Thursday, July 18, 2024

IPL 2024: Lucknow Super Giants win toss, opt to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2024 11:31:25 PM IST
KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) won the toss and decided to bat against Pat Cummins' Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 57th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..

Australian skipper Pat Cummins celebrates 31st birthday with father
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2024 11:31:21 PM IST
Australian and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain Pat Cummins celebrated his 31st birthday with his father on Wednesday. ... read..

"The best example is Jasprit Bumrah...": Rashid Khan points out what makes Indian pacer unplayable
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 11:31:01 PM IST
Afghanistan and Gujarat Titans (GT) ace spinner Rashid Khan on Wednesday said that as batters continue to raise the level of attack in T20 cricket, bowlers must think about their skill set rather than thinking about the pitch and boundary size. ... read..

"Highest-class left-arm leg-spin": DC coach Ricky Ponting hails Kuldeep Yadav's bowling against RR
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 11:30:59 PM IST
After Kuldeep Yadav's two-wicket haul against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Delhi Capitals (DC) head coach Ricky Ponting showered praise on the 29-year-old for displaying "highest-class left-arm leg-spin" against the oppon ... read..

"I wanted to get it away": Zak Crawley recalls first ball four in 2023 Ashes
London | May 8, 2024 11:30:43 PM IST
England Test opener Zak Crawley revealed that he intended to make an impact on the first delivery of the Ashes in 2023 when he slammed a boundary of the very first ball of the series. ... read..

Virat, Rohit, other Indian players reveal their first look in new T20 World Cup jersey
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 8, 2024 11:30:34 PM IST
The Indian cricket stars on Wednesday revealed their first look in their new jersey for the ICC T20 World Cup which starts next month. ... read..

"We are really excited": Real Madrid manager Ancelotti on facing Bayern in UCL semis
Madrid | May 8, 2024 11:30:32 PM IST
Ahead of his side's clash against Bayern Munich in the second round of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu, Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti said the Los Blancos are excited to face the German club. ... read..

IPL 2024: Badoni fifty guides LSG to modest 165/4 against SRH
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2024 11:30:20 PM IST
A fine half-century from Ayush Badoni and his partnership with Nicholas Pooran helped Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) reach a modest total of 165/4 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadi ... read..

Shashank, Ashutosh have been outstanding: Assistant coach Haddin hails PBKS batters ahead of facing RCB
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 8, 2024 11:30:06 PM IST
Punjab Kings (PBKS) assistant coach Brad Haddin heaped praise on Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma for their "outstanding" performances in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..

"It's a good score if...": Allrounder Ayush Badoni on LSG's 165/4 against SRH
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2024 11:29:45 PM IST
After playing a 55-run knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 on Wednesday, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) allrounder Ayush Badoni said Lucknow's 166-run target is good score if the dew doesn't come. ... read..

IPL 2024: SRH's Head-Abhishek deliver fireworks, chase down 166 in just 9.4 overs against LSG
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 8, 2024 11:29:40 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad openers Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma smashed Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) bowlers to the pulp, registering a ten-wicket victory and chasing down the target of 166 runs in just 9.4 overs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game at Hyd ... read..

Shakib Al Hasan returns to Bangladesh squad for last two T20Is against Zimbabwe
Chattogram | May 8, 2024 5:30:39 PM IST
In a major boost for Bangladesh, ace spin-bowling all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to make his T20I comeback after 10 months, weeks before the start of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024. ... read..

India fields 14-man contingent at World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers, final chance to get Paris 2024 quotas
Istanbul | May 8, 2024 5:30:20 PM IST
India is fielding a 14-man squad for the World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers scheduled in Istanbul from Thursday, the last chance for wrestlers to obtain their quotas for the Paris 2024 Olympics. ... read..

AIFF Youth League titles up for grabs as final rounds beckon
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 4:31:02 PM IST
The AIFF Youth Leagues 2023-24 are entering their business end as the playoffs and the Final Rounds are scheduled to begin on Wednesday. 16 teams in each of the three leagues - the U-17 Youth League, the Junior League and the Sub-Junior League - will cont ... read..

J-K: Kashmir Open International FIDE-rated chess tournament organized in Srinagar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | May 8, 2024 4:30:58 PM IST
The third Kashmir International Chess Tournament is being held in the Indoor Stadium Polo ground from May 4 to 9 with players from India, Bangladesh, and Nepal participating, along with some players from Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..

