Shohaib Malik to lead team Pak in the upcoming ODI

Shoaib Malik will lead Pakistan during the five-match ODI series against Australia, beginning March 22 as captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is likely to be rested. Wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal may be recalled as selection panel tries to find replacement for the…

England T20I series: Mandhana to lead Indian charge, Veda Krishnamurthy returns

Opener Smriti Mandhana will be leading the Indian charge as India announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against England, beginning March 4. Right-hand batswoman Veda Krishnamurthy, who was left out of India’s new Zealand tour, has…

Bengal’s chances of winning Hero Cup turns bleak

Aizawl deal massive blow to Bengal’s title chances Quess East Bengal’s hope of winning their maiden I-League title took a serious dent as they shared the spoils in a highly entertaining 1-1 draw with Aizawl FC at the VYBK Stadium…

Indian cricketer Mithali Raj wants to work on partnerships

India women luckily got away with a below-par performance from the batters in the opening one-day international against England. Admitting the lack of partnerships in the middle order, captain and backbone of the batting lineup Mithali Raj said the team…

Victory : Afghanistan over Ireland in the second T20

Zazai’s 162 leads Afghanistan to easy win; multiple records shattered A power-packed performance by Hazratullah Zazai led Afghanistan to an easy victory over Ireland in the second T20 international here on Saturday. Much to the credit of the 20-year-old’s jaw-dropping…

Sindhu enters the finals of Senior National Badminton Championships

Sindhu enters final; Nehwal, Kashyap in semifinal at Senior National Badminton Championships Top seed PV Sindhu staved off a gutsy fightback from Assam’s Ashmita Chaliha to enter the final at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships here in Guwahati on…

NZ women cricket coach Haidee Tiffen ‘not in right frame of mind’

Haidee Tiffen will not participate for upcoming three-match ODI series against Australia. New Zealand women’s cricket team coach Haidee Tiffen has requested a leave of absence as she thinks that she is “not in right frame of mind” to travel with the…

Maria Sharapova won’t participate in Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova pulls out of Indian Wells due to shoulder injury Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the upcoming Indian Wells Masters due to an injury in the right shoulder. The 31-year-old has been struggling from the injury…

Umpires Eloise Sheridan and Mary Waldron to make history

Umpires Eloise Sheridan and Mary Waldron are on the verge of making history as they will be the first female duo to officiate in a men’s first-grade premier (club) cricket match, this weekend. Sheridan and Waldron will stand in a…

Illegally acquired certificate by Mukesh Kumar

Hockey veteran booked on charges of using fake caste certificate to get job The Hyderabad police on Wednesday arrested triple Olympian and former India hockey team captain Mukesh Kumar for allegedly illegally obtaining a Scheduled Caste (SC) certificate. Kumar had…