Feroze Shah Kotla

  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Sehwag's poor show continues but Delhi defeat J&K by 38 runs February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's decision to continue batting at No 3 didn't make much of a difference to his poor form but defending champions Delhi did enough to beat Jammu and Kashmir by 38 runs in the opening fixture of the north zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Delhi scored...
  • Gautam Gambhir reported for threatening DDCA curator with bat: report February 25, 2014

    Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir, who captains his state side Delhi, allegedly threatened former India player and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) pitch curator Venkat Sundaram after the two were involved in a war of words - DNA has reported. The report in the news daily said that Sundaram has...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi host Karnataka in must-win tie at Kotla December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi face table toppers Karnataka at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday with a slim chance of making the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals. Delhi lie fifth in Group A with 19 points from seven games behind Punjab (23 points), Mumbai (23), Gujarat (26) and Karnataka (32), who have already qualified...
  • Delhi to play final Ranji Trophy league tie at Feroz Shah Kotla December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi will play their final league match of the Ranji Trophy against table toppers Karnataka Dec 30 at the Feroz Shah Kotla and not Roshanara Ground, Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice-president Chetan Chauhan confirmed on Thursday. Delhi have played all their home games at Roshanara despite having...
  • Mumbai Indians hold an edge in CLT20 final: Rohit Sharma October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Sunday indicated his team will hold an edge in the final of the Champions League Twenty20 against Rajasthan Royals considering they "know the conditions better" at the Feroz Shah Kotla. MI advanced to the title clash, slated to be held on Sunday, after...
  • Vijay Dahiya sacked as Sanjeev Sharma appointed Delhi chief coach September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The DDCA on Friday decided to sack Vijay Dahiya from the post of chief coach of the senior state side and promoted his understudy former India medium pacer Sanjeev Sharma in that position. The All Powerful Sports Committee of the DDCA on Friday met at the Feroze Shah Kotla...
  • Bangalore eye a big win against hapless Delhi May 9, 2013

    Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to put one foot in the IPL play-offs with a win when take on the lowly Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Friday. Bangalore have won seven of their 12 encounters so far and a win against Delhi will do them...
  • Punjab seamers set up five-wicket win over Delhi April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Normal service was restored for Delhi Daredevils who followed up an excellent run-chase two nights ago with another sloppy batting performance that formed the basis of their seventh defeat in eight matches. Given first use of a sluggish Feroz Shah Kotla surface on Tuesday evening, the hosts made...
  • It was just one bad game, says Rohit Sharma April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians' Rohit Sharma is confident of the team staging a comeback after "one bad game" against Delhi Daredevils who thrashed them by nine wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla here. "We cannot get disheartened because it is just one bad game and we will look forward to...
  • Delhi never stopped believing in themselves: Simons April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simons heaved a sigh of relief as Virender Sehwag struck a match-winning unbeaten 95 to guide his team to a nine-wicket win over Mumbai Indians to break the six-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla here Sunday. "More...
  • Can Viru and Viv change Delhi Daredevils' fortunes? April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Six consecutive defeats into their IPL 6 campaign, the Delhi Daredevils franchise announced that they had signed on legendary West Indies batsman Sir Vivian Richards in the capacity of team ambassador. As per the official terminology, Richards would have an "advisory role" with Delhi. The news did not...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians, Game 28, IPL 6 April 21, 2013

    Live updates from Game 28 of IPL 6 between Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. With their confidence severely dented after suffering six consecutive defeats, basement dwellers Delhi take on the star-studded Mumbai Indians side in game 28 of IPL 6 at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Sunday....
  • Amit Mishra escapes from getting dubious distinction April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In the pulsating closing moments of their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils seriously thought Amit Mishra should have been given out for obstructing the field while taking a run on Friday. Mishra, who was adjudged man of the match for his one for 15...
  • David Warner's run-out changed the game: Dravid April 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday said David Warner's run-out swung the tide of the match in their favour. Rajasthan narrowly edged past the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League match beating them by five runs at the Feroz Shah Kotla. "The match changed with Warner's run...
  • IPL 6, Game 4, DD v RR: as it happened April 6, 2013

