This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes
This day, that year: When Yuvraj Singh created record of six sixes


September 19, 2007, a date which Indian cricket fans can never forget. It was on this very day back when former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh set Kingsmead on fire hitting six sixes in an over bringing the world to its feet.In the first edition of the T20 World Cup in South Africa, India were in

Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

 Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom’s name has been suggested for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, country’s second highest civilian award. The Sports Ministry is also discussing eight other female athletes for the Padma Awards.Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award. The other seven athletes — ace wrestler Vinesh

Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up Harbhajan Singh backs Wakhare for India Test call-up

Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has put his weight behind Akshay Wakhare to get a call-up for the India Test squad after his brilliant performance in the Duleep Trophy final.Wakhare picked up a five-wicket haul to hand India Red the Duleep Trophy title as they defeated India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar praises Steve Smith

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar praises Steve Smith of Australia, who continued his brilliant run of form in the Ashes series by slamming a double century against England in the ongoing fourth Test in Manchester.On Thursday, Smith — who had to miss the third Ashes Test due to concussion — played an incredible knock of 212

Skipper Virat Kohli becomes India's most successful Test captain Skipper Virat Kohli becomes India’s most successful Test captain

Skipper Virat Kohli added yet another feather to his cap as he became India’s most successful Test captain in the longest format of the game after his team registered a thumping 257-run victory in the second Test against the West Indies to clinch the two-match series 2-0.Monday’s win at the Sabina Park took Kohli’s number

Lasith Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals
Lasith Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20 Internationals

Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in T20 internationals.On Sunday, Malinga took two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs during the first T20I against New Zealand, taking his wickets’ tally to 99 and leave behind Afridi

Fire breaks out at Sreesanth's house in Kochi
Fire breaks out at Sreesanth’s Kochi house

A major fire broke out at former India pacer S. Sreesanth‘s residence in the Edapally arae here early on Saturday, fire officials said, adding that no one was injured in the incident.While Sreesanth was away shooting for a film in Mumbai, his wife, children and domestic helps were inside the house when the fire broke

Artimas Fashions ties up with Virat Kohli brand

Artimas Fashions, a subsidiary of listed hosiery firm Lux Industries, has entered into a tie-up to manufacture and market a male innerwear brand, promoted by Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.   Initially, the ‘one8’ brand would be available on e- commerce platforms, after which retail-channel sales would follow, Niscal Puri, MD of city-based Artimas Fashions

What a player: Ganguly calls India skipper Virat Kohli
What a player: Ganguly calls India skipper Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli scored a majestic hundred at the Queen’s Park Oval as the Men in Blue registered a comprehensive win over West Indies in a rain-affected second ODI.India defeated West Indies by 59 runs (DLS method), thus taking an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match rubber, the final of which will be played

Indian skipper Virat Kohli aces #BottleCapChallenge
Indian skipper Virat Kohli aces #BottleCapChallenge

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday became the latest to join the Bottle Cap Challenge bandwagon, and Ravi Shastri’s voice adds a unique touch to it.Kohli shared a video on Twitter and wrote “Better late than never,#BottleCapChallenge”.   Better late than never.🏏😎#BottleCapChallenge pic.twitter.com/mjrStZxxTi — Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 10, 2019 In the video, Kohli can

Suresh Raina undergoes knee surgery, out for 4-6 weeks
Suresh Raina undergoes knee surgery, out for 4-6 weeks

Veteran batsman Suresh Raina will not be available for most part of India’s upcoming domestic season after undergoing a knee surgery here on Friday.Raina is set to miss at least four to six weeks of action.“Mr Suresh Raina underwent a knee surgery where he had been facing discomfort for the last few months.   Mr

Shubman Gill breaks Gautam Gambhir's double century record
Shubman Gill breaks Gautam Gambhir’s double century record

 Right-handed batsman Shubman Gill, who has not been included in the India squad for the ongoing India Tour of West Indies, has become the youngest to score a first-class double century for an Indian representative team.On Thursday, Gill — aged 19 years 334 days — scored a brilliant double century against West Indies A in

Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini's dream India debut
Gambhir slams Bedi, Chauhan after Saini’s dream India debut

After Navdeep Saini starred in his debut match against the West Indies, former India opener Gautam Gambhir slammed Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) members Bishen Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan for objecting his call to bring in Saini in the Delhi Ranji team.Saini had an impressive outing in his first international appearance on Saturday

Virat Kohli posts 'squad' pic, fans ask where's Rohit
Virat Kohli posts ‘squad’ pic, fans ask where’s Rohit

The Indian cricket team has arrived in the US for the upcoming three-match T20I series against the West Indies which starts from Saturday.Players have been taking to their social media handles posting pictures of themselves while practising and enjoying in Florida.On Friday, skipper Virat Kohli also posted a picture with his teammates on Instagram with

Former India batsman Venugopal Rao quits cricket
Former India batsman Venugopal Rao quits cricket

Former India batsman Venugopal Rao has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.Rao represented India in 16 ODIs, the last of which came in May 2006 against West Indies at Basseterre.The 37-year-old Andhra batsman could amass only 218 runs with a lone fifty to his name in the 11 innings he played for the

Agra rejoices Dhruv Jurel's appointment as India U-19 captain
Agra rejoices Dhruv Jurel’s appointment as India U-19 captain

 With four international cricket stars from Agra, the appointment of Dhruv Jurel as the captain of India U-19 has brought cheers to the Taj city cricket lovers.The BCCI on Monday announced that Dhruv will lead the Indian U-19 cricket team in Youth Asia Cup in Sri Lanka, set to be held from September 3 to

After nearly 40 years,Chandigarh finally gets BCCI affiliation

After nearly four decades, Chandigarh has finally received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India, thus providing an opportunity for the city cricketers to play in BCCI tournament.”Today, in the meeting of BCCI, the affiliation of Chandigarh has been approved. I got the message from BCCI that Chandigarh has been formally inducted

Not fair to win the World Cup like that: Captain Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he is troubled with the way the 2019 World Cup ended. England and New Zealand played out a match that was tied twice — first in regular play and then in the Super Over — and Morgan’s side won the title on the basis of their superior tally of

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that “no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner”.On Sunday, Black Caps missed an opportunity to win their first World Cup after losing on boundary count to England in the finals

‘WC 2019 final best white-ball game of all time’

England became the World Cup champions for the first time in cricket history after defeating New Zealand in a pulsating final which ended in a nail-biting Super Over at Lord’s.On Sunday, the Black Caps needed two to win from the final ball but a superb throw from Jason Roy in the deep saw Martin Guptill