IPL 9: Rohit’s presence calms me down, says Buttler

KOLKATA: Englishman Jos Buttler says his Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma’s calm demeanour rubbed off on him as he played a part in their side’s comfortable six-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in an IPL match here. Rohit hit an unbeaten 84 while Buttler contributed a quick-fire 22-ball 41 in Mumbai Indians victory as the […]

Fangio greatest Formula One driver of all time: study

LONDON: Legendary Argentinian racing car driver Juan Manuel Fangio may be the greatest Formula One driver of all time, according to a new study. Researchers from University of Sheffield in the UK used statistical analysis to find the sport’s most accomplished competitor – looking at who is the best driver because of their talent, rather […]

J&K Bank defeats Reserve Bank of India by 2-1

J&K Bank defeats Reserve Bank of India by 2-1

SRINAGAR: While carrying forward its excellent performance in All India Bihar cup, J&K Bank football team in the inaugural match of All India Public Sector Football Tournament defeated Reserve Bank of India Kolkatta football team by 2-1goals on Wednesday The match was played at Hill view Stadium Ranchi and was witnessed by a large crowed […]

India lose 1-2 to New Zealand in Azlan Shah Cup

IPOH: India’s chances of advancing to the final suffered a blow after they went down 1-2 to defending champions New Zealand in their penultimate round-robin league match of the 25th Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Wednesday. Goals from Ken Russell (28th minute) and Nick Wilson (41st) clinched victory for defending champions New Zealand, who […]

Sarfraz Khan is an incredible young man, says Shane Watson

BENGALURU: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is mighty impressed with young Indian batsman Sarfaraz Khan, who he says is an incredible batsman with amazing control over his shots. Sarfaraz smashed 35 runs off just 10 balls, hitting five fours and two sixes, to propel Royal Challengers Bangalore toa 200-plus total against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Tuesday night. […]

Nehra out for couple of games, says Warner

BENGALURU: Sunrisers captain David Warner on Tuesday said his premium pacer Ashish Nehra will be out for a couple of games due to a groin injury he suffered during the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. “Nehra has hurt his groin. He will be out for a couple of games,” said […]

Pakistan set to appoint new coach in first week of May

Pakistan set to appoint new coach in first week of May

KARACHI: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that the new selection committee would be appointed by next week while the new head coach of the national team would be selected by the first week of May. The PCB is on the lookout for a new head coach and to appoint new selectors after Waqar Younis […]

We will use recycled water for maintaining pitches, BCCI informs HC

MUMBAI: With the Bombay High Court raising questions, the BCCI said that it will procure treated sewage water for ground maintenance for IPL matches in drought-hit Maharashtra. “We have tied-up with Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) to procure treated sewage water for the IPL matches to be played in Pune and Mumbai,” Board of […]

India thrash Pakistan 5-1 in Azlan Shah Cup

IPOH: A dominant India registered their biggest victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in six years when they coasted to a 5-1 win in a round-robin league match of the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, here on Tuesday. This was India’s biggest win since their 7-4 triumph against Pakistan in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at New Delhi. […]