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Suliman Safi to lead Afghanistan in U-19 World Cup
Kabul | December 5, 2021 6:19:09 PM IST
Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 World Cup which will be played in January-February 2022 in the West Indies. ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Hosts dominate Kiwis as they need five wickets for series win (Stumps, Day 3)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 6:19:07 PM IST
Team India dominated Day 3 of the second Test against New Zealand as the hosts now required five wickets for the series win here at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Sunday. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Agarwal fifty helps India take lead past 400 at lunch on Day 3 (ld)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal completed his half-century and shared a 100-run partnership for the first wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara as India reached 142/2 in the second innings, extending their lead over New Zealand to 405 runs at lunch on the third day of the second ... read..


Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha leave home base to enter bio-bubble in Bengaluru
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | December 5, 2021 5:48:59 PM IST
As the eighth season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is all geared for a mega start after a year's break, UP Yoddha on Sunday took off from New Delhi to enter the bio bubble ahead of the tournament which gets underway from December 22 in Bengaluru. ... read..


Man City coach Pep Guardiola set for toughest part of season
Football | December 5, 2021 5:48:58 PM IST
Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola believes the next period of the season will be the toughest. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Agarwal fifty helps India take lead past 400 at lunch on Day 3
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
India reached 142/2 in their second innings at lunch on the third day, extending their lead to 405 runs against New Zealand in the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. ... read..


Great opportunity for cricket to come out of shadow of racial discrimination: Broad
Brisbane | Sunday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
England pace bowler Stuart Broad feels this is a great opportunity for cricket to come out of the shadow cast by racial discrimination and make the game more diverse by including people from every background. ... read..


Inter crush Roma in highly-anticipated Serie A game
Rome | Sunday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
The highly-anticipated Serie A fixture between Inter Milan and Roma turned out to be one-sided, as the Nerazzurri won 3-0 away with Hakan Calhanoglu also scoring, hammering the capital team led by Inter's former coach Jose Mourinho. ... read..


RB Leipzig part ways with coach Jesse Marsch
Leipzig | December 5, 2021 4:49:22 PM IST
RB Leipzig on Sunday announced that the Bundesliga club and head coach Jesse Marsch have mutually agreed to part ways. ... read..


Ashes: Vaughan backs Cummins to excel as Australia Test skipper
Brisbane | December 5, 2021 4:49:13 PM IST
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels fast bowler Pat Cummins will be able to lead Australia in the longest format despite the pacer's workload. ... read..


Minimal preparation for Ashes but intensity will provide the spike: Stuart Broad
Brisbane | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
England paceman Stuart Broad has said that as bowlers his side would be going into the Ashes with "minimal preparation" but the high intensity that comes with playing the historic series "will provide a spike in our conditioning". ... read..


Lewandowski answers Messi chants with a new goal record
Berlin | Sunday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Robert Lewandowski's ability to concentrate on the point seems at a similarly high level as his goal-scoring skills. Only days after the disappointing outcome of the 2021 Ballon d'Or award, the 33-year-old turned into the man of the match in the German Cl ... read..


Birthday wishes pour in for Shikhar Dhawan
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 4:18:57 PM IST
International Cricket Council (ICC) extended birthday greetings to India batter Shikhar Dhawan as he turned 36 on Sunday. ... read..


Ban vs Pak, 2nd Test: Visitors reach 188/2 before rain washes out day two
Dhaka | December 5, 2021 4:18:51 PM IST
Azhar Ali reached his 34th career fifty as only 38 balls' play was possible on the second day of the second Test in which Pakistan added 27 runs to their overnight score to reach 188 for two against Bangladesh on Sunday. ... read..


Starc, Head in as Cummins announces his Ashes Playing XI
Brisbane | Sunday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
Australia's new Test captain Pat Cummins put a lid on the speculation over whether Mitchell Starc would be in the side for the Ashes or not, confirming on Sunday that the 31-year-old left-arm fast bowler will be in the playing XI for The Gabba Test beginn ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Mayank Agarwal to not take field after being hit on right forearm
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 3:49:20 PM IST
India right-handed batter Mayank Agarwal was hit on his right forearm and as a result, he will not be taking the field in the second innings of the ongoing Wankhede Test against New Zealand. ... read..


