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India aim to clinch ODI series against New Zealand

Kanpur, Oct 28, Coming from a six-wicket victory, India will look to defeat New Zealand in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series at the Green Park here on Sunday. The series is currently level at 1-1, with the New Zealand taking lead in the initial match and the hosts levelling

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No Cricket Series Between India And Pakistan- Rajiv Shukla

On Wednesday, Congress Senior Leader Rajiv Shukla Held a Press Conference In Chandigarh. Talking to Media he targeted Modi Government. Rajiv Shukla Said that In 3 year term of Modi Government there are 172 terror attacks were registered whereas in last 21 months there were 12 major terror attacks.He said That BJP raises The Issue

New Zealand beat India in fourth ODI to level series 2-2

Ranchi: New Zealand levelled the five-match series with an emphatic 19-run victory over India in the fourth One-Day International at Ranchi on Sunday. Defending 260/7, the Kiwis picked up key wickets in the middle overs to ensure India fell short. Despite the early wicket of Rohit Sharma, India seemed on course for a series-winning victory

Ajay to launch comic book series inspired by ‘Shivaay’

Mumbai: To promote his upcoming project”Shivaay” actor-director Ajay Devgn is planning to launch a comic book series inspired by the film. The comic book is an adventure of a mountaineer named Shivaay who uses his wit, skill and expertise to overcome odds. It (book) will be launched by Ajay and the cast of “Shivaay” on

Craig out of remainder of series due to side strain

Kanpur: New Zealand off-break bowler Mark Craig was today ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against India due to a side strain and was replaced by Jeetan Patel, who will make a comeback to the Black Caps side after three years. Craig sustained the injury to his left side while bowling in

Srikanth loses, Indian challenge over in Japan Super Series

Tokyo: K Srikanth fought hard before going down in a gruelling three-game men’s singles quarterfinal against experienced German Marc Zweibler competition to draw curtains on the Indian challenge at the Japan Super Series badminton tournament here today. The eighth seed, playing his first tournament after the Rio Olympics, suffered a narrow 21-18 14-21 19-21 loss

Ashwin eyes top spot in Test bowlers’s rankings in NZ series

Kanpur: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will work towards regaining the No.1 spot in the Test bowlers rankings in the three-match series against New Zealand. The first match, India’s 500th Test, will begin here on Thursday. Third-ranked Ashwin, who held the top spot for a fortnight at the end of 2015 and again for a week

Wasim Bari appointed as manager of Pak team for ‘home’ series

Karachi: Former Pakistan Test captain Wasim Bari has been appointed as the new manager of the national team for the coming ‘home’ series against the West Indies in the UAE. “Wasim Bari has been appointed as manager for the West Indies series since Intikhab Alam’s contract expires on September 30. The board is grateful to

Melissa McCarthy developing comedy series

Los Angeles: Actress-producer Melissa McCarthy is developing a family comedy with cable network Fox. McCarthy will serve as an executive producer for the project along with her husband Ben Falcone. The untitled half-hour comedy show follows an unconventional family that is formed when a successful man and his estranged sister, her two children, find themselves

India A clinch Quadrangular series in Australia

Australia ( Mackay ) : India A rode on a solidall-round performance to clinch the Quadrangular one-day series, thrashing Australia by 57 runs in the final clash here today. Electing to bat after winning the toss, India A put up 266/4 in their 50 overs before bowling out the hosts for 209 in 44.5 overs.

Australia beat Sri Lanka, clinch ODI series

Dambulla:  John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey’s attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international here today. Australia rode on Finch’s 19-ball 55 and an unbeaten 90 from Bailey to chase down 213 in 31 overs and take an unassailable

South Africa, New Zealand aim for series win

Durban:South Africa and New Zealand go into a one-match shootout for series honors when they meet in the second and final Test starting at SuperSport Park in Centurion. The Proteas can nudge up one place to sixth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings if they win, while the Black Caps will remain fifth

Lehmann backs Smith’s Sri Lanka series opt out

Sydney: Australia coach Darren Lehmann has backed the decision to rest skipper Steve Smith for the remaining one-day international series against Sri Lanka after criticism from ex-captain Michael Clarke, reports said today. Smith will miss three ODIs and two Twenty20 games to return home and prepare for next month’s one-day series in South Africa. Smith

BCCI congratulates India for Test series win against West Indies

Mumbai:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday congratulated the national team on their dramatic 237-run victory in the third Test against hosts the West Indies on Saturday. This enabled India take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series as the second Test ended in a draw. Chasing an imposing

Breaking: 4 killed as series of blasts rock Thailand

Bangkok: A series of blasts rocked Thailand,including two famous tourist spots popular with foreigners, within hours, killing four persons and injuring several others. Two bombs went off in the resort of Hua Hin this morning near the clock tower, a city landmark, killing one and injuring three. “The bombs went off while we were working on

Series of explosions strike Thai tourist towns

Bangkok:  At least six explosions hit two Thai tourist cities in a span of about 12 hours, police officials told CNN. Two bombs went off in the resort of Hua Hin on Friday morning near the clock tower, a city landmark, according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Samoer Yoosumran. Around 650 ft away, another two bombs

Spinner Holland to replace injured O’Keefe for Lanka Test series

Kandy: Australia’s left-arm spinner Jon Holland will replace injured Steve O’Keefe, who picked up an injury during the first Test against Sri Lanka in Pallakele and will miss the rest of the series, Cricket Australia said. Team physiotherapist David Beakley said, “Steve injured his right hamstring while chasing a ball in the field during the

India have had ample time to prepare for Test series: Bangar

Antigua: India’s batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes that the team has had ample time and good number of practice matches to prepare for the all-important four-match Test series against hosts West Indies starting here on Thursday. “We have had very good preparation, both in the camp in Bangalore and in the last two practice matches

Rajkot to host first Test vs England on November 9

New Delhi: Rajkot and Visakhapatnam will host their first ever Test respectively when India play their five-Test series against England starting November 9. The BCCI today announced the dates of the series comprising five Tests, three ODIS and as many T20 Internationals from November to February. Rajkot will host the first Test of the series

Netflix announces first original series from India

Mumbai: American on-demand streaming website Netflix has announced its first original series from India. It is based on the critically-acclaimed best-selling novel “Sacred Games” by Indian author Vikram Chandra. Shot on location in India, this Hindi-English series will be produced in partnership with Phantom Films, one of India’s leading production houses. It will be available