A ruthless India are expected to seal their maiden T20 International series win in New Zealand and only a special comeback from the struggling hosts in the third game here on Wednesday can delay what seems inevitable. India won the twin T20 Internationals in Auckland by margins...
No one sits on the seat that Mahendra Singh Dhoni made his own in the team bus, revealed India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, saying that the talismanic former skipper is missed by the side.In a video shot inside the team bus while it was on its way to Hamilton...
Ashleigh Barty will play 14th-seeded American Sofia Kenin in the Australian Open semi-finals after the world number one defeated Petra Kvitova in straight sets on Tuesday.The top seed and last remaining Australian in the tournament survived a tough opening set to beat the Czech seventh seed 7-6...
Indian wrist spinner Ravi Bishnoi’s repertoire of skills will meet a match in Australian Tanveer Sangha’s variations in a face-off between two talented tweakers during the quarterfinals of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup here on Tuesday.White ball cricket in recent times has seen wrist spinners emerge as...
Balwant Singh justified his role of super-sub, scoring in stoppage time to help ATK get past NorthEast United FC by a solitary goal in an Indian Super League fixture at the Salt Lake Stadium on Monday.The win saw ATK regain the top spot, dislodging FC Goa on better...
The Eden Gardens, hosting the Bengal-Delhi Ranji Trophy match here, on Monday had a surprise guest in former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh, who made an appearance around lunch time on day one of the contest.Waugh — who is currently writing a book ‘Spirit of cricket’ — was...
The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has kept spectators’ and players’ interests paramount in deciding to reduce the number of matches starting in the afternoon in the forthcoming edition of the T20 tournament.According to sources, the Governing Council, at its meeting here on Monday, decided to reduce...
Federal investigators on Monday sifted through the wreckage of the helicopter crash near Los Angeles that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, hoping to find clues to what caused the accident that stunned the world.Bryant, 41, was travelling Sunday with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and...
For Ankita Das, injuries have helped learn some harsh realities of life. Now on a comeback trail after a ligament tear kept her away for a year, the 2014 National champion is quietly trying to prove her detractors wrong.On the opening day of the team events of the...
The Indian women’s hockey team lost 2-1 to New Zealand in its second match of the ongoing tour here on Monday.The Indians had earlier defeated New Zealand Development squad 4-0 in the opening match.New Zealand started the game on an attacking note and earned a penalty corner early...