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16-Nov-2018 Hyderabad

167 against Australia gave me confidence : VVS Laxman

While the epic inning of 281 against Australia at Eden Gardens is what defines V.V.S. Laxman, but it is knock of 167 against the same team at Sydney which is close to the heart of the former Indian cricketer.The stylish batsman revealed this at the release...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

We will not initiate sledging but will retaliate : Virat Kohli

Any series between India and Australia over the past few years has been full of sledging wars and it seems the tradition will continue this time again when the Virat Kohli-led side visit down under for a long tour this winter.Addressing reporters before...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL: Daredevils pin hopes on young guns; release Gambhir, Shami

Making their intentions clear ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month, Delhi Daredevils on Thursday retained a young side comprising the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant while releasing big names like Gautam Gambhir,...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL : Yuvraj Singh shown the door by Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab on Thursday parted ways with local boy and India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh along with eight other players that include Australia's limited overs skipper Aaron Finch, ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction next month.The Punjab...

15-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Chopping, changing over now: Shastri on World Cup squad

As India prepares for the challenging tour to Australia, that includes four Tests, three ODIs and as many T20Is, head coach Ravi Shastri on Thursday said the time for "chopping and changing" in the ODI format is over and the team management will work on...

15-Nov-2018 New Delhi

IPL: Rajasthan Royals retain Steve Smith; release Jaydev Unadkat

Rajasthan Royals on Thursday retained banned former Australian skipper Steve Smith while releasing their costliest buy last season -- pacer Jaydev Unadkat, along with Aussie opener D'Arcy Short, fast-medium bowler Ben Laughlin and South African wicketkeeper-batsman...

14-Nov-2018 Chennai

CSK releases 3 players before IPL 2019 aution

Defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Wednesday announced the release of English quick Mark Wood and two uncapped players Kshitiz Sharma and Kanishk Seth from their squad before the auction of players next month.Wood featured...

14-Nov-2018 London

Roger Federer routs Thiem to keep chances alive at ATP Finals

Swiss great Roger Federer bounced back quickly from a disappointing loss at the ATP Finals, brushing aside Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-3 here to keep his hopes alive at this elite, year-end event.Two days after a surprising 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 loss Sunday to Japan's Kei...

13-Nov-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI)  rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday.Kohli's deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static...

12-Nov-2018 Chennai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni to endorse matrimony platform

Popular cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed brand ambassador of an online matrimonial platform.On associating with BharatMatrimony, Dhoni said he was happy to back a brand that has created "millions of happy marriages".According to Murugavel Janakiraman,...

12-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic continues to lead ATP rankings

Serbian star Novak Djokovic has maintained the No.1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 8,045 points.Djokovic snatched the top spot from Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal after his retirement...

12-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

Lewis Hamilton wins Brazil Grand Prix

Britain's five-time world Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has won the Brazilian Grand Prix, the penultimate race of the 2018 F1 season.It was Mercedes' fifth consecutive constructors' title, reports Efe.Hamilton, who clinched his fifth F1 drivers' title two...

11-Nov-2018 Hobart

3rd ODI: South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs, clinch series 2-1

South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in the third One day International match to win the series 2-1 here on Sunday."I thought we played our best game of cricket. We challenged ourselves to put in a performance. A high pressure game. (...) we have fantastic...

11-Nov-2018 Mumbai

PKL 6: Dabang Delhi hammer Jaipur Pink Panthers 40-29

Jaipur Pink Panthers suffered their seventh loss in the ongoing season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) as Dabang Delhi hammered the Anup Kumar-led side 40-29 in a zone A clash at the NSCI stadium here on Sunday.Deepak Niwas Hooda's 15 raid points went in vain as...

11-Nov-2018 Chennai

3rd T20I: India edge past West Indies in last ball thriller

A brilliant batting display from Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) helped India edge past West Indies by six wickets in a last ball thriller in the final match of the Twenty20 International series here on Sunday.With this win, India completed a...

11-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly backs Saha, says best stumper in last five-six years

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said Wriddhiman Saha is the best wicketkeeper to have played for the country in last five-six years.Saha, 34, has been India's first choice stumper for Tests since Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from the format in...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

PKL 6: Patna hammer Bengal in East India Derby

Defending champions Patna Pirates roared back again in style as they outclassed Bengal Warriors 50-30 for the second time in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 6 at the NSCI stadium here on saturday.Skipper Pardeep Narwal and Deepak Narwal collected 10 raid points...

