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IPL 2021: KKR skipper Morgan fined Rs 24 lakh for slow over-rate against MI
Abu Dhabi | September 24, 2021 1:46:00 AM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Eoin Morgan has been fined Rs 24 lakh for maintaining a slow over-rate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 game against Mumbai Indians at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. ... read..


IPL 2021: Iyer, Tripathi guide Kolkata to a comprehensive win over Mumbai
Abu Dhabi | Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Venkatesh Iyer (53) impressed yet again while Rahul Tripathi made an unbeaten 74 to lead Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians here on Thursday. With this win, Kolkata are now fourth in the points table, leapfroggin ... read..


IPL 2021: Was a good pitch, we failed to capitalise on start we got, says Rohit
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 11:46:15 PM IST
After stumbling to a seven-wicket loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said that the pitch was a good one to bat and his side failed to capitalise on the good start gi ... read..


IPL 2021: Way KKR playing now finally getting into McCullum's style, says Morgan
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 11:46:09 PM IST
After registering an emphatic seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan said that his side is finally playing a brand of cricket that is associated with head coach ... read..


Odisha CM felicitates Indian U-18 Girls' Rugby Team
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday interacted with the Indian Under-18 Girls' Rugby Team and felicitated them with a cash award of Rs 5 lakh for winning silver at Asia Rugby Under-18 Girls' Rugby Sevens Championship 2021. ... read..


IPL 2021: Venkatesh Iyer, Tripathi help KKR break MI jinx
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 11:16:05 PM IST
Rahul Tripathi and Venkatesh Iyer played knocks of 74 and 53 respectively as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


We are backing Smriti Mandhana's ability to get runs for us: SS Das
Mackay | Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
India womens batting coach Shiv Sunder Das has backed opener Smriti Mandhana to get big runs ahead of the second ODI against Australia on Friday. Smriti was dismissed for 10 in the tour match and made just 16 in Indias nine-wicket loss to Australia on Tue ... read..


I feel it's very easy for players and organisations to say no to Pakistan: Khawaja
Brisbane | Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja feels that it is very easy for players and teams to say no to touring Pakistan. He also believes that the scenarios would have been different if it was the case with India. ... read..


Shahid Afridi arrives in Kathmandu to play EPL
Kathmandu | September 23, 2021 10:16:06 PM IST
Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Thursday arrived in Nepal capital Kathmandu to play in the Everest Premier League (EPL) starting from Saturday. ... read..


IPL 2021: Worried, but no need to press the panic button, says BCCI official after Natarajan Covid case
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
Covid-19 has come back to haunt the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) once again. Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler Thangarasu Natarajan became the first player of the UAE leg of the league to test positive just ahead of the tem's match against Delhi Capital ... read..


IPL 2021: De Kock's 55-run knock help MI post 155/6 against KKR
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 9:45:58 PM IST
Quinton de Kock's 55-run knock helped Mumbai Indians post 155/6 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Thursday. ... read..


ICC launches T20 World Cup anthem; campaign film has 'avatars' of Kohli, Pollard
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday launched the official anthem of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 along with an official campaign film featuring 'avatars' of Virat Kohli and West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard. The ICC Men's T20 World Cu ... read..


Mohammed Kaif recalls the time he bombarded Big B with questions!
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
Veteran cricketer Mohammed Kaif in conversation with Kapil Sharma shared an incident when he pestered megastar Amitabh Bachchan with his endless questions, on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'. He will be the special guest along with Virender Sehwag this weekend on ... read..


Delhi Capitals' Iyer thrilled by his batting on return from injury
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Capitals batsman Shreyas Iyer was on Thursday thrilled with the manner in which he batted against Sunrisers Hyderabad in his first match on return from a shoulder injury. ... read..


Ireland to play three T20Is against UAE in Dubai ahead of T20 WC
Dublin | September 23, 2021 8:46:03 PM IST
Cricket Ireland on Thursday confirmed that they will play a warm-up match against Scotland and a three-match T20I series against UAE at the ICC Academy in Dubai as part of a preparation camp ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in October. ... read..


IPL: Sherfane Rutherford's father passes away, all-rounder leaves SRH bio-bubble
Dubai | September 23, 2021 8:45:53 PM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) all-rounder has left the Indian Premier League (IPL) bio-bubble as his father away passed away and he has decided to spend time with his family back home. ... read..


It's raining milestones for Indian cricketers at IPL
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
It's raining milestones in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, and Wriddhiman Saha crossing batting marks in the league and the T20 format. ... read..


English Premier League clubs could trial safe standing
London | Thursday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Premier League and Championship League clubs could apply for licensed safe standing to participate in the trial return of standing areas at football grounds, the country's Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) has announced. ... read..


IPL: Rohit Sharma becomes first batter to score over 1000 runs against one franchise
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 8:16:06 PM IST
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday became the first-ever batter to register more than 1000 runs against one particular franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


IPL 2021: KKR win toss, opt to field against MI
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 7:46:13 PM IST
Eoin Morgan-led Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to field against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. ... read..


MCC's decision to use gender-neutral term 'batter' signifies inclusivity: Anjum Chopra
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:16:10 PM IST
Former India cricketer Anjum Chopra has welcomed the Marylebone Cricket Club's decision to make amendments to the laws of the game to use the gender-neutral term 'batter' and 'batters' rather than 'batsman' or 'batsmen'. ... read..


Odisha to host FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 23, 2021 7:16:06 PM IST
After successfully hosting the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup, the temple city of Bhubaneswar will stage the prestigious FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021. ... read..


UK PM wants lifting of ban on families' travel for Ashes
London | Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
With England set to tour Australia for the traditional Ashes series in December there are concerns in England over the impact of the lengthy bio-bubble on the health of the players as the team will be going Down Under soon after the T20 World Cup. To less ... read..


IPL 2021: Enjoying wearing Orange Cap and the way I'm timing the ball, says Dhawan
Dubai | September 23, 2021 6:16:18 PM IST
Delhi Capitals batsman Shikhar Dhawan said he is enjoying being the leading run-scorer in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). ... read..


Durand Cup: Mohammedan Sporting knock out defending champions Gokulam Kerala to reach semis
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 6:16:15 PM IST
Local favourites Mohammedan Sporting Club have reached the 130th Durand Cup semi-finals, winning 1-0 to knock out the defending champions Gokulam Kerala in front of a limited capacity home crowd at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). ... read..


Steve Elworthy appointed new Chief Executive of Surrey County Cricket Club
London | September 23, 2021 5:46:33 PM IST
Steve Elworthy on Thursday was appointed as the new Chief Executive of Surrey County Cricket Club. ... read..


Aiming to make Gujarat proud, ARA FC prepare for I-League Qualifiers challenge
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 5:46:31 PM IST
Founded just about five years ago in 2016, the Ahmedabad Racquets Academy FC (ARA FC) has gone on to become one of the leading clubs from Gujarat. ARA FC started as a racquet sports centre, but soon integrated all kinds of other sports, including football ... read..


IPL 2021: Focus is on what's going to work, wickets are just byproduct, says Rabada
Dubai | September 23, 2021 5:46:27 PM IST
Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada has said that his focus lies on what is going to work for him in the match rather than thinking about how to take wickets every time he steps out to the field. ... read..


Delhi Capitals, Australia sweat over Sotinis's hamstring strain
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Though Delhi Capitals won their first match in the UAE leg of IPL 2021 and regained the top spot in the points table, they did suffer a setback because of an injury to all-rounder Marcus Stoinis. ... read..


Proteas spinner Raisibe Ntozakhe's action found legal, allowed to resume bowling
Dubai | September 23, 2021 5:16:23 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that following remedial work and re-assessment, the bowling action of South Africa off-spinner Raisibe Ntozakhe has been found to be legal, and she can resume bowling in international cricket. ... read..


