Rohit can open in Tests: MSK

Rohit can open in Tests: MSK

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Selection committee chairman MSK Prasad has hinted that Rohit Sharma can be accommodated into the Indian Test playing XI in the opening slot at a time when K L Rahul’s form has become a “cause of concern”. India ODI vice-captain Rohit has been in sublime form of late but despite being...

Beyond the clouds

Beyond the clouds

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | AFP | Chittagong

Afghanistan defy rain advantage to beat B’desh for historic win Rashid Khan claimed 6-49 and completed his maiden 10-wicket haul as Afghanistan defied rain and fading light to beat Bangladesh by a massive 224 runs in the one-off Test in Chittagong on Monday. Rashid grabbed three of the remaining four wickets as...

India A skittle out SA for 164

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | PTI | Thiruvananthapuram

Young Shubman Gill was back in form with an unbeaten 66 after bowlers set the platform, dismissing the visiting side for 164 on the first day of the ‘Unofficial’ Test here on Monday. Gill, who has been an opener for Punjab in the longer format, played out Lungi Ngidi’s (1/18 in...

Muzumdar appointed SA batting coach

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Mumbai stalwart Amol Muzumdar was on Monday appointed batting coach of the visiting South African team for the Test series against India beginning October 2. The 44-year-old, who made 11,167 first-class runs at an average of 48.13 but never got to play for India, confirmed the appointment. “I was approached last week...

Blue Tigers face toughest test

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | PTI | Doha

A heart-breaking loss in the campaign-opener has dented their chances of moving ahead and the Indian football team faces another uphill task when it takes on Asian champion Qatar in its most difficult match of the World Cup second round qualifiers here today. India let in two goals in the last...

Spain, Italy close in on Euro

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | AFP | Gijon

Spain and Italy moved to within touching distance of Euro 2020 on Sunday after respective wins over the Faroe Islands and Finland saw them maintain their perfect qualifying records for next year’s tournament. Rodrigo and Paco Alcacer both scored twice in an easy 4-0 victory over the Faroes in Gijon, on...

singles

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | Agencies

Pollard appointed as new WI skipper New Delhi: Following a disappointing performance at the World Cup and thereafter a complete whitewash against India, Cricket West Indies (CWI) have reportedly decided to sack Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite as skippers of ODI and T20I teams and have named Kieron Pollard as captain...

Nagal on career-high

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

A first round appearance at the US Open has propelled India’s Sumit Nagal to career-high 174 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. The 22-year-old from Haryana leapfrogged 16 places after his first-round exit in the US Open. He became only the fourth Indian to win a set in the main draw...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer