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AFC Asian Cup quarterfinal spot our primary target, says coach Dennerby
Mumbai | Friday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Indian women's football team head coach Thomas Dennerby has set quarterfinals as the "primary target" for his side in the AFC Asian Cup India 2022 tournament, scheduled to kick off here on January 20, with the hosts playing Iran in the opener. ... read..


Ship has sailed for Rahane and Pujara, says Atul Wassan
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 9:50:03 PM IST
Former India cricketer Atul Wassan expressed disappointment after South Africa defeated the Men in Blue to clinch the three-match series 2-1 here at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday. ... read..


Getting 30-40 runs in first hour was exactly what we needed, says Mark Boucher
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 9:20:09 PM IST
South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said that winning against India was a crucial but memorable one as the team will remember how to win in tough situations. ... read..


Delhi HC seeks Centre's response over Kirti Azad's plea seeking DDCA re-election
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre and Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) over a petition filed by cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad, against the appointment of an administrator and seeking re-election of the cri ... read..


U-19 World Cup: South Africa eager to kick off campaign against India
Georgetown | January 14, 2022 8:50:10 PM IST
South Africa Under-19 boys are ready to begin their long-awaited ICC U19 World Cup 2022 campaign in West Indies with a captivating encounter against India on Saturday. ... read..


'Not my job': Kohli avoids discussing Rahane, Pujara's spot in team
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 8:50:04 PM IST
India Test skipper Virat Kohli admitted that batting let the visitors down in the Test series against South Africa but did not directly comment on Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane's spot in the team. ... read..


Virat behaves the way he wants to behave; rest of the cricket world bows down to him: Cullinan
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 8:45:08 PM IST
Former South African cricketing great Daryll Cullinan and India's Sanjay Manjrekar lambasted Virat Kohli for his on-field behaviour on Thursday, wherein the Test captain walked up to the stumps mic and insinuated that the South African broadcasters had no ... read..


Rani, Savita and Gurjit among 36 women's hockey probables for busy year
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
Women's hockey stalwarts such as captain Rani Rampal, goalkeeper Savita, Gurjit Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka, Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami and Monika, among others figure in the core group of 36 national probables announced by Hockey India on Friday. ... read..


Extremely happy how things turned out: Dean Elgar on Test series win against India
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 7:21:11 PM IST
South Africa skipper Dean Elgar expressed happiness after his side defeated India in the third and final Test to clinch the three-match series 2-1 here at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday. ... read..


Was trying to be positive and then build on that, says Keegan Petersen
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 7:21:06 PM IST
South Africa batter Keegan Petersen said he felt delighted after his side defeated India to clinch the three-match series 2-1 here at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday. ... read..


Kohli stays away from DRS controversy, says India didn't 'apply enough' pressure on SA
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 7:21:05 PM IST
India Test skipper Virat Kohli on Friday shied away from throwing light on the controversial DRS call that had helped Proteas skipper Dean Elgar get his LBW decision overturned in the fourth innings of the Cape Town Test here at Newlands. ... read..


Australian minister cancels Djokovic's visa; world No. 1 cannot defend his title
Melbourne | Friday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
World No. 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic will not be able to defend his Australian Open crown this year after the Australian Immigration Minister, Alex Hawke, annulled his visa on Friday afternoon. ... read..


IND vs SA, 3rd Test: Gambhir calls Virat Kohli immature for his stump mic rant
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has expressed his displeasure over Test skipper Virat Kohli's rant in front of the stump mic after South African captain Dean Elgar survived a DRS review on the third day of the deciding Test at Newlands, Cape Town on ... read..


PKL: Dabang Delhi KC aim comeback, Bengal Warriors take on U Mumba in Triple Panga night
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 14, 2022 6:20:26 PM IST
The third Triple Panga of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 will feature three exciting clashes starting with Haryana Steelers' showdown with Dabang Delhi KC. ... read..


