Feb 03

U-19 WC Final
U-19 WC Final: Indian blowers strike to reduce Aussies to 216

U-19 WC Final: Indian blowers put in an impressive performance to restrict Australia on 216, making it an achievable target for their side, in the Under-19 World Cup final being played in Mount Maunganui here on Saturday. It was All-rounder Jonathan Merlo who emerged as the highest scorer for Australia with his magnificent 76-run innings after the Indian blowers ripped through their top-order.Indian Right-arm pacer Ishan

Harbhajan to lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare
Harbhajan to lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare

Harbhajan lead Punjab in Vijay Hazare: Seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh will lead Punjab, whereas, Ishan Kishan, the wicketkeeper-batsman, will lead Jharkhand in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy, starting on Monday.Kishan is stepping in for Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is on national duty in South Africa.Veteran Yuvraj Singh will serve as Harbhajan’s deputy. The selectors under Yashpal

Injured Du Plessis
Injured Du Plessis out of India ODI series

Injured Du Plessis out of India ODI series. Standard Bank Proteas captain Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of the Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a finger injury.Du Plessis injured his right index finger during the first ODI at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on Thursday, with further assessment and investigation revealing a fracture

ICC U-19 WC
ICC U-19 WC: Aussies win toss, decide to bat

ICC U-19 WC: Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the final match against India in the Under-19 cricket World Cup in Mount Maunganui on Saturday. Both teams will be aiming to win the Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the fourth time with India having a slight edge not having lost a single game in the whole tournament this

India clinch 7 golds
India clinch 7 golds in India Open Boxing

India clinch 7 golds: Indian boxers regaled their roaring fans with a bountiful of gold medals in the India Open International Boxing Tournament, led by the inimitable Mary Kom, Sanjeet, Manish Kaushik, Pwilao Basumatar, Lovlina Borgohain and Pinki Rani, Manisha here at the Thyagaraj Stadium on Thursday. Uzebekistan and Cuba underlined their class and domination in the middle and heavy categories, helping themselves to four

Yadav-Chahal restrict SA to 269/8, Faf du Plessis hits 120
Yadav-Chahal restrict SA to 269/8, Faf du Plessis hits 120

Yadav-Chahal restrict SA to 269/8, Faf du Plessis hits 120 DURBAN: Captain Faf du Plessis led from the front with an impressive 120 as he single handedly took South Africa to 269 for 8 in the first cricket one dayer against India here. India’s leg-spin twins Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal shared five wickets among

Aubameyang says Thierry Henry set standard for strikers
Aubameyang says Thierry Henry set standard for strikers

Aubameyang says Thierry Henry set standard for strikers: London, (Feb 1) Arsenal’s latest acquisition, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, said that retired Gunners legend Thierry Henry has set the example for how a striker should play.The 28-year-old Gabonese international joined Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund on a long-term contract for 63.75 million euros, the most expensive deal in the history

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women's national camp
Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp

Hockey India names 21 players for Junior women’s national camp NEW DELHI: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday named 21 players for the Junior women’s national camp starting Thursday at the Eklavya Sports Stadium in Agra. The players will train together till February 24. Among the national campers Bichu Devi Kharibam of the MP Hockey Academy, Salima

Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa
Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa

Rejuvenated India aim for top in ODI series against Africa DURBAN: Galvanised by the consolatory win in the final Test, a resurgent India will be aiming for their first bilateral ODI series triumph on the South African soil when they take on the Proteas in a six-match rubber, starting here tomorrow.With only 14 months to

BCCI slaps domestic ban on Rayudu
BCCI slaps domestic ban on Rayudu

BCCI slaps domestic ban on Rayudu: Mumbai,(Jan 31) Hyderabad captain Ambati Rayudu has been handed a two-match suspension for breaching the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) code of conduct during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match against Karnataka on January 11.”Rayudu is barred from participating in the first two matches for Hyderabad

Modi launch Khelo India School Games
PM Modi to launch Khelo India School Games today

PM Modi launch Khelo India School Games: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the first Khelo India School Games at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. The Khelo India programme has been introduced to revive the sports culture in the country at grassroots level and make India a sporting nation.In keeping with Prime Minister Modi’s vision, Khelo India is expected to help scout young talent

‘India can possibly host FIFA U-20 World Cup’

‘India can possibly host FIFA U-20 World Cup’. FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 project director Joy Bhattacharjya said India has done a monumental task by hosting the marquee football tournament and the nation has a strong chance of hosting the U-20 World Cup in 2019. “There is always a possibility. We have done a very

U-19 WC
India beat Pak by 203 runs in U-19 WC, play Aus in final

U-19 WC: India entered the final of the U-19 cricket World Cup after thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan by a massive 203 runs in the semifinals here today. India will now meet Australia in the summit clash on February 3. Australia had beaten Afghanistan by six wickets in the first semifinals yesterday.Opting to bat first, India rod on

U-19 World Cup
U-19 World Cup: India start solidly against Pak in semifinal

 India has started off to a solid start in the second U-19 World Cup semi-final match against Pakistan, reaching a score of 72 in 12 overs without losing any wicket. Both openers, skipper Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra have given a solid start after the men in blue won the toss and elected to bat first at Hagley Oval in

After IPL gains, India colts face Pakistan in U-19 WC semis
After IPL gains, India colts face Pakistan in U-19 WC semis

CHRISTCHURCH: After bagging lucrative deals at the IPL auction, members of the unbeaten Indian team will be eager to deliver when they face archrivals Pakistan in the second semifinal of the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Monday. Threetime champions India have played like a thorough professional outfit, winning all four matches in emphatic fashion including

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi wins Tata Steel Challengers title
Vidit Santosh Gujrathi wins Tata Steel Challengers title

Vidit Santosh Gujrathi wins Tata Steel Challengers title: Chennai, (Jan 29) India’s third highest ranked chess Grand Master Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, with a ELO rating of 2,718 won the Tata Steel Chess Challengers-2018 tournament at Netherlands with a tally of nine points out of 13 rounds. Ranked 34th in the world, Gujrathi won the title on

8 franchises buy 169 players
8 franchises buy 169 players at 2018 IPL auction

8 franchises buy 169 players at 2018 IPL auction. The two-day auction of the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) concluded in Bengaluru with 169 players filling up the 182 available slots. Up to 113 Indian cricketers were bought by the eight franchises, which will battle it out for the trophy from April 7 onwards.Last season, Afghanistan players made

India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney
India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney

India lose to Belgium in final of four-nation hockey tourney HAMILTON:India Suffered a heartbreaking loss to Belgium via penalty shootout after holding the World No. 3 side to 4-4 in regulation time in the final of the Four-Nations Invitational Tournament’s second leg here. It was Felix Denayer, Sebastien Dockier and Arthur van Doren who scored

Virat Kohli credits belief for third Test turnaround
Virat Kohli credits belief for third Test turnaround

Virat Kohli credits belief for third Test turnaround JOHANNESBURG: Indian skipper Virat Kohli says his team never lost faith in itself despite the criticism that came with consecutive Test losses to South Africa, crediting this belief for the turnaround that ave the visitors a consolation win ere. “We don’t think like people on the outside.

MS Dhoni celebrates India’s Test win, see pics

MS Dhoni celebrates India’s Test win, see pics. The Indian cricket team, which went down 2-1 in the Test series against South Africa, took a positive approach to their defeat as the players enjoyed their Saturday night with former captain MS Dhoni in Sandton. Hardik Pandya posted a happy picture with captain Virat Kohli, Dhoni, KL