Ravi Kant Sharma

  • 'Except for the crime, Sharma an asset for nation' 24-03-2008 10:26 PM

    Melbourne: Describing Sachin Tendulkar as a "pocket rocket", Australia's new pace sensation Pat Cummins is excited at the prospect of "versing" the "rockstar". The 18-year-old, who made a sensational Test debut by taking seven wickets to set up a thrilling series-levelling win for Australia against South Africa earlier this month,...
  • Life gets tough, Sharma to be moved to new jail 24-03-2008 02:45 PM

    Sydney: Paceman Pat Cummins has revealed he injured his heel during his Man-of-the-Match performance in the second Test win over South Africa, but he expects to be fit for the series-opening test against New Zealand in Brisbane next week. The 18-year-old fast bowler took 6-79 in South Africa's second innings...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar case: Top cop gets life term 24-03-2008 02:28 PM

    Mumbai With a boundary through the covers off Darren Sammy, Rahul Dravid became the second player – after Sachin Tendulkar – to reach the extraordinary milestone of 13,000 runs in Test cricket on the third day's play between India and West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. He reached...
  • Sharma's fate hangs in balance, sentencing today 24-03-2008 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be bestowed the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' season during the BCCI's annual awards ceremony to be held on December 10 in Chennai. The 38-year-old, who scored 1258 runs in 15 Tests at an average of 53 this season,...
  • Verdict on Monday in Shivani murder case 20-03-2008 11:36 AM

    Kolkata: West Indies opener Adrian Barath, who scored a fighting half-century in the second innings, said the experienced Shivnarine Chanderpaul will be the key batsman for the visitors if they wish to save the second Test and the three-match series against India. Replying to India's mammoth 631-7 declared, West Indies...
  • Top cop RK Sharma to be sentenced today 20-03-2008 08:37 AM

    Kolkata: A fine display by India's bowlers, led by Pragyan Ojha's four-wicket haul, triggered a West Indian collapse on day three of the second Test, giving MS Dhoni the opportunity to enforce the follow-on. However, the visitors displayed stiff resistance in their second innings to reach 195 for 3 at...
  • Shivani murder case: Top cop RK Sharma found guilty 18-03-2008 02:09 PM

    Lahore: Former captain Rameez Raja has emerged as the front-runner for the position of chief operating officer (COO) in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Official sources in the board confirmed that new chairman, Zaka Ashraf has already made an offer to Rameez to take over as COO. Rameez is Zaka...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely today 18-03-2008 01:32 AM

    Karachi: Troubled leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to continue his fight to get clearance from the Pakistan Cricket Board to play for the national team again, after the Sindh High Court on Monday dismissed his petition on technical grounds. The court ruled that Kaneria's petition challenging the PCB decision to...