10-Nov-2018 New Delhi

There is no room for competition with Anushka : Virat Kohli

They are both successful in their fields, have their fashion label running separately, many brand endorsements in their kitty but there is no room for "competition" in their lives, feels the captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli. He also says that...

10-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Wrestling: Punia first Indian to be ranked World No.1

Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday.Punia who competes in Freestyle 65 kilogram...

10-Nov-2018 Mumbai

Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri should hold their horses

Few India captains have been as articulate as Virat Kohli and fewer still as provocative. He will defend his team at the worst of times and he can also be outlandish like when he told off a fan to leave India and watch England or Australian batsmen if he...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Virat Kohli reacts after social media backlash

Having faced the wrath of social media users for a couple of days after publicly lashing out at a fan, India skipper Virat Kohli tried to tone down the issue somewhat on Thursday, saying he is "all for freedom of choice"."I guess trolling isn't for me guys,...

08-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Virat Kohli faces backlash after asking fan to 'leave India'

India skipper Virat Kohli faced the wrath of social media users after he asked a fan to leave the country if he did not like to watch Indian cricketers in action.Kohli, who launched the 'Virat Kohli Official App' on his 30th birthday on Monday, faced the backlash...

08-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

Brazilian GP is an 'Achilles heel' : Lewis Hamilton

Newly crowned Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has described the Brazilian Grand Prix as his "Achilles heel" as he prepares for the penultimate race of the season at Interlagos.The 33-year-old claimed his fifth World Championship at the Mexican Grand...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

India clinch series with thumping win

An all-round show guided India to a thumping 71-run victory over West Indies in the second contest of the three-match T20 international series at the newly inaugurated AB Vajpayee Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.It was a completely one-sided affair as the...

06-Nov-2018 Lucknow

Partnership with Dhawan was crucial : Rohit Sharma

After India hammered West Indies by 71 runs to clinch the T20I series 2-0 with a game left, an elated India skipper Rohit Sharma felt it was the crucial opening partnership which helped the host dominate their opponents.India rode Rohit's scintillating 111-run...

06-Nov-2018 Pune

ISL: Chennaiyin record first win of season, beat Pune 4-2

Defending champions Chennaiyin FC tasted victory for the first time this season with a convincing 4-2 victory against FC Pune City in their Indian Super League (ISL) tie at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium here on Tuesday.Ashique Kuruniyan's early...

06-Nov-2018 Fuzhou (China)

Shuttler P.V. Sindhu advances at China Open

Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia to advance to the next round of the China Open here on Tuesday.The Third seed and World No. 3 Sindhu defeated her Russian opponent in straight games 21-13, 21-19 in less than 30 minutes...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Rose regains top spot World Golf Rankings

English golfer Justin Rose regained the No. 1 spot in the World Golf Rankings released Monday.Rose, 38, successfully defended the Turkish Open title on Sunday after defeating Li Haotong of China in a playoff, who climbed eight places to World No. 42, reports...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic snatches Nadal's ATP top spot

Serbia's Novak Djokovic snatched the top spot of the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday from Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal, now World No. 2.Djokovic had secured World No. 1, following Nadal's retirement from...

05-Nov-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark remained in her third place in this week's unchanged top 10, ahead of Ukraine's...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Shame that senior players don't play for West Indies : Carl Hooper

Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper slammed the senior players of the side who do not make themselves available for the national team, saying it's a "shame" after the tourists lost by five-wickets to India in the first T20 international here on Sunday.The...

05-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Don't think we applied ourselves : Carlos Brathwaite

West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday said his side lost to India in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals as they could not apply themselves."I don't think we applied ourselves. We were either too defensive or too attacking. We could've...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

I wanted to just absorb the pressure, help team to win : Dinesh Karthik

Having played a pivotal role in steering his team to victory after initial jitters in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals against the West Indies, veteran Dinesh Karthik on Sunday said he wanted to absorb the pressure while keeping his focus on positive...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Five years with KKR helped me do well here : Kuldeep Yadav

Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who starred in India's five-wicket win over the West Indies in the first T20I here, said his long stint with Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL helped him do well on Sunday.Kuldeep, who returned match-winning figures of 3/13, restricting...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

India spin out West Indies by five wickets

India pipped a fighting West Indies by five wickets riding on chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav's venomous stuff backed up by some responsible middle order batting display after early hiccups in the first of the three T20 Internationals here on Sunday.Yadav (3/13)...