Neeraj Chopra, Kishore Jena set to compete in Federation Cup 2024
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 4:30:56 PM IST
Olympic and world champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will participate in the Federation Cup National Championship 2024 to be held from May 12 to 15 in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. ... read..

"Both sweeps, getting down low...": DC's Tristan Stubbs opens up on how playing hockey helped his game
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 3:31:13 PM IST
Delhi Capitals' (DC) batting sensation Tristan Stubbs, who played a quick-fire cameo of 41 (20) against Rajasthan Royals (RR), disclosed his secret to success and discussed how playing hockey in his early years had improved his batting skills. ... read..

England Test opener Zak Crawley aims to improve his skills in 'quite suited' white-ball format
London | May 8, 2024 3:30:49 PM IST
England Test opener Zak Crawley hopes to play a more consistent role in the white-ball side and feels that the 50-over and T20 formats are "quite suited" for his style of play. ... read..

IPL: Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel register their name in list of most wicket for Delhi Capitals
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 3:30:27 PM IST
Delhi Capitals spinners registered Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel registered their names in the list off most wickets for the franchise during the clash against Rajasthan Royals in the 56th fixture of the Indian Premier League 2024 on Tuesday. ... read..

RR skipper Sanju Samson fined 30 percent match fees for IPL code of conduct breach
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 1:30:08 PM IST
The Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Sanju Samson has been fined 30 per cent of his match fees for violating the IPL's code of conduct during his team's encounter against the Delhi Capitals in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at Arun Jaitley Stad ... read..

Saina Nehwal, Rajkumar Rao urge people to come out and vote during Viksit Bharat Run
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 12:30:06 PM IST
During the 'Run for Viksit Bharat' event, ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal said that voting is really important and everyone should vote in order to make the country better. ... read..

Chamari Athapaththu guides Sri Lanka to victory over Scotaland in Women's T20 World Cup 2024 Qualifier Final
Abu Dhabi | May 8, 2024 10:30:16 AM IST
Sri Lanka skipper Chamari Athapaththu hit a sensational hundred to set up a big win in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier final against Scotland. ... read..

The Test, Season 3: Trailer released of series chronicling Australia's WTC23-win, Ashes
Sydney | May 8, 2024 9:30:30 AM IST
The trailer of the latest season of 'The Test' is out, tracing the Australian team's time in the United Kingdom during the ICC Men's World Test Championship 2023 Final against India, followed by the Ashes series. ... read..

Papua New Guinea stick to experience in T20 World Cup 2024 squad
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 9:30:23 AM IST
Ready for their second appearance at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Papua New Guinea have named their 15-member squad set to feature in Group C at the tournament. ... read..

IPL 2024: "If we had conceded couple less....": RR skipper Samson after loss to DC
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 3:29:51 AM IST
Following his side's 20 run loss to Delhi Capitals (DC), Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Sanju Samson said that the target was like 10 runs extra and his team could have conceded less boundaries. ... read..

IPL 2024: DC skipper Pant lauds bowlers for exceptional show in death overs following win over RR
New Delhi | May 8, 2024 3:29:49 AM IST
Following his side's 20 run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR), Delhi Capitals (DC) skipper Rishabh Pant lauded his bowlers, particularly Kuldeep Yadav for their exceptional performance in death overs. ... read..

IPL 2024: Rajasthan Royals win toss, opt to field against Delhi Capitals
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 11:02:41 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson won the toss and opted to field against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..

Bangladesh overcome Zimbabwe's resilience to clinch series with 9-run win in 3rd T20I
Chattogram | May 7, 2024 11:02:39 PM IST
Bangladesh clinched the five-match T20I series with a nail-biting defence over Zimbabwe following their 9-run run triumph in the third match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Tuesday. ... read..

DC's Fraser McGurk becomes first-ever IPL player to register unique record, continues incredible 2024 season
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 11:01:52 PM IST
Delhi Capitals (DC) young batting sensation Jake Fraser McGurk continued his scorching run of form at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), becoming the first-ever player to have three half-centuries in 20 balls or less in the history of the competitio ... read..

U20 National Football C'ship: Kerala beat Haryana 2-0 to reach QFs
Narainpur (Chattisgarh) | May 7, 2024 11:01:50 PM IST
Kerala made the quarter-finals of the Swami Vivekananda U20 Men's National Football Championship from Group D when they overcame the challenge of Haryana 2-0 at the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama ground on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. ... read..

