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Belligerent Hetmyer propels Windies to 322 against India

Guwahati, Oct 21: On the back of some fireworks produced by 21-year-old West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer, West Indies bounced back to post a mammoth total of 322 in the opening ODI of five-match series against India at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati in Assam on Sunday.

Coming fresh from a humiliating 2-0 loss in the Test series, the Caribbean...

Injured Messi ruled out of Real Madrid clash

Madrid, Oct 21: Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has been ruled out of their upcoming Supercopa de Espana match against Real Madrid due to a fractured arm.

The 31-year-old had sustained the injury following an awkward fall on his right arm in the 17th minute of their La Liga clash with Sevilla on Sunday.

"Tests carried out on the...

Asian Champions Trophy hockey | India beat Pak 3-1

Muscat, Oct 21: India made a stupendous comeback after being a goal down as they beat Pakistan 3-1 in the 5th Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament to stretch their unbeaten streak against arch-rivals to 11 games.

Captain Manpreet Singh (24th), forward Mandeep Singh (31st) and Dilpreet Singh (42nd) scored for the winners with Indian captain's impressive performance earning him...

ICC takes a stand on sexual harassment

New Delhi, Oct 21: Educating cricketers on appropriate off-field conduct will be part of the ICC’s “improved” guidelines to prevent sexual harassment and bullying of “children and vulnerable adults” under its ambit, the world body stated.

With the #MeToo movement taking the world by storm, sexual harassment came up for discussion at the three-day ICC Board meetings...

Mumbai beat Delhi to lift Vijay Hazare Trophy for 3rd time

Bengaluru, Oct 21: Aditya Tare struck a fluent half-century as a clinical Mumbai defeated Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy stadium here on Saturday.

Mumbai last won the trophy way back in 2006-07 when they defeated Rajasthan. Opting to bowl after winning the toss, pacers, Shivam Dubey (3/29) and Dhawal...

Praveen Kumar bids adieu to cricket

New Delhi, Oct 20: Veteran Indian pacer Praveen Kumar has hanged up his boots from all forms of cricket on Saturday.

The 32-year-old pacer from Meerut represented Indiain 84 international matches between 2007 and 2012, scalping 112 wickets in Tests, One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 International (T20I).

Taking to his Twitter handle, Praveen wrote, "It's been a...

India look to crack middle-order puzzle

Guwahati, Oct 20: A formidable India will hope to get more answers for their middle-order puzzle when they take on a struggling West Indies in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday, kicking off the home team's countdown to the 2019 World Cup.

The World Cup in England is less than eight months away and India have 18-odd...

India V/s Windies: After trouncing Caribbeans in Test series; India eyes ODIs

Guwahati, Oct 20: After thrashing West Indies 2-0 in test series, India now aims at the five-match ODI series that gets underway with a day-night encounter in Guwahati on October 21.

Before test series with West Indies, India had won the Asia Cup title.

According to cricket experts, ''much stronger and experienced'' Indian side, is expected to continue...

Kartik Jindal, Ajay Nair move up in FISU World University Badminton

Chandigarh,Oct 20: Fourth seeded Indian Kartik Jindal took just 15 minutes to dispose of the challenge of Adrian Joseph Arguelles (Philippines) 21-3, 21-14 in men's singles second round of the 2018 FISU World University Badminton Championship (Individual) at Majlis Sukan University Malaysia.

Now, he will face Cho Geonyeop (Korea) who ousted Sithila Dananjaya Galbada Liyanage (Sri Lanka) 21-4 21-9....

Srikanth slays Lin Dan to reach Denmark Open quarters

Odense, Oct 19: Kidambi Srikanth defeated the legendary Lin Dan for the second time in his career to set up an all-Indian quarterfinal against Sameer Verma at the Denmark Open here.

World number six Srikanth bounced back to beat the world number 14 from China 18-21, 21-17, 21-16 in the second round clash played on Thursday night.