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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

Paes and Raja lose in pre-quarters of Aus Open

Melbourne, Jan 21, Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja today suffered a straight-set defeat at the hands of the Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the pre-quarterfinals to bow out of the Australian Open here. The unseeded Indians were beaten 1-6 2-6 by their 11th seeded opponents in a contest that

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

Yuki Bhambri qualifies for Australian Open main draw

Melbourne [Australia], January 14 : – Continuing his good form from the last season, Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri has qualified for the Australian Open with a come-from-behind win against Canada’s Peter Polansky. In his third and final qualifying match, the 25-year-old player struggled with his serve in the opening set before Polanksy pocketed the

Gold at CWG, Asiad our main targets: Hockey captain Manpreet

Bengaluru, Jan 12, India’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Friday declared that the side’s ambition in 2018 was to win the gold medal in Commonwealth Games and clinch the Asian Games gold for the second consecutive time. Manpreet felt that the bronze medal in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in December 2017 gave

Beijing Winter Olympics promote foreign employment in China

Beijing, Dec 29, As the clock ticks down to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, more and more foreigners specializing in winter sports are finding employment opportunities in China. Keith Dorin, a Canadian over 60, is one of them. He is an ice-maker for curling. This is a highly technical and specialized skill, reports Xinhua news

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

25m pistol gold

Anisa Sayyed wins women’s 25m pistol gold

Experienced Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship.The Haryana shooter, who was third with a score of 576 in qualification behind Heena Sidhu (561) and Rani Sarnobat (578) proved to be in great form as she shot a consistent score of 33 in

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

Meet Anushka Sharma’s In-Laws, who have a completely different lifestyle than her

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma is finally together and we can’t keep our eyes off! The wedding vows have been exchanged and the news confirmed by none other than the power couple through Twitter.Virat and Anushka, adorably called as Virushka, exchanged their marriage vows in a gorgeous villa ‘Borgo Finocchieto’ in Tuscany, Milan. The nuptial took

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech

Sachin Tendulkar to initiate debut speech in Rajya Sabha today

Sachin Tendulkar initiate debut speech: Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar will today raise a discussion on the right to play and the future of sports in the country in Parliament around 2:00 pm. This is for the first time that Tendulkar will be initiating a debate in Rajya Sabha. Tendulkar submitted his request for

Ludhiana girls win seven medals

Ludhiana girls win seven medals in Junior Punjab Powerlifting Championship

Ludhiana girls win seven medals in Junior Punjab Powerlifting Championship. Five city based power lifters have done Ludhiana proud by winning four gold medals and one one silver medal in different weight categories in the recently-concluded Punjab state junior power lifting competition at Phagwara district from December 15 to 17.Students of the Guru Nanak Khalsa

Smith closes in on Bradman’s feat in ICC Test rankings

Dubai, Dec 19, A day after guiding Australia to regain the Ashes urn, skipper Steven Smith consolidated his stay atop the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings as he inched closer to batting great Don Bradman’s highest-ever rankings points. Smith’s match-winning 239 in the third Test against England at the WACA in Perth, helped his

India beat Sri Lanka by 141 in 2nd ODI

Mohali, Dec 13, India crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second one-dayer to level the three-match series 1-1, here today. The Indian opener composed his third double century in ODIs as the hosts crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs to level the series. Rohit Sharma created history as he notched up a world record third double

Virat Kohli grabs 2nd spot in ICC Test rankings

Dubai [U.A.E.], Dec 07 : – Indian skipper Virat Kohli has moved up three places to grab second position in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen after registering his career-best score in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, which ended in a draw. Kohli’s first-innings knock of 243 was followed with 50

No Truth to Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli Wedding Rumours: Spokespersons

The Internet was abuzz on Wednesday with rumours of Team India captain Virat Kohli and his long-time girlfriend, Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma, getting married in the second week of December in a ceremony reportedly to be held in Italy. However, the reports were scotched as untrue by Anushka’s spokesperson, as per the PTI news agency.Reports

Mary Kom resigns as boxing’s national observer

New Delhi, Dec 1, Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position. “I resigned as national observer 10 days ago after having a word with Mr Rathore. I had

Ravi Shastri backs Dhoni once again, hits out at critics

Kolkata, Nov 14, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was once again backed by India head coach Ravi Shastri who on Tuesday said those commenting on the two-time World Cup-winning former skipper should look back at their own careers. “People should look back at their career before commenting on Dhoni. The former captain has a lot of cricket

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