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AUS vs NZ, 1st Test: All eyes on Rachin as Kiwis eye 369-run chase (Day 3, Stumps)
Wellington | March 2, 2024 1:57:32 PM IST
A fighting half-century by Rachin Ravindra keeps New Zealand alive, as the hosts were set a target of 369 runs to win the first Test against Australia at Wellington on Saturday. ... read..


Gautam Gambhir requests BJP chief to relieve him of political duties
New Delhi | March 2, 2024 12:56:57 PM IST
Former Indian cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir on Saturday said that has asked BJP chief JP Nadda to relieve him of his political duties so that he can focus on his future commitments in the world of cricket. ... read..


Dhruv Jurel shares heartwarming post with "Real MVPs" of his life
New Delhi | March 2, 2024 12:56:50 PM IST
Indian wicketkeeper-batter Dhruv Jurel took to social media on Friday and shared a picture of him with his parents, calling them the "real MVPs" of his life. ... read..


German Open: Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand crash out in QFs
Mulheim | March 2, 2024 11:56:06 AM IST
The Indian challenge at the German Open badminton tournament ended after the women's doubles pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand lost in the quarterfinals on Friday. ... read..


Shiva Thapa-led Indian contingent set to battle it out for Olympic quotas in Italy
Busto Arsizio | March 2, 2024 11:56:02 AM IST
The first World Boxing Qualification tournament for the Paris Olympics is set to kick off in Busto Arsizio, Italy on Sunday, with India's nine-member contingent led by two-time Olympian Shiva Thapa battling it out with some of the world's top boxing talen ... read..


Indian Super League: Upbeat Punjab FC host in-form Mumbai City FC
New Delhi | March 2, 2024 10:56:14 AM IST
Mumbai City FC will travel to take on Punjab FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi as the Matchweek 18 of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 commences with the doubleheader on Saturday. ... read..


Nathan Lyon registers unique batting record during AUS-NZ 1st Test
Wellington | March 2, 2024 10:56:06 AM IST
Australian spin veteran Nathan Lyon made a unique batting record during the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington, becoming the player with the most Test runs without scoring a single half-century. ... read..


Glenn Phillips registers landmark five-wicket haul during AUS-NZ 1st Test
Wellington | March 2, 2024 10:55:58 AM IST
New Zealand all-rounder Glenn Phillips registered his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket, the first by a Kiwi spinner at home in 16 years. ... read..


ISL: Mohun Bagan beat Jamshedpur FC 3-0, move to second spot
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 2, 2024 9:57:02 AM IST
Mohun Bagan Super Giant breezed past Jamshedpur FC by 3-0 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in the Indian Super League (ISL) on Friday to jump to the second spot in the standings. ... read..


Pro Kabaddi League: Puneri Paltan beat resilient Haryana Steelers to secure maiden title
Telangana (Hyderabad) | March 2, 2024 9:56:59 AM IST
The mighty Puneri Paltan bested a young and resilient Haryana Steelers to lift their first-ever Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) trophy on Friday. ... read..


Indian Super League: In-form Bengaluru FC host Kerala Blasters FC
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 2, 2024 9:56:48 AM IST
Bengaluru FC are set to host Kerala Blasters FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium to cap off the Saturday double header of matchweek 18 of Indian Super League (ISL) 2023-24 on Saturday. ... read..


Grace Harris "embracing" her role in middle-order for UP Warriorz
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 2, 2024 3:56:34 AM IST
Following UP Warriorz's 6-wicket win over Gujarat Giants in the Women's Premier League (WPL) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday, batting allrounder Grace Harris said that she is "embracing" her role in the middle-order. ... read..


Hopes for final remain alive as Nepal edge past Namibia by three runs in Tri-nation T20I series
Kathmandu | March 1, 2024 11:56:13 PM IST
With a victory over Namibia by three runs in the ongoing Tri-Nation T20I Series, hope for Nepal to reach the final of the tournament has remained alive. ... read..


