Sep 30

Dhawan dropped, Mayank, Siraj picked for West Indies Tests
Dhawan dropped, Mayank, Siraj picked for West Indies Tests

Dhawan dropped, Mayank, Siraj picked for West Indies Tests. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian team for the upcoming two-match Test series against West Indies, starting October 4. The first Test will be played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot from October 4-8, followed by the second Test at the Rajiv

India beat Bangladesh to clinch 2018 Asia Cup title
India beat Bangladesh to clinch 2018 Asia Cup title

India beat Bangladesh to clinch 2018 Asia Cup title. India on Saturday defeated Bangladesh by three wickets in a nail-biting last ball encounter to bag the Asia Cup title at the Dubai International Stadium. After being asked to bat first by India, Bangladesh could only manage to post 222 at the scoreboard thanks to opener

India look to clinch seventh Asia Cup trophy
India look to clinch seventh Asia Cup trophy

India look to clinch seventh Asia Cup trophy . India would be aiming to lift the Asia Cup trophy for the seventh time while taking on Bangladesh in the final of the prestigious tournament at Dubai International Stadium on Friday. Rohit Sharma-led side have been dominant in the tournament so far, having won all the

Asia Cup: Bangladesh thump Pak by 37 runs, enter finals

Asia Cup: Bangladesh thump Pak by 37 runs, enter finals. Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman’s impressive figures of 4/43 in the final Super Four encounter helped his side register a convincing 37-run victory over Pakistan to enter the final of the ongoing Asia Cup. Opting to bat first, Bangladesh got off to a horrendous start,

Rashid, Shahzad star in Afghanistan’s thrilling tie against India

Rashid, Shahzad star in Afghanistan’s thrilling tie against India. Afghanistan’s unheralded bunch made the biggest impact in their nascent international careers by pulling off a thrilling tie which in fact was a moral victory against India in one of the most memorable encounters in the history of Asia Cup. Twenty20 cricket’s global superstar Rashid Khan

Asia Cup: Rashid Khan’s late cameo sinks Bangladesh

Asia Cup: Rashid Khan’s late cameo sinks Bangladesh. Birthday boy Rashid Khan’s late cameo and some impressive bowling by Afghanistan helped them to register a massive 136-run win over Bangladesh in their Group B clash of the ongoing Asia Cup here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Afghanistan started their innings on a stuttering

India look to clinch seventh Asia Cup trophy
Asia Cup: India thump Pakistan by 8 wickets

Asia Cup: India thump Pakistan by 8 wickets. India produced an all-round performance as they crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their second Group A clash of the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup here at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing an easy target of 163 runs to win, India did not break much sweat and clinched the victory with 126 balls

Asia Cup: India survive scare, beat Hong Kong by 26 runs

Asia Cup: India survive scare, beat Hong Kong by 26 runs. A 174-run partnership between Hong Kong openers Anshuman Rath and Nizakat Khan gave some mighty scares to the Indian camp and fans, but the Men in Blue fought back to clinch a 26-run win in their Group A match at the Dubai International Stadium here on Tuesday. With the win, India registered their

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup
Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup. Five-time champions Sri Lanka were knocked out of the Asia Cup after slumping to a shocking 91-run defeat at the hands of Afghanistan in the second Group B match of the tournament here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Monday. It was yet another one-sided game as Sri Lanka, who were chasing 250, put

Mirabai Chanu's coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award
Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award

Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Mirabai Chanu’s coach among seven recommended for Dronacharya Award. Star Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s coach Vijay Sharma and veteran cricket coach Tarak Sinha are among seven recommended by the selection committee for the Dronacharya Award. Along with Sharma and Sinha, the other coaches nominated for the prestigious award are Clarence

Cricket Australia open to more tour matches against India
Cricket Australia open to more tour matches against India

Cricket Australia has made it clear that they are open to more tour matches against India, as requested by Indian head coach Ravi Shastri. According to media reports, Shastri had demanded more warm-up games against Australia ahead of the four-match Test series commencing December 6. Responding to the same, a CA spokesperson said that they are willing to

Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series
Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series

Tanya, Mansi impress as Indian women beat Sri Lanka, clinch series. The Indian women’s cricket team Thursday held its nerves in pressure situations to beat Sri Lanka by seven runs in the second ODI, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. India also earned two additional points as the match is a part

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey
Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh likely to retire from hockey

Former Indian skipper Sardar Singh is likely to announce his retirement from International hockey. In a telephonic interview with ANI, the 32-year-old said that he is currently in discussion with his family about the retirement. He further stated that he would hold a press conference where he will give out all the details regarding his retirement plans.“I

Boxer Amit Pangal nominated for Arjuna Award

Gold medalist boxer Amit Pangal nominated for Arjuna Award. Jakarta Asian Games gold medalist boxer Amit Panghalwas on Tuesday nominated for this year’s prestigious Arjuna Award. The 22-year-old boxer who hails from Haryana was nominated for the award by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after his stupendous feat in the quadrennial sporting event.Amit joined Sonia Lather and Gaurav Bidhuri in the

Living close to green spaces may boost kid’s brain

Here’s another reason for parents to buy a house surrounded by parks, sports fields, woods and natural meadows, as it may be beneficial for the development of their kids brain, suggests a recent study. According to Barcelona Institute For Global Health (ISGLOBAL) researchers, natural surroundings, including green spaces, is likely to boost the development of children’s

All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced that it has granted ODI status to all matches in the upcoming Asia Cup 2018. The tournament will see Hong Kong as the only participating team without an ODI status. Hong Kong defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the final of the qualifiers to book

India, Pak should play more matches: Shoaib Malik

India, Pak should play more matches: Shoaib Malik. Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik has said that India and Pakistan should play more matches as it would help in improving the ties between the two nations. The 36-year-old further stated that players from both the countries share cordial relations with each other and are very professional on the field. “It is in the benefit

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh's good times with 'Mahi Bhai'
Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s good times with ‘Mahi Bhai’

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh’s good times with ‘Mahi Bhai’. Ranveer Singh never shies away from expressing his love for fellow celebrities. Be it veteran actor Dharmendra or master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the ‘Padmaavat’ star’s selfies are too sweet to miss. The most recent addition on the 33-year-old’s cheerful Instagram feed is ace Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. Singh shared a

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar. The director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Alok Kumar Verma on Thursday felicitated Harshita Tomar, who won a Bronze Medal in 4.7 Laser event of Sailing competition at the 18th Asian Games, 2018 at Palembang, Jakarta (Indonesia). Harshita Tomar is the daughter of Rani Tomar, woman constable posted at Anti Corruption Branch, CBI, Bhopal and

PM Narendra Modi felicitates Asian Games medalists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi”>Narendra Modi on Wednesday felicitated all the medal winners of the recently-concluded 18th edition of the Asian Games. The players present at the ceremony expressed happiness over being felicitated and appreciated the government initiatives in the field of sports. Speaking on the sidelines of the event, wrestler Bajrang Punia, who had clinched India’s first gold medal