Asian U-22 and Youth Boxing Championships 2024: Olympic-bound Preeti shines as seven Indian U-22 boxers clinch gold medals
Others | May 7, 2024 11:01:43 PM IST
Seven Indian U-22 boxers, including Olympic-bound boxer Preeti, clinched gold medals as the Indian contingent concluded their highly successful campaign with an impressive 43 medals at the ASBC Asian U-22 & Youth Boxing Championships 2024 in Astana, K ... read..

IPL 2024: Fifties from McGurk, Porel power Delhi Capitals to 221/8 against Rajasthan Royals
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 11:01:16 PM IST
Explosive half-centuries by Jake Fraser McGurk and Abhishek Porel and a quickfire cameo by Tristan Stubbs towards the end helped Delhi Capitals (DC) reach 221/8 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Delhi's Arun Jaitle ... read..

"Top-five including haven't done well": Zimbabwe skipper after loss to Bangladesh
Chattogram | May 7, 2024 11:01:03 PM IST
Zimbabwe captain Sikandar Raza acknowledged the sub-par performance of the top-order batters after they failed to keep the series alive against Bangladesh on Tuesday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. ... read..

"New kit, same ambition...": Pakistan stars pose in T20 WC 2024 jersey
Dublin | May 7, 2024 8:00:09 PM IST
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam expressed his intention to deliver a quality performance with the team at the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in West Indies and USA which will start from June 1 this year. ... read..

"Worst defeat": Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag reacts to "disappointing" result against Crystal Palace
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 7:01:43 PM IST
Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag insisted that he is the right man for the job but also admitted that their 4-0 loss against Manchester United on Tuesday (IST) was their "worst defeat". ... read..

"It's very difficult to bowl against Suryakumar Yadav": Simon Helmot following MI-SRH clash
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 7:01:35 PM IST
Following the loss against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2024, SunRisers Hyderabad assistant coach Simon Helmot praised the star India batter Suryakumar Yadav after scoring an outstanding unbeaten century on Monday. ... read..

IPL 2024: RR's Yashasvi Jaiswal unleashes "Jaisball" in nets ahead of DC clash
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 7:01:27 PM IST
Ahead of his side's Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Delhi Capitals (DC), Rajasthan Royals (RR) opener Yashasvi Jaiswal unleashed the "Jaisball" during the nets session on Tuesday. ... read..

"His knock was phenomenal": Kieran Pollard on Tilak Varma after victory over SunRisers Hyderabad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 7:01:11 PM IST
Following the victory against SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League 2024, Mumbai Indians batting coach Kieran Pollard hailed uncapped batter Tilak Varma for his performance on Monday. ... read..

"Done quite a lot of damage": Christian Horner on Max Verstappen's car hitting bollard in Miami GP
Miami | May 7, 2024 7:01:09 PM IST
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner stated that Max Verstappen's car sustained "quite a lot of damage" after colliding with a bollard during the Miami Grand Prix, and the team intends to analyse how much this may have influenced his pace in the secon ... read..

Spencer Johnson signs with Surrey Cricket for T20 Blast
London | May 7, 2024 7:01:03 PM IST
Surrey Cricket on Tuesday announced that they have signed Australia fast bowler Spencer Johnson for their first eight matches of the Vitality Blast. ... read..

"It's players that have been there before, done it": McDonald defends Australia team selection for WC squad
Melbourne | May 7, 2024 7:00:45 PM IST
Australia head coach Andrew McDonald has backed his senior players and said they have shown promise to deliver on the big stage after questions were raised about the exclusion of youngsters like Jake Fraser-McGurk and the average age of the team. ... read..

Suryakumar Yadav equals Rohit Sharma for joint-most centuries for Mumbai Indians in IPL
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 7:00:37 PM IST
Mumbai Indians (MI) batter Suryakumar Yadav equalled former franchise skipper Rohit Sharma to have the most hundreds for the five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions on Tuesday. ... read..

"My vote, my right": Ravindra Jadeja casts vote in Gujarat's Jamnagar
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | May 7, 2024 7:00:35 PM IST
India's star cricket all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and his wife Rivaba Jadeja cast their vote at a polling booth in Gujarat's Jamnagar during the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday. ... read..