Tennis great Martina Hingis talks about Mahesh Bhupathi-Leander Paes in 'Break Point'
Mumbai | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Former Swiss tennis ace Martina Hingis has shared her views on Mahesh Bhupathi-Leander Paes' partnership in the upcoming documentary series 'Break Point'. ... read..


Williamson tells SRH to focus on their cricket after DC defeat
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad's hopes of making up for the poor results in the first half of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season were dashed by Delhi Capitals, who registerd an eight-wicket win. Skipper Kane Williamson was disappointed by the result but sai ... read..


Nortje makes an immediate impact on return to action
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Anrich Nortje, who bowled the fastest delivery in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the 2020 season, made a grand return to the T20 league for Delhi Capitals with a superb bowling performance against the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday night. And the So ... read..


Neeraj's javelin, hockey stick gifted by women's team up for grabs in e-auction of PM Modi's gifts, mementos
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 4:46:15 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra's Tokyo Olympics javelin and para-athlete Sumit Antil's javelin are among the items that are up for grabs in the e-auction of gifts presented by Olympians and Paralympians to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ... read..


Ashes: UK PM raises issue of family travel with Australian counterpart
Washington | September 23, 2021 4:46:13 PM IST
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made an intervention in order to ensure that the upcoming Ashes series against Australia goes ahead later this year as planned. ... read..


ISL: East Bengal snap up Croatia forward Perosevic
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 4:46:04 PM IST
SC East Bengal on Thursday added teeth to their attack by acquiring the services of Croatia forward Antonio Perosevic on a one-year deal that will keep him at the club till the end of the Indian Super League 2021-22 season. ... read..


Injury setback for Australia ahead of second ODI vs India women
Mackay (Australia) | Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The Australian women's cricket team received a rude shock on the eve of the second One-dayer against India women as opener Rachael Haynes suffered an injury and looks doubtful for Friday's day-night encounter. ... read..


Live the Game -- Men's T20 World Cup 2021 anthem launched
Dubai | September 23, 2021 4:16:15 PM IST
Live the Game, the official anthem of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, composed by renowned Indian music director Amit Trivedi, was launched on Thursday. The 16-team tournament is the biggest sports event ever in the UAE and Oman and takes place between ... read..


Mizoram Football Association to collaborate with Mizoram Youth Commission
New Delhi | September 23, 2021 4:16:09 PM IST
The Mizoram Football Association and Mizoram Youth Commission signed an agreement on Tuesday to join hands in promoting football and creating better career opportunities for the youth in the state. ... read..


Juventus snatch first win in Serie A
Rome | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The 36 times champions Juventus finally claimed their first victory in the new Serie A season, after a 3-2 win over Spezia in a thriller. ... read..


IPL 2021: Great to have Pant and Shreyas back together, says DC coach Ponting
Dubai | September 23, 2021 3:46:13 PM IST
After registering an emphatic eight-wicket win over SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting on Thursday said it is great to have Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant back playing togeth ... read..


La Liga: Asensio, Benzema star as Real beat Mallorca 6-1
Madrid | Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Marco Asensio scored a hat-trick and Karim Benzema struck a brace of goals as Real Madrid soared on their goal-scoring prowess to thrash Mallorca 6-1 and rose to the top of the table in the Spanish La Liga. ... read..


Durand Cup: Quarter-final game between Army Red and FC Bengaluru United called off due to COVID-19
Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 3:16:08 PM IST
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of 130th Durand Cup has called off the quarter-final game between Army Red and FC Bengaluru United (FCBU) scheduled for Friday at the Kalyani Stadium due to positive Covid-19 cases reported in the Army Red squad. ... read..


Aus W vs Ind W: Rachael Haynes struck on elbow on eve of second ODI
Mackay | September 23, 2021 2:46:22 PM IST
Australia vice-captain Rachael Haynes suffered an injury scare on the eve of the second ODI against India as he was struck on the elbow. ... read..


