Rahul Sharma

  • We are expecting a lot of business to move into India: ASSOCHAM President Yesterday

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to ASSOCHAM President Rahul Sharma. Sharma said, "we have been expecting a lot of business to move into India, 180 to 200 billion dollar investment from Japan. Made in India is Modi's focus, and...
  • Anil Kumble, Narendra Hirwani's tips helped me, says Rahul Sharma September 21, 2013

    Bangalore: Legspinner Rahul Sharma on Saturday attributed his five-wicket haul against the West Indies 'A' in the one-off Twenty20 match to the tips he had received from former captain Anil Kumble and Narendra Hirwani. "I had useful discussions with Hirwani who gave me some important tips on leg-spin. I also talk...
  • Yuvraj, Rahul power India A to T20 win over West Indies A September 21, 2013

    Bangalore: India A cruised to a massive 93-run win over a wayward West Indies A in the one-off T20 game at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. Batting first on winning the toss, the Indians did as they pleased to put up 214 for seven against an ordinary Windies attack that...
  • Pune leaked too many runs in death overs against CSK: Rahul Sharma May 1, 2013

    Pune Warriors India succumbed to another home defeat with a 37-run loss at the hands of Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday and their star legspinner Rahul Sharma reckoned that the home team gave away 20 runs too many on a batting track at Pune. After starting off well with two early...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Pune Warriors, Game 39, IPL 6 April 28, 2013

    Live updates from Game 39 of Indian Premier League season six between Delhi Daredevils and Pune Warriors India being played at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur on Sunday. A lacklustre Delhi will look to change their fortunes when they face an equally out-of-sorts Pune. The match will also...
  • Rahul Sharma elated after Pune Warriors' first win April 12, 2013

    Pune: Pune Warriors' leg-spinner Rahul Sharma was elated after his team won the first match of the season, beating Rajasthan Royals here on Thursday night. "Yes, it feels really great when you win a match. We have a good side and it takes a while to gel, since we have a...
  • Juhu rave party case: Cricketer Parnell questioned April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: South African cricketer Wayne Parnell, out on bail in connection with a 'rave party' case, was on Wednesday questioned for over three hours in a police station in suburban Juhu. Keeping with a Special NDPS Court's order, he arrived at the police station at about 12:30 pm and his...
  • Juhu rave party case: SA cricketer Wayne Parnell surrenders, given bail April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: South African cricket player Wayne Parnell who was a wanted accused in the Juhu 'rave party' case, on Monday surrendered before a local court and was immediately granted bail for Rs 10,000. He had earlier been shown as a wanted accused in the chargesheet of the case. Parnell hadn't...
  • Juhu rave party case: SA cricketer Wayne Parnell surrenders in court April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: South African cricket player Wayne Parnell who was a wanted accused to be a part of a 'rave party' during the last Indian Premier League, surrendered before a local court. Parnell was later granted bail for Rs 10,000. He had earlier been shown as a wanted accused in the...
  • Juhu rave party: Rahul Sharma charged with drug use March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has filed a chargesheet in the 2012 Juhu rave party case, charging Indian legspinner Rahul Sharma with drug use at the party and naming South African allrounder Wayne Parnell as the absconding accused in the case. The cricketers were present at the May 20, 2012, party...
  • Juhu rave party: Cricketer Rahul Sharma charged with drug use March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has filed a chargesheet in the 2012 Juhu rave party case. The police have charged cricketer Rahul Sharma with drug use at the rave party. South African all-rounder Wayne Parnell has been named absconding accused in the case. The cricketers were present at the May 20, 2012...
  • Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell face IPL drug charges March 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian cricketer Rahul Sharma and South African Wayne Parnell are facing drugs charges after their detention at a late-night party last year following an Indian Premier League game, reports said Thursday. The two Pune Warriors players were among nearly 100 people detained for medical testing at an upmarket hotel...
  • Juhu 'rave' party: Mumbai Police files chargesheet March 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in 'a rave party' case, wherein IPL player Rahul Sharma, actor couple Apoorva Agnihotri and Shilpa Agnihotri, and others had been rounded up after a raid on a suburban hotel. South African cricketer Wayne Parnell has been showed as a wanted...
  • India A edge past NZ A in low-scorer September 19, 2012

    Lincoln: India A made heavy weather of a small chase before beating New Zealand A by three wickets in the first unofficial ODI cricket match here on Wednesday. Electing to bowl first, the Indians packed off the hosts for 176 before surviving some anxious moments to overhaul the target in 47.2...
  • Reports may have been interchanged: Rahul's father July 25, 2012

