Jasvinder Sidhu, with the Delhi sports team, has been a journalist for 20 years and writes on cricket.
Articles by Jasvinder Sidhu
Now, Tendulkar docu-feature coming to a theatre near you
Updated on Apr 07, 2017 05:59 PM IST
Anurag Thakur tenders apology to Supreme Court in relation to perjury charges
Anurag Thakur has presented his case with a timeline and the mail exchanged with the ICC that led to a situation in which the court issued him a notice of perjury.
Published on Feb 14, 2017 11:45 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar’s ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ to hit the theatres on May 26
Sachin Tendulkar’s ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ is a docu-feature on the life of the cricket legend. According to sources, Tendulkar initially wasn’t keen when the project was floated by 200Notout Carnival Pictures Limited, about 18 months before his retirement.
Updated on Feb 13, 2017 09:20 PM IST
Fixing fears: ICC looks to use data extraction tech to tap players’ mobiles
If the International Cricket Committee’s (ICC’s) legal team gives the nod, the data in the players’ phones can be accessed by the anti-corruption officials to check match fixing.
Published on Feb 11, 2017 08:49 PM IST
Virat Kohli’s curious Twitter life: 14 million followers but following only 44
Virat Kohli has achieved plenty of records during his time as an India cricketer, but his Twitter profile is a curious study in which he has close to 14 million followers but he follows less than 50 individuals.
Updated on Feb 08, 2017 07:50 PM IST
Deloitte report shows Goa cricket body paid members to watch IPL matches
The Deloitte report, commissioned by the BCCI to assess the accounting practices of its state units, show Goa and Hyderabad associations, besides others, in a poor light.
Published on Feb 07, 2017 09:12 PM IST
Damaging Deloitte report likely to hurt BCCI more
The BCCI-appointed audit firm Deloitte has found widespread financial irregularities in the accounts of many state units, the amicus curiae has told the Supreme Court
Updated on Jan 31, 2017 12:12 AM IST
India cricket at crossroads: Attorney General on why Lodha panel brutal on BCCI
The presence of Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi marked the central government’s involvement for the first time in the Supreme Court hearing on the implementation of Lodha panel reforms on a defiant BCCI
Updated on Jan 21, 2017 12:55 PM IST
BCCI vs Lodha: Supreme Court sees red over Kerala unit lawyer’s ‘bloody’ comment
Emotions ran high during Supreme Court’s hearing on roping in new administrators for BCCI, as a Kerala Cricket Association lawyer’s use of foul language was rebuked by the judges
Updated on Jan 20, 2017 09:59 PM IST
Justice Lodha says no complaint against Ajay Shirke over England series
Justice Lodha has stated that he did not receive any formal complaint against ousted BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke after reports emerged that he had tried to scuttle the limited-overs series between India and England
Updated on Jan 12, 2017 07:51 PM IST
S Sreesanth aims to revive career with stint in Scottish league cricket
S Sreesanth is seeking permission from the Board of Control for Cricket in India, which had banned him for life for his alleged involvement in the 2013 Indian Premier League match-fixing scandal
Updated on Jan 11, 2017 06:31 PM IST
Will India cricket team singing national anthem, flying tri-colour bring BCCI under RTI?
Does Indian players singing the national anthem or playing under the national flag make the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) a public body that can be brought under the RTI Act? A top law firm hired by the Law Commission of India is seeking answers to these questions.
Published on Jan 10, 2017 12:44 PM IST
Hindi commentary gives an Indian touch to Cricket Australia’s Big Bash League
Indian stars like Virat Kohli are yet to enter Australia’s Big Bash League but thanks to Hindi, Cricket Australia (CA) is successfully attracting thousands of Indians living Down Under to their T20 league.
Published on Jan 09, 2017 04:00 PM IST
Inspiring tales of India’s Olympians coming at a telly near you
DD Sports is gearing up to offer new programmes, including films on the country’s Olympians.
Updated on Jan 06, 2017 08:45 PM IST
Anurag Thakur, Lalit Modi, Sharad Pawar dumped me, that’s my story: Aditya Verma
Aditya Verma, the petitioner in IPL fixing case, is known for taking on the powerful BCCI officials and bringing them down.
