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Pakistan all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed hopeful of series turnaround after Ireland pulled off upset in 1st T20I
Dublin | May 11, 2024 9:01:13 PM IST
Pakistan all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed is hopeful that the Men in Green can turnaround the deficit to clinch the T20I series against Ireland. ... read..


Maharashtra Premier League 2024: West Indies legend Courtney Walsh gives pep talk to Kolhapur Tuskers players
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 11, 2024 9:01:09 PM IST
Inspiration can come from many quarters but when legends come calling to give a pep talk to young cricketers the atmosphere simply becomes mesmerising. ... read..


IPL 2024: Chakravarthy believes KKR 'don't have any edge' over MI because Mumbai are out of tournament
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 11, 2024 9:00:44 PM IST
Ahead of his side's clash against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Varun Chakravarthy said they "don't have any edge" over MI since Mumbai are already out of the tournament's playoffs. ... read..


McIlroy lies tied second as Schauffele leads in Wells Fargo; Theegala is 49th
Charlotte | May 11, 2024 9:00:40 PM IST
Rory McIlroy was off to a good start as he started in search of a record fourth Wells Fargo Championship title. His 4-under 67 left him three shots behind leader Xander Schauffele (64). ... read..


IOA president expresses satisfaction with efforts to provide Indian athletes best support in Paris Olympics
New Delhi | May 11, 2024 9:00:27 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association president PT Usha on Friday said she was satisfied with the efforts to provide the country's athletes best possible support in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games to ensure that they can deliver their optimum performances. ... read..


India's Pranavi is second in Aramco Series Korea
Seoul | May 11, 2024 9:00:24 PM IST
India's Pranavi Urs shot a superb 3-under 69 to be tied second after the first round of the Aramco Team Series - Korea. Playing in her first year on the Ladies European Tour, Pranavi had five birdies and two bogeys. ... read..


"He's been a really good captain": Coetzee hails MI skipper Pandya ahead of facing KKR
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 11, 2024 9:00:17 PM IST
Mumbai Indians (MI) seamer Gerald Coetzee heaped praise on MI skipper Hardik Pandya and said he has been a "good captain" ahead of his side's clash against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..


England pacer James Anderson set to end international career in upcoming Test summer
London | May 11, 2024 9:00:13 PM IST
England pace spearhead James Anderson is set to hang up his boots in the upcoming Test summer following a 22-year-long illustrious international career with England, announced the veteran on his social media. ... read..


IPL 2024: GT skipper Gill hopes "team of miracles" will do more magic following win over CSK
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 11, 2024 8:59:57 PM IST
Following his side's win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Gujarat Titans (GT) skipper Shubman Gill expressed happiness with his team's win and hoped that his "team of miracles" will do more "magic" in their remaining games and earn a place in playoffs. ... read..


"Don't think we'll ever see a bowler to match Jimmy...": ECB chair Thompson hails Anderson following retirement announcement
London | May 11, 2024 8:59:48 PM IST
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairperson Richard Thompson hailed veteran pacer James Anderson after he announced his retirement from international cricket, saying that the country will never see a bowler like him again and the team owes him a sen ... read..


Olympic Selection Trials: Manu, Anish stay on course for top finish
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | May 11, 2024 8:59:42 PM IST
Olympian Manu Bhaker and India's top men's rapid-fire pistol (RFP) shooter, Anish Bhanwala, stayed on course for a top finish at the first-ever Olympic Selection Trials (OST) Rifle/Pistol, shooting solid qualification rounds in their 25m pistol OST T3 mat ... read..


IPL 2024: Confident Axar-led Delhi Capitals ready to take on RCB in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 11, 2024 8:59:36 PM IST
Having earned a crucial win in their previous outing, Delhi Capitals will look to keep the momentum going when they take on the Royal Challengers Bengaluru in their penultimate league stage match of the IPL 2024 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Su ... read..


Toss delayed in Kolkata Knight Riders-Mumbai Indians clash due to rain
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 11, 2024 8:59:31 PM IST
Toss has been delayed in the IPL clash between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians due to rain. ... read..


College student enters ground to meet Dhoni during IPL match in Ahmedabad, arrested
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 11, 2024 8:59:27 PM IST
A college student has been arrested for criminal trespassing and illegal entry after invading the field to meet legendary cricketer MS Dhoni during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, police said on Sa ... read..