"Paris 2024 Olympics will be best for Indian table tennis": Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
By Sahil Kohli

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 7:00:26 PM IST
Indian table tennis star and Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sathiyan Gnanasekaran said that the Paris Olympics 2024 will be the best-ever for the country's table tennis contingent and also opened up on his historic World Table Tennis (WTT) Feeder title ... read..

Former India cricketer picks Riyan Parag as player to watch out for in DC-RR clash in IPL 2024
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 5:00:00 PM IST
Ahead of the clash between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals at the Indian Premier League 2024 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, former India cricketer Aakash Chopra chose uncapped Indian player Riyan Parag as the player to watch out for in the clash on Tuesday. ... read..

"We are bit on observation mode at the moment": Toto Wolff on second driver at Mercedes
Miami | May 7, 2024 4:59:36 PM IST
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff hasn't ruled out meeting with Max Verstappen to explore the prospect of replacing Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes. ... read..

"Rohit's presence is going to be...": Yuvi backs 'Hitman' to end India's title drought at ICC events in T20 WC
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 4:02:50 PM IST
Former star India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, the ambassador of the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, came out in support of skipper Rohit Sharma, backing him to lead his charges to the title in the US and the West Indies. ... read..

Tripura's first international cricket stadium set to be ready by February next year
Agartala (Tripura) | May 7, 2024 4:02:39 PM IST
Tripura Cricket Association (TCA) is likely to open the state's first international cricket stadium at Narsingarh in West Tripura district with a one-day international match or an IPL (Indian Premier League) T20 encounter by February next year. ... read..

"No real concern about match fitness": Australia coach Andrew McDonald backs captain Mitchell Marsh
Melbourne | May 7, 2024 4:02:05 PM IST
Australia coach Andrew McDonald backed captain Mitchell Marsh to recover fully before the T20 World Cup 2024. The 32-year-old Austalian all-rounder won't be able to bowl until the final week before Australian team departs for the Caribbean ... read..

India head coach Igor Stimac reveals second list of 15 probables for Bhubaneswar camp ahead of FIFA WC 26 qualifiers
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 4:01:54 PM IST
Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday announced the second list of 15 probables for the Bhubaneswar camp ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2026 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 matches against Kuwait and Qatar. ... read..

IPL 2024: KKR batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz set to rejoin Kolkata squad
Miami | May 7, 2024 4:01:10 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) set to receive a boost as their star batter Rahmanullah Gurbaz will join the team after a short break from Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 due to his mother's illness. ... read..

BJP MLA Rivaba Jadeja casts her vote in Jamnagar during third phase of Lok Sabha elections
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | May 7, 2024 1:00:58 PM IST
Star India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja's wife Rivaba Jadeja cast her vote at the polling station in Jamnagar during the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on Tuesday. ... read..

Ravi Shastri picks out two players key to India's T20 World Cup hopes
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 1:00:16 PM IST
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has picked out two players set to debut at senior ICC events for India - Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shivam Dube - as key to the team's hopes in the Caribbean and USA for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 in June. ... read..

Fraser-McGurk happy to stay patient after missing T20 World Cup selection
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 10:00:27 AM IST
Opener Jake Fraser-McGurk knows where he stands in the pecking order of Australia's top-order stars and is prepared to bide his time and remain patient and wait for his chance to prove himself at a major ICC tournament. ... read..

Sri Lanka, Scotland gear up for big final as to decide Women's T20 World Cup groups
Abu Dhabi | May 7, 2024 10:00:12 AM IST
Sri Lanka and Scotland will battle it out in the final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2024 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday. ... read..

KKR's charter flight diverted to Guwahati due to bad weather in Kolkata
Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 7, 2024 4:00:10 AM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) charter flight diverted to Guwahati due to bad weather in Kolkata on Monday evening. ... read..

"Want to take some tips from Jadeja": USA's Nisarg Patel on taking advice from Indian cricketer
New Delhi | May 7, 2024 2:59:52 AM IST
USA cricketer Nisarg Patel revealed former India skipper MS Dhoni is his favourite player but since the 42-year-old has retired from international cricket, he wants to take a few tips from 'Men in Blue' all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja in the upcoming T220 Wor ... read..

"Done this after a long time": MI's Suryakumar on playing match-winning knock against SRH
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 2:59:45 AM IST
After playing a match-winning knock against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 on Monday, Mumbai Indians' (MI) batter Suryakumar Yadav said he has done this after a long time. ... read..

