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Nehra announces he will retire on November 1

October 12, 2017

HYDERABAD: Veteran India pacer Ashish Nehra on Thursday said he will call an end to his cricket career after the first Twenty20 International (T20I) against New Zealand at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on November 1. "I have spoken to the team management and the selection committee (about retiring). The game against New Zealand is in Delhi so you ...

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'WWE hasn't provided right guidance to Indians'

October 08, 2017

NEW DELHI: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) admits that it has not provided proper guidance to Indian players but this is changing for the better, its Executive Vice President for Talent, Live Events and Creativity, Paul Michael Levesque, better known by his ring name Triple H, has said. The Great Khali and Jinder Mahal are the only wrestlers w...

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Dhawan, Kohli guide India to 9 wickets victory

October 08, 2017

RANCHI: India rode on opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli's brilliant knock to score 49/1 (D/L method) against Australia in the rain-marred match to register a nine wicket victory in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Saturday. India thus took a 1-0 lead in the three-ma...

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India elects to bowl first in 1st T20I

October 07, 2017

RANCHI: India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl first against Australia in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Saturday. India have replaced Axar Patel with left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav. Among the batsmen, Shikhar Dhawan has replaced Ajinkya Rahane at the top of the o...

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Injured Smith ruled out of T20I series; Warner to lead Oz

October 07, 2017

RANCHI: In a deadly blow to Australia's prospects in the T20I series against India, skipper Steve Smith was ruled out with a shoulder problem and his deputy David Warner will lead the tourists in the three-match rubber starting here on Saturday. All-rounder Marcus Stoinis will replace Smith in the T20 squad. According to a Cricket Australia state...

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My biopic will inspire young girls: Mithali Raj Confident

September 26, 2017

MUMBAI: The life story of Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women’s cricket team, will now be told through a Bollywood biopic, Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced on Tuesday. She hopes it inspires young girls to explore sports as a career. The rights for the biopic of the cricket star have been acquired by the studio which has backed content...

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India Beat Australia To Win Series

September 24, 2017

INDORE: India rode on a strong batting performance to defeat Australia by five wickets in their third One-Day International (ODI) at the Holkar Stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 294 runs, India crossed the line in 47.5 overs. India thus took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. With this win, India skipper Virat Kohli has ...

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India vs Australia first ODI scoreboard

September 17, 2017

CHENNAI: Following is the scoreboard between India and Australia in the first One Day International (ODI) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. India: Ajinkya Rahane c Mathew Wade b Nathan Coulter-Nile 51 Rohit Sharma c Nathan Coulter-Nile b Marcus Stoinis 28 Virat Kohli c Glenn Maxwell b Nathan Coulter-Nile 0 Manish Pandey c ...

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IND VS AUS: India beat Australia by 26 runs

September 17, 2017

CHENNAI: India rode on Hardik Pandya’s all-round brilliance to thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday. After guiding India to safety with a career-best 83 off 66 balls, the 23-year-old Pandya starred with th...

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