Rajasthan Royals owner set to sell stakes, big business houses expected to bid

Rajasthan Royals owner set to sell stakes, big business houses expected to bid

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi,

Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals' owners are all set to sell half of their stakes in order to give the side a much needed financial boost ahead of the 12th edition of popular league. It has been learnt that the current franchise owners have approached key BCCI officials and intimated...

You cannot calculate Dhoni's value: Gavaskar

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Please leave the gentleman alone," former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, insisting that the veteran's value to the team cannot be calculated despite the lack of consistency. Dhoni turned back the clock with a match-winning half century against Australia in the second one-dayer in Adelaide, even hitting...

singles

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Agencies

Prajnesh top seeded for Chennai Open Chennai: India's top singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran headlines the field for the second edition of the Chennai Open ATP Challenger 80 tennis tournament, to be held at the SDAT Nungambakkam stadium here from February 4 to 10. The tournament, to be organised by Tamil Nadu...

Sanjay, Jaffer tons lead Vidarbha's charge

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | Nagpur

Veteran Wasim Jaffer and opener Sanjay Ramaswamy struck unbeaten centuries as Vidarbha took command against Uttarakhand on the second day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match on Wednesday. At close of play, Vidarbha reached 260/1 in the first innings, in response to Uttarakhand's 355, with Ramaswamy (112 not out) and Jaffer...

India's challenge ends in single day

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | Melbourne

Country's challenge at the men's doubles event of the Australian Open came crashing down in a single day with three pairs featuring Indians suffered first round defeats on Wednesday. The 15th seeded Indian team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan, who began their partnership with a bang in Pune, lost 1-6,...

Saina, Srikanth start with win

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | PTI | Kuala Lumpur

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth entered the second round to mark a fine day for Indian shuttlers at the Malaysia Masters here on Wednesday. Seeded seventh, Saina had to toil hard and came back from a game down to quell the challenge of Hong Kong's Joy Xuan...

Sharapova sets up Wozniacki clash

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova's scintillating return to form continued on Wednesday as she powered into the Australian Open third round to set up a mouth-watering clash with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki. Sharapova, who is seeded 30th at the tournament and seeking to recapture former glories after coming back from...

Fedex, Rafa stay on track

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Roger Federer ground out a tough three-set win to make the Australian Open third round for an incredible 20th straight year on Wednesday, with long-time rival Rafael Nadal also safely through in his drive towards an 18th Grand Slam title. Women's defending champion Caroline Wozniacki also progressed to set up a...

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