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London: England have announced a 14-man squad for the T20I series against Australia and India, with Test skipper Joe Root returning to the shortest format for the first time since September 2017. The squad also includes brothers Tom and Sam Curran, raising the possibility that they might become the first pair of brothers to play in the same England side this century. Ben and Adam Hollioake were the ...
London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced that all-rounders Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes will take no part in the limited-overs series against Australia but indicated that the latter could return in next month's T20 series with India. Woakes sustained a tear in his right quad during the second Test against Pakistan in Leeds, but an ECB statement suggested it was caused ...
Nottingham: England registered a world record total of 481 for 6 against Australia in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match here on Tuesday. Alex Hales (147 off 92) and opener Jonny Bairstow (139 off 92) plundered Australian bowlers all around the park as England bettered their previous world's highest total of 444/3 set in 2016 against Pakistan. Jason Roy (82 off 61) and Eoin Morgan ...
London: England have announced a 14-man squad for the T20I series against Australia and India, with Test skipper Joe Root returning to the shortest format for the first time since September 2017. The squad also includes brothers Tom and Sam Curran, raising the possibility that they might become the first pair of brothers to play in the same England side this century. Ben and Adam Hollioake were the ...
What a difference a month can make! This time last month, Mohamed Salah was waiting to play in a Champions League final after which he would lead his country's charge at FIFA World Cup. The world seemed to be at his feet for EPL's top scorer but unfortunately for him, everything seems to have gone horribly wrong.His time at Chelsea was forgettable but his second coming to England was turning out to ...
Mordovia (Russia): Japan rode goals from Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako to beat ten-man Colombia 2-1 in a Group H FIFA World Cup game here on Tuesday. Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Kagawa scored from the spot as early as in the sixth minute after Colombia's Carlos Sanchez handled the ball inside the area and was given the marching orders by referee Damir Skomina. Colombia equalised through ...
Leander Paes has returned to the Indian tennis squad while Rohan Bopanna has also been named for the upcoming 18th Asian Games.The 12-member squad for the prestigious event was named after All India Tennis Federation (AITA) selectors held a meeting at R.K Khanna Tennis Stadium here in the national capital earlier today.Paes, who is one of the oldest players to have ever won a Grand Slam title and has ...
Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri maiden appearance at the French Open came to an abrupt end when he crashed out of the tournament, losing to 111th-ranked Ruben Bemelmans from Belgium, 4-6,4-6, 1-6, in the men's singles match here on Monday.Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin began their Roland Garros campaign with a comfortable win over the American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances ...
What a difference a month can make! This time last month, Mohamed Salah was waiting to play in a Champions League final after which he would lead his country's charge at FIFA World Cup. The world seemed to be at his feet for EPL's top scorer but unfortunately for him, everything seems to have gone horribly wrong.His time at Chelsea was forgettable but his second coming to England was turning out to ...
[Russia], June 20 (ANI): Russia defeated Egypt with a fantastic 3-1, in a Group A fixture of the FIFA World Cup in St Petersburg, racking up their second victory in a row.Russia made a breakthrough through a sheer fluke in the 47th minute through the Egyptian captain Ahmed Fathy, who under pressure from Artem Dzyuba, took a wild swing at it and swiped it into his own net.This is the fifth own goal ...
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he ordered the downing of a "hijacked" plane that threatened 40,000 spectators who came to witness the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, the media reported.The President made the revelations on Sunday in a two-hour documentary film titled "Putin" directed by Andrey Kondrashov, a state television filmmaker, which was shared on ...
PyeongChang (South Korea): Shiva Keshavan of India finished at the 30th spot in the Singles Run 3 of the Men's Luge event at the Winter Olympics here on Sunday. Shiva, who had finished 36th in the earlier round, now has an overall standing of 31 among 40 competitors. The Indian registered a time of 48.9 seconds on Sunday, which was 1.396 seconds slower than Chris Mazder of the US who came in first. Mazder, ...
Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand has regained the World Rapid Chess Championship after defeating Russia's Vladimir Fedoseev in the tie-break play-off.Anand, a former world champion, outclassed World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the ninth round of tournament and was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds.He then defeated Fedoseev 2-0 in a two-game tie-break after a three-way tie with ...
Image Courtesy: FIDE World CupFive-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has crashed out of the Chess World Cup following a draw against Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov in the second round. Anand came into the contest having already lost the first match against the Canadian. After 31 moves, both Anand and Kovalyov settled for a draw. With that result, Anand has now lost the chance to challenge ...

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