IPL 2021: Comeback unfolded the way I wanted it to, says Shreyas Iyer
Dubai | September 23, 2021 2:16:26 PM IST
The Delhi Capitals started the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season on a fabulous note after defeating SunRisers Hyderabad by eight wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL 2021: Marcus Stoinis' injury can be a worry for Australia ahead of T20 WC
Dubai | September 23, 2021 1:46:19 PM IST
Delhi Capitals all-rounder Marcus Stoinis limping out of the bowling attack during the game against SunRisers Hyderabad in the IPL on Wednesday is bound to give Australian team management anxiety as they wait to hear on the extent of his injury with the T ... read..


Harmanpreet Kaur not fit, won't be available for second ODI against Australia: Shiv Sunder Das
Mackay | September 23, 2021 1:46:14 PM IST
India women's batting coach Shiv Sunder Das on Thursday confirmed star batter Harmanpreet Kaur is still not fit, and hence would not be available for the second ODI against Australia. ... read..


IPL 2021: Virat desperate to do well, looks like he has found his rhythm, says Hesson
Dubai | September 23, 2021 1:46:04 PM IST
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Director of Cricket and head coach Mike Hesson has said skipper Virat Kohli is desperate to do well in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. ... read..


Paralympic bronze medallist Sharad diagnosed with swelling in heart
By Vipul Kashyap

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 12:46:14 PM IST
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics bronze medallist Sharad Kumar has been diagnosed with swelling in the heart. He was recently admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. The high jumper was initially kept under observation after compla ... read..


IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer reaches 4000 T20 runs while Saha crosses 2000 runs in league
Dubai | September 23, 2021 12:15:59 PM IST
The Indian Premier League encounter between Delhi Capitals and SunRisers Hyderabad on Wednesday saw two milestones being reached. While DC batsman Shreyas Iyer reached 4000 runs in T20 cricket, SRH wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha crossed 2000 runs i ... read..


IPL 2021: McCullum just lets us be ourselves, says KKR opener Venkatesh Iyer
Dubai | September 23, 2021 11:46:12 AM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Venkatesh Iyer says there is no extra pressure when batting in front of head coach Brendon McCullum as the latter allows the players to be their natural self and play the brand of cricket that makes the boys comfortable. ... read..


IPL 2021: It's important that we turn up and do the job, says MI skipper Rohit
Abu Dhabi | September 23, 2021 11:16:17 AM IST
Defending champions Mumbai Indians might have lost their previous game against Chennai Super Kings, but skipper Rohit Sharma feels it's important for the team to turn up and do the job when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League ... read..


'When there's been a few lows, it makes the highs even better,' says Lea Tahuhu
Derby | September 23, 2021 9:16:01 AM IST
New Zealand pacer Lea Tahuhu admits it was touch-and-go as to whether she would be able to play any part in New Zealand's tour of England after undergoing foot surgery. ... read..


IPL 2021: Need to give DC credit, they have some world-class bowlers, says Bayliss
Dubai | September 23, 2021 8:46:03 AM IST
After stumbling to an eight-wicket loss against Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss said that the Rishabh Pant-led side was too good for his team on the day. ... read..


IPL 2021: Happy to be back out there, says Shreyas Iyer
Dubai | September 23, 2021 8:45:57 AM IST
Delhi Capitals batsman Shreyas Iyer's masterful stroke and Anrich Nortje brilliant display with the ball helped Delhi Capitals crush SunRisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Dubai International Stadium on W ... read..


IPL 2021: Not satisfied with my performance against SRH, hunger has gone up, says Iyer
Dubai | September 23, 2021 8:16:01 AM IST
After registering an eight-wicket victory over SunRisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Capitals batsman Shreyas Iyer has said that his appetite and hunger has gone up for scoring runs. ... read..


Our bowlers did a pretty good job, says Delhi skipper Rishabh Pant
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant on Wednesday expressed his delight over his team's comfortable win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2021 game at the Dubai International Stadium here. ... read..


Rohit and Hardik are recovering well, says Mumbai Indians pacer Boult
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and all-rounder Hardik Pandya are recovering well and it was a good decision to rest them in the previous game against Chennai Super Kings, said MI pacer Trent Boult on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL 2021: Dhawan, Iyer lead Delhi to easy win over Hyderabad
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer made an easy task of a chase of 135 to take Delhi Capitals to a commanding eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Wednesday, with 13 balls to spare. With this victory, Delhi now sit at the top of points table whi ... read..


Neeraj gets puppy named 'Tokyo' as a gift from Bindra
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday met with Abhinav Bindra and his family in Chandigarh. The javelin star got a puppy named 'Tokyo' as a gift from the Beijing Olympics champion shooter. ... read..


IPL 2021: Delhi bowlers combine forces to keep Hyderabad at 134/9
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Delhi Capitals bowlers combined forces to keep Sunrisers Hyderabad at a below-par 134/9 in 20 overs in their opening match of the second leg of IPL 2021 here on Wednesday. Delhis bowlers were impressive on a night when Hyderabad huffed and puffed througho ... read..


After Monza success, Ricciardo aiming for another top finish in Sochi
Sochi (Russia) | Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo, after his momentous maiden victory for McLaren at the Italian Grand Prix -- where he led home a one-two finish for the team ahead of team-mate Lando Norris -- said on Wednesday that he was banking on his "supportive team ... read..


Slightly furious that players are thinking about not going on Ashes: Butcher
London | Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Former England opener Mark Butcher was unhappy on the prospect of England Test players turning down the opportunity to go for the Ashes in Australia at the end of the year. The five-match Test series between the two teams is scheduled to begin on December ... read..


Zimbabwe's Sean Williams soars into top-10 of T20I Rankings for all-rounders
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Zimbabwe's Sean Williams broke into the top 10 of the ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings for all-rounders, having played a key role in their 2-1 series win over Scotland. ... read..


Prospects of Pak cricket ruined after NZ, Eng cancel tours
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
There have been strong calls in Pakistan to boycott New Zealand after the Kiwis pulled out from their cricket tour in the country at the last moment. ... read..


West Indies and Pakistan cricket boards to hold security talks for December tour
Trinidad | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief executive officer (CEO) Johnny Grave said on Wednesday that he will be speaking with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) later this week about security when West Indies will tour Pakistan in December. ... read..


Tom Latham thanks Pak authorities for keeping NZ players safe
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The New Zealand cricket team has reached Auckland on Wednesday after flying from Dubai and now will spend the next 14 days in mandatory COVID-19 hotel quarantine. ... read..


IPL 2021: Hyderabad elect to bat first against Delhi
Dubai | Thursday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the toss and elected to bat first against Delhi Capitals in the fourth match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 here on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL 2021: Missing out in first half was disappointing, says Anrich Nortje
Dubai | September 23, 2021 12:46:03 AM IST
Delhi Capitals speedster Anrich Nortje who was adjudged man of the match for his sensational bowling against SunRisers Hyderabad on Wednesday stated that he was happy to have a good start to the resumption of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE after m ... read..


Samson needs to give himself more time, says Gavaskar
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar feels Rajasthan Royals' captain Sanju Samson needs to curb his attacking instincts right from the word go. He reckons that shot-selection has been Samson's biggest issue. ... read..


'My real frustration is that it's kind of a western mentality we are dealing with'
Lahore | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja has said that if one goes by the statement shared by the England and Wales Cricket Board on pulling out of their tour in October, there is "no quote related to security". ... read..


IPL 2021: Dominant Delhi moves to top spot after emphatic win against SRH
Dubai | September 22, 2021 11:46:02 PM IST
Anrich Nortje brilliant display with the ball was followed by a masterful knock by Shreyas Iyer as Delhi Capitals crushed SunRisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets, chasing the target of 134 in 17.5 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Dub ... read..


Laws of Cricket: MCC to use gender-neutral terms like 'batter' instead of 'batsman'
London | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced on Wednesday that the gender-neutral terms 'batter' and 'batters' will replace 'batsman' and 'batsmen' after amending the Laws of Cricket. The changes have been approved by the MCC Committee after initial discu ... read..


Deepika-Sindhu play badminton, trigger biopic talk
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone has posted a motley of pictures from her badminton session with world champion P.V. Sindhu. ... read..


UEFA outlines four 'real dangers' with FIFA's proposal for biennial World Cup
Nyon | September 22, 2021 10:46:16 PM IST
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Wednesday pinpointed four 'real dangers' associated with FIFA's proposal for organising Men's and Women's World Cup every two years. ... read..


IPL 2021: SRH's Natarajan tests Covid positive, six close contacts isolated (ld)
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
The deadly Covid-19 virus has come back to hit IPL 2021 hard with Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer T Natarajan testing positive. Natarajan tested positive in a scheduled RT-PCR test. The 30-year-old has isolated himself from the rest of the SRH squad and is curr ... read..


IPL 2021: Nortje, Rabada skittle SRH to 134/9
Dubai | September 22, 2021 9:46:08 PM IST
Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada starred with the ball as Delhi Capitals (DC) restricted SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) to 134/9 in their allotted twenty overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson fined Rs 12 lakh for slow over rate
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson has been fined after his team maintained a slow over rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match against Punjab Kings at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday (September 21). ... read..


Odisha felicitates Indian U18 girls rugby team after they won silver in Asia Sevens Championship
Bhubaneswar | September 22, 2021 9:16:12 PM IST
Rugby India in conjunction with the Government of Odisha and other partners on Wednesday felicitated and honoured the Indian U18 Girls Rugby team for winning silver at the Asia Rugby U18 Girls Rugby Sevens Championship 2021 held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. ... read..


Yogi sets up SIT to re-investigate murder of Kho-Kho player
Bijnor (UP) | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the setting up of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the case of rape and murder of a national level Kho-Kho player. ... read..


24 members of NZ cricket squad return to Auckland after Pak tour cancellation
Auckland | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
A 24-member-strong New Zealand squad returned to Auckland on a flight from Dubai on Wednesday morning after the white-ball series against Pakistan was cancelled owing to security concerns hours before the start of the One-day International series in Rawal ... read..


Took my Olympic medal to meet its elder sibling from Beijing: Neeraj after meeting Bindra
New Delhi | September 22, 2021 8:46:10 PM IST
Neeraj Chopra on Wednesday met fellow Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra. The five-time Olympian presented Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medalist Neeraj with a puppy named 'Tokyo'. ... read..


Easy to understand the anger at England's refusal to tour Pak: Paul Newman
London | Wednesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Former England cricketer Paul Newman was scathing in his criticism of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for cancelling the men's and women's tours of Pakistan due to "increasing concerns about travelling to the region." ... read..


Jason Roy should start ahead of Warner for SRH, feels Mark Butcher
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
Former England batsman Mark Butcher feels South Africa-born England cricketer Jason Roy will start ahead of Australia's David Warner when Sunrisers Hyderabad take on Delhi Capitals here later on Wednesday. ... read..


IPL 2021: SRH win toss, opt to bat against DC
Dubai | September 22, 2021 7:46:06 PM IST
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi Capitals (DC) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here at the Dubai International Stadium on Wednesday. ... read..


Being a tight-knit unit was our biggest strength at Tokyo: Midfielder Hardik
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Young Indian hockey midfielder Hardik Singh said on Wednesday that being a "tight-knit team" was the main reason for the side's stellar show at the Tokyo Olympic Games. India won a medal at the quadrennial showpieces - a bronze - after 41 years. ... read..


