CHETAN SHARMA

  • 2014 Lord's win more special than 1986 July 23, 2014

    Winning the second Test of the ongoing series in England, Indian cricket's only second triumph at Lord's, has brought back memories of India's first Test win at the Home of Cricket in 1986 when the visitors beat the Englishmen by five wickets. Ishant Sharma's spell of 7 for 74 on the...
  • No one can replace Sachin, says Chetan Sharma October 22, 2013

    Bhopal: Former India pace bowler Chetan Sharma has said that no one can fit into the big shoes of champion batsman Sachin Tendulkar in Test cricket. Tendulkar's absence would be felt from the Test team as no player has the ability to win a match like him, Sharma told reporters here...
  • Credit for WC hattrick goes to Kapil, Gavaskar: Chetan October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Twentyfive years ago to the day, on October 31, 1987, Indias Chetan Sharma became the first bowler in Word Cup history to take a hattrick. The setting was Nagpur during the 1987 Reliance World Cup, in a league match against New Zealand, and Sharma bowled Ken Rutherford, Ian...
  • Dhoni to be blamed for India's ouster: Chetan Sharma October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India pacer Chetan Sharma on Wednesday held captain Mahender Singh Dhoni's selection policy responsible for the team's ouster from the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. "I think the entire team should not be blamed for the exit. Only Dhoni is to be blamed. He should accept...