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Cricket betting racket busted in Ludhiana, 2 held

Cricket betting racket busted in Ludhiana, 2 held. The Punjab Police have busted a cricket betting racket and apprehended two bookies in Ludhiana. The police also seized Rs 1 lakh, 13 mobile phones and a tablet from their possession.“Father and son have been arrested and a case has been registered. We have seized cash worth

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India lose 2nd ODI against England by 86 runs

India lost second ODI against England by 86 runs at Lord’s stadium in London on Saturday. Earlier, India outclassed England by 8 wickets in the first ODI held at Trent Bridge here.With the win, England levelled the three-match series at 1-1 with a victory over India. After Joe Root hit a century in the first

Bowlers on target as Sunrisers beat Royals by 11 runs to claim top spot

JAIPUR: Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers’ impressive defence of modest totals continued as the visitors pulled off a 11 – run win over Rajasthan Royals on a tricky pitch to claim the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday. Electing to bat, Hyderabad posted 151 for seven, built around captain Kane Williamson’s 63-run

SA tour positives: 60 wickets in Tests, Plan-A ready for World Cup

SA tour positives: 60 wickets in Tests, Plan-A ready for World Cup

SA tour positives: 60 wickets in Tests, Plan-A ready for World Cup NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli’s inimitable batting that exhausted all adjectives, Jasprit Bumrah fitting himself perfectly like an all purpose block in a jigsaw puzzle and identifying the core for the 2019 World Cup in England were some of the notable positives to be

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series

SA conquered: Indian women beat hosts 3-1 to win T20 series CAPE TOWN: Indian women accomplished a ‘historic double as they outclassed South Africa women by 54 runs in the fifth and final Twenty International to clinch the series 3-1, here on Saturday After Mithali Raj led the side to a 2-1 series win in the

We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi

We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi

We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on SA tour: Bhuvi JOHANNESBURG: The impressive performance in the ongoing South Africa tour has helped improve Indian batsmen’s reputation of not being good players of short pitched balls, pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has asserted. Kumar said South Africa’s ploy to unsettle Indian batsmen with short-pitched balls back-fired

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

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

Virat has transformed Chahal into a brave bowler: Vettori

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori feels India skipper Virat Kohli has instilled a lot of courage in wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, calling it the primary reason for his phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket. Vettori is currently the coach of IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore, which Kohli captains. Chahal is currently the leading wicket-taker 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

Jaydev Unadkat most expensive Indian at IPL auction

Jaydev Unadkat most expensive Indian at IPL auction

Young pacer Jaydev Unadkat became the most expensive Indian player at this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) auction when he was bought by Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday. The former IPL champions bought the pacer for Rs 11.5 crore after beating off keen interest from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Chennai

ICC AWARDS: Virat Kohli named Cricketer of the Year

The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, for the overall World Cricketer of the Year, passes from one Indian to another.Virat Kohli has been named as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy at the 2017 ICC Awards for his exceptional performances across all formats, succeeding his teammate Ravichandran Ashwin.In the qualification period from 21 September

South Africa end India’s nine-series winning streak

Centurion, Jan 17, Indomitable at home, India’s batsmen capitulated in the face of South Africa’s menacing pace attack to suffer a 135-run drubbing in the second Test here today, ending a nine-series unbeaten run for Virat Kohli’s world No.1 side. After the 72-run loss in the opening Test, the margin got bigger here as the

Pant slams fastest T20 century by an Indian

New Delhi, Jan 14 : – Delhi wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, abruptly sacked from captaincy a week ago, gave another example of his rare talent by blasting a record 32- ball hundred in a North Zone match against Himachal Pradesh, here today. Pant pummelled the opposition attack with the fastest century from an Indian to fire his

Ranji final: Vidarbha 206/4 after bowling out Delhi for 295

Ranji final: Vidarbha 206/4 after bowling out Delhi for 295

Ranji final: Vidarbha 206/4 after bowling out Delhi for 295. INDORE: Vidarbha reached 206 for four in their first innings after bowling out Delhi for 295 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket final at the Holkar Stadium here on Saturday. Medium pacer Rajneesh Gurbanis devastating 6/59, including a hat-trick, floored Delhi, who

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind

Saqib Saleem supports cricket for the blind. Actor Saqib Saleem, who has played cricket for Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir before entering into the entertainment industry, is planning to promote cricket for the blind in the country. The 29-year-old actor, a member of the ‘Mumbai Heroes’ at the Celebrity Cricket League – a non-professional men’s cricket league, has also arranged for free coaching for the special players.Talking about the

Shikhar Dhawan slams airline for unprofessional behaviour

India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was left upset upon arrival in Cape Town, South Africa after his wife Aesha and kids weren’t able to join him due to what he called as “unprofessional” behaviour from the Emirates Airline. Meanwhile the rest of the Indian team and support staff reached the African nation for the 56

Rohit Sharma steals the show in maiden series as Captain

New Delhi, Dec 25, Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma ruled the limited-overs leg of the home series against Sri Lanka, finishing as the highest-run scorer in the two formats while leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ended up as the top wicket-taker. Rohit was simply unstoppable in his first full series as captain. He toyed with the hapless

Waqar tips Kohli to break all batting records

Karachi, Dec 24, Pakistan’s former captain Waqar Younis has tipped Indian skipper Virat Kohli to break all batting records in the years to come. “The way he is maintaining his fitness and the way he enjoys his game and focusses on his skill level, I think he is destined to break all batting records in