Stead wants rules review after ‘hollow’ WC final

Stead wants rules review after ‘hollow’ WC final

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 | AFP | Wellington

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has called for the Cricket World Cup’s rules to be overhauled, labelling the showpiece final “hollow” after England defeated the Black Caps on a technicality. The teams could not be separated at the end of both regular play and a Super Over shootout, so England were...

India can match China and become weightlifting powerhouse: Rijiju

India can match China and become weightlifting powerhouse: Rijiju

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Tuesday said India has the potential to give traditional weightlifting powerhouses such as China and North Korea a run for their money. India returned from the Commonwealth Championship in Apia, Samoa with a rich tally of 35 medals in the youth, junior and senior categories, breaking numerous...

Stokes sets sights on Ashes glory after World Cup triumph

Stokes sets sights on Ashes glory after World Cup triumph

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | AFP | London

Ben Stokes has already started turning his attention to the Ashes just a day after starring for England in their dramatic World Cup final win against New Zealand. The all-rounder made an unbeaten 84 as the host nation tied the scores in regulation play at Lord's on Sunday and batted again...

Australian newspapers lose Chris Gayle masseuse defamation appeal

Australian newspapers lose Chris Gayle masseuse defamation appeal

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | AFP | Sydney

An Australian media group on Tuesday lost an appeal against an Australian dollar 300,000 (USD 211,000) defamation payout to West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle after claiming he exposed his genitals to a masseuse. Gayle was accused by former media group Fairfax, which at the time was publisher of The Sydney...

Heroes all around

Heroes all around

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | Agencies | Lord’s (London)

The thrilling final throes of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 were all about emotions — each as raw as you’ll find.  We watched Jofra Archer visibly sag under the weight of unimaginable pressure, Jos Buttler gleefully uproot the stumps and man of the moment Ben Stokes immediately console a...

West Indies tour squad announcement on July 19

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Indian team for next month’s tour of West Indies will be announced on July 19 but there is no clarity over the future of Mahendra Singh Dhoni ahead of the limited-overs leg beginning August 3. Dhoni’s future has been widely speculated ever since India lost to New Zealand in the...

BCCI to invite fresh applications for support staff

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The BCCI will soon invite fresh applications for the Indian cricket team’s support staff, including the head coach, and incumbent Ravi Shastri will need to reapply once his contract expires after next month’s tour of the West Indies. The support staff comprising Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, batting coach Sanjay Bangar...

NZ should be proud of their performance

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 | Daniel Vettori

The New Zealand players will be devastated on their way back home but they should be forever proud of how they performed in the World Cup final. Both teams were incredible, each had times where they were on top and in control before it was wrestled back, so there were so...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer