World Sports

Dhoni misses 3rd ODI with ‘rare’ injury

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:40
At 37, Dhoni has been one of the fittest Indian cricketers of the current generation and very less often do fans witness an Indian line-up sans his name in white-ball cricket. Interestingly, this is only the third time the Ranchi…

Sarfraz gets four-match ban for racist slur

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:39
According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sarfraz has accepted that he was in breach of the ICC’s anti-racism code for participants. “Sarfraz aimed a comment at South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo which resulted in Sarfraz being charged with an…

Ranji Trophy: Pujara’s ton takes Saurashtra to the brink of victory

Monday, 28 January 2019 10:38
Chasing a moderate target of 279 runs, Saurashtra suffered a top-order collapse before Pujara (108 batting) and Jackson (90) put on a rescue act with their side now just 55 runs away from victory with seven wickets in hand. The…

Sevilla trounce Levante 5-0 in La Liga

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:49
Sevilla on Saturday had to wait until after the break to find the visitors’ net, earning its first win in the top Spanish league in the last five matches. Sevilla’s previous win in La Liga dates back to December 16,…

Controversy will help Pandya, Rahul realise full potential: Dravid

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:48
“I will say honestly, I do believe that both of them have not yet achieved their obvious potential that they both have, and maybe this might be the catalyst that would lead them to reflect and help them reach the…

Amazing to meet Federer, says awestruck Kohli

Sunday, 27 January 2019 10:46
“Well, amazing. I have met him a couple of times before as well and the fact that he remembered was like wow!. I mean he told me that he met me in Sydney a few years back when he played…

2nd ODI: India hammer NZ by 90 runs, go 2-0 up

Saturday, 26 January 2019 17:23
After the Indian openers — Rohit Sharma (87) and Shikhar Dhawan (66) handed a solid start to the visiting side, chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (4/45) starred with the leather to help India register a thumping win. Chasing a challenging 325 for…

Gambhir, Chhetri, Bajrang get Padma Shree, Bachendri Pal get Padma Bhushan

Saturday, 26 January 2019 09:48
Veteran women mountaineer Bachendri Pal recieved the Padma Bhushan, the second highest cilivian award. The 64-year-old mountaineer was the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1984. Others sports person to recieve the Padma Shree are:…

Ranji Trophy: Umesh shines for Vidarbha; Karnataka reach 264/9

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:21
Opting to bowl, Vidarbha bundled out the hosts for a paltry 106 runs, thanks to Umesh’s exceptional bowling effort. The pacer emerged with figures of 7/48 to demolish the Kerala batting line-up as just three batsmen were able to touch…

Hardik to join team in NZ, Rahul to be with India A

Friday, 25 January 2019 09:18
“Following the CoA’s decision to lift the bans on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, the Senior selection committee has decided to include Hardik Pandya in the squad for the series against New Zealand. KL Rahul will meanwhile join the India…