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India thrash Japan in 4-nation hockey meet

January 17, 2018

TAURANGA (NEW ZEALAND): India got off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Hockey Tournament, notching a comfortable 6-0 win against Japan at the Blake Park here on Wednesday. Rupinder Pal Singh (7th minute), Vivek Sagar Prasad (12th, 28th), Dilpreet Singh (35th, 45th) and Harmanpreet Singh (41st) scored in India's win. ...

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Brazilian Legend Ronaldinho retires from football

January 17, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match. The 37-year-old's brother and agent Roberto Assis, confirmed the decision on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency. "He has stopped. It has ended. The deci...

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Indian Skipper Virat Kohli praises Hardik Pandya

January 09, 2018

CAPE TOWN: After the visitors lost the opening Test by 72 runs to South Africa at Newlands here, India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday underlined the importance of having big partnerships. The 29-year-old also credited the way South Africans bowled their heart out despite being reduced to three pacers, with their spearhead Dale Steyn being ruled out...

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India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI scoreboard

December 14, 2017

MOHALI: Following is the scoreboard of the second One-Day International (ODI) played between India and Sri Lanka at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. India Innings: Rohit Sharma not out 208 Shikhar Dhawan c Lahiru Thirimanne b Sachith Pathirana 68 Shreyas Iyer c (sub)C Chaturanga de Silva b Thisara Perera 88...

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Rohit Sharma records third double-ton in ODIs

December 13, 2017

MOHALI: India skipper Rohit Sharma (208 not out), who piloted India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday, became the first cricketer to score three double hundred in the One-Day International (ODI). Coming into the match, the Mumbaikar was the only batsman to have hit two double tons. At the PCA Stadium here, Sharma belted an unbeaten 1...

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Virat Kohli weds Actress Anushka Sharma in Italy, begins new innings

December 12, 2017

FLORENCE (ITALY): Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma -- India's most watched couples -- sealed their relationship with a wedding -- here amidst close family and friends on Monday. "Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you," Virat and Anu...

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India set Sri Lanka 410 to win

December 05, 2017

NEW DELHI: India declared their second innings on 246-5 to set Sri Lanka a target of 410 to win the pollution-tainted third Test in New Delhi, which saw a player vomit on Tuesday. Skipper Virat Kohli (50) called his batsmen back to the dressing room after Rohit Sharma completed his half-century in the final session of the fourth day at the smog-sh...

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Third Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 3 scorecard

December 04, 2017

NEW DELHI: Following is the scorecard of the third day's play between India and Sri Lanka in the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Monday: India: 1st Innings 536/7 Sri Lanka: 1st Innings (Overnight 131/3) Angelo Mathews c Saha b Ashwin 111 Dinesh Chandimal not out 147 Sadeera Samarawickrama c Saha b Ishant 33 Roshen Silva c...

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India post commanding 371/4 at stumps on day 1 of Kotla Test

December 02, 2017

NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka pulled back with two quick wickets as India ended the opening day at 371/4 in the third and final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Saturday. Riding on a 283-run third wicket stand between centurions Murali Vijay (155) and Virat Kohli (156 not out), India dominated most sessions of the day before chinaman Lakshan Sandakan's...

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3rd Test: India wins toss, elects to bat

December 02, 2017

NEW DELHI: India won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in the third Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Cricket Ground here on Saturday. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami replaces Umesh Yadav and opener Shikhar Dhawan comes in place of Lokesh Rahul. Sri Lanka has made three changes -- Lakshan Sandakan, Dhananjaya de Silva and debutant Ro...

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