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Team India’s biggest problem in shorter formats: Choking at the death

Team India’s biggest problem in shorter formats: Choking at the death

Team India has enjoyed a stupendous run of form in their tour of the rainbow nation so far. Not only have they thumped South Africa 5-1 in the ODI series, but also gone on to register their ninth bilateral series victory. However, as the men in blue go from strength-to-strength and keep delivering near flawless […]

‘Mahi-way’: The art, and science, of wicketkeeping

‘Mahi-way’: The art, and science, of wicketkeeping

The 18th over, as South Africa chased a revised target at the Wanderers, was eventful. That was when David Miller got two lives. That over by Yuzvendra Chahal became a major talking point of the fourth ODI. His next, however, saw a breathtaking piece of cricket, effected by MS Dhoni. The leggie once again bowled […]

India replace South Africa as top-ranked ODI side

India replace South Africa as top-ranked ODI side

India temporarily moved into top spot of ICC ODI rankings after the comprehensive win over South Africa at Centurion on Sunday. Both India and South Africa had 120 points before the start of the series but Virat Kohli-captained side were ahead on decimal points. That lead became even stronger after the win in Centurion by […]

India outclass Japan 6-0 in Four Nations opener

India outclass Japan 6-0 in Four Nations opener

India began the Four Nations Hockey Invitational Tournament in emphatic fashion by hammering Japan in the opening contest. Early goals from Rupinder Singh and debutant Vivek Sagar Prasad, who netted two, ensured that India never lost momentum and dished out a royal hammering to their Japanese counterpart. Dilpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh were the other scorers. Click here to read more… […]

2nd Test: Ngidi six-for seals series for South Africa

2nd Test: Ngidi six-for seals series for South Africa

India succumbed to another series defeat in South Africa losing the second India vs South Africa Test at SuperSports Park, Centurion by 135 runs on Wednesday. Starting the day on 35 for 3, still needing 252 more runs to win, India succumbed to 151 all out in the second innings with debutant Lungi Ngidi taking 6 for 39. Click […]

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: South African collapse leaves India target of 208

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: South African collapse leaves India target of 208

NEW DELHI: India’s fast bowlers, led by Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, have put India in the remarkable position from where they can win the series opener against South Africa in Cape Town. India’s target, following some excellent bowling from Shami, who is one shy of 100 wickets, and the debutant Bumrah, is 208 with five sessions left […]

Don’t think Ajinkya Rahane’s form is a concern: Sourav Ganguly

Don’t think Ajinkya Rahane’s form is a concern: Sourav Ganguly

PUNE: Ajinkya Rahane’s wretched form will not be a big concern for the South Africa-bound Indian team, feels former captain Sourav Ganguly. Rahane has scored only 17 runs in five innings against Sri Lanka at home but his record outside sub continent makes him a vital cog in the wheel. “No, I don’t think Ajinkya Rahane’s form […]

Jinder Mahal: WWE built character for India or a short-lived fairytale of Canadian Sikh wrestler?

Jinder Mahal: WWE built character for India or a short-lived fairytale of Canadian Sikh wrestler?

Don’t hinder Jinder’ was the best the clever minds on the internet could come up with. A snarky, faux-rallying call to poke fun at Jinder Mahal’s status as a jobber (wrestling speak for a guy whose job is to lose, and make his star opponent look mightier and more invincible than he is). And then, […]

Unprecedented scenes at Kotla as Delhi’s toxic air disrupts Test match, leaves Sri Lankans gasping

Two Sri Lankan fast bowlers left the field following breathing difficulties due to “poor air quality”, there were two stoppages of play, and the visitors didn’t have enough fit players to field in the post-lunch session — five of them entered the field wearing anti-pollution masks. Day Two of the third Test between India and […]

India Vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Reach Landmarks In India’s Massive Victory

India Vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Reach Landmarks In India’s Massive Victory

Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were among the landmarks as India notched up a massive innings and 239-run win over Sri Lanka on the 4th day of the 2nd Test at Nagpur to go ahead 1-0 in the three-match series. Sri Lanka, who had escaped with a draw in the rain-affected first Test in Kolkata, had […]

