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India elect to bowl in sixth ODI

Centurion, Feb 16 : India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and put South Africa in to bat in the sixth and final One-day International at the Supersport Park here on Friday. Already 4-1 up in the series, the visitors decided to rest paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar and included youngster Shardul Thakur in the playing XI […]

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Odisha government to sponsor Indian hockey teams for five years

The Odisha government has announced that it will sponsor the Indian hockey teams — both men and women — for the next five years. This will be the first time a state is sponsoring a national hockey team. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of Team […]

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After SA demolition Kohli and his men have eyes trained on World Cup

February 14, 2018 Indian captain Virat Kohli says his team might test its bench strength in the sixth and final ODI against South Africa on Friday but asserted that intensity won’t be lacking despite the match’s dead-rubber status. India secured their first ever series win in South Africa across formats when they beat the hosts […]

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India may miss out on hosting 2021 Champions Trophy, 2023 World Cup

Dubai, Feb 10 : The Indian government’s stance of not approving a tax exemption to the International Cricket Council (ICC) could possibly see India losing out on hosting two of the biggest global tournaments — the 2021 Champions Trophy and the 2023 World Cup — in the next five years. The ICC board during its […]

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Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Rangana Herath passes Wasim Akram in series win

Sri Lanka wrapped up a three-day win over Bangladesh in the second Test in Mirpur to win the series 1-0 – with a personal milestone for Rangana Herath. The veteran spinner took 4-49 to overtake Pakistan legend Wasim Akram as the most successful left-arm bowler in Test history, with 415 wickets. Off-spinner Akila Dananjaya took […]

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Virat Kohli is a genius and best in the world: Javed Miandad

Feb 8, 2018 Former Pakistan captain and maverick batsman of the 80s Javed Miandad has hailed India skipper Virat Kohli as a “genius who is the best batsman in the world”. On Wednesday, Kohli scored his 34th ODI century – an unbeaten 160 – to set up India’s 124-run win over South Africa in Cape Town, which […]

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K Clinches 2 Medals In Khelo India So Far

Jammu Feb 7: “Mass participation” and “promotion of excellence in sports” — these are the twin objectives of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports behind the first Khelo India School Games (KISG), which began at Delhi on January 31. On the 8th day of the Sports Extravaganza, J&K clinched two silver medals. In under […]

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Life ban on Sreesanth: SC issues notice to BCCI

February 05, 2018 The Supreme Court on Monday sought a reply from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over former India pacer S Sreesanth’s appeal against his life ban in connection with the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal. The Supreme Court has given a four-week deadline to BCCI to file […]

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BCCI announces cash awards for U19 World Cup winners

New Delhi, Feb 3: Congratulating the Indian Under 19 team for lifting the World Cup for the fourth time, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday announced cash awards of Rs 30 lakh each for the players and Rs 50 lakh for coach Rahul Dravid. The board also announced cash awards […]

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India hammer Australia to become ICC U 19 World champions for record fourth time

February 03, 2018 In a convincing display of all-round cricket, India beat Australia by 8 wickets to win the ICC Under-19 World Cup in  Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, on Saturday.  Opener Manjot Karla struck a brilliant century to guide India to their record 4th Under-19 World Cup title after the bowlers had restricted the Aussies […]

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