ISL: Eyes locked on summit, Mohun Bagan look to stymie Bengaluru run
Fatorda (Goa) | January 14, 2022 6:20:24 PM IST
ATK Mohun Bagan hopes their journey to the top of the tree starts with a win over arch-rivals Bengaluru FC when the two sides are scheduled to meet in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda on Saturday. ... read..


Ashes, 5th Test: Rain plays spoilsport after Travis Head ton (Stumps, Day 1)
Hobart | January 14, 2022 6:20:21 PM IST
Rain played spoilsport as the third session of Day 1 of the fifth Ashes Test between Australia and England ended abruptly, here at Hobart on Friday. ... read..


South Africa beat India by 7 wickets in 3rd Test, clinch series 2-1
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 5:50:28 PM IST
South Africa on Friday defeated India in the third and final Test to clinch the three-match series 2-1 here at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday. ... read..


U-19 World Cup: After two big warm-up losses, West Indies take on Australia in opener
Guyana | Friday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
West Indies U-19 cricket coach Floyd Reifer isn't reading too much into the two warm-up defeats ahead of his team's inaugural match of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup against Australia here later on Friday, saying it's just a matter of time before the "ta ... read..


PKL: Patna Pirates emerge as table-toppers in week owned by defenders
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 14, 2022 5:20:29 PM IST
If the initial weeks of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 belonged to the raiders, Week 3 certainly was owned by the defenders. ... read..


Legends League Cricket: Habibul Bashar, Ajantha Mendis, Dilhara Fernando join Asia Lions
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 5:20:18 PM IST
Former Bangladesh skipper Habibul Bashar, Sri Lanka's Spinner Ajantha Mendis and pace bowler Dilhara Fernando will shake hands with Asia Lions for the Legends League Cricket starting in Muscat, Oman from January 20, 2022. ... read..


Djokovic won't be deported from Australia on Friday, confirm officials
Melbourne | January 14, 2022 5:20:15 PM IST
Lawyers for Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke have agreed to not deport World number one men's singles tennis player Novak Djokovic from Australia. ... read..


Brazil boss Tite names Alves, Coutinho for World Cup qualifiers
Rio de Janeiro | Friday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
Barcelona veteran Dani Alves and new Aston Villa signing Philippe Coutinho have been named in Brazil's squad for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Paraguay, the Brazilian Football Confederation has said. ... read..


India Open: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen advance into semis
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 4:50:54 PM IST
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu stormed into the semi-finals of the ongoing India Open 2022, which is part of the BWF World Tour tournament series, at the KD Jadhav stadium on Friday. ... read..


SA vs Ind: Hosts need 41 runs to win 3rd Test (Lunch, Day 4)
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 4:50:47 PM IST
South Africa need 41 runs to win the third and final Test against India here at Newlands in Cape Town on Friday. ... read..


'What Virat did was right': Rajkumar Sharma on DRS controversy
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 4:50:45 PM IST
Indian red-ball skipper Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has come out in support of the visiting captain following the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) call in the third Test against South Africa. ... read..


U-19 World Cup: Dhull can take tough calls on the field; is instinctive, says coach Kanitkar
Guyana | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Former India player and the coach of the Under-19 men's team competing in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, Hrishikesh Kanitkar is confident his boys will go the distance in the global tournament, which commences in the West Indies later on Friday. ... read..


IPL 2022: KKR appoint Bharat Arun as bowling coach
Kolkata (West Bengal) | January 14, 2022 4:20:48 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday announced that Bharat Arun would be joining the franchise as their bowling coach ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. ... read..


Tector, McBrine guide Ireland to 5-wicket win against West Indies in 2nd ODI
Kingston (Jamaica) | Friday, 2022 4:15:07 PM IST
An unbeaten half-century by youngster Harry Tector backed by a strong Irish bowling performance, especially Andy McBrine (4/36), helped the tourists clinch a five-wicket victory over the West Indies in a rain-curtailed second One-day International at the ... read..


