Dubai, Jan 18 : After a prolific run with the willow last year, India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday swept the International Cricket Council (ICC) annual awards as the 29-year won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being the World Cricketer of the Year 2017. Kohli was also named as ICC ODI cricketer of […]

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Rio de Janeiro, Jan 17 : Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match. The 37-year-old’s brother and agent Roberto Assis, confirmed the decision on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency. “He has stopped. It has […]

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Dubai, Jan 12 : Defending champions India convincingly defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in their Blind Cricket World Cup match at Ajman Oval C.G. here on Friday. Pakistan came into the game riding on back-to-back victories over Bangladesh and Nepal but they were no match for the strong Indian side. Sharp fielding and accurate bowling […]

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Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 : The celebrations of 50 years of the Special Olympics programme took place in Kerala on Friday. It was organised by the Special Olympics Bharat Kerala Chapter in collaboration with the National Charitable Trust. Titled ‘Ekata’, the event brought together 15,000 athletes and 5,000 coaches and escorts in a unified March on […]

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Centurion, Jan 12 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday said the batsmen must not get surprised by the challenges offered by the bouncy wickets during the South African tour. Kohli also said that reading bounce will be the key factor during the Proteas tour. “We must not get surprised by the bounce here. We […]

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Mumbai, Jan 9 : Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has been suspended for five months for doping and this period will end on January 14, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Tuesday. The BCCI said Pathan had been serving the backdated five-month suspension from August 15. Pathan failed a dope test […]

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Melbourne, Dec 25 : Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will step down from his position after his contract ends after the next Ashes series in 2019. “Darren Lehmann has confirmed that he will not seek to extend his tenure as Australia’s coach beyond his existing contract, which is set to run out following the next […]

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New Delhi, Dec 23 : Former India stumper Saba Karim was on Friday named General Manager, cricket operations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He will assume office on January 1. The General Manager’s post had been left vacant after the resignation of late M.V. Sridhar over a conflict of interest […]

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Indore, Dec 22 : A good all-round performance helped India beat Sri Lanka by 88 runs in the second Twenty-20 International (T20I) match at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Skipper Rohit Sharma, who blasted a 35-ball century, piloted India to a mammoth 260, the joint-second highest T20I total. In reply Sri Lankan batsmen […]

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