Manchester United skipper Bruno Fernandes on 111th spot in Premier League's most fouled players this season
Manchester | March 1, 2024 11:56:06 PM IST
Head coach Erik Ten Hag asked for more protection of Manchester United skipper Bruno Fernandes as he feels the opposition players have targeted the Portuguese midfielder however 110 Premier League players have been fouled more times than Fernandes this se ... read..


Ireland six-fastest to record maiden Test win, goes past giants India, New Zealand, South Africa
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 11:55:59 PM IST
They say statistics don't lie and, in the process of scripting a historic maiden Test win on Friday, Ireland dwarfed cricketing giants India and New Zealand in terms of the number of games they took to get off the mark in the game's longest and toughest f ... read..


WPL 2024: Grace Harris shines as UP Warriorz topple Gujarat Giants with emphatic six-wicket win
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 11:55:39 PM IST
Grace Harris's brisk knock of 60* guided UP Warriorz to a six-wicket victory with more than four overs to spare over Gujarat Giants at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in the ongoing season of the Women's Premier League on Friday. ... read..


LSG appoint former South Africa star Lance Klusener as assistant coach ahead of IPL 2024
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 11:55:38 PM IST
South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener has joined Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) as the assistant coach ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season. ... read..


"Want to deliver a positive display": Ancelotti on Real's upcoming match against Valencia in La Liga
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 11:55:25 PM IST
Ahead of Real Madrid's upcoming match against Valencia in La Liga, Los Blancos head coach Carlo Ancelotti said that the Whites are ready to showcase a "positive" play. ... read..


Vikash overcomes heart problem to rewrite KIUG 2023 record
Guwahati (Assam) | March 1, 2024 10:55:51 PM IST
Vikash's recent record-breaking win in the 1500m race at the fourth Khelo India University Games 2023, Ashtalakshmi came as a testament to the indomitable spirit of the human will. Discovering his athletic prowess while preparing for the Indian Army Agniv ... read..


Delhi Toofans' thunderous win over Chennai Blitz shakes up top-five battle
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 1, 2024 10:55:49 PM IST
Delhi Toofans stunned the home side Chennai Blitz on Friday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai, picking up an important 15-9, 15-13, 12-15, 19-17 win in the third season of the Prime Volleyball League. ... read..


Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2024: Team Hero MotoSports continues to lead
Mezaira'a | March 1, 2024 10:55:48 PM IST
Hero MotoSports Team Rally completed the 3rd Stage of ADDC 2024, maintaining their overall lead position in the rally. ... read..


Korea's Kim shares first round lead at Cognizant; Bhatia way behind
Palm Beaches | March 1, 2024 10:55:44 PM IST
SH Kim put himself in prime position to become the third Korean winner at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches after firing a flawless 7-under 64 for the joint first-round lead with American Chad Ramey on Thursday. ... read..


Gardner, Litchfield's blitz power Gujarat Giants to 142/5 against UP Warriorz
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 10:55:29 PM IST
Ashleigh Gardner and Phoebe Litchfield's blitzkrieg powered Gujarat Giants (GGT) to 142/5 against UP Warriorz (UPW) in the 8th match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Friday. ... read..


Odisha CM Patnaik unveils FIH Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 coffee table book
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 1, 2024 10:55:21 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled the FIH Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 coffee table book on Friday. ... read..


"It was a difficult time for me": Onana on his tough start with Manchester United
Manchester | March 1, 2024 10:55:16 PM IST
Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana believes he is "feeling better" after enduring a mentally "difficult time" during his start to life with the Red Devils in the Premier League. ... read..


"You ask this whole group how special this is!": Irish skipper Balbirnie after maiden Test win
Abu Dhabi | March 1, 2024 10:55:12 PM IST
After leading Ireland to their maiden Test win, skipper Andrew Balbirnie was ecstatic, saying he was glad to "get the monkey off the back". ... read..


