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India’s Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship

India’s Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship

CHENNAI: India’s R Vaishali won the women’s title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China, on Sunday. She was at her best in the Blitz event and won seven games and posted two draws in the nine-round event. Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir knocks power Kolkata Knight Riders to 7-wicket win

Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir knocks power Kolkata Knight Riders to 7-wicket win

Kolkata Knight Riders maintained their winning record at the MCA Stadium on Wednesday after romping to their straight sixth victory here with a seven-wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiant. Kolkata Knight Riders began the second half of IPL-10 in a thumping fashion, which was similar to their opening clash 10-wicket win over Gujarat Lions. Skipper […]

‘Disgraceful,’ Says Furious Virat Kohli After Worst Batting Show In IPL History

‘Disgraceful,’ Says Furious Virat Kohli After Worst Batting Show In IPL History

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli minced no words on Sunday as he dissected his side’s performance against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League tie at the Eden Gardens. Speaking about the visitors’ abject display, Kohli termed the batting performance as reckless and unacceptable. RCB were all out for 49, the lowest ever […]

IPL 2017: SRH seek to put campaign back on track against KXIP

IPL 2017: SRH seek to put campaign back on track against KXIP

With back-to-back losses denting their confidence, defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to put their campaign back on track when they take on Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League (IPL) in Hyderabad on Monday. The Sunrisers had a perfect start this season by winning their first two games — against Royal Challengers Bangalore […]

Cricket: India House Premier League Finals

Cricket: India House Premier League Finals

By Ravi Ozarker HOUSTON: What a final! Fans witnessed a keenly fought cricket match at India House Cricket Ground between two strong contenders, Cliff Jumpers Cricket Club (CJCC) and WOM Cricket Club (WOMCC) CJCC batted first and scored 160 runs in 20 overs which is considered a very good score going by the past records […]

Sachin Tendulkar’s New Documentary To Be Released On April 23

Sachin Tendulkar’s New Documentary To Be Released On April 23

A new documentary film based on cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s life will be released on the eve of his 44th birthday. The film will showcase his eventful career that culminated with winning the World Cup in 2011. Titled ‘Little Master’, the film will be aired on Sony ESPN on April 23. Documenting the historic win of […]

TCC Taped Ball Winter 2016 Tournament: ECC Winners, Gladiators Runners Up

TCC Taped Ball Winter 2016 Tournament: ECC Winners, Gladiators Runners Up

HOUSTON: ECC won the TCC taped Ball Winter 2016 tournament by defeating Gladiators by 13 runs in a keenly contested final between 6-time finalist and 3 time winners ECC and 6 time finalists and 2-time winner Gladiators. With this win ECC claimed its 4th and 2nd consecutive title. On a slightly overcast Saturday morning with […]

Michael Clarke Defends Virat Kohli, Says Australian Media Trying To Tarnish Image

Michael Clarke Defends Virat Kohli, Says Australian Media Trying To Tarnish Image

Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke has defended Virat Kohli, saying that two or three Australian journalists are trying to tarnish the Indian skipper’s image. Clarke, who led Australia to the 2015 World Cup title at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, has said that Kohli should not ‘bothered’ by a couple of Australian journalists. Australia’s ‘Daily Telegraph’ […]

India Vs Australia: Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh Defy Hosts As Ranchi Test Ends In Draw

India Vs Australia: Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh Defy Hosts As Ranchi Test Ends In Draw

A superb 124-run fifth-wicket partnership between Shaun Marsh and Peter Handscomb ensured that the 3rd Test between India and Australia ended in a draw. The hosts failed to drive home the advantage they got in the initial stages of the Australian innings and were found way short when it came to running through the visitors’ […]

India Vs Australia: Virat Kohli Gets Support From Matthew Hayden On Ian Healy’s Remarks

India Vs Australia: Virat Kohli Gets Support From Matthew Hayden On Ian Healy’s Remarks

The ongoing India-Australia series has made global headlines not just for the battle on the pitch but off it as well. From Harbhajan Singh’s comments ahead of the 1st Test to the ‘brain fade’ row in the 2nd, there has never been a dull moment so far. Both camps have traded several verbal blows in […]

Virender Sehwag Takes Cheeky Dig At MS Dhoni During Pune Test

Virender Sehwag Takes Cheeky Dig At MS Dhoni During Pune Test

Virender Sehwag, in his post retirement avatar, has retained all the qualities that made him one of the most entertaining batsmen to watch. Carefree and fearless, Viru has grabbed the attention of fans, be it on social media or in the commentary box. The former India opener is everywhere, including featuring in his own chat […]

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke says pace will play its part vs Kohli & Co.

