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T20 World Cup: Namibia win toss, opt to field against Netherlands
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus won the toss and opted to field against Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday. ... read..


Delhi HC blocks 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
As many as seven 'rogue websites' broadcasting ICC Men's T20 World Cup-2021 by infringing the rights of official broadcaster Star India Pvt Ltd have been blocked by the Delhi High Court. ... read..


It was a disgruntled situation with his IPL franchise: Gilchrist on Warner
Sydney | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist has expressed apprehension about opening batter David Warner's form coming into the ICC T20 World Cup, given that he wasn't in the Playing XI of his IPL side, Sunrisers Hyderabad, in the last few games ... read..


'Kapil Dev da jawab nahin!': Audience floored with new ad
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
There's a reason Kapil Dev is considered a legendary all-rounder, as this is not just in reference to his cricketing skills and swashbuckling playing style but also it's about what he does off the field. ... read..


Slater charged with stalking, to appear in court
Sydney | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Former Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Michael Slater will have to appear in court after he was "charged with stalking/intimidating" his partner of three years in an alleged incident last week. ... read..


Cricket Australia rejects England's request to move Ashes opener to Sydney: Reports
London | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) request to Cricket Australia (CA) to shift the opening Ashes Test from Brisbane to Sydney has been rejected on the ground that it "could lead to added complications" that could jeopardise the series. ... read..


T20 WC: Ashwin, Rahul and Rohit standout performers as India defeat Australia in warm-up
Dubai | October 20, 2021 7:17:15 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma were the standout performers as India defeated Australia by eight wickets in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Wednesday. ... read..


AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: India to begin against Oman
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Wednesday that having a bunch of Under-23 players, who have also played for the senior national team, will give his side a fighting chance in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers in Dubai. ... read..


Akeal Hosein replaces Fabian Allen in West Indies side
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein has been approved as a replacement for all-rounder Fabian Allen in the West Indies squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, currently underway in the UAE and Oman. ... read..


Win T20 World Cup & Ashes, or face major shake-up: Gilchrist warns Aussies
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist feels these are uncertain times for his side, and that there could be a major "shake-up" if the Aaron Finch-led side fails in the ICC T20 World Cup -- currently underway in the UAE and Oman -- or the Ti ... read..


T20 WC: England need to find way to maximise first six overs, says Vaughan
New Delhi | October 20, 2021 6:16:59 PM IST
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Wednesday said that the Eoin Morgan-led side needs to find a way to maximise the first six overs if they are to win the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. ... read..


Five arrests made after Man City fan attacked brutally in Belgium
Bruges | October 20, 2021 6:16:47 PM IST
Five arrests have been confirmed after one Manchester city fan was left in critical condition following an attack in Drongen. ... read..


Sri Lanka want to win all three group games to be in a 'good state of mind'
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka has said the aim of the former World T20 champions will be to win all three First Round Group games to ensure they are in a "good state of mind" when they reach the 'Super 12' stage in the ICC T20 World Cup here. ... read..


T20 WC: Ashwin scalps two as Smith and Stoinis guide Australia to 152/55 in warm-up
Dubai | October 20, 2021 5:46:52 PM IST
Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis played knocks of 57 and 41 respectively as Australia posted a total of 152/5 against India in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Wednesday. ... read..


T20 WC: Ashwin scalps two as Smith and Stoinis guide Australia to 152/5 in warm-up
Dubai | October 20, 2021 5:46:45 PM IST
Steve Smith and Marcus Stoinis played knocks of 57 and 41 respectively as Australia posted a total of 152/5 against India in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the ICC Academy Ground on Wednesday. ... read..


Three suspended players has unsettled Sri Lanka batting order: Coach Arthur
Abu Dhabi | Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur has said that one-year bans on three players -- Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella -- for bio-bubble breach during the UK tour earlier this year had unsettled the crucial No.3 position in the batting ... read..


28 teams to fight it out for 11th Hockey India Senior Women National C'ship
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) | October 20, 2021 5:16:59 PM IST
A total of 28 teams will fight it out to lift the trophy at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 that starts from Thursday in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. ... read..


