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Hockey India Recommends Women's Team Captain Rani Rampal For Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday nominated national women’s team captain Rani Rampal for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Kataria, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh were recommended for the Arjuna Award. For the Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement, the federation has recommended former India stalwarts R P Singh and Tushar […]

Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest To Score 1k Runs In T20Is As Captain

Indore: India skipper Virat Kohli has added yet another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player to score 1,000 runs in T20I cricket as a captain. Kohli played an unbeaten knock of 30 during India’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I of the ongoing three-match series on Tuesday evening. Kohli achieved […]

Hockey World Cup: Hopeful of winning silverware, says Dutch captain

Bhubaneswar: Captain of Men’s hockey team of Netherlands, Billy Baker, is quite optimistic about winning the Men’s Hockey World Cup scheduled to begin at Kalinga Stadium from November 28. In an exclusive interview to OTV, the Dutch captain said “During 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, we secured 3rd place while we finished as runners-up in […]

Rohit to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was named the deputy while Rajasthan’s Under-19 pacer Khaleel Ahmed earned […]

Kohli dedicates win to Kerela flood victims
Kohli dedicates 3rd Test win to Kerala flood victims

Nottingham: India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday celebrated the 203-run thrashing of England in the third Test by dedicating the win to the flood victims in the southern state of Kerala. Coming back from a 0-2 deficit, India put up a clinical all-round performance at Trent Bridge to deflate England, who could only blame their […]

Messi named FC Barcelona captain for new season

Barcelona: Spanish football giants FC Barcelona on Friday named Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as their captain, replacing Andres Iniesta, for the new season. Iniesta, who had led the Catalan giants since 2015, moved to Japanese side Vissel Kobe earlier this summer. Messi, 31, has previously led Barca in Iniesta’s absence but will now begin the […]

Gautam Gambhir steps down as Delhi Daredevils captain

  New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir today stepped down as captain of  IPL team Delhi Daredevils, saying he just wasn’t good enough for the job. India batsman Shreyas Iyer was announced as the new skipper at the franchise’s press conference which was also attended by coach Ricky Ponting and team CEO Hemant Dua. The 36-year-old batsman, […]

IPL 2018: Indian captains for all teams in season 11!

Bhubaneswar: After a fresh auction earlier this year, the 11th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League is new in many ways. Many franchisees have roped in new players and after two years of suspension Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings are back replacing Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants. Now, the eleventh edition of […]

ICC slaps 25% match fee fine on Kohli for misconduct

Centurion: India skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the second Test against South Africa, ICC announced on Tuesday. Kohli received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct […]

I am a typical Delhi boy: Virat Kohli

New Delhi: Describing himself as a “typical” Delhi boy, India skipper Virat Kohli has said he always remembers where he comes from. “I am a typical Delhi boy at heart. Wherever I might be in life, I always remember where I come from and what I have gone through to be where I am. That […]

Pakistan board removes Sana Mir as women's team skipper

Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday removed Sana Mir as the captain of the women’s team after their poor show in the ICC World Cup in June. The 31-year-old Mir will be replaced by all-rounder Bismah Maroof. She will lead the eves in both limited overs formats. Shamsa Hashmi was also dismissed as […]

Kohli reveals secret of improving performance

New Delhi: India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday revealed the secret of how he raises the bar every time he steps on the cricket field. Kohli recently played a brilliant innings of 82 runs off 54 balls in the one-off Twenty-20 match against Sri Lanka and also scored handsomely in the One-Day International (ODI) series […]

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Maxwell handed the reigns of Kings XI for IPL 10

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Friday announced Australian big-hitter Glenn Mxwell as the captain of the side for the upcoming 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), to be played April 5 to May 21. The 28-year-old Maxwell will take over from India’s Test opener Murali Vijay, who was named captain midway through […]

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Kalinga Lancers unveils new Jersey for Coal India HIL 2017

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers, the Bhubaneswar based hockey team promoted by Odisha Sports Development and Promotion Company (OSDPC), a joint effort of Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) and Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) today unveiled its jersey and mascot for Coal India Hockey India League 2017. The team also announced German player Moritz Feurste as the […]

Poddar to lead, 4 new faces in Odisha Ranji squad

Cuttack: Govind Poddar has retained his captaincy as selectors on Wednesday announced a 15-member Odisha squad for the first match of upcoming Ranji Trophy starting next week. While pace bowler Basant Mohanty has been selected as the vice captain of team, four new faces- Sandip Patnaik, Abinash saha, Subhranshu Senapati and Rashmi Ranjan Sahoo- have […]