Dubai [UAE], March 20 : Marlon Samuels came to West Indies’ rescue yet again as he guided his side to a comfortable four-wicket win over Zimbabwe in their Super Six match of the ICC World Cup Qualfiers at the Harare Sports Club last evening. The West Indies chased down a 290-run target for the loss […]

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 20 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed to Kolkata Police that Indian pacer Mohammed Shami stayed in a hotel in Dubai on February 17 and 18. BCCI’s response came after a letter was sent to the Board by the Kolkata Police seeking Shami’s schedule last […]

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Rabat, March 19 : Morocco will spend a total of $15.8 billion on stadiums and infrastructure if it wins its bid to organise the 2026 World Cup. The chairperson of the bid committee Moulay Hafid Elalamy said that $3.2 billion from the total budget would be invested by the private sector. Morocco is ranged against […]

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Colombo, March 19 : Skipper Rohit Sharma is relieved that his gamble of holding back Dinesh Karthik behind rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar paid off after the stumper’s last ball six helped India to a four-wicket win over Bangladesh and to lift the Nidahas T20 tri-series trophy. With five runs needed off one delivery, Karthik slammed […]

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Karachi [Pakistan], March 19 : Islamabad United skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has been ruled out of the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) due to a hairline fracture on his wrist. The 43-year-old got injured after being hit by a bouncer from fast bowler Tymal Mills during his side’s final league round clash of the PSL […]

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Colombo [Sri Lanka], Mar. 18 : A Dinesh Karthik cameo ensured a thumping four-wicket victory for India in the final of the Nidahas Trophy on Sunday, here at the R Premadasa Stadium. Karthik, who remained unbeaten at 29, clinched the match on the final delivery, sending a flat six over the covers. His eight ball […]

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Bengaluru, March 17 : Chennaiyin FC claimed their second Indian Super League (ISL) title with a convincing 3-2 win over hot favourites Bengaluru FC in the final here on Saturday. Mailson Alves (17th, 45th minutes) headed in off corners to give Chennaiyin the lead after Sunil Chhetri (6th minute) had put the hosts in the […]

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London, March 17 : Former England captain Kevin Pietersen on Saturday called time on his cricketing career with a four-word Twitter message, writing ‘Boots up! Thank you. “‘Boots up! Feet up! Family, animals, golf! H O M E!’,” Pietersen wrote in a tweet. The 37-year-old has been away from international cricket since January 2014, when […]

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Birmingham [United Kingdom], March 18 : Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu lost against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in women’s singles semi-final match of All England Badminton Championships on Saturday. After winning the opening game 21-19, Sindhu lost the second game 19-21 against Akane Yamaguchi. The Japanese shuttler defeated Sindhu 19-21, 21-19, 21-18 to book her berth […]

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