Gurnoor Singh replaces Sushant Mishra in GT squad for remainder IPL 2024
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 11, 2024 8:59:18 PM IST
Gujarat Titans (GT) announced that pacer Gurnoor Singh Brar will replace Sushant Mishra for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..


Indian-origin karting prodigy Atiqa Mir: Breaking records and inspiring girls worldwide
Dubai | May 11, 2024 8:59:14 PM IST
Indian-origin karting prodigy from Srinagar, Atiqa Mir, the highest-ranked female driver in the Under-10 Category worldwide, opened up on her recent accomplishments, starting off her racing career because of her father and her favourite Formula 1 Driver. ... read..


It provided comprehensive understanding of our team dynamics: Salima Tete on playing friendly series against South Africa
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 11, 2024 8:59:12 PM IST
Salima Tete, who was recently appointed as the captain of the Indian Women's Hockey Team, shared her insights following an exhilarating six-match friendly series against South Africa, held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) here from May 3 to May 11. ... read..


Delhi Capitals receive major blow in race for IPL playoffs, Rishabh Pant suspended for one match
New Delhi | May 11, 2024 4:59:38 PM IST
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has been fined Rs 30 lakh and has been suspended for one match after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their clash against Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..


French striker Kylian Mbappe to leave Paris-Saint Germain after this season
Paris | May 11, 2024 4:59:30 PM IST
France forward Kylian Mbappe on Friday announced on social media that he will leave Ligue 1 champion Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) after the season. ... read..


"Current ranking shows actual condition of team": Ramiz Raja questions Pakistan's chances of lifting T20 WC
New Delhi | May 11, 2024 3:59:15 PM IST
Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman slammed the Men in Green after Ireland clinched their maiden T20I win over the Asian Giants in the first T20I of the three-match series. ... read..


Olympic Selection Trials 3 and 4 Rifle/Pistol set to get underway in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | May 11, 2024 2:59:27 PM IST
The 37 selected Rifle and Pistol shooters are set to resume their quest for a spot in the Indian Shooting squad for the upcoming Paris Olympics, when they take aim in the Olympic Selection Trials (OST) 3&4 Rifle/Pistol, at the MP State Shooting Academ ... read..


West Indies to play three-match T20I series against South Africa days before T20 World Cup
St John's | May 11, 2024 2:59:25 PM IST
Cricket West Indies on Saturday announced a gripping schedule for the men's team with three international home tours set to be played against South Africa, England and Bangladesh, from May to December this year. ... read..


Data leak: AIFF complaints panel submits report; approaches Cybercrime unit
New Delhi | May 11, 2024 1:59:54 PM IST
In light of reports in a section of the media on the recent leak of confidential data pertaining to the All India Football Federation employees, the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) of the AIFF received a complaint on the issue. ... read..


"There was little lack of stability if you compare it to Hina Hayata": Manika Batra following loss against Japanese player in Saudi Smash 2024 Quarterfinals
By Shaurya Dutt

New Delhi | May 11, 2024 12:59:49 PM IST
Following the loss in the quarterfinals of the Saudi Smash, star India Tennis player Manika Batra opened up on her defeat against Japan's Hina Hayata saying that she was more stable than me during the clash and that is one of the reasons that proved to b ... read..


Super League Kerala 2024 to commence in September, six teams fighting for title
Kochi (Kerala) | May 11, 2024 12:00:09 PM IST
The six teams for the inaugural Kerala Super League (KSL), which will begin later this year in September, were announced at a big event in Kochi on Friday evening. ... read..


T20 World Cup: US stadium, which is to host India-Pak clash, nears completion
New York | May 11, 2024 11:59:56 AM IST
The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York has reached the final stages of completion less than a month before the start of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. ... read..


Italian Open: Novak Djokovic says he is "fine" after being struck by water bottle
Rome | May 11, 2024 11:00:31 AM IST
World No. 1 from Serbia, Novak Djokovic has said that he is fine after being hit on the head by a metal water bottle following his second-round win at the Italian Open 2024 in Rome. ... read..


