Sharad Deep is a versatile sports journalist, who loves writing on cricket and Olympic sport. He has played cricket at the university level and has been writing for Hindustan Times since 1997.
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Men’s second seed Kenta Nishimoto and seasoned Nozomi Okuhara are in line to win the men’s and women’s titles and hand Japan a double in singles
Syed Modi International Badminton: Priyanshu Rajawat will next face either Chinese Taipei's Chi Yu Jen or Chia Hao Lee in his semi-final match.
Twice former champion Sameer Verma and defending women’s champion Malvika Bansod too lost in the BWF Super 300 badminton event in Lucknow
The men’s field will also miss the Chinese players. Former world No.1, Kidambi Srikanth, is India’s top player.
Players will also be seeking to earn vital BWF points in their quest to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics at the Lucknow tournament
His consistency as a batter and the leadership to keep the side united has kept the team chasing a World Cup semi-final berth with two games left.
Shahidi and Co notched up a facile seven-wicket win over Netherlands to move to eight points, level with Australia and New Zealand
On a Lucknow pitch that is expected to aid the slow bowlers, it is a battle both are desperate to win as they push for a surprise World Cup semi-final berth
In the match between Afghanistan and Netherlands, spinners of both teams would be aiming to do a Kuldeep Yadav on the red clay turf on Friday.
Reaching the milestone of 300 international appearances is a remarkable feat for Vandana, who faced teasing in her early days for pursuing hockey.
The young Dutch spinner has been an integral member of a team that has upstaged South Africa and Bangladesh to even dream of a semi-final spot.
Having successfully limited India to 229/9 in their allotted 50 overs, England harboured high hopes of securing their most significant win in the ongoing World Cup.
The stadium pulsated with the beats of popular Bollywood tracks, particularly Bhojpuri songs, while the flicker of countless torchlights and the fluttering of the Indian tricolour elevated the spectacle to a new level.
His 47-ball 49 that helped India post a challenging total on a tough Lucknow pitch could provide some answers in the middle-order for the hosts in the World Cup
While admiring the Ekana Stadium, Kaif also reminisced about his early days in the game at the KD Singh ‘Babu’ Stadium.
For Sunday’s match at this venue, both teams have distinct game plans. India aims to maintain their winning streak, while England looks to restore their pride in front of a capacity crowd on a Sunday.
The crisis for tickets has arisen due to pre-bookings online as the International Cricket Council (ICC) chose not to sell tickets offline
Ashwin had long session with bat and ball. The senior player could come in as third spinner, considering the likely slow pitch on which the game could be played
Local fans, spanning across generations and gender, are eagerly anticipating a win for Team India in this ODI World Cup.
The 1996 champions have struggled, but the middle-order batter’s form has been a bright spot for the team at this World Cup
The Dutch put up a good fight but it wasn't enough to keep Kusal Mendis' team from emerging victors
The match is scheduled to be played at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium here on October 29. This will be the penultimate game of the five World Cup matches scheduled at the venue.
Updated on Oct 21, 2023 08:38 AM IST
BySharad Deep/Rohit Kumar Singh, Lucknow
The ongoing ODI World Cup is an opportunity for The Netherlands, especially after their win against South Africa.
After two comprehensive defeats, Pat Cummins’s side hand winless Sri Lanka a five-wicket defeat in Lucknow
Addressing ticketing challenges will be pivotal to ensure a broader fan base can actively participate in this grand sporting spectacle.
Both teams lost their first two matches and the Ekana Stadium pitch could add to the intrigue when the teams clash in Lucknow on Monday.
South Africa are riding high after their second win, by 134 runs against a listless Australia. The Proteas 'keeper has hit back-to-back centuries
The Proteas registered their second win by 134 runs while their second straight loss leaves the Aussies with a lot of work ahead
The relaid Lucknow pitch could make life challenging for the batters in this high-profile World Cup tie on Thursday