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World Cup 2015: MS Dhoni defends Raina’s so-called ‘problem’ with short balls

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that a big deal is made out of Suresh Raina's susceptibility to short-pitched bowling and stressed that the UP lad is the best bet....

Indian women maul Ghana 13-0 in FIH Hockey World League Round 2

NEW DELHI: Vandana Katariya scored four goals as India mauled a hapless Ghana 13-0 to begin their campaign in the FIH Women's Hockey World League Round 2 in style at....

All England Championship: Saina Nehwal scripts history, storms into maiden final

Birmingham: London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to reach the finals of the All England Badminton Championship, the most prestigious tournament, with....

Australia, Sri Lanka battle for second spot in Pool A

Australia, Sri Lanka battle for second spot in Pool A

Having had similar results till now, Australia and Sri Lanka will be looking for bragging rights before heading into quarterfinals when they take on each other in a Pool A....

Pakistan manage 222 all out vs South Africa in rain-hit ODI

Pakistan manage 222 all out vs South Africa in rain-hit ODI

Put into bat, Pakistan managed to post 222 all out in their rain-reduced 47 overs-a-side Pool B World Cup cricket match against South Africa, here today. Brief scores: Pakistan: 222....

I also feel pressure but can get out of it: Dhoni

I also feel pressure but can get out of it: Dhoni

A regular saviour under tough circumstances for the Indian cricket team, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he also feels the pressure like others but manages the rescue acts as he....

Dhoni defends Raina’s “problem” with short balls

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that a big deal is made out of Suresh Raina’s susceptibility to short-pitched bowling and stressed that the UP lad is the best bet....

Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra make cut at Puerto Rico Open

Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra make cut at Puerto Rico Open

Rio Grande: Arjun Atwal playing his first PGA Tournament since September last year made the cut with a one-under 71 in the second round of the Puerto Rico Open on....

Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics

Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics

New Delhi: Olympic medallist pugilist M C Mary Kom on Monday said she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be....

Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya's return as BCCI chief

Sourav Ganguly hails Jagmohan Dalmiya’s return as BCCI chief

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday hailed the return of Jagmohan Dalmiya as BCCI president and said the seasoned cricket administrator will fulfil all the expectations. "He knows....

Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman advise Virat Kohli to end row with journalist

Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman advise Virat Kohli to end row with journalist

Perth: Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve....

Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian TV show

Shoaib Akhtar criticised for mocking Pakistan cricket on Indian TV show

Karachi: Maverick former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's remarks mocking the state of affairs in Pakistan cricket on a popular Indian comedy show have evoked angry reactions from ex-players and officials....

Virat Kolhi losses cool over article on Anushka Sharma, abuses senior journalist

Virat Kolhi losses cool over article on Anushka Sharma, abuses senior journalist

Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session here today as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the....

Boult wrecks havoc, Australia bowled out for lowest World Cup total

Boult wrecks havoc, Australia bowled out for lowest World Cup total

Auckland: Pacer Trent Boult ripped through the Australian batting line-up with a career-best five-wicket haul as New Zealand bowled out their trans-Tasmanian rivals for a paltry 151 in their pool....

World Cup: Mohammed Shami out of UAE match with knee injury

World Cup: Mohammed Shami out of UAE match with knee injury

Perth: India will miss the services of pacer Mohammed Shami against UAE in tomorrow's ICC World Cup cricket match here as he has been ruled out owing to a knee....

ICC World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle hits first-ever 200 at Cricket World Cup

ICC World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle hits first-ever 200 at Cricket World Cup

NEW DELHI: One of the most promising players of West Indies, opening player of the team Chris Gayle has set a new record in the history of Cricket World Cup....

N. Srinivasan should not have chaired BCCI meeting: Supreme Court

N. Srinivasan should not have chaired BCCI meeting: Supreme Court

As N. Srinivasan is looking for a second term as the Chief of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Supreme Court on Monday slammed the industrialist and said that he should have not attended....

Cricket World Cup 2015: India thrash SA by 130 runs to end World Cup jinx

Cricket World Cup 2015: India thrash SA by 130 runs to end World Cup jinx

MELBOURNE : Shikhar Dhawan smashed a rollicking 137 as India rode on a clinical display to break their World Cup jinx against South Africa with an emphatic 130-run victory in....

Dhawan ton, Rahane 79 lift India to 307/7 against South Africa

Dhawan ton, Rahane 79 lift India to 307/7 against South Africa

Melbourne: Shikhar Dhawan blazed his way to a career-best century as India posted a commendable 307 for seven against title contenders South Africa in the second group league encounter of....

'Sachin, Sachin' chants back as Tendulkar drops in at MCG

‘Sachin, Sachin’ chants back as Tendulkar drops in at MCG

Melbourne: Long retired from the game but Sachin Tendulkar's mere presence was good enough for a near-capacity crowd to go hysterical during India's World Cup game against South Africa at....

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa - Preview

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa – Preview

Melbourne: Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket....

Confident India ready for South Africa test

Melbourne: Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket....

World Cup 2015: West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs

World Cup 2015: West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs

Christchurch: West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs in their cricket World Cup match here today. Pakistan suffered their second consecutive loss as they were handed a crushing 150-run defeat....

ICC World Cup 2015: Late burst takes West Indies to 310 for 6 against Pakistan

ICC World Cup 2015: Late burst takes West Indies to 310 for 6 against Pakistan

Christchurch: Denesh Ramdin and Lendl Simmons hit half centuries as the West Indies smashed 115 runs in the final 10 overs to post a challenging 310 for six in their....

Virat Kohli 2nd most followed Indian sportsperson on facebook, crosses 20 million

Virat Kohli 2nd most followed Indian sportsperson on facebook, crosses 20 million

New Delhi: Star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday became the second most followed Indian sportsperson on 'Facebook' behind iconic Sachin Tendulkar as he crossed the 20-million mark, the social networking....

World Cup 2015: Jonty Rhodes predicts South African win against India

World Cup 2015: Jonty Rhodes predicts South African win against India

NEW DELHI: India might have begun their World Cup campaign with a morale-boosting win over Pakistan but former Protea batsman Jonty Rhodes feels that South Africa are a better all-round....

India don't have bowling to win World Cup: Rodney Hogg

India don’t have bowling to win World Cup: Rodney Hogg

Melbourne: Former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg feels that India do not have the bowling unit to retain the cricket World Cup with Umesh Yadav being the lone bright spot....

Zimbabwe beat UAE by four wickets for their first win in World Cup

Zimbabwe beat UAE by four wickets for their first win in World Cup

Sean Williams' timely knock of 76 helped Zimbabwe beat a determined UAE by four wickets here on Thursday, giving the African nation their first win of the World Cup. Williams'....

Pakistani cricket player Salman Butt admits of spot-fixing

Pakistani cricket player Salman Butt admits of spot-fixing

LAHORE: After five years, the former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt finally admitted on Tuesday of his participation in the spot-fixing, a local media reported in Pakistan. The reports inform that....

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players' abusive behaviour

Pakistan fielding coach complains of players’ abusive behaviour

Pakistan's World Cup campaign hit another snag when the national team's fielding coach Grant Luden threatened to step down complaining of misbehaviour from three senior players. According to details the....