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Spinner Amit Mishra arrested for assault of woman, released on bail

Bengaluru, Oct 27: Cricketer Amit Mishra was on Tuesday arrested by the police in Bengaluru on the charge of assaulting a woman. He was released on bail after three hours of questioning, reports said. The woman, identified by police as Vandana, has accused the 32-year-old Indian right-arm spinner of assaulting her with a kettle at a luxury hotel on September ...

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Atmosphere is not conducive for India, Pakistan series: Anurag Thakur

New Delhi, Oct 26 : BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur on Sunday said the atmosphere to play cricket match between India and Pakistan is not ‘conducive’. “The atmosphere right now is not conducive for cricket,” Thakur told reporters. He said Pakistan government should first talk with their Indian counterpart so that the atmosphere is made conducive for the talks. In an ...

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Three South Africans score centuries to help post 438/4 against India

Mumbai, Oct 25 : Guided by three centuries, with Faf du Plessis top scoring with 133, South Africa posted a mammoth 438 for four, which is the highest total on the Indian soil, in the fifth and deciding ODI match against India on Sunday. Quinton de Kock (109), AB de Villiers (119) and Faf du Plessis manhandled the Indian bowling ...

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MS Dhoni to play for new side in IPL next year

New Delhi, Oct 24 : Ending his long association with Chennai Super Kings, Indian ODI-T20 skipper MS Dhoni is likely to join a new team for the upcoming IPL season next year. “Dhoni will definitely feature in the IPL for a new team. There is absolutely no pressure from CSK to stop him and the next edition of the IPL ...

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U18 I-League: In-form Pune FC seek first home win over Kenkre FC

Mumbai, Oct 23 : Pune FC will be keen to build on their impressive start to the 2015-16 Under-18 I-League campaign when they host Kenkre FC in a second round Maharashtra Zone encounter at the Pune FC Training Pitches in Mamurdi on Saturday. While joint leaders Pune FC (3 points) will be confident going into their first home game after ...

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International Cricket Council and UNICEF unite for children

Dubai, Oct 22: The International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body of cricket, has announced a five-year Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This collaboration reflects ICC’s commitment to the Spirit of Cricket, which is to use the popularity of the sport for social good. For UNICEF, the International Cricket Council is a ...

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vivo bags IPL’s title sponsorship for the next two years

Mumbai, Oct 21 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced its association with vivo, the premium global smartphone manufacturer, for title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The BCCI in a statement said: “vivo fulfilled their obligation of presenting the bank guarantee to the BCCI and confirmed the title sponsorship rights.” In the ...

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Elective extraordinary congress to beheld on Feb 26

Zurich, Oct 20 : The the FIFA Executive Committee has confirmed Feb 26, 2016 as the date for the elective extraordinary congress. The decision was taken at the session in Zurich. Domenico Scala, in his capacity as chairman of the FIFA Ad-hoc Electoral Committee, provided information to the Executive Committee regarding the ongoing process for the FIFA presidential election. He ...

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I am happy with my career: Virender Sehwag

New Delhi, Oct 20 : Dashing Indian opener Virendra Sehwag on Tuesday said he was happy with the way his cricket career shaped up over the years. ” I am happy with my career,” Sehwag told media after the match. “I am happy that I am retiring from international cricket,” he said. “I will stay with cricket. Will be part ...

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Virender Sehwag officially announces his retirement from international cricket

New Delhi, Oct 20 : An icon and terror for bowlers, Virender Sehwag, who has charmed the world of cricket with his batting skills for 16 years, announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday. “I hereby retire from all forms of international cricket and from the Indian Premier League. A statement will follow,” Sehwag tweeted. “Thanks everyone for all ...

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