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Priyanka Chopra posted a new video to warn against coronavirus.

Priyanka Chopra makes strong pitch for ‘namaste’ amid coronavirus spread. Watch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra has posted a special video making a strong case for people to greet each other with a ‘namaste’ as coronavirus deaths soar.
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Hagley Oval pitch(BCCI Twitter)
Hagley Oval pitch(BCCI Twitter)

India vs New Zealand: ‘Spot the pitch’ - BCCI posts first look of ‘green’ Christchurch pitch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 10:42 AM IST
Speaking with reporters ahead of the match, India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane spoke about the conditions and said that they were expecting similar conditions at the Hagley Oval.
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India's captain Virat Kohli(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli(AP)

India vs Australia: Rajkot weather today, pitch report, importance of toss

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:52 PM IST
IND vs AUS: One day before the match, the 22-yard strip was given a proper roll and it also baked under the hot sun. Rajkot has always been a batting paradise and hence, the bowlers have to be at their best to minimise the damage.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli, second from right, inspects the pitch after the rain(AP)
Indian captain Virat Kohli, second from right, inspects the pitch after the rain(AP)

‘Indian jugaad’: Steam irons, hairdryers used to dry pitch in Guwahati, social media has field day

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 08:54 AM IST
The showers lasted less than an hour, but only the bowlers’ run-ups and the square were protected by the covers and hence, the rest of the outfield had borne the brunt of the rain.
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Eden Garden stadium ahead of the first pink ball day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh(PTI)
Eden Garden stadium ahead of the first pink ball day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh(PTI)

India vs Bangladesh: Timings, dew factor, outfield & pitch: Things to know ahead of Day/Night Test

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 10:58 PM IST
If we take a look at the ball, the seam is more pronounced as compared to the red ball. Also, it is stitched with a black thread as opposed to the white on a red ball.
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Indian cricket team Captain Virat Kohli with teammates Rishabh Pant and R Jadeja during a practice session ahead of their first Test scheduled to start on November 14 against Bangladesh, in Indore, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.(PTI)
Indian cricket team Captain Virat Kohli with teammates Rishabh Pant and R Jadeja during a practice session ahead of their first Test scheduled to start on November 14 against Bangladesh, in Indore, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.(PTI)

India vs Bangladesh: Rampant Virat Kohli, relentless Indian bowlers, ‘sporting’ pitch: Template set for Indore Test

By Manish K Pathak | Hindustan Times, Indore
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 01:23 AM IST
Ahead of the first Test match against Bangladesh, the Indian cricketers led by Virat Kohli hit the nets to set the ball rolling.
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File image of India opener Rohit Sharma inspecting pitch ahead of a match.(AP)
File image of India opener Rohit Sharma inspecting pitch ahead of a match.(AP)

India vs Bangladesh: Indore chief curator reveals nature of pitch ahead of first Test

By Manish K Pathak | Hindustan Times, Indore
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Ind vs Ban: After the triumph against South Africa, coach Ravi Shastri said that the ambition of the side was to take the pitch out of the equation as they believe in their own abilities.
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Indian captain Rohit Sharma inspects the pitch(AP)
Indian captain Rohit Sharma inspects the pitch(AP)

India vs Bangladesh: Ahead of Nagpur T20I, Rohit Sharma speaks about nature of pitch

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 04:43 PM IST
Ind vs Ban: The young Indian attack comprises Deepak Chahar, Washington Sundar, Khaleel Ahmed and Rahul Chahar. The management would be tempted to include Shardul Thakur in place of Khaleel Ahmed.
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File image of Ravi Shastri(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Ravi Shastri(Action Images via Reuters)

India vs South Africa: ‘To hell with the pitch’: Ravi Shastri thunders after India’s emphatic win

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:03 PM IST
A visibly chuffed Ravi Shastri spoke about the changed mindset and how they always wanted to take the pitch out of the equation and build a crop of well-rounded bowlers for all conditions.
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Crowd at Santiago Bernabeu before a La Liga match(Getty Images)
Crowd at Santiago Bernabeu before a La Liga match(Getty Images)

LaLiga’s global pitch strikes all the right chords

By Arnab Sen | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 09:41 AM IST
LaLiga enjoys superiority over other leagues in terms of the talent pool that is available in the clubs and now the league’s ambition is to initiate a compelling global narrative.
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Groundsmen at work in the field at JSCA International Stadium for the third and final India-South Africa cricket test match in Ranchi, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.(PTI)
Groundsmen at work in the field at JSCA International Stadium for the third and final India-South Africa cricket test match in Ranchi, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: ‘Typical Indian pitch’ awaits the visitors at Ranchi for 3rd Test