Real Madrid move eight clear after win over Real Sociedad
Madrid | Sunday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
Real Madrid strengthened their grip at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win away to Real Sociedad. The win came thanks to second-half goals from Vinicius Jr and Luka Jovic, putting Carlo Ancelotti's side 10 points clear of their rivals, with Sevilla their ne ... read..


Coach's timely boost helped Ajaz Patel take all-10 in an innings
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
After he failed to make an impact in the first Test against India at Kanpur, New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel received a video compilation of all his international wickets by his coach Shane Jurgensen to boost his confidence for the second Test at the Wankh ... read..


Deccan Gladiators crush Delhi Bulls, emerge champions of Abu Dhabi T10 Season 5
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
Deccan Gladiators crushed Delhi Bulls by 56 runs to clinch their maiden Abu Dhabi T10 title, with opening batters Andre Russell and Tom Kohler-Cadmore putting up an unmatched batting display to take the winners to an imposing 159 runs without the loss of ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Ajaz finishes with best figures against India but hosts in full control (Tea, Day3)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 3:19:19 PM IST
Visitors are staring at defeat against mighty hosts as they need to score 527 runs with 9 wickets remaining on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test here at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Sunday. ... read..


Indian women's team returns from Brazil, sets camp in Kerala
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 3:19:18 PM IST
Having returned from Brazil after participating in the Torneio Internacional da Futebol Feminino, the Indian Women's Team will now set camp in Kochi, Kerala, where they will train for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup, which is set to take place in India next mo ... read..


Hamilton becomes first driver to clinch Saudi Arabian GP pole position
Riyadh | Sunday, 2021 3:15:08 PM IST
Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton has become the first driver to clinch the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix pole position. The remarkable accomplishment was made after beating out teammate Valtteri Bottas and the world championship title rival Max Verstap ... read..


Ajaz Patel records best bowling figures against India in Test
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 2:49:16 PM IST
New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel recorded the best figures against India in the history of Test cricket on Sunday. ... read..


Upcoming Ashes will define my captaincy, says Root
Brisbane | December 5, 2021 1:49:32 PM IST
England skipper Joe Root on Sunday admitted that the upcoming Ashes will define his captaincy. ... read..


BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu loses against South Korea's An Se-young in summit clash
Bali | December 5, 2021 1:49:21 PM IST
India shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday came up short in the finals of the BWF World Tour Finals as the 26-year-old was defeated by South Korea's An Se-young in the summit clash. ... read..


Asian Champions Trophy- India thrash Thailand 13-0 in opener
Donghae | December 5, 2021 1:19:08 PM IST
Dragflicker Gurjit Kaur scored five goals as Indian Women's Hockey team registered an emphatic 13-0 win over Thailand in their first game at the Donghae Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2021. ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Mayank, Pujara fall but hosts extend lead to 405 (Lunch, Day 3)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 12:19:33 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara lost their wickets but India extended its lead to 405 against New Zealand on Day 3 of the ongoing second Test here at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Sunday. ... read..


Proud of team for beating teams with different styles: Mumbai City FC's Des Buckingham
Panaji (Goa) | December 5, 2021 12:19:16 PM IST
Mumbai City FC head coach Des Buckingham was delighted with his side's performance in the 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa on Saturday. ... read..


Ashes: Travis Head really ready to go for the series, says Cummins
Brisbane | December 5, 2021 11:50:46 AM IST
Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins on Sunday said that the call to choose one between Travis Head and Usman Khawaja for the first Ashes Test was a "tough one". ... read..


CWI thanks Tony Harford for outstanding service to Caribbean sports
St John's | December 5, 2021 10:49:01 AM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) paid tribute to Anthony "Tony" Harford, who passed away on Saturday. Harford was a long-standing highly-respected sports administrator and sportscaster, who also played a major role in the development of cricket at all levels. ... read..