T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when tournament begins, says Rohit
Dubai | October 20, 2021 5:16:57 PM IST
India white-ball vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya should be ready to bowl once the ICC Men's T20 World Cup begins. ... read..


Newcastle United part ways with head coach Steve Bruce
London | October 20, 2021 5:16:54 PM IST
Premier League club Newcastle United on Wednesday confirmed that Steve Bruce has left his position as head coach by mutual consent. ... read..


Denmark Open: Women's doubles pair of Ponnappa, Sikki defeated by South Korea
Odense | October 20, 2021 5:16:48 PM IST
India women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy on Wednesday lost in the first round of the ongoing Denmark Open. ... read..


Victoria and New South Wales to headline upcoming men's domestic fixtures
Sydney | October 20, 2021 4:47:17 PM IST
Victoria and New South Wales will commence their men's domestic seasons next week following the release of further fixtures for the Marsh One-Day Cup and Marsh Sheffield Shield. ... read..


Much easier to work with U-23 squad, says Igor Stimac
New Delhi | October 20, 2021 4:47:16 PM IST
Indian men's football team head coach, Igor Stimac said that he is quite attached to the U-23 squad of India as it's much easier to work with them. ... read..


Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah concedes team was nervous, needs to improve
Al Amerat | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
There were occasions when Bangladesh felt the First Round Group B match against co-hosts Oman in the ICC T20 World Cup here could slip away, and skipper Mahmudullah was not too happy with the situation, saying after the 26-run win that, "I think there are ... read..


Shocking Scotland loss was at the back of Bangladesh players' minds during Oman tie
Al Amerat | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The shocking defeat to Scotland in their opening First Round Group B match was at the back of the Bangladesh cricketers' minds when they took on Oman in their second ICC T20 World Cup match on Tuesday evening, conceded veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. ... read..


T20 WC: Australia win toss, opt to bat against India in warm-up match
Dubai | October 20, 2021 3:46:40 PM IST
Australia won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the warm-up match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup on Wednesday here at ICC Academy Ground in Dubai. ... read..


AFC Women's Asian Cup a stepping stone for young girls, says Bala Devi
New Delhi | October 20, 2021 3:46:37 PM IST
The impending football fever in India is fast approaching as today marks the three-month countdown for Asia's flagship tournament for women's football - AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, set to commence on January 20 next year. ... read..


UCL: Griezmann the hero and villain as Atletico lose to Liverpool
Madrid | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann had a night he is unlikely to forget in a long time as his side lost 3-2 at home to Liverpool in their Uefa Champions League (UCL) tie. The Frenchman scored two goals at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to bring hi ... read..


Djokovic might skip Australian Open as Victoria bars unvaccinated players
Sydney | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Even as world No.1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic of Serbia, is refusing to reveal his Covid-19 vaccine status, casting doubt over Australian Open participation next year, the state of Victoria has said that no athlete who has not been fully vaccinated wil ... read..


Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation signs MoU with JSW Sports to develop cricket in country
Riyadh | October 20, 2021 3:17:04 PM IST
The Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation (SACF) on Tuesday announced that they have signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) with JSW Sports. ... read..


Important to know each other's traditions, cultures: Rashid on Warner-Williamson fasting with him
Dubai | October 20, 2021 2:47:17 PM IST
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan said he was extremely delighted when his Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) teammates David Warner and Kane Williamson kept fast with him during Ramadan in April. ... read..


Grew up watching Tendulkar, Afridi, Kumble, reveals Rashid Khan
Dubai | October 20, 2021 1:46:59 PM IST
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan revealed that he grew up admiring the cricketing greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Shahid Afridi and Anil Kumble. ... read..


Nathan Lyon suffers mild concussion
Sydney | October 20, 2021 1:46:56 PM IST
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon suffered a mild concussion on Tuesday while fielding during a New South Wales intrasquad match in Sydney. ... read..


T20 WC: Akeal Hosein replaces injured Fabian Allen in West Indies squad
Dubai | October 20, 2021 1:46:54 PM IST
The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 has approved Akeal Hosein as a replacement for Fabian Allen in the West Indies squad on Wednesday. ... read..