    After losing their season opener to Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils would like to change the tide on their home turf on Saturday. Virender Sehwag will again not feature in this match on account of a back spasm. Delhi is already a depleted side and Sehwag's absence makes it even...
  • Injured Sehwag to miss Rajasthan Royals tie April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils opener David Warner has confirmed that Virender Sehwag will also sit out on Saturday's Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals as he is yet to fully recover from back spasm. "He (Sehwag) is not playing tomorrow as he has not fully recovered. He is a lot...
  • I haven't struggled against spin, says Warner April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Claiming that he had never faced problems negotiating Indian spinner in the recent Test series, big-hitting Australia opener David Warner said if the opponents have all tweakers in their attack, the wickets will go to them only. "I don't think I struggle against spin at all. I think, the...
  • In pics: The IPL 6 venues March 30, 2013

    The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium hosts match for the local team, Delhi Daredevils. (Getty Images)The Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium in Mohali is the home ground for the Adam Gilchrist-led Kings XI Punjab. (Getty Images)The MA Chidambaram Stadium is the home ground for two-time IPL winners (2010 and 2011) Chennai Super Kings. (Getty Images)
  • Michael Clarke confident of being fit for Ashes March 24, 2013

    Sydney: Australian Test captain Michael Clarke said on Sunday it was unlikely his back and hamstring issues would keep him out of the Ashes tour to England later this year. Clarke returned home early from Australia's series in India after being ruled out of the fourth and final Test in...
  • Sledging war between India and Australia at Kotla March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Sparks flew thick and fast between Ravindra Jadeja and David Warner as the two players found themselves involved in an ugly spat during the second day's play of the fourth and final Test at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Saturday. It all started when Aussie pacer James Pattinson...
  • Ojha becomes third fastest Indian to 100 Test wickets March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Saturday became the third fastest Indian bowler to reach the milestone of 100 wickets in Test cricket. Ojha's 100th wicket was Australian tailender James Pattinson, who edged to first slip, and that put him behind two other Indian spinners, Erapalli Prasanna and Anil...
  • It's a dream come true to lead Australia in Tests: Watson March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Two weeks after he angrily stormed out of the team, Shane Watson finally achieved his dream of becoming Australia's Test captain as he stepped out to lead the team in place of injured skipper Michael Clarke in the fourth Test against India here on Friday. Watson, who became...
  • 4th Test, day 1: Lower order drags spin-weary Australia to 231 for 8 March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Australia's trial by spin continued into the first day of the fourth Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla, where they lost six wickets to slow bowling on an already cracking surface to finish on 231 for 8. Nine-five of those runs came through stubborn resistance from the eighth...
  • 4th Test: History beckons India at Feroz Shah Kotla March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: If it were an ODI, India would have stuffed their eleven with untested players. But it's not. It's a Test match, and more than that, it's an opportunity to whitewash Australia 4-0, which India have never done before. In short, history beckons India here at the Feroz Shah...
  • We hope Clarke gets fit for fourth Test: Cowan March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Australia's Test opener Ed Cowan on Wednesday backed Shane Watson to lead the team in the fourth and the final match against India if skipper Michael Clarke is unfit. An out-of-form Watson has been in the centre of controversy after he was sidelined from the third Test in...
  • Kotla will do its bit to help India sweep the Aussies 4-0 March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: With the Australians crumbling under pressure both on and off the field during their tour of India, at 3-0, the Feroz Shah Kotla track will provide MS Dhoni the most opportune setting to send Michael Clarke & Co back whitewashed. Year 2009 was unforgettable for Delhi's only Test venue,...
  • Dhoni credits fileding for Kotla win January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday hailed his bowling and fielding department for notching up the face-saving 10-run win against Pakistan in the low-scoring third and final ODI of the series here. Coming into the match with the three-match series already out of their grasp after losing...
  • Broken India look to save face in dead rubber January 5, 2013

    One thing is abundantly clear – India no longer boast any home advantage. Having lost the Test series to England, drawn two short Twenty20 series and then surrendering this ODI series to Pakistan, the hosts are now staring at a total blackout ahead of the final match in Delhi on...
  • Awana, Suyal aim for an outright win for Delhi November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Parvinder Awana and Pawal Suyal took seven wickets between them to bowl out Tamil Nadu for 226 and help Delhi take an upper hand by enforcing follow-on, but the two Delhi pacers want to keep the visitors under the pump and press for an outright win on day...