Ashes, 1st Test: Cummins reveals Australia's playing XI, Starc included
Brisbane | December 5, 2021 10:20:07 AM IST
Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins on Sunday revealed the playing XI for the upcoming first Ashes Test, beginning Wednesday at the Gabba. ... read..


Deccan Gladiators crowned champions of Abu Dhabi T10
Abu Dhabi | December 5, 2021 9:49:19 AM IST
Deccan Gladiators clinched their first-ever Abu Dhabi T10 title after defeating Delhi Bulls in the final by 56 runs on Saturday. ... read..


'Something every bowler dreams of': Ashwin lauds Ajaz Patel's feat
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 5, 2021 9:49:11 AM IST
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday lauded New Zealand's Ajaz Patel for becoming just the third bowler in the history of the game to pick all ten wickets in a single Test innings. ... read..


ISL: Mumbai City defeat Bengaluru 3-1
Panaji (Goa) | December 5, 2021 8:49:20 AM IST
Mumbai City FC managed to defeat Bengaluru FC thanks to a 3-1 scoreline in their latest Indian Super League 2021-22 assignment at the GMC Athletic Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


Let's inspire youth to shine on the games field: PM Modi on Neeraj Chopra's initiative
New Delhi | December 5, 2021 8:49:16 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country should keep on doing efforts to inspire youth to shine on the games field. ... read..


Andre Russell has been amazing: Deccan Gladiators' skipper Riaz
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2021 8:45:08 AM IST
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has played amazing cricket for the newly crowned Abu Dhabi T10 champions Deccan Gladiators, its skipper Wahab Riaz said. ... read..


Ajaz Patel's performance was delight to watch, well-deserved reward: Richard Hadlee
Auckland | December 5, 2021 8:18:44 AM IST
Legendary New Zealand all-rounder Sir Richard Hadlee on Sunday congratulated spinner, Ajaz Patel, for becoming just the third bowler in the history of the game to pick all ten wickets in a single Test innings. ... read..


Saudi Arabia GP: Hamilton takes pole after Verstappen crashes in qualifying
Riyadh | December 5, 2021 8:18:43 AM IST
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after his title rival Max Verstappen looked set to beat him only to crash at the final corner. ... read..


S Africa men claim their best ever 9th finish at Junior Hockey World Cup
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST
South Africa team produced a superb display to defeat Korea 4-0 and secure their best ever ninth-place finish at a men's Junior Hockey World Cup, here on Saturday. ... read..


T10: Team Abu Dhabi clinch third place
Abu Dhabi | Sunday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST
Team Abu Dhabi and Bangla Tigers played out a humdinger in the third place Play-off in the Abu Dhabi T10 here on Saturday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 98/5 in their 10 overs, Bangla Tigers were restricted to 98/6 in their 10 overs. ... read..


ISL 2021-22: NorthEast snatch full points against Gaurs with last minute goal
Goa | Sunday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST
Last minute goal by Khassa Camara ensured that NorthEast grabbed full points against FC Goa with a 2-1 win in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here on Saturday. ... read..


BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu to play An Seyoung in final, Lakshya loses to Axelsen in semis (Ld)
Bali (Indonesia) | Sunday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu reached the final of the 2021 BWF World Tour Finals after beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the women's singles semi-finals while young Lakshya Sen lost to Denmark's Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles semis, here on Saturda ... read..


70th All India Police Hockey: CISF Delhi trounce West Bengal Police in thrilling encounter
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
Day three of the ongoing 70th All India Police Hockey Championship witnessed enthralling matches that kept the spectators excited. One of the most thrilling matches of the day was between the CISF Delhi and West Bengal Police which was evenly fought by bo ... read..