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke says pace will play its part vs Kohli & Co.

Australia have prepared for a spin onslaught in the Test series against India but former captain Michael Clarke feels that their fast bowlers, especially Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood, still have a major role to play. “Australia is predicting that spin is going to play a huge role. But I still think the quicks have […]

India beat Pakistan by nine-wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup

India beat Pakistan by nine-wickets to win T20 Blind World Cup

India successfully defended their title in the T20 Blind World Cup on Sunday at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore by beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final by nine wickets. Incidentally, in the previous and only edition of the T20 World Cup for the visually impaired, Pakistan had been on the losing end then too. Both teams came […]

Virat Kohli’s 204, Wriddhiman Saha’s ton puts India in command vs Bangladesh

Virat Kohli’s 204, Wriddhiman Saha’s ton puts India in command vs Bangladesh

India skipper Virat Kohli created a record on Friday by becoming the first batsman to notch up four double centuries in four successive series. His 204-run effort helped him surpass the record of Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid who made three doubles in three series. It also powered India to 687/6 on the second day […]

Cricket 2017 Kicks Off!

Cricket 2017 Kicks Off!

HOUSTON: With the warmer than usual Winter, youth cricket season in Greater Houston area has started off with all 4 clubs conducting their opening day in January. These clubs are KYC & ECC in Katy Area, NWCC in North West Houston and SLYCC in greater Southwest Houston areas. More than fifty children under the age […]

Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig duo enters Australian Open mixed doubles final in style

Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig duo enters Australian Open mixed doubles final in style

Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig sailed into the final of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open 2017on Friday as they edged past the Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and Sam Groth 6-4, 2-6, (10-5). Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig will now face American-Colombian duo Abigail Spears and Juan Sebastian Cabal in […]

Sania Mirza and Dodig edge out Rohan Bopanna-Dabrowski, enter semifinals

Sania Mirza and Dodig edge out Rohan Bopanna-Dabrowski, enter semifinals

Sania Mirza and partner Ivan Dodig, the second seeds, fought off a stiff challenge from the unseeded pair of Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada, winning the match in tie-break to enter the mixed doubles quarterfinals of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Wednesday. Sania Mirza and Dodig won the match 6-4, 3-6, 12-10 […]

Virat Kohli’s Faith Kept Me From Retiring, Says Yuvraj Singh

Virat Kohli’s Faith Kept Me From Retiring, Says Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh revealed post his match-winning knock on Thursday that he could have retired from the game had skipper Virat Kohli not shown faith in him. The southpaw smashed a career-best 150 to power India to a formidable score of 381/6 after the team was reeling at 25/3. A 256-run partnership with veteran Mahendra Singh […]

David Warner’s Whirlwind Century Not Fast Enough To Beat Virender Sehwag

David Warner’s Whirlwind Century Not Fast Enough To Beat Virender Sehwag

David Warner on Tuesday played one of the finest knocks in recent times as he flayed the Pakistani attack to register his 18th Test century on Day One of the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The 30-year-old brought up his hundred off 78 balls with 17 fours. In doing so, the explosive opening […]

5th Test: Ravindra Jadeja’s Seven Seals 4-0 Series Win For India Vs England

5th Test: Ravindra Jadeja’s Seven Seals 4-0 Series Win For India Vs England

Ravindra Jadeja claimed seven wickets to help India beat England by an innings and 75 runs in the fifth and final Test in Chennai on Tuesday. The thrilling win at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium meant that Virat Kohli’s men become the first Indian team to go unbeaten in 18 matches. The left-arm spinner ended with […]

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