Sourav Ganguly : New selection panel to pick squad for SA ODIs

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
Sourav-Ganguly

New Delhi : The revamped selection committee with a new chairman at helm will pick the Indian squad for the three ODIs at home in March, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Monday. Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Ajit Agarkar, Rajesh Chauhan and Venkatesh Prasad are some of the key contenders to replace outgoing chairman M.S.K. Prasad (South […]

India vs New Zealand : Upbeat India take on injury-struck Kiwis as build-up to T20 World Cup continues

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Auckland : Preparations for the World Cup on top of their agenda, India will take on an injury-hit New Zealand in a rare five-match T20 International series starting Friday during which seam-friendly wickets would be a major challenge for the visitors. Unlike most overseas tours, this will be a quick start for the Indian team. […]

Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma bow out of Thailand Masters

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Bangkok : India’s Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma were on Wednesday knocked out of the Thailand Masters Badminton after suffering first-round defeats here. Verma lost to Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia 16-21 15-21 in a 39-minute men’s singles match in the BWF World Tour Super 300 event. The story went on similar lines for the fifth-seeded […]

Tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashes out in opening round of Australian Open

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Melbourne : India’s top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran missed out on a chance to play against world no.2 Novak Djokovic as he crashed out in the men’s singles opening round of the Australian Open here on Tuesday. World no.122 Prajnesh, who entered the main draw as a lucky loser in the qualifiers, lost in straight […]

Centurion Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli guide India to series win over Australia

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Bengaluru : When Rohit Sharma walked back clutching his shoulder after landing awkwardly while fielding on the boundary line during the second ODI in Rajkot, his availability for the decider at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru looked in doubt. On Sunday, he nullified all such apprehensions and announced his fitness by flexing his arms for […]

“ Karate Champions don’t give up; they get up”

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Mangaluru : The little Karate Champs of Shakthi Residential School has made the above quote come true. Nihal P.K. of Grade 8 has bagged 4 Gold in various forms of Karate, within a span of 15 days. In the JSKA International Karate Championship held in Mangaluru he won Gold in Team Kata and a Bronze […]

Great to be compared with someone like Dravid, says KL Rahul

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
KL-Rahul

Rajkot : Gradually learning to fit into multiple roles as per team’s requirement, KL Rahul has drawn comparisons with the legendary Rahul Dravid and the young batsman says it’s an honour. Like Rahul Dravid, he has played in the middle-order and has kept wickets too. A traditional opener, Rahul came in at number five in […]

Andy Murray delays comeback as pelvic injury lingers

Friday, January 17th, 2020
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London : Andy Murray on Thursday, January 16 said he would have to further delay his comeback after failing to shake off a pelvic injury. The 32-year-old former world number one, who hasn’t played since the Davis Cup Finals in Spain in November, had pencilled in a return at either Montpellier in France or the […]

Sania Mirza enters women’s doubles semifinals of Hobart International

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
Sania-Mirza

Hobart : Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza continued her winning run as she entered the women’s doubles semifinals of the Hobart International here on Thursday. Partnering Nadiia Kichenok of Ukraine, Sania defeated the American duo of Vania King and Christina McHale 6-2 4-6 10-4 in the quarterfinals. In a match that was tied at 1-1, […]

Playing under Pressure tougher than BCCI president’s job: Sourav Ganguly

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Mumbai : BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday said it was “tougher being a player” than donning the hat of an administrator as there is no margin for error while batting. The former India captain was speaking during the Sports star Aces Awards night here. Asked what was tougher between being a player and BCCI […]

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