WPL 2024: UP Warriorz win toss, decide to field first against Gujarat Giants
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 9:56:59 PM IST
UP Warriorz won the toss and decided to bowl first against Gujarat Giants in the 8th match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) 2024 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Friday. ... read..


Golf: Indian Open 2024 to start from March 28
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 9:56:55 PM IST
The Indian Open, the country's National Open and flagship golf tournament, is returning to usher in a new era in Indian golf with an enhanced prize purse and several first-time incentives. The 2024 edition of the tournament will be held between March 28 t ... read..


"We aim to be the best team in world": India hockey team vice-captain Hardik Singh
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 9:56:41 PM IST
Indian men's hockey team vice-captain Hardik Singh stated that the team is aiming to be the best in the world as India gear up to defend its Asian Champions Trophy title. ... read..


"I'm absolutely buzzing": Pacer Mark Adair after starring in Ireland's historic maiden Test win over Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi | March 1, 2024 9:55:57 PM IST
After starring in Ireland's historic 6-wicket win over Afghanistan in the only Test match in Abu Dhabi, Irish seamer Mark Adair on Friday said he was 'happy' to clinch a victory for his team in the longest format. ... read..


Asian Games champ Palak wins on first day of Air Pistol trials
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 9:55:51 PM IST
Reigning Asian Games champion Palak of Haryana, won the women's 10m air pistol T3 trial here at the MP State Shooting Academy ranges, as athletes took aim on the first day of the Air Pistol trials. Rajasthan shooter Amit Sharma, who had won the team silve ... read..


"We let ourselves down": Afghan skipper Shahidi praises Irish pacers after loss in one-off Test
Abu Dhabi | March 1, 2024 9:55:40 PM IST
After seeing familiar foes Ireland script a historic maiden Test win in Abu Dhabi, Afghan skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi on Friday showered praise on pacers in the rival camp, acknowledging that they bowled 'very well'. ... read..


Pandya brothers arrive in Jamnagar to attend Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding celebrations
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | March 1, 2024 7:55:53 PM IST
Star India batting allrounder Hardik Pandya, along with his cricketer-brother Krunal Pandya, arrived in Jamnagar on Friday for the three-day pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. ... read..


"They did really well": Glenn Phillips praises Australia after Day 2
Wellington | March 1, 2024 7:55:47 PM IST
New Zealand batter Glenn Phillips on Friday came out in praise of Australia's batting lineup saying "they did well" in the first Test match of the Trans-Tasman Trophy. ... read..


Balbirnie's captain's knock steers Ireland to maiden Test win following six-wicket triumph over Afghanistan
Abu Dhabi | March 1, 2024 7:55:41 PM IST
Skipper Andrew Balbirnie's blitzkrieg powered Ireland to a historic maiden Test victory following their six-wicket triumph over Afghanistan in the one-off Test at Tolerance Oval on Friday. ... read..


Looking forward to defending our title in China: Indian hockey team vice-captain Hardik Singh
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 7:55:33 PM IST
The Asian Hockey Federation on February 28 announced that the Men's Asian Champions Trophy 2024 will take place in Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China, from September 8 to September 17. The teams qualified for this edition are China ... read..


IVPL: Naman Sharma's 148-run blitz powers Rajasthan Legends to win over Mumbai Champions
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | March 1, 2024 7:55:31 PM IST
Naman Sharma smashed an impressive 148 runs off just 61 balls, propelling Rajasthan Legends to a resounding 8-wicket victory over Mumbai Champions in match 14 of the Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL) at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in ... read..


WPL 2024: Sophie Devine 'super proud' of skipper Smriti's valiant knock
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 7:55:27 PM IST
Following Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) 25-run win against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Women's Premier League on Thursday, batting allrounder Sophie Devine hailed skipper Smriti Mandhana's 74-run knock saying she was "super proud" of her. ... read..


Red ball cricket for women returns to India's domestic calendar after six years
New Delhi | March 1, 2024 6:55:39 PM IST
Red ball cricket for women is set to return to India's domestic calendar after six years, as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will host the Senior Women's Inter-Zonal Multi-Day Trophy in Pune from March 28. ... read..