Updated on Jan 06, 2017 11:05 AM IST
How BCCI spent 100 crore on legal bills and still went bust at Supreme Court
According to a source, the BCCI’s legal bill to fight the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal adds up to more than ₹100 crore. According to an estimate, the Board paid more than ₹9 lakh per day towards its legal bill while fighting the case at different levels.
Updated on Jan 04, 2017 03:47 PM IST
In 7 minutes flat, Supreme Court delivered killer punch on Anurag Thakur, Shirke
Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke, who refused to obey the apex court’s earlier orders and wasted opportunities to put forth a valid argument, “ceased to operate” as BCCI president and secretary after a Supreme Court ruling on Monday.
Updated on Jan 03, 2017 12:37 AM IST
Indian cricket bosses at crossroads, BCCI faces D-Day in Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will give its final order on the Justice RM Lodha Committee’s recommendations for reforms in the BCCI; it could even ask the board’s top office-bearers to step down and appoint an independent observer to oversee changes.
Updated on Jan 02, 2017 10:08 AM IST
Here’s why Kohli and Team India won’t get bonus from BCCI despite big win over Eng
India have won five consecutive Test series under skipper Virat Kohli. On Tuesday, the team registered its biggest win over England, but the legal battle in the Supreme Court has ensured the team will not get a special bonus for the achievement.
Updated on Dec 22, 2016 01:43 AM IST
BCCI boss Anurag Thakur slammed: A blow-by-blow account from Supreme Court
At the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur ripped apart BJP MP and BCCI president Anurag Thakur’s every defence on the matter regarding his request for a ‘letter’ from ICC chairman Shashank Manohar, lambasting the Board president for 10 minutes.
Updated on Dec 16, 2016 10:17 AM IST
MCC says trim fat bats, Indian companies cheer
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the guardians of the gentleman’s game, has recommended that using fat bats is not quite cricket. Indian bat manufacturers hare happy.
Published on Dec 12, 2016 10:45 AM IST
Indian manufacturers welcome MCC move to trim fat bats
Indian bat-makers have welcomed the MCC World Cricket Committee’s recommendation to limit the size of the bat to ensure balance between bat and ball. If the decision is ratified next year, it will make it easier for manufacturers.
Published on Dec 07, 2016 11:54 PM IST
Law Commission exploring ways to bring BCCI under RTI act
The Law Commission of India is studying ways to legalise betting in the country and is trying to bring the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the Right to Information (RTI) act.
Published on Dec 06, 2016 05:51 PM IST
Govt seeks to make sports compulsory in schools, promotion only if students pass
The move is aimed at instilling a sporting culture among youngsters of the country, where sports is largely seen as a past time rather than a career option.
Updated on Dec 01, 2016 01:26 AM IST
Hindsutan Times | ByJasvinder Sidhu, New Delhi
India vs England: BCCI ‘shadow umpire’ to learn DRS use
The Board of Control for Cricket in India, long opposed to the use of DRS, have got their officials cleared by the ICC to sit with the TV umpire during the ongoing series against England to get a feel of how the technology is used to review decisions.
Published on Nov 28, 2016 10:55 AM IST
Demonetisation hits India, England players hard
Ahead of the third Test in Mohali, BCCI officials on Thursday were busy arranging for cash cards for the teams.
Published on Nov 24, 2016 08:51 PM IST
Leaving the calling card in India’s shadowy world of cricket fixing
For alleged cricket bookies like Tinku Mandi, Jupiter, Jeetu Tharad, Chotu Jalandhar and Chota Nagpur, their ‘operating name’ is virtually their address.
Updated on Nov 24, 2016 06:58 PM IST
Rio 2016: India picked radiologist as chief medical officer, says government
While an injured Vinesh Phogat’s suffering left even her opponent distraught, the Chief Medical Officer of the Indian contingent, Pawandeep Singh, did not come forward to attend her despite being present in the arena.
Updated on Nov 22, 2016 10:13 PM IST
Alastair Cook the stuntman? Find out where the England skipper takes more risks
Car stunts legend Terry Grant, who will perform during the JK Tyre National Racing Championships season finale at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida on Sunday, has millions of fans including England cricket team skipper Alastair Cook.
Updated on Nov 19, 2016 07:35 PM IST
Sports fraud bill stays in cold storage as govt dithers
The bill contains provision for imprisonment of those indulging in any sporting fraud, directly or indirectly, for up to 5-6 years. Private companies are liable too.
Published on Nov 17, 2016 12:41 AM IST