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Rajkot: India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan will not take the field against Australia in the second ODI at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.Dhawan who played a knock of 96 runs off 90 balls got hit on the rib-cage on his right side while batting. Yuzvendra Chahal took the field for Dhawan as a substitute."Update: Shikhar Dhawan got hit on the rib-cage on his right side. He will ...
Manish Pandey's one-handed blinder at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot gave India their first wicket of the series against Australia on Friday. Chasing 341, David Warner, who blasted a century in the first ODI in Wankhede, tried to score back-to-back boundaries off Mohammed Shami in the fourth over. Something special was needed to dismiss a player in such form and Pandey's catch ...
Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): India batsman KL Rahul, who played a knock of 80 runs off 52 balls, on Friday said it is a "blessing" to perform a new role in each game for the side."Coming up to every game and having a new responsibility and a new role is also a blessing. I don't think a lot of batsmen get that. I'm enjoying my batting wherever I get to bat. I just want to put up the performances ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) condoled the demise of former India all-rounder Rameshchandra Gangaram 'Bapu' Nadkarni, who died at 86 at his daughter's residence in Mumbai on Friday.Nadkarni represented India in 41 Test matches and later served as a member of the National Selection Committee and also as the Jt Hon. Secretary of Mumbai Cricket ...
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Mumbai City gave their top-four probability a massive boost with a 2-0 win over Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.Defensive mistakes cost Bengaluru and helped Mumbai's cause as Modou Sougou (13') took advantage of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's error to give his team the lead. A poor header by Harmanjot Khabra back to his keeper ...
New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee on Friday served a show-cause notice to the head coaches of ATK and Kerala Blasters FC -- Antonio Lopez Habas and Eelco Schattorie respectively -- along with the goalkeeping coach of ATK Angel Pindado.AIFF issued the show-cause notice seeking an explanation for misconduct during the Indian Super League (ISL) ...
Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Friday failed to qualify for the main draw of the Australian Open men's singles event after losing in straight sets to Ernests Gulbis of Latvia in the final round of the qualifiers.India's top-ranked player Prajnesh, who is also World 122 and seeded 17th in the qualifiers, went own 6-7 (2), 2-6 to Gulbis in his final round qualifying tie. India's campaign ...
Hobart: Former World No.1 Sania Mirza continued her dream comeback to the WTA circuit when on Friday she entered the women's doubles final at the ongoing Hobart International.Mirza, back from a two-year absence from the tour after having her baby, paired with Ukraine's Nadiia Kichenok to win their semi-final clash over Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic and Slovenia's Tamara Zidansek, 7-6(3), 6-2, ...
Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): India batsman KL Rahul, who played a knock of 80 runs off 52 balls, on Friday said it is a "blessing" to perform a new role in each game for the side."Coming up to every game and having a new responsibility and a new role is also a blessing. I don't think a lot of batsmen get that. I'm enjoying my batting wherever I get to bat. I just want to put up the performances ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) condoled the demise of former India all-rounder Rameshchandra Gangaram 'Bapu' Nadkarni, who died at 86 at his daughter's residence in Mumbai on Friday.Nadkarni represented India in 41 Test matches and later served as a member of the National Selection Committee and also as the Jt Hon. Secretary of Mumbai Cricket ...
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, ...
Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has retained his World Chess Championship title after defeating America's Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in a tie-break contest.The challenge proved to be one of the most difficult ones for the reigning world champion as both the players played 12 draw matches leading them to the tie-breaker. A 20-day long event tested the nerves of the players but in the end, it was Carlsen ...
Kolkata: Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand saved his best for the last to clinch the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament by getting past overnight leader Hikaru Nakamura in the playoff here on Wednesday. The 48-year-old five-time world champion, who was fourth after the first leg, secured six wins and three draws in the final nine rounds to draw level with the world number three ...

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