IPL auction: Stokes goes to Royals for Rs 12.5 cr, Ashwin to Kings XI

IPL auction: Stokes goes to Royals for Rs 12.5 cr, Ashwin to Kings XI

Bengaluru: England’s Ben Stokes has once again made the headlines as he has been sold for a whopping Rs 12.5 crore to the Rajasthan Royals in the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction for the 11th edition of the tournament here on Saturday. Stokes, who was on the marquee list, had a base price of Rs 2 crore.He played the […]

 Kohli will get better as captain: Ganguly

 Kohli will get better as captain: Ganguly

NEW DELHI: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly believes that Indian can salvage some pride in the final Test against South Africa starting in Johannesburg today, and that despite this being a proverbial ‘dead rubber’, Virat Kohli‘s team had much to play for – not least the captain himself who he termed a “born leader” and backed to keep […]

Nadal eases injury doubts with dominant win at Open

Nadal eases injury doubts with dominant win at Open

  Melbourne; Rafael Nadal says he has no doubts over a knee injury as he destroyed his opening round opponent at the Australian Open on Monday.The world No.1, a beaten finalist to Roger Federer in Melbourne last year, clinically took apart Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 in 94 minutes in the […]

South Africa all out for 130, India set 208-run target

South Africa all out for 130, India set 208-run target

Cape Town,  South Africa were all out for 130 in their second innings at stroke of lunch on day four of the first Test against India. Brief scores: South Africa 286 and 130 all out in 41.2 overs (De Villiers 35; Shami 3/28, Bumrah 3/39).

Qatar Open kicks off 2018 season

Qatar Open kicks off 2018 season

Doha;One of the season’s traditional curtain-raisers, the Qatar Open, begins tomorrow but with the late withdrawal of Novak Djokovic the tournament is shorn of its usual A-list headline acts.Djokovic, the champion in Doha for the past two years, pulled out on Saturday because of continuing problems with a niggling elbow injury. His absence was bad […]

Brazilian star Kaka announces retirement

Brazilian star Kaka announces retirement

            Brasilia : Former AC Milan, Real Madrid, Brazil midfielder Kaka has announced his retirement from football.The 35-year-old footballer posted a prayer on Twitter on Friday to announce his decision to hang up his boots, writing that he is “ready for the next journey”.”Father, It was much more than I […]

Dhawan’s ton guides India to ODI series win over Lanka

Dhawan’s ton guides India to ODI series win over Lanka

Visakhapatnam : Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan‘s 12th century in ODIs guided India to a comfortable 8-wicket win over Sri Lanka“>Sri Lanka and helped the hosts in pocketing the three-match series 2-1 here at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Dhawan’s scored an unbeaten knock of 100 of 85 balls and Shreyas Iyer hit his second consecutive half […]

Rohit’s double ton takes India to humongous 392

Rohit’s double ton takes India to humongous 392

Mohali [India], Dec 13 (ANI): The crowd at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium of Mohali on Wednesday witnessed a historical moment from an outrageous Rohit Sharmain the series savior match against Sri Lanka.Sharma became the first player on the globe to surpass the 200-run mark ‘three times’ in one-day internationals (ODIs). While creating multiple records batting here, the […]

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

        Mohali; Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series here today.For India, Tamil Nadu offspin-bowling allrounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, fielded […]

Rahane’s form a worry as India aim another clean sweep vs SL

Rahane’s form a worry as India aim another clean sweep vs SL

Dharamsala: A horribly out-of-form Ajinkya Rahane will be aiming to get his mojo back as India, formidable even without regular skipper Virat Kohli, eye another ‘Whitewash’ against Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series, starting on Sunday. From the polluted ‘Gas Chamber’ of National Capital, the action has now shifted to the most scenic cricket stadium […]