I knew my role for RCB from time I was traded by DC: Harshal

Chennai, Apr 10 (PTI) Harshal Patel was told well in advance that he will be death overs’ “pointsman” for Royal Challengers Bangalore, a role he played to perfection in the IPL…

Inaugural Indo-U.S. online cricket tournament organised

New Delhi: An Indo-U.S. Cricket eSports Competition was conducted to celebrate the growing trade ties between the two countries. The event was live-streamed on April 8. Sixteen players from India and…

BCCI may provide Dukes balls if India’s Test stars want red ball net sessions during IPL

  NEW DELHI: India’s leading Test stars will be busy with their IPL engagements but the BCCI is ready to help them out by providing Dukes balls in case they…

When will next generation of tennis overtake the Big Three?

Miami: The next generation of men’s tennis remains a jumble of unrealized potential. With Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer skipping the Miami Open, the tournament was expected to…

Dhoni becomes shareholder in F&B start-up that launches helicopter shot-inspired chocolates

New Delhi: Budding cricketers are not the only ones getting inspired by Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s iconic helicopter shot as it has now become the inspiration for artisanal chocolates launched on…

Rajasthan Royals organise stadium live show to launch 2021 IPL jersey

Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals organized a stadium live show here to launch their jersey for the IPL beginning April 9. The IPL starts in Chennai on Friday. The Sawai Mansingh Stadium…

Puma to be RCB’s official kit partner

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Tuesday announced a long-term partnership with sportswear giant Puma. Under the terms of the deal, Puma will be the official kit partner of…

I am convinced that captaincy will make Pant a better player: Ponting

Mumbai: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting is convinced that leading the side in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League will make swashbuckling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant an even…

Five-time champions Mumbai Indians can do an encore

Mumbai: Five-time defending champions Mumbai Indians have it them to do an encore in the upcoming IPL. A batting line-up dotted with big power-hitters along with the best death bowlers…

Interested in captaining Australia again: Steve Smith

Sydney:  Steve Smith says he is interested in becoming Australia captain once again if the opportunity comes, asserting that he has learnt to live with the damage caused to his…

Harmanpreet Kaur tests positive for COVID-19

Patiala: The Indian women’s T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. Kaur, who did not play in the T20 series against South Africa…

Unfortunately that might be the case: Woakes on possibility of missing Test for IPL final

London: England all-rounder Chris Woakes would opt to miss a Test at home should his IPL team Delhi Capitals make the league’s final in May as “opportunities” like that won’t come…

1st Test: Mayers’s strikes help Windies finish Day 3 on high

Antigua: March 24 (IANS) Kyle Mayers took his first Test wickets when he produced two critical strikes in two overs to get West Indies back into the game on Day…

West Indies reach 268-7 to lead Sri Lanka by 99 in 1st test

North Point: Fast bowler Rahkeem Cornwall made an unbeaten half century and combined in a 90-run eighth-wicket partnership with Joshua Da Silva which guided the West Indies to a 99-run…

Sharjeel Khan’s inclusion in Pakistan’s playing XI will depend on his fitness

Karachi: Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan has been told that his place in the playing eleven will depend on whether he can show some improvement in his fitness by April 9,…

Hasan returns two negative tests for COVID-19, will join camp on Tuesday

Karachi: Fast bowler Hasan Ali has returned two negative tests after initially testing positive for COVID-19 and will join the Pakistan training camp from Tuesday ahead of their tours of…

Revenue on track, reserves down in FIFA virus-era accounts

Geneva: FIFA expects to hit its four-year revenue target of 6.44 billion up to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar despite the coronavirus pandemic. Total spending of 1.04 billion in…

Another winning chase: Afridi, Wiese lead Lahore to victory

Karachi: Shaheen Afridi’s ferocious pace and David Wiese’s late charge spurred Lahore Qalandars to a six-wicket win over defending champion Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League. Afridi returned figures of…

Yusuf Pathan announces retirement from all forms of cricket

BARODA: All-rounder Yusuf Pathan on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. “I still remember the day when I wore the India jersey for the first time. I…

Axar Patel takes six wickets as India bowl out England for 112 in pink-ball Test

NEW DELHI: Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took six wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged three as India blew away England for 112 runs in their first innings on the opening…