Aussie speedster James Pattinson retires from international cricket
Melbourne | October 20, 2021 1:46:38 PM IST
Australian fast bowler James Pattinson, once one of the most feared bowlers in the cricket world, has retired from international cricket. ... read..


Dirty three points are often most important: Klopp after Liverpool beat Atletico
Madrid | October 20, 2021 1:16:46 PM IST
Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool's 3-2 win against 10-man Atletico Madrid as 'dirty' in his post-match assessment of a sensational UEFA Champions League encounter but said those types of wins are the most important. ... read..


World C'ships: Indian men's boxing team leave for Belgrade
New Delhi | October 20, 2021 12:17:14 PM IST
Indian men's boxing squad has left for Belgrade on Wednesday to participate in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships 2021 in Serbia. ... read..


Virender Sehwag turns 43, wishes pour in from cricket fraternity
New Delhi | October 20, 2021 11:47:21 AM IST
As the former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag turned 43 on Wednesday, several members from the sporting fraternity poured in wishes for him. ... read..


Doubles team of Dodig-Polasek qualify for ATP Finals
London | October 20, 2021 11:47:08 AM IST
Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek became the fifth doubles team to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to be held from November 14-21 at the Pala Alpitour in Turin, the association announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Former Aussie cricketer Michael Slater arrested over alleged domestic violence incident
Sydney | October 20, 2021 10:17:11 AM IST
Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater has been arrested on Wednesday, after an alleged domestic violence incident last week. ... read..


Absolute honour which I accept with utmost humility: Harbhajan on life membership of MCC
London | October 20, 2021 10:17:01 AM IST
Harbhajan Singh has stated that it is an "absolute honour" to be awarded life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). ... read..


UCL: Ajax humble Dortmund, Madrid sink Shakhtar, City run riot against Burgee
Amsterdam | October 20, 2021 9:46:37 AM IST
In a clash of the top two teams in Group C, Ajax were 4-0 winners against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening. ... read..


UCL: Liverpool edge Atletico while PSG register comeback win against Leipzig
Madrid | October 20, 2021 9:16:38 AM IST
Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent record in UEFA Champions League (UCL) Group B as Mohamed Salah's penalty clinched a dramatic 3-2 victory at Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. ... read..


T20 WC: Oman need to come back stronger against Scotland, says Maqsood
Muscat | October 20, 2021 8:47:00 AM IST
Zeeshan Maqsood, the captain of Oman said that his side needs to come back stronger against Scotland after their defeat against Bangladesh by 26 runs in Group B of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1) ... read..


T20 WC: Win against Oman will settle our nerves, says Bangladesh's Shakib
Muscat | October 20, 2021 8:16:29 AM IST
Shakib Al Hasan stated that the win against Oman in Group B of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1) on Tuesday will help Bangladesh in settling their nerves. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Shakib, Mustafizur & Naim help Bangladesh win, keep Super 12 dreams alive (ld)
Al Amerat (Oman) | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance, Mohammad Naim's fighting fifty, and Mustafizur Rahman's superb bowling effort led Bangladesh to a comprehensive 26-run victory over Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Gro ... read..


T20 World Cup: Skipper Morgan willing to drop himself if it helps team
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
His woeful form with the bat has raised a question mark on Eoin Morgan's position in the team and the England captain has said that dropping himself from the playing XI is "always an option" that he would consider if that helps the team win. ... read..


Champions League: Winning the only option for Barca vs Dynamo Kiev
Barcelona | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
Ronald Koeman's FC Barcelona face the first of two season-defining games when they take on Dynamo Kiev in a must-win match in the Champions League on Wednesday night. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Bangladesh post 153 against Oman
Al Amerat (Oman) | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Riding on fighting knocks by Mohammad Naim (64 off 50) and Shakib Al Hasan (42 off 29), Bangladesh posted a total of 153-10 against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday. ... read..


Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquat ... read..


World Snooker Qualifiers: Pankaj Advani shines with 121-point effort
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
India's most celebrated cueist, Pankaj Advani (PSPB) neatly constructed a brilliant 121 points effort as he rallied splendidly from the loss of the opening two frames to prevail over Dhvaj Haria (PSPB) 4-2 and record his fourth successive win in the Men's ... read..


