Yasir fastest to 200 Test scalps

Yasir fastest to 200 Test scalps

Friday, 07 December 2018 | AFP | Abu Dhabi

Pakistan's leg-spinner Yasir Shah on Thursday became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of the third Test against New Zealand. The 32-year-old trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg before for four — his second wicket of the New Zealand second innings —...

Pujara wipes out Aus advantage

Friday, 07 December 2018 | PTI | Adelaide

Cheteshwar Pujara rose to the occasion with a maiden century in Australia, pulling India out of a deep hole to a respectable 250 for nine on day one of the first Test here on Thursday. Pujara showed the same grit and gumption that is typical of him en route a 246-ball...

New Zealand hold Spain to 2-2 draw, qualify for cross-overs

New Zealand hold Spain to 2-2 draw, qualify for cross-overs

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Bhubaneswar

New Zealand fought back from two goals down to hold Spain to a 2-2 draw in their penultimate Pool A match and qualify for the knock-out stages of the men's hockey World Cup here on Thursday. World no. 8 Spain scored two field goals in the opening two quarters through Albert...

Olympic gold medallist David Lee to headline first Pro Volleyball League auction

Olympic gold medallist David Lee to headline first Pro Volleyball League auction

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Olympic gold medallist David Lee will headline the first Pro Volleyball League draft and auction which will see participation from hundreds of Indian and international stars on December 14 here. The league, which is an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India, will kick-start its first season in February...

Maradona better than Messi, says Pele

Maradona better than Messi, says Pele

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | IANS | Rio de Janeiro

Argentine legend Diego Maradona was a better footballer than the country's modern-day idol Lionel Messi, according to Pele. Barcelona forward Messi -- a five-time winner of the Balon d'Or, awarded to the world's best player -- is not even rated in the top three of football's greatest players by the 78-year-old...

India await glory Down Under

India await glory Down Under

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Adelaide

Young, In-form and upbeat India look to capitalise best chance of winning first Test series An Indian team brimming with confidence will aim to finally shed the poor travellers' tag when it takes on a circumspect Australia in what is being perceived as the tourists' best opportunity to win a Test...

Bowlers shouldn't look at workload as burden, says Kohli

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Adelaide

The Indian bowling attack, rated as the most balanced in recent years, will have its task cut in all-rounder Hardik Pandya's absence but the additional workload on hard Australian wickets shouldn't be perceived as "burden", reckoned skipper Virat Kohli. Pandya is currently recuperating from a back injury and many pundits believed...

India are smelling blood: Langer

Thursday, 06 December 2018 | PTI | Adelaide

: With Australia in turmoil, India are "smelling blood" but Virat Kohli's men would also be under great pressure to perform during the four-Test series starting here Thursday, coach Justin Langer said on Wednesday. "You sense they're smelling blood. Just like the great Australian cricket team of 2001 felt and we...

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Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

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09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer