WC: Wives, families of Pak players not to travel with team


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) wants to ensure its players stay focused during the upcoming World Cu and has banned wives and families of the cricketers from accompanying them during the course of the showpiece event beginning May 30 in England and Wales. This policy is not in line with the standard operating procedure. Earlier,

2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format: FIFA 2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format: FIFA

FIFA on Wednesday shrugged off any possibility of expansion from 32 to 48 teams at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.On January 10, 2017, FIFA Council unanimously decided in favour of expanding the FIFA World Cup to a 48-team competition as of the 2026 edition, which will be co-hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico,

Austrian Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies at 70 Austrian Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has passed away, his family has confirmed. He was 70.The legendary Austrian, who took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984, died on Monday, nine months after undergoing surgery for a lung transplant, reports the BBC. “(He was) a role model and a

Everyone in team wants to impress Ponting: Finch Everyone in team wants to impress Ponting: Finch

Australia captain Aaron Finch has admitted that the mere presence of Ricky Ponting in the dressing room and on the training track immediately lifts the morale of every member of the group as they look to defend their World Champions title in the upcoming World Cup beginning May 30 in England. Ponting a dual World

INDIA: A test of Kohli's tactical acumen INDIA: A test of Kohli’s tactical acumen

His manic consistency has already put him among the pantheon of greats but the World Cup in England will be Virat Kohli‘s hour of reckoning in his bid to create a lasting legacy as India’s captain.The first Indian captain to win a Test series on Australian soil, Kohli will be leading a team which has

Day 3 of IIPKL: Pondicherry Predators beats Haryana Heroes
Day 3 of IIPKL: Pondicherry Predators beats Haryana Heroes

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Pune May 14 In the first match of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) of day 3, Pondicherry Predators easily beats Haryana Heros. The winning team Pondicherry Predators takes 52 points while Haryana Heroes managed to secure only 28 points. Till the half time, Pondicherry Predators has taken 30 points while Haryana

Day 2 of IIPKL: Bangalore Rhinos beats Pondicherry Predators with 7 Points
Day 2 of IIPKL: Bangalore Rhinos beats Pondicherry Predators with 7 Points

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Pune In the first match of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) of day 2, Bangalore Rhinos beats Pondicherry Predators with 7 Points. The winning team Bangalore rhinos takes 39 points while Pondicherry Predators takes 32 points.  In a close match between both the times, Bangalore Rhinos takes 20 points while Pondicherry

IIPKL starts in Pune with grand opening
IIPKL starts in Pune with grand opening

Amarpreet Singh Pune The Grand Opening of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) was held at Shri Shivachattrapati Stadium, Balewadi, Pune on Monday. Famous actress Kainaat Arora and dance crew MJ5, North India’s star singers MDKD and Patriotic singer Miss. Kavi Singh performed on the opening ceremony of IIPKL. Several prominent personalities from all walks

Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma
Lasith Malinga is a champion: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma praised veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga who bowled a spectacular final over in the summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.Chennai Super Kings (CSK), chasing 150, needed nine runs of the 20th over. However, Malinga used his experience to his advantage and bowled a brilliant over to

IIPKL organisers to share profit with Kabaddi players, associations and families of defense martyrs

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Pune: In a noble gesture, the organisers of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) has announced to share its profit amount with Kabaddi players, Kabaddi welfare associations and families of martyrs of defence forces. Veteran Kabaddi Player and promoter of IIPKL Dr. Prasad Babu informed that IIPKL will share twenty percent of

CSK vs MI IPL final: A look at stats and numbers
CSK vs MI IPL final: A look at stats and numbers

There couldn’t be a better end to the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as two of the best teams in the tournament’s history –Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians — square-off in what promises to be an another thrilling clash on Sunday and it will be interesting to see which team goes

Grand Opening of IIPKL on May 13, Trophy unveiled
Grand Opening of IIPKL on May 13, Trophy unveiled

The Grand Opening of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) will be held at Shri Shivachattrapati Stadium, Balewadi, Pune on May 13, 2019 (Monday) at 6.00pm. Famous actress Kainaat Arora and dance crew MJ5, North India’s star singers MDKD and Patriotic singer Miss. Kavi Singh will be performing on the opening ceremony of IIPKL.Virender Sehwag

Ex-SL cricketers Zoysa, Gunawardene charged by ICC
Ex-SL cricketers Zoysa, Gunawardene charged by ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), on Friday charged former Sri Lankan cricketers Nuwan Zoysa, for breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League (the ‘Code), and Avishka Gunawardene on two counts.The charges relate to the T10 Cricket League played in the

Kohli speaks of humility, Harbhajan points at moolah
Kohli speaks of humility, Harbhajan points at moolah

Virat Kohli is one of the most popular cricketers in the world at the moment. Having already established himself as one of the best batsmen of the era, the India skipper continues to win praises from his fans, both from the cricket fraternity and otherwise. What makes him more special is the fact that he

Doru in Delhi to pick next India football coach
Doru in Delhi to pick next India football coach

India’s newly-appointed Romanian Technical Director Isac Doru will be a part of the technical committee which will meet here in the capital on Thursday to interview four aspirants for the job of national football coach. “Doru arrived on Wednesday evening. He has been specially asked to come before the meeting so that he can participate

Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss
Captain Dhoni lashes out at CSK batsmen post Mumbai loss

After facing a crushing six-wicket defeat against Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper M.S. Dhoni criticised his batsmen, saying they should have batted sensibly in Qualifier 1 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition.On a slow Chinnaswamy pitch which turned, CSK managed only 131 for 4 in their stipulated quota of 20 overs

Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur
Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur

Supernovas’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur was left disappointed after her team lost the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenger against Trailblazers by a whisker.In a thrilling encounter that went down to the wire, needing 19 runs off the final over, Harmanpreet slammed Jhulan Goswami for four fours in five balls to take the side within

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13
Stage set for IIPKL, grand opening on May 13

DP Correspondent Amritsar As the International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) is just around the corner, as many as 160 players, including national and international will be playing at least 44 matches which will be held at three various locations – Pune, Mysore and Bengaluru.The matches will begin from May 13. Around 20 matches will be