Srikanth, Verma bow out of Thailand Open

Srikanth, Verma bow out of Thailand Open

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | PTI | Bangkok

India's Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma were on Wednesday knocked out of the Thailand Masters Badminton after suffering first-round defeats here. Verma lost to Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia 16-21 15-21 in a 39-minute men's singles match in the BWF World Tour Super 300 event. The story went on similar lines for the...

BCCI says ‘no’ to Saha’s Ranji test

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | PTI | Kalyani (WB)

Indian wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha, who is recovering from a finger surgery, has been asked to skip Bengal's next Ranji clash against Delhi to keep himself ready for the upcoming Test series in New Zealand. The 35-year-old sustained a fracture on the ring finger of his right hand during the historic...

Sarfaraz hits unbeaten ton as Mumbai fight back against UP

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

Young Sarfaraz Khan hit an unbeaten century as Mumbai fought back on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Elite Group B game against Uttar Pradesh here on Tuesday. UP had posted a mammoth 625/8 declared in their first essay, courtesy Upendra Yadavs unbeaten double hundred (203 not out). Mumbai resumed the...

Dhawan ruled out of NZ tour; Samson named replacement for T20s, Prithvi for ODIs

Dhawan ruled out of NZ tour; Samson named replacement for T20s, Prithvi for ODIs

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson and talented opener Prithvi Shaw replaced injured India opener Shikhar Dhawan for the upcoming T20 and ODI series against New Zealand respectively. Dhawan dislocated his shoulder while fielding in the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday. Shaw returns to the senior team after a gap of one...

Indian men's TT team primed to create history at Olympic qualifiers

Indian men's TT team primed to create history at Olympic qualifiers

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | Gondomar (Portugal)

The Indian men's table tennis squad is well placed to create history at the Olympic qualifiers beginning here on Wednesday, the fifth seeds needing just a quarterfinal finish to ensure its maiden qualification as a team at the Summer Games. Unless the team comprising G Sathiyan (world rank 30), veteran Sharath...

Character of pitches in New Zealand has changed: Tendulkar

Character of pitches in New Zealand has changed: Tendulkar

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The pitches in New Zealand have become a lot more batting-friendly over the years, says iconic former batsman Sachin Tendulkar, insisting that India have the "ammunition" to trouble the sprightly hosts during the upcoming series. Tendulkar, who has been on a record five New Zealand tours since 1990, feels that from...

India beat Japan by 10 wickets in U-19 World Cup

India beat Japan by 10 wickets in U-19 World Cup

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | Bloemfontein

Defending champions India outclassed debutant Japan by 10 wickets in their second match of the ICC U-19 World Cup, here on Tuesday. Opting to field first, India bowled out a hapless Japan for 41 runs in 22.5 overs with leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi taking four wickets. India needed just 4.5 overs to complete...

India series is big, NZ need to win 2 out of 3 formats to get pass marks: Craig McMillan

India series is big, NZ need to win 2 out of 3 formats to get pass marks: Craig McMillan

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 | PTI | Auckland

New Zealand are up against a "powerhouse" in the visiting Indian cricket team, says former all-rounder Craig McMillan who feels the Black Caps will have to win in two out of three formats to be eligible for at least the "pass marks". New Zealand will host India for five Twenty20s, three...

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