Sandeep Sharma

  • Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League Twenty20 July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December. Sandeep grabbed the limelight this year by taking 18 wickets...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 27, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wicket-taking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 29, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...
  • Quarter-final clash has entered a crucial stage: Rasool January 9, 2014

    Vadodara: J&K team skipper Parvez Rasool feels their quarter-final against Punjab has reached a crucial stage and the third day on Friday will play an important role on the outcome of the match. Talking to media persons at the end of the second day's play here, Rasool said: "I'm happy with...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Punjab beat Haryana; Gujarat take 1st innings lead November 30, 2013

    Rohtak: Punjab produced a fine bowling effort before their batsmen just about held their nerve to carve out a three-wicket win against Haryana on the third day of their low-scoring Group A match of the Ranji Trophy on Saturday. Overnight 117 for 5, Haryana were bowled out for 155 on Saturday,...
  • KXIP batsmen set up narrow victory over Delhi Daredevils May 16, 2013

    Dharamsala: On a dark day that seriously threatened the IPL's credibility, Kings XI Punjab maintained their focus of trying to make it to the play-offs with a seven-run win over Delhi Daredevils at their second home of Dharamsala. Delhi picked five bowlers and opted to field but the desired impact...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Game 59, IPL 6 May 11, 2013

    Live updates from game 59 of IPL 6 between Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad played at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. Kings XI Punjab innings: End of over 20 - KXIP 120 for 9: Very sloppy end to the innings. Harmeet Singh is run out by Ishant Sharma off the first...
  • Nayar, Sandeep hurt by selectors' snub January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Mumbai allrounder Abhishek Nayar and Punjab fast bowler Sandeep Sharma, two of the best performers in the recently concluded Ranji Trophy season, have been left surprised and hurt by their absence from the Rest of India, India A and Board President's XI squads named on Tuesday by...
  • Ranji Trophy SFs: Run feast awaits Punjab, Saurashtra at Rajkot January 15, 2013

    On paper, the first semi-final of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season looks like the battle of equals with Group A’s top two teams, Punjab and Saurashtra, all set for a face-off at Rajkot from January 16. But with 32 points from eight games and four outright wins, Punjab dominated the...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: How Punjab made the QFs January 4, 2013

    Punjab turned out to be the dark horse of Group A and finished at the top of the table with 32 points. Before the tournament kicked off, nothing much was expected from the inexperienced team but youngsters like Jiwanjot Singh (785 runs at 65.41) and Sandeep Sharma (41 wickets at...
  • Prasad, Sandeep win bronze at the Youth World Boxing Championship December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Lalitha Prasad (49kg) and Sandeep Sharma (75kg) had to settle for bronze medals after losing their respective semifinal bouts at the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Armenia on Thursday. While Prasad was outdone by Bin LV of China, Sandeep went down to Magomed Madyiev of Russia in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 5: Of comebacks and hallowed company December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The fifth round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season continued the excitement of the previous phase, with five outright wins in 12 matches to go with two exciting draws. Punjab claimed their fourth outright win in five matches to surge to 29 points, Uttar Pradesh hit back from...
  • Ranji Trophy: Sandeep leads Punjab's dominance December 5, 2012

    A young and vibrant Punjab team is on a roll this Ranji Trophy season. On Tuesday, they routed defending champions Rajasthan by nine wickets for their fourth outright victory in five matches. Jiwanjot Singh - who cracked his third century since in his debut season - and Sandeep Sharma –...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 5, Day 4: Jiwanjot ton seals fourth win for Punjab December 4, 2012

    Mohali: At the PCA Stadium on Tuesday, opener Jiwanjot Singh's third century in five matches continued Punjab's relentless march in the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season. The home team needed just 55 runs to achieve a target of 204 on Tuesday and Jiwanjot made 30 of those to finish unbeaten on...
  • Ranji, Group A, Round 4: Punjab, Railways dominate day one November 24, 2012

    Punjab's medium-pacer Sandeep Sharma grabbed a seven-wicket haul to skittle Saurashtra out for 90 in the first innings on day one of their Group A match at Mohali. Punjab surpassed Saurashtra's total and were 125 for 5 at stumps. Saurashtra were 73 for 1 at one stage and were looking set...
  • Interview: 'I'm elated,' says U-19 star Sandeep August 29, 2012

    Though Unmukt Chand walked away with the kudos by cracking a fine hundred in the ICC Under-19 World Cup final against Australia, Sandeep Sharma's contribution to India's thumping triumphant was no less significant. He prised out both the Australian openers in his first and third over to dismantle their top...