement the Lodha panel recommendations.
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2017 04:48 PM IST
Spread over 13.5 acres, the PCA is built on marshy land, part of the catchment of a seasonal rivulet with deep ravines.
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2017 06:11 PM IST
Abhimanyu Vannemreddy overcame stiff challenge from Hikaru Shiraishi to book a wild card berth for main event of the junior French Open
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2017 04:41 PM IST
French Tennis Federation (FFT) head Bernard Giudicelli wants to bring both in infrastructure and policies so as to help promote the game and especially clay courts around the world
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2017 04:41 PM IST
French Tennis Federation director (development) Samuel Primaut believes that an Indian could win the junior French Open title soon.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2017 12:55 AM IST
Glenn Maxwell slammed 44 off 25 balls to take Kings XI Punjab to 167/6 against Kolkata Knight Riders in their IPL 2017 encounter. Then, Rahul Tewatia and Mohit Sharma picked two wickets each to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to 153/6. KXIP are still in race for play-offs.
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2017 07:32 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab face a daunting prospect of Sunil Narine’s explosive batting at the top as they aim to stay in the play-offs against former champions Kolkata Knight Riders in a vital IPL 2017 clash.
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2017 07:08 PM IST
Gujarat Lions (GL) next play against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), who have the momentum with them coming off a win against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2017 07:49 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab kept playoff hopes alive after handing bottom-placed Delhi Daredevils a 10-wicket defeat after bundling them out for 67, their lowest Indian Premier League total.
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2017 08:13 PM IST
Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils - both are in desperate need of win to be in contention for a play-off berth in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017
Chandigarh | By Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2017 10:17 AM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the leading wicket-taker for the second Indian Premier League season in a row and explains what makes him tick.
Mohali | By Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2017 01:15 AM IST
Virender Sehwag said Hashim Amla is among the ‘top 5-6 batsmen’ in the world, but said Cheteshwar Pujara’s ability to play in T20s has been affected by him playing only Test cricket