Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was on Saturday drafted into the Indian team replacing injured Axar Patel for the first three One-day Internationals (ODI) against Australia, starting here on Sunday. According to a BCCI statement, left-arm spinner Axar sprained his left ankle during a practice session on the eve of the first […]

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Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed his two wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to deliver the goods against Australia, stating it’s an advantage to have the two in their arsenal for the five-match One-day International (ODI) series, starting here on Sunday. “It is a great advantage to have […]

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New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday predicted that skipper Virat Kohli has at least 10 years of cricket left in him and the right-hander can easily overtake batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar’s records. “We never thought that there would be another (Sachin) Tendulkar. But (Virat) Kohli has changed this mindset. […]

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Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff says he would love to feature in a biopic on football star Cristiano Ronaldo. At the launch of Futsal Season 2 here on Friday, where he was present to support his team Mumbai Warriors, the actor was asked which footballer’s biopic does he want to see in future […]

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Lahore, Sep 15 (IANS) Pakistan defeated World XI by 33 runs in the Third and final Twenty20 international match to seal the Independence Cup series 2-1 here on Friday. A brilliant batting display from the hosts saw them posting a challenging score of 183/4 in the allotted 20 overs. In reply, World XI only managed […]

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Lahore, Sep 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, who completed the period of his six-month ban imposed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for failing to report approaches by bookies linked to spot-fixing, is now eyeing to make his comeback in the T20 International series against Sri Lanka next month. “I am eyeing to be […]

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Karachi, Sep 13 (PTI) Pakistan is set to host the West Indies in a short three-match Twenty20 series in Lahore at the end of November this year, a top Cricket Board (PCB) official said. “The agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board has been finalised and done and they have confirmed they will come to Lahore […]

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Mumbai, Sep 13 (PTI) Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra will play football on September 15 as the part of the “Maharashtra Mission-1- Million” initiative, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced here today. “The initiative will be kicked off by state Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Bombay Gymkhana here by […]

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New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali is expecting high-quality tennis during the upcoming tie against Canada since external factors like the sun and the wind will have no chance to influence the contest on the indoor courts. Zeeshan said Indian players are expected to do well in the World Group Play-off […]

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