Mumbai Indians to face CSK in IPL opener on March 29
Mumbai Indians to face CSK in IPL opener on March 29


 In a repeat of last edition’s final, defending champions Mumbai Indians and runners-up Chennai Super Kings will open the 13th IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on March 29.The franchise-based event will start 11 days after India’s home ODI series against South Africa ends on March 18 in Kolkata.The Indian Premier League will release the schedule

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1 India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win T20 series 2-1

India beat West Indies by 67 runs to win the third T20 International and also the three-match series by 2-1 margin.Batting first, India scored 240 for 3 riding on KL Rahul’s 56-ball-91, Rohit Sharma’s 71 off 34 balls and skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 70 off 29 balls.In reply, West Indies managed 173 for 8 in

Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a 'baby bowler' Irfan Pathan hits out at Razzaq for calling Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’

 Veteran Indian pacer Irfan Pathan has slammed Abdul Razzaq for calling India pacer Jasprit Bumrah a ‘baby bowler’ and has urged fans not to pay too much head on such ‘over the top statements’ and should instead just laugh.”After having faced world class bowlers in my time, I would have had no problem against a

Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni's record in T20Is against WI Rishabh Pant looks to surpass Dhoni’s record in T20Is against WI

Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will have a chance to surpass M.S. Dhoni’s record of most dismissals in T20Is between India and West Indies when the two teams meet in the first match of the three-game series beginning Sunday.Pant currently has three dismissals from seven T20Is played between India and West Indies while Dhoni leads the

Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Gold’ to release in China on Dec 13

 Superstar Akshay Kumar starrer sports drama “Gold” is slated to release in China on December 13.Announcing the news, Akshay on Wednesday took to Twitter and wrote: “‘GOLD’ releasing in China on 13th December, 2019!”Directed by Reema Kagti, “Gold” released last year on August 15.The film traces the golden era of Indian hockey through the journey

Taapsee Pannu to feature in Mithali Raj biopic
Taapsee Pannu to feature in Mithali Raj biopic

Actress Taapsee Pannu will be bringing the story of ace Indian cricketer Mithali Raj biopic titled “Shabaash Mithu”, which will be directed by Rahul Dholakia.”It’s truly an honour to play the role of India’s most successful captain where women’s cricket is concerned. Even though I have already started feeling the pressure of stepping in her

Priyam Garg to lead India at ICC U19 World Cup next year
Priyam Garg to lead India at ICC U19 World Cup next year

Priyam Garg will be leading India in their title defence at next year’s ICC U19 World Cup to be held in South Africa from January 17 to February 9. On Monday, the All-India Junior Selection Committee announced the 15-member squad, with Dhruv Chand Jurel as vice captain.The 13th edition of the World Cup will be

Yuvraj Singh shares picture with wife on wedding anniversary
Yuvraj Singh shares picture with wife on wedding anniversary

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech are celebrating their third wedding anniversary and the former India cricketer took to social media to share an adorable picture of the duo.Yuvraj took to Instagram to share the picture with his wife and wrote: “Mubarak ho biwi! We made it to 3 years. feels like 30! Happy anniversary my

Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs
Australian cricketer Steve Smith quickest to score 7,000 Test runs

Australian cricketer Steve Smith has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest batsman in the world to score 7,000 Test runs.Smith achieved the feat on Day 2 of the second and final Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday.The 30-year-old achieved the milestone in just 126 Test innings and

Lionel Messi scores in 700th match to guide Barca to victory
Lionel Messi scores in 700th match to guide Barca to victory

 Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in his 700th appearance for the Catalan giants to ensure they finish top of Champions League Group F. It also guaranteed that the Catalan club will be among the top seeds in the 2018-2019 Champions League knockout stage.Luis Suarez put the hosts up 1-0

Parineeti Chopra makes a comeback on badminton court after injury

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is playing the role of ace shuttler Saina Nehwal in the upcoming biopic titled “Saina”, has made a comeback on the badminton court after suffering a neck injury.“Yes, this is accurate information. I’m a 100 per cent fit now and I can’t wait to step into the badminton court and play

Yuzvendra Chahal calls Rohit 'youngster' when it comes to TV interviews
Yuzvendra Chahal calls Rohit ‘youngster’ when it comes to TV interviews

Rohit Sharma might be a senior player in the Indian team but when it comes to conducting interviews, he is still behind Yuzvendra Chahal as the wrist-spinner called him a “youngster” .”Good job by New anchor Rohitaa Sharamaaaa,” Chahal tweeted in response to the video shared by BCCI, before cheekily adding “keep it up youngster”Rohit

Harbhajan urges Ganguly to change BCCI selection panel

 Out-of-favour off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has requested BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to change the selection committee, stating “strong people” need to be in that panel.The MSK Prasad-led selection committee has been facing criticism for not including Sanju Samson in the limited-overs squad for the upcoming T20I and ODI series against West Indies.Following Samson’s omission, Congress MP

PM Modi launches Fit India School grading system

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the Fit India School grading system in schools across the country. The Fit India School rankings have been divided into three categories — The Fit India Schools, which is the first level of ranking, Fit India School (3 star) and Fit India School (5 star).  The level of

Olympics: India clubbed with Great Britain in women's hockey
Olympics: India clubbed with Great Britain in women’s hockey

The Indian women’s team has been placed in Pool A along with defending champion Great Britain and world number one Netherlands for next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. Germany, Ireland and South Africa are the other teams in the pool.Ranked ninth in the world, the Indian women’s team had qualified for the Olympics after beating US

Virat Kohli 1st Indian batter to hit century in D/N Test
Virat Kohli 1st Indian batter to hit century in D/N Test

 India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday brought his 27th ton in the ongoing Day-Night Test against Bangladesh being played at the iconic Eden Gardens here.The 31-year-old, regarded as run-machine of Indian cricket, brought his century by nudging the ball on the leg-side in the 38th over of India’s first innings bowled by spinner Taijul Islam. The

Rohit Sharma’s one-handed catch gets fans in frenzy

Indian batting ace Rohit Sharma’s acrobatic skills to dismiss Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque for a duck on Friday sent his Twitter fans into a tizzy, who praised the cricketing ace.India and Bangladesh are playing their maiden pink ball day-night test match at Eden Gardens.There were 1951 tweets accompanied by pictures or video clippings of the

Fans lap up Sourav Ganguly’s tweet on pink Bengali sweets

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Friday posted a picture of ‘pink ball bon bon sandesh’, a Bengali sweet dish, which was lapped up by Twitterati who responded with 625 retweets and 11,000 likes.Posting the picture of the pink sweet dish, the former India Captain tweeted: “Sweets go pink in Kolkata.” Sweets go pink in kolkata

Manu Bhaker shoots gold at ISSF World Cup Final

Young Indian sensation Manu Bhaker created history on Thursday as she bagged a gold medal in women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup Final.17-year-old Manu scored 244.7 in the final round, a junior world record score, and clinched the top honours. It was also India’s first gold this year at the

Airbnb and IOC announce global Olympic partnership
Airbnb and IOC announce global Olympic partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb on Monday announced an agreement to support the Olympic Movement through to 2028.The nine-year, five-Games partnership is designed to create a new standard for hosting that will be a win for host cities, a win for spectators and fans, and a win for athletes.In line with the Olympic