Entering UCL semis one of biggest achievements of RB Leipzig, says Yussuf Poulsen
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 3:50:25 PM IST
RB Leipzig striker Yussuf Poulsen, who has been at the club since they were in the German third-tier, believes that one of the team's biggest achievements in recent years is entering into the semifinals of UEFA Champions League. ... read..


Spain Masters 2022 stands cancelled, confirms BWF
Barcelona | January 14, 2022 3:50:07 PM IST
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday confirmed that Spain Masters 2022 has been cancelled. ... read..


AFC Asian Cup: India has realistic target to reach quarters, says coach Dennerby
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 14, 2022 3:20:18 PM IST
With less than a week left for the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 to kick-off, India head coach Thomas Dennerby said the Blue Tigresses are "feeling good" ahead of their opening match against IR Iran on January 20. ... read..


Ashes: Head's ton help Australia stage comeback (Tea, Day 1)
Hobart | January 14, 2022 3:20:08 PM IST
Travis Head smashed a stylish hundred while Cameron Green hit a fifty as Australia fought back in the second session on Day one of the fifth Ashes Test against England on Friday. ... read..


Athletic Club rally against Atletico to reach Supercup final
Riyadh | Friday, 2022 3:15:07 PM IST
Athletic Club Bilbao qualified for their second Spanish Supercup final in two years as they came back from behind to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1. ... read..


Australian Open: Women's semis moved to night session on 100th anniversary of women's competition
Melbourne | January 14, 2022 2:50:03 PM IST
This edition of the Australian Open will witness the 100th anniversary of the women's competition at the Grand Slam, and to honor this incredible feat, there will be a historic change in the schedule of the tournament. ... read..


Hockey India announces core probable group for senior women's team
New Delhi | January 14, 2022 2:20:39 PM IST
Hockey India on Friday announced the core probable group for the senior women's team that will play major international tournaments this year. ... read..


Sportspersons need scientific training; there is need to formulate syllabus, says Karnataka CM Bommai
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 14, 2022 2:20:24 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said well-qualified coaches need to provide scientific training to the sportspersons. ... read..


Djokovic's visa cancelled again, casting serious doubts over Australian Open participation
Melbourne | January 14, 2022 1:51:03 PM IST
The Australian Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services, and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke, again cancelled Novak Djokovic's visa on Friday. ... read..


PKL: Performance against UP Yoddha will raise Steelers' confidence, says Vikash Kandola
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 14, 2022 1:50:48 PM IST
The Haryana Steelers will be looking to get back into winning ways after their previous match against UP Yoddha ended in a 36-36 tie on Wednesday. ... read..


Ashes, 5th Test: Broad, Robinson put Australia on backfoot (Dinner, Day 1)
Hobart | January 14, 2022 1:20:43 PM IST
Fifth and final Ashes Test match has started in incredible fashion, with runs and wickets punctuating a fascinating first session of play in Hobart on Friday. ... read..


Pir Panjal Kabaddi League kick-starts at J-K's Doda Stadium
Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 14, 2022 12:50:36 PM IST
The annual three-day Pir Panjal Kabaddi League commenced at Doda Sports Stadium on Friday. ... read..


ISL: Hyderabad FC lack in character, says Manuel Marquez after draw against Chennaiyin
Panaji (Goa) | January 14, 2022 11:50:54 AM IST
Hyderabad FC head coach Manuel Marquez was critical of his side after they drew 1-1 against Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Thursday. ... read..


U19 WC: As a team, Windies are always looking to improve, says skipper Auguste
Georgetown | January 14, 2022 11:50:51 AM IST
It's 34 years since the hosts of the ICC Under 19 Men's World Cup went on to lift the trophy, but West Indies captain Ackeem Auguste believes his side has what it takes. ... read..


ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup set for lift off in Caribbean
Georgetown | January 14, 2022 11:20:33 AM IST
The warm-ups are over and it is time for the main event to begin as the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World Cup gets underway on Friday. ... read..


You can't be a role model in this manner: Gambhir slams Kohli for stump mic reaction
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 10:50:26 AM IST
Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir slammed India's Test skipper Virat Kohli for his reaction to the controversial DRS decision during the ongoing third Test against South Africa at Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


Novak Djokovic a great player but Australia entitled to throw him out, says Shane Warne
Melbourne | January 14, 2022 9:50:18 AM IST
Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne on Friday said that Novak Djokovic is entitled to not get a COVID jab but Australia is also allowed to deport the world number one men's singles tennis player from the country. ... read..


ISL: For most of the game, players did well, says Chennaiyin's Bandovic
Panaji (Goa) | January 14, 2022 9:50:11 AM IST
Chennaiyin FC head coach Bozidar Bandovic was pleased with the way his team played in the absence of some key players as they held Hyderabad FC to a 1-1 draw in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the PJN Stadium in Margao, Goa on Thursday. ... read..


India's reaction shows they are frustrated, under pressure, says Ngidi on controversial DRS decision
Cape Town | January 14, 2022 9:20:23 AM IST
South African pacer Lungi Ngidi said that Indians were frustrated and under pressure after a controversial DRS call helped Proteas skipper Dean Elgar get his LBW decision overturned in the ongoing fourth innings of the Cape Town Test here at Newlands. ... read..


Premier League: Newcastle United rope in New Zealand striker Chris Wood from Burnley
London | January 14, 2022 8:20:42 AM IST
Newcastle United on Thursday confirmed the signing of New Zealand striker Chris Wood from Burnley. Wood has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract and arrives in time to feature in Saturday's Premier League clash with Watford at St. James' Park. ... read..


Premier League: Anwar El Ghazi joins Everton on loan from Aston Villa
Liverpool | January 14, 2022 7:50:37 AM IST
Anwar El Ghazi has completed his loan move to Everton from Aston Villa for the remainder of the 2021/22 season, the Merseyside club announced on Thursday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: It was a fabulous innings and got us really back into the game, says Mhambrey on Pant
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey praised wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant's unbeaten hundred in the second innings, saying it got the team back into the match. Pant's unbeaten hundred helped India set a 212-run target for South Africa after the tourists ... read..


Novak Djokovic 'playing by his own rules', says Tsitsipas
Melbourne | Friday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
World number four Stefanos Tsitsipas said on Thursday that Novak Djokovic has been 'playing by his own rules' and has put his Grand Slam at risk, adding that the Australian Open defending champion has made vaccinated tennis players 'look like fools'. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Match evenly poised as Petersen leads charge after Pant's hundred (Ld)
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
In another day of see-saw action of the third Test between South Africa and India at the Newlands Cricket Ground, things are evenly poised. Keegan Petersen is unbeaten at 48 as South Africa lost Dean Elgar at the stroke of stumps to be 101/2 and need 111 ... read..


PKL 8: Puneri Paltan prevail over U Mumba
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Puneri Paltan outclassed U Mumba 42-23 in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, here on Thursday. ... read..


ISL 2021-22: Hyderabad FC share points with Chennaiyin
Fatorda (Goa) | Friday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Hyderabad FC shared points with Chennaiyin FC after playing a 1-1 draw in the 2021-22 Indian Super League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Thursday. ... read..


PKL 8: Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas 37-28
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Defending champions Bengal Warriors defeated Tamil Thalaivas 37-28 in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, here on Thursday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: South Africa lose Markram and Elgar in pursuit of 212
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
South Africa lost Aiden Markram and then captain Dean Elgar as they reached 101/2 at stumps on day three of third Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground on Thursday. For the hosts, the impressive Keegan Petersen is unbeaten at 48 as South Africa still need 1 ... read..


