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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Abhishek Paul

Abhishek Paul


Abhishek Paul works with the Hindustan Times’ sports desk. He has been covering the beat since 2010 across print and digital mediums.

articles by Abhishek Paul (268 results)
Jun 16, 2019 09:18
The Proteas are not alone. Injury has taken its toll on several teams with the tournament just over a fortnight old. The injured players list by itself could make a formidable XI. read more
May 18, 2019 08:27
Kenjige, 28, had moved to this distant city, far removed from the balmy, serene coffee estates of his hometown, Chikmagalur, to escape cricket. read more
May 10, 2019 23:09
At his main campaigning office in Andaz Garden, Vasant Kunj, a big poster adorns the entrance which says ‘Vijender boxer’ beneath his image. At the Sultanpur meeting, the words ‘boxing champion’ are written in brackets besides his name. The local Congress... read more
May 10, 2019 20:37
Rohit Sharma is not like Virat Kohli. He comes across as calmer and someone who is always in control of his emotions. Yet when it comes to taking a bold decision, Sharma never backs down. read more
May 07, 2019 23:38
Mumbai reached 132\/4 in 18.3 overs to enter the IPL final for the fifth time, steered by Suryakumar Yadav’s (71no – 54b, 10x4) second half-century of the season. CSK now face the winner of the Eliminator, between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad,... read more
May 07, 2019 09:06
A win in Tuesday’s Qualifier 1 will not only ensure a passage to the final but also provide three extra days to recover. read more
May 04, 2019 13:18
At the IPL, which features players from across the world, team nutritionists are flooded with a variety of food requests—local bacon won’t cut it for most overseas players, and organic, free-range eggs are popular. read more
May 03, 2019 13:51
To think of CSK, is to think of Dhoni — the captain, the batsman and the wicket-keeper. However, with Dhoni set to turn 38 by next season, his decision on how to continue will be keenly watched. read more
May 02, 2019 09:49
In the IPL, Ashwin has led Kings XI Punjab from the front, being their top bowler with 14 wickets in 12 matches and an economy rate of 7.21. read more
May 01, 2019 23:37
CSK scored only 53 in the first 10 overs but the acceleration in the second half of the innings was testimony to the impact of Dhoni, back to lead his side after missing the previous two matches. read more
Apr 30, 2019 22:01
Jadhav’s ability to attack or anchor the innings makes him a handy option in limited overs cricket. And an unorthodox bowling action that can take batsmen by surprise makes the 34-year-old a handy all-rounder. read more
Apr 30, 2019 00:11
David Warner signed off his IPL 2019 campaign in style, notching up his eight fifty of the season to help Sunrisers Hyderabad take a step closer towards qualifying for the play-offs with a comfortable 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab. read more
Apr 29, 2019 23:22
While Royals (10 points in 12 games) need to win their last two games by big margins and hope other results go their way to make it to the playoffs, RCB (8 points) face a more difficult situation. read more
Apr 29, 2019 08:57
Marred by injuries and poor form, he didn’t consolidate his place in the limited-overs teams. In Tests, Rahul was on top of his game until the home series against Australia in March 2017, playing crucial knocks in India’s comeback 2-1 win. read more
Apr 28, 2019 19:16
David Warner will be aiming to finish his scintillating campaign on a high even as Sunrisers Hyderabad’s brittle middle-order face a tricky test against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL encounter. read more