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Windies need to work on mental aspect in Tests, feels Lara
St. Johns (Antigua) | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Cricket legend Brian Lara believes the current West Indies squad needs to work on the mental aspect of the game to compete and dominate the upcoming two-Test series against India starting Thursday. ... read..


Not afraid of any opponent in Asian Qualifiers for WC: Gurpreet
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
On a high after winning the Arjuna Award, Indian football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is ready to give his best for the national side in the second round of the Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, and feels the young side is a confident bun ... read..


Lee becomes first hearing impaired player to win ATP main draw match
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Lee Duckhee has scripted history as he has became the first hearing impaired player to win an ATP Tour main draw match after defeating Henri Laaksonen 7-6(4) 6-1 in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open. ... read..


Age just a number as Subrata Pal refuses to slow down
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Critics might feel that India goalkeeper Subrata Pal is past his prime, but the 32-year-old believes that he still has it in him to man the goalpost in national colours. A hard working sportsman who saw it all -- from a striker dying on the field of play ... read..


Gambhir's 97 in '11 WC final best gift from a student: coach
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
For a coach, it doesn't get bigger than the Dronacharya Award. And while cricket coach Sanjay Bhardwaj has had to wait for his turn, he doesn't wish to talk about timings. For him, the recognition is a fresh motivation to produce fresh talent who can go a ... read..


Priyam Garg to lead India U-23 against Bangladesh
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Priyam Garg will lead the Indian Under-23 squad when they face Bangladesh for the for the upcoming five-match one-day series, starting September 19 in Raipur. ... read..


Ashes: Jofra and his lethal fast bowling arc
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Barbados-born Jofra Archer had one of the most memorable Test debuts in the recent times during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's. ... read..


BWF World Championships: S Praneeth defeats Lee Dong Keun, advances to pre-quarter
Basel | August 20, 2019 8:11:23 PM IST
Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth on Tuesday defeated South Korean Lee Dong Keun 21-16, 21-15 in the second-round match of the BWF World Championships. ... read..


Holder named West Indies Test Player of the Year
St. Johns (Antigua) | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Jason Holder, West Indies skipper in Test and ODIs, has bagged the West Indies Test Player of the Year award at the seventh CWI/WIPA Awards 2019. ... read..


Manchester United backs Pogba, says 'zero tolerance' for racism
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 7:11:44 PM IST
Manchester United on Tuesday backed Paul Pogba, who was exposed to immense racial abuse for missing a penalty against Wolves, saying the club has 'zero tolerance' towards any form of racism or discrimination. ... read..


I need to identify what the team demands: Rodri
Manchester | August 20, 2019 7:11:43 PM IST
Manchester City's Rodri has said he needs to identify what the team demands despite admitting he is happy that manager Pep Guardiola is showing confidence in him. ... read..


Brahim Diaz sustains muscular injury
Madrid | August 20, 2019 7:11:38 PM IST
Real Madrid's Brahim Diaz has sustained a muscular injury to his right anterior rectus, the club confirmed on Tuesday. ... read..


BWF World Championships: Pranoy beats Lin Dan, proceeds to pre-quarters
Basel | August 20, 2019 7:11:32 PM IST
Indian shuttler HS Pranoy defeated five-time world champion Lin Dan 21-11, 13-21, 21-7 in the second-round match of the BWF World Championship on Tuesday. ... read..


Indian men thrash Japan to enter Test Event final
Tokyo | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
After a 1-2 loss against New Zealand in their second match of the Olympic Test Event, the Indian men's hockey team booked their place in the final by defeating Japan 6-3 in their final round-robin clash held at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. ... read..


Sreesanth's life-ban reduced to seven years
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 6:41:25 PM IST
Indian pacer S Sreesanth's life-time ban has been reduced to seven years by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The cricket body's ombudsman Justice (retd.) DK Jain issued the order on August 7 but made the announcement on Tuesday. Now, Sree ... read..


