Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal announces big reward for state’s junior hockey champs

‘The players have disregarded adverse propaganda unleashed against them to rise to the occasion,’ says Badal. Punjab on Tuesday honoured the ten Punjabi members of the junior World Cup winning Indian side with deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal announcing a cash award of Rs 25 lakh each for the young players. “These players have […]

Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from Test cricket

Sri Lanka’s pace ace Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from Test cricket in order to focus his energy on shorter formats. Sri Lanka‘s pace ace Nuwan Kulasekara announces retirement from Test cricket in order to focus his energy on shorter formats. The last time he played a Test match was against England in June 2015, in […]

Sri Lanka take into Lunch 403 for 6 against England on Day 4; lead by 6 runs in 2nd Test

Dinesh Chandimal stages a comeback for Sri Lanka as they get close to let go off the trail This has been the best first session for the visitors Sri Lanka in the series as they go into Lunch with scoreboard reading 403 for 6. They are now leading by four runs and looking very comfortable. […]

ICC President Zaheer Abbas Wants BCCI to Consider Pakistan Players For IPL

Pakistan players were part of the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League but have not been invited after the Mumbai terror attacks in November 2008 The likes of Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir (centre) played in the inaugural edition of the IPL but have not participated since the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008. (Image Credit: […]

Unstoppable: Kohli looked like becoming the greatest white-ball player of all time, now he is

Source By firstpost… After you have spent the vast majority of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season rooted to the foot of the table you are perhaps used to getting a bit of a kicking from your opponents. What the Kings XI Punjab got in Bengaluru on Wednesday night was the cricketing equivalent on a knockout […]

IPL 2016: Virat Kohli set to play through pain as RCB take on KXIP in must-win game

Source By firstpost… Bengaluru: Enjoying one of the best phases in his career so far, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s inspirational leader Virat Kohli is ready to play through pain against Kings XI Punjab with multiple stitches in his split webbing in another must-win IPL encounter in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Kohli sustained a split webbing in his left […]

IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir urges Kolkata Knight Riders players to perform collectively

Source By indiatoday… Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir wants his batting, bowling and fielding departments to compliment each other on the field. Wishing not to dwell at length upon the state of wickets being provided at the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Friday said that to become […]

Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav: Who deserves to represent India in 74kg category at Rio Olympics?

Source By zeenews.india… Fighting for his case, Sushil said that the WFI should hold fresh trials to decide and send the best wrestler to the prestigious games. New Delhi: The ongoing debate over whether to send Sushil Kumar or Narsingh Yadav for the upcoming Rio Olympics in Rio is yet to reach its conclusion. While Sushil’s name was not included […]

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, IPL 2016, Match 41 at Bengaluru: Likely XI for MI

Source By cricketcountry… With just 10 points from 10 games, MI will need to find consistency in the final four matches in order to qualify for the play-offs As the tournament gets to its business end, the picture regarding top-4 teams for playoffs is getting clear. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s last night win over Rising Pune Supergiants has […]

Kolkata looks to hunt down struggling Gujarat

Source By thehindu… KKR have been in good form and with four more home matches in the offing, there’s no stopping Gautam Gambhir and Co. Thrown off the top spot after three successive losses, Gujarat Lions face the challenging task of gathering themselves and bounce back when they square off against the consistent Kolkata Knight Riders […]

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab, IPL 2016. Match 32 at Kolkata: KKR’s likely XI

Source By cricketcountry… Kolkata Knight Riders are just a win or two away from securing a place in the top four. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are currently placed at third spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) table. They are in prime position to make it to the playoffs, but they need to overcome Kings XI […]

Indian team of Deepika Kumari, L Bombayla Devi, Laxmirani Majhi shock Germany at Archery World Cup

Source By dnaindia… Earlier on Wednesday, Deepika Kumari had made a shock quarterfinal exit from the Archery World Cup. Indian women recurve team shocked top seed Germany 5-3 to set up a gold medal clash with Chinese Taipei in the first stage of Archery World Cup at the Yuanshen Stadium in Shanghai on Friday. India also […]