Guarantee entry of all athletes: IOA to Rathore

BY JAYDEEP BASU  New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has once again requested the government to submit a written guarantee to International Olympic Committee (IOC) so that India can hold... Read more »

Dhoni chills with Sunrisers Hyderabad post match

Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) Despite missing the game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad here due to a back injury, Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen involved in post-match activities. Dhoni... Read more »

Pandya tells Rahul “Let’s make this year count”

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Their TV reality show controversy now firmly behind them, India all-rounder Hardik Pandya urged compatriot K.L. Rahul to make the most of this year as both get ready... Read more »

Post DK-boost, KKR aim to push RCB to brink

BY DEBAYAN MUKHERJEE  Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Rejuvenated by a World Cup call-up, Dinesh Karthik would be eager to impress India captain Virat Kohli and also arrest the Kolkata Knight Riders’ three game... Read more »

Ishant biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for WC

BY BAIDURJO BHOSE New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Even as everyone has spoken about how both Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu have been gifted a fresh lease of life by being named in... Read more »

Focus on Kotla pitch as in-form DC play MI

BY BAIDURJO BHOSE   New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) It will be a battle of equals when Delhi Capitals host Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium... Read more »

Asia’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers drawn

Zurich, April 17 (IANS) The draw for the first phase of Asia’s qualifying round for the World Cup in 2022 was made on Wednesday, featuring the continent’s lowest ranked nations. FIFA is still... Read more »

182 on that wicket was quite chaseable: Rahane

Mohali, April 17 (IANS) Chasing 182 at the I.S. Bindra Stadium in Mohali is not generally considered a huge task, but Rajasthan Royals failed to do that against Kings XI Punjab in their... Read more »

Ganguly ready to quit cricket committee to avoid conflict

BY BAIDURJO BHOSE  New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly is willing to resign from the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after CEO Rahul... Read more »

Ashwin, Rahul lead Punjab to win over Rajasthan

Mohali, April 17 (IANS) Skipper R Ashwin struck at crucial times while KL Rahul scored a matured half century to help Kings XI Punjab return to winning ways with a 12-run victory over... Read more »

Das “Can Indian football afford Domenech or Eriksson”

BY JAYDEEP BASU  New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The monthly salary of India’s new national football coach is unlikely to be raised beyond $25,000 unless the government steps in to help the All... Read more »

Gambhir “Why focus only on Pant? I feel bad for Rayudu”

BY BAIDURJO BHOSE  New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli and the five wise men — selectors — led by M.S.K. Prasad may have decided to back experience while picking the... Read more »

Mithali Raj is goodwill ambassador for SCCWC 2019

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj has been named the goodwill ambassador of Team India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC). She, alongside Saurav Ganguly... Read more »

Katich “Kohli is still learning as skipper”

BY DEBAYAN MUKHERJEE  Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Virat Kohli is still learning as a captain, feels former Australia batsman Simon Katich ahead of his team Kolkata Knight Riders’ clash with the Royal Challengers... Read more »

India’s WC squad too dependent on bits and pieces players

BY AAKASH KUMAR New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Announcing the much-awaited 15-member India squad for the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales, chief selector M.S.K. Prasad stated that... Read more »

CSK take on KKR amid Dhoni rant backdrop

April 13 (IANS), In the backdrop of M.S. Dhoni’s on-field argument with umpires, Chennai Super Kings will start as overwhelming favourites when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian... Read more »

Goa, Chennaiyin face off in Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) Both FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC will look for redemption when they square-off in the Hero Super Cup 2019 final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. Goa... Read more »

Rahane gives credit to the bowlers, says he should have batted better

Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Having made a game out of a small total, Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane praised his boys despite the four-wicket loss to Chennai Super Kings and said that... Read more »

Dhoni loses cool in 100th win, former stars unhappy

Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 100th Indian Premier League (IPL) win against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) was marred by an incident where he lost his cool dramatically towards the end... Read more »

Kohli was named the ‘Leading Cricketer in the World’ for the third time

April 10, India captain Virat Kohli was named the ‘Leading Cricketer in the World’ for the third time in a row in this year’s edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, the publication... Read more »