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Ganguly calls Sehwag’s comments ‘foolish’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Agencies | Kolkata

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said that Virender Sehwag "spoke foolishly" when he claimed that "lack of setting" cost him the national team chief coach's job. "I've got nothing to say. Sehwag spoke foolishly (bokar moton boleche)," Ganguly, one of three members of the Cricket Advisory Committee that picked...

Getting past initial jitters very crucial: Prannoy

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Karthik Raman | New Delhi

HS Prannoy, who had an impressive first half of the season, feels that finding ways to win the tight opening round clashes have been crucial for him to enjoy a good run of late. The 25-year-old shuttler, who had a sticky one-year spell when he managed to reach just the one...

Arsenal win amid Cologne chaos; Fast start for Milan

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | AP | London

Crowd disorder marred Cologne's return to European competition after 25 years as the German team's fans caused havoc in London and forced the Europa League game against Arsenal to be delayed on Thursday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was surprised that the game was eventually played after a one-hour delay, with his...

Sindhu seals S/F spot, Sameer sinks in Seoul

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | Seoul

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu progressed to the semifinals of women's singles but it was curtains for Sameer Verma in men's singles event at the $600,000 Korea Open Super Series, here on Friday. Sindhu, who had won the silver at the World Championship last month, recovered from a mid-game slump...

Rohit hints at Rahane opening innings

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | Chennai

Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Friday hinted that Ajinkya Rahane could be the one replacing his regular opening partner Shikhar Dhawan, who will miss the first three ODIs against Australia due to personal reasons. Dhawan has been released from the team to attend to his unwell wife, ruling him out of...

Wrist spinners will play big role: Agar

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | Chennai

Australia's spin-bowling allrounder Ashton Agar on Friday said wrist spinners will have a big role to play in the five-match ODI series against India starting here on Sunday. Speaking about the impact of wrist spinners in limited-overs cricket, Agar said: "They (leggies) are a really valuable asset in limited-overs cricket because...

Handscomb called up as Finch's cover

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | Chennai

Australia has included batsman Peter Handscomb to the squad for the ODI tour of India as cover for injured opener Aaron Finch. According to a report cricket.com.au, Handcomb will fly in as cover ahead of Sunday's series opener against India here. Finch aggravated a calf injury during training here on Thursday. A...

Singles

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | Agencies

Indian women's team lose 1-3 to Den Bosch Den Bosch: Defender Navdeep Kaur scored the solitary goal as the Indian women's hockey team suffered a 1-3 loss to Ladies Den Bosch team in their third match of the Europe Tour here. Goals from Ireen van den Assem (12th, 45th) and Imke...

‘Missed out on coach’s job for lack of setting'

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | New Delhi

Virender Sehwag on Friday said he missed out on becoming the Indian cricket team's chief coach for the lack of patronage from the powers that be in the BCCI and will not apply for the position again. Sehwag lost out to Ravi Shastri, who was touted as the choice of skipper...

Elite ICC officials discuss changes

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 | PTI | Dubai:

The three-day ICC Elite Panel Conference concluded on Friday with match referees and umpires discussing new playing conditions, including changes in the DRS usage, bat sizes and code of conduct among the changes which will be implemented in series starting on September 28. The annual conference, which began on September 13,...

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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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19 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

MP warns against fake ads Koderma MP Ravindra Kumar Roy has warned youths to beware of fake job advertisements for KISAN TV Channel as a gang is cheating on the name of the job in this TV channel. Roy appealed to the youths not come in such a hoax as in the name of training they are asking youths to deposit money in their accounts...

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