U-19 World Cup: India beat South Africa in warm-up match

  In a warm-up ODI match ahead of the U-19 World Cup in Christchurch, India notched up a massive 189-run win over South Africa. Bengal pacer Ishan Porel who bagged four wickets contributed in a big way to the victory. Batting first, India U-19 team scored 332 for 8, riding on twin half-centuries by Aryan … Continue reading U-19 World Cup: India beat South Africa in warm-up match

BCCI bans Yusuf Pathan for five months after failed dope test

Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan was today handed a five-month retrospective suspension for failing a dope test. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement that Pathan has been suspended after he inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, commonly found in cough syrups. The BCCI said, terbutaline, a specified substance, is prohibited … Continue reading BCCI bans Yusuf Pathan for five months after failed dope test

North Korea to participate in upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea

North Korea will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea next month. The announcement came as the two Koreas met for their first high-level talks in more than two years at Panmunjom peace village in the demilitarized zone at the border. Talking to reporters after the meeting, South Korea’s … Continue reading North Korea to participate in upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea