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India vs West Indies: Lethal weapon Umesh runs riot

India vs West Indies: Lethal weapon Umesh runs riot

By Bharat Sundaresan HYDERABAD: UMESH YADAV doesn’t bowl special deliveries. Or so is the general perception. Umesh Yadav doesn’t swing or seam the ball too much. Not like Bhuvaneshwar Kumar or Mohammed Shami anyway. Or so is the perception. Umesh Yadav is quick but not consistently express like Jasprit Bumrah. Or so is the perception. On Sunday in Hyderabad, Umesh […]

Eyeing World Cup berth, underdogs India face South Korea

Eyeing World Cup berth, underdogs India face South Korea

KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian team is bracing up for one of its toughest challenges as it takes on heavyweights South Korea here Monday for a berth in the semifinals of the AFC U-16 Championship and a ticket to the next U-17 World Cup. The Indian colts, coached by Bibiano Fernandes, have qualified for the quarter-final of […]

Asia Cup 2018 scoreline: India 2, Pakistan 0

Asia Cup 2018 scoreline: India 2, Pakistan 0

By Shamik Chakrabarty DUBAI: What a difference a change of format and setting makes! Less than two weeks after suffering a 1-4 reversal in the Test series in England, India continue to make merry in familiar conditions in the Gulf. On Sunday, they treated Pakistan as if the arch rivals were some cricketing minnow. Apart from Shoaib […]

Mithali Raj hits career-best knock but India lose 3rd ODI to Sri Lanka

Mithali Raj hits career-best knock but India lose 3rd ODI to Sri Lanka

Skipper Mithali Raj’s career-best knock of 125 not out went in vain as Sri Lanka women shocked India women by three wickets in the inconsequential third and final One-day International, in Katunayake on Sunday. India had already sealed the series by winning the first two ODIs but in the 3rd match they could not defend […]

India vs England: All-rounder Jadeja shines but Cook and Root dig in as England gain upper hand

India vs England: All-rounder Jadeja shines but Cook and Root dig in as England gain upper hand

LONDON: The slow, fading light at The Oval on Sunday afternoon probably spoke a lot about India’s predicament in the fifth Test. An afternoon, that suddenly looked bright after a superb counter-attack by Ravindra Jadeja, slowly withered into a dim twilight as the English top-order stood tall. The lead of 40 tiptoed to 154 as Alastair […]

Asian Games: No gold but lot of silver linings for India in track-and-field

Asian Games: No gold but lot of silver linings for India in track-and-field

JAKARTA/PALEMBANG: Hima Das  shone the brightest with a brand new record to her name, Muhammed Anas  did enough to hold on to his status of a regional force and  won another battle of relevance on a jinx-breaking day for India at the Asian Games, It was a day when India counted the silvers, a total of five, even […]

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold medal, Twitterati cannot stop celebrating

Asian Games 2018: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold medal, Twitterati cannot stop celebrating

India’s wait for the first gold medal at Asian Games 2018 was not long as Bajrang Punia secured the yellow metal on Sunday after beating Japan’s Daichi Takatani in the 65kg category (wrestling). This is India’s third gold medal in wrestling since 1986. Punia was in a dominating mode throughout the day as he beat […]

England lord it over India at Lord’s, win by an innings and 159 runs

England lord it over India at Lord’s, win by an innings and 159 runs

England beat India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test at Lord’s. James Anderson and Stuart Broad both took four wickets each while centurion Chris Woakes took the final wicket of Ishant Sharma to end the match. England had declared with 396 runs on the board and India had to overcome a deficit of […]

PV Sindhu settles for second successive World Championships silver, loses final to rampaging Carolina Marin

PV Sindhu settles for second successive World Championships silver, loses final to rampaging Carolina Marin

P V Sindhu finished second best yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash, adding to the Indian’s tale of woes here today. The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal following a 19-21 10-21 loss to Olympic champion […]

Hockey World Cup: India women hold USA 1-1 to stay alive for quarter-finals

Hockey World Cup: India women hold USA 1-1 to stay alive for quarter-finals

NEW DELHI: India kept their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the FIH Women’s Hockey World Cup  alive on Sunday as captain Rani Rampal’s goal earned her team the all-important draw against USA to make it to the play-offs that will decide the last four quarter-finalists. India needed at least a draw in their third and last […]