Indian-origin cricketer found guilty of indecent exposure

Indian-origin cricketer found guilty of indecent exposure

LONDON: An Indian-origin cricketer in the UK has been found guilty of indecently exposing himself to two women on a housing estate in the East Midlands region. Shiv Thakor, an all-rounder with the Derbyshire County Cricket Club and a former England captain of the Under-19 team, was labelled as “Shifty Shiv” by one of the victims after […]

India Vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Preview: India Would Be Keen To Keep Purple Streak Alive

India Vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Preview: India Would Be Keen To Keep Purple Streak Alive

India have been in sensational form over the past year or so and captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri would be very keen to ensure that the purple streak continues against Sri Lanka as the two sides step up their preparations for the 1st Test, to be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata from […]

WWE Signs First Female Middle Eastern and Indian Wrestlers

WWE Signs First Female Middle Eastern and Indian Wrestlers

STAMFORD, CT: World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, the American publicly traded, privately held entertainment company recently announced in mid-October that it has signed up the first women wrestlers from India and the Middle East. WWE deals primarily in professional wrestling but also has film, music, video games, product licensing and direct product sales. Founded in 1952 […]

Some Tried To Create A Rift Between MS Dhoni And Me: Virat Kohli

Some Tried To Create A Rift Between MS Dhoni And Me: Virat Kohli

Their bonding has become stronger with the passage of time and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is proud of the fact that no external force has been able to affect his friendship with predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni. “A lot of people try to plug in stories of rift between us. The best part is neither he reads […]

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India vs New Zealand: Hosts Canter To 53-Run Win In Ashish Nehra’s Farewell Match

India on Wednesday gave a fitting farewell gift to Ashish Nehra by outclassing New Zealand by 53 runs in the first Twenty20 match at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. The hosts also recorded their first ever T20 win against Kiwis in six outings. Riding on Shikhar Dhawan (80)  and Rohit Sharma’s (80) blazing innings and […]

Katy Premier League (KPL) – Charity Thru Sports

Katy Premier League (KPL) – Charity Thru Sports

By Sankar Tangirala HOUSTON:  It all started when a good friend of ours was going through a challenging period and was fighting for his life due to cancer. He never let his spirits down even though he was going through a tough phase. We then conducted the First KPL in 2012 and collected proceeds for […]

India vs New Zealand: Dean Jones Tries To Downplay Virat Kohli Milestone, Gets Trolled

India vs New Zealand: Dean Jones Tries To Downplay Virat Kohli Milestone, Gets Trolled

Dean Jones seems to get a kick from riling up Indian cricket fans and the former Australian batsman was once again up to his mischief following the first One-Day International between India and New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. India skipper Virat Kohli completed a few milestones on the day, one of which was that […]

TCC Taped Ball Tournament Fall 2017: R2CC Winners, Cougars Runners up

TCC Taped Ball Tournament Fall 2017: R2CC Winners, Cougars Runners up

HOUSTON: Right to Cricket Club (R2CC) won their 2nd TCC championship trophy thereby maintaining their clean record in the finals by defeating Cougars by 41 runs to be crowned as Champions of TCC Taped Ball Tournament Fall 2017 which comprised of 26 teams. This final was a match between two well matched teams with Cougars […]

Steve Smith Outguns Virat Kohli, When It Comes To Captains’ Earnings

Steve Smith Outguns Virat Kohli, When It Comes To Captains’ Earnings

Australian captain Steve Smith will earn more this year than all other international captains, including India’s Virat Kohli. According to a detailed report published by ESPNCricinfo, the highest-earning captain in international cricket in 2017 makes nearly 20 times more than the lowest-earning captain. Smith will earn a whopping US$1.469 million this year compared to Kohli’s approximately $1 million […]

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India Outclass Pakistan To Finish Top Of Pool A

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India Outclass Pakistan To Finish Top Of Pool A

India continued their brilliant form in the Asia Cup Hockey 2017 tournament as the Men In Blue defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in their Pool A match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. Chinglensana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (44th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored for India. By virtue of this win, India finished […]

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