Doha Diamond League 2024: Neeraj Chopra secures second spot, Czech's Vadlejch finishes first
Doha | May 11, 2024 2:59:36 AM IST
Reigning Olympic and World Champion Neeraj Chopra finished second in Doha Diamond League 2024 here with the best attempt of 88.36m falling just 2 centimetres short of Jakub Vadlejch's of Czech Republic winning effort of 88.38m. ... read..


Petr Kratky extends contract with Mumbai City, to stay till end of 2025-26 season
Mumbai | May 10, 2024 10:00:00 PM IST
Days after Mumbai City FC's triumph in the Indian Super League (ISL) Cup Final against Mohun Bagan SG, the club has announced that head coach Petr Kratky's contract has been extended by a year till the end of the 2025/26 season. ... read..


"He's kind of relentless in a way": Naomi Osaka heaps praise on Andy Murray
Rome | May 10, 2024 9:59:46 PM IST
The four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka had a ton of praise for former No. 1 Andy Murray on and off the court following her first-round victory at the Italian Open. ... read..


Baku World Cup: Anant Jeet Naruka finishes 15th
Baku | May 10, 2024 9:59:34 PM IST
Anant Jeet Singh Naruka needed two perfect rounds to be in finals contention but missed one target in both, to bow out in 15th place in the men's skeet competition of the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgu ... read..


Open for top six to make it to IPL playoffs: Sourav Ganguly on race to IPL 2024
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 10, 2024 9:00:31 PM IST
Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly believes that the top six teams in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 can make it into the playoffs of the tournament. ... read..


Everton withdraw appeal against points deduction
New Delhi | May 10, 2024 9:00:16 PM IST
Premier League outfit Everton on Friday withdrew their appeal against a two-point reduction for breaching the Premier League's Profitability and Sustainability Rules (PSR). ... read..


IPL 2024: CSK win toss, decide to field against Gujarat Titans
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 10, 2024 9:00:03 PM IST
Ruturaj Gaikwad-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won the toss and decided to bowl against Shubman Gill's Gujarat Titans (GT) in the 59th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday. ... read..


Hilton Moreeng tenure as South Africa women's team head coach comes to end after 11 years
Johannesburg | May 10, 2024 9:00:02 PM IST
South Africa women's head coach Hilton Moreeng's 11-year-long tenure on Friday came to an end after his contract concluded at the end of the 2023/24 season. ... read..


4th T20I: Zimbabwe win toss, opt to field against Bangladesh
Dhaka | May 10, 2024 7:00:55 PM IST
Zimbabwe captain Sikandar Raza won the toss and opted to field against Bangladesh on Friday here at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. ... read..


"Still have a chance": Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool's chances of winning PL title
Birmingham | May 10, 2024 7:00:48 PM IST
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp opened up about his team's chances of lifting the Premier League trophy in his final season with the club ahead of their upcoming clash against Aston Villa on Monday. ... read..


Andy Murray to make comeback in ATP Challenger Tour in Bordeaux
Paris | May 10, 2024 7:00:46 PM IST
The former World No. 1 Andy Murray will compete in next week's ATP Challenger Tour in Bordeaux while making a return from the ankle injury before playing at the Geneva Open. ... read..


"My wrist is not exactly the way it should be": Dominic Thiem to retire at end of 2024 season
New Delhi | May 10, 2024 7:00:32 PM IST
Former US Open champion Dominic Thiem announced on Friday that he will retire at the end of the 2024 season after a difficult few years owing to a wrist injury. ... read..


"This is not permanent but...": Jay Shah on Impact Player rule in IPL
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 10, 2024 6:00:43 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah refused to commit to the continuation of the Impact Player rule in the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it would be decided after consulting with captains and coaches. ... read..


International League T20 season 3 to be held in Jan-Feb 2025
Dubai | May 10, 2024 6:00:31 PM IST
Season 3 of the International League T20 will begin on January 11 next year. The 34-match tournament will run for a month with the final to be played on February 9. ... read..


"We have spoken to ICC about it": Jay Shah on possibility of new venue for WTC Final
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 10, 2024 6:00:26 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah indicated that the BCCI has spoken with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to decide the new venues for the World Test Championship (WTC) Final. ... read..


"It's ego-driven in a way, chest out": De Villiers on Hardik Pandya's captaincy for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2024
Johannesburg | May 10, 2024 5:59:57 PM IST
Ahead of the fixture between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, former South African cricketer AB De Villiers raised questions on Hardik Pandya's captaincy approach in IPL, saying it is "ego-driven, chest out" and a lot of experienced players don't ... read..


