Apr 17

Rayudu in focus for unstoppable CSK

Having missed the World Cup bus, Ambati Rayudu will be aiming to make a statement when a marauding Chennai Super Kings take on a desperate Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL encounter here on Wednesday. The World Cup snub to Rayudu is the sole sole disappointment in an otherwise superb tournament so far for Mahendra Singh

redBus announces M.S. Dhoni as brand ambassador
redBus announces M.S. Dhoni as brand ambassador

redBus, the world’s largest bus ticketing platform, has announced M.S. Dhoni as its brand ambassador. Dhoni will helm all major campaigns for the brand, across media platforms and will soon appear in his first promotional concept for the brand. While redBus commands a strong foothold in the Indian online bus ticketing segment, it is looking

Ammy Virk trains with Balwinder Singh Sandhu for '83'
Ammy Virk trains with Balwinder Singh Sandhu for ’83’

Punjabi singer-actor Ammy Virk has started his training with former India cricketer Balwinder Singh Sandhu for the upcoming film “’83”, a Bollywood entertainer on India’s historical 1983 Cricket World Cup win. Ammy on Monday posted a photograph of himself along with Sandhu from a boot camp here. In the image, the former cricketer is seen

Indian tennis player Prajnesh rises to career-high ranking of 80
Indian tennis player Prajnesh rises to career-high ranking of 80

Continuing his good run, India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved a career-high ranking of 80 in the latest ATP rankings released Monday. The 29-year-old from Chennai, who broke into the top 100 in February this year, improved two places to become the sixth highest in terms of singles ranking in the history of Indian tennis. Prajnesh had

Virat Kohli fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over-rate

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) here.As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Kohli was fined Rs

Dhoni is human, competitiveness is remarkable: Ganguly
Dhoni is human, competitiveness is remarkable: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly backed MS Dhoni in the no-ball controversy, saying the former India skipper is human at the end of the day and his competitiveness is remarkable.”Everyone’s human. What stands out for me is his competitiveness, which is remarkable,” Delhi Capitals advisor Ganguly told reporters at the end of their seven-wicket win

New Kabaddi Federation launches international Kabaddi league

DP Correspondent Bangluru: The New Kabaddi Federation, in an effort to take Kabaddi on to the world platform, will start its three-week Indo International Premier Kabaddi League in May 2019. Dr MV Prasad Babu, general secretary, New Kabaddi Federation, said the first session of the IIPKL will start from May 13 to June 4 2019, across

Dhoni loses cool in 100th win, former stars unhappy
Dhoni loses cool in 100th win, former stars unhappy

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 100th Indian Premier League (IPL) win against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) was marred by an incident where he lost his cool dramatically towards the end of the game, leading to former players criticising the move. The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scripted their sixth win in seven games on Thursday at the Sawai

MS Dhoni fined 50% match fee for confronting umpires
MS Dhoni fined 50% match fee for confronting umpires

Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fees for breaching the IPL Code of Conduct during his team’s match against Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur. Dhoni admitted to the Level 2 offence 2.20 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct and accepted the sanction.The incident took place in the

Sindhu, Saina through to quarters in Singapore Open

P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarter-finals of the Singapore Open on Thursday beating Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 21-13, 21-19 in straight sets. Sindhu beat the world number 22 in just 39 minutes, after Saina Nehwal defeated Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-16, 18-21, 21-19 to reach the quarters. Sindhu will now take on China’s Cai Yanyan in

Dhoni fans ensure CSK has support in away ties: Bravo
Dhoni fans ensure CSK has support in away ties: Bravo

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is a legend in his own right and Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo feels while people talk about passionate fans that Chennai have, there are some who are exclusively Dhoni fans. The beauty of it, the former West Indies all-rounder said was that people coming out to cheer for Dhoni invariably

CSK pacer Deepak Chahar creates IPL record for most dot balls
CSK pacer Deepak Chahar creates IPL record for most dot balls

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Deepak Chahar on Tuesday created the record for bowling the most number of dot balls in an innings in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).The right-arm seamer returned figures of 3/20 from four overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), bowling as many as 20 dot balls in the

Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home
Dhoni unhappy with Chennai pitch despite 4 wins at home

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the “low scoring” Chepauk pitch despite winning all their home games so far here.Defending champions CSK thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets on Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games and fourth in a row at home. KKR made 108 for nine, a

TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final
TN government to decide if Chennai gets to host IPL final

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials are set to meet the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) officials to discuss on whether the three stands — I, J and K — at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium can be opened for the final. If not, the final match will have to be shifted

Jr hockey captain Harjeet back in senior men's national camp
Jr hockey captain Harjeet back in senior men’s national camp

Press Trust of India New Delhi India’s Junior World Cup-winning side captain Harjeet Singh was Sunday named among 60 players for the senior men’s national camp which begins at the Sports Authority of India Centre, Bengaluru on April 8. The players have been selected based on their performances at the recently held ninth Hockey India

Alzarri Joseph
I could not have asked for a better start: Joseph

Debutant Alzarri Joseph, who recorded the best bowling figures in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) history, said he could not have asked for a better start.”It’s unbelievable. It’s a dream start. I don’t think it could get any better,” Joseph told his captain Rohit Sharma in an interview for iplt20.com after helping the Mumbai Indians

Canada T20 league’s Indian owner ready for Euro bait

Gurmeet Singh Euro bait:After the success of the Global T20 Canada, league owner Gurmeet Singh is now set to take up the challenge of popularising the game in Europe. The man behind getting the big names to ply their trade in Canada will be a part of the Euro T20 slam — co-hosted by Cricket

Last 4 overs we bowled were unacceptable: Kohli
Last 4 overs we bowled were unacceptable: Kohli

Winning is a habit and the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are currently just not being able to get into that mode. Despite dominating three-fourth of the game against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Virat Kohli and his boys ended up on the losing side as KKR romped home with five balls to spare at the

SC wants BCCI ombudsman to decide Sreesanth's penalty
SC wants BCCI ombudsman to decide Sreesanth’s penalty

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed BCCI ombudsman Justice (retd) D.K. Jain to decide on the quantum of punishment for cricketer S. Sreesanth regarding his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the 2013 Indian Premier League. While Sreesanth’s life ban was quashed last month, the Supreme Court had asked the Board of Control

Indian women’s hockey team beat Malaysia

Press trust of India Kuala Lumpur Striker Vandana Katariya scored a brace to help Indian women’s hockey team beat hosts Malaysia 3-0 in the opening game of the five-match series here Thursday. Vandana struck in the 17th and 60th minutes before Lalremsiami (38th) scored in the third quarter to hand India the easy win.It was