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IPL 2017: KKR hands RCB its worst defeat ever, all out at 49!
New Delhi , Apr. 24 : When Kolkata Knight Riders scored a paltry target of 132 runs at the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday, an epic drubbing was expected, but little did everyone know that it was the Royal Challengers Bangalore who would go home with a shocker, as they suffered a humiliating collapse in chasing the target at Eden Gardens. Read Full Story

Ruled out of IPL, Bravo calls it one of his harshest decisions
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Apr 23 : West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who plays for Gujarat Lions, has been ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read Full Story

Dwayne Bravo ruled out of IPL 2017
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Apr 23 : West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who plays for Gujarat Lions, has been ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read Full Story

Will retire even if I score century in every innings in Windies: Younis Khan
Jamaica [West Indies], Apr 23 : Veteran Pakistan batsman has put an end to all speculations of him extending his career, saying he will retire even if he scores a hundred in every innings of every match against West Indies. Read Full Story

Will soon get back to winning ways, believes Punjab's Axar Patel
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Apr 23 : Kings XI Punjab spinner Axar Patel believes that his team, which is languishing at the sixth spot in the IPL points table, just need to get their combination right to get back on to the winning ways. Read Full Story

National netball champion given triple talaq for giving birth to girl child
Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr 23 : With a united India calling for abolishment of the triple talaq, yet another shocking incident has come to fore in BJP-ruled Uttar where a national level netball player was divorced for giving birth to a girl child. Read Full Story

Jamaica Test: Amir's fifer leaves Windies at 278/9 on rain-hit day
Jamaica [West Indies], Apr 23 : Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir claimed a five-wicket haul to leave West Indies at 278/9 on a rain-curtailed second day of the first Test against Pakistan here at the Sabina Park on Saturday. Read Full Story

Services Sports Control Board win 7th Junior Men's Championships
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 23 : Services Sports Control Board were crowned champions of 7th Junior National Championships 2017 (Men) 'B' Division on Saturday in what was a thrilling final, completing eight days of action packed hockey at the Aishbagh Stadium. Read Full Story

Shikhar, Rohit should open in Champions Trophy: Laxman
Pune (Maharashtra), Apr 23 : Indian batting legend VVS Laxman has batted for Shikhar Dhawan to open the innings along with Rohit Sharma in the forthcoming Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales in June. Read Full Story

Mental toughness key to beat Australia at Azlan Shah: Sreejesh
Bengaluru , Apr 22 : With just few days to go for the commencement of the 26th Sultan of Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia, Indian men's hockey team skipper PR Sreejesh believes mental toughness can help his side to defeat top teams like Australia in the upcoming tournament. Read Full Story

IPL 2017: Raina draws praise post superb knock against KKR
New Delhi , Apr 22 : Indian batsman Suresh Raina, who smashed an 84-run knock to guide Gujarat Lions to a four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash last evening, has received a flurry of praise from the cricket fraternity including his teammates. Read Full Story

7th Junior Men's C'ship: Hockey Odisha beat Steel Plant Sports Board 3-1
Bhopal , Apr 22 : Hockey Odisha edged past Steel Plant Sports Board 3-1 in their Pool A clash on the third day of 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'A' Division here at Aisbagh Stadium. Read Full Story

I-League: East Bengal desperate for win in last home fixture
Kolkata (West Bengal) , Apr 22 : Kingfisher East Bengal are all set to welcome Minerva Punjab in what would be a battle to salvage pride for both sides. Read Full Story

Finisher Dhoni does it again, clinches last-ball win for Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) , Apr 22 : Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a blisstering 34-ball 61 to help Rising Pune Supergiant chase down 177 with a last-ball boundary against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. Read Full Story

I-league: Four-goal show by Bektur helps Churchill beat Chennai 6-1
Vasco (Goa) , Apr 22 : Churchill Brothers secured their safety in the I-league with a comprehensive 6-1 win against ten-man Chennai City FC at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco on Saturday. Read Full Story

Told Gujarat Lions to 'restart' post KKR defeat: Raina
Kolkata , Apr 22 : After registering a four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders last evening, Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina has revealed that he had told his teammates ahead of the match that it was a right time for them to 'restart' and go all guns blazing, with his side were languishing down to eighth place on the Indian Premier League (IPL) table. Read Full Story

Shikhar, Rohit should open for India in Champions Trophy: Laxman
Pune (Maharashtra), Apr 22 : Indian batting legend VVS Laxman has batted for Shikhar Dhawan to open the innings along with Rohit Sharma in the forthcoming Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales in June. Read Full Story

Rashid Khan is a match-winner: VVS Laxman
Pune (Maharashtra) , Apr 22 : Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) mentor VVS Laxman has heaped praise on Afghanistan's Rashid Khan, saying the leg-spinner is already a match-winner and an impact player. Read Full Story

Bopanna-Cuevas struggles into Monte Carlo semis
Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr 19 : Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas produced a spirited performance as they bounced back from a set down to book their place in the semi-finals of the men' doubles event at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters here last evening. Read Full Story

