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ISL: Mumbai, Jamshedpur to lock horns with eye on play-offs

Mumbai : Mumbai City FC and Jamshedpur FC will lock horns in a crucial Indian Super League (ISL) clash for a “prize worth winning” at the Mumbai Football Arena, on Thursday. Jamshedpur and Mumbai City are placed fifth and sixth, respectively on the points table and are well aware that a victory for either team […]

England retain Jake Ball as T20I cover

London : Pacer Jake Ball has been retained in the England T20I squad as a cover for fellow fast bowlers Liam Plunkett and Chris Jordan for the upcoming tri-series against Australia and New Zealand. Both Jordan and Plunkett have been battling with hamstring injuries ahead of England’s opening match against Australia in Hobart on February […]

IPL 2018 Auction: Kashmir hail Manzoor Dar as Parvez Rasool, Umar Nazir miss out

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s best cricketer Parvez Rasool and medium pacer Umar Nazir went unsold but hard-hitting batsman Manzoor Dar also known as Pandav bagged his maiden IPL deal of Rs 20 lakh from Kings XI Punjab.  “Congratulations & all the best for the tournament. Look forward to watching you play,” former Jammu and Kashmir […]

IPL Auction 2018: Afghan cricketers make huge strides

Bengaluru: Four Afghan cricketers created history and made huge strides as they were picked up by their respective franchises in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2018 here on Sunday. The cricketers – Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Zahir Khan and Mujeeb Zadran were snapped up by different IPL franchise teams. On Saturday, Rashid was […]

IPL auction 2018: Rashid Khan retained by SRH for whopping Rs 9 crore

Bengaluru : Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has been retained by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping Rs 9 crore at the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction at the ITC Gardenia on Saturday. The 19-year-old young player entered the auction at a base price of Rs 2 crores and a hectic bidding ensued between Kings XI […]

Video:Man dies while playing cricket in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A 23-year-old man died after he collapsed while bowling in a local cricket tournament here, police said. Loyd Anthony collapsed while bowling during a night match between two teams in posh Banjara Hills on late Friday night. He was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared dead. According to doctors, he suffered cardiac […]

Indonesia Masters: Saina defeats Sindhu to reach semis

  Jakarta : Rio Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal advanced into the semi-finals of the Indonesia Masters after registering a straight game victory over P.V. Sindhu in an all-Indian quarter-final on Friday. Nehwal defeated second-seeded Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in a match that lasted for 37 minutes. It was the third international face-off between the two […]

ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Bangladesh in quarters

Queenstown New Zealand: India will clash with Bangladesh in the quarterfinals of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Friday. India are placed at the top of Group B after winning all the three group matches againstAustralia, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe. Three-time champions India had defeated Australia by 100 runs and PNG and Zimbabweby […]

Focus on World Cup, not IPL: Dravid to U-19 squad

New Delhi : Indian U-19 cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid has asked his players to focus on the ongoing World Cup and not to get diverted by theIndian Premier League (IPL) auction, which begins on January 27, just a day after their quarter-finals match against Bangladesh. As many as nine U-19 Indian players are […]

Kohli reaches 900 points in Test rankings

Dubai, Virat Kohli has become the second Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the rankings for Test batsmen, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday. Gavaskar had achieved the milestone in his 50th Test when he scored 13 and 221 at The Oval in 1979 to jump from 887 […]

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