Two spots in India's playing XI will be up for grabs in next Test series, feels Gavaskar
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar believes both Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will be dropped from the team for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka and two spots will be up for grabs in the playing XI. ... read..


ISL 2021-22: We can make the playoffs, says FC Goa coach Derrick Pereira
Bambolim (Goa) | Friday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
FC Goa coach Derrick Pereira on Thursday said that the team has the potential to make the playoffs in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League. ... read..


Sydney Tennis Classic: Andy Murray beats David Goffin to reach semi-final
Sydney | Friday, 2022 2:15:07 AM IST
Britain's Andy Murray reached the Sydney Tennis Classic semi-finals after his opponent David Goffin was forced to retire in the middle of their last-eight match, here on Thursday. ... read..


Sri Lanka's Bhanuka withdraws his retirement announcement, wants to represent his nation (Ld)
Colombo | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Sri Lanka's explosive middle-order batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa, who announced his retirement from national cricket, has withdrawn his resignation following a request by Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Pant becomes first Indian wicketkeeper-batter to score Test ton in South Africa
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Rishabh Pant became the first Indian wicketkeeper-batter to score a Test ton in South Africa during India's second innings in the third Test at Newlands Cricket Ground on Thursday. He has also become the first wicketkeeper-batter from Asia to get a Test h ... read..


SAI, University of Birmingham organise workshop on 'Applied Sports Science for Performance'
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Sports Authority of India (SAI) and University of Birmingham (UoB), virtually hosted a day-long joint workshop on the topic of 'Applied Sports Science for Performance' on Thursday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's fourth Test hundred sets 212-run target for South Africa
Cape Town | Friday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
Rishabh Pant struck a high-quality century, his fourth in the format, to set a 212-run target for South Africa on day three of third Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground on Thursday. Pant mixed careful play and aggressiveness to eventually remain unbeaten ... read..


Aston Villa sign Lucas Digne from Everton
London | Friday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
The English Premier League club Aston Villa confirmed the signing of France international Lucas Digne from Everton on Thursday. The left-back is manager Steven Gerrard's second signing in the January transfer window after Philippe Coutinho's loan arrival ... read..


Indian Team reaches Mumbai for AFC Women's Asian Cup
Mumbai | Thursday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
After camping in Kochi for more than a month since returning from their tour of Brazil, the Indian Women's Team has now shifted base to Mumbai, where they are set to compete in the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022. ... read..


Australian Open qualifiers: India's campaign in singles ends after Yuki, Prajnesh suffer losses
Melbourne | Thursday, 2022 11:45:07 PM IST
India's campaign in the qualifiers of the mens singles at the Australian Open 2022 came to an end after the country's male tennis players Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Yuki Bhambri lost their second-round matches, here. ... read..


ICC outlines bio security protocols for U-19 men's cricket World Cup
Georgetown | January 13, 2022 11:20:24 PM IST
The International Cricket Council today outlined the bio security protocols that have been put in place ahead of the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2022 in the West Indies to ensure a safe and smooth tournament as possible. ... read..


Ashes: There's no doubt England's top order have been too defensive, says Hussain
Hobart | Thursday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Former England captain Nasser Hussain highlighted that the top-order batters have been too defensive in the Ashes. He also urged England's batters to build on counter-attacking efforts of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Zak Crawley from the Sydney Test. En ... read..


Olympian Shivpal Singh visits National War Memorial, pays tribute to martyrs
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Olympian Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh expressed reverence to the Indian soldiers who made supreme sacrifice after Independence at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on Thursday. ... read..


Pant played fabulous innings, showed great character: Bowling coach Mhambrey
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 10:50:12 PM IST
Team India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey on Thursday hailed wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant's knock in the second innings of the ongoing Cape Town Test. ... read..


PKL: Puneri Paltan thrash U Mumba 42-23 in Maharashtra Derby
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 13, 2022 10:50:11 PM IST
Puneri Paltan completely outclassed U Mumba 42-23 in Match 52 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. ... read..


