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Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA

Batting let India down in 3rd T201 against SA JOHANNESBURG: India’s middleorder collapsed after a fiery start as South Africa won the third Twenty20 International by five wickets to keep the five-match series alive, here today. Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20 series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in

Dhawan's 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I

Dhawan’s 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I

Dhawan’s 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I JOHANNESBURG: Opening batsman once again unleashed mayhem in South Africa, with his 72 powering India to 203 for five wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T201) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.The Delhi left-hander, who hit 323 runs in the six OneDay Internationals (ODIs), blasted

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201

India aim bright start against South Africa in 1st T201 JOHANNESBURG: Following a historic One-Day International (ODI) series victory, ruthless India will aim to continue their form in the cricket’s shortest format when they face South Africa in the first Twenty20 International (T201) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. With a short interval for

India defeat South Africa by eight wickets

India defeat South Africa by eight wickets

CENTURION: India on Friday defeated South Africa by eight wickets with Captain Virat Kohli leading from the front with his stroke-filled unbeaten century. Earlier, KhayaZondo struck his maiden ODI fifty to steer South Africa to 204 even as the other batsmen failed to find an answer to the disciplined Indian bowling in the sixth and final

Sardar says he's not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot

Sardar says he’s not done yet, eyes 2020 Olympics for parting shot

NEW DELHI: He might be standing at the twilight of his career, but former hockey captain Sardar Singh is not done yet and wants to give himself a chance till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics before deciding on his illustrious career. Talismanic midfielder Sardar, of late, has been in and out of the team as the

Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation

Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation

Restless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation CENTURION: A historic series triumph sealed, India are expected to put their bench strength to test while a vanquished South Africa would aim for a consolatory win when the two sides square off in the sixth and final ODI, here today. The Men in Blue have already

Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India's blind cricket body

Tendulkar urges BCCI to recognise India’s blind cricket body

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar has called on the BCCI to recognise the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) and bring its players under the Board’s pension scheme. Tendulkar wrote to the Committee of Administrator’s (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai, requesting him to consider recognition for CABI, weeks after the team won the Blind World

Shubhman and Abhishek Punjab's brand ambassadors in the world: Sukhbir

Shubhman and Abhishek Punjab’s brand ambassadors in the world: Sukhbir

Shubhman and Abhishek Punjab’s brand ambassadors in the world: Sukhbir CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal president, Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday hailed Shubhman Gill and Abhishek Sharma, members of the World Cricket Cup winning Indian cricket team, and described them as “ambassadors of Punjab and of the glory of its youth throughout the world.” Sukhbir also

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

CENTURION:India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday. Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav to bundle out South Africa for a merel 18 runs.

BCCI reward of Rs 50 lakh for Dravid, Rs 30 lakh to players

New Delhi, Feb 3, The BCCI today announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the U-19 chief coach Rahul Dravid while the victorious squad members will receive Rs 30 lakh each. The other members of the support staff including fielding coach Abhya Sharma and bowling coach Paras Mhambrey will be richer by Rs

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

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

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

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.

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final

India beat Japan 4-2 to enter four-nation tournament final HAMILTON:Indian men’s hockey team defeated Japan 4-2 to remain unbeaten in the second-leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament, here today. After stunning victories against New Zealand (3-2) and Belgium (5-4), India overcame Japanese challenge with late strikes from Mandeep Singh (58th minute) and Ramandeep Singh (58th).

India vs South Africa: India win third Test by 63 runs

India vs South Africa: India win third Test by 63 runs

India vs South Africa: India win third Test by 63 runs JOHANNESBURG: India Won the third cricket Test against South Africa by 63 runs after bundling out the hosts for 177 in their second innings on the fourth day, here on Saturday. In a dramatic turnaround, South African lost their last eight wickets for 53

India vs South Africa: Experts criticise Wanderers pitch, term it "dangerous"

India vs South Africa: Experts criticise Wanderers pitch, term it “dangerous”

India vs South Africa: Experts criticise Wanderers pitch, term it “dangerous” Johannesburg, Jan 26 (PTI) The Wanderers pitch on offer for the ongoing third cricket Test between India and South Africa has come in for sharp criticism with former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding terming the surface “dangerous”.”This pitch, I think, is dangerous. I

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