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Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain after the end of IPL 2021

Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain after the end of IPL 2021

Dubai: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) announced on Sunday that Virat Kohli will step down as the captain of the team after the end of IPL 2021 season. The announcement was made through a video posted by the franchise on social media, three days after Kohli said that he will be quitting as Indias ...

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Chennai bowlers put up strong show to beat Mumbai by 20 runs (ld)

Chennai bowlers put up strong show to beat Mumbai by 20 runs (ld)

Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings rode on a strong show by the bowlers to hand a 20-run defeat to defending champions Mumbai Indians in the first match of UAE leg of IPL 2021. The win now puts Chennai on top of the points table with 12 points from eight matches. This is just the second time C...

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CSK beat Mumbai in first match of UAE leg

CSK beat Mumbai in first match of UAE leg

Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings start the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 on a rousing note, beating Mumbai Indians by 20 runs here on Sunday.After setting a fighting total of 156/6 in their allotted 20 overs thanks mainly to Ruturaj Gaikwad (88 not out), Chennai came back strongly as they restrict...

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Kohli to step down as RCB skipper after 2021 season

Kohli to step down as RCB skipper after 2021 season

Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday announced that Virat Kohli will step down as RCB captain after the end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season."This will be my last IPL as captain of RCB. I'll continue to be an RCB player till I play my last IPL game. I thank all th...

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Dhoni remains permanent as Polland fifth MI skipper to toss with him

Dhoni remains permanent as Polland fifth MI skipper to toss with him

Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni had a surprise waiting for him when he walked out for the toss in the opening match of the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 on Sunday. For it was Kieron Pollard who came out for the toss as his opposite number instead of Mumbai Indias' regular skippe...

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India are a world-class batting line-up: Aus bowling coach Sawyer

India are a world-class batting line-up: Aus bowling coach Sawyer

Mackay, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia bowling coach Ben Sawyer said on Sunday that India are a world-class batting line-up, having seen a lot of their batting. He also said that the pacer selections for his team will be determined on the match-ups. On Saturday, Australia beat India by 36 runs in a warm-up...

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Ruturaj Gaikwad's unbeaten 88 powers Chennai to 156/6

Ruturaj Gaikwad's unbeaten 88 powers Chennai to 156/6

Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad carried his bat through for an unbeaten 88 to power Chennai Super Kings to a respectable 156/6 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the first match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 on Sunday. Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo chipped in with cameos to lift Chenn...

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Shiva Thapa storms into semis at Elite Men's National Boxing

Shiva Thapa storms into semis at Elite Men's National Boxing

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Five-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa made his way into the semi-finals at the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships as he defeated Railway Sports Promotion Boards (RSPB) Ankit Narwal in a thrilling quarter-final bout at the Inspire Institute of Sports ...

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Vaughan suggests moving England's Pak series to UAE

Vaughan suggests moving England's Pak series to UAE

London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has suggested a way to salvage England's upcoming tour of Pakistan, which looks in doubt after the New Zealand men's team abandoned a white-ball tour of the Asian country citing security concerns.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) i...

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Champions Gokulam Kerala and Army Red through to Durand quarters

Champions Gokulam Kerala and Army Red through to Durand quarters

Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Defending Champions Gokulam Kerala FC and the Army Red Football Team advanced from Group D, reaching the quarter-finals of the 130th Durand Cup in contrasting styles on Sunday.The Army Red team thus became the second Services team after Army Green to make it through to the tou...

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