Junior nationals hockey: Big wins for Naval Tata Academy, Namdhari XI
Bhopal | Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur, Namdhari XI, Mumbai Schools Sports Association, Ghumanhera Riser's Academy, and SAI Academy (Kolkata) registered wins in their respective matches on the second day of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National ... read..


T29 World Cup: Scotland beat PNG for second win in a row
Al Amerat (Oman) | Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Scotland continued to impress in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup as they defeated Papua New Guinea by 17 runs to move closer to a spot in the Super 12 stages of the showpiece event on Tuesday. ... read..


Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
As many as 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 which begins on Wednesday. ... read..


Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
India has qualified for the third round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup football championships, but chief coach Igor Stimac says further progress in the event will depend on how much time the national team will get for preparation for the Important games. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against Oman
Al Amerat | Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bat against Oman in the 6th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Tuesday. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Will probably bowl in next warm-up match against India, says Stoinis
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has said that his hamstring is on the path of recovery and he will probably bowl in the next warm-up match against India on Wednesday. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Hardik, not bowling will not impact India's chances, feels Kapil Dev
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev has opined that all-rounder Hardik Pandya not bowling will not impact Team India's chances at the ICC T20 World Cup. However, he added that it will affect the "combination and the options" for Virat Kohli. ... read..


Sindhu makes winning return at Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark) | Wednesday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
India's Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist PV Sindhu on Tuesday made a winning return from a long break from badminton as she won her first-round match at the Denmark Open here on Tuesday, beating Neslihan Yigit of Turkey in straight games. ... read..


Winter Olympics flame on its way from Rome to Beijing
Athens | October 19, 2021 11:47:37 PM IST
The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 is on its way to Beijing. ... read..


T20 World Cup: Hopefully team can use loss against NZ in semis as a motivation to push little extra: Rahul
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Star opener KL Rahul on Tuesday said that he is very excited about the 2021 T20 Men's World Cup, adding that India's defeat against New Zealand in the semifinal of the 50-over World Cup in 2019 hurt the team a lot and hopefully the side will use that as a ... read..


Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
The main discussion point in the football world currently is FIFA's plans to alter the frequency of the Men's World Cup from four to two years -- a move that has split the community. ... read..


T20 WC: Morgan open to dropping himself if poor form continues
Dubai | October 19, 2021 11:17:23 PM IST
England skipper Eoin Morgan said that he is ready to get himself dropped from England's playing XI of ICC Men's T20 World Cup if his poor form continues. ... read..


Harbhajan, Srinath get MCC's honorary life membership
London | Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Former India cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Javagal Srinath are among 18 players who were given honorary life membership by the Marylebone Cricket Club here on Tuesday. ... read..


Battle for I-League spot intensifies as Delhi FC clashes with Kenkre FC
Karnataka (Bengaluru) | October 19, 2021 10:17:20 PM IST
The battle for the elusive I-League first division spot intensified further as Delhi FC prepare to line up against Kenkre FC in the penultimate match of the I-League qualifiers 2021. ... read..


Six bowlers on a flat wicket would be ideal for Kohli: Agarkar
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Former India paceman Ajit Agarkar feels that skipper Virat Kohli would like to go in with six bowlers -- three of them seamers -- on the relatively flat pitches in the UAE, when India begin their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on ... read..


Premier League: 68 pc players fully vaccinated against COVID-19
London | October 19, 2021 9:47:29 PM IST
The Premier League on Tuesday confirmed today that 81 per cent of players have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose, with 68 per cent now fully vaccinated. ... read..


I-League Qualifiers: Madan Maharaj FC eye strong comeback against Rajasthan United
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 19, 2021 9:47:21 PM IST
After facing their first defeat of the I-League Qualifiers 2021 final round against Kenkre FC, Madan Maharaj FC are eyeing a return to winning ways as they prepare to take on Rajasthan United FC here at the Bangalore Football Stadium. ... read..


There can't be a bigger X-factor than Bumrah in terms of bowling: Irfan Pathan
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that there cannot be a bigger X-factor than pacer Jasprit Bumrah in India's bowling line-up for the T20 World Cup. ... read..


