India vs Australia: Was a bit sad about omission from Test squad but moved on, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan, who was adjudged ‘Man of the Series’ in the recently concluded T20 series, is confident that India will do well in the four-Test series beginning December 6 at Adelaide. Shikhar Dhawan was not included in India’s Test squad against Australia. (Source: Reuters/File) Back amongst runs following a prolonged bad patch, Shikhar Dhawan has […]

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India vs Cricket Australia XI Highlights: Five fifties as India score 358 on Day 2

India went from 347/5 to 358 all out on the second day of the practice match against Cricket Australia XI at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Prithvi Shaw top-scored for India with 66 runs against Cricket Australia XI. (Source: AP) India’s practice match before the four-match Test series against Australia got underway on Thursday at the […]

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Hockey World Cup: For liberated Akashdeep Singh, sky is the limit

Coach Harendra unshackles forward Akashdeep by playing him in a withdrawn position; India reap benefit as they rout South Africa. Akashdeep Singh scored one and set up two goals in India’s win. (Source: PTI) When it’s not breezy, the Kalinga Stadium can be a great expedition site for David Attenborough. Bugs of all shapes and […]

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‘It’s the darkest day of my life’: Mithali Raj responds to Ramesh Powar’s report

Mithali Raj was accused by head coach of India women’s team Ramesh Powar of “blackmailing” and “pressurising coaches”, and playing for her own milestones. Shared News | November 29, 2018 11:55:30 am Mithali Raj responds to Ramesh Powar’s accusations against her. (Source: File) Veteran Indian women’s cricketer Mithali Raj on Thursday responded to coach Ramesh […]

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Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu take on Bengal with eye on first win

The Baba Indrajith-led team has five points from three matches, all affected by the vagaries of the weather and will hope for a full game. Baba Indrajith-led Tamil Nadu has five points from three matches. (Source: File) Tamil Nadu will take on Bengal in a crucial Ranji Trophy Elite Group ‘B’ match at the M […]

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Pakistan vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Yasir Shah’s 14 wickets lead Pakistan to innings win

After a career-best 8-41 to help dismiss New Zealand for 90, Yasir Shah grabbed 6-143 as the Black Caps followed on and were all out for 312 after tea on the fourth day. Yasir Shah’s rich match haul of 14 wickets earned Pakistan victory against New Zealand by an innings and 16 runs in the […]

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Coach Harendra Singh defends selection of junior players in World Cup squad

The current Indian team has seven out of 18 players from the junior World Cup squad, which under Harenedra Singh clinched the world title two years ago in Lucknow. The 18-member Indian hockey team that will participate in the upcoming World Cup. (Source: Hockey India) India’s chief coach Harendra Singh on Tuesday defended presence of […]

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Mithali Raj accuses Diana Edulji of bias, claims ‘people out to destroy me’

Mithali Raj has reacted for the first time since her exclusion from the playing XI in the semifinal of the ICC Women’s World T20 against England. Mithali Raj scored back-to-back fifties against Ireland and Pakistan at the ICC Women’s World T20. (Source: PTI) India’s captain in the ODI format, Mithali Raj has accused BCCI Committee […]

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Newcastle United revival continues with victory at Burnley

Newcastle United are four points clear of the relegation zone and three points ahead of 17th-placed Burnley, who stretched their winless league streak to six games. Newcastle United’s Ciaran Clark celebrates scoring their second goal with DeAndre Yedlin. (Source: Reuters) Newcastle United surged clear of the Premier League relegation zone after a Ben Mee own […]

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Hockey World Cup 2018: In Temple City of Bhubaneswar, a hockey pilgrimage

Bhubaneswar might not be the sport’s birthplace, but pre-world cup frenzy suggests it could be the spiritual home. An aerial shot of the Kalinga Stadium, which would host the hockey World Cup from Wednesday. (Source: Hockey India) Hockey has come home. It might sound a cheesy spinoff of England’s Russia 2018 call, but in the […]

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