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Gavaskar hails Jimmy Anderson

2015-05-03 16:14:33

England have gone one up in the three Test series after West Indies imploded from a position where they could have saved the Test to losing wickets in a heap and giving England the opportunity to race to a win. The manner in which Kraigg Brathwaite had batted at the end of the fourth day and was still there with a century against his name, meant that England had to bowl really well to give themselves ...
Chennai: Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at the top while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match here Monday.Still leading the table with six wins from nine matches, the Super Kings are coming off a 22-run defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad, ...

Gavaskar hails Jimmy Anderson

2015-05-03 16:14:33

England have gone one up in the three Test series after West Indies imploded from a position where they could have saved the Test to losing wickets in a heap and giving England the opportunity to race to a win. The manner in which Kraigg Brathwaite had batted at the end of the fourth day and was still there with a century against his name, meant that England had to bowl really well to give themselves ...
Chennai: Chennai Super Kings would seek to get back to winning ways and consolidate their position at the top while Royal Challengers Bangalore would hope to build on the momentum when they lock horns in an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match here Monday.Still leading the table with six wins from nine matches, the Super Kings are coming off a 22-run defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad, ...
MANAMA, May 1 (Reuters) - What price the position of Asian Football Confederation vice president? For India's Praful Patel, it meant ensuring more fixtures and playing opportunities for arch-rivals Pakistan. Patel was elected unopposed as the AFC VP from the seven-nation South Asia (SAFF) block in Bahrain on Thursday after Pakistan's soccer head Faisal Saleh Hayat withdrew in the final hours. With ...
Dhaka: The Indian Under-23 football team here on Monday survived a fire scare when smoke was spotted coming out from the rear side of the team bus. The team was on its way back to the team hotel from the Monday morning recovery session when the smell of something burning pervaded the bus and smoke was spotted from the rear side of the vehicle, according to an All India Football Federation (AIFF) release ...
Former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik said on Tuesday, he was proud his wife Sania Mirza had become the world's top-ranked doubles tennis player, adding it was an honour for both countries. The 28-year-old Mirza became the first Indian woman to achieve the feat after winning the Charleston title on Sunday while partnering with Swiss star Martina Hingis. "I am extremely proud and overwhelmed ...

Sania Mirza crowned World No.1

2015-04-13 14:00:00

Sania Mirza officially became the first Indian woman tennis player to be ranked world number one in doubles after WTA unveiled its latest list. The Indian ace has risen three rungs in the charts with 7660 points to dethrone Italy's Sara Errani (7640 points) The jump follows her stupendous title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis in Charleston. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss ...
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Two batting powerhouses will lock horns as Chennai Super Kings host Royal Challengers Bangalore in the return leg of an Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Monday. The Super Kings lead the points table with 12 points from nine games, while their rivals are third with nine points from eight outings. Having lost two back-to-back encounters, ...
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A preparatory camp for the Indian women's hockey core probables will commence at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from Monday and will continue till June 10. The camp is the groundwork for the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final to be played in Belgium in June. If India achieve a top-three finish in the tournament, they will qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. ...
Rio de Janeiro: Fans can begin registering for tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympics in November with prices starting at less than $20, officials said.The most expensive tickets are for the opening ceremony, where the best seats will be available for almost $2,000, reports Xinhua.Track and field, basketball and indoor volleyball have the highest single-session prices at about $515.The price is about ...
Bucharest: Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be successful, just as the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.In Bucharest for the centennial anniversary of the Romanian Olympic Committee, the IOC president said that they are expecting an excellent Olympics in Rio, an Olympics full of enthusiasm and joy of life from Brazil."Everyone is working ...
Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand won his maiden London Classic title after defeating British Grandmaster Michael Adams in the fifth and final round.Having drawn the first four games of the six-player round-robin tournament, Anand had to win to stay in contention for a podium finish and he was duly assisted by Adams who fought it out instead of going for a dull draw with white pieces.The ...
Magnus Carlsen retained the title of world champion with something to spare by winning game 11 of the match versus Viswanathan Anand. That win gave the Norwegian Grandmaster an unassailable lead of 6.5-4.5 and therefore, Game 12 will not be played.It was a tragicomic end to the match as Anand ruined a good position by being over-optimistic. The  game started quietly with yet another Berlin Defence ...
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