Chetan Sharma

Cricket legends join forces to launch Junior Cricket Championship

The initiative will aim at promoting the game of cricket among Indian youth through a "Unified Cricketing Platform”.

May 07, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

On this day in 1986, Javed Miandad’s last-ball six broke Indian hearts

The International Cricket Council (ICC) took to its official Twitter handle and informed its followers of Mindad’s last-ball six that stunned India in 1986.

Apr 18, 2020, 14:09 PM IST

Watch: How Chetan Sharma became first ever Indian to take ODI hat-trick

But the honour of being the first ever Indian to claim a hat-trick in ODI goes to Chetan Sharma, who achieved the feat way back in 1987. He took the wickets of Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith and Ewen Chatfield – all bowled – at Nagpur.

Sep 22, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

Watch: Kuldeep Yadav becomes 1st Indian spinner to take hat-trick in ODIs

He thus joined Chetan Sharma( vs NZ, Nagpur, 1987) and Kapil Dev (vs SL Kolkata, 1991) as the only Indians to achieve the feat.

Sep 21, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

This day that year: Chetan Sharma became first bowler ever to claim a World Cup hat-trick

One the of the most noted moments in the career of Chetan was when he took a hat-trick against New Zealand in the 1987 Cricket World Cup also known as the Reliance World Cup.

Oct 31, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Haryana govt to probe Chetan Sharma's charges against Haryana Cricket Association

 Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij today said a high-level inquiry would probe the matter after former Test cricketer Chetan Sharma wrote to him levelling charges of corruption, nepotism, mismanagement and financial bungling in the Haryana Cricket Association.

May 18, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

No all-rounders! Parents don't want kids to be Kapil Dev: Chetan Sharma

Sharma feels parents want their kids to become Sachin Tendulkar or R Ashwin.

Oct 29, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Chetan Sharma espouses two-coach norm for Indian cricket team

Amidst speculation that two coaches will be named for the Indian cricket team, former India fast bowler Chetan Sharma said he espoused the idea, adding that both should function under current team director Ravi Shastri.

Aug 26, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

'Mature' Ishant Sharma leading the pack well: Chetan Sharma

Buoyed by the talent in India's fast bowling department, former pacer Chetan Sharma feels Ishant Sharma has matured as a bowler and is leading the pack well.

Aug 25, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

CM Kejriwal meets RTI activist shot by unknown assailants in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday visited the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital here to meet an RTI activist who was allegedly shot at by unidentified persons last night.

Apr 25, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

List of top five India-Pakistan one-day thrillers

New India and Pakistan have played 126 one-day internationals in more than three decades. We look at five memorable matches ahead of Sunday`s World Cup clash in Adelaide:

Feb 14, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Leave Yuvraj alone to answer twitterati

Forget the hyperbole the electronic media anchors created by packaging Yuvraj Singh as the villain of India`s failure to win the World T20, the poking the left-handed batsman received from the social media sites Twitter and Facebook and SMS left one tittering.

Apr 12, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

No one can replace Sachin, says Chetan Sharma

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.

Oct 22, 2013, 15:56 PM IST

Dhoni to be blamed for India`s ouster, not rain: Chetan Sharma

Former India pacer Chetan Sharma on Wednesday held captain Mahender Singh Dhoni`s selection policy responsible for the team`s early ouster from the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.

Oct 03, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Praveen should be third seamer in England: Sharma

Former India seamer Chetan Sharma feels that Praveen Kumar with his ability to swing should be the third seamer after Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma.

Jul 19, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Miandad`s last ball six still haunts Chetan Sharma

Exactly 25 years have passed since Javed Miandad smashed Chetan Sharma for a last-ball six to steer Pakistan to victory in the Asia Cup final in Sharjah but the ghosts of that day still continues to haunt the former Indian pacer.

Apr 18, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Roach`s hat-trick made me emotional, says Chetan Sharma

Chetan Sharma knows a thing or two about how it feels to take a hat-trick in a World Cup match.

Mar 01, 2011, 00:00 AM IST