Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
Sachin Tendulkar was a picture of humility as he celebrated his 40th birthday with a brief cake-cutting ceremony here, thanking his legions of fans for their “unconditional love” in a cricket career spanning over two decades.
MANCHESTER, UK: Manchester United succeeded Manchester City as Premier League champions on Monday after winning 3-0 at home to Aston Villa. Here, AFP Sports selects five players who played pivotal roles in United’s 13th Premier League title victory. David De Gea (ESP; goalkeeper) After a difficult debut season at Old Trafford, De Gea has established himself […]
MANCHESTER, UK: Manchester United were crowned champions of England for the 20th time on Monday after they beat Aston Villa 3-0. Here, we looks back at five matches that played a key role in Manchester United’s latest title triumph: September 23, 2012 Liverpool 1 Manchester United 2 Alex Ferguson’s team kept pace with early leaders Chelsea after […]
Smarting, as they are, after two consecutive defeats, Pune Warriors India have a difficult job on hand today: That of tacking on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, and that too in the RCB’s happy hunting ground, the MA Chinnaswamy Stadium. RCB will want to win this badly because they obviously are stronger […]
It will be a match of teams evenly poised when Chennai Super Kings take on Rajasthan Royals today at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, in Chennai. Both the sides have eight points each from six games and are placed at the third and fourth positions on the points table in the order of CSK and RR […]
Mohali: Two days ahead of Sachin Tendulkar’s 40th birthday, the legendary Adam Gilchrist recalled the veteran Indian’s match-winning innings that had knocked the stuffing out of the Australian bowlers way back in 1998 at Sharjah. Chasing a stiff target, Tendulkar single-handedly took India to title triumph by slamming a century on April 24, his birthday. […]
Delhi Daredevils, although touted at the beginning of the tournament as one of the favourites to win this IPL season, have put up a completely contrasting display this edition. They have already played six games but have not secured a victory in any of them, leaving them staggering at the bottom of the points table and reducing their chances of qualifying for the play-offs, drastically.
Saturday always brings with it two big matches in the Indian Premier League and today is no exception. Table toppers Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore vie for honours at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, while holders of the Kolkata Knight Riders take on the solid Chennai Super Kings at the Eden Gardens. Such […]
Hyderabad: The Sunrisers Hyderabad have extended their winning streak at home to three after they defeated Kings XI Punjab on Friday night. Needing 124 for victory, Sunrisers chased down that score in just 18.5 overs, with five wickets in hand. Hanuma Vihari laid the foundation for Hyderabad’s innings having struck a well paced 46 runs […]
Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad top the points table after their five-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab here Friday night, but their stand-in captain Cameron White believes they are still the underdogs in the Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL). White, who led the team to its second consecutive win, does not see Sunrisers as the favourites. “I […]