New Delhi: The ICC Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU)’s co-ordinator of investigations Steve Richardson on Thursday reached Pune to probe the alleged pitch-fixing controversy, involving ousted curator Pandurang Salgaonkar. In a sting operation, Salgaonkar, a former Maharashtra pacer, was seen talking to two reporters of the India Today news channel, who posed as bookies, and also allowing them access to the match pitch. ... Read More »
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Basel, Switzerland: Roger Federer said he wasn’t sad to see fellow Swiss legend Martina Hingis announce her retirement, crediting her with helping him become a record-breaking Grand Slam champion. Hingis, 37, called time on her career, which spanned three decades, for a third time on Thursday. Federer, who won the 2001 Hopman Cup alongside Hingis, said he heard at the start of the year ... Read More »
Prannoy beat Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 21-11 21-12 to set up a clash with 2016 Australian Open finalist Jeon Hyeok-jin of Korea.
Paris: Indian shuttler H S Prannoy dumped Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in straight games to progress to the men’s singles quarterfinals of the French Open Super Series here. Prannoy, who regained his career-best ranking of World No 12 that he had achieved in June two years ago, took just 31 minutes to see off Vittinghus 21-11 21-12 to set up a clash with 2016 ... Read More »
New Delhi: In a list released by Forbes, Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli has moved ahead of FC Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi in the list of most valuable brands among athletes. The 28-year-old Indian star player is placed at the seventh spot with a brand value of $14.5 million, compared to Messi’s $13.5 million. American golf legend Tiger Woods is placed one spot above ... Read More »
The Border-Gavasker Trophy earlier this year, was won won by Virat Kohli and co, as they clinched the series 2-1.
Mumbai: Australia captain Steve Smith has reopened the DRS controversy that arose during the India-Australia Test series earlier this year, stating that Team India captain Virat Kohli’s claims were nothing but ‘rubbish’. Virat Kohli, earlier this year, had claimed about a systemic DRS abuse by Australia during the Test series between the two teams. Also, during a press conference at the ... Read More »
Pune: New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner said losing three early wickets put his team under pressure and they ended up posting a below par total against India in the second one-dayer here. India pace duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah wreaked havoc on the Kiwi top order removing openers Martin Guptill, Colin Munro and one down skipper Kane Williamson cheaply inside the first 10 overs. “Obviously ... Read More »
The Dhoni magic moments were caught and heard on stump mic during the 2nd India vs New Zealand ODI in Pune.
Cheeku, do-teen jan ko idhar chhod de (Virat, keep 2-3 fielders here)” stump mic caught MS Dhoni advising Team India skipper Virat Kohli as Kedar Jadhav bowled during the second India versus New Zealand ODI here on Wednesday. Former India captain, Dhoni, who has been a vital cog in the Kohli-led Indian unit was chirpy as he was seen encouraging and lauding the part-time off-spinner, who ... Read More »
Patna Pirates set their date with Bengal Warriors in the second qualifier after defeating Puneri Paltan 42-32 in the third Eliminator of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI Stadium here on Tuesday. The twist was stored for the dying stages of the match when defending champions Patna made a stunning comeback, scoring 18 points in the last six ... Read More »
Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu combined to give India their first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final here, clinching the top honours in the 10m air pistol mixed team event on the opening day of competitions. Rai, a Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist, and Sidhu, also a former Commonwealth Games gold-winner, picked up their third gold together in ... Read More »
Indian men’s hockey team on Sunday continued scintillating performance as they registered convincing 2-1 win over Malaysia in the Hero Asia Cup Hockey finals here at the Hockey Stadium” Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium. Goals by Ramandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay helped India to lift Hero Asia Cup 2017. This is the third time that India have won the Asia ... Read More »