Dananjaya, Williamson reported for suspect bowling action
Colombo | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson have been reported for suspected action following the first Test between the two teams ended on Sunday in Galle. ... read..


Expect more fire from Archer: Stokes warns Aussies
London | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of the third Ashes Test, England all-rounder Ben Stokes has issued a warning to the Australian team, saying they should expect more intense bowling from Jofra Archer at Headingley. ... read..


Healthy rivalry augurs well for team's pace attack: Umesh
St. Johns (Antigua) | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Fast bowler Umesh Yadav believes that the current competition among the Indian pacers to seal a spot in the playing XI augurs well for the team and helps all the players to improve individually. ... read..


England need to preserve Archer: Akhtar
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar believes England have got a great weapon in Jofra Archer but they need to preserve him and manage his workload in a way that the 24-year-old doesn't get injured very often. ... read..


ACB announces squads for Bangladesh Test, triangular series
Kabul | August 20, 2019 5:11:24 PM IST
Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced the squads for the upcoming Test against Bangladesh and T20I triangular series. ... read..


World Test Championship is a right move taken at right time, feels Virat Kohli
Dubai | August 20, 2019 4:41:22 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli believes that the ICC World Test Championship is a right move taken at the right time as it will bring a lot of purpose to the format. ... read..


Southee to lead Black Caps in SL T20Is
Wellington | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Right-arm pacer Tim Southee will captain New Zealand in a three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka starting September 1 in Kandy. ... read..


Sharjeel tenders unconditional apology for career revival
Lahore | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is set to return to top-tier cricket by the end of this year after he, for the first time, tendered an "unconditional apology" to the country's cricket board. ... read..


Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test, confirms Justin Langer
Melbourne | August 20, 2019 4:11:32 PM IST
Australia coach Justin Langer on Tuesday confirmed that Steven Smith will not play in the third Ashes Test against England. ... read..


Liverpool know what it's going to take to win trophies: Oxlade-Chamberlain
Liverpool | August 20, 2019 3:41:41 PM IST
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain said that his club knows what it is going to take to win trophies. ... read..


Rahane, Vihari among runs as tour-game ends in draw
St. Johns (Antigua) | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari showed signs of form and hit timely centuries in the three-day practice match against West Indies A which ended in a draw. ... read..


Barcelona to make offer to get Neymar on loan
Barcelona | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Barely two years after his controversial transfer, FC Barcelona intends to make a written offer to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) to get Brazilian star Neymar Jr. back on a season-long loan. ... read..


India's U-23 squad announced for Bangladesh ODI series
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 20, 2019 2:41:26 PM IST
The All-India Junior Selection Committee on Tuesday announced India's U-23 15-man squad, which will compete against Bangladesh. ... read..


Darren Lehmann to coach Leeds-based team in The Hundred
London | August 20, 2019 2:11:28 PM IST
Former Australia player Darren Lehmann has been appointed as the head coach of the Leeds-based team for the upcoming new 100-ball format tournament -- The Hundred. ... read..


India reaches final of Olympic Test Event after 6-3 win over Japan
Tokyo | August 20, 2019 2:11:26 PM IST
The Indian men's hockey team registered a 6-3 win over Japan in their third match of the Olympic Test Event at the Oi Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday to reach the final of the tournament. ... read..


Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action
Dubai | August 20, 2019 12:11:41 PM IST
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya on Tuesday were reported for a suspect bowling action following the first Test match between the two countries. ... read..


New Zealand cricketer Amy Satterthwaite pregnant, takes break
Christchurch | August 20, 2019 12:11:28 PM IST
New Zealand women's team (White Ferns) skipper Amy Satterthwaite on Tuesday announced her pregnancy and announced a break from cricket. ... read..


Ravindra Jadeja 8 scalps away from achieving 200 Test wickets
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 11:11:26 AM IST
As India and West Indies gear up to take on each other in the two-match Test series, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will look to achieve a bowling milestone. ... read..


