India aim to carry Test domination against Sri Lanka into ODIs

India aim to carry Test domination against Sri Lanka into ODIs

Fresh from a 3-0 Test cricket series whitewash over Sri Lanka, India will aim to continue with their ruthless approach as the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series begins at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday. Virat Kohli’s men routed the Islanders in the three Tests, posting easy wins through all-round performances. In the […]

Second Test: India to bat against Sri Lanka

Second Test: India to bat against Sri Lanka

 India won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second cricket Test match here on Thursday. India made one change to their playing XI. Fit-again opener Lokesh Rahul replaced Abhinav Mukund in the top order. Host Sri Lanka made three changes to the side that was thrashed by India in the […]

India elect to bat against Sri Lanka in opening Test

India elect to bat against Sri Lanka in opening Test

 India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the first of the three-match Test series here on Wednesday. Playing the first game under new coach Ravi Shastri, India decided to go with five bowlers. All-rounder Hardik Pandya is making his Test debut. Sri Lanka, meanwhile is led by […]

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired to join the police force, the Chief Minister’s […]

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Amarinder undos ‘injustice’ to Harmanpreet; offers police job

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has offered a job in the Punjab Police to Indian batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur following her stellar performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup in England. Singh offered the post of a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) to Kaur if she so desired to join the police force, the Chief Minister’s […]

Harmanpreet’s breezy ton propels India to WWC final

Harmanpreet’s breezy ton propels India to WWC final

All-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur’s scintillating 115-ball unbeaten 171 helped India thrash Australia by 36 runs in the second semi-final here and set their date with hosts England in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final at The Lord’s in London. Electing to bat after winning the toss in a rain-shortened 42-overs-a-side semi-final at the County Ground here, Kaur […]

BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach

BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach

 After much drama and controversy, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)confirmed on Tuesday that Ravi Shastri has been selected as the new coach of the Indian cricket team. The other members of the coaching staff were also announced with former India fast bowler Zaheer Khan appointed bowling coach and former star batsman […]

Federer reaches third round at Wimbledon

Federer reaches third round at Wimbledon

Seven-time champion Roger Federer advanced into the third round at Wimbledon with a straight set victory over Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic here. Federer, who turns 36 next month, won 7-6 (0), 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday at Centre Court in the evening light of Day Four, Xinhua news agency reported. Lajovic, ranked 79th in the world, broke […]

Holder stars as West Indies beat India by 11 runs in 4th ODI

Holder stars as West Indies beat India by 11 runs in 4th ODI

Skipper Jason Holder took five wickets as West Indies defeated India by 11 runs in the fourth One Day International cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here on Sunday. Holder (5/27) led from the front towards the end and wrapped up India’s lower middle-order to snatch the victory. Alzarri Joseph took two wickets. […]

Germany overcome Chile to win Confederations Cup

Germany overcome Chile to win Confederations Cup

Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup in St Petersburg on Sunday. Borussia Monchengladbach forward Stindl tapped home against the run of play after a defensive blunder midway through the first half as world champions Germany added another major trophy to their collection, The Independent reported. […]

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