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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 […]

Never Said I Am Selling Car To Fund My Training: Odisha Sprinter Dutee Chand

Bhubaneswar: Ace sprinter Dutee Chand on Wednesday cleared the air on her selling her car, saying it had nothing to do with her lacking funds for training and she sold her sedan to get some ‘breathing space’ and not burden the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) or the Odisha government. Dutee had recently put […]

Ganguly In Home Quarantine After Brother Snehashish Tests Corona Positive

Kolkata: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday was forced to go into home quarantine after his elder brother and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Joint Secretary Snehasish Ganguly tested positive for Covid-19. Snehasish has been admitted to the Belle Vue Clinic here after his Covid report returned positive, a CAB source said. “His report came […]

Real Madrid Defeats Villarreal, Secures 34th Laliga Title

Madrid: Real Madrid have secured the 2019-2020 LaLiga title after a 2-1 win at home to Villarreal in their latest encounter. Karin Benzema scored twice for Zinedine Zidane’s side in a game they needed to win to assure the title with a game still to play this season. On Thursday night, his first goal came […]

Postponed Tokyo Olympics To Follow Original Schedule, All Venues Secured

Lausanne (Switzerland): The Tokyo Olympics will follow the same competition schedule that was decided initially for its original schedule before it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, organisers said on Thursday at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) first ever virtual session that all 42 venues that were originally earmarked for the 2020 Olympics […]

Cricket Fraternity Extends Wishes To Smriti Mandhana On 24th Birthday

New Delhi: Cricket fraternity took to social media to wish ace India women’s cricketer Smriti Mandhana who turned 24 on Saturday. Mandhana has been one of the most consistent Indian batters for a while now and is one of the first names on the sheet in white-ball cricket. She has so far featured in 51 […]

England vs West Indies 2nd Test: Rain Washes Out 3rd Day

Manchester: Play was not possible on the third day of the second Test between England and West Indies due to persistent rains at Old Trafford, Manchester on Thursday. There was no change in the overnight scoreboard as West Indies still trail by 437 runs in the first innings. The visitors had lost the wicket of […]

IPL 2020: Franchises Begin Preparations In UAE Amid COVID Pandemic

New Delhi: Even as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) waits for the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make an official decision on the fate of the T20 World Cup before making an announcement on the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, franchises have already been sounded out and they are busy […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • BCCI
Hamilton Equals Schumacher's Record With 8th Hungarian Grand Prix

Mogyorod: Six-time champion Lewis Hamilton is after legendary Michael Schumacher’s all-time record of seven F1 championships this season but on Sunday, he equalled the German’s record of most wins at a single circuit by winning the Hungarian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton dominated the proceedings from the word go and claimed his eighth victory at the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • F1
No IPL Matches During Diwali Weekend? BCCI Cites Low BARC Rating

New Delhi: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) almost finalising the September 26 to November 8 window for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), reports have come in that the host broadcasters aren’t too happy to give the Diwali (November 14) weekend a miss. But BCCI is willing […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • BCCI
IPL 2021: SRH Restrict RCB To 149/8
IPL 2021: SRH Restrict RCB To 149/8

Chennai: SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers, led by Jason Holder (3/30) and Rashid Khan (2/18), restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to 149/8 in their 20 overs here at the MA Chidambaram…

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • IPL
ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 Postponed

As per International Cricket Council (ICC) official release, Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 scheduled to be held in Australia has been postponed officially due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At today’s meeting of the IBC Board (the commercial subsidiary of the ICC), windows for the next three ICC men’s events were also agreed to bring […]

Stokes' Masterclass Drives England To Thrilling Win

Manchester: All-round Ben Stokes was the chief orchestrator as England beat West Indies by 113 runs on the fifth and final day of the second Test at the Old Trafford here on Monday to level the three-match series 1-1. Stokes set up England‘s victory with a majestic 176 in the first innings as he stitched […]

Provisional Dates For 2021 Archery WC, World Championships Announced

Lausanne: World Archery has announced provisional dates for the 2021 Archery World Cup circuit and for the 2021 World Championships. While the World Championships will be held in Yankton, USA from September 19 to 26, the World Cup circuit will begin on April 19 in Guatamela City. The first stage of the series will go […]

Williamson, Maxwell Optimistic About IPL 2020!

Auckland/ Melbourne: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Australian pinch hitter Glenn Maxwell have expressed optimism to play in the premier cricket carnival ‘IPL’ after BCCI showing eagerness to stage the tournament in UAE. Kane Williamson is waiting for more details to come out on the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying it is always amazing […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • BCCI
COVID Impact: India, Australia T20I Series Unlikely This Year?

New Delhi: While India is set to play their first major international series in the post-COVID-19 era against Australia at the end of the year, the schedule for the same may need slight tweaking as Cricket Australia is looking for a window to fit in the three-match T20I series which was earlier set to be played […]

  • Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
  • BCCI