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SLCC Crowned as TCC Winter 2018 Champions, Gladiators Runners Up

SLCC Crowned as TCC Winter 2018 Champions, Gladiators Runners Up

HOUSTON: Sri Lankan Cricket Club (SLCC) and Gladiators squared off in a back to back final on 9th March 2019 and it resulted in SLCC winning by 22 runs and being crowned as TCC Taped Ball Winter 2018 Champions. This was their 3rd championship win in their 8th final. For Gladiators, this was their 7th […]

AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri scores brace as India start campaign with 4-1 win over Thailand

AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri scores brace as India start campaign with 4-1 win over Thailand

ABU DHABI: Indian football’s goal machine Sunil Chhetri  struck a brace to help the country stunningly outplay Thailand 4-1 and record its first victory in the Asian Cup since 1964 on a historic night here on Sunday. Playing in his second Asian Cup and 105th match, Chhetri scored in the 27th (penalty) and 46th minutes […]

2-1 up in Australia Test series, Team India’s new year party gets going two days early

2-1 up in Australia Test series, Team India’s new year party gets going two days early

Amidst all the joyous chaos, Cheteshwar Pujara and Jasprit Bumrah, the chief protagonists of the 137-run victory over Australia in the third Test that took India 2-1 to the final game in Sydney, scrambled to collect souvenir stumps. MELBOURNE: When the decisive blow arrived — Ishant Sharma getting Nathan Lyon to top-edge a catch — the entire […]

India vs Australia, 3rd T20I: Virat Kohli, Krunal Pandya power India to series-levelling win

India vs Australia, 3rd T20I: Virat Kohli, Krunal Pandya power India to series-levelling win

India captain Virat Kohli hit the winning runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground as India beat Australia by six wickets in the third and final T20I on Sunday. Chasing a tricky target of 165, Kohli remained unbeaten on 61 while Shikhar Dhawan made 41. D’Arcy Short (33) was the top-scorer for Australia, while Krunal Pandya picked […]

India vs Australia: Top five T20I scores in Australia

India vs Australia: Top five T20I scores in Australia

By Manish Kumar NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Twenty20 International series between India and Australia, here’s a look at the five highest scores in the shortest format on Australian soil in matches played between India and Australia:   Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

ICC Women’s World T20: Mithali Raj guides India to 7-wicket win over Pakistan

ICC Women’s World T20: Mithali Raj guides India to 7-wicket win over Pakistan

PROVIDENCE (Guyana): Veteran Mithali Raj smashed a aggressive half-century to guide India to an easy 7-wicket victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20  on Sunday. Mithali anchored the Indian run chase with a 47-ball 56 which she made with the help of seven fours in the Group B match which was marred by unprecedented docking […]

1st T20I: India beat West Indies by five wickets, take 1-0 lead

1st T20I: India beat West Indies by five wickets, take 1-0 lead

KOLKATA: India ended a four-match winless run against the West Indies with a five-wicket victory that came on the back of debutant Krunal Pandya’s flourish and Dinesh Karthik’s poise on Sunday. This was India’s first win against the World T20 champions since 2014, spanning five matches.   Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Pakistan sweep Australia 3-0 in T20 series

Pakistan sweep Australia 3-0 in T20 series

DUBAI: Top-ranked Pakistan put in another clinical performance to beat Australia by 33 runs in the third and final Twenty20 match and completed a 3-0 series sweep on Sunday. Australia finished their disappointing tour without a win as they also lost the Test series 1-0 after narrowly escaping with a draw in the first Test.   […]

India vs Pakistan: Manpreet Singh’s splendid solo goal inspires India’s win

India vs Pakistan: Manpreet Singh’s splendid solo goal inspires India’s win

Captain Manpreet Singh covered a little more than 50 yards and beat seven Pakistani players to score a breathtaking solo goal that triggered India’s comeback in the round-robin match of the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat on Saturday. Muhammad Irfan Junior had given Pakistan a surprise lead in the first minute and it stayed like […]

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 […]

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