Ottis Gibson quits as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach
Dhaka | Thursday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
Ottis Gibson has decided not to renew his contract as fast-bowling coach of Bangladesh cricket team. ... read..


Sri Lanka batter Rajapaksa withdraws retirement, wants to play again for nation
Colombo | Thursday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
Ten days after announcing retirement, Sri Lanka batter Bhanuka Rajapaksa on Thursday withdrew his decision, saying he wants to play again for the nation. ... read..


Hockey midfielder Lilima Minz retires at 27
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
One of the most experienced midfielders in hockey Lilima Minz decided to retire from the sport on Thursday. Lilima, who made her debut for the national side at the 4-Nation Women's Hockey Tournaments held in Argentina in 2011, has been part of many glorio ... read..


'Whole South Africa playing against XI guys': Controversial DRS call irks Team India
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 10:20:34 PM IST
Team India was visibly irked after a controversial Decision Review System (DRS) call which helped South Africa skipper Dean Elgar get his LBW decision overturned in the ongoing fourth innings of the Cape Town Test here at Newlands. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Elgar, Petersen score briskly as visitors need 111 more runs to win (Stumps, Day 3)
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 10:20:33 PM IST
Dean Elgar and Keegan Petersen held their ground as South Africa gained full control against India on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Elgar, Petersen score briskly as hosts need 111 more runs to win (Stumps, Day 3)
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 10:20:21 PM IST
Dean Elgar and Keegan Petersen held their ground as South Africa gained full control against India on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test here at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


ISL: Hyderabad spoil Chennaiyin's top-four hopes with 1-1 draw
Panaji (Goa) | January 13, 2022 10:20:11 PM IST
Chennaiyin FC's aspirations of breaking into the top-four went up in smoke as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Hyderabad FC in a tense Indian Super League game that ended in a 1-1 stalemate at the PJN Stadium in Fatorda on Thursday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's eight Test fifty stretches India's lead to 143
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 10:15:09 PM IST
Rishabh Pant's eighth half-century in Test cricket helped India stretch their lead to 143 on day three of the third Test against South Africa at Newlands Cricket Ground here on Thursday. At lunch, India were 130/4 in 43 overs, with Pant (batting 51) and c ... read..


Bumrah is the world's best bowler in all formats: Vaughan
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 10:15:09 PM IST
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan lavished praise on India's fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, saying the 28-year-old pacer is the best in the world at the moment across all formats. ... read..


PKL: Maninder Singh helps Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 13, 2022 9:50:19 PM IST
Defending champions Bengal Warriors beat Tamil Thalaivas 37-28 in Match 51 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. ... read..


Titans Cricket CEO recalls meeting Chris Morris for first time
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 9:20:21 PM IST
Titans Cricket CEO Dr Jacques Faul recalled the moments where he met South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris for the first time. ... read..


Injuries, fitness, Covid force Sri Lanka to pick uncapped players for Zimbabwe ODIs
Colombo | Thursday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Hampered by injuries, fitness failures and Covid-19 pandemic, Sri Lanka will face Zimbabwe with several uncapped players in the first one-day International of their three-match series on Sunday (January 16). ... read..


India Open badminton: Sindhu advances, Saina out after Srikanth tests Covid positive (2nd ld)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu advanced while former winner Saina Nehwal crashed out of the India Open badminton championship that is reeling from withdrawals after seven players had to pull out after testing positive for Covid-19. ... read..


2022 edition of Indian Premier League could be held in South Africa, says report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
South Africa could be in the fray to host the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), according to a newspaper report on Thursday. The report said that Sri Lanka could be a backup venue option if the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India d ... read..


