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Gautam Gambhir & Jayant Yadav Named for 2nd Test Against NZ

Bengaluru : Veteran left-handed opener Gautam Gambhir of Delhi received the nod ahead of Abhinav Mukund of Tamil Nadu to replace the injured right-handed KL Rahul for the remaining two Tests between India and New Zealand, the second of which will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata from September 30. Rahul, who has been in prolific form in...

Indian eves bt Japan 2-1, win bronze in Asiad hockey

Incheon: The Indian women's hockey team stunned Japan 2-1 in a keenly-contested match to clinch their third bronze medal at the Asian Games after a hiatus of eight years, here today. The 13th-ranked Indian eves produced a spirited effort to avenge their 0-1 loss to 10th placed Japan in the bronze medal play-off fours years ago in Guangzhou, China.

Brett Lee announces retirement from T20s

One of the greatest fast bowlers of all-time, Australia’s Brett Lee has announced his retirement from Twenty20 cricket which will be effective from the end of the Australia’s Big Bash League campaign this year. The 38-year-old became a domestic T20 specialist after retiring from international cricket in 2012. He has played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and...

Lionel Messi Blessed With Second Baby Boy ‘Mateo Messi’

One of the world's best footballers Lionel Messi and his girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo have been blessed with their second baby boy. The Barcelona striker's brother Matias has confirmed the news by a post in social networking site twitter. "Mateo has just been born, he is beautiful. We are savouring the moment of happiness," Matias tweeted. The newborn has been named 'Mateo'. Messi and his...

Stokes Ton Lifts England to 537

England rode on well-crafted centuries from Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali to finish their first innings at an imposing 537 on day two of the opening cricket Test against India here today. Ali and Stokes' efforts followed Joe Root's 124, which laid the foundation for the visitors' big total on the first day. Ali struck 117 and Stokes top-scored with 128...

No water bottles to be allowed in stadium during Kanpur ODI

Kanpur, Oct 7 :Alarmed by the crowd trouble that marred the second Twenty20 International between India and South Africa in Cuttack, the Kanpur police has barred fans from bringing water bottles and tiffins in the opening one-dayer here on October 11. The crowd trouble in Cuttack resulted in a couple of stands being vacated for the match, which South Africa...

Ind Vs NZ 1st Test : R Ashwin & Jadeja Shine but NZ Battle On

Kanpur : The India spinners finally came to the fore on Day 3 morning, picking up three wickets in a hurry, but then New Zealand showed, again, why they are such a difficult team to play against by digging in with an impressive fifth-wicket partnership, before spin came to the home team's rescue again. The first Test match in...

India Beat Kiwis by 178 Runs, Dethrone Pak as No.1 Test Team

Team India beat Kiwis by 178 runs in the second test at Eden Garden and dethrone Pakistan as No 1 test ranking. The New Zealanders were going great with the score reading at 141 for 3. Latham was batting brilliantly which left Virat Kohli and his men worried. Kohli depended on his ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who struck a...

Selectors sideline MSD for the first Test due to injury; Karn Sharma, Lokesh Rahul included

The national selectors in Mumbai today picked Team India for the four-Test series against Australia. Karn Sharma and Lokesh Rahul have made the cut while MS Dhoni will miss the first Test due to an injury. Mahendra Singh Dhoni will miss the first Test against Australia starting in Brisbane from December 4. Dhoni, who is injured, is missing the 5-match...

Milkha’s wife, daughter join AAP, but he says no to politics

Chandigarh, January 11: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh's wife Nirmal Kaur and their US-based daughter have joined the Aam Aadmi Party, but the 'Flying Sikh' himself wants to stay away from politics. Nirmal Kaur, also a yesteryears sportsperson, and her daughter Mona Singh have filled the membership form of Arvind Kejriwal's party and Milka Singh says he respects their decision. "Yes, they...

Rio Olympics : Cash Prizes For 4 Odia Girls Announced by Govt

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha govenrment on Tuesday declared a money prize of Rs 50,000 each for four young girls from the state who have been chosen in the Indian ladies' hockey team for the Rio Olympics Next month. Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Sunita Lakra from Odisha will represent to the national women' team. "The state government has...

1st Test Day 3 : India 162/1 in Reply to England’s 537 at Lunch

Rajkot: India were 162/1 at lunch on the third day in reply to England’s massive first innings score of 537 runs in the first cricket Test match here on Friday. Indian openers Gautam Gambhir (29 lbw), Murali Vijay (58 not out) and CA Pujara (65 not out) were at the crease at the close of the day’s play at the...

Rajkot: Sir Jadeja to get engaged Tomorrow

Ravindra Jadeja
Rajkot: Indian spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is all set to step up for the second innings of his life as he will get engaged here at his own restaurant Jaddu's Food Field on Friday. He is going to get engaged to Reeva Solanki from Rajkot who is a mechanical engineer. Reeva is is now preparing for UPSC examination in Delhi while she has...

Five Odisha lasses make it to Indian hockey squad

Bhubaneswar(Samaya Bureau): They have made Odisha proud. Five players women hockey players from Odisha, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo,Deep Grace Ekka, , Lilima Minz and Anupa Barla,  have clinched their berths in the 18-member Indian women’s squad for the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final scheduled to be held between July 8 to 23 in Johannesburg,  in South Africa. The...