NZ thrash India by 10 wickets in Wellington Test, take 1-0 lead

Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) Riding on the brilliant performance of their pacers, New Zealand on Monday comfortably defeated India by 10 wickets in the first Test played at the Basin Reserve. The... Read more »

Cavani reaches 200-goal milestone in PSG’s win over Bordeaux

Paris, Feb 24 (IANS) Edinson Cavani bagged his 200th goal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marquinhos netted twice to help the defending champions edge Bordeaux 4-3. The landmark goal for PSG’s all-time... Read more »

Aggression should be in game: Tendulkar on U-19 WC fracas

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his disappointment at the way India players behaved against Bangladesh in the U-19 World Cup played last month in South Africa... Read more »

Feb 24, 2010: When ‘Superman’ Tendulkar scored a double in ODIs

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) February 24, 2010 was not just any other day in Indian cricket and for its million fans. It was the day when Sachin Tendulkar — considered as... Read more »

Kohli “People want us to believe it’s a massive loss”

Wellington, Feb 24 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that his side was outplayed by New Zealand in the opening Test which they lost by 10 wickets but added that he will... Read more »

Knockout tournament for us, we’re ready: Lanning in Women’s T20 WC

Feb 23 (IANS)¬†Australia skipper Meg Lanning feels it’s a knockout tournament now for her team after the shock defeat to India, as the reigning champions get ready to take on Sri Lanka... Read more »

Women’s T20 WC: India look to continue momentum against B’desh

Feb 23 (IANS)¬†Bolstered by their remarkable victory over holders Australia in the opener, India eves would look to continue the momentum when they take on Bangladesh in a Women’s T20 World Cup... Read more »

Wellington Test: Ishant grabs five but NZ take lead to 183

Feb 23 (IANS)¬†Ishant Sharma took five wickets but debutant Kyle Jamieson continued to hog the limelight with a rapid cameo as New Zealand were all out for 348 at lunch, to take... Read more »

Wellington Test: Williamson puts NZ just ahead of India

Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) Kane Williamson scored a brilliant 89 to put New Zealand ahead but India clawed their way right back into the game by the end of the second day... Read more »

Sammy to be given honourary citizenship of Pak on March 23

Lahore, Feb 22 (IANS) West Indies’ all-rounder Darren Sammy will be given Pakistan’s highest civil award — Nishan-e-Pakistan — and honourary citizenship of Pakistan by President Arif Alvi on March 23, the... Read more »

1st Test: NZ in control against India at Lunch on Day 2

Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand took control of the first Test after bowling out India for a paltry 165 on the second day at the Basin Reserve. At Lunch on Saturday,... Read more »

PSL 2020: Team official spotted using mobile in dug-out

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Just two days after the start of the 2020 season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), a controversy has broken out after a team official was spotted... Read more »

Asian Wrestling C’ships: 4 Indians including Bajrang, Ravi through to final

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya on Saturday assured themselves of silver medals at the Asian Wrestling Championships underway at the KD Jadhav Wrestling Hall in the national... Read more »

Italy reports 1st COVID-19 death with 16 confirmed cases

Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) A 78-year-old man has become the first person in Italy to die after being infected with the coronavirus, with authorities confirming 16 cases of the disease in the... Read more »

Women’s T20 WC: Mithali lauds Poonam & Shafali’s efforts against Oz

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India women’s ODI skipper Mithali Raj is highly impressed with spinner Poonam Yadav after her four-fer against hosts Australia helped the Women in Blue register an emphatic... Read more »

Wellington Test: Williamson puts NZ just ahead of India

Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) Kane Williamson scored a brilliant 89 to put New Zealand ahead but India clawed their way right back into the game by the end of the second day... Read more »

Women’s T20 WC: Poonam Yadav spins Ind to win over Aus in opener

Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Poonam Yadav’s leg-spinning masterclass saw India complete an unlikely turnaround to open the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 in style with a pulsating victory over Australia. The... Read more »

Japan confident of hosting Tokyo Olympics despite coronavirus

Tokyo, Feb 21 (IANS) Japan has promised to host the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer as planned despite the seemingly worsening situation of the coronavirus outbreak, the top government spokesman said... Read more »

BCCI sends Kohli, Shami, Dhawan, Kuldeep’s name for Asia XI T20Is

By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has sent the names of skipper Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan... Read more »

Manika, Sathiyan enter pre-quarters at Hungarian Open

Budapest, Feb 21 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra showed nerves of steel to upset World No. 26 Chen Szu-Yu as India No. 1 Gnanasekaran Sathiyan too made a winning start... Read more »