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Shami’s allegations an afterthought: Hasin Jahan’s lawyer

Kolkata : After Indian pacer Mohammed Shami stated that his wife Hasin Jahan kept him in dark over her first marriage, Jahan’s lawyer on Friday denied the allegations calling them an ‘afterthought’. “Shami has not made this allegation earlier when an FIR was registered against him; this has come as an afterthought. He was aware […]

Shocking revelation: Mohammed Shami was not aware of Hasin Jahan’s first marriage

NEW DELHI: Indian pacer Mohammed Shami made a shocking revelation that he was not aware of wife Hasin Jahan’s first marriage. In an exclusive interview on India News with Deepak Chaurasiya, Mohammed Shami shared his side of the story. Shami said that he did not know Hasin Jahan’s first marriage with Kolkata-based resident Sheikh Saifuddin […]

Bengaluru, DSK Shivajians to fight for final spot

Nagoa : Bengaluru FC and DSK Shivajians will face each other in their semi-final clash of the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-organised Nike Premier Cup at the Sports Complex here on Tuesday. Both teams qualified for the semi-finals after facing tough competition in the playoffs. Bengaluru pipped MSP Football Academy by the slightest of margins […]

Centurion ODI: Lunch called with India needing two to win

India needed just two runs to win the second ODI of the six-match series against South Africa, but just then the umpires called lunch, halting the celebrations of the visitors. Chasing down the lowest home target of a 119-run posted by South Africa, India reached 117 for the loss of one wicket before lunch. Earlier, […]

Sachin centre of attraction at Kolkata marathon

Kolkata: A day after India won the U-19 World Cup, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday urged youngsters taking part in a marathon here to lead the way. Stressing on fitness, which Tendulkar has time and again termed the key to India’s success in not only the just-concluded ICC U19 World Cup in New Zealand, […]

U19 World Cup: Manjot guides clinical India to record 4th title

Promising opener Manjot Kalra played a starring role with an unbeaten century as India overpowered Australia by eight wickets in the final to claim the ICC U19 World Cup for a record fourth time here on Saturday. The opener batted through the innings for his 101 runs off 102 deliveries as the Indians romped past […]

Kuldeep hails mentors Dhoni, Kohli

Durban:  Left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed the roles played by veteran wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and captain Virat Kohli in guiding youngsters like him. “When you have two legends, Virat bhai and Mahi bhai– one is leading the team and the other has led the team — it is very helpful. As […]

PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis

New Delhi : Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu continued her rich vein of form as she bounced back from a game down against Spain’s Beatriz Corrales to book her place in the semi-finals of the India Open here on Friday. After comfortably winning the opening game, the top-seed went down in the second before she […]

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 […]

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