Yash can take his own decisions, he is able to make tough calls: Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Georgetown | January 13, 2022 8:49:56 PM IST
: India U19 head coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar on Thursday hailed skipper Yash Dhull, saying the young skipper can take his own decisions and his instincts will hold him in good stead at the upcoming World Cup. ... read..


No communication from Ramiz Raja on his Four-Nation T20I series idea: ICC CEO
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 8:20:06 PM IST
International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Geoff Allardice, on Thursday said that he has received no communication from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ramiz Raja regarding the four-nation T20I series, involving both India and Pakistan. ... read..


'Well done': Sachin praises Pant for his unbeaten ton against SA in 3rd Test
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 8:20:02 PM IST
Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar praised Rishabh Pant for unbeaten knock of 100 runs in the second innings on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test against South Africa here at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: It is evenly poised at this point, says Shardul Thakur
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
India pace all-rounder Shardul Thakur believes that the third Test between South Africa and India is currently evenly poised. India have a lead of 70 with Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara unbeaten at the crease ahead of the start of day threes play. ... read..


Australian Open: Djokovic included in draw even as uncertainty continues
Melbourne | Thursday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
The Novak Djokovic visa-saga in Australia continues even as World No 1 from Serbia was on Thursday drawn to start his campaign in the year's first Grand Slam against compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic, the World No 78. ... read..


SA vs Ind, 3rd Test: Pant unbeaten on 100 as visitors set target of 212 (Tea, Day 3)
Cape Town | January 13, 2022 7:49:52 PM IST
Rishabh Pant's remained unbeaten on 100 as India was bowled out for 198 in the second innings on Day 3 of the ongoing third Test against South Africa here at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday. ... read..


Asia Cup win was good for team building ahead of U19 WC: Coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Georgetown | January 13, 2022 7:49:51 PM IST
India U19 head coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar on Thursday said that the win in the Asia Cup was really good in terms of developing a good team bond ahead of the upcoming World Cup. ... read..


Inaugural edition of U19 Women's World Cup on track for 2023, says ICC CEO
Dubai | January 13, 2022 6:50:02 PM IST
Geoff Allardice, the CEO of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the inaugural edition of the U19 Women's World Cup is on the cards. ... read..


India Open: Sindhu advances after Srikanth, six others test Covid positive (ld)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu kept the country's flag flying at the India Open, providing some relief to the event reeling from withdrawals after seven players had to pull out for testing positive for Covid-19. ... read..


SA v IND, 3rd Test: De Villiers praises Petersen for his composure under fire
Cape Town | Thursday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
South Africa seems to have found a reliable batter for the No. 3 spot in their Test lineup after Keegan Petersen received a glowing endorsement from Proteas legend AB de Villiers for his superb knock here at Newlands. ... read..


Ottis Gibson quits as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach, to join Multan Sultans
Dhaka | January 13, 2022 6:21:43 PM IST
Bangladesh's fast-bowling coach and former West Indies bowler Ottis Gibson has decided that he will not renew his contract after completing his two year service with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). ... read..


Pak cricketer Yasir Shah freed in rape case after victim retracts statement
Karachi | January 13, 2022 6:21:14 PM IST
Pakistan legspinner Yasir Shah, who was named in the rape of a minor girl, has been freed from all the charges after the victim turned hostile. ... read..


Olympian Shivpal Singh visits National War Memorial, pays tribute to soldiers who lost their lives
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 5:50:46 PM IST
Olympian Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh visited the National War Memorial in New Delhi which bears testimony to the supreme sacrifice made by the Indian soldiers post-independence. ... read..


India Open 2022: Bansod upsets Nehwal to reach quarters; Chaliha, Kashyap, Sindhu in Round of 8
New Delhi | January 13, 2022 5:50:44 PM IST
Malvika Bansod became only the second Indian to beat former World No. 1 Saina Nehwal since 2017 in any international tournament while Ashmita Chaliha continued her strong run by beating France's Yaelle Hoyaux to reach the quarter-finals of the India Open ... read..


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