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India's Pace Spearhead Jasprit Bumrah Likely To Get Married This Week

Ahmedabad: India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah has opted out of the fourth and final Test against England due to his marriage that is likely to take place within a week in Goa. The right-arm fast bowler had pulled out of the fourth Test citing ‘personal reasons’ and had sought permission from the Indian cricket board […]

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4th Test: England Opt To Bat, Mohammed Siraj Replaces Bumrah In Indian Playing XI

Ahmedabad: England captain Joe Root opted to bat after winning the toss in the fourth and final Test against India here on Thursday. For England, batsman Dan Lawrence replaced Stuart Broad while off-spinner Dom Bess came in place of Jofra Archer. For India, Mohammed Siraj came back in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who has taken […]

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Kieron Pollard Joins Yuvraj Singh's 6 Sixes Club

Coolidge: West Indies captain Kieron Pollard on Thursday became the second batsman after India’s Yuvraj Singh to hit 6 sixes in an over in a T20 International. Pollard’s rampage came against Akila Dananjaya in the first T20 between West Indies and Sri Lanka, who had taken a hat-trick in only his previous over. Pollard is […]

IND v ENG:  India Bowl Out England For 205 On Day One Of 4th Test
IND v ENG: India Bowl Out England For 205 On Day One Of 4th Test

Ahmedabad: India bundled out England for 205 in their first innings after the visitors opted to bat on the opening day of the fourth and final Test, here on Thursday. Indian spinners, led by Axar Patel (4/68), yet again consistently troubled the visiting batsmen even as all-rounder Ben Stokes (55) resisted the attack quite well […]

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Says No To Political Innings
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Says No To Political Innings

Kolkata: Former Indian captain and now BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has momentarily refused to open a new innings — one on the murky pitch of party politics. Belying expectations that he would attend PM Modi’s March 7 Brigade Rally in Kolkata and perhaps join the saffron party, Ganguly has informed the BJP high command that […]

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Swiss Open Badminton: Jayaram, Sai Praneeth, Sindhu In Quarters

Basel: India’s Ajay Jayaram on Thursday stunned Swiss third seed Rasmus Gemke to reach the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament. Later in the day, B Sai Praneeth, too, entered the quarter-finals. Jayaram, who currently has a world ranking of 60, beat the 12th ranked Gemke 21-18, 17-21, 21-13 to set up […]

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India Struggle At 80/4 In Reply To England's 205 At Lunch On Day 2

Ahmedabad: Rohit Sharma traded his natural attacking instincts for a cautious approach even as India lost three important wickets, including that of skipper Virat Kohli, to reach 80 for 4 at lunch on the second day of the fourth and final Test against England here on Friday. The seasoned Rohit showed tremendous patience remaining unbeaten […]

IND v ENG: Rishabh Pant Smashes Hundred As India Seize Control From England
IND v ENG: Rishabh Pant Smashes Hundred As India Seize Control From England

Ahmedabad: Rishabh Pant changed his game-plan and in turn India’s fortunes with a magnificent century, helping the side snatch control from England’s grip to finish the second day at a robust 294 for 7 in the final Test here on Friday. England dominated the first two sessions and India looked in all sorts of trouble […]

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Ind Vs Eng 4th Test: Washington Misses Ton As India All Out For 365, Lead England By 160 Runs

Ahmedabad: Washington Sundar remained unbeaten on 96 as India were bowled out for 365 just before lunch on day three of the fourth and final Test against England here on Saturday. Axar Patel (43) and Washington shared 106 runs for the eighth wicket as the hosts added 71 runs in the pre-lunch session. India lead […]

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Sunil Gavaskar Felicitated On 50th Anniversary Of His Test Debut

Ahmedabad: Legendary former India opening batsman and captain Sunil Gavaskar was felicitated on the 50th anniversary of his Test debut, here on Saturday. The Gujarat Cricket Association was presented him with a specially crafted India cap while a banner was unfurled at the newly-constructed Narendra Modi Stadium here in Motera. The event happened during the […]

IND V ENG: India Win 4th Test, Series 3-1, Reach WTC Final
IND V ENG: India Win 4th Test, Series 3-1, Reach WTC Final

Ahmedabad: India on Saturday defeated England by an innings and 25 runs to win the fourth and final Test and with it the series 3-1 here. The result takes India into the final of the World Test Championship, to be played at Lord’s, London, in June. New Zealand have already qualified for the final. Off-spinner […]

Sports Ministry Awaits Decision On COVID Vaccine For Athletes
Sports Ministry Awaits Decision On COVID Vaccine For Athletes

New Delhi: The sports ministry is expecting a decision on Covid-19 vaccination for Olympic Games-bound athletes shortly from the health ministry, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday. “It’s sensitive issue, and we are in the process of working out a plan. The health of the elite athletes training in the national camp for […]

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IPL 2021 To Start On April 9, Call On Fans To Be Taken Later

New Delhi: The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 9 and its final will be held on May 30, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Sunday. Mumbai Indians face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of the season which will be played in Chennai. The matches […]

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Swiss Open: Sindhu Reaches First Final In 18 Months

Basel: Badminton world champion PV Sindhu reached the final of the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament with a 22-20, 21-10 win over Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt. Sindhu will now face Spanish Olympic champion Carolina Marin in the final. This is the Olympic silver medallist’s first final since she won the World Championships title in August 2019. […]

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Vinesh Storms To Gold In Matteo Pelicone Ranking Series

New Delhi: Ace India wrestler Vinesh Phogat won her second gold medal in two weeks by storming to the 53kg title at the Matteo Pelicone Rankings Series in Rome. Vinesh, 26, beat Canada’s Diana Weicker 4-0 and has thus won gold without dropping a point throughout the tournament. This is the Asian Games champion’s second […]

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