AIFF bars Chennai City from I-League 2021-22, Kenkre FC named as replacement
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Club Licensing Committee has barred Chennai City FC from participating in the upcoming edition of the I-League for failing to comply with most of the mandatory AIFF Club Licensing Regulations, the country's footbal ... read..


IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: I tried to bowl to the stumps and be consistent, says Siraj
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj on Saturday the work he put on after an injury layoff helped him build up for his Test return that resulted in him picking 3-19 on the second day of the second and final Test against New Zealand at the Wankhede stadium here. ... read..


Uncertain Shakib picked in Bangladesh squad for New Zealand Tests
Dhaka | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was on Saturday included in Bangladesh's 18-member squad for the two-match Test series in New Zealand, despite the uncertainty around his availability for the tour. ... read..


Very illustrious group to be a part of, special that it came in Mumbai, says Ajaz on historic 10-wicket haul
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
There was no talk in the New Zealand team of asking William Somerville to bowl wide deliveries when Ajaz Patel was on nine wickets, like Javagal Srinath did for Anil Kumble when he claimed all-10 wickets against Pakistan in 1999. ... read..


I know from now on the expectations will only go up: Kumble to Ajaz (Ld)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel registered his name in history books as he became just the third bowler to pick up 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket. Patel achieved the feat by taking all ten wickets while conceding 119 runs in India's firs ... read..


'Perfect 10': Ajaz Patel enters history books alongside Laker, Kumble (Ld)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
His first 10 Tests produced only 29 wickets but his brilliant effort in the 11th propelled Ajaz Patel of New Zealand into the record books on Saturday as he became the third bowler in the history of Test cricket to claim all 10 wickets in an innings. ... read..


Pune Open Golf: Chadha cruises to six-shot win, rookie Kartik posts career-best 2nd place
Pune | Sunday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST
Chandigarh's Abhijit Singh Chadha cruised to a comfortable six-shot win after shooting a solid last round of four-under 66, his third consecutive bogey-free round, at the 2021 Pune Open Golf Championship, here on Saturday. ... read..


IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: India tighten noose around Kiwis, lead by 332 runs (Ld)
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST
Despite New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel's historic 10-wicket haul, Team India bounced back in style to take a stranglehold on the second and final Test here at the Wankhede stadium, gaining a mammoth 332-run lead with no loss, on Saturday. ... read..


England's Eileen Ash, world's oldest living Test cricketer, dies at 110
London | Sunday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST
Eileen Ash, the world's oldest living Test cricketer, has died at the age of 110, said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Saturday. Eileen played seven Tests for England in the 1930s and 1940s, taking 10 wickets at an average of 23 with her righ ... read..


PL: Origi's late winner send Liverpool top after Chelsea's dramatic stumble against West Ham
London | December 4, 2021 11:48:58 PM IST
Substitute Divock Origi scored in stoppage time to send Liverpool top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. ... read..


BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu beats Yamaguchi in semis, to face An Seyoung in final
Bali (Indonesia) | Saturday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu reached the final of the 2021 BWF World Tour Finals after beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the women's singles semi-finals, here on Saturday. ... read..


IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: India 69/0 in second innings at stumps, lead by 332 runs
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
India took a stranglehold on the second and final Test against New Zealand at the Wankhede stadium, taking a lead of 332 runs with 10 wickets in hand. ... read..


Preparations for Khelo India Youth Games to be over by Dec 31
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said all preparations the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Panchkula would be completed by December 31 . ... read..


India tour of South Africa to begin on December 26, confirms BCCI in its AGM
Kolkata | Saturday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday confirmed that the India tour of South Africa will begin from December 26. The tour of South Africa was one of the eight decisions taken by the BCCI in its 90th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in K ... read..


Abu Dhabi T10: Team Abu Dhabi clinch third place
Abu Dhabi | December 4, 2021 10:48:58 PM IST
Team Abu Dhabi and Bangla Tigers played out a humdinger in the 3rd Place play-off in the Abu Dhabi T10 on Saturday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 98/5 in their 10 overs, Bangla Tigers were restricted to 98/6 in their 10 overs. ... read..


Good for India, team is in groove of playing Tests: Madan Lal on T20I series being postponed in SA's tour
New Delhi | December 4, 2021 10:48:49 PM IST
Former cricketer Madan Lal said the Indian cricket team will benefit from the fact that T20Is in the tour of South Africa have been postponed as the Men in Blue are currently in the groove of playing Test matches. ... read..


ISL: Camara's late heroics helps NorthEast snatch full points against Goa
Panaji (Goa) | December 4, 2021 10:48:44 PM IST
The last-minute goal by Khassa Camara ensured that NorthEast grabbed full points against FC Goa in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda on Saturday. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: India bundle out New Zealand for 62 after Ajaz Patel takes all 10 wickets
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
India bowled New Zealand out for 62 in 28.1 overs to take a 263-run lead in the second and final Test here on Saturday. The New Zealand total is the lowest-ever in Test by a team against India -- the previous lowest being 79 scored by South Africa at Nagp ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: To be able to do that in my career is pretty special, says Ajaz Patel
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel reflected on his historic figures of 10/119 against India in the ongoing second Test, saying that to achieve a feat like this in his cricketing career has been 'pretty special'. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Kumble leads congratulations for Ajaz Patel for taking 10 wickets in an innings
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
The cricketing world watched in awe and wonder in equal measure as New Zealand left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel joined one of the most elite clubs for bowlers, becoming just the third bowler in history of the game to take 10 wickets in a Test match innings. ... read..


Chennai City FC barred from I-League 2021-2022, Kenkre FC named as replacement
New Delhi | December 4, 2021 9:49:03 PM IST
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Club Licensing Committee on Saturday barred Chennai City FC from participating in the I-League 2021-2022 after the club failed to comply with most of the mandatory AIFF Club Licensing Regulations. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Siraj strikes after Ajaz's all-10 effort as India take command (Ld)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel made history on Saturday to become the third bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings but India struck back through pacer Mohammed Siraj (3/19) to send back six visitors' batsmen for 38 runs and take an iron-grip on the s ... read..


Junior World Cup hockey: India to meet France in bronze-medal contest
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
India will go head-to-head against France once again at the FIH Men's Junior World Cup 2021 on Sunday as both teams battle it out for a third-place finish. The two teams had opened their campaign against each other in the tournament on November 24 in a ha ... read..


Ban vs Pak, 2nd Test: Babar, Azhar Ali help visitors take honours (Stumps, Day 1)
Dhaka | December 4, 2021 9:19:07 PM IST
Babar Azam and Azhar Ali held the fort as Pakistan dominated Bangladesh on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test here at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


Ind vs NZ: Latham wasn't expecting bouncer, plan paid off really well, says Siraj
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 9:19:02 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Siraj on Saturday said that New Zealand batter Tom Latham was not expecting a bouncer and hence the plan paid off really well on Day 2 of the ongoing second Test here at the Wankhede Stadium. ... read..


Ind vs NZ: Dream delivery, says Mohammed Siraj on Ross Taylor dismissal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 9:18:54 PM IST
India pacer Mohammed Siraj said that the delivery that got New Zealand's Ross Taylor out was a "dream" for any bowler on the second day of the second Test. ... read..


Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu Ying named badminton players of the year by BWF
Kuala Lumpur | Saturday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen and Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Tai Tzu Ying were named the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Male and Female Player of the Year respectively in recognition of their stellar runs this season. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Siraj's fiery spell reduces New Zealand to 38/6 at tea
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Mohammed Siraj claimed three wickets for 19 runs as India reduced New Zealand to 38/6 in their first innings at tea on the second day of the second and final Test match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Ajaz Patel claims historic all-10 to restrict India to 325
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Ajaz Patel made history on Saturday by becoming the third bowler to claim all-10 wickets in an innings as New Zealand restricted India to 325 in their first innings on the second day of the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. ... read..


