Perera’s stunner pulls thrilling win

Perera’s stunner pulls thrilling win

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | AP | DURBAN

Sri Lanka pulled off a stunning against-the-odds run chase with a record last-wicket partnership of 78 to beat South Africa by one wicket in the first Test on Saturday. Kusal Perera almost single-handedly won the game with his 153 not out, but No 11 batsman Vishwa Fernando played a crucial role...

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | AFP | Milan

Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala to score early and added one himself with defender Leonardo Bonucci also on target as Juventus surged 14 points clear in Serie A with a 3-0 win over lowly Frosinone. Coach Massimiliano Allegri was taking no chances, even against a side sitting second bottom of...

Pant set for WC berth

Pant set for WC berth

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Young wicket keeper pips experienced Karthik in ODI squad for Aus series; Markande receives maiden T20 call  Young Rishabh Pant took a giant stride towards realising his World Cup dream, pipping veteran Dinesh Karthik in the 15-member ODI squad for the Australia series while KL Rahul all but clinched the...

Dragun fires as Lacazette sees red

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | AFP | London

Stanislav puts BATE ahead just before half time to script 1-0 triumph; Chelsea, Napoli and Inter secure away win Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure on beleaguered coach Maurizio Sarri, while Arsenal suffered a shock...

Singles

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Agencies

Spain, Croatia face off in Davis Cup finals Madrid: Rafael Nadal's Spain will host defending champions Croatia in the Davis Cup finals with the 17-time major winner set to be the only member of the sport's big four taking part in the controversially rebooted tournament. He will likely face Marin Cilic,...

Ind A secure innings victory

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | PTI | Mysuru

Young leg-spinner Mayank Markande scalped five wickets to steer India 'A' to a series-clinching innings and 68-run win over England Lions in the second and final unofficial Test on Friday. Markande (5 for 31) spun a web around the visitors to bowl them out for 180 in the second innings on...

Hanuma smashes hat-trick of hundreds

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | PTI | Nagpur

Hanuma Vihari scripted history by becoming the first player to score a hat-trick of hundreds in the Irani Cup, helping Rest of India rally and set Vidarbha a tricky 280-run target at VCA stadium on Friday. Enjoying a good run of form, the 25-year-old Vihari created the record with a single...

Shortlisted 18 players & will rotate them: Prasad on WC plans

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

National selection committee chairman MSK Prasad on Friday said that 18 cricketers have been shortlisted for the upcoming ODI World Cup and the BCCI is in talks with their respective IPL franchises to manage their workload ahead of the mega-event in England. There have been discussions that India's World Cup hopefuls'...

State Editions

Dowry case: Woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Assembly witnesses ruckus as Opp raises issues

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In brief

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Nath asks Opp to wait till March 5

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Cong MLA Deepak Saxena resigns as Chhindwara MLA

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer