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  • Ranji Trophy: Vikas Mishra spins Delhi to 9-wicket win over MP

    24 December, 2018 2:37 PM 113

    Left-arm spinner Vikas Mishra yet again tormented Madhya Pradesh batsmen with a six-wicket haul as Delhi thumped the visitors by nine wickets for their first victory of the ongoing Ranji Trophy season, on Monday. The 25-year-old Mishra, who had taken six wickets in the first innings as well, finished with career-best match figures of 12 for 71 to help Delhi

  • India squad for ODIs vs Australia, New Zealand series announced; MS Dhoni returns to T20Is

    24 December, 2018 1:23 PM 107

    The BCCI on Monday announced the squad for the ODI series against Australia and New Zealand with wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni included in the side for the T20I clashes against the Kiwis.  The BCCI on Monday announced the squad for the ODI series against Australia and New Zealand with wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni included in the Indian

  • Fernandinho passed on Brazil team spot after family was insulted: Tite

    24 December, 2018 12:11 PM 92

    Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho refused to rejoin the Brazilian national football team because of the threats and insults made against his family on social media following his disappointing performance at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, coach Adenor Leonardo "Tite" Bacchi said. Tite told Sport TV that he contacted Fernandinho after the World Cup to discuss

  • EPL: Harry Kane and Son Heung-min rip Everton apart as Spurs hit six

    23 December, 2018 6:51 PM 120

    Tottenham Hotspur showed the Premier League title race might not be just a two-horse affair with a hugely impressive 6-2 win at Everton on Sunday with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min both scoring twice. Everton took the lead in the 21st minute when Dominic Calvert-Lewin pulled the ball back to Theo Walcott who turned it past Hugo Lloris. After Calvert-Lewin

  • Women sportspersons in Pakistan demand better financial support and exposure

    23 December, 2018 11:32 AM 84

    Prominent women sportspersons in Pakistan have demanded better financial incentives and more exposure at the domestic and international level on par with men. In a first of its kind development, Pakistan's top women tennis players recently wrote a letter to the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) demanding a raise in the prize money given to them in national

  • PSG return to winning ways with 1-0 win over Nantes in Ligue 1

    23 December, 2018 7:30 AM 134

    Paris Saint-Germain got back to winning ways in Ligue 1 on Saturday when a Kylian Mbappe goal gave them a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Nantes and condemned the visitors to their 15th straight loss against the capital club. Mbappe, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Thursday, got his 13th goal of the season midway through the second half when he turned

  • EPL: Jesse Lingard nets twice as Manchester United beat Cardiff City 5-1

    23 December, 2018 4:28 AM 109

    United are currently standing at the sixth spot with eight wins from 18 games they have played so far while Cardiff City are languishuing down to the 17th spot with just four wins.  Manchester United produced a dominant performance as they thrashed hosts Cardiff City 5-1 in caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer`s first game in the English Premier League

  • Disgraced Steve Smith barred from Bangladesh T20 league

    21 December, 2018 1:14 PM 111

    Former Australian skipper Steve Smith, who is currently serving year-long suspension by Cricket Australia for his involvement in massive ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, has been barred from the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) after some franchises raised objections about his inclusion. The 29-year-old was roped in by Comilla

  • 2019 ICC World Cup trophy arrives in Delhi

    21 December, 2018 1:14 PM 127

    As a part of its global tour, the International Cricket Council (ICC) 2019 World Cup trophy has arrived in the capital city of India, New Delhi. The coveted trophy touched down India, the eighth stop on the international leg of the Trophy tour, on November 30 and it will make its final stop of the country at Ambience Mall in Gurugram on December 22. "The ICC Cricket

  • ICC rates Perth pitch as 'average'

    21 December, 2018 1:14 PM 109

    The Indian tailenders seemed uncomfortable dealing with the short-pitched deliveries on the WACA pitch. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rated the pitch for the second Test between India and Australia at Perth as "average", which is the lowest pass mark provided by the world's cricket governing body when they rate the pitch and outfield of Test grounds