Shalini Gupta

Shalini Gupta is a member of the Chandigarh sports team and has been a sports journalist for 10 years. She mainly writes on cricket.

Articles by Shalini Gupta

Ramesh Powar retained as India women’s team coach

The former off-spinner will stay in the job for another year, ending questions whether the poor show in the ODI World Cup will lead to his removal
File photo of Harmanpreet Kaur with India women’s team coach Ramesh Powar (Twitter)
File photo of Harmanpreet Kaur with India women’s team coach Ramesh Powar (Twitter)
Updated on May 19, 2022 03:47 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s Parushi inching closer towards her dream of playing for India

Chandigarh’s Parushi Prabhakar has been selected for the National Cricket Academy camp to be held at the IS Bindra PCA Stadium in Mohali from May 16
Cricketer Parushi Prabhakar, 16, during a practice session at Punjab University in Chandigarh on Saturday. Both her parents are professors at PU. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Cricketer Parushi Prabhakar, 16, during a practice session at Punjab University in Chandigarh on Saturday. Both her parents are professors at PU. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on May 16, 2022 01:30 AM IST
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ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

Andre Russell all-round show nails it for KKR

  • Kolkata beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 54 runs after the all-rounder hit 49 not out and took 3 wickets in Pune.
Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russell celebrates the dismissal of Sunrisers Hyderabad's Kane Williamson(IPL Twitter)
Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russell celebrates the dismissal of Sunrisers Hyderabad's Kane Williamson(IPL Twitter)
Published on May 14, 2022 11:48 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

KKR steamrollered by a Super Giants show

  • Bowlers take charge after de Kock, Hooda and Stoinis shine with bat.
Lucknow Super Giants players in action.(IPL)
Lucknow Super Giants players in action.(IPL)
Published on May 07, 2022 11:41 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Meet Kiran Navgire, the Nagaland run machine

  • She is the only Indian man or woman to score over 150 in a T20 match
Kiran Navgire
Kiran Navgire
Published on May 02, 2022 02:58 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway set up CSK’s win in MS Dhoni’s captaincy return

Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 13 runs after amassing 202 runs; Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten 64 not enough as CSK win by 13 runs
Chennai Super Kings Mukesh Choudhary celebrates a dismissal during the Indian Premier League 2022 cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings, at MCA Stadium, in Pune on Sunday. (IPL Twitter)
Chennai Super Kings Mukesh Choudhary celebrates a dismissal during the Indian Premier League 2022 cricket match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings, at MCA Stadium, in Pune on Sunday. (IPL Twitter)
Updated on May 01, 2022 11:52 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Improving fielding and fitness should be our top priority: Mithali Raj

Skipper of the Indian ODI women's team opens up on the issues that led to its exit from the 2022 World Cup at the group stage
India's skipper Mithali Raj during ICC Women's World Cup 2022(ANI)
India's skipper Mithali Raj during ICC Women's World Cup 2022(ANI)
Published on Apr 22, 2022 12:35 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

IPL 2022: David Miller hits 94* as Gujarat Titans beat Chennai Super Kings

  • IPL newcomers clinch their fifth win in six games, by three wickets, while the holders are languishing at ninth in the points table after their fifth defeat
David Miller and Chris Jordan after the IPL 2022 game between Gujarat and Chennai
David Miller and Chris Jordan after the IPL 2022 game between Gujarat and Chennai
Published on Apr 17, 2022 11:55 PM IST
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Chandigarh’s Yuvraj Sandhu focused on bagging 3rd PGTI title in 5 months

It was six months ago that golfer Yuvarj Singh Sandhu last competed at the Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC), when he took part in the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational; since then, he has won two Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) titles and jumped to second position in the PGTI Order of Merit, just behind Ajeetesh Sandhu
Chandigarh’s Yuvraj Sandhu will be taking part in the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 from Tuesday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Chandigarh’s Yuvraj Sandhu will be taking part in the TATA Steel PGTI Players Championship 2022 from Tuesday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Apr 12, 2022 02:30 AM IST
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ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