CWI 'fully supports' ICC ACU's efforts to rid sport of corruption
Saint John's | September 22, 2021 7:16:09 PM IST
Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Wednesday announced they have been made aware of the charges which have been laid by the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit involving former West Indies player Marlon Samuels. ... read..


Execution, not planning, reason behind loss in opening ODI: Mithali
Mackay | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
India's ODI skipper Mithali Raj said that execution, rather than planning, was the reason behind the team's nine-wicket loss to Australia in the first One-Day International here on Tuesday. ... read..


Ryntih FC focused on putting Meghalaya back on Indian football map
New Delhi | September 22, 2021 6:46:08 PM IST
The Meghalaya-based club Ryntih FC has progressed by leaps and bounds since its inception and will now participate in the I-League Qualifiers, bringing the beautiful state back to the national football map once again. ... read..


Cristiano Ronaldo topples Lionel Messi as Forbes' highest-earning footballer
Manchester | September 22, 2021 6:46:03 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo's big-money move to Manchester United saw him replacing Lionel Messi as the highest-paid footballer in the world, according to the latest rankings released by Forbes. ... read..


Liverpool ready to start expanding Anfield capacity to more than 61,000
Liverpool | September 22, 2021 6:16:20 PM IST
The proposed expansion of Liverpool FC's Anfield Road Stand will move forward, the Premier League club confirmed on Wednesday. ... read..


K'taka bill to ban online skill gaming casts shadow on Fantasy Sports during IPL & T20 WC
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, which was passed in the Karnataka Assembly to prohibit online skill games like fantasy sports, rummy and poker in the state, has cast a shadow on online fantasy sports. ... read..


Marlon Samuels charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code
Dubai | September 22, 2021 6:16:18 PM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged former West Indies player Marlon Samuels with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants of the T10 League (the 'Code'). ... read..


Hyderabad FC goalkeeper Manas Dubey joins TRAU FC on loan
Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 22, 2021 6:16:06 PM IST
The young and promising Hyderabad FC goalkeeper, Manas Dubey has joined I-League side TRAU FC on a season-long loan deal for the upcoming 2021-22 campaign, the club announced on Tuesday. ... read..


Abhinav Bindra presents Neeraj Chopra with a puppy named 'Tokyo'
New Delhi | September 22, 2021 5:46:04 PM IST
Abhinav Bindra has presented Tokyo 2020 Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra with a puppy named 'Tokyo'. ... read..


Playing cricket in the scorching heat of Dubai
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Dubai at this time of the year is no less than a hot oven with temperatures soaring to an excruciating 42 degrees C but with the Indian Premier League action returning to the Emirates, cricketers have no option but to sweat it out and take all the necessa ... read..


Angry Kumble blames batsmen for Punjab's two-run loss against RR
Dubai | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Punjab Kings coach Anil Kumble was left distraught following the two-run loss to Rajasthan Royals despite the fact that they had to score just eight runs in the final two overs to snatch a win in the crucial Indian Premier League match here on Tuesday. ... read..


IPL 2021: Natarajan tests COVID-19 positive, SRH-DC game on
New Delhi | September 22, 2021 3:46:04 PM IST
Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad. He is currently asymptomatic and there are six close contacts of the player who have been isolated. ... read..


MCC announces amendment to Laws of the Game, to use gender-neutral term "batters" instead of batsmen
London | September 22, 2021 3:45:58 PM IST
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday announced amendments to the laws of the game to use the gender-neutral term 'batter' and 'batters' rather than 'batsman' or 'batsmen'. ... read..


Tahuhu, Green shine as New Zealand keep ODI series alive
Leicester | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Lea Tahuhu's five-wicket haul and a breezy unbeaten 19 helped New Zealand Women defeat England by three wickets and bring the tourists back in the five-match One-day International series at the Grace Road ground here on Tuesday evening. ... read..


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