Charu Sharma

  • Indian kabaddi takes a big leap with first professional league 16-03-2014 10:52 AM

    Mumbai: India's first professional kabaddi league, in which some well-known entrepreneurs have evinced interest as team owners, was on Friday launched with much fanfare at NSCI Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Worli. The league, Pro Kabaddi, is a joint initiative of industrialist Anand Mahindra and sports commentator Charu Sharma through...
  • Not quitting RC, will fufill 3-yr contract: Dravid 26-05-2008 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI may have dropped his name from the list of former cricketers who will get one-time benefit payment but a defiant Kirti Azad on Wednesday said that he will not stop from raising his voice against the Indian Premier League and the board. According to sources, the...
  • I have faith in Dravid and co: Vijay Mallya 16-05-2008 11:30 PM

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Kings XI Punjab' win against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in IPL 5 on Saturday. ...
  • Biggest mistake was to abstain from selection, says Mallya 13-05-2008 02:10 AM

    The last time Delhi Daredevils visited the Wankhede Stadium, they were bowled out for 147 as Mumbai Indians picked up an easy victory. This time around, the Virender Sehwag-led side handed out a seven-wicket defeat to Mumbai Indians, one that took them to top of the IPL 5 table. Mumbai's...
  • Keep cameras off cheerleaders skirts: Mandira 13-05-2008 01:20 AM

    Bangalore: Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has questioned the match officials' decision to report Marlon Samuels for suspect bowling action, saying that the West Indian has not bowled any differently than in the earlier three games which he played in IPL 5. I don't know what different did Marlon bowl...
  • Dravid, Charu Sharma ignored my call: Mallya 12-05-2008 06:08 PM

    Pune: Pune Warriors India offspinner Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspect bowling action by the on-field and TV umpires after their match against Chennai Super Kings, here on Saturday. According to a media release issued by Indian Premier League (IPL), on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Bruce Oxenford along...
  • Mallya takes potshots at Dravid for IPL debacle 12-05-2008 10:46 AM

    Port of Spain: Australia coach Mickey Arthur said his team may employ two specialist spinners for the second Test against the West Indies, which starts at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. Nathan Lyon, who played in the first Test victory in Barbados, could be partnered by left-arm spinner Michael...
  • Bangalore Royal Challengers CEO Charu Sharma sacked 06-05-2008 10:42 PM

    Profiling the fourth of nine IPL franchises ahead of the competition's fifth season, we take a look at Mumbai Indians who, though arguably the most balanced side, have often fell victim to their own big-stage nerves. Having won the Champions League Twenty20 last year, they could come out a stronger...