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No WT20 next year?

Monday, 19 Jun 2017 | PTI | London

The World Twenty20 Championship's seventh edition next year is all set to be scrapped and pushed to 2020 as the top member nations will be busy with bilateral commitments in 2018. According to highly-placed sources in the International Cricket Council, the next edition of ICC World T2O will only be held...

Sunday set to explode

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | PTI | London

Virat Kohli's dazzling drives will face stiff competition from Harmanpreet Singh's powerful dragflicks on a rarest of rare occasion when national teams are pitted against Pakistan in cricket and hockey on the same day in a third country. Within 10 miles of each other, Indian cricket team will meet their arch...

Kohli in line of control

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | PTI | London

India's remarkable consistency will be up against Pakistan's legendary volatility when the fierce rivals clash in what is expected to be an exciting finale to the ICC Champions Trophy, here on Sunday. The often tense political relations between the neighbouring nations add colour to the bitter yet intense rivalry, which has...

Ashwin hurts knee during practice

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | PTI | London

India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday hurt his right knee during the fielding session ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. However it might not be serious as after a 30-minute break, he was back to bowling in the nets. Ashwin along with other senior players like skipper...

Terrific trio India's main weapon

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | Aditya K Halder | New Delhi

The very thought of an India-Pakistan Final brings back vivid memory of the inaugural World Twenty Final in 2007. That moment, when S Sreesanth somehow grabbed onto Misbah-ul-Haq's scoop shot-gone-wrong catch on short fine-leg, still gives every Indian goosebumps. The expectation of witnessing another such nail-biting Final in Oval, London is...

Pak sports pace power

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | Akshay Sharma | New Delhi

If there is one thing that has remained a constant with Pakistan cricket in the last three decades, it has been their unpredictability. A side that looked hopelessly out of its depth in their first match of the tournament suddenly turned into a most efficient side in the matches that...

In the nick

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | Agencies

Excitement brewing for big Final The passions generated by an India-Pakistan cricket match are unmatched and astute businessmen are looking to cash in on the opportunity. Bars and restaurants are honing their pitch to attract cricket enthusiasts waiting to make the most of their Sunday evening. Giant screens, happy hours and...

Srikanth in Final, Prannoy out

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | PTI | Jakarta

Kidambi Srikanth was at his grittiest best as he shocked World No 1 Son Wan Ho for a place in the Final but giant-killer HS Prannoy's battle ended in agony at the $1,000,000 Indonesia Super Series Premier, here on Saturday. Srikanth fought like a man possessed to outclass Son Wan Ho...

Russia wins 2-0 in Confed Cup

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | AP | Saint Petersburg

Host nation Russia beat a poor New Zealand team 2-0 on Saturday to open the Confederations Cup with a win that was all but demanded by Vladimir Putin. Russia's president was in the $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add...

Impressive India blank Canada 3-0

Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 | PTI | London

Continuing with their impressive run, India blanked Canada 3-0 to register their second consecutive win at the Hockey World League Semi-Final here on Saturday. India scored three field goals through S V Sunil (5th minute), Akashdeep Singh (10th) and Sardar Singh (18th) to pocket full three points from the Pool B...

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DU admissions to continue till June 28; 2nd cut-off list on July 1

25 Jun 2017 | Shipra Parashar/ Srishti Garg | New Delhi

With Delhi University declaring its first cut-off list on Friday, SGTB Khalsa college came out with the highest 99.66 per cent for BSc (Hons) Electronics...

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Max Hospital initiates regimented protocol of ‘Fast Track Bypass surgeries’

25 Jun 2017 | PNS | Dehradun

A regimented protocol of ‘Fast Track Bypass surgeries’ in which a patient can get discharged in three days has been initiated by the Max hospital here. Addressing media persons Senior Consultant Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (CTVS), Dr Manish Meswani said that Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) involves counselling of patient and fast tracking the conventional processes...

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