Jamaica Test: Chase, Dowrich rescue Windies against Pak on Day 1
Jamaica [West Indies], Apr 22 : Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich each struck half-centuries as West Indies fought back in the final session to reach 244-7 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan at the Sabina Park here last evening. Read Full Story

7th Senior Women's C'ship: Hockey Rajasthan beat Hockey Madhya Bharat 5-1
Rohtak , Apr 21 : Hockey Rajasthan hammered Hockey Madhya Bharat 5-1 in the semi-final clash of 7th Senior National Championship 2017 (Women) 'B' Division here on Friday. Read Full Story

I-League: Churchill face tricky Chennai test at home
Goa , Apr 21 : Churchill Brothers and Chennai City FC head into the penultimate round of the I-League level on points as the two lock horns at the Tilak Maidan here on Saturday. Read Full Story

Bad decisions cost me Monte Carlo title: Andy Murray
Johannesburg [South Africa] Apr. 21 : World number one Andy Murray, who slumped to a shocking third-round exit in the ongoing Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, has admitted some bad decisions during the match led to his loss against World No.24 Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain. Read Full Story

Afridi thanks Kohli and Co. for 'wonderful' farewell gift
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 21 : Former Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Afridi has acknowledged Virat Kohli and the entire Indian team for the heartwarming farewell gift they sent to him. Read Full Story

I-League: Mohun Bagan, Aizawl FC look resolute before decider
Aizawl (Mizoram) , Apr 21 : Table-toppers Mohun Bagan and Aizawl FC will have an eye on the Read Full Story

Shahzaib Hasan charged with breach of PCB's Anti-Corruption Code
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 21 : Suspended batsman Shahzaib Hasan has been charged by the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal for breaching its code during the concluded second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Read Full Story

Parthiv and I complement each other: Buttler
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 21 : Mumbai Indians batsman Jos Buttler, who shared a crucial 81-run opening stand in just 5.1 overs with Parthiv Patel(37 of 18 balls) in Thursday's IPL encounter against Kings XI Punjab, said they both complement each other as they both play their natural games. Read Full Story

Groin injury forces Hasan Ali out of first Windies Test
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 21 : In a major blow to Pakistan, paceman Hasan Ali has been ruled out of the first Test of the three-match series against West Indies due to injury. Read Full Story

De Villiers, Amla among marquee Proteas players for new T20 league
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 21 : ODI skipper AB de Villiers and veteran batsman Hashim Amla are among the eight marquee South Africa players, who will be representing the various franchises in the first two editions of the new T20 Global Destination League which gets underway later this year. Read Full Story

7th Junior Men's C'ship: Steel Plant Sports Board beat Manipur Hockey 8-1
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 21 : Steel Plant Sports Board outclassed Manipur Hockey 8-1 on Day 2 of 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'A' Division at Aisbagh Stadium. Read Full Story

Continuous axing from Oz squad leaves Khawaja frustrated
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 21 : Top-order batsman Usman Khawaja, who has failed to find a place in Australia's 15-man squad for the Champions Trophy, has expressed his frustration at his continuous axing from the team. Read Full Story

India to face NZ, Sri Lanka in ICC Women's WC practice matches
Dubai [UAE], Apr 21 : India will begin their 2017 ICC Women's World Cup campaign with a practice match against New Zealand in Derbyshire on June 19. Read Full Story

Former Ranji cricketer Tushar Arothe appointed India women coach
Mumbai , Apr 21 : Former Ranji cricketer Tushar Arothe has been appointed as the coach of the Indian women's cricket team, two months ahead of the 2017 Women's World Cup in England and Wales. Read Full Story

It's challenging to select a best IPL playing XI: Ponting
Melbourne [Australia], Apr 21 : Former Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting believes it can be a daunting task when it comes to selection of a best Indian Premier League (IPL) team. Read Full Story

Dutee Chand to lead India at Asian Grand Prix 2017
New Delhi , Apr 21 : Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will lead the 16-member Indian Athletics team to participate in the three-leg Asian Grand Prix 2017 in China. Read Full Story

T-Sport confirm Karun Chandhok, Steve Tandy for LMP3 Cup opener
New Delhi , Apr 21 : T-Sport have confirmed that Karun Chandhok will team up with Steve Tandy for the opening round of the 2017 Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship. Read Full Story

Jamaica Test: Hold the momentum once achieved, Holder tells teammates
Kingston [West Indies], Apr 21 : West Indies skipper Jason Holder has called on his teammates to carry on with the momentum which they gained against Pakistan in the final Test of their previous Test series in UAE, into the opening Test of the return three-Test series beginning at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Friday. Read Full Story

IPL 10: RCB rope in Harpreet Singh as replacement for injured Sarfaraz Khan
Bengaluru , Apr 20 : Harpreet Singh Bhatia, the Madhya Pradesh batsman, has been signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore as a replacement for injured Sarfaraz Khan for the remainder of the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017. Read Full Story

Rafael Nadal eases into Monte-Carlo quarters
Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr 20 : Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal produced a rich vein of form as he thrashed Alexander Zverev Jr. of Germany in straight sets to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Pakistan Cup 'a real opportunity' to impress selectors, believes Anwar Ali
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 20 : All-rounder Anwar Ali believes the ongoing Pakistan Cup is a 'real opportunity' for players like him to impress the national selectors ahead of the Champions Trophy, which is slated to be held in England and Wales in June. Read Full Story

