Exit Dhoni, enter Steve Smith: Pune makes a smart change

Published on Feb 20 2017 // Sports
Those who live by the sword must die by it too. It is a law of nature and even Mahendra Singh Dhoni isn’t exempt from this. Pune Supergiants, the team he led in IPL Season 9 last year, has asked him to step down as captain for the coming season, replacing him with Steve Smith, the world’s number...

Hyderabad Test: Bangladesh fumble after Kohli’s record double

Published on Feb 11 2017 // Sports
NEW DELHI: Teams tend to learn the hard way what it is to be up against the No. 1 Test side in the world. For India, playing Bangladesh at the moment seems nothing more than a warm-up game to prepare for the four Tests against Australia. The home team, on the back of yet another double century from Virat...

Assign administrator for India-Bangladesh match: Hyderabad High Court

Published on Feb 03 2017 // Sports
HYDERABAD: In view of the test match between India and Bangladesh scheduled to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on February 9 as well as the ongoing tussle among various groups for control over the Hyderabad Cricket Association, the high court was on Thursday urged to appoint an administrator...

Series win over England in all 3 formats memorable: Kohli

Published on Feb 02 2017 // Sports
BENGALURU: Ecstatic after India beat England in all three formats of the game in their tour of the country, captain Virat Kohli today termed the entire series as a memorable one with a lot of positives for the national cricket team going forward. “It’s a memorable series win for us, the whole...

Vinod Rai-helmed 4-member BCCI administrative panel comes under the ‘shock and awe’ category

Published on Jan 31 2017 // Sports
Is the cure worse than the disease? Only time will tell. The Supreme Court’s choice of the four-member panel for administering day-to-day affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) through its CEO Rahul Johri, is in the shock and awe category. The four — Vinod Rai, Vikram Limaye,...

India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul’s return to form in 2nd T20I sets up exciting showdown

Published on Jan 30 2017 // Sports
After two months of one-sided matches in the marathon five-match Test series, it is good to see some intense competition take place between India and England, with the limited-overs side of the latter, under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan, making the hosts fight for every run, wicket and indeed, victory. India...

Federer, Nadal clash in blockbuster Australian Open final

Published on Jan 29 2017 // Sports
MELBOURNE: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will collide in a hugely anticipated Australian Open final on Sunday after both veterans beat the odds to open a new chapter in their thrilling Grand Slam rivalry. Federer, 35, will become the oldest Grand Slam finalist in 43 years, while Nadal, 30, has defied...

Supreme Court allows Centre, BCCI to suggest names of administrators

Published on Jan 24 2017 // Sports
In a fresh twist to the ongoing case on cricket reforms, the Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Centre and embattled BCCI to suggest names for appointment in the committee of administrators to run the apex cricket body, making it clear that no one over the age of 70 years should be considered. The...

India vs England: Kedar Jadhav’s lack of power proves crucial as visitors secure surprise win

Published on Jan 23 2017 // Sports
Kedar Jadhav is blessed with remarkable temperament and a rare ability to exquisitely time his strokes. These qualities almost make up for his lack of power. Sadly, despite his commendable show against England in the third and final ODI of their ongoing tour, he could not fetch the desired win because...

Australian Open: Paes off to winning start, Sania loses in women’s doubles

Published on Jan 22 2017 // Sports
MELBOURNE: India had a mixed outing at the Australian Open as Leander Paes got off to a winning start in mixed doubles but fourth seeds Sania Mirza and her partner’s campaign in women’s doubles ended with a loss to an unseeded pair on Sunday. Veteran Paes and Switzerland’s Martina Hingis...

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