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Apologetic David Warner resigned to never playing for Australia again

SYDNEY: A distraught David Warner issued an abject apology for his role in the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal on Saturday and said he was resigned to the prospect of never playing cricket for Australia again after his 12-month ban. In a fourth highly emotional media conference in three days involving the Australian cricket team, the ... Read More »

Mohammad Shami injured in road accident, given stitches

Indian cricketer Mohammad Shami, who is engaged in a legal battle with his wife Hasin Jahan and facing charges of adultery and domestic violence, on Sunday met with a road accident while travelling from Dehradun to Delhi. The pacer reportedly suffered injuries on his head and was given stitches shortly ... Read More »

Mohammed Shami’s Pak friend Alishba denies money transaction

NEW DELHI: After days of speculations, Alishba, a Pakistani citizen, has now admitted to have met Mohammed Shami in Dubai when he was returning from South Africa. Alishba also claimed that she has been in touch with Shami ever since India’s defeat to Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final. One of the many allegations Hasin ... Read More »

Memory for a lifetime: Dinesh Karthik on last-ball six

COLOMBO: Dinesh Karthik is no Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma but the Indian batsman is not complaining about the “memories of a lifetime” that his last-ball six against Bangladesh created. Kanitkar’s boundary against Pakistan under fading Bangabandhu Stadium lights in Dhaka or Joginder Sharma’s final over act against the arch-rivals in the inaugural T20 World Cup ... Read More »

Shubhankar, Lahiri places in world golf rankings

New Delhi :  India’s ace golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri dropped places to be at the 69th and the 83rd spot respectively in the World Golf Rankings released today. Shubhankar fell five spots to be at 69 with 1.97 points while Lahiri, who was at the 80th spot dropped three ... Read More »

Dinesh Karthik is Still Trying to Make His Mark

New Delhi: He hit the last ball, a half-volley from Soumya Sarkar, over extra cover and waited that extra minute to see whether it would clear the ropes. It did and a seemingly nonchalant Dinesh Karthik raised his arms, he had taken India to an improbable last-ball win over Bangladesh. When he’d ... Read More »

Chennaiyin into ISL final post 4-1 aggregate win over FC Goa

Chennai: Chennaiyin FC reached their second Indian Super League (ISL) final in three years after clinching a 4-1 aggregate win over FC Goa at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Tuesday.Chennayin FC, which settled with a 1-1 draw against FC Goa in the first leg of the semi-finals, went on to ... Read More »

Amid Mohammed Shami-Hasin Jahan saga, elder daughter calls for peace

KOLKATA: The Mohammed Shami-Hasin Jahan saga continues to get murkier with time. Jahan, the wife of the Indian fast bowler embroiled in a domestic violence and adultery scandal, has alleged that her husband is a womaniser. According to her, Shami has had several extra-marital affairs and has fixed matches also. ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal Unfazed By Rankings Race On Return

Rafael Nadal says he will not be thinking about reclaiming his world number one ranking when he makes his return from injury at the Mexico Open in Acapulco on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Spanish star will play his first match since limping out of the quarter-finals at the Australian Open when ... Read More »

India aims for perfect tour finale in third T20 international

India would be eyeing a perfect end to what has been a thoroughly roller-coaster tour when they take on a depleted but not completely deflated South Africa in the decisive third Twenty20 International in Cape Town on Saturday. Having suffered a minor setback in the previous game, India will look to recover ... Read More »

Run-machine Virat Kohli in line to surpass Don Bradman

NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli has evoked comparisons with many legendary batsman during his record-breaking career, and the in-form batsman is now looking at going past the greatest of all, Sir Don Bradman, as India’s tour of South Africa winds down. Kohli, 29, has so far scored a stunning 870 runs on ... Read More »

Sindhu wins again but India lose 1-3 to Indonesia

Alor Setar (Malaysia) : The Indian women’s team went down to Indonesia 1-3 for its second loss in the Badminton Asia Team Championships here today. Just like in the loss against Japan yesterday, PV Sindhu was the only one to win her match. She beat Fitriani Fitriani 21-13, 24-22 in the ... Read More »