03-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Great platform to test others in Dhoni's absence : Rohit Sharma

India's stand in captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested for the T20 series to give others a chance and see what they have got to offer keeping in mind the 50-over World Cup next year.Dhoni was not picked for India's Twenty20...

01-Nov-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

India thrash West Indies in 5th ODI, clinch series 3-1

India thrashed the West Indies by nine wickets in the fifth and final One-Day International to clinch the series 3-1 here on Thursday.India had won the first and fourth matches. The second match ended in an exciting draw while the visitors outplayed India...

29-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Don't need a foreign coach, feels archer Deepika Kumari

Managing to win a bronze at the recently-concluded Archery World Cup Finals without a coach, star Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari feels there is no need to rope in a foreign coach ahead of the World Championships as it could further complicate their preparations.The...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

Mahendra Singh Dhoni falls a run short to enter 10k ODI club for India

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's poor run continued in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies on Monday as the former skipper fell one run short of reaching 10,000 ODI runs for India.Dhoni has accumulated a total of 10,173 runs in the 50-over format...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

We need to back Ambati Rayudu till 2019 World Cup : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday reiterated his backing for newly-anointed No.4 Ambati Rayudu's possibility of making it to the next year's 50-over World Cup squad after the Hyderabad right-hander smashed an 81-ball 100 to guide the hosts to a 224-run win...

29-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Important to stand by women in #MeToo movement : Ashwini Ponnappa

Seasoned doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa on Monday said it's important to stand by the women in the #MeToo movement.Her 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal winning doubles partner Jwala Gutta has been a 'victim' and Ponnappa said women need to be understood...

29-Oct-2018 Mumbai

4th ODI : Clinical India outshine Windies in style

India dished out a clinical performance to outclass the West Indies by 224 runs, their biggest margin of victory against the Caribbean side, in the fourth One-day International (ODI) on their return to the Brabourne Stadium here on Monday.The victory is India's...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Koepka keeps No. 1 in World Golf Ranking

United States golfer Brooks Koepka kept hold of the top spot in the World Golf Ranking, released Monday, but Justin Rose of England managed to narrow the gap as he moved up to second place, knocking Dustin Johnson of the US down to third.Rose could have taken...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal retained his number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia's Novak Djokovic came in second.Roger Federer of Switzerland remained in the third spot...

29-Oct-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays atop world tennis rankings

Romania's Simona Halep maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 6,921 Points, ahead of Germany's Angelique Kerber.Elina Svitolina of Ukraine climbed three spots after prevailing over Sloane Stephens of the United...

28-Oct-2018 Patna

Pro Kabaddi League : UP Yoddha beat Dabang Delhi 38-36

UP Yoddha registered their third win in the ongoing edition of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) as they defeated Dabang Delhi KC 38-36 in an inter-zonal challenge match here on Sunday.The contest saw four raiders, Naveen Kumar and Chandran Ranjit for Dabang and...

27-Oct-2018 Pune

Kohli's ton in vain as Windies beat India in 3rd ODI

India skipper Virat Kohli's 38th ODI ton went in vain as a disciplined West Indies came back strongly to win the third One-day International by 43 runs at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday.Chasing a healthy 284, India looked on course...

25-Oct-2018 Muscat

Asian Champions Trophy: India ride Harmanpreet hat-trick

Harmanpreet Singh scored a hat-trick of penalty corner conversions to give India a 4-1 victory over South Korea in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 hockey tournament, knocking their opponents out of semi-final contention.Harmanpreet opened the Indian...

24-Oct-2018 Vishakhapattanam

2nd ODI: Hope-Hetmyer guide Windies to tie in last ball thriller

India skipper Virat Kohli's 37th ODI ton went in vain as the West Indies pulled off a heart-stopping chase to hold the hosts to a tie in the nail-biting second One-day International at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.This...

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