Kolkata: They have shown remarkable fighting spirit despite the demoralising spot-fixing scandal and the Rajasthan Royals will now look to upstage the mighty Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier here tomorrow to book, what would be, a dream final berth in the Pepsi IPL. On paper, Mumbai Indians may appear stronger but Rajasthan will be [...]
Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have an unbeaten four win streak at home are set to clash with the Delhi Daredevils on the former’s turf. Both these teams have played against each other earlier this season and it was the Hyderabad side which proved to be victorious on that occasion. The Sunrisers who are playing their first [...]
Hyderabad: “That Sri Lankan players should not play in the Indian Premier League is the view of people in Chennai and Tamil Nadu, and that too, a few, not that of all Indians, and so we are comfortable playing in other parts of the country,” said Kumar Sangakkara. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony of the [...]
WELLINGTON: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was in a critical condition in hospital Thursday after an “extremely vicious” attack as he left a bar in Christchurch, police said. The 28-year-old was in an induced coma with a fractured skull and serious internal injuries, and his family were at his bedside.
New Delhi: With spinners beginning the bowling attack from both ends on just the second day of the fourth Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground here, an increased spectator attendance on Saturday got a glimpse of what to expect over the rest of this match between India and Australia. After getting to his fifty without [...]
New Delhi: Batting maestro and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his desire to work closely with the government to integrate sports into the education system. 39-year-old Tendulkar, in a letter to HRD Minister Kapil Sibal last week, has stressed on honing the potential of the younger generation and nurturing their talent as he [...]
Hockey: Hockey demands speed, stamina and a mastery of intricate hand-eye coordination. Played by teams of 11 on an outdoor pitch, the sport is a long-time Olympic favourite, offering non-stop action over 14 days of competition. Field of play The hockey pitches are 91.4m long and 55m wide. The goals at each end are 3.66m [...]
Abdur Rahman was not even born when Muhammad Ali was at the helm of boxing. But that has not stopped the young boxer from drawing inspiration from The Greatest Eleven-year-old Abdul Rahman wakes up at 5 in the morning. He then gets ready and goes to the LB stadium with his father and brother Habeeb [...]