Defending champion Elena Rybakina pulls out of Italian Open due to illness
Rome | May 10, 2024 5:59:44 PM IST
Defending champion Elena Rybakina on Friday withdrew from the Italian Open due to illness ahead of her first-round match. ... read..


Mission Olympic Cell approves star boxer Nikhat Zareen's request for high-tech equipment
New Delhi | May 10, 2024 5:59:32 PM IST
The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports' Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) approved the two-time world champion star boxer Nikhat Zareen's request for acquiring hi-tech equipment to train for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics. ... read..


R Praggnanandhaa all set to participate in Rapid and Blitz tournament
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 10, 2024 4:00:03 PM IST
R Praggnanandhaa, who recently competed at the FIDE Candidates for the first time, is all set to participate at the Rapid and Blitz tournament which takes place in Poland, as per a release by Adani Sports. ... read..


"NADA using expired kits...," Wrestler Bajrang Punia after suspension by world wrestling body
New Delhi | May 10, 2024 3:59:46 PM IST
Ace wrestler Bajrang Punia on Friday reiterated that he had not "refused" to provide his urine sample for a doping test to the National Anti-Doping Agency. ... read..


World Cup-bound players not qualified for IPL playoffs to leave early for USA, confirms Jay Shah
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 10, 2024 3:00:22 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah confirmed that Indian team players whose teams don't qualify for the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs will leave in the two batches for upcoming the T20 World Cup to the USA and the W ... read..


"If he wants to re-apply...": BCCI Secretary Jay Shah sends message as Dravid's tenure nears end
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 10, 2024 3:00:20 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah confirmed that the board will call for applications for the position of head coach on a long-term basis as Rahul Dravid's tenure will conclude in June this year. ... read..


"Catches we put down cost us the game": PBKS assistant coach Brad Haddin on loss against RCB in IPL 2024
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 10, 2024 2:02:23 PM IST
Following the loss against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the Indian Premier League 2024, Punjab Kings assistant coach Brad Haddin spoke of the main reason behind the loss on Thursday. ... read..


Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir to miss first T20I against Ireland
New Delhi | May 10, 2024 2:01:54 PM IST
Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir will link up with the Pakistan team on Friday in Ireland ahead of the first T20I but he will miss the first match. ... read..


Jyothi Yarraji misses Paris 2024 Olympics qualifying mark at Harry Schulting Games
Vught | May 10, 2024 1:01:13 PM IST
Athlete Jyothi Yarraji won the women's 100m hurdles event at the Harry Schulting Games 2024 athletics meet in Vught, Netherlands . ... read..


World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers: India's Greco-Roman hopes for Paris 2024 rest on Sunil Kumar
Istanbul | May 10, 2024 1:00:40 PM IST
Sunil couldn't secure an Olympic quota in the 87kg category on Thursday but will have another shot at through repechage on Friday. ... read..


"Vintage Virat Kohli knock": Cameron Green following PBKS-RCB clash in IPL 2024
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 10, 2024 1:00:00 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bengaluru all-rounder Cameron Green lauded the opener Virat Kohli following his marvellous innings against the Punjab Kings on Thursday. ... read..


New Zealand opener Colin Munro announces retirement from international cricket
Wellington | May 10, 2024 10:01:16 AM IST
Hard-hitting New Zealand batter Colin Munro has announced his retirement from international cricket. He is a white-ball specialist and has featured in previous two T20 World Cup campaigns for the Blackcaps. ... read..


Delhi defeat Kerala on penalties to book place in Swami Vivekananda U-20 Men's NFC semi-finals
Narainpur (Chhattisgarh), | May 10, 2024 10:00:45 AM IST
Delhi reached the semi-finals of the Swami Vivekananda U-20 Men's National Football Championship when they overcame Kerala via a tie-breaker at the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama Ground in Narainpur, Chhattisgarh, on Thursday. ... read..


"We're very wary of what MS Dhoni can give us": CSK head coach Stephen Fleming
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 10, 2024 4:00:41 AM IST
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach Stephen Fleming opened up on MS Dhoni's fitness and said the team management is very cautious about the former skipper's fitness and knows what he can give to the team. ... read..


"Gotta keep our heads up": PBKS skipper Sam Curran after defeat to RCB
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 10, 2024 2:59:30 AM IST
After his side's 60-run loss against Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper Sam Curran said they need to keep their heads up. ... read..


IPL 2024: All-round RCB eliminate PBKS from tournament following 60-run win
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 10, 2024 1:59:20 AM IST
A fine half-century by Rilee Rossouw went in vain as Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) bowlers delivered a brilliant performance to bundle out Punjab Kings (PBKS) for just 181 runs and secure a 60-run win at Dharamsala on Thursday. ... read..


"I know I need to take risks...": RCB's Virat following win over PBKS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 10, 2024 1:59:18 AM IST
Following his side's 60-run win against Punjab Kings (PBKS), in which he played a match-winning knock of 92 runs, Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) batter Virat Kohli said that he was looking to take more risks with his batting and played slog-sweep frequ ... read..


"Boys have shown character to turn it around...": RCB skipper Faf following win over PBKS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 10, 2024 1:59:16 AM IST
Following his side's 60-run win over Punjab Kings (PBKS), Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) skipper Faf Du Plessis lauded his team for showing fine character to turn their season around. ... read..


Siliguri Strikers unveiled as newest franchise of Bengal Pro T20 League
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 9, 2024 11:31:56 PM IST
Aiming to work at the grassroots level in Bengal cricket, Siliguri Strikers has been unveiled as the newest franchise in the upcoming Bengal Pro T20 League, which is set to get underway from June 11 at the majestic Eden Gardens. ... read..


IPL 2024: PBKS win toss, opt to field against RCB, Maxwell dropped for Ferguson
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 9, 2024 11:31:52 PM IST
Punjab Kings captain Sam Curran won the toss and opted to field against Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 on Thursday here at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium. ... read..


"Don't think anyone plays spin better": Abhishek Sharma lauds Travis over runs blitzkrieg against LSG
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 9, 2024 11:31:45 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batter Abhishek Sharma heaped praise on his opening partner Travis Head for playing spin like no one else. ... read..


McLaren's Lando Norris believes his team can "100 per cent" contend for title next season
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 11:31:41 PM IST
Days after winning his first Formula One race, British driver Lando Norris believed McLaren could "100 per cent" win the constructor championship of the upcoming F1 season. ... read..


Harmanpreet-led India complete whitewash over Bangladesh with 21-run win in 5th T20I
Sylhet | May 9, 2024 11:31:23 PM IST
India completed a series whitewash over Bangladesh with a resounding 21-run win in the fifth T20I at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


Manipur secure semi-final spot in Senior Women's NFC for Rajmata Jijabai Trophy
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 9, 2024 11:31:19 PM IST
Manipur became the first team to book their spot in the semi-finals of the 28th Senior Women's National Football Championship for Rajmata Jijabai Trophy Final Round after beating Odisha 3-1 at the AIFF National Centre of Excellence in Kolkata on Thursday. ... read..


Saudi Smash 2024: Manika Batra loses to Hina Hayata in quarter-final round
Jeddah | May 9, 2024 11:31:02 PM IST
Star Indian table tennis player Manika Batra's journey at the Saudi Smash 2024 came to an end after she suffered a loss in the women's singles quarter-final match on Thursday. ... read..


"Don't think they had right intent, didn't go out scoring for runs": Brett Lee on LSG's hammering by SRH
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | May 9, 2024 11:30:57 PM IST
Former Australia speedster Brett Lee has slammed Lucknow Super Giants' performance under skipper KL Rahul against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Wednesday and noted that they didn't have the right intent for the game. ... read..


Padma Awards: Squash star Joshna Chinappa, Uday Vishwanath, Gaurav Khanna conferred with Padma Shri
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 11:30:39 PM IST
Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa was conferred Padma Shri in the field of sports by President Droupadi Murmu in a ceremony at Rashtrpati Bhawan here on Thursday. ... read..