Archer an exciting talent, his workload needs to be managed: Shoaib Akhtar
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 10:11:32 AM IST
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has labelled England's Jofra Archer as an exciting talent but believes that since the bowler can be prone to injury, his workload needs to be managed. ... read..


Tim Southee to lead New Zealand in upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka
Christchurch | August 20, 2019 10:11:28 AM IST
Pacer Tim Southee will be leading New Zealand in the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed on Tuesday. ... read..


Twitter erupts as Jesse Lingard continues his goalless run
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 9:11:25 AM IST
Manchester United's midfielder Jesse Lingard has not registered a goal for the team since 14 matches and his goalless run has left Twitterverse unimpressed. ... read..


Premier League: Manchester United, Wolves play out a draw
Wolverhampton | August 20, 2019 8:11:26 AM IST
Manchester United and Wolves FC played out a 1-1 draw at the Molineux Stadium in the ongoing Premier League on Monday (local time). ... read..


Jason Holder wins CWI Test Player of the Year award
New Delhi | August 20, 2019 8:11:24 AM IST
West Indies Test and ODI skipper Jason Holder was awarded the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Test Player of the Year on Monday (local time). ... read..


PKL 7: UP Yoddha beat league leaders Pink Panthers
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
U.P. Yoddha picked up an important 31-24 victory against league leaders Jaipur Pink Panthers in the second match of Pro Kabaddi League at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. ... read..


World para badminton: Bhagat, Parmer lead India's charge
Basel | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Experience and mental toughness will be the key to glory when the years biggest para badminton extravaganza -- the BWF World Championships -- gets underway here on Tuesday. ... read..


BWF World C'ships: Praneeth, Prannoy in 2nd round
Basel | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Shuttlers Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy reached the second round of the BWF World Championships here on Minday to hand India a good start in the prestigious event. ... read..


PKL 7: Haryana pip Mumbai 30-27
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Raider Vikas Kandola was once again the star for Haryana Steelers as they picked up an important 30-27 victory against a struggling U Mumba side in a Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. The close contest ... read..


Iyer, Pandey to lead India A teams against South Africa A
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Middle-order batsmen Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey will lead the India A teams in the five one-day matches against South Africa A starting later this month in Thiruvananthapuram , the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement on Mo ... read..


Subroto Cup set to kick-off at Ambedkar Stadium
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The diamond jubilee edition of the Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, Asias largest youth football meet, will kick off on August 20 at the Ambedkar Stadium here. ... read..


AITA-ITF teleconference on Pak tie postponed to Tuesday: Bhupati (Lead)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The teleconference between the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) regarding the former's security concerns about playing the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month, has be ... read..


Manush lifts youth boys trophy; Anusha, Vishwa retain junior titles
Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Manush Shah of Gujarat, making amends for his loss in the season-opener at Sonepat, overcame Raegan Albuquerque of Maharashtra 4-3 to lift the Youth Boys trophy in the UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Jimmy George Indoor ... read..


Vishwas Tripathi joins STAIRS Foundation board
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Vishwas Tripathi, Chairman of the UNI board of directors, has joined the board of STAIRS Foundation, an NGO, "for greater synergy and to provide direction to its revolutionary programmes for broad-basing sports across India," it was announced here on Mond ... read..


Sunrisers announce Haddin as assistant coach
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday announced former Australian vice captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as their assistant coach. The former IPL champions made the announcement via their social media handles. ... read..


Osaka leads WTA rankings, Keys returns to top-10
Madrid | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Naomi Osaka of Japan maintained the No. 1 spot in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 6,606 points, despite her elimination from the 2019 Cincinnati Masters. ... read..


Hockey India name 33 probables for Jr women's national camp
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Hockey India on Monday named the 33 core probables' list for the upcoming junior women's national coaching camp which will focus on preparing the team for a tri-nation tournament involving Australia and New Zealand to be held Down Under later this year. ... read..


