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 […]

ICC to examine New Delhi Test

ICC to examine New Delhi Test

Medical experts are to examine whether India was right to hold a Test match against Sri Lanka during hazardous smog in New Delhi, the game’s world governing body said Friday. The controversy will also be discussed at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in February. “The ICC has noted the conditions in which the Delhi Test was […]