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  • India retain No.1 Test spot post MCG win over Australia

    30 December, 2018 2:04 PM 141

    Australia, on the other hand, have finished the year at the fifth spot in rankings with 102 points. India have regained the number one spot in the year-end International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Rankings after taking an unassailable 2-1 lead in the ongoing four-match series against Australia. The Virat Kohli-led side maintained their numero-uno

  • Cameron Bancroft fails with bat on return from ball-tampering ban

    30 December, 2018 10:59 AM 140

    Australian batsman Cameron Bancroft`s return from a ball-tampering ban proved to be short lived after he was dismissed for just two runs for the Perth Scorchers in the domestic `Big Bash` Twenty20 competition at Launceston on Sunday. Bancroft was banned from international, state and Big Bash cricket for nine months by Cricket Australia for his role in the massive

  • EPL: Locadia strike gives Brighton 1-0 win over unlucky Everton

    30 December, 2018 2:18 AM 138

    The home side took the lead in bizarre fashion as a Pascal Gross corner struck Everton midfielder Andre Gomes, with the ball dropping to Locadia who swivelled before smashing it home.  Brighton & Hove Albion`s Dutch striker Jurgen Locadia pounced just before the hour as they carved out a 1-0 home win against an unlucky Everton side who hit the woodwork

  • Awadhe Warriors' Beiwen Zhang stuns PV Sindhu in PBL4

    29 December, 2018 7:00 PM 137

    World No. 10 Beiwen Zhang stunned Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu in the women's singles event as Awadhe Warriors took an unassailable 4-0 lead over Hyderabad Hunters in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad on Friday. In a high-profile encounter between the two top 10 women's singles players, Sindhu squandered

  • PBL 4: Ivanov-Shetty, Kjaersfeldt guide Pune 7 Aces to first win

    29 December, 2018 5:06 PM 123

    The Pune charge was led by Russia's Vladimir Ivanov and Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt -- each of whom brought home a couple of wins to help the Season 4 debutants get their first ever victory. Pune 7 Aces started their home leg with a 4-3 win over two-time runners-up Mumbai Rockets in a riveting tie that went down to the wire at the Premier Badminton League

  • Virat Kohli out for duck for eighth time in Test career

    28 December, 2018 10:06 AM 134

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli was dismissed for a duck for the eighth time in his Test career when he was caught by Pat Cummins during day three of the third Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. The 30-year-old, who scored a patient 82 in the first innings of the Boxing Day Test, came in to bat at No.4 after India lost opener

  • Jasprit Bumrah snaps India's 39-year-old record at MCG Test

    28 December, 2018 7:38 AM 135

    Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has added yet another feather on his cap as he snapped a 39-year-old Indian record held by Dileep Doshi during the third Test of the four-match series against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Friday. The 25-year-old pacer headed into the third day of the Boxing Day Test against the Tim Paine-led side just three

  • Cheteshwar Pujara slams 17th Test ton, fourth against Australia

    27 December, 2018 5:25 PM 147

    India's top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara continued his good run of form as he brought up his 17th Test century during the third Test of the four-match series against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Thursday. The 30-year-old achieved the feat on day two of the Test when he scored a Nathan Lyon delivery straight down the ground for his tenth

  • PKL: Bengal Warriors continue hot streak, down Telugu Titans 39-34

    26 December, 2018 12:13 AM 171

    Maninder Singh scored 12 raid points for Bengal Warriors to lead his team`s charge. Maninder also became the fastest man to reach 500 points in Pro Kabaddi League as he achieved the feat in 56 matches.  The Bengal Warriors continued their hot streak in their home leg as they defeated Telugu Titans 39-34 in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 match on Tuesday

  • Ranji Trophy: Uttar Pradesh rout Tripura by an innings and 384 runs

    24 December, 2018 2:37 PM 108

    Uttar Pradesh defeated Tripura by an inninngs and 384 runs in their Elite Group C Ranji Trophy game on Monday. Uttar Pradesh, who were in command right since the beginning of the four-day game, posted a convincing win with a day to spare. After posting a mammoth 552/7 in their first innings, courtesy a double hundred by Priyam Garg and hundreds by Rinku