Desperate India set for reshuffle in do-or-die Test

Desperate India set for reshuffle in do-or-die Test

LONDON: Shaken by abject surrender in the first two Tests, a desperate India are expected to ring in a slew of changes as they aim at redemption against a rampaging England in a do-or-die third Test, starting tomorrow. For Indian team, the Trent Bridge Test will be their last chance to save the series after […]

Asian Games success key to WC podium dreams: Harendra

NEW DELHI: Indian men’s hockey team coach Harendra Singh is chasing a second successive Asian Games gold not just to secure qualification to the 2020 Olympics, but also kick-start preparations for the year-end World Cup, where he is eyeing a podium. “In the last couple of years we have proved to the world that India […]

Sunil Chhetri might skip SAFF Cup

KOLKATA: India captain Sunil Chhetri today said he might skip next month’s SAFF Cup in Bangladesh. “It’s not a declaration but I think I have had enough of SAFF,” the 34-year-old said. “I was fortunate to play SAFF three or four times. I am not declaring anything right now but I had a chat with […]

Inter-zonal district level competition begins

Srinagar: Two-day Inter-zonal district level competitions in Martial Arts begin here on Thursday. The event was inaugurated by Director General Youth Services and Sports, Sheikh Fayaz Ahmad. Speaking on the occasion Sheikh emphasized the need of taking part in physical activities for better Physical, Mental and Social development of the youth. Among other senior officials […]

Duleep Trophy kicks off domestic season

Dindigul: The 2018-19 domestic season begins here today with the Duleep Trophy, which will provide a platform to the aspirants to shine and challenge the established names, who are away on national duties. The tournament will be staged at the picturesque NPR College ground at Natham. Three teams – India Red, India Blue and India […]

We have lost a father figure, say Azharuddin, Kumble

NEW DELHI: A beleaguered captain and a struggling leg-spinner got a new lease of life under his managership and no wonder former India captains Mohammed Azharuddin and Anil Kumble found a “father figure” in Ajit Wadekar, during their glory days in international cricket. Wadekar, 77, passed away in Mumbai yesterday after prolonged illness. It was […]

7TH THANG-TA FEDERATION CUP 2018: J&K bagged 2nd place

7TH THANG-TA FEDERATION CUP 2018: J&K bagged 2nd place

SRINAGAR: JK Thang-Ta team with 72 medals bagged second position in the 7th Thang-Ta Federation cup 2018 held at Chandigarh earlier this week. In Sub-Junior, Junior and senior category J&K bagged 23 Gold, 35 Silver and 14 bronze medals The championship was organised by Chandigarh Thang-Ta Association in collaboration with Thang-Ta Federation of India.

It’s too early to talk about 5-0 win over India, says Bairstow

LONDON: The Indian team might be at a low ebb after losing the first two Tests but England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow says it is too early to talk about a 5-0 whitewash. The tourists suffered a humiliating innings defeat at Lord’s on Sunday, and England appear unstoppable at the moment but Bairstow is taking nothing […]

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