Kuldeep best spinner going into World Cup, will give India significant advantage: Intikhab Alam

Hyderabad: Kuldeep Yadav is the best spinner going into the World Cup and will give India a distinct advantage in the middle overs through the course of the 50-over showpiece, reckons former Pakistan captain Intikhab Alam. The 28-year-old Kuldeep is being seen as India’s trump card in the World Cup at home, having taken 33 […]

Ashwin says 2023 World Cup could be his last for India

Guwahati: Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday conceded the upcoming World Cup could be his last for India after the veteran spinner replaced Axar Patel in the hosts’ 15-member squad for the event, starting on October 5. Ashwin, who enjoyed a successful outing against Australia featuring in the first two ODIs of the recently-concluded series, was named […]

India finish 7th at Badminton World Junior Championships team events

New Delhi: India beat Thailand 3-1 to finish in the seventh spot at the mixed team events of the Badminton World Junior Championships in Spokane, USA on Saturday. India’s Samarveer and Radhika Sharma defeated Tanakorn Meechai and Fungfa Korpthammakit 11-21, 21-19, 21-18 in mixed doubles to make a positive start. In boys’ singles, Tushar Suveer, […]

Ronaldo leads Al Nassr teammates, fans to Viking Clap celebrations

Dubai: Cristiano Ronaldo led the Al Nassr fans to a Viking Clap celebration after his late penalty earned the club a 2-1 win over Al-Tai on Friday. With the score tied at 1-1 in the 87th minute, Ronaldo would step in to take a penalty and sent the keeper the wrong way to put his […]

ICC World Cup: Full Squad List Of All Teams

New Delhi: Following is the updated squad list of all the 10 participating teams in the ICC ODI World Cup after announcement of replacements. India Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, […]

Secretary Sports Council tours tribal areas in south Kashmir

Srinagar: While continuing with its concerted efforts of reaching out to the far-flung and tribal areas of the union territory, the Secretary Sports Council Nuzhat Gull toured tribal areas of Dongawari, Manzmo, Gulab-Bagh, Hilar-Shahbaad, Ujru, Wangud, and Khaterchek areas in South Kashmir today. The visit came as a follow-up to an invitation extended by the […]

Delhi HC restrains unauthorised streaming of ICC Cricket World Cup

New Delhi The Delhi High Court has restrained online platforms from unauthorisedly broadcasting and streaming the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The court’s order came on a lawsuit by Star India Pvt Ltd and Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd which operates Disney+ Hotstar platform. The plaintiffs said they have the exclusive global media […]

PM Modi lauds Asian medal winners

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated India’s medal winners in the Asian Games as the country’s shooters remained on target, achieving podium-finish in several events. Congratulating Palak Gulia on winning the gold in the women’s 10m air pistol event, Modi said her precision and focus have brought immense pride to our nation. […]

Baramulla’s Young Cricket Talents triumph in U-17 Provincial Cricket C’ship

Baramulla: Baramulla’s budding cricket stars have once again demonstrated their prowess on the cricket field, securing the under-17 Provincial Cricket Championship title with an exhilarating victory over Kulgam. The thrilling match, held at Anantnag, concluded with Baramulla winning by 5 wickets. In a standout performance, Faizan Ibrahim from Baramulla earned the prestigious titles of “Man […]

Pak cricketers floored by ‘unexpected’ welcome, hit nets 12 hours after arrival

Hyderabad: “Zabardast. Maza aa gaya,” responded premier Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf as he walked into the main nets of the Hyderabad Cricket Association ground and asked about “the overwhelming” welcome his team received at the airport barely 12 hours ago. Indians’ love for the game is unmatched, therefore, fans chanting Pakistan skipper Babar Azam’s name […]

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