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Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly today welcomed International Cricket Council's recent announcement of showing Red Card to cricketer in case of extreme behaviour. "It is a good decision. It was needed. Many undesirable actions take place on the cricket field. Since...

Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly today set the ball rolling for his new ventures-Sourav Ganguly Foundation and Sourav Ganguly Cricket School, which will aim at spreading cricket in all corners of West Bengal. Inaugurating the Sourav Ganguly Foundation at a city hotel...

Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly today welcomed International Cricket Council's recent announcement of showing Red Card to cricketer in case of extreme behaviour. "It is a good decision. It was needed. Many undesirable actions take place on the cricket field. Since...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Kerala Blasters secured a spot in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2016 finale with a 3-0 win on penalties over Delhi Dynamos at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. The two sides were inseparable at 2-2 on aggregate at the end of the second leg. The Tuskers managed to...

Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/“I don't know. I couldn't understand. I don't know who started it but I think it's absolutely dirty. You should fight inside the pitch during 90 minutes. It should end within 90 minutes but it shouldn't continue ahead. I don’t like it and I couldn't see it all. Maybe you'll...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Fans of veteran Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh were taken by surprise when his father Yograj Singh decided to give his son's wedding a miss. Yuvraj's wedding with Bollywood actress Hazel Keech was scheduled on November 30 at a gurdwara in Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab. “It is...

Yokohama, 14 Dec 2016/--/Soon after bagging his fourth Ballon d'Or, Real Madrid's talismanic striker Cristiano Ronaldo said that he would have won more number of prestigious titles if he was a teammate of Lionel Messi. It was the perfect ending to another fantastic year for the Real Madrid star,...

Yokohama, 14 Dec 2016/--/Cristiano Ronaldo is itching to prove just why he deserved the Ballon d’Or by leading Real Madrid to another Club World Cup title, Zinedine Zidane said on Wednesday. The Portuguese superstar, voted the world’s best player for a fourth time earlier this week, will lead Real’...

Chennai, 14 Dec 2016/--/The England and Indian training sessions were cancelled on Wednesday owing to unfit ground conditions at the MA Chidambaram stadium in cyclone-battered Chennai which hosts the fifth and final Test from Friday. Ten people were killed by Cyclone Vardah, the worst cyclonic...

Brisbane, 14 Dec 2016/--/Australia captain Steve Smith threw his support behind next year's day-night Ashes Test against England on Wednesday -- but said one was enough for the series. Both Smith and his England counterpart Alastair Cook had previously called for the Ashes Tests, which have no...

Kolkata, 14 Dec 2016/--/Virat Kohli, India Test captain, has never shied away from expressing his aggression on the field. And that attitue has impressed another great captain Sourav Ganguly - who himself was known for his aggressive attitude. "His (Kohli's) aggression is two-times more than mine...

London, 14 Dec 2016/--/Ashley Williams's 86th-minute header ended Arsenal's 14-game unbeaten run and kept Arsene Wenger's side from the Premier League summit as Everton claimed a much-needed 2-1 win on Tuesday. Arsenal would have provisionally supplanted leaders Chelsea on goals scored with victory...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Star badminton player Saina Nehwal was targeted by a section of her 'fans' for endorsing a Chinese brand. The former World No. 1 recently took to social networking site Facebook to share the photo of a phone (Honor 8) that she is endorsing.Soon, Saina Nehwal's timeline was...

NEW DELHI, 14 Dec 2016/--/Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar on Tuesday said that Virat Kohli needed to fine-tune some aspects of his captaincy in order to attain more success in Test cricket. Speaking to NDTV, the former India opener gave Kohli seven out of ten for his leadership after India sealed the...

Chennai, 14 Dec 2016/--/A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists' skipper. After completing an innings victory in the fourth Test on Monday in Mumbai,...

Dubai, 14 Dec 2016/--/India batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women's Team of the Year 2016, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here Wednesday. The women's team of the year, which will be captained by West Indies' Stafanie Taylor, has been added to the list of awards to...

Lucknow, 14 Dec 2016/--/Having received a much-needed wake-up call in their final pool match, favourites India would look to iron out chinks in the armour and play "simple hockey" when they face Spain in the quarterfinals of the men's Junior Hockey World Cup here tomorrow. Even though India...

Mumbai, 14 Dec 2016/--/Actor Amit Sadh has learnt how to operate a rifle from noted Indian shooter Gagan Narang, for his role in Tigmanshu Dhulia's film. To make the rifle shooting scene appear realistic in Dhulia's next film, Amit sought help from his friend Gagan Narang, who won the bronze medal...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/The Indian cricket team scored a comprehensive inning and 36-run victory over England at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Monday to claim the five-Test series with an unassailable 3-0 lead. Resuming the day at 182/6, England showed no resistance and were bowled out for 195...

Karachi, 12 Dec 2016/--/Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal is all set to make a comeback to the national squad after nearly two and half years having scored a flurry of runs in domestic cricket. Kamran met with chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq here yesterday and well-informed sources said that...

Guwahati, 12 Dec 2016/--/There was no stopping the established names despite their bruises and niggles as the likes of World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Asian Championships silver winner L Devendro Singh (52kg) advanced to the finals of the National Men's Boxing...

NEW DELHI, 12 Dec 2016/--/After yet another breathtaking performance to dismantle England in 4th Test in Mumbai, Virat Kohli revealed how a sage advice from India great Sachin Tendulkar after a disastrous tour of England two years ago helped turn into a modern cricket icon. Kohli was in disastrous...

NEW DELHI, 12 Dec 2016/--/Pakistan Cricket Board's head of Executive Committee Najam Sethi rules out any possibility of Indo-Pak bilateral series in near future. He says that looking at the current scenario of relation between the two nations, it seems almost impossible to have a bilateral series...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Soon after England cricket team's failure in home Test series against Pakistan, Alastair Cook's ability to captain the squad was questioned. The opener admitted that he could decide to step down after the end of India tour and the extent of his side's defeats to the Virat...

Mumbai, 12 Dec 2016/--/Virat Kohli's maturity as a captain came to the fore on Monday as he made light of Jimmy Anderson's comments about his technique urging the England veteran to "move on" but also made it clear that playing "sarcastic mind games" is not his cup of tea. He also said that...