Philippe Coutinho hoping to win lots of titles with Bayern Munich
Leeds | August 19, 2019 10:41:26 PM IST
Bayern Munich's new signing Philippe Coutinho is hoping to stay at the club for a long time and win lots of titles with them. ... read..


Ashes: England name unchanged squad for third Test
London | Monday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
England on Monday named an unchanged squad for the third Ashes Test, after the second rubber ended in a thrilling draw. ... read..


Sharjeel Khan to make a return in cricket
Lahore | August 19, 2019 10:11:28 PM IST
Pakistan player Sharjeel Khan is all set to return to the game with Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday agreeing with him on the roadmap for his re-entry into competitive cricket. ... read..


Mohammad Shahzad handed 1-yr ban for misconduct
Kabul | Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Afghanistan wicket-keeper and opening batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been handed a 12-month suspension by the country's cricket board. ... read..


Danni Wyatt scripts history with a ton in WCSL
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Danni Wyatt has scripted history as she became the first ever English player to score a ton in the Women's Cricket Super League (WCSL). Playing for Southern Vipers, Wyatt scored 110 off 60 balls. ... read..


Smith returns to No.2 in Test rankings, closes gap on Kohli
Dubai | Monday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with a 92 at Lord's in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No.2 spot in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen as per the latest updated rankings published by ICC on its website. England pacer Jofra ... read..


India's first indigenous Pro Wrestling Show 'WIN Dangal ke Soorma' soon
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Gurugram-based Lex Sportel Vision has announced the launch of Indias first Indigenous Pro Wrestling Show titled, WIN (Wrestle India Network) Dangal ke Soorma. The 12 episode series will feature 21 elite Indian Pro-Wrestlers taking on International Wres ... read..


Sunrisers Hyderabad appoint Brad Haddin assistant coach
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 9:11:28 PM IST
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday named former Australia wicket-keeper batsman Brad Haddin as their new assistant coach. ... read..


Conference call between AITA and ITF deferred to Tuesday
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 9:11:22 PM IST
A conference call, which was scheduled to take place between the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday, has been deferred for Tuesday now. ... read..


Ashes: Archer's heart skipped a beat when ball hit Smith
London | Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
England's Jofra Archer said that he did breath a sigh of relief when former Australia skipper Steve Smith got up after being hit on the neck by a bouncer bowled by the 24-year-old on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's. ... read..


Bayern seal loan signing of Coutinho from Barca
London | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
German giants Bayern Munich on Monday signed attacking mid-fielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy. ... read..


Yuvraj reveals how Akhtar checked on injured batsmen
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar had questioned English debutant Jofra Archer's sportsmanship after his ferocious bouncer struck Australia batsman Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test which ended in a draw. Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh cam ... read..


BWF World Championship: HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth advance to second round
Basel | August 19, 2019 8:11:28 PM IST
Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth on Monday advanced to the second round of the BWF World Championship 2019, taking place in Switzerland. ... read..


Australia unsure about Smith's availability for 3rd Test
London | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Australia captain Tim Paine has said that it is still too early to tell as to whether star batsman Steve Smith will be available for the third Ashes Test beginning from Thursday at Headingley. ... read..


Team India support staff selection begins, announcement on Thursday
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
With the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) deciding on Ravi Shastri's re-appointment as the India head coach on Friday, it is now the turn of the five wise men of Indian cricket -- the selectors led by M.S.K. Prasad -- to appoint the support staff who will ... read..


Test format suits my game, says rookie Rahkeem Cornwall
St. Johns (Antigua) | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Spin bowling West Indies all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall, who has been included in the squad for the two-Test series against India, believes his consistency makes him well suited for the longer format. ... read..


Sachin Tendulkar wishes photographers on World Photography Day
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 7:11:34 PM IST
On the occasion of World Photography Day, former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Monday wished all the photographers for capturing his 'most treasured moments'. ... read..


Archer has made a massive impact: Root
London | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
England captain Joe Root was all praise for debutant pacer Jofra Archer after the drawn second Ashes Test at Lord's. Archer took five wickets across the two innings and bowled hostile spells which most notably helped England stop the marauding Steve Smith ... read..


Deepa Malik dedicates Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to her late father
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 6:41:47 PM IST
Deepa Malik, the Rio Paralympics silver medallist, who has been nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, said she will dedicate the honour to her father. ... read..


India clinches 12 medals in 3rd Nation's Cup including 4 gold
Vrbas | August 19, 2019 6:41:33 PM IST
India's junior women boxers on Sunday ended the campaign with a rich haul of four gold, four silver and four bronze medals at the 3rd Nation's Cup which took place in Vrbas, Serbia. ... read..


Shastri names Iyer for much-debated no.4 spot
St. Johns (Antigua) | Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Head coach Ravi Shastri has for the time put an end to the debate over the No.4 spot in the Indian batting line-up by identifying Shreyas Iyer as the man for the job. ... read..


Total Ashes foul for Lord's crowd: Aussie PM on Smith's booing
London | Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday condemned the harsh treatment meted out to batsman Steve Smith, who was subjected to booing by the Lord's crowd during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw. ... read..


Mitchell Johnson elected MCC honorary life member
London | Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Former Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has been elected as an honorary member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). ... read..


England opt for same 12-man squad for third Ashes Test
London | August 19, 2019 5:41:22 PM IST
England Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday opted to stay with the same 12-man squad for the third Ashes Test match. ... read..


Irfan Pathan says BCCI will help J-K players in whatever way it can
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 5:11:30 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir cricket team mentor-cum-coach Irfan Pathan on Monday said that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will help the state's players in whatever way they can. ... read..


Smith hopes to be 100% fit for Headingley Test
London | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Premier Australia batsman Steve Smith, who could not be part of the final day proceedings of the second drawn Test at Lord's following a concussion, is hoping to regain full fitness before the third Ashes game beginning Thursday. ... read..


Sledging Smith leads to ejection for Lord's member
London | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), in a one of its kind penalty, ejected one of its members after he sledged Australia's Steve Smith in the famed Long Room of the pavilion during the second Ashes Test which ended in a tense draw. ... read..


Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has completed 11 years in international cricket. ... read..


Conflict of interest rule to stay in place as of now: CoA member Diana Edulji
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 4:11:28 PM IST
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji on Monday said the conflict of interest rule will be followed 'as of now' and amendments in this regard can be made if the Supreme Court deems fit. ... read..


Ashes has kept Test cricket alive: Ganguly
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Former Indian skipper seems to be mighty impressed with the standard of cricket being played in the ongoing Ashes Test series between England and Australia which has so far seen nervy battle between the arch-rivals. ... read..


ICC Test rankings: Kohli retains top spot, Smith moves to second position
Dubai | August 19, 2019 3:41:32 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Monday retained the top spot in the latest ICC Test batsmen's rankings while Australia's Steve Smith moved to the second position. ... read..


Ishant, Umesh help India continue dominance in tour game
Antigua | Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
After Cheteshwar Pujara, it was the turn of Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav to announce their return to Test cricket after a long hiatus as both picked up three wickets each to bundle out West Indies A for 181 before India extended their lead to 200 runs at ... read..


Medvedev, Keys crowned Cincinnati Masters champions
Washington | Monday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
Russia's Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys of the US won the men's and women's singles titles of the Cincinnati Masters after winning their respective summit clashes. ... read..


Philippe Coutinho makes loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona
Munich | August 19, 2019 2:41:31 PM IST
Brazil's midfielder Philippe Coutinho on Monday made a loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona for a period of one year. ... read..


