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India enter final of Blind Cricket World Cup

Ajman (UAE), January 17 A dominant India beat Bangladesh by seven wickets to set up a title clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the Blind Cricket World Cup, here on Wednesday. Man of the Match Ganeshbhai Muhudkar’s century steered India home comfortably. He scored 112 in just 69 balls. Bangladesh had won the toss and elected … Continue reading “India enter final of Blind Cricket World Cup”

Australian Open: Federer glides into second round

Melbourne [Australia], January 17   Defending champion Roger Federer comfortably cruised into the second round of the men’s singles after defeating Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene in straight sets at the Australian Open here on Tuesday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion, who had an upper hand in the game from the beginning, and left no stone unturned … Continue reading “Australian Open: Federer glides into second round”

Virat Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

Centurion, January 16 India skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent against the umpire during the third day’s play of the second Test against South Africa here. “India captain Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee and received one demerit point … Continue reading “Virat Kohli fined for breaching ICC code of conduct”

England’s Stokes charged with affray: Prosecutors

London, January 16 England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been charged with affray by prosecutors regarding his alleged involvement in an incident outside a nightclub in September, prosecutors announced Monday. The confrontation left a man with a fractured eye socket and saw Stokes suspended from international cricket until “further notice” by the England and Wales Cricket … Continue reading “England’s Stokes charged with affray: Prosecutors”

Rafa on song, Venus sent packing

Melbourne, January 16 Top seed Rafa Nadal and world No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov progressed to the second round of the Australian Open with easy victories on Monday, while top American contenders were sent packing after shock defeats in the first round. World No. 1 Nadal cruised to a 6-1 6-1 6-1 win over Dominican Republic’s … Continue reading “Rafa on song, Venus sent packing”

Marin’s Hyderabad claim PBL title

Hyderabad, January 15 Hyderabad Hunters overcame a fighting Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling final to claim their maiden title at the third Premier Badminton League (PBL) here today. The mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Pia Bernadet put up a dominant display in the last match of the encounter to clinch the title … Continue reading “Marin’s Hyderabad claim PBL title”

Roy’s 180 crushes Australia

Melbourne, January 15 Opener Jason Roy smashed England’s highest individual score in ODIs to guide his side to a comfortable five-wicket victory against Australia in the opening match of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today. The 27-year old made 180 runs, combining in a third-wicket stand of 221 with Test skipper Joe Root, … Continue reading “Roy’s 180 crushes Australia”

Yuvraj Singh, Gayle, Watson among 1,122 registered for IPL auction

New Delhi, January 13 A whopping 1,122 players, including the likes of Chris Gayle, Yuvraj Singh, Joe Root and Shane Watson, had signed up on expected lines to be part of the upcoming IPL auction, the BCCI announced on Saturday. The auction, scheduled to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, will also … Continue reading “Yuvraj Singh, Gayle, Watson among 1,122 registered for IPL auction”

Azharuddin dismisses HCA charges, writes to BCCI

Hyderabad, January 13 Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Saturday dismissed the charges levelled against him by the Hyderabad Cricket Association president G Vivek and said he has written to the BCCI about the developments in HCA. Controversy broke out at the Hyderabad Cricket Association after it barred Azharuddin from attending its Special General Meeting … Continue reading “Azharuddin dismisses HCA charges, writes to BCCI”

Gill keeps clean sheet as Arrows beat Gokulam

Kozhikode: Indian Arrows rode on a late strike from Abhijeet Sarkar to defeat Gokulam Kerala FC 1-0 in the I-League here today. Sarkar struck in the 77th minute as Arrows climbed one spot to seventh with 10 points. Gokulam are second from bottom in the 10-team table. Arrows displayed commendable defensive organisation, although they sometimes … Continue reading “Gill keeps clean sheet as Arrows beat Gokulam”