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Rahul Dravid is one of the few Indian batsmen to score more than 10000 runs in Tests and ODIs.(Getty Images)

‘Rahul Dravid won’t succeed, I was told’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 07:06 PM IST
The former coach recalled spotting youngsters such as VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid, who would go on to become champion cricketers and later become legends of Indian cricket.
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21-year-old ends life, blames brother’s wife for fights at home

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 07:53 PM IST
A suicide note said the woman often misbehaved with the victim and his parents and that he found her insults unbearable.
The pitch of Wankhede stadium, Mumbai Cricket Association (representational image)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
The pitch of Wankhede stadium, Mumbai Cricket Association (representational image)(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

When virus queered the cricket pitch

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 10:54 AM IST
22 YARDS: Cricket pitches need to be relaid for the new season before monsoon, but lockdown has made it hard to do
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ASI killed in ‘accidental’ fire from service revolver in Rupnagar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Rupnagar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 11:31 PM IST
He was cleaning the revolver when the bullet hit him in the head, killing him on the spot
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Punjab youth stuck in Russia died for ‘want of medical aid’

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Phagwara
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2019 11:53 PM IST
Malkiat Singh died of illness as the company he was working with reportedly did not provide him timely medical aid
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during a practice session.(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli during a practice session.(PTI)

India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: Virat Kohli to felicitate curator Daljit Singh before Mohali encounter

New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 04:55 PM IST
A senior board functionary said that a small felicitation has been planned for the man who has been working behind the scenes to prepare quality pitches across the country for the last 22 years.
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Speeding truck crushes 29-yr-old man to death in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 11:21 PM IST
The accident took place near the grain market on Gill Road
A file photo of Mohali’s IS Bindra PCA Stadium.(Twitter)
A file photo of Mohali’s IS Bindra PCA Stadium.(Twitter)

India vs South Africa: After rain in Dharamsala, Mohali set to help batsmen

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shalini Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 08:11 PM IST
Mohali has always been known as a high-scoring venue in Twenty20s. The pitch offers good bounce, which both the bowlers and batsmen can exploit.
All of these golfers—a group of roughly 12—now practice their game on the grazing grounds.(HT Photo)
All of these golfers—a group of roughly 12—now practice their game on the grazing grounds.(HT Photo)

Grazing ground a ray of hope for pro golfers in Mhow

Mhow | By Robin Bose
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:36 PM IST
The prospect of changing tack made him feel worse than in early 2008, when he wanted to quit the game after failing to make cut in six appearances on the domestic tour.
Batsman will find it tough to score freely says the curator of the pitch.(Twitter)
Batsman will find it tough to score freely says the curator of the pitch.(Twitter)

India vs West Indies: Curator of Lucknow’s brand new stadium shoots warning to batsmen

Lucknow | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2018 08:19 AM IST
Lucknow is hosting an international cricket match after 24 long years with the newly-built Ekana Stadium making its debut. But going by a local curator, anything above 130 would be a winning score for the team batting first.
Security personnel at Jaura Phatak in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Security personnel at Jaura Phatak in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Amritsar train accident: ADGP forms SIT to probe role of cops at mishap site, get details of train speed

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 10:21 AM IST
Sahota said the SIT will probe the role of the policemen present at the event, railway employees, and the function organisers.
Police officials inspecting the spot where compressor blast at peepal chowk in Gaispura area in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Police officials inspecting the spot where compressor blast at peepal chowk in Gaispura area in Ludhiana on Sunday.(HT Photo)

12-year-old killed, four injured in a blast at Ludhiana cycle repair shop

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 09:11 AM IST
Locals said the impact of the blast was so strong that the walls and windows of their houses shook. Windowpanes of nearby houses shattered.
The Indian team management has reportedly asked for bouncy wickets for the West Indies series as they look to prepare for the tour of Australia at the end of the year.(REUTERS)
The Indian team management has reportedly asked for bouncy wickets for the West Indies series as they look to prepare for the tour of Australia at the end of the year.(REUTERS)

Flying in BCCI curators to Rajkot humiliating for local groundstaff: Niranjan Shah

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Baidurjo Bhose
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Shah feels moves like these lead to mishaps similar to the India-Australia match at Pune in 2017 when the ICC rated the wicket ‘poor’.
People having alcohol outside a liquor shop, near Kanhai Village sector 44, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
People having alcohol outside a liquor shop, near Kanhai Village sector 44, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Drinking in open rampant at Gurugram vends

Gurugram, Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar, Nikhil M Babu & Pavneet Singh Chadha
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Sociologists blame pop culture, such as music videos, which promote drinking in open spaces, portraying it as a sign of masculinity among the men
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