Anuj Rawat, Virat Kohli join hands as RCB hand MI fourth loss in a row

  • The batting of the five-time champions caves in before Rawat's 66 and Kohli's 48 steer Bangalore to a seven-wicket victory in Pune.
Virat Kohli.(IPL)
Virat Kohli.(IPL)
Published on Apr 09, 2022 11:54 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Golf Club planning to start its own league

To encash on the popularity of the sport, Chandigarh Golf Club is mulling a league of its own on the lines of Royal Premier Golf League in Kolkata and Delhi Golf Club League
(From left to right) Gursimran Sethi, AS Lehal, Vishal Chawla, Dr GS Kochhar, Digraj Singh and Biru Sibia after the meeting for the proposed league at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
(From left to right) Gursimran Sethi, AS Lehal, Vishal Chawla, Dr GS Kochhar, Digraj Singh and Biru Sibia after the meeting for the proposed league at the Chandigarh Golf Club on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Published on Apr 06, 2022 01:26 AM IST
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ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

Focus on missteps after India women’s early World Cup exit

Lack of a settled playing eleven was one of the issues that plagued India's campaign in New Zealand
Deepti Sharma is bowled against Pakistan during the ICC Women's World Cup (AP)
Deepti Sharma is bowled against Pakistan during the ICC Women's World Cup (AP)
Published on Mar 28, 2022 10:48 PM IST
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India women suffer World Cup heartbreak after SA’s last-ball win

  • The three-wicket loss in their final league game pushed the 2017 finalists to fifth on the points table and out of a semi-final spot
India were knocked out of the Women's WC with loss to South Africa.(Twitter/BCCIWomen)
India were knocked out of the Women's WC with loss to South Africa.(Twitter/BCCIWomen)
Updated on Mar 27, 2022 09:33 PM IST
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Everest on mind, Solan’s Baljeet Kaur heads to Nepal for 41-day expedition

Daughter of a retired Himachal Road Transport Corporation driver, Kaur has earned accolades from the mountaineering community and holds a record of being the first Indian woman to conquer 8,167m high Mount Dhaulagiri
Baljeet Kaur has scaled 11 peaks, and counting. (HT Photo)
Baljeet Kaur has scaled 11 peaks, and counting. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2022 03:42 AM IST
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ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

India rout Bangladesh by 110 runs, stay alive in Women's World Cup 2022

Bhatia leads batting revival before spin punch fells Bangladesh.
Indian women's cricket team(Twitter/@ICC)
Indian women's cricket team(Twitter/@ICC)
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 08:18 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Women’s ODI World Cup: Loss to Australia leaves India facing two must-win games

  • Favourites Australia eased to a six-wicket win, chasing a World Cup record 278, at Eden Park, Auckland. It sent the winners into the semi-finals of the Women’s ODI Cricket World Cup.
India's skipper Mithali Raj plays a shot during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match between India Women and Australia Women, at Eden Park, in Auckland on Saturday.(ANI)
India's skipper Mithali Raj plays a shot during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match between India Women and Australia Women, at Eden Park, in Auckland on Saturday.(ANI)
Published on Mar 19, 2022 09:50 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

India seek to shed batting blues against heavyweights Australia

  • After four games, skipper Mithali Raj’s lack of runs stays a concern.
Mithali Raj (ANI)
Mithali Raj (ANI)
Published on Mar 18, 2022 12:10 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Golf Club set for keenly-contested elections after four years on Sunday

Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC), one of the most prominent clubs in India, will go to polls on Sunday after almost four years. Lt Colonel HS Chahal (retd), SPS Ghai and Major Rajinder Singh Virk (retd) are contesting for the post of president
The Chandigarh Golf Club elections will be held for the post of president and 11 executive members. (Representative image)
The Chandigarh Golf Club elections will be held for the post of president and 11 executive members. (Representative image)
Published on Mar 17, 2022 01:18 AM IST
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Women's World Cup: Indian batters cave in against England

  • A match after scoring 300 plus in a big win over West Indies, the 2017 runners-up were skittled out for 134 as the defending champions won by four wickets at Mount Maunganui.
India collapsed for a meagre 134. (Getty)
India collapsed for a meagre 134. (Getty)
Published on Mar 16, 2022 08:16 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

