Rohit leads India’s fightback as Proteas dominate first session

Rohit leads India’s fightback as Proteas dominate first session

Ranchi, Oct 19  Opener Rohit Sharma led the repair work with a combative 38 after India’s top-order batsmen faced heat for the first time in the series as the hosts reached 71 for three at lunch on day one of the third Test against South Africa, here on Saturday. Sharma smashed five delectable boundaries and […]

Minnows chasing ‘dream’ in World T20 qualifiers marred by corruption charges

  Dubai,  Cricket’s lesser lights, including Jersey and Nigeria, are chasing a “dream” as qualifying for next year’s T20 World Cup gets underway on Friday, but the start of the tournament will be overshadowed by three United Arab Emirates players being charged with corruption. Scotland are the highest-ranked team in the competition, with 14 nations […]

Felt team was playing with fear but England win should change that: Mahela

Felt team was playing with fear but England win should change that: Mahela

  Leeds; Sri Lankan’s shock win over England should change things for the better, feels batting great Mahela Jayawardene, after a run of matches in which they seemed to have “played with a little bit of fear”.Defending a relatively modest target of 233, Sri Lanka bowled out favourites England for 212 for a 20-run win at […]

Neeraj undergoes elbow surgery, doubtful for Doha Worlds

Neeraj undergoes elbow surgery, doubtful for Doha Worlds

Mumbai, Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has undergone an elbow surgery, raising doubts over his participation in the World Championships to be held in Doha from September 27 to October 6. Neeraj was operated by celebrated orthopaedic surgeon Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala at the Kokilaben Hospital. “Undergone elbow surgery in Mumbai by Dr.Dinshaw Pardiwala.Will require […]

ICC World Cup 2019 | Dinesh Karthik pips Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar Chosen Over Ambati Rayudu for India Devadyuti Das | Updated: April 16, 2019, 8:23 AM IST Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu are the two most notable exclusions from India’s 15-man squad for the World Cup in England and Wales starting on May 30. […]

Sindhu seals quarterfinal spot at Singapore Open

Sindhu seals quarterfinal spot at Singapore Open

Singapore;Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals of the USD 355,000 Singapore Open with a straight-game win over Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt here Thursday. Fourth seeded Sindhu took 39 minutes to get the better of world number 22 Mia 21-13 21-19, her second straight win over the Danish girl, who had […]

Ganguly replies to ombudsman, clarifies stand on conflict of interest

Ganguly replies to ombudsman, clarifies stand on conflict of interest

New Delhi; The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and Delhi Capitals advisor Sourav Ganguly has replied to BCCI ombudsman and ethics officer DK Jain clarifying that there is no “conflict of interest” in his dual role as alleged by three cricket fans. The Ombudsman had asked Ganguly to clear his stand on allegations of conflict […]

Finch sounds World Cup warning as Australia confidence rockets

Finch sounds World Cup warning as Australia confidence rockets

Dubai Captain Aaron Finch warned Australia will embark on their World Cup defence next month with confidence riding high after completing an ODI sweep against Pakistan on Sunday hot on the heels of a series victory in India. Written off after a torrid 15 months which saw Australia win just three of 18 one-day internationals, Finch […]

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

India women beat New Zealand by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

The Indian women’s cricket team defeated New Zealand by nine wickets in the first One-Day International here Thursday. Brief Scores: India Women: 193/1 in 33 overs (Smriti Mandhana 105, Jemimah Rodrigues 81 not out). New Zealand Women: 192 all out in 48.5 overs (Susie Bates 38; Ekta Bisht 3/32).

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