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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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KP reveals has received offers from English counties to keep aliv...

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has kept alive the talks of his possible return to the national side after he revealed that he has received offers this week from a number of English... read more »

World Cup: Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Vira...

Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli’s abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today tried to diffuse... read more »

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... read more »

World Cup 2015: Ashwin is right up there with Vettori, ...

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, trying to... 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 »

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Dunga tipped to return as Brazil coach

Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning captain Dunga has emerged as a favourite to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach of the Selecao. The 50-year-old is in talks with the country’s top football... read more »

England drop in Fifa world rankings to 20th

The drop of 10 places following a poor World Cup means they are behind Bosnia-Hercegovina, Costa Rica and the USA. Spain have gone from top to... read more »

Luiz Felipe Scolari: Brazil coach ‘resigns’...

Scolari, 65, won the tournament in 2002 but his side could only finish fourth when hosting this year’s event. His team were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in... read more »

Tears, cheers in Argentina

Buenos Aires – Argentines reacted with tears, cheers and violence after the dream of a third World Cup title slipped through their fingers Sunday, as... read more »

FIFA 2014 :Huge Success for Brazil, But Not on the Fiel...

RIO DE JANEIRO — When Mario Götze settled a crossing pass with his chest and volleyed a goal that won the World Cup, German fans roared in ecstatic... read more »

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No WAGs in Sri Lanka, BCCI reportedly tells Indian players

Looks like the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned WAGs (wives and girlfriends) from accompanying players to the Sri Lanka tour starting in August. “Most of the... read more »

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 two Indian... read more »