Yuvraj's reply to Shoaib Akhtar's tweet will leave you in splits!
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 1:41:29 PM IST
A serious remark made by Shoaib Akthar questioning Jofra Archer's sportsmanship over the bouncer incident in the ongoing Ashes was met with a hilarious tweet by former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Monday. ... read..


Indian players to hold discussion on conflict of interest issue today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 19, 2019 1:11:37 PM IST
To take part in a discussion on the issue of 'conflict of interest', key India cricketers including Dilip Vengsarkar and Parthiv Patel arrived at Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) headquarters in Mumbai on Monday. ... read..


Ashes has kept Test cricket alive, says Sourav Ganguly
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 11:41:29 AM IST
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has lauded the standard of matches in the ongoing Ashes between England and Australia, saying the series has "kept Test cricket alive". ... read..


Australia PM Scott Morrison condemns booing of Steve Smith
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 11:11:26 AM IST
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday condemned booing of Aussie batsman Steven Smith during the second Test in the ongoing Ashes at the Lord's Cricket Ground. ... read..


My job is to win matches: Frank Lampard
Leeds | August 19, 2019 10:11:23 AM IST
As Chelsea and Leicester City played a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard said that the team can do better and his job is to win matches. ... read..


CA's Sports Science Manager sheds light on Smith's delayed concussion
By Vishesh Roy

Melbourne | August 19, 2019 9:11:25 AM IST
CA's Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager, Alex Kountouris, on Monday shed light on Steve Smith's delayed concussion and explained the cricketing body's concussion protocols. ... read..


Archer has made a massive impact, says England skipper Joe Root
London | August 19, 2019 8:41:27 AM IST
England skipper Joe Root heaped praise on pacer Jofra Archer, saying "the bowler has made a massive impact on the team". ... read..


Kohli shares throwback picture on completing 11 years in international cricket
New Delhi | August 19, 2019 8:41:26 AM IST
As the Indian skipper completed 11 years in international cricket on Sunday, he shared a throwback picture from his debut match and expressed gratitude for all the success he has been able to achieve. ... read..


Ashes: Second Test match ends in a draw
London | August 19, 2019 8:11:22 AM IST
Both Australia and England were not able to favour a result on day five of the second Test in the ongoing Ashes and as a result, the match ended up as a draw at Lord's Cricket Ground. ... read..


Ashes: Australia cling on to draw despite Archer, Leach heroics (Roundup)
London | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
The exceptionally talented Jofra Archer and left-arm spinner Jack Leach gave Australia a real scare before Travis Head and Pat Cummins held on to a draw in the high-octane clash, after Steve Smith was ruled out with concussion on Day 5 of the rain-affecte ... read..


Team India's security upped in Windies after security threat
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
The Indian team currently playing in the Caribbean Island has been given additional security after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) received a hoax message that cited Virat Kohli and boys were in danger and their movements were being monit ... read..


Gokulam storm into Durand semis with 4-1 win over TRAU
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Marcus Joseph scored a hat-trick as Gokulam Kerala FC defeated a 10-man TRAU FC 4-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the 129th Durand Cup here on Sunday. ... read..


Ashes: Stokes, Archer push England for win, Aus 46/2 at tea
London | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Ben Stokes hit a brilliant unbeaten hundred to put England in a strong position and set Australia a target of 267 before Jofra Archer reduced the tourists to 46/2 at tea and fuel the team's hopes of a improbable victory, after Steve Smith was ruled out wi ... read..


PKL 7: Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan play out 31-31 draw
Chennai | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Home team Tamil Thalaivas and Puneri Paltan played out a highly entertaining 31-31 draw in a see-sawing second match of Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Sunday. ... read..


Ashes: Jofra Archer and return of the disconcerting bouncer
London | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Jofra Archer's brutish spell at Lord's which knocked Australia's batting mainstay Steve Smith to the ground on Day 4, and get ruled out on Sunday due to concussion, reminded many of the disconcerting bouncer which used to be a quick's main weapon to scare ... read..


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