Lankan legend Muralitharan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Apr 20 : Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced that spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan will become the first player from the nation to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame during the 2017 Champions Trophy, which is to be held in England and Wales in June. Read Full Story

India's campaign at China Open ends as Kashyap, Dani bow out
Jiangsu [China], Apr 20 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap suffered a major blow as he crashed out of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold after going down against Qiao Bin of China in the men's singles event here on Thursday. Read Full Story

7th Junior Men's C'ships: Hockey Odisha beat Bengal Hockey 6-2
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Apr 20 : Hockey Odisha beat Bengal Hockey Association 6-2 in the opening day of the 7th Junior National Championships 2017 (Men) 'A' Division at Aishbagh Stadium here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Sindhu surges to third spot, Praneeth achieves career-best ranking
New Delhi , Apr 20 : Olympic medallist PV Sindhu climbed up two places to achieve third spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Read Full Story

Lord Vishnu cover row: SC quashes criminal complaint filed against Dhoni
New Delhi , Apr 20 : The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the criminal complaint filed against former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for allegedly depicting himself as Hindu deity 'Lord Vishnu' in a magazine cover. Read Full Story

Australia's Rene Farrell bids adieu to ODIs
Sydney [Australia], Apr 20 : Australian women fast bowler Rene Farrell, who made her international debut in 2007, has announced her retirement from One-Day International (ODI) cricket. Read Full Story

SRH vs DD: I wish I could smack a few like Gayle, says Williamson
Hyderabad (Telangana), Apr 20 : Kane Williamson, who made an imperious 89 and propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad to their fourth win in four home matches on Wednesday, rues the fact that he could not 'smack' some shorts like West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle during the course of his 51 ball-knock. Read Full Story

Tim Southee signs on with Middlesex for T20 Blast
Wellington [New Zealand], Apr 20 : New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has signed for Middlesex for this year's English T20 league, linking up with two of his former New Zealand captains at the London-based county side. Read Full Story

Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall
London [UK] Apr 20 : World No. 1 Serena Williams is pregnant and is expecting to give birth this fall, her spokesperson has confirmed. Read Full Story

7th Senior Women National C'ship: Rajasthan beat Gujarat 3-0 to enter semis
Rohtak (Haryana) , Apr 20 : Hockey Rajasthan put on a commanding performance to beat Sports Authority of Gujarat - Hockey Academy 3-0 in the quarter finals of the Hockey India 7th Senior National Championships 2017 (Women) 'B' Division on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Bopana-Cuevas battles into pre-quarters of Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr 19 : Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas kicked of their clay-court season on a winning note as they bounced back from a set down to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters here on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Parupalli Kashyap roars into China Masters pre-quarters
Jiangsu [China], Apr 19 : Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap made an impressive comeback from a three-month injury lay-off as he stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the men's singles event of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold after registering comfortable straight-games win over Thailand's Suppanyu Avihingsanon here on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Keshav Maharaj breaks into Proteas squad for Champions Trophy
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 19 : South Africa left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj has received a maiden ODI call-up in the 15-member squad for the ICC Champions Trophy. Read Full Story

Pleasure to open with you, Gayle tells 'legend' Kohli
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Apr 19 : If there is one opening pair in the Indian Premier League (IPL) which can send jitters to the opposition, it is, without any doubt, the combine of two greats of the modern era--Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle. Read Full Story

'Injured' Philander set to fly back home from England
London [U.K], Apr 19 : South African pacer Vernon Philander, who is currently playing county cricket in England, is all set to fly back home and is expected to remain out of action for "two to three weeks" after suffering a groin injury during a County Championship match last weekend. Read Full Story

`Injured` Philander set to fly back home from England
London [U.K], Apr 19 : South African pacer Vernon Philander, who is currently playing county cricket in England, is all set to fly back home and is expected to remain out of action for wo to three weeks after suffering a groin injury during a County Championship match last weekend. Read Full Story

Punjab and Sind Bank enter semis of 7th Junior Men's Hockey C'ship
Bhopal , Apr 19 : Punjab and Sind Bank edged past Kerala Hockey 5-4 to enter the semi-finals of the 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'B' Division here on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Injured Hasan Ali doubtful for Windies Test series
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 19 : In a major setback to Pakistan, young pacer Hasan Ali got his groin injured while fielding in the first innings of the three-day practice match in Montego Bay against the President XI, thus creating doubt over his presence in the upcoming three-match Test series against the West Indies. Read Full Story

Australia planning Bangladesh tour, says Bangladesh Cricket Board official
Johannesburg [South Africa], Apr 19 : Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury has informed that the Australian cricket team is likely to tour Bangladesh later this year for a two-Test series. Read Full Story

Kevin O'Brien, Paul Stirling return to Ireland squad for England ODIs
London [UK], Apr 19 : In a major boost to Ireland, Kevin O'Brien and Paul Stirling have been declared fit for next month's two-match ODI series against England. Read Full Story


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