Manika Batra and six other Indian TT players denied boarding Air India flight

Manika Batra and six other Indian TT players denied boarding Air India flight

NEW DELHI: India’s table tennis star Manika Batra and six other players were left stranded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after being denied boarding the Air India flight to Melbourne on Sunday. The Indian contingent, comprising 17 players, is due to participate at the ITTF World Tour Australian Open  scheduled to start from Monday. But only […]

Moved by Hima Das’s victory, says PM Narendra Modi

Moved by Hima Das’s victory, says PM Narendra Modi

Congratulating athlete Hima Das for her spectacular performance and her gold medal at the World Under-20 Athletics Championships, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted tagging her. Calling the victory an “unforgettable moment” the prime minister wrote a tweet full of emotions mentioning how moved and deeply touched he was. On Saturday morning Modi tweeted, “Unforgettable moments from @HimaDas8’s […]

Dipa Karmakar creates history, becomes first Indian to win gold in global event

Dipa Karmakar creates history, becomes first Indian to win gold in global event

Dipa Karmakar today scripted history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to clinch a gold medal at a global event, announcing in style her comeback from a career-threatening injury, at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin, Turkey. Returning to action after a lay-off of nearly two years due to a knee injury, […]

India stun Argentina 2-1, continue unbeaten run in Champions Trophy

India stun Argentina 2-1, continue unbeaten run in Champions Trophy

BREDA (Netherlands): India continued their unbeaten run in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament and surprised Olympic champions Argentina 2-1 for a second consecutive win in the 37th and last edition of the prestigious tournament on Sunday. India scored both their goals in the second quarter through Harmanpreet Singh (17th minute), who converted a penalty corner, and Mandeep Singh (28th). World […]

ICC wants harsher punishment for ball tampering

ICC wants harsher punishment for ball tampering

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council is likely to push for harsher punishment for ball tampering during its annual conference later this month. Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was charged for ball tampering in the second Test against the West Indies in St Lucia and the ICC said it is likely to push for upgrading ball tampering from a Level 2 offence […]

Brace for Sunil Chhetri as India beat Kenya to be crowned Intercontinental Cup champions

Brace for Sunil Chhetri as India beat Kenya to be crowned Intercontinental Cup champions

Sunil Chhetri walked up to Anirudh Thapa, passed on instructions, and then jogged back into the box. It was a free-kick for India on the right edge of the box with an angle too acute for a direct shot. Chhetri wouldn’t take the free-kick, leaving it for the young midfielder instead. But there was no […]

Sunil Chhetri’s century: A dream beyond his wildest dreams

Sunil Chhetri’s century: A dream beyond his wildest dreams

  MUMBAI: Sunil Chhetri remembers a certain photograph, taken on a June evening in 2005. During breakfast in the morning, the national coach Sukhwinder Singh had announced that the then 20-year-old will be making his senior India debut later that day. Against Pakistan, at the Ayub Football Stadium in Quetta, Pakistan, Chhetri lined-up with the […]

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

CHENNAI: Nine seasons, seven finals and three titles – CSK can easily be rechristened Consistent Super Kings. The consistency factor stems from the team management’s belief in sticking to the tried-and-tested formula as they made their way back to the tournament after a two-year hiatus. Their first move was to retain the talismanic MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra […]

MS Dhoni is champion because he does all sort of creative stuff: Hodge

MS Dhoni is champion because he does all sort of creative stuff: Hodge

PUNE: Everybody knows how MS Dhoni loves to surprise his opponents with his unconventional decisions. On Sunday, Kings XI Punjab coach Brad Hodge was prepared for one. But not for two. The Punjab coach said promotion of Harbhajan Singh and then Deepak Chahar in the batting order was something only Dhoni can think of. Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

India announce 15-man squad for Afghanistan Test, Ajinkya Rahane named captain

India announce 15-man squad for Afghanistan Test, Ajinkya Rahane named captain

India announced a 15-man squad for the Test match against Afghanistan which will be played from June 14-18, 2018. Ajinkya Rahane has been handed the captaincy as Virat Kohli decided to skip this match for County cricket in England. Apart from Kohli, other top stars of Indian cricket including R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar […]

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