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Amla quickest to 3,000 ODI runs

South Africa's Hashim Amla became the fastest player to 3,000 one-day international runs during the course of his 150 that set up the Proteas' 80-run win over England at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Amla's brilliant 124-ball knock yesterday, featuring 16...

India aim to wrap series up with spin trick

Bangalore, August 29: A buoyant India will bank on their spin twins to sweep the short series against struggling New Zealand when the second and final Test starts in Bangalore on Friday.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 12 wickets and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha six as India underlined...

IPL loses its title sponsor DLF

The Indian Premier League has lost its title sponsor after real estate giant DLF declined to renew its five-year deal, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

"We have just stepped off the IPL," DLF group executive director Rajeev Talwar told the...

Passion for speed takes MS Dhoni into world of racing superbikes

New Delhi, August 28: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's love for bikes is no secret. His garage boasts of a Hellcat X132 (only one in South Asia), a Kawasaki Ninja, a Yamaha 650cc, aHero Honda CBZ Xtreme and a TVS Star Cityamong others.

The Indian...

I worship Sachin Tendulkar: Virat Kohli

Sachin Tendulkar sees a shadow of himself in Virat Kohli but the young Indian batsman says he literally worships the iconic cricketer and matching his feats would be nothing short of "mission impossible" for him.

Kohli is the fastest to score 1000 and then 3000 ODI runs and...

U-19 World Cup: Tendulkar, Dhoni, Kohli proud of Unmukt Chand's Team India

The Indian cricket team had reason to celebrate after a resounding innings win against New Zealand in the first Test at Hyderabad, but they didn't forget the feats of the India Under-19 side that had lifted the World Cup a few hours before the senior side wrapped up victory against New Zealand.

MS Dhoni started his...

Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 John Higgins

India's ace cueist Pankaj Advani stamped his authority on the Professional Snooker Circuit, defeating former world number one John Higgins of Scotland 4-1 on day two of the European Tour-2 Paul Hunter Classic here.

The seven-time World champion, Advani reigned supreme on the green baize as he...

India should emulate Haryana model: Saina Nehwal

Gohana (Sonipat), August 27: Lauding Haryana government for supporting its sportspersons in the best possible way, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal said on Sunday that India can win at least 25 to 30 medals by next Olympics if other states start following the Haryana sports model.


BCCI announces Rs. 20 lakh cash prize for U-19 squad

Mumbai, August 26: The BCCI on Sunday announced a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakh each for members of the Indian team, which lifted its third Under-19 World Cup title in Townsville after defeating defending champions Australia.

“Many congratulations to the...

Ashwin shines as India canter home by innings & 115 runs

Hyderabad, August 26: Ravichandran Ashwin produced a career-best 12-wicket match haul as a merciless India relied on the spinners to crush New Zealand by an innings and 115 runs to take a 1—0 lead in the two—match Test series in Hyderabad on Sunday.