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Former India Batsman VB Chandrasekhar Committed Suicide, Confirms Police

Chennai, Aug 16: In a shocking news, former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar has committed suicide at his residence in Mylapore on Thursday. Earlier reports suggested that the former Tamil Nadu stalwart had suffered a heart attack but Police have now confirmed he committed suicide. VB Chandrasekhar’s body was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his bedroom on the...

Virat Kohli becomes first to score 20,000 international runs in a decade

Port of Spain, Aug 15: On the way to his 43rd ODI ton, India skipper Virat Kohli created yet another world record as he became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in 10 years.

On Wednesday, Kohli scored his second consecutive century to help India beat West Indies by six wickets in the third and final ODI...

Kohli leads India to series win with 43rd ODI hundred

Port of Spain, Aug 15: Skipper Virat Kohli hammered his second consecutive hundred to fashion India's series-clinching victory in the third match as India spoilt Chris Gayle's possible ODI swan-song, here on Wednesday.

In what appeared to be his last ODI for the West Indies, Gayle smashed his way to a 72-run knock, leading the hosts to a competitive...

PT Usha becomes Asian Athletics Association's Athletes Commission member

New Delhi, Aug 14: Legendary Indian sprinter PT Usha has been made a member of the Athletes Commission of the Asian Athletics Association in recognition of her stellar achievements at the continental stage.The 55-year-old Usha, who was the leading sprinter of her time in Asia, will be one of the six members of the AAA Athletes Commission, to be headed...

Each day, I want to improve as a cricketer and human being, says Pant

Port of Spain, Aug 14: Rishabh Pant is on a learning curve in a tricky journey called international cricket and his only endeavour is to improve each day, not only as a cricketer but also a human being.

The nascent international career of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's heir apparent has been an eventful one -- a few eye-catching knocks interspersed...

India vs West Indies, Preview 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan under pressure to score big with series on the line

Port of Spain, Aug 14: Opener Shikhar Dhawan would be desperate for a big knock after four consecutive failures as India are eyeing another series victory when they clash with the West Indies in the third and final ODI here on Wednesday.

With scores of 1, 23, 3 in the Twenty20 International series (T20I) and single-digit score of 2...

Argentina World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown dies at 62

Aug 13: World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina's opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany, died at the age of 62, local media reported on Monday.

The country's football association confirmed the former central defender's death in a tweet, while former Argentina striker Gabriel Batistuta also tweeted his condolences.

Brown, affectionately...

6 candidates short-listed for India's head coach's job

New Delhi, Aug 13: Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were on Monday short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team's head coach.

The six candidates are former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, ex-Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody, former West Indies all-rounder and Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput,...

Kohli eclipses Ganguly in India's ODI run-scoring chart

Port-of-Spain, Aug 12: Skipper Virat Kohli eclipsed former captain Sourav Ganguly to become the second-highest run-getter for India in the one-day internationals.

Kohli achieved the feat during the second ODI against West Indies when he hit Jason Holder for a boundary in the 32nd over.

The 30-year-old, who had a relatively quiet World Cup in England, went on...

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli badly wanted a century, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Port Of Spain, Aug 12: Virat Kohli brought up his 42nd ODI ton in brilliant fashion while guiding India to a win against West Indies and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar said the Indian skipper was eager to end his 11-innings century drought.

On Sunday, Kohli, who is coming off a relatively quiet World Cup, scored 120 off 125 balls to...