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Virat Kohli claims top rank in ICC T20I ...

Virat Kohli claims top rank in ICC T20I rankings

There was some more good news in the offing for India’s Test captain Virat Kohli as he was declared the No 1 ranked batsmen in T20 Internationals according to ICC’s latest rankings. According to the latest rankings released by ICC this morning, Kohli has taken over from Australia’s Aaron... read more »

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan dr...

Former Pakistan cricketer Arshad Khan driving Uber cab in Sydney

NEW DELHI: How would you picture the life of a former international cricketer? Probably nurturing the upcoming generation of cricketers, commentating, working for a cricket board, running his own cricket academy, dealing with the nitty-gritties of his business or simply sunbathing in a faraway... read more »

Captain’s knock: Kohli shows matur...

Captain’s knock: Kohli shows maturity in Sri Lanka Test series win

India, pleased as they must be at the series win, should still feel a bit disappointed that the scoreline is 2-1 and not 3-0 in their favour. India lost the first Test after having dominated the match for the most part, but a stunning batting collapse saw them lose from a position of... read more »

Sports Ministry approves names for Drona...

Sports Ministry approves names for Dronacharya Award

Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Dronacharya Award this year. Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, Anoop and Naval’s names were approved on the... read more »

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India-SA WC match seen by 257 mn viewers in India

The India-South Africa tie in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was viewed by 257 million fans, according to TAM data CS4+, extrapolated to the universe using a standard conversion factor. The... read more »

World Cup 2015: Ashwin is right up there with Vett...

NAPIER: Mushtaq Ahmed was Imran Khan’s goto man in the 1992 World Cup which Pakistan won. Now, he is in charge of the Pakistani spin attack,... read more »

ICC Cricket WC 2015: Pakistan crush UAE by 129 runs

Convincing victory for Pakistan as they crush UAE by 129 runs in a Pool B encounter at Napier, New Zealand. UAE batsmen looked under immense pressure while... read more »

England not playing with fear: Stuart Broad

Hitting out at former captain Michael Vaughan, who had said England are “playing with fear”, fast bowler Stuart Broad has denied the... read more »

DD can share feed of WC matches with private cable oper...

Public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) can continue to share live feed of cricket World Cup matches with private cable operators as the Supreme Court on Friday... read more »

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Germany, Argentina dominate Golden Ball shortlist

Finalists Germany and Argentina have four and three players shortlisted respectively for the Golden Ball award given to the World Cup’s best player. Defenders Mats Hummels and Philipp Lahm,... read more »

World Cup 2014 : 26,000 police and soldiers to pro...

Some 26,000 police and soldiers will provide security Sunday for the World Cup final in Rio between Argentina and Germany, the Brazilian justice... read more »

Argentina, Germany start final tuning, Suarez loses app...

Argentina and Germany were both back at work on Thursday, secretly hatching plans for Sunday’s World Cup final as Uruguay striker Luis Suarez lost his... read more »

Klose breaks World Cup scoring record

Mirolsav Klose became the World Cup’s all-time top scorer on Tuesday scoring in Germany’s apparent rout of Brazil to take his goal tally in the... read more »

Germany impose historic 7-1 World Cup defeat on Brazil

Brazil have never suffered such a big defeat in any international tournament and never put on such a shambolic defense performance as during an 18-minute... read more »

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Paytm strikes title sponsorship deal with BCCI till 2019 for Rs 203.28 crore

One97 Communications, owners of Paytm, today acquired the title sponsorship rights for India’s domestic and international cricket matches at home for a period of four years with a... read more »

We were sick and tired of losing: Sikander Raza

Harare: “We were sick and tired of just competing against better nations and losing in the end,” said Zimbabwe’s stand-in cricket captain Sikander Raza as he lavished... read more »

Pro Kabaddi League’s Jadhav chose the sport over cricket, movies

Cricket and movies are two obsessions that Indians can never get enough of. For 21-year-old Onkar Jadhav, though, when a choice came up to pursue one of the two as a career, he chose... read more »

Sania, Paes in Wimbledon finals with partners

Sania Mirza creates history to set herself up for her first ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title while seasoned pro Leander Paes is now one win away from his 16th Major trophy as the... read more »

New Zealand thrash Indian eves in opening T20 International

The Indian women’s cricket team was hammered on all fronts as New Zealand romped to a dominating eight-wicket triumph in their first Twenty20 International today. Put in to bat after New Zealand... read more »