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Ravindra Jadeja Named Most Valuable Player Of 21st Century

New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India in the 21st century by Wisden. The 31-year-old’s MVP rating, which was calculated using the cricket data analysis tool CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally, the rating makes Jadeja the second most valuable player of all time in Test cricket according to the […]

West Indies Legend Sir Everton Weekes Passes Away

New Delhi: Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed away. He was 95. He breathed his last at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He made his Test debut at age 22 against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 under the captaincy of George Headley. His final match was against Pakistan […]

Athletes Laud Scribes On World Sports Journalists Day

New Delhi: Indian sportspersons on Thursday hailed journalists on the special occasion of World Sports Journalists Day. Athletes from different sports took to social media to pay tribute to the scribes who, according to them, are the link between sportspersons and fans. Veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh wrote on Twitter: On World Sports Journalists Day, […]

IPL 13 likely overseas, UAE & Sri Lanka Front runners To Host

New Delhi: The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is in all probability headed to foreign shores with UAE and Sri Lanka in the race to host the 2020 edition of the cash-rich league. The final announcement is expected soon as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is still awaiting […]

Wasim Jaffer Picks Virat Kohli As India's Best White-Ball Cricketer

New Delhi: Former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer feels current captain Virat Kohli is the best-ever white-ball cricketer the country has ever produced. Jaffer was asked to pick one between Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and the Mumbai great simply took the name of the current Team India captain, as per his interview to […]

Sports Ministry To Launch TOPS For Junior Athletes

New Delhi: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday said that his government will soon launch Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) for junior athletes in the country with an aim to produce Olympic champions by 2028. Rijiju announced the decision during the ‘Fit Hai To Hit Hai Fit India’ webinar which was also attended by HRD […]

Asian Games Gold-Winning Boxer Dingko Singh Recovers From COVID-19, Shares Experience

New Delhi: Asian Games gold-winning former boxer Dingko Singh has recovered from COVID-19, testing negative for the deadly virus on Friday over a month after the cancer-stricken legend was hospitalised in Imphal. Back at his home, but in isolation for the next fortnight, Singh spoke to PTI about the ordeal he endured, including five positive […]

Sports Ministry To Remove Rs 2-Lakh Salary Cap For Indian Coaches

New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Saturday announced the doing away with of the Rs 2 lakh cap on the salary given to Indian coaches training elite athletes in a bid to encourage them to produce better results and attract former players to become high performance trainers. The announcement came after the ministry’s decision on […]

Sri Lankan Cricketer Kusal Mendis Arrested For Causing Fatal Road Accident

Colombo: Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis was on Sunday arrested for knocking down a pedestrian while driving, police said. Mendis hit a 74-year-old man, killing him in the wee hours, in the Colombo suburb of Panadura. He is to be produced before a magistrate later today, police said. The 25-year-old wicket-keeper batsman has represented Sri […]

Sachin Tendulkar Pays Tribute To 'Three People' On Guru Purnima

New Delhi: Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday paid tribute to ‘three people’ who according to him, played integral roles in his life as far as his illustrious cricket career is concerned. In a video that he posted on his social media handle on the occasion of Guru Purnima, Tendulkar can be seen talking while […]

'The Special One In All': Wishes Pour In For MS Dhoni As Captain Cool Turns 39

New Delhi: From Cricket fraternity to eminent personalities to the common name thronged to social media to extend birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday. Regarded as one of the most successful captains of the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni has been on a sabbatical ever since the […]

Don't Want Year 2020 To Finish Without An IPL, Says BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated they would like to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and their priority is to host the tournament within the country itself. The cash-rich league was initially scheduled to be played from March 29 […]

  • Thursday, 15 Apr 2021
  • BCCI
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Announces Cancellation Of Asia Cup In September

New Delhi: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in September. “Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai, joh September me tha (Asia Cup, which was to be held in September, has been cancelled),” Ganguly told ‘sports tak’ in an instagram live session. There […]

ISL Winner In 2014, Defender Biswajit's Food Stall Is his Last Hope

Kolkata: He was a part of history when ATK (then Atletico de Kolkata) lifted the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) title in 2014. But six years down the line, footballer Biswajit Saha is struggling to make ends meet with his fast food joint close to shutting shop in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Without […]

James Anderson First Bowler Who Could Bowl 'Reverse' Reverse Swing: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar believes James Anderson is the only bowler who could bowl a “reverse outswinger” with a wrist position of a conventional inswinger. Tendulkar has termed that ‘reverse’ reverse swing. Speaking to West Indies legend Brian Lara on his ‘100MB’ app, Tendulkar explained why Anderson could be vital for England […]

31,258: ICC Shares Rahul Dravid's Iconic Test Record

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Saturday, shared an iconic Test record held by former India captain and ‘Wall’ of the team’s middle-order Rahul Dravid. He is regarded as one of the finest batsmen ever to grace the game and holds multiple record to his name. However, this particular stat illustrates why Dravid […]

Eng v WI 1st Test: Windies Beat England By 4 Wickets

An all-round performance helped the West Indies team to pull out a surprise 4 wicket win against the hosts England at Southampton in the first-ever cricket test match after the coronavirus pandemic-enforced hiatus. Jermaine Blackwood struck a resilient half-century to keep West Indies on course for victory as they were 143/4 at Tea, needing 57 […]

On This Day: Kaif, Yuvraj Duo Clinched Historic Natwest Trophy

New Delhi: July 13 is etched into the memory of every Indian cricket follower as on this day, 18 years ago, Sourav Ganguly’s troops defeated England in the NatWest Trophy final at the iconic Lord’s in thrilling fashion. Batting first, England posted a commanding total of 325/5 in 50 overs. Marcus Trescothick (109) and skipper […]

  • Thursday, 15 Apr 2021
  • India
All India Football Federation- AIFF
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup To Be Held Behind Closed Doors: AIFF

New Delhi: The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be held behind closed doors only in the worst-case scenario, All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das said on Monday amid a continued rise in the country’s COVID-19 case count. Already postponed once, the tournament is to be held from February 17 to March 7 […]

  • Thursday, 15 Apr 2021
  • AIFF
Odisha Minister Highlights Role Of Innovation In Reviving Sports Ecosystem

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Tuesday laid emphasis on the significant role that innovation, collaboration and technology can play in reviving the sports ecosystem during a videoconference with Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, and sports ministers and senior officials of other states and union territories. He shared the initiatives that Odisha government had […]