"At Wankhede, you want as many runs...": SRH skipper Cummins following loss to MI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 2:59:43 AM IST
Following his side's seven wicket loss to Mumbai Indians (MI), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper Pat Cummins admitted that his side fell short with the bat and they wanted as much as they could score at Wankhede. ... read..

"Building another avenue of growth...": IPL chairman Dhumal bats for hybrid cricket pitches in India
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 7, 2024 2:00:10 AM IST
The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamshala witnessed a momentous event on Monday as India's first-ever hybrid pitch was unveiled in the presence of Arun Dhumal, Chairman, Indian Premier League (IPL), Paul Taylor, former England ... read..

"He puts bowlers under pressure...": MI skipper Hardik hails Suryakumar following ton against SRH
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 7, 2024 2:00:07 AM IST
Following his side's seven wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Hardik Pandya lauded batter Suryakumar Yadav for putting bowlers under pressure with his counter-attacking ton after a quick loss of wickets at the start. ... read..

National Women's Hockey League 2024: Bengal, Odisha register wins on day-6
Ranchi (Jharkhand ) | May 6, 2024 12:00:32 AM IST
Day 6 of the National Women's Hockey League 2024 (Phase 1) witnessed Hockey Bengal and Hockey Association of Odisha register victories in their respective matches, which took place at the Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi, Jhark ... read..

"One day, when I finish my cricket...": Warner opens up on living in "loving and positive" India after retirement
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 12:00:28 AM IST
Delhi Capitals (DC) and Australian opener David Warner on Monday opened up on his future plan of moving to India at the end of his cricketing career and expressed his love for the "loving and positive" people in the country and its cricket-crazy culture. ... read..

Australia commence ICC T20 World Cup 2024 preparations
Brisbane | May 6, 2024 12:00:19 AM IST
The home based players of Australian men's squad, under the leadership of Mitchell Marsh, kick-started their preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup on Monday. ... read..

"If we play our best cricket for 40 overs, we'll be hard to beat: DC head coach Ponting ahead of RR clash
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 12:00:11 AM IST
Back from a short break, Delhi Capitals are geared up to take on Rajasthan Royals in their 12th match of the IPL 2024 at Arun Jaitley Stadium on Tuesday. ... read..

Iga Swiatek, Elena Rybakina, Aryna Sabalenka headline Italian Open draw
Rome | May 6, 2024 11:00:46 PM IST
The Internazionali BNL d'Italia also known as the Italian Open announced the draw on Monday, with World No.1 and top seed Iga Swiatek on the opposite half of the draw to No.4 and defending champion Elena Rybakina. ... read..

4th T20I: Harmanpreet, bowlers help India secure win against Bangladesh in rain-curtailed match
Sylhet | May 6, 2024 11:00:44 PM IST
Harmanpreet Kaur's 39 and spinners' outstanding performance guided India to a 56-run victory by DLS Method against Bangladesh in the rain-hit fourth T20I of the five-match series here at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday. ... read..

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal to make Rome return; Novak Djokovic handed tricky draw
Rome | May 6, 2024 11:00:42 PM IST
A record 10-time champion Rafael Nadal, who was drawn on Monday with a qualifier in the first round of the Italian Open, will start his bid for an 11th triumph in the Italian capital as he continues his comeback from injury on clay, as per ATP. ... read..

"Rohit spoke to me about nuances of batting...": Indian spinner Kuldeep highlights captain's role in improving his batsmanship
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 11:00:41 PM IST
Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav said that skipper Rohit Sharma helped him improve his batting skills during the five-match Test series against England at home from January to March this year. ... read..

IPL 2024: Hardik, Piyush's three-wicket hauls restrict SRH at 173/8 against MI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 6, 2024 11:00:33 PM IST
Hardik Pandya and Piyush Chawla's three-wicket hauls restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at 173/8 against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday. ... read..

"He definitely deserves it": Max Verstappen heaps praise on rival Lando Norris for maiden F1 win
Miami | May 6, 2024 11:00:31 PM IST
Max Verstappen praised Lando Norris for a "deserved" Formula One victory, as the Red Bull driver conceded defeat to his McLaren adversary at the end of a thrilling Miami Grand Prix. ... read..

