IPL 13: Siraj reveals how he dismissed Nitish Rana for a golden duck

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) thrashed Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on the back of a splendid bowling performance by Mohammed Siraj on Wednesday.Siraj was the star of the show as he not only…

Diego Simeone ‘left with bad taste of defeat’ after Bayern Munich thrashing

Munich [Germany], October 22 (ANI): As Bayern Munich thrashed Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, manager Diego Simeone said he is 'left with the bad taste of defeat'.Bayern Munich registered a comfortable 4-0 win over Atletico Madrid in…

IPL 13: Wanted to deliver ‘magical performance’ for RCB, says Siraj after heroics against KKR

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 22 (ANI): After guiding Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), pacer Mohammed Siraj said the franchise supports him a lot and he wanted to deliver a "magical performance"…

IPL 13: Wanted to deliver ‘magical performance’ for RCB, says Siraj after heroics against KKR

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 22 (ANI): After guiding Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), pacer Mohammed Siraj said the franchise supports him a lot and he wanted to deliver a "magical performance"…

World Junior Badminton Championships 2020 cancelled

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], October 22 (ANI): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday announced that World Junior Championships 2020 slated to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus crisis.BWF Secretary Gene...

IPL 13: We were just a little timid in our approach, says KKR coach McCullum

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) gained an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, and KKR head coach Brendon McCullum was left frustrated with the team's "timid" approach in the…

IPL 13: We were just a little timid in our approach, says KKR coach McCullum

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) gained an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday, and KKR head coach Brendon McCullum was left frustrated with the team's "timid" approach in the…

Romario Shepherd to replace injured Dwayne Bravo in WI squad for New Zealand tour

St. John's [Antigua], October 22 (ANI): Romario Shepherd will replace injured Dwayne Bravo in the T20I squad for their upcoming tour to New Zealand, the Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced on Wednesday (local time).Bravo has been ruled out…

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan re-signs for Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide [Australia], October 22 (ANI): Adelaide Strikers on Thursday announced that Afghanistan star spinner Rashid Khan will return to the club for the upcoming tenth edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).The leg spinner is the third-highest wicket-ta...

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan re-signs for Adelaide Strikers

Adelaide [Australia], October 22 (ANI): Adelaide Strikers on Thursday announced that Afghanistan star spinner Rashid Khan will return to the club for the upcoming tenth edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).The leg spinner is the third-highest wicket-ta...

IPL 13: RCB bowled well but we should have countered that better, says Morgan

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan admitted that Royal Challengers Bangalore bowled well but added that the team should have countered that better after the massive eight-wicket loss against Virat Kohli-led sid...

IPL 13: Many people don’t have faith in RCB, but guys in changeroom do, says Kohli

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): After gaining a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli said that many people do not have faith in the side's abilities but all players…

IPL 13: Siraj, Gurkeerat guide RCB to comprehensive win over KKR

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Mohammad Siraj's three-wicket haul and Gurkeerat Singh Mann's unbeaten 21-run knock helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) gain an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday here at ...

CSA gets go-ahead from govt to host England for limited-overs series

Johannesburg [South Africa], October 21 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday received the go-ahead from the Ministry of Sports, Art and Culture to proceed with the limited-overs tour between the Proteas men and World Cup champions England.Eng...

IPL 13: Chahal praises Siraj for starting well against KKR

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): With the top four back in the hut by the fifth over, the writing was always on the wall and Kolkata Knight Riders failed to recover from the early blows to end…

IPL 13: Siraj, Chahal dismantle KKR, restrict them for 84/8

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Spectular bowling performance by Mohammed Siraj and Yuzvendra Chahal restricted Kolkata Knight Riders at 84/8 in their 20 overs here at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday.Royal Challengers Bangalore will now come out…

McIlroy, Rahm, Morikawa set to join Woods for Zozo Championship at Sherwood

California [USA], October 21 (ANI): Collin Morikawa, Xander Schauffele, Scottie Scheffler, Adam Scott, Justin Thomas, Matthew Wolff and Gary Woodland are among the top stars set to join defending champion and 15-time Major winner, Tiger Woods, Rory McI...

Siraj becomes first bowler to bowl two maiden overs in IPL match

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Mohammad Siraj on Wednesday created history as he became the first bowler to bowl two maiden overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match.Siraj achieved the feat…

It was ‘massive’ win against PSG, says David de Gea

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea described the 2-1 win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League as 'massive' which will give them confidence for the upcoming games.United made the trip to Paris…

CSA appoints Victor Mpitsang as Convenor of Selectors

Johannesburg [South Africa], October 21 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday appointed Victor Mpitsang as the new National Convenor of Selectors.According to the CSA release, the position is a full-time appointment which will commence on Nove...

IPL 13: KKR wins toss, opts to bat first against RCB

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday won the toss and opted to bat first against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.KKR made two changes to…

ISL: Kerala Blasters FC signs defender Bakary Kone ahead of 2020-21 season

Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 21 (ANI): Kerala Blasters FC have announced the signing of defender Bakary Kone on Wednesday ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season.The 32-year-old was born in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, a West African…

SAI to arrange for travel for trainees to return to various training centres

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): With an eye on Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sporting activities are being resumed in SAI training centres across the country from November 1 and as a result, the Sports Authority of India…

FC Goa signs 18-year-old midfielder Muhammed Nemil

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 21 (ANI): FC Goa on Wednesday announced that it has reached an agreement with Reliance Foundations Youth Champs (RFYC) for the transfer of Muhammad Nemil, one of the most exciting young prospects to have…

ISL: Jamshedpur FC sign Australian forward Nicholas John Fitzgerald

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) [India], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) seventh edition, Jamshedpur FC have signed Australian forward Nicholas John Fitzgerald, fondly known as Nick on Wednesday.With this signing, Jamshedpur FC fulfiled...

IPL 13: It was a complete team effort against Delhi, says Neesham

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Kings XI Punjab all-rounder Jimmy Neesham termed the five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals on Tuesday as a complete team effort.Punjab bowlers restricted Delhi to 164/5 in their 20 overs despite Shikhar Dhawan's record-brea...

Loyalty is hard to come by: Ozil reacts to Arsenal axe

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): Midfielder Mesut Ozil on Wednesday reacted to being axed from Arsenal's Premier League squad, saying that loyalty is hard to come by these days.Arsenal had left Ozil out from their Premier League squad…

ISL: Mumbai City FC confirm signing of Bartholomew Ogbeche

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season, Mumbai City FC on Wednesday announced the signing of striker Bartholomew Ogbeche.The Nigerian centre-forward has joined the Islanders on a y...

Golfer Rashid Khan writes to PM, HM to look into DGC case

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Golfer Rashid Khan has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, asking them to order an inquiry against Delhi Golf Club (DGC) for their "anti-sports…

IPL 13: Have not scored as many runs as I would’ve liked, says Buttler

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the match against SunRisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals' batsman Jos Buttler said he has not scored as many runs as he would have liked in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).SunRisers Hyderabad…

Playing in 2nd Division League one of my best career decisions, says Adil Khan

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Indian football team defender Adil Khan has revealed how his decision of playing in the Second Division League helped him to return to the national team.It was in 2012 against Azerbaijan that…

Lance Stroll confirms testing positive for COVID-19 after Eifel GP

Colorado [USA], October 21 (ANI): Racing Point's Lance Stroll on Wednesday confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 following the Eifel Grand Prix.Stroll took to Instagram to confirm he was COVID-19 positive following the Eifel GP."I just want…

IPL 13: Shami is best yorker bowler in competition right now, says Maxwell

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): After registering a comfortable five-wicket win over Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said teammate Mohammad Shami is currently the best yorker bowler in the ongoing Indian Premier League (...

