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Guernsey survive scare to beat Norway and win promotion to ICC World Cricket League Division 5

Dubai, Sept 12: Guernsey survived a scare against a spirited Norway side to claim a 22-run win – and promotion to the ICC World Cricket League Division 5. Guernsey will now face Suriname in a mouth-watering final at Essex’s County Ground in Chelmsford on Sunday. David Hooper, who was player of the match with a 37 knock and three wickets ...

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Rajasthan HC approves BCCI’s selection committees for Rajasthan players

Mumbai, Sept 12: As the BCCI took an initiative to protect the interest of the players of Rajasthan and to enable their participation in the upcoming domestic season, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday agreed to the following composition of the selection committees: Seniors: Rajinder Singh Hans (National selector), Sanjay Vyas, Vivek Bhan Singh, Najmul Hussain, Vinod Mathur, Bharat Bhushan. ...

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US Open: Flushing Meadows to witness another Djokovic-Federer mega final

New York, Sept 12: After a dual shock in the Women’s Singles semifinals, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer held their might to prevent any further upset and won their respective matches, setting up a big ‘Sunday final’ in the process, here on day 12. In a game lasting one hour and twenty-five minutes, Novak, taking on the defending champion, Marin ...

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US Open: Leander-Martina win mixed doubles title

New York, Sept 12: The oldest pair of this year’s US Open in the competitive section lifted the mixed doubles title as Leander Peas and Martina Hingis played some scintillating tennis to beat their opponent Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey of USA and win the championship, here on Friday. Taking on the unseeded American pair, the Indo-Swiss fourth seeded pair ...

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IPTL: Roger Federer to play for UEA Royals in the second season

Dubai, Sept 11 : Roger Federer is all set to play for the UAE Royals in the second season of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), the team confirmed through Twitter on Thursday. “The UAE Royals team is finally unveiled. The maestro @rogerfederer is with us this season. We are determined to win the crown. #IPTL2,” the UAE Royals posted ...

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ICC’s digital initiatives continue to scale new heights

Dubai, Sept 10: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced strong growth in digital consumption following the successful ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 held in July across Ireland and Scotland. There was unparalleled coverage for the event on ICC digital and social media channels, with overall traffic numbers making it the second largest ICC digital event in recent years, surpassing ...

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US Open: Bopanna’s total exit , Sania-Martina-Leander a step away from Championship

New York, Sept 10: A mixed day for Indian tennis faithful as Rohan Bopanna crashed out of 2015 US Open, losing both his Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles matches but Sania Mirza and Leander Peas both booked final berths in their respective Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles matches with common partner Martina Hingis, here on day 10. Playing at Court ...

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Norway and Vanuatu bowlers reported for suspected illegal bowling actions at ICC WCL Division 6

Dubai, Sept 10: Norway off-spinner Zeeshan Siddiqui and Vanuatu pace bowler Niko Unavalu have been reported for suspected illegal bowling actions during the ICC World Cricket League Division 6 match played between the teams in West Mersea, Essex on Tuesday. The match officials’ reports, which have been handed over to the respective team management, cited concerns about the legality of ...

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FIWC 2016 launch on dual consoles with historic new tournament structure

Zurich, Sept 10: The FIFA Interactive World Cup 2016 (FIWC 2016) will kick-start on October 1, 2015 and for the first time in the history of the tournament, players on Xbox One and PlayStation4 will compete against each other as part of the gaming quest to be crowned FIWC 2016 Champion. Online qualifications will take place on the PlayStation and ...

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Delhi Dynamos FC add Ghanian wonder kid Richard Gadze to their line-up

New Delhi, Sept 9: Richard Gadze, one of the brightest prospects from Ghana, has been signed for the Dynamos. Gadze is one of the youngest players in the squad but comes on board with plenty of first team experience with Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarfs. The striker was prolific for the Dwarfs last season and was instrumental in their promotion to ...

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