Sharad Deep

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

Union minister for sports, youth affairs, information and broadcasting Anurag Thakur. (HT file photo)
Updated on May 25, 2023 09:54 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Mohsin Khan, Naveen-ul-Haq and Krunal Pandya during the IPL 2023 Eliminator cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai.(PTI)
Updated on May 25, 2023 08:10 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Manu Bhaker of India shows her Gold medal after competing at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires(Getty Images)
Published on May 24, 2023 10:25 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Brij Bhushan has reportedly planned a Jan Chetna Maha Rally at Ram Katha Park in Ayodhya on June 5. (File Photo)
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

A hoarding announcing the opening ceremony of ‘Khelo India’ to be held in Lucknow on Thursday. (Sourced)
Updated on May 23, 2023 01:20 AM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Lucknow Super Giants batters Marcus Stoinis and Krunal Pandya run between the wickets(PTI)
Published on May 17, 2023 12:12 AM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Mallik addresses the press conference in the ongoing protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, at Jantar Mantar.(Sanjay Sharma)
Published on May 05, 2023 11:04 PM IST

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.

Ayush Badoni knocks one out of the park(PTI)
Published on May 03, 2023 09:10 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Virat Kohli (left) and Gautam Gambhir (right) exhanging words in Lucknow after the RCB-LSG IPL game on Monday night.(IPL)
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.

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants players greet each other at the end of their IPL 2023 cricket match(PTI)
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:29 AM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

For decades, Singh, 66, has used a mix of faith, crime and political clout to browbeat opponents and control a region notorious for its baahubalis(Sanjay Sharma)
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.

Lucknow: Punjab Kings batters Shahrukh Khan and Kagiso Rabada greet Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul after winning their IPL 2023 cricket match against Lucknow Super Giants, in Lucknow, Saturday, April 15, 2023. Punjab won by 2 wickets. (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore)(PTI04_15_2023_000365A)(PTI)
Published on Apr 16, 2023 12:07 AM IST
By, Lucknow

IPL 2023: Aggression the buzzword for LSG

Three wins in four matches underline how LSG’s new approach is proving to be effective

Lucknow Super Giants' Nicholas Pooran, right, and Ayush Badoni run between the wickets to score during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants in Bengaluru, India, Monday, April 10, 2023. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)(AP)
Published on Apr 14, 2023 08:17 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

RP Singh replaced Harbinder Singh as chairman.
Published on Apr 13, 2023 08:03 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Quinton de Kock and Romario Shepherd during a practice session ahead of the IPL 2023 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants.(PTI)
Published on Apr 13, 2023 07:13 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Ayush Badoni of Lucknow Super Giants bats during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants in Lucknow, India, Saturday, April 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Surjeet Yadav)(AP)
Published on Apr 12, 2023 09:04 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (in red) and Vinesh Phogat (top R) take part along with others wrestlers in an ongoing protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), in New Delhi on January 19, 2023.(AFP)
Published on Apr 11, 2023 12:04 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, , 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

Krunal Pandya of Lucknow Super Giants bowls a delivery during the Indian Premier League (AP)
Published on Apr 08, 2023 05:09 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

LSG bowler Krunal Pandya celebrates with teammates(PTI)
Published on Apr 07, 2023 11:18 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Lucknow Super Giants batter Kyle Mayers celebrates with teammate KL Rahul after scoring a half-century (PTI)
Published on Apr 06, 2023 10:25 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Mark Wood(PTI)
Published on Apr 06, 2023 12:13 AM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul(PTI)
Published on Apr 04, 2023 09:42 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

Mark Wood(IPL)
Published on Apr 02, 2023 12:19 AM IST
By, Lucknow

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

West Indies wicketkeeper-batter Nicholas Pooran was roped in by Lucknow Super Giants for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>16 crore.(AFP)
Published on Mar 31, 2023 08:47 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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.

KL Rahul(IPL)
Published on Mar 30, 2023 10:15 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Young right-arm pacer is raring to go in his first season in IPL with the Lucknow Super Giants. (Twitter)
Published on Mar 29, 2023 11:03 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Ravi Bishnoi during a training of the Lucknow Super Giants in Lucknow (Sourced)
Published on Mar 29, 2023 10:58 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Ravi Bishnoi in action for the India U-19 team(TWITTER)
Published on Mar 28, 2023 09:12 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Lucknow Super Giants fielding coach Jonty Rhodes during a training session at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 27, 2023 09:13 PM IST
By, Lucknow

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

Evgeny Donskoy (Russia) defeats Eric Vanshelboim (UKR) in the ITF World Tennis Tour Tournament final at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India on Sunday, March 26, 2023.(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times))
Published on Mar 26, 2023 06:31 PM IST
By, Lucknow
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