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India thrash Sri Lanka in third Test

August 14, 2017

KANDY (SRI LANKA): India thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs on the third day of the third and final Test match to sweep the series 3-0 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Monday. Chasing the first innings deficit of 352 runs, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 181 in the second innings. For India, off-spinner Ravichandran...

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Never stop trying, Usain Bolt tells younger generation

August 14, 2017

LONDON: Iconic Usain Bolt hopes the younger generation can receive a message from his legendary experience -- anything is possible if one works hard. Retiring Jamaican "lightning" Bolt put on one last appearance on Sunday, the final day of the London World Championships as the 100 metre and 200 metre world record holder went on a lap of honour in ...

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India vs Sri Lanka: Scoreboard at stumps on Day 2 of 3rd Test

August 14, 2017

KANDY: The following is the scoreboard at the end of the second day's play in the third and final cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday: India 1st Innings -- Shikhar Dhawan c Chandimal b Pushpakumara 119 Lokesh Rahul c Karunaratne b Pushpakumara 85 Cheteshwar Pujara c Mathews b S...

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India vs Sri Lanka: Scoreboard at stumps on Day 1 of 3rd Test

August 12, 2017

KANDY: Scoreboard at the end of the opening day's play in the third and final cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday. India 1st Innings Shikhar Dhawan c Chandimal b Pushpakumara 119 Lokesh Rahul c Karunaratne b Pushpakumara 85 Cheteshwar Pujara c Mathews b Sandakan 8 Virat Kohl...

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Third Test: India win toss, opt to bat vs Sri Lanka

August 12, 2017

KANDY (SRI LANKA): India won the toss and opted to bat in the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday. The visitors already 2-0 up in the series, brought in chinaman Kuldeep Yadav in place of all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who was banned for one match for breach of conduct. On the other hand, the hosts made three changes by ...

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VIVO Pro Kabaddi: Tamil Thalaivas beat Bengaluru Bulls

August 11, 2017

Tamil Thalaivas recorded their maiden victory in Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 5 as they beat Bengaluru Bulls 29-24. Rohit Kumar scored 12 points for Bengaluru Bulls but it was in vain. It was a solid all-round team performance by Tamil Thalaivas which laid the foundation of their win. Prapanjan scored six raid points where Amit Hooda contributed ...

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Sindhu takes charge as Deputy Collector in Andhra

August 09, 2017

AMARAVATI: Ace shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday assumed office as a Deputy Collector in Andhra Pradesh. The Olympics badminton silver medallist took charge in the state secretariat at Gollapudi here. Accompanied by her parents, she reached the office of Chief Commissioner of Land Administration (CCLA) and assumed the charge. She reported to CCL...

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Kerala High Court lifts life ban on Sreesanth

August 07, 2017

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the life ban imposed by the BCCI on Indian pacer S. Sreesanth. ...

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U Mumba edge Haryana Steelers 29-28

July 31, 2017

In a thrilling encounter U Mumba showed their might and experience as they beat Haryana Steelers 29-28. Kashiling Adake scored seven points whereas skipper Anup Kumar led from the front to lead his team to victory. Both teams traded raid points in the first minute to level the match at 1-1. Kashiling Adake scored with a two-point raid in the fourt...

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PM Modi greets Indian women cricketers

July 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday interacted with the players and officials of the Indian womens cricket team that recently emerged runners-up in the women's cricket World Cup. Players said that this was the first time that they had seen a Prime Minister tweet for the women's cricket team. Team members said that they felt proud, ...

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