International Cricket Council on Friday, announced significant changes to the One-Day International playing conditions after discussing the ICC Cricket Committee’s recommendations at the ICC Annual Conference 2015 in Barbados. Chief among the changes instituted by ICC was the scrapping of the batting powerplay from the 50-over format. In a move to give bowlers a bit … Continue reading ICC notifies new laws for ODIs
Bangladesh were 111 for 3 on 4th day of their one-off Test against India in Fatullah today. Earlier, the visitor declared their first innings on the overnight score of 462 for six this morning in the rain-hit match. Shikhar Dhawan scored 173 and Murali vijay 150. For Bangladesh, Left arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan claimed … Continue reading Bangladesh 111 for 3 on 4th day of one-off Test against India
In the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier match, Indian team gave a good fight before going down 1-2 against Oman at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru yesterday. Oman, ranked 40 places above India in the FIFA chart at 101, scored through Qasim Said and Imad AlHosani, while Sunil Chhetri was on target for India with a … Continue reading India fail to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup
Fourth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea entered the semifinals of the ATP Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany today beating Mate Pavic and Michael Venus in straight sets. The Indo-Romanian pair beat the Croat-Kiwi combine 7-6, 6-2 in the quarter finals. They next face the winner of the other quarter final between second seeded pair … Continue reading Bopanna-Mergea enter Mercedes Cup semis
India were 462 for 6 at stumps on day three of their one-off Test against Bangladesh in Fatullah today. Resuming their overnight score of 239 for no loss, Murali Vijay struck his sixth Test century while Ajinkya Rahane fell short of his hundred after rain allowed only a little over 47 overs. Ravichandran Ashwin -2 … Continue reading Day 3 at Fatullah test: India at 462 for 6 against B’desh
Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only Indian in the Forbes list of world’s richest athletes. Dhoni has been ranked 23rd on the Forbes list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2015 which has been topped again by American boxer Floyd Mayweather. Dhoni has dropped from his ranking of 22 last year with his total earnings … Continue reading MS Dhoni sole Indian in Forbes list of world’s richest sportspersons
The bidding process for the 2026 World Cup has been postponed amid allegations around the 2018 and 2022 tournaments. FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke said it was “a nonsense” to begin the process in the current climate. The vote to decide who will host the 2026 World Cup is due to take place in Kuala … Continue reading FIFA World Cup 2026 bidding process delayed amid graft charges
The fourth and final cricket test between India and England will be played at the Kennington Oval in London from Thursday.
With massive victories in the first three tests, hosts England have already bagged the series and will now look to go into the shorter formats of the game, one T20 and 5 ODIs, with a whitewash. On the other hand Team India, who have been dethroned from the Number One Test spot, would look to restore some of their lost pride with a victory. If India loses this time also, they will further slip to the number three position behind South Africa.For India, Seamer Praveen Kumar is still a doubtful starter for the game and his absence will further add to the plight of the Indian team, especially after the departure of Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh earlier in the series.
India’s Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have advanced to the second round of the ATP Western and Southern Open at Cincinnati in US.
The India duo will take on the winner of the match between Serbs Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki and the Spanish combo of Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal. Another Indian advancing to the second round is Rohan Bopanna, who, along with Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi, got a bye in the first round. The fifth seed Indo-Pak pair next face Argentine duo of Juan Ignacio Chela and Juan Monaco, who overcame the challenge of Austria’s Oliver Marach and Belgium’s Dick Norman 6-4 3-6 10-6 in their opening round match. No Indian is competing in the singles main draw with Somdev Devvarman failing to cross the qualifying hurdle. He lost in the first round.
About 450 boys and 300 girls from 26 states will participate in the 38th National Junior Swimming Championships that will begin in Bhopal on Friday