On his J-K vacation, Sachin visited kids undergoing cleft lip, palate surgeries supported by his foundation
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 1, 2024 6:55:32 PM IST
On his recent family vacation to Jammu and Kashmir, pictures and videos of which went viral across social media platforms, cricketing stalwart Sachin Tendulkar visited the Inga Health Foundation in Srinagar. ... read..


Dhoni, Sachin, Rohit reach Jamnagar for Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding celebrations
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | March 1, 2024 5:56:12 PM IST
India's former skippers MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and current captain Rohit Sharma arrived in Jamnagar on Friday for the three-day pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. ... read..


"It feels like a race car": Lewis Hamilton "shock" by Mercedes' early pace in Bahrain
Sakhir | March 1, 2024 4:56:23 PM IST
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton admits he was surprised to top the timesheets on the first day of action at the Bahrain Grand Prix, and he believes Mercedes still has "work to do" to match Red Bull's long-run performance. ... read..


Suryakumar, Ishan Kishan arrive in Jamnagar for Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding festivities
Jamnagar (Gujarat) | March 1, 2024 3:54:44 PM IST
India's white-ball dynamo, Suryakumar Yadav, former cricketer Zaheer Khan and several sports personalities arrived in Jamnagar on Friday for the three-day pre-wedding celebrations of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant. ... read..


Danielle Collins scripts comeback win against Katie Volynets in Austin; Sevastova ousts Stephens
Texas | March 1, 2024 1:55:28 PM IST
No.3 seed Danielle Collins scripted a fine comeback win to battle past fellow American Katie Volynets 4-6, 7-6(3), 6-0 to secure a place in the Austin Open quarterfinals. ... read..


NZ vs AUS, 1st Test: Nathan Lyon, seamers help visitors gain 217-run lead against hosts (Day 2, Stumps)
Wellington | March 1, 2024 12:55:26 PM IST
Glenn Phillips' counterattacking knock and Matt Henry's 34-ball 42 entertained amid collapses of New Zealand's first innings on Day 2 as a terrific bowling performance from Nathan Lyon, seamers helped Australia take a 217-run lead in challenging condition ... read..


Emma Navarro holds off Katerina Siniakova, books San Diego quarterfinal spot
San Diego | March 1, 2024 11:55:35 AM IST
World No. 26 Emma Navarro moved to her third quarter-final of this season after beating Katerina Siniakova 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 at the San Diego Open. ... read..


Venus Williams, Emma Raducanu receive Miami Open wild cards
Miami | March 1, 2024 10:55:32 AM IST
Three Grand Slam winners will join a star-studded lineup at the upcoming Miami Open, as Emma Raducanu, Venus Williams, and Caroline Wozniacki have all received wild cards for the tournament. ... read..


Alex de Minaur rallies past Stefanos Tsitsipas, reaches Acapulco SFs
Acapulco | March 1, 2024 10:55:27 AM IST
Alex De Minaur dropped the first set against Stefanos Tsitsipas before registering a victory to book a second straight place in the semi-finals of the Mexican Open. ... read..


Daniil Medvedev cruises to Dubai SFs, beats Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in quarters
Dubai | March 1, 2024 9:55:26 AM IST
Daniil Medvedev continued his red-hot form in the Dubai Tennis Championships as the World No.4 stretched his winning streak to eight matches when he stormed past Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-2, 6-3 to reach the semifinals. ... read..


Aussie duo Cameron Green-Josh Hazlewood script history with record 116-run tenth wicket partnership in 1st Test against NZ
Wellington | March 1, 2024 9:55:16 AM IST
The duo of Cameron Green and Josh Hazlewood scripted history on Friday as they combined to register Australia's highest partnership for the tenth wicket against New Zealand, as well as the fourth-best overall by an Australian pair. ... read..


