PSL 6: Alex Hales fires Islamabad United to sensational win over Karachi Kings

Karachi [Pakistan], February 25 (ANI): Islamabad United recorded their second win of the PSL 6 by chasing a mammoth 197 against Karachi Kings thanks to brilliant batting performances from Iftikhar Ahmed, Alex Hales, and Hussain Talat at the…

Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez turns down Category C PCB contract

Karachi [Pakistan], February 25 (ANI): All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has "politely turned down" the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) central contract offer after the T20I specialist was put in Category C.According to PCB, as part of its policy to acknowled...

Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez turns down Category C PCB contract

Karachi [Pakistan], February 25 (ANI): All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has "politely turned down" the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) central contract offer after the T20I specialist was put in Category C.According to PCB, as part of its policy to acknowled...

Ind vs Eng: Visitors ask match referee for ‘consistency’ in third umpire calls

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): England head coach Chris Silverwood and skipper Joe Root have asked the match referee to have "consistency" in the process by which the third umpire makes a decision in the ongoing pink…

Ind vs Eng: Visitors ask match referee for ‘consistency’ in third umpire calls

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): England head coach Chris Silverwood and skipper Joe Root have asked the match referee to have "consistency" in the process by which the third umpire makes a decision in the ongoing pink…

I-League: TRAU FC return to top six after victory over Indian Arrows

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) on Wednesday defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points. A Bidyashagar Singh brace, coupled with strikes by Mayosing, Komron…

I-League: TRAU FC return to top six after victory over Indian Arrows

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) on Wednesday defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points. A Bidyashagar Singh brace, coupled with strikes by Mayosing, Komron…

Ind vs Eng: Fan breaches bio-bubble to meet Kohli, Indian skipper immediately pulls away

By Vishesh RoyAhmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): An ardent fan on Wednesday breached the bio-bubble and security protocol on day one of the ongoing third Test between India and England as he entered the field of play…

Ind vs Eng: Fan breaches bio-bubble to meet Kohli, Indian skipper immediately pulls away

By Vishesh RoyAhmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): An ardent fan on Wednesday breached the bio-bubble and security protocol on day one of the ongoing third Test between India and England as he entered the field of play…

I-League: Zuniga strike takes Churchill Brothers back to top spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating Neroca FC 1-0 on Wednesday.Hero of the Match Clayvin Zuniga's 16th-minute strike from a well-built team move was…

I-League: Zuniga strike takes Churchill Brothers back to top spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating Neroca FC 1-0 on Wednesday.Hero of the Match Clayvin Zuniga's 16th-minute strike from a well-built team move was…

I-League: Zuniga strike takes Churchill Brothers back to top spot

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 25 (ANI): Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating Neroca FC 1-0 on Wednesday.Hero of the Match Clayvin Zuniga's 16th-minute strike from a well-built team move was…

Ind vs Eng: Zak Crawley admits ‘frustration’ in decisions not going in visitors’ favour

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): England batsman Zak Crawley expressed frustration after several umpiring decisions didn't go in favour of the visitors on the opening day of the pink-ball Test here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on…

Ind vs Eng: Zak Crawley admits ‘frustration’ in decisions not going in visitors’ favour

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): England batsman Zak Crawley expressed frustration after several umpiring decisions didn't go in favour of the visitors on the opening day of the pink-ball Test here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on…

Ind vs Eng: Zak Crawley admits ‘frustration’ in decisions not going in visitors’ favour

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): England batsman Zak Crawley expressed frustration after several umpiring decisions didn't go in favour of the visitors on the opening day of the pink-ball Test here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on…

Golfer Arjun Atwal will play for Dad and Tiger Woods as he joins Lahiri at Puerto Rico Open

Puerto Rico, February 24 (ANI): India's veteran star Arjun Atwal, who has been preoccupied with his father's health issues, will see action for the first time in nearly four months when he tees up at the Puerto Rico…

