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World T20: India-Pakistan to clash on Mar 19

Dubai/New Delhi, Dec 11 : India and Pakistan will face each other in a ICC World Twenty20 clash on Mar 19 in India’s hilly town Dharamsala. As per the schedule for the ICC World Twenty20 released on Friday, both the nations have been placed in the same Group B. Amid political tensions, both the nations are currently recurring over engaging ...

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Virat Kohli takes it #FromBatToMat

New Delhi, Dec 10 : Bengaluru Yodhas, the JSW Group owned franchise in the Pro Wrestling League, has announced India’s Test captain Virat Kohli as the co-owner of the team. Kohli who led the Indian team to a 3-0 Test series victory over South Africa recently, is all set to take it #FromBatToMat with this association with the Bengaluru franchise. ...

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MCL Team owners open purse strings, spend approximately US$4.2 million on auction day

Dubai, Dec 10 : The second half of the biggest cricket player auction ever seen in the Middle East region saw several last minute surprises on Monday. At the Grand Midwest Hotel, of the 250 players who featured in the pool, around 100 international cricketers were purchased by the franchises for the inaugural edition of the 2016 Masters Champions League. ...

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Dhawan reported for suspect bowling action

Dubai, Dec 9 : India’s Shikhar Dhawan has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the fourth Test against South Africa, which the host won in New Delhi on Monday. The match officials’ report, which was handed over to the India team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 30-year-old’s off-spin deliveries. Dhawan’s bowling action will now be ...

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Delhi Dynamos FC to launch Football Academy in partnership with BRICS

New Delhi, Dec 8 : Delhi Dynamos FC on Tuesday announced their partnership with BRICS to launch the Delhi Dynamos BRICS Football Academy in India. The academy, catering to players above 5 years of age, will focus on preparing football champions by training young talent and ensuring their exposure to international coaches and players. It will provide 360 degree support ...

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Oscar Pistorius granted bail

Pretoria , Dec 8 : Athlete Oscar Pistorius , who is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of murder for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has been granted bail by a South African court on Tuesday, media reports. “Judges changed his conviction from manslaughter to murder last week,” BBC reported. The athlete has already served one year in prison. According ...

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Rahane becomes India’s highest-ranked Test batsman

Dubai, Dec 8 : Ajinkya Rahane has become India’s highest-ranked Test batsman in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings after scoring two centuries in his side’s 337 runs victory over South Africa in the New Delhi Test, which gave the home side a 3-0 series win. The 27-year-old from Maharashtra had entered the Test in 26th spot, but after scoring ...

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Fourth Test: India beat South Africa by 337 runs, clinch series 3-0

New Delhi, Dec 7 : Ravichandran Ashwin ended AB de Villiers long vigil at the crease and Umesh Yadav sneaked past Dean Vilas to castle his stumps to snatch victory for India from the Proteas as they threatened to draw the match with their tough defensive play, here on Monday. South Africa were eventually bowled out for 143 runs. By ...

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India vaults into second place following 3-0 series win over South Africa

Dubai/New Delhi, Dec 7 : India has moved into second place in the ICC Test Championship table after winning the four-Test series against South Africa by 3-0. The series result has helped Virat Kohli’s side gain 10 points, which has lifted it from 100 points to 110 points and ahead of Australia and Pakistan, which have slipped one place each ...

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Fourth Test: South Africa’s denial game continues

New Delhi, Dec 7 : After defending 72 overs yesterday, the Proteas were at it again in the fifth day morning here on Monday, in the Fourth Test match against India. At lunch South Africa have scored 94 runs for the loss of 3 wickets. South African skipper Hashim Amla, who scored 25 runs facing 244 balls, fell victim to ...

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