CWC 2022: The importance of being Sneh Rana

She has been vital for India with bat and ball in the World Cup
Sneh Rana celebrates after Richa Ghosh takes catch to dismiss Nashra Sandhu of Pakistan(AP)
Sneh Rana celebrates after Richa Ghosh takes catch to dismiss Nashra Sandhu of Pakistan(AP)
Published on Mar 15, 2022 06:06 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Goswami, the peerless pace ace

  • The most successful ODI bowler in women's cricket is now also the highest wicket-taker in the World Cup
Jhulan Goswami of India(AP)
Jhulan Goswami of India(AP)
Published on Mar 13, 2022 12:30 AM IST
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Smriti-Harman show sets up India’s rout of West Indies

  • The senior batters put together a record partnership of 184 to help Mithali Raj's team bounce back after a defeat to New Zealand
Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana fist bump each other during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match between India Women and West Indies Women, at Seddon Park, in Hamilton(ANI)
Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana fist bump each other during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match between India Women and West Indies Women, at Seddon Park, in Hamilton(ANI)
Published on Mar 12, 2022 07:15 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Ahead of Windies tie, Powar seeks more from seniors

  • West Indies will seek a third successive win and take a step closer to the semi-finals, India, having lost to New Zealand, know another defeat will make it hard for them to go deep in the 50-over competition.
India are yet to figure out the right combination (AP)
India are yet to figure out the right combination (AP)
Published on Mar 11, 2022 06:36 PM IST
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India lose tamely to New Zealand despite Harmanpreet 70, Jhulan record

  • Harmanpreet Kaur's late aggression after Jhulan Goswami equalled the World Cup record for wickets was too little as New Zealand won by 62 runs in Hamilton.
Harmanpreet Kaur scored 70 but it wasn't enough for India. (Getty)
Harmanpreet Kaur scored 70 but it wasn't enough for India. (Getty)
Published on Mar 10, 2022 08:26 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Jhulan Goswami eyes a World Cup mark as India face New Zealand

  • The seasoned pacer needs two more scalps to become the most successful bowler in the tournament’s history; India look for their second straight win in Hamilton on Thursday.
India's Jhulan Goswami celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan's Nida Dar during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match.(ANI)
India's Jhulan Goswami celebrates the dismissal of Pakistan's Nida Dar during the ICC Women's World Cup 2022 match.(ANI)
Published on Mar 09, 2022 10:00 PM IST
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MS Dhoni fan Richa Ghosh powering Indian women’s World Cup hopes

  • The teenager from Siliguri is fast building fan following in the hill region where India stumper Wriddhiman Saha was the lone poster boy until now.
India's wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh in action.
India's wicketkeeper Richa Ghosh in action.
Published on Mar 08, 2022 10:00 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Indian spinners’ show versus Pakistan signs of a World Cup upswing

  • After struggling in the bilateral white-ball games against hosts New Zealand, Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Co show they have now adapted to the conditions.
Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India in action.(AP)
Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India in action.(AP)
Published on Mar 07, 2022 10:49 PM IST
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By, Chandigharh

Pooja, Sneh pull India from trouble to victory over Pakistan

  • The pair hit robust fifties to revive the innings and hand the 2017 World Cup runners-up an easy win in the opening game of this edition in New Zealand.
India's Pooja Vastrakar (L) and Sneh Rana in action against Pakistan during their 2022 ICC Women's World Cup match.(AFP)
India's Pooja Vastrakar (L) and Sneh Rana in action against Pakistan during their 2022 ICC Women's World Cup match.(AFP)
Published on Mar 06, 2022 09:12 PM IST
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Banking on Raj, Goswami in opener against Pakistan

  • We want to get the momentum going into the tournament, says India skipper.
India women's team in action.
India women's team in action.
Published on Mar 05, 2022 09:00 PM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Women's World Cup 2022: Why Deepti Sharma could be key to India’s hopes

  • Deepti Sharma is a bankable spin option and has recorded the highest score for an Indian in ODIs. 
Deepti has been consistent with bat and ball and has played The Hundred and WBBL(Reuters)
Deepti has been consistent with bat and ball and has played The Hundred and WBBL(Reuters)
Published on Mar 05, 2022 12:24 AM IST
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