ISL 7: Mumbai decimate Odisha to set up exciting League Shield clash against Bagan

Bambolim (Goa) [India], February 24 (ANI): The equation for the Indian Super League (ISL) League Winners Shield is clear. A win for Mumbai City FC in their final game against ATK Mohun Bagan, and they take home the…

Ind vs Eng: Was prepared to bowl with pink ball but didn’t expect to take 6 wickets, says Axar

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel, who spun a web over the visitors on Wednesday, was well prepared for the pink-ball challenge against England in the third Test.Axar, playing in just his second Test,…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Kohli departs but Rohit hits fifty as hosts maintain advantage

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Spinner Jack Leach dismissed Virat Kohli just before concluding minutes of the day's play but Rohit Sharma hit fifty as India ended the opening day of the pink-ball Test against England in…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Umpire sanitises ball after Stokes accidentally applies saliva

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes mistakenly applied saliva on the ball after the completion of the 12th over of the India innings in the third session of the pink-ball Test at the Narendra…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Umpire sanitises ball after Stokes accidentally applies saliva

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes mistakenly applied saliva on the ball after the completion of the 12th over of the India innings in the third session of the pink-ball Test at the Narendra…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Umpire sanitises ball after Stokes accidentally applies saliva

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes mistakenly applied saliva on the ball after the completion of the 12th over of the India innings in the third session of the pink-ball Test at the Narendra…

Ashwin becomes fourth highest wicket-taker for India with 599 international wickets

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday went past Zaheer Khan's tally of 597 international wickets to climb to the fourth spot on the list of Indian bowlers with the most wickets in…

Ashwin becomes fourth highest wicket-taker for India with 599 international wickets

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday went past Zaheer Khan's tally of 597 international wickets to climb to the fourth spot on the list of Indian bowlers with the most wickets in…

Ashwin becomes fourth highest wicket-taker for India with 599 international wickets

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday went past Zaheer Khan's tally of 597 international wickets to climb to the fourth spot on the list of Indian bowlers with the most wickets in…

Starc, Smith withdraw from Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria

Melbourne [Australia], February 24 (ANI): Australia pacer Mitchell Starc and batting mainstay Steve Smith have pulled out from the New South Wales squad for the game against Victoria on Thursday.Australia's premier fast bowler will miss the clash after...

Starc, Smith withdraw from Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria

Melbourne [Australia], February 24 (ANI): Australia pacer Mitchell Starc and batting mainstay Steve Smith have pulled out from the New South Wales squad for the game against Victoria on Thursday.Australia's premier fast bowler will miss the clash after...

Starc, Smith withdraw from Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria

Melbourne [Australia], February 24 (ANI): Australia pacer Mitchell Starc and batting mainstay Steve Smith have pulled out from the New South Wales squad for the game against Victoria on Thursday.Australia's premier fast bowler will miss the clash after...

Starc, Smith withdraw from Sheffield Shield clash against Victoria

Melbourne [Australia], February 24 (ANI): Australia pacer Mitchell Starc and batting mainstay Steve Smith have pulled out from the New South Wales squad for the game against Victoria on Thursday.Australia's premier fast bowler will miss the clash after...

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Vaughan questions visitors’ selection of players for series

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Head coach Chris Silverwood had defended England's rotation policy after the loss in the second Test in Chennai, but former skipper Michael Vaughan has slammed the team's selection for the ongoing series…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Rohit, Gill survive twilight phase after Axar, Ashwin bundle visitors for 112

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): India openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill batted out five overs in the tricky twilight phase as the hosts went into the dinner break in the driver's seat on the opening day…

Ind vs Eng: 100 Tests speaks a lot about Ishant’s hard work, says Sehwag

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Former batsman Virender Sehwag lauded Ishant Sharma after the pacer became the fourth bowler to play 100 Tests for India on Wednesday.Sehwag said to play 100 Test matches for India as a…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Axar, Ashwin spin web to bundle out visitors for 112