"We'll need to stay alert in all situations": Jamshedpur head coach Khalid Jamil ahead of Mohun Bagan SG clash
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 1, 2024 8:54:08 AM IST
Jamshedpur FC head coach Khalid Jamil has urged his players to be adept at handling various situations as they prepare to take on Mohun Bagan SG in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata. ... read..


"Was just happy to be back on the field," says Jonassen after DC's 25-run win over RCB
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 3:54:22 AM IST
After Delhi Capitals' 25-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 7th Women's Premier League (WPL) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday, bowler Jess Jonassen said that she was happy to be back on the field. ... read..


"I was a bit nervous," says Marizanne Kapp after Delhi's 25-run win over RCB
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 1, 2024 3:54:14 AM IST
Following Delhi Capitals' 25-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 7th match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Thursday, bowling all-rounder Marizanne Kapp said that she was "a bit nervous" while bowling in the seco ... read..


"He has credentials to get where Dhoni reached...": Kumble praises Dhruv Jurel
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 11:55:34 PM IST
Former India spinner Anil Kumble has said that wicketkeeper batter Dhruv Jurel has the potential to reach the level of success that former India skipper MS Dhoni attained in his career. ... read..


"He should be part of squad": Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta on Partey's availability for Sheffield clash
London | February 29, 2024 11:55:33 PM IST
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta on Thursday revealed that defensive midfielder Thomas Partey should be a part of the Gunners squad for their upcoming Premier League clash against Sheffield United. ... read..


"We have to win the first session...": Afghanistan's Shahidi ahead of Day 3 of Ireland Test
Abu Dhabi | February 29, 2024 11:55:11 PM IST
Skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi believes if Afghanistan are able to win the first session of Day 3, the game will be wide open after they were on the back foot throughout the opening day of the one-off Test against Ireland. ... read..


Mumbai's Abhishek Jhunjhunwala lauds Indian Veteran Premier League concept
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 11:55:07 PM IST
Former Indian domestic cricketer Abhishek Jhunjhunwala expressed his admiration for the inaugural edition of the Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL), highlighting the tournament's concept and quality of matches. ... read..


PVL: Kolkata keep Super 5 hopes alive with solid win over Hyderabad
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 29, 2024 11:55:03 PM IST
The Kolkata Thunderbolts picked up their second win on Thursday, going past the Hyderabad Black Hawks with a dominant 15-8, 15-8, 11-15, 20-18 win in the third season of the Prime Volleyball League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai. Vinit Ku ... read..


WPL 2024: Jess, Kapp, Reddy's fireworks in final five power DC to 194/5 against RCB
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 10:55:13 PM IST
Jess Jonassen, Marizanne Kapp and Arundhati Reddy's fireworks in the final five overs powered Delhi Capitals to a competitive total of 194/5 against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the ongoing Women's Premier League on Thursday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium ... read..


ISL: Mohun Bagan SG, Jamshedpur FC eye for 3 points in Kolkata
Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 29, 2024 10:55:12 PM IST
Kolkata's Mohun Bagan Super Giant will host Jamshedpur FC at the Salt Lake Stadium in the Indian Super League (ISL) as the Mariners eye a direct shot at the top spot in the points table on Friday. ... read..


Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Amy Jones set to take part in upcoming Hundred 2024 draft
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 9:56:01 PM IST
English cricketers Jason Roy, Dawid Malan and Amy Jones are among the few British players who will take part in the upcoming draft of the Hundred, which is set to take place next month. ... read..


AIFF announces U20 men's National Football Championship
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 9:55:57 PM IST
All India Football Federation (AIFF), on Thursday announced the commencement of the Men's National Football Championship (NFC) for Under 20. ... read..


From Jammu tearaway, Ranchi Test star to uncapped Karnataka pacer: A look at BCCI list for fast-bowling contracts
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 9:55:55 PM IST
From tearaway Umran Malik, Bengal speedster Akash Deep who made his Test debut in Ranchi in the ongoing red-ball series against England to highly-rated Karnataka pacer Vidwath Kaverappa, a select complement of rising Indian speed guns were handed retainer ... read..