    "We strongly suspect that my son’s report may have been interchanged with someone. It may be unintentional, but anything can happen in this country," said Pradeep, an assistant sub-inspector from Jalandhar. "We wonder why it took two months to make the report public. The forensic department, where the samples were sent,...
  • Let's not jump the gun on Rahul issue: Bedi July 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Sunday said one should not "jump the gun" and prosecute leg-spinner Rahul Sharma, who faces possible arrest after testing positive for consumption of drugs at a rave party in May. "Let's not jump the gun and rather see what actually it is," the...
  • Rahul left out of India squad for first ODI July 21, 2012

    Dope-tainted Rahul Sharma will not be considered for India’s playing XI for the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Hambantota on Saturday – after the legspinner’s blood sample taken during the Indian Premier League in May was declared positive late on Friday night. Rahul, who made his ODI debut for India...
  • BCCI to study police report on Rahul's case July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said the BCCI will study the police report before taking any action against Rahul Sharma, who tested positive for drugs in a rave party in Mumbai during IPL 5. "The Police report will be studied before taking any action against Rahul...
  • Rahul Sharma tested positive for drugs July 21, 2012

    Police confirmed that the cricketer's blood sample, after being caught in a rave party during IPL 5, has tested positive. ...
  • Rave party: Rahul faces arrest, BCCI wants proof July 21, 2012

    Mumbai: BCCI has said that it will first like to examine every bit of information about Rahul Sharma being tested positive for drugs before reaching a decision on penalising the Indian cricketer. Police sources, however, have said that the cricketer faces arrest. The legspinner, along with South African allrounder Wayne Parnell,...
  • Juhu rave: Rahul Sharma faces arrest July 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Indian spinner Rahul Sharma faces arrest after testing positive for consumption of drugs at a rave party held in a posh Juhu hotel in May this year, putting in jeopardy his participation at the ODI series against Sri Lanka that begins on Saturday. Sharma was present at the party along...
  • BCCI won't take action against Sharma in haste July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday said it would not jump the gun and "execute" Rahul Sharma without conducting a proper investigation after the cricketer tested positive for drugs in a rave party in Mumbai earlier this year. The Mumbai Police confirmed that Rahul along with South African cricketer Wayne Parnell,...
  • Ganguly backs under-fire Rahul Sharma July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday stood behind under-fire Rahul Sharma who tested positive for drugs in a rave party in May, saying the young leg-spinner probably committed the "mistake unknowingly" and he, therefore, should not lose his place in the national team for the offence. The Mumbai...
  • Rahul Sharma, Wayne Parnell test positive for drugs July 20, 2012

    Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell who played in IPL 5 for Pune Warriors India were caught at a Mumbai rave party on May 20. ...
  • Rave party: Rahul, Parnell test positive July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian legspinner Rahul Sharma and South Africa's Wayne Parnell have tested positive for taking drugs at a rave party in May. However, Rahul Sharma is presently in Sri Lanka for the one-day series starting on Saturday. The two international cricketers who played in the fifth edition of IPL for Pune...
  • Juhu 'rave' party: cricketers' test reports awaited June 23, 2012

    Mumbai: At least 44 out of the 46 people who were arrested from a rave party on May 20 in Mumbai during the IPL have tested positive for drugs. However, the medical reports of cricketers Rahul Sharma and Wayne Parnell, who attended that party, are still awaited. Ninety-two people were...
  • India 'A' off to a good start against WI 'A' June 3, 2012

    Bridgetown: The pace-spin combine of Shami Ahmed and Rahul Sharma shared six wickets as India 'A' bowled out West Indies 'A' for 252 on the opening day of their four-day unofficial Test at the Kensington Oval here. It took the Indians 87.3 overs to send the the host team back...
  • Ganguly not ready to rule himself out of IPL 6 May 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Despite a miserable stint in IPL 5 where his team Pune Warriors finished with the wooden spoon, Sourav Ganguly has not ruled himself out of the next edition, saying he would not even be 40 during season six. After a decent start to IPL 5, Ganguly went through a lean...
  • 'Rave' party: Police trying to decode invite May 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Two disc jockeys who played music at the rave party in suburban Juhu hotel were on Tuesday called to the police station for the second consecutive day for probe into the matter even as the investigators are trying to decode the language used in the invitation, police said. "DJ...