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Hometown boy Axar Patel and seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had a field day as India bundled out England for a paltry 112 in the first innings on the opening day of the…

ISL 7: Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to finish on a high with sixth place up for grabs

Vasco (Goa) [India], February 24 (ANI): With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) season on a winning note…

‘Thank You Goa’: Mumbai City FC to plant five trees for every goal scored in ISL 7

Panaji (Goa) [India], February 24 (ANI): Mumbai City FC have launched a campaign with a simple message -- 'Thank You, Goa' -- to show their appreciation to the state and its people for their hospitality and their role…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Axar and Ashwin put hosts on top

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England opener Zak Crawley's dismissal at the brink of the tea break handed India the honours in the opening session of the pink-ball Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday.Skipper Virat…

Sakshi Malik named in India’s final Matteo Pellicone squad

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The final Indian squad for the 2021 International Ranking Series Tournament 'Matteo Pellicone' in Free Style, Greco Roman Style and Women Wrestling has been announced and Sakshi Malik has been included in…

Ind vs Eng: Playing 100th Test, Ishant Sharma felicitated by President Kovind and Amit Shah

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): India pacer Ishant Sharma, who is playing his 100th Test for the country, was felicitated by Home Minister Amit Shah and President Ram Nath Kovind before the start of the pink-ball Test…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Ishant becomes 2nd Indian pacer to play 100 Tests

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Pacer Ishant Sharma became the second India fast bowler to play 100 Test matches when he bowled the first over of the pink-ball Test against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium here…

India to host World Cup Qualifiers for Equestrian Tent Pegging

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Equestrian Federation of India, in association with Equiwings Sports, will organise the World Cup Qualifiers for Equestrian Tent Pegging scheduled to be held in Greater Noida from March 11-14.A total of seven…

Neil Lennon resigns as Celtic FC manager, John Kennedy to take interim charge

Glasgow [UK], February 24 (ANI): Celtic FC on Wednesday announced that manager Neil Lennon has resigned from his position with immediate effect. "Celtic Football Club today announced that Neil Lennon has resigned from his position as football manager…

Former Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of Assembly elections

Hooghly (West Bengal) [India], February 24 (ANI): India cricketer Manoj Tiwary on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. This comes ahead of the Assembly elections. Elections for the Legislative Ass...

Former Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of Assembly elections

Hooghly (West Bengal) [India], February 24 (ANI): India cricketer Manoj Tiwary on Wednesday joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. This comes ahead of the Assembly elections. Elections for the Legislative Ass...

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Root wins toss, visitors to bat first

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the third Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Wednesday. India has made two changes, Jasprit Bumrah comes in…

Ind vs Eng, 3rd Test: Root wins toss, visitors to bat first

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): England won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the third Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Wednesday. India has made two changes, Jasprit Bumrah comes in…

Lalremsiami paved way for many girls in Mizoram to follow in her footsteps: Lalrindiki

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 24 (ANI): Having earned close to four years of experience with the junior India women setup, forward Lalrindiki now has her eyes on breaking into the senior team and realising her dream of playing…

Hattrick not enough for KKR rookie Vaibhav, eyes consistent showing ahead of IPL

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh pacer Vaibhav Arora is on a high these days as he was not only picked by Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League auction, but also picked…

Hattrick not enough for KKR rookie Vaibhav, eyes consistent showing ahead of IPL

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh pacer Vaibhav Arora is on a high these days as he was not only picked by Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League auction, but also picked…

Wish to see Pujara score double century and help India win against England, says Amit Shah

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that he wishes to see Cheteshwar Pujara score a double century and help India win against England in the upcoming pink-ball Test here at…

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Jyoti upsets two-time world champion as three Indian boxers cruise into quarters

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): Rising Indian boxer Jyoti Gulia produced a scintillating performance to upset two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan and progressed into the quarter-finals of women's 51kg category at the 72nd Strandj...