We’re all prepared for the season ahead: Scott Neville

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-2021 season, SC East Bengal's Scott Neville said the players are "all prepared" and cannot wait for the season to get started."Hey guys, I am…

La Liga rolls out red carpet at Red Fort to celebrate ‘El Clasico’

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): In order to build up the hype of the showpiece event 'El Clasico', LaLiga has rolled out the red carpet in seven iconic locations around the world including the Red Fort in…

Chilwell delighted with Chelsea’s goalless draw against ‘very good attacking side’ Sevilla

London [UK], October 21 (ANI): Chelsea's Ben Chilwell said he would have preferred a win but being able to keep a clean sheet against a 'very good attacking side' Sevilla was also a positive thing.Chelsea witnessed a goalless…

IPL 13: Tie both his feet together, Ashwin teases Chris Gayle

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Delhi Capitals by five wickets here at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday but it was spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who had stopped the Gayle Storm when KXIP were…

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi re-signs for Melbourne Renegades

Melbourne [Australia], October 21 (ANI): Melbourne Renegades on Wednesday announced that Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will return to the club for the upcoming tenth edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).This will be Nabi's fourth season with th...

Bairstow one of the best openers in world: Steve Patterson

Yorkshire [UK], October 21 (ANI): Steve Patterson praised "phenomenal" England cricketer Jonny Bairstow as one of the best white ball opening batsmen in world cricket at present.Bairstow is a one-day World Cup winner with England and is currently…

Manchester United deserved to win: Solskjaer after victory over PSG

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): After a victory over Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side "really focused" on the match and deserved to win.Manchester United registered a 2-1 win over PSG in…

Sohail Khan buys Lanka Premier League’s Kandy franchise

Colombo [Sri Lanka], October 21 (ANI): Lanka Premier League (LPL) caught Bollywood attention as filmmaker, producer, and actor, Sohail Khan became the owner of the Kandy franchisee in the T20 League slated to begin from November 21.Kandy franchisee,…

Want to utilise opportunities and prove myself to team: Nisha

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 21 (ANI): Newcomer in the Indian Women's Hockey Team back line, Nisha, said she wants to use the opportunities she gets and prove herself to the team.The player has made positive strides since her…

‘Matchday – Inside FC Barcelona’ will take Indian fans on very special journey: Belletti

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Matchday - Inside FC Barcelona, an eight episodic docuseries, is all set to present fans across India with never-seen-before footage of FC Barcelona squad during the 2018/19 season. FC Barcelona Ambassado...

Bravo will fly back, missed Raina and Harbhajan but must respect decisions: CSK CEO

By Baidurjo BhoseDubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): With four games remaining for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the MS Dhoni-led unit would ideally look to finish on a high.…

If he plays like tonight, I’ll have no complaints: Koeman satisfied with Messi’s performance

Barcelona [Spain], October 21 (ANI): After the Champions League win over Ferencvaros, Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman said if Lionel Messi continues to play like he did against Ferencvaros then he will have "no complaints".Koeman's remarks came after B...

PSG lacked intensity, aggression: Tuchel after defeat against Manchester United

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Paris Saint Germain (PSG) manager Thomas Tuchel said his side lacked intensity and aggression and did not play with confidence, after the defeat against Manchester United.Manchester United registered a 2-1 win over PSG...

IPL 13: Nicholas Pooran is a ‘game-changer’, says Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Nicholas Pooran has been in some fine form in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) and former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh hailed the southpaw and labelled him as a "game-changer" for his…

Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen among four players to extend contract with Barcelona

Barcelona [Spain], October 21 (ANI): Barcelona on Wednesday announced that Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen, Clement Lenglet, and Frenkie de Jong have signed contract extensions with the club. "FC Barcelona and the first team players Gerard Pique, Marc…

Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen among four players to extend contract with Barcelona

Barcelona [Spain], October 21 (ANI): Barcelona on Wednesday announced that Gerard Pique, Marc ter Stegen, Clement Lenglet, and Frenkie de Jong have signed contract extensions with the club. "FC Barcelona and the first team players Gerard Pique, Marc…

Champions League: Messi achieves new milestone as Barcelona defeat Ferencvaros

Barcelona [Spain], October 21 (ANI): Lionel Messi achieved a new milestone as Barcelona defeated Ferencvaros in the Champions League here. Barcelona registered an impressive 5-1 win over Ferencvaros. Messi scored one goal during the match and he became...