IPL 2024: Virat Kohli's blitz knock propels RCB to 241/7 against PBKS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 9, 2024 11:30:37 PM IST
Virat Kohli's fiery 92-run knock powered Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) to 241/7 against Punjab Kings (PBKS) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


USA Cricket chairman Pisike opens up on T20 WC in United States, challenges as cricketing nation
By Sahil Kohli

Atlanta | May 9, 2024 7:31:38 PM IST
Venu Pisike, the Chairman of USA cricket, said on Wednesday that the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup this year to be held in West Indies and the United States will bring a lot of awareness about the sport in the country and he also opened up on challenges USA ... read..


"He is a six-hitter...": Mike Hesson backs Abhishek Sharma to play for India following T20 WC 2024
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 9, 2024 7:31:19 PM IST
Former Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) Director of Cricket Mike Hesson and cricket coach Mike Hesson backed young Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener Abhishek Sharma to open for Team India after the ICC T20 World Cup this year in West Indies and USA. ... read..


"We get less credit for winning against smaller teams": Bangladesh quick Taskin on fans criticism
Dhaka | May 9, 2024 7:31:17 PM IST
Bangladesh quick Taskin Ahmed hit back at the criticism from some sections of fans even after they secured the ongoing five-match T20I series against Zimbabwe by taking an unassailable 3-0 lead. ... read..


It was tough game but...: Real manager Ancelotti on beating Bayern to make place in UCL Final
Madrid | May 9, 2024 7:30:58 PM IST
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti opened up on his side's clash against Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) semi-final match and said it was a tough game but they had control. ... read..


"Want to be as good as Bumrah...": PBKS' pacer Harshal Patel
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 9, 2024 7:30:40 PM IST
Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Indian pacer Harshal Patel termed his ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season as an "above-average" and also opened about about wanting to be like Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and challenging himself to be as good as him ... read..


India set to get first-ever professional pickleball league with WPBL
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 9, 2024 7:30:28 PM IST
India's growing reputation as a potential racquet sports hub is all set to get a massive boost with the launch of the World Pickleball League (WPBL), the first-ever professional pickleball league. ... read..


"Better behind closed doors": Brett Lee on animated discussion between KL Rahul, LSG owner Goenka after crushing defeat
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 7:30:27 PM IST
Former Australian pacer Brett Lee said on Thursday that the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) owner Sanjiv Goenka should have held discussions with the skipper KL Rahul behind closed doors after the team was steamrolled by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) who won by 10 ... read..


IPL 2024: Gujarat Titans show support for cancer awareness
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | May 9, 2024 4:31:20 PM IST
The Gujarat Titans are taking a stand against cancer, stepping onto the field and donning special lavender jerseys for the second year in a row. ... read..


"We have to keep faith": Bangladesh's Towhid Hridoy backs Litton Das to rediscover swing
Dhaka | May 9, 2024 4:31:16 PM IST
Bangladesh batter Towhid Hridoy backed seasoned player Litton Das to rediscover his swing before the T20 World Cup next month and said he just needs one game to change the scenario. ... read..


"In Paris Olympics anything is possible": 'Golden Boy' Neeraj Chopra
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 4:30:54 PM IST
India's javelin stars will kick off the outdoor season at the Doha leg of the Diamond League on May 10 with a new sense of 'belief'. ... read..


India win toss, opt to bat in fifth T20I against Bangladesh
Sylhet | May 9, 2024 4:30:53 PM IST
India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur won the toss and opted to bat against Bangladesh in the final T20I of the five-match series at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


Meritus Cup karting: Gurugram's Aarav Dewan tops Round 2 with maiden victory
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 9, 2024 3:29:47 PM IST
Gurugram's Aarav Dewan of Leapfrog Racing won Round 2 in the OK Junior class while Bengaluru's Ishaan Madesh of Peregrine Racing took the honours in the Senior class in the Round 2 of the FMSCI Meco Meritus Cup at Meco Kartopia in Bengaluru. Chennai's Riv ... read..


Zimbabwe Cricket clears all-rounder duo Madhevere, Mavuta to make return in competitive cricket
Harare | May 9, 2024 3:29:31 PM IST
Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Thursday cleared all-rounders Wessly Madhevere and Brandon Mavuta to return to competitive cricket after the duo completed their four-month suspensions which were imposed due to "recreational drug use". ... read..


"We have to improve our timing": Indian men's 4x400m relay team member Rajiv Arokia
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 2:30:37 PM IST
Rajiv Arokia, a member of the Indian men's 4x400m relay team that booked a Paris 2024 Olympics berth, said they are satisfied with the performance in qualifiers but the team need to improve timing and try their best to secure a medal in the Summer Games. ... read..


