Buttler one of the most destructive batsmen: Smith

Buttler one of the most destructive batsmen: Smith

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Rajasthan Royals' Steve Smith, who is gearing up for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), praised his teammate Jos Buttler saying the England international is one of the most destructive batsmen around the world. Smith, who has played two seasons for the Rajasthan Royals in the past and...

Lakshya, Riya break into top 100

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Young Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Riya Mookerjee Tuesday broke into the top-100 to be placed 76th and 94th among men's and women's singles players in the latest world badminton rankings. In the latest BWF rankings, Lakshya made a massive jump of 28 places while Riya climbed up 19 spots. B Sai...

Prajnesh advances, Ramkumar bows out

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | Miami

In-form Prajnesh Gunneswaran has moved into the final qualifying round of the Miami Masters with a straight-set win but Ramkumar Ramanathan fell at the first hurdle, here. Prajnesh who reached the third round at the Indian Wells Masters after coming through qualifiers, got the better of Spain's Adrian Menendez-Maceiras 6-2, 6-4...

Singles

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Agencies

Prithviraj, Kynan on course for final New Delhi: India's Prithviraj Tondaiman shot two perfect rounds of 25, while teammate Kynan Chenai missed just one bird to stay on course for the men's trap finals at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup being held at Acapulco, Mexico. Monday was the first day...

Andreescu wins Indian Wells title

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | AFP | Indian Wells

Bianca Andreescu's vision became reality in the California desert, where the Canadian 18-year-old's Cinderella run to a first WTA title put her among the elite of women's tennis. "Crazy," Andreescu herself called it, after gritty 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 victory over three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber made her the first wild...

Fedex looks for fresh start

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | AFP | Indian Wells

After losing Indian Wells final for second consecutive year, Roger shifts sight at Miami to redeem pride Roger Federer departed Indian Wells empty-handed for a second straight year, but the Swiss great sees no reason he can't get back on track at the Miami Masters. "Sure, it's frustrating and disappointing and sad...

I have never had complaints about my batting slot: Rahane

I have never had complaints about my batting slot: Rahane

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PTI | Jaipur

Ajinkya Rahane has had issues about not getting enough chances in the limited overs format and doesn't want to put too much pressure thinking about the No 4 slot which is up for grabs in the Indian team. It is highly unlikely that he will be India's number four at the...

Hardik's workload needs to be monitored: Zaheer Khan

Hardik's workload needs to be monitored: Zaheer Khan

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Former India pacer Zaheer Khan, a master in injury management during the later part of his playing career, feels that Hardik Pandya's workload should be monitored since he has had recurring lower back injuries. In the last six months, Pandya has had two breakdowns with recurring back-injury which ruled him out...