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India look towards in-form bowlers to seal series

Indore, Sept 23: Packed with an incisive bowling attack, a confident India would look to pile on the misery for a struggling Australia and seal the five-match series when they clash in the third ODI, here tomorrow.

It was no small task for Virat Kohli and his men to defend a modest 252 on the Eden Garden...

Kuldeep Yadav’s achievement will forever be etched in history books, says Harbhajan Singh

New Delhi, Sept 22: Harbhajan Singh was overcome by a sense of deja vu while watching Kuldeep Yadav’s hat-trick and feels that the feat will make the youngster an indispensable part of the Team India set-up just like him after that epic 2001 series.

“Wahi opposition, wahi lamha, wahi ground aur ek spinner jiska age bhi utna (The same...

Indian Super League: Holders Atletico De Kolkata Play Runner-Up Kerala Blasters In Opener

Sept 22: Two-time champions and holders Atletico De Kolkata will take on runner-up Kerala Blasters in the opening match of the Indian Super League season 4 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on November 17.

The match is looked upon as a re-run of last year's final and the Kerala outfit would be eager to make amends...

I knew how to swing, now I also possess pace: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kolkata, Sept 22: Bhuvneshwar Kumar always knew how to swing the white ball but now he feels more complete as a bowler with an ability to generate pace in the death overs.

Bhuvneshwar bowled an impressive first spell comprising pace and swing as he finished with brilliant figures of 6.1-2 -9-3 including the wicket of dangerous David Warner....

India Go 2-0 Up Against Australia, Reclaim No.1 Spot In ODI Rankings

Sept 22: A brilliant opening spell from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and a terrific hat-trick from Kuldeep Yadav towards the end of the innings helped India beat Australia by 50 runs in the second ODI at Eden Gardens on Thursday. Opting to bat, Kohli-Rahane century-run stand had put the hosts in a commanding position but the Indian middle-order failed to capitalise on...

Sindhu loses to Okuhara; Srikanth, Prannoy enter quarters

Tokyo, Sept 21: P V Sindhu suffered a straight-game loss to world champion Nozomi Okuhara to crash out but Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals of the USD 325,000 Japan Open Super Series, here today.

Playing local favourite Okuhara for the third consecutive time, Sindhu could not bring to the fore her best game and...

India to play only 3 Tests on South Africa tour beginning January 5

Johannesburg, Sept 21: India will play three Test matches in South Africa this season, the boards of both countries announced on Wednesday.

The first Test will start in Cape Town on January 5 while details of the remaining two Tests, as well as six one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals, will be announced later.

South Africa will also...

World Cup qualification national achievement, says Saudi King

Jeddah, Sept 21: King Salman on Wednesday received the chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA), Turki Al-Asheikh, accompanied by the president and members of Saudi Arabian Football Association (SAFA) and players of the Saudi Football First Team on the occasion of their qualification for 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

Upon their reception at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah,...

PCB bans Khalid Latif for 5 years for spot-fixing in PSL

Karachi, Sept 20: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a five-year ban and a fine of one million rupees on batsman Khalid Latif for his involvement in spot-fixing during the PSL.

In a short order released today, the three-member Tribunal of PCB headed by a former High Court judge Asghar Haider found Khalid guilty on all six breaches of...

BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award

New Delhi, Sept 20: The Indian cricket board has nominated Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the country's third highest civilian award -- the Padma Bhushan -- for his contribution to the game.

A senior BCCI official confirmed that the Board has only sent one name for the Padma awards this year and it was a unanimous decision to nominate India's...