India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Live: India lose Rohit, Rahane in first over

Published on Feb 09 2016 // Sports
19:57 (IST) After 4 overs, 19/2 (Dhawan 7, Raina 4) Dhawan looks to open up. He smashes the first ball over deep mid-wicket for a huge six. No one saw that coming. Perera strikes back well to concede just three runs off the next five balls. 19:53 (IST) After 3 overs, 10/2 (Dhawan 1, Raina 3) Another...

Smith replaces Finch as captain; Nevill, Agar in Australia’s World T20 squad

Published on Feb 09 2016 // Sports
Melbourne, Feb 9 : Aaron Finch was replaced with Steve Smith as captain, while Test wicket-keeper Peter Nevill made way to Matthew Wade as Cricket Australia (CA) effected critical changes in its 15-member World T20 squad on Tuesday. “The Australian men’s T20 International squad will be led...

FIFA extends sanction for anti-doping rule violation against Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos

Published on Feb 08 2016 // Sports
Zurich, Feb 8 : The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend the sanction imposed on December 14, 2015 by the disciplinary committee of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on the Brazilian player Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos for an anti-doping rule violation...

IPL Players’ Auction: Seamers in demand, Chris Morris fetches Rs 7 cr

Published on Feb 06 2016 // Sports
IPL Players’ Auction: Seamers in demand, Chris Morris fetches Rs 7 cr
No spinners were sold as franchises focused on getting Indian bowlers and all-rounders in the second round of bidding at the IPL auction in Bengaluru on Saturday. South African all-rounder Chris Morris was the highest sold player with Delhi Daredevils buying him for Rs 7 crore. Along with Morris, Delhi...

IPL Auction 2016 Live: Yuvraj Singh Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for 7 Crores, Shane Watson Highest With 9.5 Crore

Published on Feb 06 2016 // Sports
Indian Premier League auction will see eight franchises going full throttle to pick the best combination of players. With two new franchises being part of the auction, it would be interesting to see which team makes the most smartest of buys.The 2016 Indian Premier League auction will have several top...

Sunil Gavaskar: Mohammaed Shami a risky inclusion for ICC World T20 2016

Published on Feb 05 2016 // Sports
Sunil Gavaskar: Mohammaed Shami a risky inclusion for ICC World T20 2016
New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar feels including injury-prone pacer Mohammed Shami in India‘s Tewnty20 World Cup squad is a bit of risk but the team announced has “terrific balance”. Shami was named in the squad that toured Australia but a hamstring injury meant he returned home without...

India climb a spot to 162nd in FIFA rankings

Published on Feb 04 2016 // Sports
Mumbai, Feb 4 : The Indian national football team has gained a place to be 162nd in the latest rankings released on Thursday, according to world football’s governing body FIFA. India currently have 139 points, according the list. India climbed three more spots from 166th to 163rd after winning...

Never had ring ceremony, never forced her to abort, says Sardar Singh after woman alleges sexual assault

Published on Feb 04 2016 // India, Sports
A British woman, who claims to be the fiancee of Sardar Singh, has filed a police complaint alleging that she was harassed. Under fire Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh on Thursday rubbished the allegations made by the British woman, who claimed that he, along with his brother, harassed her physically...

FIFA Confederations Cup emblem gives life to Russian dream

Published on Feb 04 2016 // Sports
Zurich, Feb 4 : The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia is now just 500 days away. To mark this special date, the key visual elements of the tournament often referred to as the Festival of Champions have been unveiled in a ceremony held in Moscow. For the first time, the Official Emblem has been...

World T20: Manish Pandey, Rahane compete for No 7 spot in India’s lineup

Published on Feb 04 2016 // Sports
When Kohli rejoins the squad for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh, at least one among the 15 selected for Lanka series will get the axe from the big-ticket event that is to follow in March-April. The clean sweep in the T20 series against Australia has lessened their dilemmas but selectors will debate whether...

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