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
- Squad for Commonwealth Games to be chosen at SAI, Lucknow.
Athletes will be competing to be selected to participate in the 20th National Federation Cup Juniors Championship (June 2-4), a qualifying event for the World Athletics Championships slated for August 1-6 in Cali (Colombia)
A family in Gorakhpur went sleepless on Thursday as they - parents Digvijay Nath Yadav, his wife Ankur Yadav and two kids Pallavi and Aviral – remained glued to the laptop to watch the elder daughter, Aditya Yadav, in action at the Deaflympics in Brazil
- The popularity of this coach couple has grown manifold since their wards started making waves at the international level. The latest on the list is Mumtaz Khan, who scored eight goals, including a hat-trick, at the Junior Women’s World Cup in South Africa.
- Young Uttar Pradesh shuttler looks forward to Uber Cup and Asian Games challenge partnering Tanisha Crasto.
- Starlet reaches home to a warm reception, promises junior World Cup medal in 2023.
- Jumper-turned-hammer thrower Sarita Romit Singh says she wants to do well for her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Maahi.
- At 65, Govind Prasad Sharma follows a six-hour training schedule daily.
- The Tokyo bronze medallist has lost to world No. 1 Bhagat in seven of their 11 international meetings.
- She dashed the Olympic bronze medallist’s hopes of qualifying to the Asian meet in Mongolia next month with a convincing win in the final round in 62kg division at the trials in Lucknow.
- With Sonam Malik injured, the Rio Olympics bronze medallist is likely to have a smooth passage in the trials for the Asian Championships.
- Chief coach Jitendra Yadav and his team have already sent the names of the erring grapplers for a possible omission from the trials.
India defeated Thailand 41-18 in their last league match to win gold at the 16th Asian Women’s Junior Handball Championship in Almaty (Kazakhstan).
- Meghna’s family is praying for her success, not least because their fortunes — and hopes for a better life — are undeniably linked to her it.
- Hosts ride Ishan Kishan's 56-ball 89 and Shreyas Iyer's fifty to set up huge win in first T20I.
- Saurabh Kumar will do well on Indian tracks that offer turn and bounce according to state coach Gyanendra Pandey
- Older brother Faisal helped groom the attacking batter from Motihari who scored a triple ton on his first-class debut.
- The left-arm bowler had hoped for an IPL team to pick him, but the money spent was beyond the dream of the player and his family.
- "I am targeting medals in each category this time. We have plenty of excellent wrestlers, who could realise this dream,” national coach Jitendra Yadav said on the first day of his maiden stint with national campers in Lucknow.
- Planning during the U-19 World Cup and the temperament of players stood out in the triumph in the Caribbean, but the juniors should stay grounded, says Mohd Kaif, skipper of India’s first junior triumph in 2000.
Young Malik and the seasoned Phogat are among 48 wrestlers who will attend the women’s national camp ahead of a 2022 season that has the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games
- The Indian world No 7 had not won a title since her world championship triumph in 2019
- India Open men's champion Lakshya Sen pulled out due to exhaustion while PV Sindhu's opening game was moved to Wednesday
- Veteran athlete said she is targeting the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.
PM Narendra Modi was in Meerut on Sunday to lay the foundation stone of the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University
BySharad Deep, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
- The batsman’s century and fifty on debut and the great effort by Indian spinners were not enough as New Zealand’s last-wicket pair staves off defeat to draw the Kanpur Test
- A few decisions reversed by DRS and an Ashwin-Menon run-in has put the home umpires under the scanner in the first Test between India and New Zealand.
Shubman Gill dealt with New Zealand’s spin duo of Patel and Will Somerville comfortably and attributed that to playing Ravichandran Ashwin Ravindra Jadeja in the nets.
New Zealand skipper says India’s strength in depth make this two-Test series a huge challenge
In the first innings of that Test in Southampton, Taylor took 37 balls to score just 11 but found a way around the conditions in the second innings and hit the winning runs to celebrate their unprecedented success along with skipper Kane Williamson.