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.
Articles by Sharad Deep
With a 67% uptick in allocations, the government proposes to spend ₹195 crore to develop sports infra
The ‘Pran Pratistha’ at Ram Mandir on January 22 is a special occasion for which youngsters can’t resist coming back home
After a good 2023, the Asian Games medallist needs to find a higher level this year.
“I was just 17, when I came to this place to become a wrestler and to serve as priest at the Hanuman Garhi. I have seen the bad and good days, including the demolition of disputed structure and its aftermath,” said Gangadas.
Adding wicketkeeping skills has helped the Uttar Pradesh player to catch the eye of the national selectors and be included in the squad for the England Tests
The seamer took three wickets on Day 2 to complete his haul in the Elite Group B match on a green pitch at Kanpur
While playing for Uttar Pradesh in a first-class match almost after seven years, Meerut’s bowler showed his class against Bengal on Day One
Uttar Pradesh will be playing their fourth match against Bengal from Friday ever since the inception of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association in 1928.
His confidence was shattered after being hit for five consecutive sixes in the last IPL season but he has finally managed to put that behind him.
The 18-year-old has been a star performer for the team and he will hope to keep the form going in South Africa next month.
The Meerut player's power-hitting skills came into wider focus at the UP T20 League and he was rewarded with a ₹8.4 crore contract from CSK at the IPL auction
The three, including a woman lifter, were caught after a test done by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), the head of the centre said
The Indian pair fought to push the women’s doubles final into the decider but could not then match their Japanese rivals.
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.