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
PM Modi envisioned growth of sports in country: Anurag Thakur
Union sports minister Anurag Thakur was speaking on the occasion of official opening of Khelo India University Games-2022 being held in Uttar Pradesh
Updated on May 25, 2023 09:54 PM IST
Creditable display from LSG despite injuries, glaring omissions
Injury to KL Rahul, absence of Mark Wood, poor form of Deepak Hooda and not playing Quinton de Kock at crucial junctures hurt LSG
Updated on May 25, 2023 08:10 PM IST
KIUG: Shooter Manu Bhaker looks forward to a “confidence boost”
The pistol star is happy to prove her supremacy in the Khelo India University Games being held in Uttar Pradesh.
Published on May 24, 2023 10:25 PM IST
WFI chief Brij Bhushan to showcase political muscle at Ayodhya rally
The rally is reportedly the first political activity of Singh, who has been staying away from political programmes since the Delhi Police registered two FIRs against him earlier this month
Updated on May 23, 2023 11:49 PM IST
207 varsities, 21 events, 12 days—Khelo India Univ Games begin today
This edition will also be marking the debut of water sports as Taal lake in Ramgarh, Gorakhpur will play host to a rowing contest
Updated on May 23, 2023 01:20 AM IST
IPL 2023: Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi help LSG seal victory against MI
MI needed 11 off the last over but Mohsin delivered the over the hosts wanted
Published on May 17, 2023 12:12 AM IST
Wrestlers form two committees to decide their future
The protesting wrestlers have formed 31-member and nine-member panels to plan their course of action
Published on May 05, 2023 11:04 PM IST
ByShantanu Srivastava, Sharad Deep, New Delhi
IPL 2023: Ayush Badoni shines with sizzling fifty before rain halts LSG-CSK tie
IPL 2023: The batter attacked the bowling late to give the hosts some total before rain forced the IPL game to be abandoned in Lucknow.
Published on May 03, 2023 09:10 PM IST
LSG bosses hold meeting with players, officials after Kohli-Gambhir scuffle
“The LSG bosses did hold a meeting of the players and officials at the ground after the match," said an LSG official.
Published on May 02, 2023 04:28 PM IST
RCB trip up LSG on sluggish Lucknow pitch in IPL 2023
In a low-scoring tie, RCB defended 126 with injury to skipper KL Rahul adding to Lucknow's defeat.
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:29 AM IST
Politics to akhada: How Brij Bhushan ruled with iron fist
The senior BJP leader is facing the toughest challenge of his career from an arena far removed from the murky world of Uttar Pradesh politics.
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 04:15 AM IST
Rahul knock in vain as Punjab pull off close victory
The LSG skipper hit his first fifty of the IPL season, but PBKS chased down the target despite the early loss of wickets and the absence of skipper Dhawan.
Published on Apr 16, 2023 12:07 AM IST
IPL 2023: Aggression the buzzword for LSG
Three wins in four matches underline how LSG’s new approach is proving to be effective
Published on Apr 14, 2023 08:17 PM IST
RP Singh appointed Hockey India selection committee chairman
After switching to hockey in 1981, Singh won gold at sub-junior hockey nationals in 1982, also in Kolkata
Published on Apr 13, 2023 08:03 PM IST
LSG all set to bring de Kock into the mix
The South African scored over 500 runs for Lucknow last season and the team will hope for a repeat performance
Published on Apr 13, 2023 07:13 PM IST
Ayush Badoni keeps making an impact for Lucknow Super Giants
The Delhi batter had a decent run in the team’s debut season in 2022 and has taken on the Impact Player role with relish in this edition.
Published on Apr 12, 2023 09:04 PM IST
Wrestlers demand sports ministry release sexual harassment probe report
The inquiry report on sexual harassment allegations against wrestling federation president Brij Bhushah Sharan Singh and others was submitted last week
Published on Apr 11, 2023 12:04 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, Sharad Deep, New Delhi, Lucknow
Action tweak spurs Krunal Pandya the bowler in LSG home high
The older Pandya brother took three wickets and hit a crucial 34 in the five-wicket win over Sunrisers on Friday, helping LSG drive home the home advantage
Published on Apr 08, 2023 05:09 PM IST
IPL 2023: Krunal Pandya, Amit Mishra help LSG crush SRH
Pandya took three wickets and then followed it up by scoring 34 to guide his team to an easy win
Published on Apr 07, 2023 11:18 PM IST
Rahul, de Kock, Mayers: A problem of plenty for LSG
The Barbadian has been in great form but Lucknow will want to get QdK back into the playing XI right away.
Published on Apr 06, 2023 10:25 PM IST
IPL: Mark Wood striking a blow for the fast men, third time on
Having bowled the best spell by and England fast bowler with 5/14 against DC, the LSG spearhead is ready after being left disappointed in 2018 and 2022.
Published on Apr 06, 2023 12:13 AM IST
KL Rahul yet to get going as Quinton de Kock lands
LSG skipper was the second highest IPL run-getter last season on the team’s debut season, but is looking to get going after failing in the first two games
Published on Apr 04, 2023 09:42 PM IST
Wood five-for, Mayers 73 floors DC
The England fast bowler took 5/14 after the Barbados all-rounder's 38-ball knock with 7 sixes to hand Lucknow Super Giants a 50-run win over Delhi Capitals.
Published on Apr 02, 2023 12:19 AM IST
Pooran to keep as LSG want Rahul 'close to bowlers'
LSG want their skipper to play a different role as they have plenty of keeping options
Published on Mar 31, 2023 08:47 PM IST
KL Rahul will let his bat do the talking: Flower
The LSG skipper was in superb form last season and his team will expect him to do the same this season too.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 10:15 PM IST
Afghanistan’s Naveen-Ul-Haq set for IPL debut with LSG
Lucknow Super Giants’ biggest worry ahead of the new Indian Premier League season starting Friday is their star pacer Mohsin Khan’s slow recovery from shoulder injury
Published on Mar 29, 2023 11:03 PM IST
Enjoy challenge of bowling to SKY: Ravi Bishnoi
Rajasthan’s bowler is looking forward for a good season in the IPL as he wants to excel to be in the discussion for a place in Team India for the upcoming World Cup in India
Published on Mar 29, 2023 10:58 PM IST
Lucknow Super Giants spinner Ravi Bishnoi hopes IPL adds to his growth story
The 22-year-old, bought by Lucknow Super Giants for ₹4 crore, is expected to play in Saturday’s first game against Delhi Capitals. A strong IPL showing can be a big career boost
Published on Mar 28, 2023 09:12 PM IST
Jonty Rhodes backs Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul to shine in IPL 2023
The India batter led 2022 IPL debutants Lucknow Super Giants into the playoffs but has faced scrutiny over his poor run of scores for India coming into the T20 league starting on Friday
Published on Mar 27, 2023 09:13 PM IST
Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy wins Lucknow ITF for an Indian double
The 33-year-old beat young Ukrainian Eric Vanshelboim of Ukraine in the final for back-to-back victories, after winning in the Delhi leg last week
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:31 PM IST