"Not sure why I was blocked...": David Warner opens up on unceremonious exit from Sunrisers Hyderabad
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 11:00:24 PM IST
Delhi Capitals (DC) and Australian opener David Warner on Monday opened up on his unceremonious exit from his former Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad, calling his departure from SRH as "bizarre". ... read..

Roundglass Punjab Hockey Academy announces inaugural Punjab Hockey League
Mohali (Punjab) | May 6, 2024 11:00:21 PM IST
Roundglass Punjab Hockey Academy (RGPHA) has announced the inaugural edition of the Punjab Hockey League (PHL) for the junior age group, beginning next month. The league, which will be organized by Roundglass in association with Hockey Punjab, aims to pro ... read..

"Will take steps necessary for safety of players, spectators...": BCCI VP Shukla on alleged terror threat to T20 WC
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 10:00:22 PM IST
Following media reports of an alleged terror threat received by the Cricket West Indies (CWI), the host nation of the ICC T20 World Cup, along with the USA this year, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president Rajeev Shukla said that ... read..

Delhi Capitals players, including skipper Pant, hold 'meet and greet' with fans
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 10:00:19 PM IST
Following a short break, Delhi Capitals (DC) franchise hosted a special meet and greet session with their official fan community, 'DC Toli', before their game against Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Tuesday at Delhi's Arun Jaitley Stadium. ... read..

"Really impressed by seeing him": RR assistant coach Shane Bond hails skipper Sanju Samson
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 10:00:15 PM IST
Ahead of his side's match against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, Rajasthan Royals' assistant coach Shane Bond said he is impressed by skipper Sanju Samson. ... read..

Five Indian youth boxers strike gold at Asian U-22 and Youth Boxing Championships 2024
Astana | May 6, 2024 10:00:11 PM IST
Five youth boxers Brijesh Tamta, Aryan Hooda, Yashwardhan Singh, Laxmi and Nisha from India put up impressive performances to clinch gold medals at the Asian U-22 & Youth Boxing Championships 2024 in Astana, Kazakhstan on Monday. ... read..

Lucknow didn't even think about run rate: Irfan Pathan slams LSG following 98-run defeat to KKR
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | May 6, 2024 10:00:04 PM IST
Following Lucknow Super Giants' (LSG) 98-run defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024, former cricketer Irfan Pathan slammed KL Rahul-led LSG and said they did not think about run rate while playing. ... read..

Manika Batra upsets World No.2 Wang Manyu in Saudi Smash, seals round of 16 berth
Jeddah | May 6, 2024 10:00:02 PM IST
India's star paddler Manika Batra pulled off an almighty upset on Monday as she stunned World No. 2 Wang Manyu to seal her place in the last 16 of the women's singles event at Saudi Smash 2024. ... read..

Wheal, Jones return as Scotland announce squad for T20 World Cup
Edinburgh | May 6, 2024 9:01:20 PM IST
Scotland on Monday named their 15-player squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup which will kick off on June 1 in the USA and the West Indies. ... read..

"Key moment was those two wickets in one over": CSK's Eric Simons
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 6, 2024 9:01:12 PM IST
Following the victory against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League 2024, Chennai Super Kings assistant coach Eric Simons hailed the uncapped right-arm seamer Tushar Deshpande for his performance on Sunday. ... read..

Athapaththu, Matthews, Wolvaardt nominated for ICC Women's Player of the Month for April
Dubai | May 6, 2024 9:01:11 PM IST
Three exceptional performers Sri Lanka skipper Chamari Athapaththu, West Indies captain Hayley Matthews and South Africa opening batter Laura Wolvaardt have been shortlisted for the ICC Women's Player of the Month award for April 2024. ... read..

"Can't squeeze everyone in": Hazlewood on Smith, Fraser-McGurk not making it to Australia's T20 WC squad
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 9:01:02 PM IST
Australia's experienced pacer Josh Hazlewood opened up about the omission of young batter Jake Fraser-McGurk and experienced star Steve Smith from the 15-player squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the USA and The West Indies. ... read..

Brett Lee slams KL Rahul for lack of intent, poor strike rate during LSG-KKR clash
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 6, 2024 9:00:59 PM IST
Former Australian pacer Brett Lee criticized Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) skipper KL Rahul for his lack of intent and poor strike rate during his side's loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Sunday. ... read..

