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Cape Town T20I: Indian eves set 167-run target for Proteas

Opener Mithali Raj struck a quick-fire half-century while Jemimah Rodrigues well supported her as the Indian women’s cricket team set a target of 167 runs for South Africa in the fifth and final T20I of the five-match series here at Newlands Stadium here on Saturday. After being asked to bat first, India lost opener Smriti Mandhana cheaply for 13 runs. Subsequently, opener Mithali Raj struck a […]

Russian athletes advised to spend less time on social media

PyeongChang: Olympic athletes from Russia have been recommended to spend less time on social networks during the Games in Pyeongchang to avoid provocation, the head of the Russian delegation Stanislav Pozdnyakov told reporters on Sunday. Earlier Russian athletes at the Games repeatedly reported about situations when someone tried to provoke them on social networks, reports […]

Angry Virat Kohli slams journalists in press conference as India win ODI series vs SA

Centurion: Virat Kohli has literally made the 22-yard strip his own kingdom and the India captain is not in a mood to “compete with anyone” for any specific “tag” such as the best batsman in world cricket. Kohli was again at the forefront scoring a staggering 558 runs (including three hundreds) in his team’s 5-1 […]

Flawless Tvesa wins 4th leg of Hero women’s golf Tour

Pune:  Gurugrams 21-year-old golfer Tvesa Malik turned in the best card of the week to be a comfortable winner in the fourth leg of Heros womens Pro Tour here on Friday. Tvesa, who turned pro last year and won twice in eight starts, shot two-under 70 to finish at six-over 222 and win by four […]

Jaipur all set to host IPL matches

Jaipur: A day after Jaipur’s Sawai Mansingh Stadium was officially confirmed as one of the venues for the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) Secretary Rajendra Nandu said that the stadium is all set to host the home matches of the Rajasthan Royals. While all major preparations have been made, the remaining […]

Kohli-led India aim to create history in 5th ODI

Port Elizabeth: Failing to maintain their triumphant run after a defeat in the fourth One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to clinch their maiden bilateral 50-overs series against the Proteas in South African conditions in the fifth encounter here on Tuesday. India started on the front foot clinching the first three matches by a comprehensive margins. […]

India opt to bat in Pink ODI vs S. Africa

  Johannesburg: India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat in the fourth one-dayer — the Pink ODI dedicated for raising awareness about breast cancer, against South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Saturday. Already 3-0 up in the the six-match ODI series, India were forced to make one change […]

Malinga is Mumbai Indians’ new bowling mentor

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians on Wednesday appointed Sri Lankan pacer and one of their longest serving member Lasith Malinga”>Lasith Malinga as their bowling mentor for the 11th edition of the IPL. Troubled by injuries, Malinga has not been the Sri Lankan selectors’ pick in recent times. He also remained unsold in the […]

Bengaluru, DSK Shivajians to fight for final spot

Nagoa : Bengaluru FC and DSK Shivajians will face each other in their semi-final clash of the All India Football Federation (AIFF)-organised Nike Premier Cup at the Sports Complex here on Tuesday. Both teams qualified for the semi-finals after facing tough competition in the playoffs. Bengaluru pipped MSP Football Academy by the slightest of margins […]

Centurion ODI: Lunch called with India needing two to win

India needed just two runs to win the second ODI of the six-match series against South Africa, but just then the umpires called lunch, halting the celebrations of the visitors. Chasing down the lowest home target of a 119-run posted by South Africa, India reached 117 for the loss of one wicket before lunch. Earlier, […]

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