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Indian Women's ODI squad named for Australia series

February 27, 2018

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the women's squad for the One-Day International series against Australia next month. The three-match series, starting on March 12 in Vadodara, is part of the ICC Women's Championship (2017-2020). The ODI series will be followed by the Paytm T20I tri-series and the squad...

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MS Dhoni creates a new World record in T20

February 20, 2018

New Delhi: India's 28-run win over South Africa in the first T20I on Sunday, MS Dhoni quietly broke a world record. After he took a catch to dismiss Reeza Hendricks off Bhuvaneshwar, Dhoni created a new wicketkeeping record of having taken 134 catches in 275 T20s. The previous record was held by Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara who has 133 catches...

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Kohli stars as India outplay South Africa in sixth ODI

February 17, 2018

CENTURION: Disciplined bowling and unbeaten century by skipper Virat Kohli helped India outplay South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Supersport Park here on Friday. After a disciplined performance by the bowlers which helped India restrict South Africa to a modest 204, Kohli (129 in 96 balls), who...

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Govt. of Odisha to partner with Indian Hockey

February 15, 2018

Delhi,15th February 2018: The Govt. of Odisha today announced a first-of-its-kind association with Hockey India for the next five years. The state also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of Team India: Men’s and Women’s hockey teams. The launch was graced by the Honorable Chief Minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik along w...

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Tamil Nadu eves win national football championship

February 15, 2018

Cuttack: Tamil Nadu beat Manipur 2-1 at the Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday to lift their maiden title in the senior womens national football championship. Tamil Nadu created history by becoming champions in their first-ever final with Indumathi scoring the opener in the 3rd minute while Indrani made it 2-0 in the 40th. Ratanbala scored the lon...

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India won toss and elects to bat first

February 10, 2018

Captain Virat Kohli wins the toss and elects to bat first in the 4th ODI vs South Africa. JOHANNESBURG: India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat in the fourth one-dayer -- the Pink ODI dedicated for raising awareness about breast cancer, against South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Saturday. Already 3-0 up in the the s...

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IOC President carries Olympic flame ahead of Winter Games

February 09, 2018

SEOUL: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Friday participated in the Olympic torch relay, hours ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Bach, a former fencing champion, carried the torch on the last day of the relay, covering the route between the International Bro...

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ICC U19 World Cup: India beat Australia in final

February 03, 2018

TAURANGA (NEW ZEALAND): Prithvi Shaw’s India thrashed Australia by 8 wickets in the ICC Under 19 World Cup final on Saturday afternoon. In what was the repeat of 2012 edition, Men in Blue defeated the three-time champions at Bay Oval. India who were playing in their record sixth final have won the title for the record-fourth time, earlier bei...

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Rain interrupts India's chase in ICC U19 World Cup final

February 03, 2018

TAURANGA (NEW ZEALAND): India's chase of Australia's 216 in the final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup, was halted by rain after just four overs at the Bay Oval here on Saturday. India reached 23/0 with the openers Prithvi Shaw (10 not out off 18 balls; 4X1) and Majot Kalra (9 not out off 7; 6X1) going undivided when the umpires decided to call the c...

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1st ODI: India Won South Africa by 6 Wickets

February 02, 2018

DURBAN: An unbeaten century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday. Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3 overs to take a 1-0 lead in the six-match series. Kohli and Rahane came toget...

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