Mandeep hat-trick helps India beat Japan 6-3 and reach final in Olympic Test Event hockey

Mandeep hat-trick helps India beat Japan 6-3 and reach final in Olympic Test Event hockey

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PTI | Tokyo

Striker Mandeep Singh struck a fine hat-trick to help the Indian men's hockey team beat hosts Japan 6-3 and book a summit clash berth in the Olympic Test Event here on Tuesday. The Indian team bounced back from their 1-2 loss against New Zealand with an impressive display in their third...

PSG suffer defeat at Rennes

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | AFP | Paris

Champions Paris Saint-Germain slipped up in their second league game of the season losing 2-1 to Rennes on Sunday in a repeat of April’s French Cup final with a 16-year-old playing a starring role. Edinson Cavani scored after less than 15 minutes of play for the visitors in Brittanny before Mbaye...

Coutinho joins Bayern on loan

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on a one-year loan worth 8.5 million euros ($9.5 million) with an option to buy, the Spanish club confirmed on Monday. “The agreement provides for an option for Bayern to buy at a 120-million-euro fee,” Barcelona said. The 27-year-old Brazilian joined Barcelona from Liverpool in...

Singles

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | Agencies

Haddin joins SRH as asst coach Zurich: Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday announced former Australian vice captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as their assistant coach. The former IPL champions made the announcement via their social media handles. Haddin thus joins Trevor Bayliss in the SRH backroom...

Rahane, Vihari hit half centuries in drawn warm-up game against West Indies A

Rahane, Vihari hit half centuries in drawn warm-up game against West Indies A

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PTI | Coolidge (Antigua)

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane scored a much-needed half century ahead of the first Test before the three-day warm-up game against West Indies A ended in a draw on the final day here. Rahane, who has not scored a hundred in more than two years, made 54 off 162 balls before a...

Rahane gets runs ahead of 1st Test

Rahane gets runs ahead of 1st Test

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PTI | Coolidge

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane got much needed runs under his belt ahead of the first Test as the visitors reached 174 for five at lunch on the final day of the three-day warm-up game against the West Indies A here on Monday. Rahane, who has not scored a hundred in more...

Saini stays as cover for Tests

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Impressed with his skill-set, the Indian team management has decided to keep speedster Navdeep Saini as a net bowler for the two-Test series against the West Indies, aiming to groom him for future red-ball assignments. Saini, who plays domestic cricket for Delhi, made his T20 International debut against the West Indies...

Smith closes gap as Kohli maintains top spot

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 | PTI | Dubai

Australian batsman Steve Smith pipped New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson to second spot with only nine points separating him and the top-ranked Virat Kohli in the latest list for ICC Test list released on Monday. The Indian captain, with 922 points, is on top of the list while Smith, after his...

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