World's best golfers set to return for Woods-hosted World Challenge
Albany (Bahamas) | Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Rory McIlroy will play at the 2021 Hero World Challenge (HWC) as 15 of the world's top-20 golfers turn up for the event hosted by Tiger Woods at Albany, Bahamas, from December 2-5. ... read..


Inzamam not pleased with Babar Azam, Mohd Rizwan's strike rate
Lahore | Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan captain Inzamamul Haq, who recently underwent an angioplasty procedure, said that though skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were playing consistently, they need to improve their strike rate if the team hopes to do well in the ICC T20 W ... read..


Vanua likes to play against Scotland, says Assad Vala
Muscat | October 19, 2021 8:46:45 PM IST
Papua New Guinea (PNG) skipper Assad Vala praised his teammate and all-rounder Norman Vanua and said that he likes playing against Scotland. ... read..


Write off David Warner at your own peril, warns Maxwell
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Despite Australia opening batsman David Warner's form a huge concern ahead of their ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' opener against South Africa, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said that rivals should write off the stalwart at their "own peril". ... read..


T20 World Cup: 'Memorable moment' when Dhoni caught up with Gayle
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Team India's mentor MS Dhoni and West Indies opener Chris Gayle were seen sharing a light moment in Dubai as the Super 12 teams get ready for the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. ... read..


PNG with their bowling attack could really squeeze us in second half, says Kyle Coetzer
Muscat | October 19, 2021 8:16:53 PM IST
Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer said he thinks that Papua New Guinea (PNG) could have 'squeezed' Scotland if they had batted first. ... read..


Prakash Padukone, NSCI launch badminton coaching in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 19, 2021 8:16:51 PM IST
In a major boost for the sport of badminton in Maharashtra, Padukone Sports Management (PSM) in partnership with the National Sports Club of India (NSCI) has launched the PSM Badminton Coaching Program in Mumbai. ... read..


Bumrah one of the best bowlers going around because of his economy: Venkatesh Prasad
New Delhi | October 19, 2021 8:16:43 PM IST
Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best bowlers going around in international cricket because of his economy rate. ... read..


AIBA to award medals, belts to world champions in Belgrade
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) will award the winners of the Men's World Boxing Championships with beautifully designed medals and belts to commemorate their accomplishments. ... read..


11th Hockey India Junior Women National C'ship to kick off in Simdega
New Delhi | October 19, 2021 7:46:52 PM IST
Inspired by the recent exploits of the Indian Women's Hockey Team at the Olympic Games 2020, a total of 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2 ... read..


T20 WC: Berrington, bowlers shine as Scotland defeat PNG in Group B
Muscat | October 19, 2021 8:46:48 PM IST
Richie Berrington's 70-run knock and a spirited bowling performance helped Scotland defeat Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 17 runs in Group B of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup here at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1) on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge
New Delhi | October 19, 2021 7:16:39 PM IST
With three wins under their belt, the Indian women's football team will now take on Swedish Dammalsvenskan (tier 1) league side Hammarby IF in a friendly match in Stockholm on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. ... read..


B'desh can ill-afford another shocking loss as they take on Oman
Al Amerat (Muscat) | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah has hinted at some surprise changes for the First Round Group B ICC T20 World Cup game against Oman later on Tuesday, following the shock six-run defeat to Scotland on October 17. ... read..


Denmark Open: PV Sindhu marches into next round
Odense | October 19, 2021 6:47:00 PM IST
India shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday marched ahead to the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open. ... read..


Denmark Open: Men's doubles pair of Kapila, Arjun enter next round
Odense | October 19, 2021 6:16:49 PM IST
India men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila on Tuesday entered the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open. ... read..


Don't mix sports with politics, India-Pak T20 WC match should go on: Prakash Padukone
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 19, 2021 6:16:43 PM IST
India badminton legend Prakash Padukone on Tuesday said that sports and politics should not be mixed with each other, and the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan should proceed as planned. ... read..


England to play first-ever T20I series, three Tests in the Caribbean in 2022
Kensington Oval (Barbados) | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have announced the match schedule and venues for England Men's T20 Internationals and Test tours of the West Indies in January and March 2022. ... read..


