Star Indian sprinter Hima Das wins 200m gold in Poland

New Delhi: Star Indian sprinter Hima Das won the women’s 200m gold, while national record holder shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland. Hime, the world junior champion and national record holder in 400m who has been struggling with a back problem for the past […]

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Omitted from World Cup squad, Indian middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu retires from cricket

New Delhi: Ignored for the ongoing World Cup, Indian middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, a BCCI official has revealed. The 33-year-old Andhra batsman was in the official standbys list for the big event in UK but was ignored despite injury to all-rounder Vijay Shankar. Opener Mayank Agrawal […]

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South African fast bowler Dale Steyn , New Zealand’s Martin Guptill join Euro Slam T20 league

New Delhi: Injury-prone South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is set to play in the Euro T20 Slam league after being signed up as one of the marquee players along with New Zealand’s Martin Guptill for the tournament’s first edition beginning August 30. The 36-year-old Steyn, who was initially in South Africa’s World Cup squad […]

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We were not clinical with bat, England bowled superbly: India Captain Virat Kohli

New Delhi: “England bowled superbly,” said India captain Virat Kohli while admitting that they were not clinical with the bat in the 300-plus run chase against England in a World Cup match here. England outbatted India to register a 31-run win in a high-scoring game and stay alive in the tournament on Sunday. Chasing an […]

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni should bat at number four: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones

New Delhi: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes that Mahendra Singh Dhoni should bat at the crucial number four position for India in the remaining matches of the ongoing World Cup. Dhoni is facing criticism for his slow-paced knocks against Afghanistan and West Indies, but Jones feels that the 37-year-old stumper, and not Vijay Shankar, […]

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Saurav Ganguly bats for Mahendra Singh Dhoni; says he has ability to succeed

New Delhi: Former India skipper Saurav Ganguly has thrown his weight behind under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is facing criticism for his slow-paced knocks in the ongoing World Cup, saying the stumper would definitely succeed due to his experience and ability. The 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who led India to the 2011 ODI World Cup victory, faced […]

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4 persons arrested for cricket matches betting

New Delhi: Four persons have been arrested for betting on cricket matches during the ongoing ICC World Cup in England and Wales, police said Friday. The arrests were made after officials of the Central Crime Unit (CCU) of Thane Crime Branch, acting in a tip-off, raided a residential locality in Kalyan near here Wednesday night, […]

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India vs Afghanistan: All-Rounder Vijay Shankar Suffers Injury Scare in Training

New Delhi: All-rounder Vijay Shankar is the latest to suffer an injury scare in the Indian camp after being hit on toe during a rain hit training session on Wednesday (June 19) in Southampton. During Wednesday’s training, a Jasprit Bumrah yorker hit Vijay flush on his toes and he was in pain. The all-rounder along […]

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Asian champion P U Chitrawins gold with season’s best run

New Delhi: Asian champion P U Chitra ran her season’s best to win the women’s 1500m gold at the Folksam Grand Prix in Sollentuna, Sweden. Chitra, who won the gold in the Asian Championships in Doha in April, clocked 4 minute 12.65 seconds to finish ahead of Kenya’s Mercy Cherono, who won 5000m gold in […]

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of next 2-3 games due to hamstring niggle: Indian Cricket team Captain Virat Kohli

New Delhi: India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of at least the next two World Cup games after picking up a hamstring niggle during the clash against Pakistan. The paceman walked off the field without completing his third over and India skipper Virat Kohli confirmed that he will be replaced by Mohammed Shami […]

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