Sole aim is to be the No.1 team: Jason Holder

St Lucia, Feb 13 (IANS) Ater a convincing 2-1 series victory over England at home, West Indies captain Jason Holder aims to make his side the No. 1 Test team in the world.... Read more »

I-League: East Bengal look to close gap at top with win over Lajong

Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) High on confidence after their brilliant come-from-behind win against Neroca FC, an in-form East Bengal will look to further cut the gap at the top of the table when... Read more »

Shuttlers Lakshya, Sourabh make winning start at senior Nationals

(IANS) A day after leading the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to their maiden Inter-State Inter-Zonal title, Lakshya Sen carried his impeccable form to make a winning start at the 83rd senior National... Read more »

Wozniacki pulls out of Qatar Open

(IANS) Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki has opted to skip the Qatar Open due to injury, tournament organisers announced, in Doha on Tuesday. Two others too pulled out from the tournament during... Read more »

Irani Cup: Vihari’s ton helps RoI reach 330 vs Vidarbha

(IANS) Continuing his good form with the bat, Hanuma Vihari registered a crucial 114-run knock while Ajinkya Rahane failed to click as Rest of India (RoI) were dismissed for 330 by Vidarbha on... Read more »

Rodrigues, Mandhana advance in women’s T20I rankings

Dubai, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian pair of Jemimah Rodrigues and Smriti Mandhana have made impressive gains among batters in the ICC Women’s Twenty20 player rankings despite their side’s 3-0 series loss to... Read more »

The curse of IPL – only 3 of original 8 intact

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) As IPL season 12 approaches with great rapidity, only three of the original eight IPL franchises remain in their original avatars. The curse of the IPL has decimated... Read more »

Sindhu, Sameer top seeds for badminton Senior Nationals

 (IANS) Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu and former national champion Sameer Verma were on Monday marked as the top seeds of the women and men’s singles, respectively, as the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships... Read more »

BCCI-COA spat over Indian A batting coach out in the open

(IANS) In yet another major difference of opinion emerging out of the vacuum that exists in Indian cricket management, the appointment of Vikram Rathour as the India ‘A and U-19 batting coach has... Read more »

I-League: 6-goal thriller sees Neroca earn crucial point against leaders Chennai

Imphal, Feb 11 (IANS) Neroca FC and Chennai City FC shared the spoils in a thrilling 3-3 tie that by all means opened the I-League title race wide open here on Monday. Chennai... Read more »

Pacer Dinda suffers head injury during Bengal’s practice session

Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Senior Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda was hit on his forehead while trying to take a catch off his own during the team’s Twenty 20 simulation camp for Syed Mushtaq... Read more »

Kuldeep vaults to career-best No.2 in ICC T20I rankings

Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) India’s premier wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav rose one place to take a career-best second spot in the ICC mens T20I player rankings after returning 2/26 in the final match... Read more »

ISL: Pune make life difficult for ATK

(IANS) An engaging Indian Super League match between FC Pune City and ATK ended 2-2 and provided plenty of entertainment but play-off hopes for either side took a beating at the Shree Shiv... Read more »

3rd T20I: Top-order guides New Zealand to mammoth 212/4 vs India

Hamilton, Feb 10 (IANS) A brilliant top-order batting display helped New Zealand post a mammoth 212/4 against India in the third and final Twenty20 International match here on Sunday. Colin Munro’s 72 off... Read more »

Shakib ruled out of New Zealand ODI series

(IANS) Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled out of the three-ODI series against New Zealand due to fractured finger. Shakib injured his left ring finger while batting against Thisara Perera in... Read more »

Keeping track of Ranji Trophy with international cricket

Can India return from their three-month visit to the antipodes without losing a series? They can if they win the third and last match of their Twenty20 series against New Zealand in... Read more »

Need to give chance to youngsters: Anup

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Having announced his international retirement mid-way during the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) recently, kabaddi legend and former World Cup winning India captain Anup Kumar said it was time... Read more »

Guptill may return for Bangladesh ODIs

Wellington, Feb 9 (IANS) New Zealand opener Martin Guptill is likely to return from injury for the upcoming three-ODI series against Bangladesh, starting in Napier on Wednesday. Guptill, who was ruled out of... Read more »

ISL: No love lost as Chennai host Bengaluru

(IANS) Bengaluru FC mainstays Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh have been rested but the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) leaders will be confident they can get the victory that will take them... Read more »

I-League: Chennai City beat Indian Arrows to claim pole position

Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) Chennai City FC regained the top spot in the I-League points table with a 2-0 win over Indian Arrows at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday. Chennai drew first... Read more »