After Kishan blow in warm-up, Livingstone expected to be fit for Super 12 opener
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
England cricketer Moeen Ali has allayed concerns about Liam Livingstone's fitness after the all-rounder suffered a bruising to his left hand while taking a catch in a warm-up game against India on Monday here. ... read..


Denmark Open: Sameer Verma defeats Kunlavut in men's singles 1st round
Odense | October 19, 2021 5:46:48 PM IST
Indian shuttler Sameer Verma defeated Thailand's Kunlavut V in straight sets in the men's singles 1st round of Denmark Open here at the Odense Sports Park on Tuesday. ... read..


Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac
New Delhi | October 19, 2021 5:46:45 PM IST
India men's football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday mentioned that togetherness, energy, positive attitude and a great mindset have been the biggest takeaways as Indian Football moved forward together towards the final qualification process of the AFC ... read..


Harbhajan Singh, Javagal Srinath among 18 new honorary members of MCC
London | October 19, 2021 5:46:42 PM IST
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Tuesday announced 18 new honorary life members. MCC awards Honorary Life Membership (HLM) of the club to some of the world's finest cricketers. ... read..


Ish Sodhi, not Mitchell Santner, should be in the New Zealand playing XI: Dipak Patel
Dubai | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Former New Zealand spinner and middle-order batter, Dipak Patel, wants tweaker Ish Sodhi in the Black Caps' playing XI for the ICC T20 World Cup ahead of the current left-armer Mitchell Santner. ... read..


T20 WC: The question will be should you play Bhuvneshwar or Shardul, feels Parthiv
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 19, 2021 4:46:53 PM IST
Former Team India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel believes India skipper Virat Kohli is absolutely sure about the combination he wants to go with for the upcoming ICC T20 Men's World Cup. ... read..


T20 WC: Agarkar picks Shardul ahead of Bhuvneshwar in India's playing XI
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | October 19, 2021 4:46:43 PM IST
Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar reckons that Virat Kohli can look at Ravindra Jadeja as one of the top-order batters in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup. ... read..


Denmark Open: Men's doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik progress to next round
Odense | October 19, 2021 4:46:41 PM IST
India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Tuesday progressed to the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open. ... read..


T20 WC: Having Dhoni inside dressing room gives a sense of calmness, says KL Rahul
New Delhi | October 19, 2021 4:16:42 PM IST
India batter KL Rahul on Tuesday said having MS Dhoni as a mentor for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup gives a sense of calmness and he is looking forward to picking the brains of the former Indian skipper on all things cricket. ... read..


Derbyshire wicketkeeper-batter Harvey Hosein announces retirement at 25
London | October 19, 2021 4:16:39 PM IST
Derbyshire wicketkeeper-batter Harvey Hosein on Tuesday announced his retirement from professional cricket following struggles with concussion which saw him miss much of the 2021 season. ... read..


Impactful Scotland aim for the top as PNG struggle for survival
Al Amerat (Muscat) | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Scotland could be in the best possible position to emerge as the first team from First Round Group B to stake a claim for a 'Super 12' berth when they take on Papua New Guinea in their second match of the ICC T20 World Cup here later on Tuesday. ... read..


ISL: East Bengal to take on I-League champions Gokulam Kerala in friendly
Panaji (Goa) | October 19, 2021 3:46:44 PM IST
SC East Bengal will take on reigning I-League champions Gokulam Kerala FC in their third friendly match at the Don Bosco Ground here on Wednesday. ... read..


Despite defeat, Namibia rattling Sri Lankan top order becomes the talking point
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
While Namibia's batting would be a cause for concern for their skipper Gerhard Erasmus, there were plenty of promising signs in the bowling department, which brought the Sri Lankan top order to their knees in the First Round Group A match here on Monday. ... read..


Bowling impressive, but top order still down in the dumps: Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa
Abu Dhabi | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Sri Lanka cricketer Bhanuka Rajapaksa was impressed with the performance of the frontline bowlers in the massive seven-wicket victory against Namibia in a First Round Group A game at the ICC T20 World Cup here, but added the former T20 world champions "ca ... read..


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