Cricket South Africa confirms India tour to go ahead minus the four T20Is
Johannesburg | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Saturday that the tour of India will go ahead as planned, minus the four T20Is, which will be rescheduled for next year. ... read..


BWF World Tour Finals: Lakshya Sen collapses in semi-final against Viktor Axelsen
Bali | December 4, 2021 8:18:45 PM IST
The world number one Viktor Axelsen on Saturday defeated India's Lakshya Sen to cruise into the final of the BWF World Tour Finals in Bali on Saturday. ... read..


Asian Champions Trophy: Indian women's hockey team to begin campaign vs Thailand
Donghae (South Korea) | Saturday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Ahead of the Indian women's hockey team's campaign in the Asian Champions Trophy against Thailand on December 5, captain and goalkeeper Savita said that the side's focus was on making a good start, especially since the group would be playing its first com ... read..


Iga Swiatek splits with coach Piotr Sierzputowski
Warsaw | December 4, 2021 7:48:55 PM IST
Poland's Iga Swiatek has parted ways with her coach of five years Piotr Sierzputowski, the 2020 French Open champion said on Saturday. ... read..


'Grateful to God': Ajaz Patel on his 10-wickets haul
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 7:48:51 PM IST
New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel expressed happiness after he became the third bowler in the history of the game to scalp all 10 wickets in a Test innings. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Ajaz Patel claims all-10 wickets, only the third bowler to do so
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
Ajaz Patel of New Zealand entered the record books on Saturday, becoming only the third bowler in the history of Test cricket to claim all 10 wickets in an innings, on the second day of the second and final Test against India at the Wankhede Stadium. ... read..


It was important to go and see him, says Langer on meeting Paine
Brisbane | Saturday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
Australia coach Justin Langer on Saturday said that he knew it was important to meet Tim Paine after he stepped away from all cricket to take care of his mental well-being. Langer, speaking on Paine's sensational exit as Test captain for the first time, h ... read..


Ashwin creates a buzz by asking for review after getting clean bowled
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
India cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin created quite a buzz after being dismissed by New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel for duck on Day 2 of the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. ... read..


FIH Men's Junior WC: France's Raife Gonessa suspended, to miss 3rd-place match against India
Hockey | December 4, 2021 7:19:44 PM IST
France's Raife Gonessa has been suspended and he will now miss the 3rd-place match against India on Sunday in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021. ... read..


Neeraj Chopra enthrals students from 75 schools at Sanskardham in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | December 4, 2021 6:49:13 PM IST
Tokyo Olympics Gold gold medallist Neeraj Chopra started off an ambitious outreach programme that connects India's ace athletes with school children when he interacted with students from over 75 schools at Sanskardham, Ahmedabad. ... read..


IND v NZ, Second Test: This is simply not out, says Shane Warne on Kohli's lbw dismissal
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Australia's spin great Shane Warne said on Saturday that India captain Virat Kohli was "simply not out". Warne's comments come after Kohli's return to Test cricket was cut short on day one of the ongoing second Test at the Wankhede Stadium when he was adj ... read..


Paul Stirling becomes Abu Dhabi T10's highest run-scorer, says taken by surprise
Abu Dhabi | December 4, 2021 6:20:02 PM IST
Paul Stirling says he was "taken by surprise" to find out he is the highest run-scorer in Abu Dhabi T10 history and doesn't expect to hold onto the accolade for too long, such as the nature of cricket's fastest format. ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Hosts dominate Kiwis after Ajaz's historic 10-wicket haul (Stumps, Day 2)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 6:19:58 PM IST
It was a wicket galore at the Wankhede Stadium on Day 2 as India and New Zealand bowlers scalped 16 wickets in total after which hosts find themselves on the top of the ongoing second Test here at Mumbai. ... read..


Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Shubman Gill suffers blow to right elbow
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 6:19:52 PM IST
India batter Shubman Gill sustained an injury on his right elbow during Day 2 of the ongoing second Test match against New Zealand, here at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. ... read..


