Doubles trouble as India announce Rio tennis team

Leander Paes will play in his seventh Olympic Games after getting the nod from the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Saturday (June 11) – a move which has angered his Rio doubles partner Rohan Bopanna. Bopanna – who as the highest ranked Indian could put forward the name of his preferred team mate – […]

india firm up windies dates

IndIa will begin their four-Test series against the West Indies on July 21 after playing a couple of warm-up matches in their 49- day tour of the Caribbean. India will arrive in St. Kitts on July 6 to play a two-day warm-up fixture at Warner Park on July 9 and 10. at the same venue, […]

india crush laos to book cup place

Striker Jeje Lalpekhlua scored twice as india recovered from a one-goal deficit to thrash Laos 6-1 in one of their biggest ever wins to book a berth in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football qualifiers in Guwahati on tuesday (7). india trailed 1-0 in the 16th minute through a khonesavanh Sihavong strike but replied in […]

Amir closing in on Pakistan Test return

FAST BOWLER Mohammad Amir has been named in Pakistan’s Test squad to face England in a four- match series starting next month, six years after he received a spot-fixing ban against the same opponents. The 24-year-old, who also served a custodial sentence for the offence, was expected to receive his British visa this week following […]

Tigers worried Rahman has lost Fizz

Mustafizur Rahman’s participation in the English Twenty20 tournament for Sussex was thrown into doubt last week after Bangladesh officials said they feared the paceman may be suffering from burnout. The 20-year-old bowling sensation, nicknamed Fizz, returned home to a hero’s welcome after helping Sunrisers Hyderabad win their maiden IPL title with 17 wickets from 16 […]

icc deny ‘fix’

‘India vs Pakistan matches on merit, not for ratings’ by Ronnie Ruff The international Cricket Council (iCC) has played down reports that they deliberately group india and Pakistan together in their major tournaments. the rivals will play each other in the group stage of their events for the fifth consecutive time in next year’s Champions […]

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu celebrates historic European debut

India’s national goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has achieved a historic feat, becoming the first Indian to feature in a top-tier league match in Europe. The 24-year-old kept a clean sheet for Norwegian side Stabaek FC in his first Tippeligaen (Premier League) start in a 5-0 away triumph over IK Start last Sunday (May 29). Sandhu, […]

Hyderabad are IPL heroes

Skipper David Warner’s sparkling half century helped Sunrisers Hyderabad survive a punishing blitz by Chris Gayle to edge out Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in the Indian Premier League final on Sunday (May 29). Defending 208 to claim their maiden IPL title, Hyderabad restricted Virat Kohli’s Bangalore to 200-7 at the M Chinnaswamy stadium […]

Hyderabad heroes

sunrisers see off bangalore to claim first ipl title Skipper David Warner’s sparkling half century helped Sunrisers Hyderabad survive a punishing blitz by Chris Gayle to edge out Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight runs in the Indian Premier League final last Sunday (29). Defending 208 to claim their maiden IPL title, Hyderabad restricted Virat Kohli’s […]

Ali ton catalyst for England series win

Moeen Ali said he owed England a big score after his Test- best 155 not out helped England secure a seriesclinching win over Sri Lanka. Ali’s innings was at the heart of England’s commanding 498 for 9 declared on the second day of the second Test at the Riverside. The allrounder shared valuable partnerships of […]