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Bangladesh says extra security for Pakistan in Asia Cup

Dhaka, January 10: Bangladesh says extra security for Pakistan in Asia CupDubai: Bangladesh on Friday promised enhanced security for the Pakistan cricket team during next month`s Asia Cup, after political unrest in Dhaka endangered their participation in the regional event. The Asian Cricket Council last week decided to host the event in Dhaka from February 25-March 8 despite violence and...

Pujara, Kohli Unchanged In Test Rankings

Dubai (PTI): India's Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli remained static at the fourth and fifth position respectively in the latest ICC Test Players Rankings for batsmen, issued today. However, young batsman KL Rahul slipped a rung to 10th. The batsmen chart is being led by Australia skipper Steve Smith, followed by England captain Joe Root and New Zealand's Kane Williamson. Among...

IPL: Yuvi, Viru, Steyn Released by their Franchises ahead of 2016 Season

Yuvraj Singh
Few big names in Indian cricket, such as Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and Ishant Sharma along with running-out of form South African pacer Dale Steyn have been released by the Indian Premier League franchises ahead of 2016 season. Yuvi was released by Delhi Dare Devils while Sehwag released by Kings XI Punjab. Whereas Ishant was released by Sunrisers Hyderabad while...

Vijender Offers To Return Title, Wants Peace With China

Mumbai (PTI):  In an act of great gesture, Vijender Singh has offered to return his WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title to Chinese Zulpikar Maimaitiali in lieu of peace at the Indo-China border. Vijender, a double champion in pro boxing, has urged India and China to maintain peace at the border. The 31-year-old Olympic bronze medallist's grew in stature last night by...

India Embarrass B’desh by 240 Runs in 2nd Warm-up Tie

London : A supremely assertive India on Tuesday humiliated Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up game and geared up for the ICC Champions Trophy in an emphatic fashion, sounding a warning for arch-rivals Pakistan. Playing in their second warm-up match, defending champions made short work of their sub-continental neighbour bowling them out for 84 in 23.5 overs at the...

BooM BooM in Kolkata : Pak Sets B’desh a Huge 202 Run Target

Kolkata : Pakistan have posted a huge total of 201/5 against Bangladesh in the 14th match of ICC WT20 2016. Pakistan Give 202 Runs Target for Bangladesh in 14th T20 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Wednesday . From Pakistan side Md Hafeez scored highest 64 runs of 42 Balls with 7 fours and 2 six, A Shehzad scored 52 of 39 balls with 8 fours and...

Virat Kohli fourth in ICC Twenty20 rankings

Dubai: Virat Kohli slipped a rung but was still the best-placed Indian batsman at fourth in the latest ICC Twenty20 rankings issued today. He was followed by Suresh Raina at fifth and Yuvraj Singh at sixth. Both these batsmen gained a position to move up the list. However, no Indian found a place in the top-10 of bowlers’ list, while Yuvraj...

AB, Amla help Proteas to Seal Series in Style against England

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Johannesburg: The most dangerous batsman in the world AB De Villiers and the most prolific versatile batsman in the world Hashim Amla helped their side to register a 2-0 series win over England here on Sunday. Chasing a 172-run target, De Villiers and Amla had given a flying start by adding 125 runs for the first wicket in just 8.2...

India Win Two Gold Medals At Ukrainian Tourney

New Delhi(PTI): India won two gold medals at the Simon Trestin Memorial Boxing Tournament in Ukraine today. Thomash Meitei Mayengbam (64kg) and Laldinmawia (52kg) won their respective final bouts against Ukrainian opponents to give India a haul of two gold medals. While Thomash Roman defeated Vagilevich 4-1, Laldinmawia got the better of Roman Vagilevich 5-0.  

We can’t take Bangladesh lightly even without Shakib: Dinesh Karthik

Mirpur, Bangladesh: India stumper Dinesh Karthik feels that it will be foolish on their part if they take Bangladesh for granted considering their two premier performers Shakib-al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are out due to various reasons. Tamim has been rested for the tournament due to neck strain while Shakib has been suspended for three games for making obscene gesture...

IPL could be shifted to South Africa due to elections: Ranjib Biswal

New Delhi: The seventh edition of the high-profile Indian Premier League could be shifted to South Africa due to the security concerns posed by the upcoming General Elections, the dates of which are clashing with the event. The Indian Premier League Authorities will be meeting Home Ministry officials next week and a final decision on the venue and the exact...

Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Jamshedpur: Saurabh Tiwary to lead Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare TrophyJamshedpur: A 15-member team led by batsman Saurabh Tiwary has been announced by Jharkhand for the Vijay Hazare Trophy, domestic one-day competition, to be held from February 27 to March 7. "The team comprised three new faces - batsmen Virat Singh, Kaushal Singh and Ishan Kishan," said Rajesh Verma, Secretary of...

Junior World Wrestling: Manju Kumari Wins Bronze In 59 Kg Category

New Delhi (PTI): India's Manju Kumari clinched the bronze medal in women's 59kg category of the Junior World Wrestling Championship in Tampere, Finland here. Manju registered a 2-0 victory over Ilona Prokopevniuk of Ukraine in her bronze medal play-off bout last night to finish on the podium. En-route to her third-place finish, Manju had started off her campaign with a dominating 5-1...

Rafael ‘Rifle’ Nadal Hails ‘Best Season’ And ‘Incredible Era’

New York (AFP): Rafael Nadal described the year 2017 as "one of the best of his career" on Sunday after winning a third US Open and 16th Grand Slam. World number one Nadal defeated South Africa's world number 32 Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in a brutally one-sided final during which he did not face a break point. Nadal also claimed...