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 11:46 AM IST
A member of the ground staff described the Ranchi pitch for the India vs South Africa 3rd Test match as “a typical Indian wicket”. Spinners are set to come into play from Day 3 and dictate the outcome of the Test match.
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Some platforms ask for just the concept and some ask for a more detailed script, but all are looking for fresh ideas from viewers.(istock)
Some platforms ask for just the concept and some ask for a more detailed script, but all are looking for fresh ideas from viewers.(istock)

Got a pitch or story to tell? OTT channels are all ears

By Aishwarya Iyer | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 07:55 PM IST
The biggest web streaming platforms are inviting scripts and ideas for contests
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Jasprit Bumrah’s action is made up of many idiosyncratic fragments, each a puzzle to everyone but him.(AFP)
Jasprit Bumrah’s action is made up of many idiosyncratic fragments, each a puzzle to everyone but him.(AFP)

Newsmaker: The quick fix on the pitch

By Aditya Iyer | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 10:21 AM IST
How Jasprit Bumrah’s action came to be and changed the landscape of Indian fast bowling.
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England's captain Joe Root walks off as after England’s win against Ireland(AP)
England's captain Joe Root walks off as after England’s win against Ireland(AP)

England captain Joe Root slams Lord’s pitch, calls it ‘substandard’

By Asian News International | London
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 10:10 AM IST
“I don’t like saying this but the wicket was substandard for a Test match. I thought it wasn’t... not even close to a fair contest between bat and ball throughout the whole game, said England captain Joe Root
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An undated photo provided by an official in an Indian security agency. Indian agencies believe that the person on the left is the new-look Dawood Ibrahim and on the right is Jabir Siddiq.
An undated photo provided by an official in an Indian security agency. Indian agencies believe that the person on the left is the new-look Dawood Ibrahim and on the right is Jabir Siddiq.

India pitches to grill Dawood aide in London, Pak rushes to his defence

By Shishir Gupta and Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi /London
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 08:50 AM IST
According to Jabir’s dossier with Indian security agencies, which has been reviewed by Hindustan Times, he is the only one of Dawood’s associates who is a trustee in the Karachi-based Islam Baba Trust, where Ibrahim, his wife, his son and two sons-in-law are trustees.
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India vs New Zealand, semi-final: Kane Williamson struggled(AP)
India vs New Zealand, semi-final: Kane Williamson struggled(AP)

India vs New Zealand, semi-finals, ICC World Cup 2019: Former cricketers slam ‘slow’ pitch used for India-New Zealand semi-final

By PTI | Manchester
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 11:03 AM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson took 97 balls for his 67 while veteran Ross Taylor was unbeaten on 67 off 85 deliveries.
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File image of Mumbai Indians side(AFP)
File image of Mumbai Indians side(AFP)

IPL Final 2019: Mumbai Indians predicted XI against MS Dhoni’s CSK - Pitch could dictate changes

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Mumbai Indians predicted XI - There is an option of playing Ben Cutting as the Australian was the man of the match back in 2016 when he was the difference between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore
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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressing an election rally in Kerala’s Wayanad on Saturday.(ANI)
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addressing an election rally in Kerala’s Wayanad on Saturday.(ANI)

‘Your future safe in his hands’: Priyanka’s pitch for Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Wayanad, Kerala
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 10:27 PM IST
At Wayanad election rally, Priyanka Gandhdi spoke at length about the her family and cited assassinations of former prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
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A fan (R) of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) cricketer Virat Kohli (L) is pursued by a security official (C).(AFP)
A fan (R) of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) cricketer Virat Kohli (L) is pursued by a security official (C).(AFP)

KXIP vs RCB: Fan invades pitch in Mohali to hug Virat Kohli during IPL 2019 encounter

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 08:53 AM IST
The fan rushed inside the ground and tried to hug Kohli who was in the middle of a great innings while chasing a competitive total of 173/4 posted by KXIP. The fan was later detained by the ground authorities.
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Union minister Smriti Irani is contesting against Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Amethi Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)
Union minister Smriti Irani is contesting against Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Amethi Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)

On Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad nomination, Smriti Irani raises pitch in Amethi

By Manish Chandra Pandey | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Congress president Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad seat in Kerala. In Amethi, Union minister and the BJP nominee Smriti Irani accused Gandhi of betraying the constituency.
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Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and M S Dhoni stretch during a practice session ahead of the 2nd T20 match against Australia, at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and M S Dhoni stretch during a practice session ahead of the 2nd T20 match against Australia, at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019(PTI)

India vs Australia: Chinnaswamy pitch expected to be batting-friendly

By PTI | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 08:33 AM IST
The last T20 International was played here in February 2017 when India beat England by 75 runs after amassing 202 for six.
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi is being presented a sword by DMK president MK Stalin at a public meeting after unveiling a life-size bronze statue of late DMK leader M Karunanidhi in Chennai.(PTI photo)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi is being presented a sword by DMK president MK Stalin at a public meeting after unveiling a life-size bronze statue of late DMK leader M Karunanidhi in Chennai.(PTI photo)

DMK’s Stalin makes pitch for Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate in latest opposition gathering

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 11:47 PM IST
The pitch by DMK chief MK Stalin came at a rally in Chennai as senior opposition leaders gathered for the unveiling of a statue of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi at the party office, Anna Arivalayam.
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India vs Australia Highlights, 2nd Test, Day 1 in Perth(REUTERS)
India vs Australia Highlights, 2nd Test, Day 1 in Perth(REUTERS)

India vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 1 in Perth, Highlights: As It Happened

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 04:16 PM IST

As It Happened: Australia will be pretty happy with the fact that they reached 277/6 at the end of day’s play. There were three half-centurions for Australia - Marcus Harris (70), Travis Head (58) and Aaron Finch (50). As for India, Ishant Sharma and Hanuma Vihari scalped two wickets each while Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav picked one each. (Full scorecard)  

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File image of curators working at the Sydney Cricket Ground.(AFP)
File image of curators working at the Sydney Cricket Ground.(AFP)

India vs Australia: Pitch perfect goal for Aussie curators ahead of high-profile series

By AFP | Sydney
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 08:41 AM IST
The turf on Australia’s ovals can play a critical role in determining the outcome of the highly-anticipated four-Test series between India and Australia.
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MP congress president Kamal Nath along with campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh, among others, releasing party election manifesto" Vachan Patra" at PCC office in Bhopal.(HT Photo)
MP congress president Kamal Nath along with campaign committee chief Jyotiraditya Scindia and former chief minister Digvijaya Singh, among others, releasing party election manifesto" Vachan Patra" at PCC office in Bhopal.(HT Photo)

Gaushalas, push for ‘Made in Madhya Pradesh’ goods on Congress poll manifesto

By Punya Priya Mitra | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 01:37 PM IST
Cow shelters and push for ‘Made in Madhya Pradesh’ goods are among the promises made in the Congress manifesto released on Saturday in Bhopal for the upcoming assembly polls in the state.
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Manoj Tiwary took to Twitter to express his displeasure at the playing conditions during Vijay Hazare 2018.(Getty Images)
Manoj Tiwary took to Twitter to express his displeasure at the playing conditions during Vijay Hazare 2018.(Getty Images)

Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary criticises pitch at Vijay Hazare Trophy

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 08:30 PM IST
Manoj Tiwary criticised the pitch during Bengal’s Vijay Hazare Trophy encounter against Jammu & Kashmir in Chennai on Thursday.
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Ravi Shastri said that the Indian cricket team will not make any excuses during their tour of England.(REUTERS)
Ravi Shastri said that the Indian cricket team will not make any excuses during their tour of England.(REUTERS)

India vs England: Ravi Shastri says Team India not making excuses about pitch and conditions

By Press Trust of India | Chelmsford
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Ravi Shastri denied the reports that Indian cricket team were not happy with pitch and outfield at the Essex county ground ahead of their warm-up match.
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Rohit Sharma with his wife Ritika Sajdeh at Safeco Field, Seattle Mariners’ home ground.(Twitter)
Rohit Sharma with his wife Ritika Sajdeh at Safeco Field, Seattle Mariners’ home ground.(Twitter)

Rohit Sharma throws the ‘first pitch’ at Seattle Mariners game

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 05:55 PM IST
Former US Presidents like George W Bush and Barrack Obama have thrown the ceremonial ‘First Pitch’ on previous occasions
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