IPL 2021: RCB hope to keep momentum going against stumbling Rajasthan Royals

MUMBAI: Off to the best possible start with three wins on the trot, a confident Royal Challengers Bangalore will hope to keep the juggernaut rolling when they take on Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match here on Thursday. Both sides have endured contrasting campaigns so far. RCB head in to the game after three morale-boosting […]

FIH Hockey Pro League: India’s away fixtures against Great Britain postponed

LAUSANNE: The FIH Hockey Pro League matches between India and Great Britain, scheduled for May 8-9 in London, were on Wednesday postponed following the UK government’s decision to add India to the travel ‘red list’. “FIH, Hockey India and Great Britain Hockey are monitoring the evolution of the situation in the hope of rearranging these […]

Especially enjoyed dismissing Rohit and Pollard, says Amit Mishra

CHENNAI: Delhi Capitals spinner Amit Mishra, who picked up a matchwinning four-wicket haul against Mumbai Indians, said he particularly enjoyed dismissing opposition skipper Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard. Mishra led the bowling charge with figures of 4/24 to help the Delhi franchise restrict the Mumbai Indians to 137/9. “The wickets of Rohit Sharma and Kieron […]

ICC confident World Test Championship final will go ahead as planned

DUBAI: The World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand will go ahead as planned in Southampton from June 18, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has assured after Britain added India to its travel ‘red list’ following a massive surge in Covid-19 caseload. India’s entry into the “red list” effectively bans all travel from […]

KU signs MoU with SGSU to boost sports education, activities

VCs of two varsities lead signing ceremony, vow to promote student, faculty exchange Srinagar: The University of Kashmir on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (SGSU) to promote sports education and research alongside giving a fillip to sports activities in a big way. The MoU was signed by Vice-Chancellor University […]

South African cricket captains express concern over possible suspension by ICC

JOHANNESBURG: All the three captains of the Proteas squads have signed a joint statement expressing serious concern over possible suspension of South Africa by the ICC because of the current governance crisis at Cricket South Africa (CSA). The players said if the current impasse is not resolved soon, South Africa may not been able to […]

I don’t want anyone to say I’m unfit: Dhoni

Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it is hard to “keep up” with younger players in the squad but it will be a “big positive” for the 39-year-old if they are not able to point fingers at him over his fitness. The 39-year-old Dhoni, who retired from international cricket last year, admitted […]

As COVID cases soar, NRAI requests government to vaccinate athletes at the earliest

NEW DELHI: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has requested the government to vaccinate its Olympic-bound shooters at the earliest, taking into account the unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases. As per the data updated by the union health ministry, India reported 2,73,810 new positive cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day surge […]

Dilhara Lokuhettige banned for eight years under ICC Anti-Corruption code

DUBAI: Former Sri Lanka cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige was on Monday banned from all cricket for eight years after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The ban for Lokuhettige, a right-arm fast-medium bowler and lower-order batsman, is backdated to April 3, 2019 when he was provisionally suspended. “Having represented Sri Lanka in international […]

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