"Virat, Ronaldo are not satisfied with what they're doing...": SRH's Nitish opens up on inspiration from two legends
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 6, 2024 9:00:46 PM IST
Ahead of his side's Indian Premier League (IPL) game against Mumbai Indians (MI), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) all-rounder Nitish Kumar Reddy opened up on his idols as an all-rounder and being inspired by Virat Kohli and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's mindse ... read..

Feyenoord manager Arne Slot opens up about links with Liverpool job
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 9:00:42 PM IST
Feyenoord head coach Arne Slot opened up about his future after being heavily linked with Liverpool's managerial job. ... read..

IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians win toss, decide to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 6, 2024 9:00:37 PM IST
Hardik Pandya-led Mumbai Indians (MI) won the toss and decided to field against Pat Cummins' Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 55th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday. ... read..

Uganda announce squad for historic T20 World Cup; 43-year-old Frank Nsubuga included
Kampala | May 6, 2024 9:00:35 PM IST
Uganda on Monday announced their 15-player squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup with Brian Masaba leading the team in the global event. ... read..

"One jersey, one nation": Team India unveils jersey for T20 World Cup 2024
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 9:00:20 PM IST
With fans gearing up for a proper cricket extravaganza, Team India on Monday revealed their official jersey for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024, to be played in the West Indies and the USA next month. ... read..

"Will send team to Pakistan only if...": BCCI vice-president Shukla's statement on India's Champions Trophy participation
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 9:00:13 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice-President, Rajeev Shukla said that the Indian team will be sent to Pakistan for the ICC Champions Trophy next year only if the central government gives permission for it. ... read..

ICC shortlists Shaheen Afridi, Gerhard Erasmus, Muhammad Waseem for Player of the Month nominees
Dubai | May 6, 2024 7:00:32 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that they have shortlisted three outstanding players Pakistan's star pacer Shaheen Afridi, Namibia skipper Gerhard Erasmus and UAE batter Muhammad Waseem for Men's Player of the Month nominees fo ... read..

WTA Rankings: Iga Swiatek continues to reign at top; Gauff inches close to Sabalenka for 2nd spot
Florida | May 6, 2024 6:00:15 PM IST
Iga Swiatek, who recently won the Madrid Open, continued her domination in women's tennis with her outstanding performance against Aryna Sabalenka in the Madrid Open final. ... read..

Manchester United winger Antony reveals reason behind unique goal celebration against Burnely
Manchester | May 6, 2024 5:59:57 PM IST
Manchester United winger Antony revealed the reason behind his Sonic celebration at Old Trafford in front of the Stretford End when he scored the opener in the Red Devils 1-1 draw against Burnley. ... read..

"We will plan against Virat...": Pakistan skipper Babar's statement ahead of T20WC clash against India
Dublin | May 6, 2024 5:59:55 PM IST
Pakistan captain Babar Azam said the team will be planning their tactics against star India batter Virat Kohli for the high-octane clash with Men in Blue in the ICC T20 World Cup at West Indies/USA this year. ... read..

"Not sure it's...": Josh Hazlewood on IPL's Impact Substitute rule
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 4:01:29 PM IST
Australia speedster Josh Hazlewood is not sure whether the "Impact Substitute" rule, which was introduced in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 is a "great rule" or not and believes the rule might need a bit of tinkering. ... read..

"What is happening to everyone": Aakash Chopra on Shivam Dube's disappointing performance against PBKS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh) | May 6, 2024 4:00:51 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra said that the poor form of players selected for the T20 World Cup 2024 continues as Chennai Super Kings batter Shivam failed to impress in the clash against Punjab Kings on Sunday. ... read..

"I don't understand...": Harbhajan Singh questions CSK's decision to send Dhoni at no. 9
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 4:00:47 PM IST
Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh raised doubts over MS Dhoni batting at the No. 9 spot despite being in form during the Chennai Super Kings clash against Punjab Kings at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. ... read..

Jyoti set to lead as HI announces 22-member Indian Junior Women's Hockey team for Europe tour
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 4:00:06 PM IST
Hockey India on Monday announced the Indian junior women's hockey team that will tour Europe between May 21 and May 29. ... read..

ICC assures stakeholders after reports of terror threats to the T20 World Cup
New Delhi | May 6, 2024 1:59:59 PM IST
Following reports that stated that Cricket West Indies had received an alleged terror threat to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, the International Cricket Council has responded. The ICC has announced that they have taken steps to mitigate any risks associated ... read..

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