FIH Men's Junior WC: India to meet France again as both teams fight for 3rd-place finish
Hockey | December 4, 2021 6:19:50 PM IST
Team India will go head-to-head against France once again at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 on Sunday as both teams battle it out for a third-place finish. ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: India reach 285/6 at lunch after twin strikes by Ajaz Patel (Ld)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Mayank Agarwal continued from where he had left off on Friday evening as India survived a two-wicket burst by New Zealand's Ajaz Patel to continuing building their innings on the second day of the second and final Test at the Wankhede Stadium here on Satu ... read..


Maxwell reveals the 'great time' team had after winning the T20 World Cup
Sydney | Saturday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell has given an insight into the team's celebrations post the ICC T20 World Cup title triumph in Dubai recently, saying that the players chilled out by the pool, played golf and "had a few team drinks" to celebrated thei ... read..


IND v NZ, 2nd Test: Agarwal, Axar take India to 285/6 at lunch
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST
India were 285 for six at lunch on the second day of the second and final Test against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here on Saturday. ... read..


BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi in SF, will play An Seyoung in final
Bali | December 4, 2021 5:19:26 PM IST
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu battled past Japan's Akane Yamaguchi into the final of the BWF World Tour Finals in Bali on Saturday. ... read..


India to field hockey teams at Birmingham Commonwealth Games
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 5:15:09 PM IST
Reversing the decision announced by Hockey India president Gyanandro Ningombam a few months back, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has stuck a deal with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), promising that India's men's and women's hockey teams wil ... read..


National Team training improved my game in Senior Women's NFC: Sandhiya Ranganathan
New Delhi | December 4, 2021 4:49:24 PM IST
One of the promising forwards to have played in the Senior Indian Women's National Team in recent years, Sandhiya Ranganathan, is currently showcasing her talents in the Senior Women's National Football Championship 2021-22 in Kerala. ... read..


BCCI AGM: India tour of SA to begin on December 26
Kolkata (West Bengal) | December 4, 2021 4:49:21 PM IST
The 90th Annual General Meeting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was held on Saturday in Kolkata. ... read..


Borussia Dortmund 'praying' for Erling Haaland's stay in next season, says Karl-Heinz Riedle
Dortmund | December 4, 2021 4:49:15 PM IST
Borussia Dortmund legend Karl-Heinz Riedle says the return of Erling Haaland is a huge boost for the team ahead of the 'Der Klassiker' and they are also 'praying' that 21-year-old striker will stay with the Bundesliga club. ... read..


Ind vs NZ: Kiwis bowled out at 62, becomes lowest Test total by any team against India
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 4:49:26 PM IST
After being bundled out at 62, New Zealand registered the lowest total by any team against India in Tests. ... read..


Ex-England pacer Gough frontrunner for Yorkshire director of cricket job
London | Saturday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Former England pace bowler Darren Gough is the frontrunner to take over as the director of cricket at Yorkshire after several high-profile officials, including director of cricket Martyn Moxon and first-team coach Andrew Gale, were sacked in the wake of t ... read..


Labuschagne keen to further cement place in Australian Test side during Ashes
Sydney | Saturday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Top Australian batter Marnus Labuschagne has said that he was lucky to get the opportunity to play in the Test side in 2019, and that his aim since then has been to cement his place in the team and become an integral part of the setup. ... read..


Dominic Drakes guides Delhi Bulls into Abu Dhabi T10 final
Abu Dhabi | Saturday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
Barbadian left-arm pace bowler Dominic Drakes bowled a spectacular two overs in which he took four wickets, as the 23-year-old guided Delhi Bulls to the final of the Abu Dhabi T10 with a huge 49-run win over Team Abu Dhabi in Qualifier 2 here. ... read..


Stars aligned for me to pick all 10 wickets here in Mumbai: Ajaz Patel
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 4, 2021 3:49:51 PM IST
New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel on Saturday said that the stars aligned for him to pick all 10 Test wickets in a single innings against India here at the Wankhede Stadium. ... read..


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