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Three Cheers for Ladu – the wonderkid from Dariba

How often do we see a father’s death turning out to be a motivational factor for a young kid! Well, 14-year-old Ladu Lal Jatiya from Naya Dariba has promised himself ever since to live his father’s dream of becoming a footballer. It took Ladu and his mother (Tipu Bai) several ... Read More »

Indian Terrain Fashions signs MS Dhoni as brand ambassador

Indian Terrain Fashions has signed cricketer MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador. The company is targeting to achieve turnover of Rs 650 crore in the next 3 years and to double its retail network to 300 outlets. Indian Terrain Fashions is engaged in the business of manufacture and sale of ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI Ombudsman on May 14

New Delhi: Cricketing greats Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman will depose in person for their alleged Conflict of Interest case before the BCCI Ombudsman cum Ethics Officer Justice DK Jain here on May 14. It is learnt that the complainant Sanjeev Gupta of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) and BCCI CEO ... Read More »

Du Plessis misses ton as CSK post 170 for 5 against KXIP

Chandigarh : Faf du Plessis missed out on a well-deserved hundred by four runs as Kings XI Punjab bowled well at the death to restrict Chennai Super Kings to 170 for 5 in a final IPL group league encounter of the two teams here Sunday. Courtesy Du Plessis’ 96 off 55 ... Read More »

IPL 2019: Capital gains from Pant’s devastating knock

It is not every night that a sparkling hundred in a T20 game gets overshadowed and becomes inconsequential. But, then, with Rishabh Pant, anything is possible. The 21-year-old left-hander played a blistering knock (78 not out, 36b) to lead Delhi Capitals to a six-wicket win with four balls to spare. ... Read More »

We need to bat well at the top: Dhoni

Bengaluru : Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni urged his top-order to get their acts together and finish more matches going into the business-end of the Indian Premier League. Dhoni’s superb 48-ball-84 went in vain as RCB beat CSK by one run to stay afloat in the league. CSK’s ... Read More »

Girl Power – the Zinc Football way!

Udaipur : Bindu Meena, a 9-year-old girl from Zawar is a regular at the Zinc Football School in Newatalai. So are Kanchan Meena and several other girls who have taken this initiative to the next level with their enthusiastic participation in large numbers across all our Zinc Football Schools. Little ... Read More »

Injured Guptill ruled out for T20 series against India

Wellington :  Senior New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has been ruled out of the upcoming three-match T20 series against India after failing to recover from a back injury. Guptill will be replaced by all-rounder Jimmy Neesham, who also featured in the final two ODIs against India in the recently concluded five-match ... Read More »

ICC pays tribute to MS Dhoni after match-winning knock against Australia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday, paid tribute to Indian wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s finishing skills, following his match-winning knock against Australia in the 2nd ODI at the Adelaide Oval. Dhoni scored 55 runs in 54 deliveries, stitching an unbeaten 57-run stand off 34 balls with Dinesh Karthik, ... Read More »

India crash to 140 all out, Australia level series

India crumbled in the face of Australia’s remarkable metamorphosis and crashed to a 146-run defeat in the second Test in Perth on Tuesday, surrendering a rare hard-earned ascendancy in a series Down Under. The hosts levelled the four-match series 1-1 after India were bowled out for 140 runs in 56 ... Read More »

We never thought about spin option: Kohli

Perth :  Skipper Virat Kohli Tuesday said the thought of having a spinner for the second Test against Australia never crossed his mind as he believed India’s four-pronged pace attack would do the job. India lost the match by 146 runs. The visitors were outdone by a second successive eight-wicket haul ... Read More »

India bounce back but Australia still on top

Perth : India recovered from a patchy start to reduce Australia to 277 for six on the opening day of the second Test but the hosts still walked out with advantage considering the bowler-friendly conditions, here on Friday. A 112-run opening stand between Marcus Harris (70) and Aaron Finch (50) vindicated ... Read More »