IVPL: Pawan Negi, bowlers shine as VVIP Uttar Pradesh beat Chhattisgarh Warriors, book semis berth
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 9:55:44 PM IST
Pawan Negi's valiant 83-run knock helped VVIP Uttar Pradesh register a victory over the Chhattisgarh Warriors by 16 runs in Match 12 of the Indian Veteran Premier League (IVPL) at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida on Thursday. ... read..


New PKL champion on cards as Puneri Paltan takes on Haryana Steelers in final
Gachibowli (Hyderabad) | February 29, 2024 8:56:12 PM IST
The stage is set for the grand finale as Puneri Paltan and Haryana Steelers lock horns in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 10 final at the GMC Balayogi Sports Complex on Friday. ... read..


WPL 2024: RCB win toss, decide to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 8:56:09 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and decided to field first against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the 7th match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday. ... read..


Afghanistan bounce back to finely poise one-off Test against Ireland (Day 2, Stumps)
Abu Dhabi | February 29, 2024 8:55:46 PM IST
Afghanistan managed to hold off Ireland from running away in the one-off Test with their all-rounded performance on Day 2 on Thursday at the Tolerance Oval. ... read..


"More than age, criteria should be fitness and performance": Bangladeshi batter Mushfiqur Rahim
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 6:54:58 PM IST
Bangladesh wicketkeeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim emphasised the importance of having experienced players as well as a mix of young blood in the T20 format amid the criticism of Bangladesh's senior cricketers. ... read..


Cameron Green reveals 'he was struggling' after getting cramps in AUS-NZ 1st Test
Wellington | February 29, 2024 6:54:35 PM IST
Star Australia all-rounder Cameron Green, who played a 103-run knock on day one of the first Test against New Zealand, revealed that he was struggling down his end after getting cramps while batting. ... read..


"Face challenges, come back stronger...": Ravi Shastri on Iyer, Kishan not getting BCCI contracts
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 6:54:29 PM IST
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has called upon Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan, who were excluded from the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) central contracts on Wednesday, to dig deep within themselves and come up stronger, saying "comeb ... read..


Aussie stars Matthew Wade, Matt Short return to Sheffield Shield action, will play for their respective states
Melbourne | February 29, 2024 5:55:19 PM IST
Australia's white-ball stars Matthew Wade, Spencer Johnson, Josh Inglis and Matthew Short have been named by their respective states for Sheffield Shield. ... read..


"It's a huge boost for Delhi Capitals": Ganguly on Pant's inclusion ahead of IPL 2024
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 5:55:07 PM IST
Former India skipper and Delhi Capitals' Director of Cricket Sourav Ganguly expressed his feelings on Thursday ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 as star wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant joined the Delhi Capitals squad. ... read..


"Never had our strongest races ever in Bahrain": McLaren's Lando Norris sets out Bahrain predictions
Sakhir | February 29, 2024 4:57:29 PM IST
Lando Norris believes McLaren has not made as much progress as he and the team would want ahead of the 2024 season, and the Briton admits that his team may struggle in this weekend's first race in Bahrain. ... read..


"No hard feelings with anyone": Carlos Sainz on Lewis Hamilton's Ferrari move
Sakhir | February 29, 2024 4:56:49 PM IST
Carlos Sainz and Lewis Hamilton said that there is no rift between them following the unexpected announcement earlier in February that the seven-time world champion will replace Sainz at Ferrari in 2025, leaving the Spaniard without a seat beyond the end ... read..


KL Rahul ruled out of 5th Test against England, Jasprit Bumrah to rejoin squad in Dharamshala
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 29, 2024 4:56:40 PM IST
India wicketkeeper-batter KL Rahul, whose participation was subject to fitness, has been ruled out of the fifth and final Test against England in Dharamshala, while star speedster Jasprit Bumrah will link-up with the squad. ... read..