"There's nothing he can't do": Kumar Sangakkara backs Sanju Samson to thrive at T20 WC for India
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 2:29:46 PM IST
After Sanju Samson was included in India's 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka great and Rajasthan Royals (RR) Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara believes the 29-year-old will succeed in the upcoming global showpiece if he wins the race to ... read..


"Focused on performing better in Olympics": Rupal, Jyothika after Indian women's relay team seal Paris berth
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 1:29:51 PM IST
The members of the Indian women's 4x400m relay team that booked a Paris 2024 Olympics berth said the team needs to focus and work hard for good performance in the Summer Games while improving their timing. ... read..


"He surely deserves that World Cup medal": Yuvraj Singh hails Virat Kohli as 'best batter of this generation'
New Delhi | May 9, 2024 1:29:39 PM IST
Former star India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh hailed batting talisman Virat Kohli as the "best batter of this generation" across all formats and outlined what makes the 35-year-old unique. ... read..


"It's paramount challenge to play Rafael Nadal in Roland-Garros": Novak Djokovic
Rome | May 9, 2024 12:30:15 PM IST
The 24-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic, who will be seeking his first trophy of the year, discussed the possibility of Rafael Nadal making his final participation at the French Open 2024 and said facing the Spaniard in Roland-Garros is "really a p ... read..


Lucknow skipper KL Rahul keeps calm in 'animated' chat with LSG owner after 10-wicket thrashing
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 9, 2024 10:29:56 AM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) destroyed the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), dominating them with the new ball in the first place and then chasing down 166 in 9.4 overs beating LSG by 10-wickets, the fastest 10-over score in T20. ... read..


"We didn't have an answer to SRH's incredible hitting": LSG consultant Adam Voges after thumping defeat
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 9, 2024 10:29:43 AM IST
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) consultant Adam Voges was left speechless after Sunrisers Hyderabad's (SRH) hard-hitting destroyed his team and handed the visitors a thumping defeat in a one-sided contest in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match. ... read..


Abhishek Sharma an exciting talent for Indian cricket: Explosive Sunrisers batter Travis Head
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 9, 2024 9:28:42 AM IST
After partnering with uncapped southpaw Abhishek Sharma to flatten the Lucknow bowling attack on the way to a lopsided win at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday, explosive Sunrisers Hyderabad batter Travis Head was all praise ... read..


Siddarth Kaul signs with Northamptonshire on short-term deal
London | May 9, 2024 2:28:33 AM IST
India seamer Siddarth Kaul will join Northamptonshire on a short-term deal for the next three County Championship fixtures. ... read..


T20I Player Rankings: Suryakumar Yadav continues to reign at top; Taskin Ahmed, Mahedi Hasan gain big
Dubai | May 8, 2024 11:32:24 PM IST
India's batting dynamo Suryakumar Yadav continued his dominance on the T20I batters rankings while Bangladesh seamer Taskin Ahmed and spinner Mahedi Hasan have been rewarded for their good form against Zimbabwe by making giant strides on the latest ICC Me ... read..


AIFF panel approves Prevention of Sexual Harassment policy
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 11:32:15 PM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday approved the AIFF Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Policy, to be implemented with immediate effect. ... read..


Andy Murray to play in Geneva Open after receiving wild card
London | May 8, 2024 11:31:58 PM IST
The former World No. 1 Andy Murray is expected to return from injury this month at the Geneva Open, indicating he will compete in the French Open the following week. ... read..


"Bumrah is doing really well for India...": West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | May 8, 2024 11:31:49 PM IST
Former West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh said that it is difficult to predict who will win the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in West Indies and the USA this year and expects some high-quality cricket to be played in the tournament. ... read..


"CSK part of my life now," says Sri Lanka pacer Matheesha Pathirana
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 8, 2024 11:31:45 PM IST
Sri Lanka and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pacer Matheesha Pathirana said the Chennai-based franchise is a part of his life now. ... read..


"Yashasvi a down-to-earth, focused player...": Dilip Vengasarkar
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 11:31:43 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar lauded Indian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal, calling him a "focused" and "down to earth" player who he has watched since his U14 days. ... read..


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