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Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: All you need to know

It is a battle between the east and the west, as Mumbai Indians gear up for the face-off against Kolkata Knight Riders at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, on Friday. Interestingly, both KKR and MI are vying for their third Indian Premier League title, something that will establish their superiority in the decade-old tournament, as no team has won ... Read More »

MUMBAI INDIANS TO TAKE ON PUNE SUPERGIANT IN QUALIFIER 1

Mumbai Indians, who topped the points table in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will today take on Rising Pune Supergiant in what could be expected as a high-voltage Qualifier 1 here at the Wankhede Stadium. The Rohit Sharma-led side, contrary to the earlier seasons, established momentum very early in this edition and began the season with a ... Read More »

“It’s disappointing obviously, had hoped to qualify at the start of the tournament but there were some close matches in the middle which we couldn’t win. “You need eight wins to qualify in this tournament, we got seven last year, six this year and I think the close games we lost probably cost us,” Dravid said at the post-match press conference after his side’s loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 44-year-old further added that the franchise backed some of the younger Indian players because they had lost a couple of key foreign stars and did not have the kind of experience that they would have liked to. “Few of the changes were obviously forced due to injuries, sometimes you do make tactical changes as well when people are not in form, so it’s hard to assess. Each and every game was different. That’s not really an excuse.

Batting great Rahul Dravid has marked Rishabh Pant as a “very important player” for India in the near future, basing his prediction on the exemplary courage the youngster showed in overcoming a personal tragedy. A couple of days before the start of Indian Premier League, the 19-year-old Pant lost his father, but still played in Delhi Daredevils’ opening fixture. “Rishabh ... Read More »

JHULAN GOSWAMI’S FEAT `A MOMENT OF PRIDE` FOR BCCI: CK KHANNA

Praising Jhulan Goswami for becoming the leading wicket-taker in Women’s ODIs, C. K. Khanna, acting president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Wednesday said that it is a moment pride not only for women’s cricket but also for the nation’s cricket body. “It is a moment of pride not only for women’s cricket but for ... Read More »

MURRAY EXPECTS SHARAPOVA TO GET WIMBLEDON WILDCARD

While Maria Sharapova is still waiting to hear if she can play at the French Open, world number one Andy Murray has said that he expects the Russian tennis player to receive a wildcard for Wimbledon qualifying if she fails to make it through her ranking. Last month, Sharapova made a comeback on the tennis court from her 15-month doping ... Read More »

SINDHU SAILS INTO QUARTERFINALS WITH ANOTHER EASY WIN

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu of India sailed into the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championships with another clinical performance here today. The Rio Games silver winner easily notched up a 21-14, 21-15 win over unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori in the second round match that lasted just 40 minutes at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium. However, Ajay Jayaram crashed ... Read More »

PROUD MOMENT FOR INDIA, BAGS 16 MEDALS IN US OPEN KARATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Making Indians hail for the victory, India won three gold, two silver and 11 bronze medals at the US Open Karate Championship held in Las Vegas. Shaifali Agarwal, Abhishek Sengupta won a gold medal, a silver in two different individual events. India also won agold medal in the team event. The Indian team was led by Sensei Yashpal Singh Kalsi ... Read More »

Shraddha playing Saina’s role!

Biopics have always been sensational on Indian screen. Particularly, sport-biopic films like MS Dhoni-The Untold Story, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Dangal, Mary Kom were humongous at the box-office. Even, a biopic on Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar is about to release in few weeks, while Tollywood filmmaker Praveen Sattaru is working on Pullela Gopichand’s life story. And the latest one to join ... Read More »

Oh Maria! Sharapova’s return from ban kicks up dust

Even with eight of the world’s top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines at an indoor clay-court event this week. Handed a much-debated wild card, Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis at the Porsche Grand Prix on Wednesday evening, less than 24 hours after the end of her 15-month suspension for ... Read More »

Serena won Aus Open while pregnant

After winning 22 grand slams, Serena Williams, the indomitable woman of Tennis and World No.1, triumphed over her sister Venus Williams to win her 23rd grand slam and Australian Open title for 2017. But, an interesting fact behind that feat is now making rounds on Internet after Serena herself announced it on SnapChat. The star player posted a picture wherein ... Read More »

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