"Seniors' words helped me calm my nerves": Indian women's hockey midfielder Sunelita Toppo
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 4:56:17 PM IST
Sundergarh, the hockey hotbed in Odisha, has produced many fabulous players and one of them is named Sunelita Toppo. The 16-year-old made her debut for the Indian women's hockey team on February 3 against China in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2023/24. ... read..


Irfan Pathan, Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle to feature in Legends Cricket Trophy
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 2:54:59 PM IST
The Legends Cricket Trophy will feature big names like Irfan Pathan, Yuvraj Singh, and Chris Gayle and is scheduled to be played from March 8th to 19th at the Pallakele Stadium in Kandy, Sri Lanka. ... read..


"Someone just needed to bat through": Cameron Green after century against NZ in 1st Test
Wellington | February 29, 2024 2:54:55 PM IST
Australia all-rounder Cameron Green, who struck 103 on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand, stated it was a difficult wicket to bat on and that the team needed someone to bat through. ... read..


Irfan Pathan questions BCCI's selection criteria after Ishan-Shreyas exclusion
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 2:54:32 PM IST
Former India fast bowler Irfan Pathan raised questions on Thursday over the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to exclude Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan from central contracts and pointed out the case of Hardik Pandya, who has been selec ... read..


NZ vs AUS, 1st Test: Green's masterful ton revives Australia after Matt Henry torches visitors (Day 1, Stumps)
Wellington | February 29, 2024 1:56:18 PM IST
Cameron Green's counterattacking ton revived troubled Australia in a see-saw opening day of the first Test against New Zealand after Matt Henry went all-out with his pace attack to dismantle the visitors at the Basin Reserve on Thursday. ... read..


"I was surprised by his decision": Sourav Ganguly on Ishan Kishan not playing first-class cricket
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 1:55:46 PM IST
Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly says that he was surprised to see players like Shreyers Iyer and Ishan Kishan not participating in domestic cricket as they have been dropped from the national squad. ... read..


Arthur Fils, Nicolas Jarry advance to Santiago quarterfinals
Santiago | February 29, 2024 11:55:34 AM IST
Arthur Fils reached his third quarterfinal of the season following a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Thiago Seyboth Wild at the Chile Open in Santiago. ... read..


India's wait for 'fully fit' wicketkeeper batter KL Rahul continues
New Delhi | February 29, 2024 10:55:16 AM IST
For nearly a month, there has been uncertainty around India's wicketkeeper batter KL Rahul's fitness and his participation in the final Test of the series against England as well as in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) as the player continues to re ... read..


Andy Murray reveals Olympics ambition, intends to compete in French Open
Dubai | February 29, 2024 10:55:05 AM IST
The former World No.1 Andy Murray has indicated that he would most likely not play beyond this summer with the two-time Olympic gold medallist dreaming of competing at the Paris 2024 Olympics before retiring from tennis. ... read..


China: Beijing to host 2027 World Athletics Championships
Beijing | February 29, 2024 10:54:54 AM IST
The World Athletics Council confirmed that Beijing, China will host the 2027 World Athletics Championships. ... read..


IRE vs AFG, Test: Adair leads Irish dominance over Afghanistan on Day 1
Abu Dhabi | February 29, 2024 3:56:45 AM IST
Ireland seamer Mark Adair's outstanding spell bundled out Afghanistan at a mere total of 155 runs on the first day of the one-off Test Tolerance Oval on Wednesday. ... read..


"I was mentally prepared": Navgire on playing match-winning knock against Mumbai Indians
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 3:56:43 AM IST
Following UP Warriorz's 7-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the sixth match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) 2024 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday, Kiran Navgire opened on her match-winning knock in the game and said that she was "m ... read..


"She's been proactive and bold with her decisions": Sophie Devine heaps praise on Smriti Mandhana
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 3:56:16 AM IST
Following Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) eight-wicket win against Gujarat Giants (GGT) in the Women's Premier League on Tuesday, batting allrounder Sophie Devine claimed that skipper Smriti Mandhana has been "bold with her decisions" in the T20 tourn ... read..


