Kolkata, Sep 20 : Straight after playing foot volleyball with his teammates here at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni headed to Kolkata Police Training School for a pistol shooting session. “The great MS Dhoni takes some time off to practice his shooting skills at our state of the art […]

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The Pakistan hockey team has struggled at the international level over the past several years, but head coach Farhat Khan is determined to trigger a turnaround by winning the Asia Cup to be held here next month. Pakistan have been placed in Pool A alongside arch-rivals India, Japan and hosts Bangladesh at the October 11-22 […]

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Kolkata, Sep 20: Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav relishes the opportunity of getting Australia opener David Warner out time and again and feels the southpaw comes under pressure every time he bowls to him. “If you are all over a batsman, you don’t feel the pressure. I think Warner is under pressure when he is playing me. […]

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Mumbai, Sep 20 The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated veteran star Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third highest civilian award. “Yes, it’s confirmed, we have recommended Dhoni’s name for the Padma Bhushan,” BCCI Acting President C.K. Khanna told IANS on Wednesday. Former captains Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil […]

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Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke is not ruling out the possibility of wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni being part of India’s 2023 World Cup plans. “Don’t ask me whether he will play in the 2019 World Cup. He will play in 2023,” Clarke said smiling when quizzed whether the former India captain […]

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Colombo, Sep 19 : The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board on Thursday announced a new five-member selection committee led by their former pacer Graeme Labrooy. “Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the newly appointed panel of Selectors as ratified by the Minister of Sport, Hon. Dayasiri Jayasekera a short while ago. Graeme Labrooy – Chairman, Gamini […]

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Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Indian women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title ‘Chakdah Express.’ Jhulan will be the first female cricketer on whom a biopic will be made. A biopic on former men’s team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been made […]

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Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday said the wicket of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very crucial and they will try to get him out as early as possible when the two sides meet again for the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. “MS […]

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Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Australia could not execute their plans properly during the first One-Day International (ODI), which they lost by 26 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated match against India here, skipper Steve Smith said. India on Sunday rode on half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya (83) and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni […]

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