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  • IPL 2018: At this stage, better to chase totals, says Virat Kohli

    13 May, 2018 1:04 PM 43

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli's love for targets is well-known and it's a no-brainer that the Bangalore captain would ideally like to chase down totals in the remaining games of the Indian Premier League. Kohli scored a polished 70 off 40 balls as RCB chased down a target of 182 against DD in 19 overs. Still with an outside chance of qualification, Kohli wants

  • Indian women's hockey team play Japan in Asian Champions Trophy opener

    12 May, 2018 4:42 PM 22

    Donghae City (Korea): Defending champions India will have a tough opening test as they take on mighty Japan in their first match at the fifth women's Asian Champions Trophy on Sunday. The team led by experienced defender Sunita Lakra and vice-captain Savita eye a strong start against world no.12 Japan, who have in the past given India a hard fight, often

  • Australian Open Badminton: Indian challenge ends as men's doubles pair loses in semis

    12 May, 2018 4:42 PM 37

    Sydney: The Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Saturday suffered a straight-game defeat at the hands of Berry Angriawan and Hardianto Hardianto of Indonesia to bow out of the Australian Open Badminton Championship. The third seeded India duo lost 17-21 15-21 to their top seed opponents in a 39-minute contest at the Quay Centre

  • Top Indian and foreign players for one-off women's T20 ahead of IPL 2018 play-offs

    12 May, 2018 4:42 PM 39

    New Delhi: The BCCI sanctioned women's T20 exhibition match ahead of the IPL play-off in Mumbai on May 22 will feature top Indian and foreign players. A total of 30 players, 20 Indians and 10 foreigners, will train at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai ahead of the one-off game. The teams will be called IPL XI and BCCI XI and the game will be broadcast

  • Ankita-Dart combination beats Chinese duo to title

    12 May, 2018 4:16 PM 21

    It is the Indian’s first doubles crown of the season Ankita Raina and Harriet Dart of Great Britain beat Chinese Liu Fangzhou and Xun Fang Ying 6-3, 6-3 for the doubles title in the $60,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament here on Saturday. With the win, the 25-year-old avenged her singles quarterfinal loss in the third set tie-break at the hands of Fang Ying Xun. “I am very happy

  • Calico Jack wins Welcome Cup

    12 May, 2018 1:16 PM 23

    Mr. C. Gnanavel’s Calico Jack (Gaddam up) won the Welcome Cup, the feature event of the opening day’s races here on Saturday. Krishna trains the winner. Jockey C. Umesh had a wonderful day as he won four races, while trainer B. Suresh saddled three winners. MELAGIRI PLATE (1,200m), rated upto 25: MENANDER (P. Ajeeth Kumar) 1, Silverman (Farhan) 2, Betty

  • Premier League: Antonio Conte defends Chelsea record ahead of final league game

    12 May, 2018 12:09 PM 63

    Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte defended his record over the past two seasons and said on Friday that he had succeeded in building a platform for success at the London club. The Italian took over after a season in which Chelsea finished 10th and led the team to the Premier League title in his first campaign in charge. That success has not been repeated

  • Never seen shots like ones Rishabh Pant played: Dilip Vengsarkar

    12 May, 2018 12:09 PM 50

    Mumbai: Being one of the greatest exponents of 'Bombay School of Batsmanship', which is a hallmark of purists, former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar was amazed at young Rishabh Pant's unconventional strokeplay during his 63-ball-128 against Hyderabad in an IPL encounter on Thursday. Delhi's Pant hit some unorthodox lap shot in the last over bowled by India's

  • MI vs RR preview: Mumbai looking for another win

    12 May, 2018 10:01 AM 26

    For RR, Ben Strokes is yet to live up to expectations and the costly price tag, and so is Saurashtra pacer Jaydev Unadkat. Minutes before twilight on Saturday, the first batch of Mumbai Indians arrived at the Wankhede Stadium in their training outfit and prepare for a skirmish against Rajasthan Royals in a vital Vivo IPL 11 league match on Sunday

  • Lahiri off to a solid start

    11 May, 2018 3:53 PM 32

    Johnson bunched together with five others on top; Woods fires in a par round Anirban Lahiri shot a solid three-under 69 to be Tied-27 even as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass yielded a lot of low scores on the opening day of the Players Championships here on Thursday. While six players, including World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, shot a bogey-free six-under