Djoker, Anderson win in London

Djoker, Anderson win in London

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | AFP | London

Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid for a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title in style. World number one Djokovic, though, was playing a different game, appearing little troubled by the howitzers...

Barça's Messi receives La Liga top-scorer, MVP awards

Barça's Messi receives La Liga top-scorer, MVP awards

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | IANS | Barcelona

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi on Monday received La Liga's top-scorer award, known as the "pichichi," for his 34 goals in the 2017/2018 season, and was also chosen by fans as the most valuable player in the Spanish league. The Argentine superstar, 31, returned from injury on Sunday during Barcelona's unexpected 4-3...

NZ players available for full IPL season

NZ players available for full IPL season

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

In a significant development, New Zealand Cricket has allowed their players to take part in the entire duration of the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). An announcement to this effect was made on Monday by James Wear, GM Commercial, New Zealand Cricket. "One of the things New Zealand Cricket...

Australia different ball game: Rohit

Australia different ball game: Rohit

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | AFP | Chennai

Limited overs deputy believes even without Smith & Warner winning first Test series in Australia will be a tough challenge Batsman Rohit Sharma said India were brimming with confidence after their crushing home victories over the West Indies -- but warned that winning their first Test series in Australia was a...

Preparing for Aus tour by watching videos: Shami

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | PTI | Kolkata

India pacer Mohammed Shami on Monday said he is preparing for the Australia series by watching videos of their opponents in order to get the line and length right. The Indian pace attack impressed in England but it's the batsmen who let them down to lose the series 1-4. "As a fast...

Finch warns faltering batsmen of shake-up

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | AFP | Hobart

Australia's one-day batsmen are under mounting pressure to keep their places after a lacklustre series defeat to South Africa, captain Aaron Finch warned on Monday, with a potential shake-up looming. Finch admitted "we're all under pressure when we lose, no doubt about that" and hinted at changes ahead of their next...

Mashrafe to stand in election

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | AFP | Dhaka

Bangladesh's one-day international captain Mashrafe Mortaza will stand in next month's election, the ruling party announced on Monday, after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina endorsed the superstar's foray into politics. A photograph of 35-year-old Mashrafe, who enjoys rockstar status in cricket-mad Bangladesh, alongside Hasina ran on the front pages of many newspapers...

Ranji Trophy

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Agencies

Dalal, Shorey fifties lift delhi New Delhi: Hiten Dalal scored a brisk 79 on debut before Himachal Pradesh fought back to reduce Delhi to 305 for eight at stumps on day one. Dhruv Shorey (88) too made a significant contribution but missed out on a hundred on a day when...

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer