ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait


ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier kicks off in Kuwait. The journey to the men’s ICC World T20 2020 continues in Kuwait and Nigeria this week as all 12 regional qualification groups are confirmed, with 62 teams in action aiming to qualify for the main event. The 62 teams will compete in 12 regional qualification groups

CSK, RR look to get back to winning ways CSK, RR look to get back to winning ways

PUNE: Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings, the two franchises that returned to the IPL after serving bans in the aftermath of the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, will come face to face for the first time in the ongoing edition, keen to regain lost momentum here on Saturday. A loss in their last outing has hurt

Keen contest on cards as Sunrisers meet KXIP in Mohali Keen contest on cards as Sunrisers meet KXIP in Mohali

MOHALI: The unbeaten streak of table-toppers Surisers Hyderabad would be up for a test when they take on third-placed Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League contest here tomorrow. Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers have won all three games played so far, mainly riding on the good performance by their bowlers.On the other hand, under Ravichandran

IPL: Mumbai to face Bangalore in search for maiden win IPL: Mumbai to face Bangalore in search for maiden win

MUMBAI: Winless Mumbai Indians will aim to register their maiden win when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. Currently at the bottom of the points table, Mumbai lost all the three matches played. First, against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the season opener and then

Woman molested during IPL match at Wankhede stadium Woman molested during IPL match at Wankhede stadium

Woman molested during IPL match at Wankhede stadium. A woman has accused a man of molesting her during an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) at the Wankhede stadium on April 14. The police have arrested the accused on the basis of a complaint filed by the woman.Earlier

Kapil Dev admires Big B’s discipline, dedication

Kapil Dev admires Big B’s discipline, dedication. India’s first World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev says he admires megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s discipline, dedication and passion towards his profession. “Amitji has been an icon for generations and I admire his discipline, dedication and passion towards his profession till date,” Kapil said in a statement. Amitabh and

BCCI to take call on shifting IPL from Chennai: CSK CEO
BCCI to take call on shifting IPL from Chennai: CSK CEO

BCCI to take call on shifting IPL from Chennai: CSK CEO NEW DELHI: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Chief Execuitve Officer K.S. Viswanathan on Tuesday confirmed that the Chennai police have suggested they shift their IPL matches from Chennai amidst the volatile situation over the Cauvery waters dispute. We talked to the Chennai Commissioner of Police

Underworld again active in India to spread its roots through cricket betting

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 8: Amid uncertainty over the recommendations on Cricket betting by both Lodha Committee and Mudgal Committee, which have given their advises to legalisation of betting, the Underwood has started to be active in India by spreading its roots through cricket betting. Series of IPL matches has been started today from Mohali

Underworld again active in India to spread its roots through cricket betting
Underworld again active in India to spread its roots through cricket betting

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid uncertainty over the recommendations on Cricket betting by both Lodha Committee and Mudgal Committee, which have given their advises to legalisation of betting, the Underwood has started to be active in India by spreading its roots through cricket betting. Series of IPL matches has been started today from Mohali as well as

IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi
IPL: Rahul, Nair guide Punjab to victory against Delhi

MOHALI: Opener Lokesh Rahul’s (51) fastest fifty in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history and Karun Nair’s explosive fifty helped Kings XI Punjab beat Delhi Daredevils by six wickets in the second match here on Sunday. Chasing modest target 167, Rahul slamming 50 of just 14 balls, gave a flying start to his team before

Sehwag extends helping hand to mother of deceased tribal youth
Sehwag extends helping hand to mother of deceased tribal youth

Sehwag extends helping hand to mother of deceased tribal youth. Activist Rahul Easwar on Tuesday confirmed that he has received a cheque of Rs 1.5 lakhs sent by former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag for the mother of, a tribal man who was beaten to death in Kerala’s Palakkad earlier this year.Easwar will hand over the

MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani conferred with Padma Bhushan
MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani conferred with Padma Bhushan

MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani conferred with Padma Bhushan. Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and star cueist Pankaj Advani on Monday received the coveted Padma Bhushan award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. Dhoni, who was seen dressed smartly in his official uniform of the Territorial Army for

I can handle it and get the best out of the team: Karthik
I can handle it and get the best out of the team: Karthik

KOLKATA: Dinesh Karthik on Sunday acknowledged that he has an onerous task of replacing a very successful Gautam Gambhir but as – serted that he has it in him to steer Kolkata Knight Riders to at least the IPL Play-offs and get the best out of his side.KKR think tank chose not to retain two-time

Sachin Tendulkar donates entire salary to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund
Sachin Tendulkar donates entire salary to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund

Sachin Tendulkar donates entire salary to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, whose term as Rajya Sabha MP ended recently, has donated his entire salary and allowances to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. In the past six years, Tendulkar has drawn nearly Rs 90 lakh in salaries and other monthly allowances.The PMO has

IPL: Balanced RCB aim for title
IPL: Balanced RCB aim for title

BENGALURU: After a poor outing in the previous edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be aiming to lay their hands on the silver ware as they have included some quality players for the upcoming edition. After retaining skipper Virat Kohli, swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers and promising player Sarfaraz Khan, RCB

Pakistan won't take West Indies lightly: Shoaib Malik
Pakistan won’t take Windies lightly: Shoaib Malik

Pakistan won’t take Windies lightly: Shoaib Malik. His side may be having an edge over West Indies in the upcoming three-match T20I series due to home conditions, but Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has refused to take the Caribbean side lightly. Talking after the team’s practice session in preparation at the National Stadium, Malik said

Refurbished Mumbai Indians determined to defend title
Refurbished Mumbai Indians determined to defend title

NEW DELHI: With a fairly new-look side under the leadership of Rohit Sharma for this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL), Mumbai Indians will be determined to defend the crown they won last season. Apart from Rohit, all-rounder Hardik Pandya, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, West Indies star Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya have been retained from

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s bank accounts seized for nonpayment of taxes

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s bank accounts seized for nonpayment of taxes. The Income Tax (IT) department on Thursday seized two bank accounts of Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for non-payment of taxes. While the former cricketer’s tax dues stand at Rs 52 lakh, payments to be made were towards dress expenses (Rs. 28,38,405), tour and traveling

Warner, Smith banned for 1 year, out of IPL, India series
Warner, Smith banned for 1 year, out of IPL, India series

SYDNEY:Steve Smith and David Warner were slapped with a one-year international ban and ousted from this year’s IPL, while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months as Cricket Australia cracked the whip on the errant trio for its role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. The lengthy bans on the trio effectively rule them out

Smith's IPL future to be decided after Cricket Australia's report: Rajeev
Smith’s IPL future to be decided after Cricket Australia’s report: Rajeev Shukla

Smith’s IPL future to be decided after Cricket Australia’s report: Rajeev Shukla. Under fire Steve Smith’s participation in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season will be decided after Cricket Australia’s report, league chairman Rajeev Shukla said on Tuesday. Smith has already stepped down as captain of Rajasthan Royals, his IPL franchise following the ball-tampering