Chinar Open Winter Games 2024: A spectacular success with overwhelming participation
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir) | February 29, 2024 3:56:09 AM IST
The Chinar Open Winter Games 2024, an initiative by the Indian Army held in Gulmarg, concluded on Wednesday with resounding success and the record-breaking participation of 676 individuals (the highest ever in any winter games in the valley). The event, o ... read..


"When you win, you get a...": Deepti Sharma on UP Warriorz's 7-wicket win over Mumbai Indians
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 3:56:01 AM IST
Star UP batting allrounder Deepti Sharma said on Wednesday that there's a positive feeling when a side clinches a win. ... read..


"Proud of the girls": Alyssa Healy on UP Warriorz's 7-wicket win over Mumbai Indians
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 3:55:59 AM IST
After UP Warriorz's seen-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the sixth match of the Women's Premier League (WPL) on Wednesday, skipper Alyssa Healy said that she was proud of her team for coming back hard in the game. ... read..


WPL 2024: Navgire, Harris help UP Warriorz clinch massive 7-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 29, 2024 12:25:14 AM IST
Kiran Navgire and Grace Harris powered UP Warriorz to bag their first win of the ongoing Women's Premier League (WPL) 2024 after they defeated Mumbai Indians by seven wickets at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. ... read..


PM Modi lists 'takeaways' from Sachin Tendulkar's J-K vacation
Jammu and Kashmir | February 29, 2024 12:25:10 AM IST
Amid viral images and video clips of cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's recent vacation in Jammu and Kashmir--from playing gully cricket on a street to posing happily with locals in snowy Gulmarg, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the visil ... read..


"Zaheer Khan is someone I used to watch, try to learn from": James Anderson
Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) | February 29, 2024 12:25:08 AM IST
Legendary Indian pacer James Anderson admitted on Wednesday that former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan's bowling inspired him and he keenly observed how he would utilise reverse swing and cover the ball while bowling. ... read..


ISL: In-form Odisha FC to host East Bengal FC at home
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 29, 2024 12:24:59 AM IST
Odisha FC will lock horns with Kolkata's East Bengal FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. ... read..


Mathews fifty takes MI to 161/6 vs UPW in WPL 2024
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 28, 2024 10:25:40 PM IST
A fifty by opener Hayley Mathews helped the Mumbai Indians (MI) post a total of 161/6 after the completion of their 20 overs against UP Warriorz (UPW) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


KIUG: Suraj Goala's gold, Uttara Gogoi's five medals make Assam proud
Guwahati (Assam) | February 28, 2024 10:25:32 PM IST
Badminton player Suraj Goala of Assam played a pivotal role in helping Chandigarh University clinch the men's team gold beating Jain University in the fourth Khelo India University Games 2023, Ashtalakshmi at the National Centre of Excellence, Amingaon he ... read..


National Selection Trials: Arjun wins back-to-back trials, Ashi beats world record score
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 28, 2024 9:25:19 PM IST
India's top rifle shooters continued their impressive showing at the ongoing national rifle/pistol selection trials for Group A shooters at the MP State Shooting Academy ranges here, after Paris quota holder Arjun Babuta won back-to-back trials and triple ... read..


Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2024: Hero Motorsports claims lead position, Aaron Mare wins stage 2
Mezaiara'a | February 28, 2024 9:25:17 PM IST
Hero MotoSports Team Rally continued their impressive performance at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2024, and emerged winners of the second stage. ... read..


"They stood up, played match-winning knocks...": MSK Prasad hails Jurel, Sarfaraz's performance against England
New Delhi | February 28, 2024 9:25:11 PM IST
Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief selector Mannava Sri Kanth Prasad on Wednesday showered praise on youngsters including Dhruv Jurel and Sarfaraz Khan for their "match-winning knocks" against England in the third and fourth Test ma ... read..


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