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Bangladesh defeat Australia by 20 runs in 1st Test

August 30, 2017

DHAKA: Bangladesh scripted history as the hosts shocked Australia by 20 runs on the fourth day of the first Test match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here on Wednesday. This was the first Test victory against Australia for the hosts and with this result Bangladesh have now taken a 1-0 lead in the two match series. From 158 for 2, Australia ...

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Ronaldo wins UEFA Player of the Year award

August 25, 2017

MONACO: Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo was named the UEFA Player of the Year here. Ronaldo, who took the award on Thursday night, helped Real win the UEFA Champions League for a second successive time last season and also won European Championships with Portugal last year. Ronaldo was shortlisted along with Juventus' Gianluigi...

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Dhoni, Bhuvi guide India to three wicket victory over Sri Lanka

August 25, 2017

PALLEKELE (SRI LANKA): Disciplined innings from former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar saw India defeating Sri Lanka by three wickets in a thrilling second One-Day International here on Thursday Chasing a revised target of 231 due to rain, India were cruising at 108 for no loss in the 16th over. But the match turned on its...

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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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