India set sight  for series triumph

India set sight for series triumph

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PTI | Port-of-Spain

Opener Shikhar Dhawan would be desperate for a big knock after four consecutive failures as India eye another series victory when they clash with the West Indies in the third and final ODI here today. With scores of 1, 23, 3 in the T20 series and single-digit score of 2 in...

Hope Iyer gets a long run: Gambhir

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Former India opener Gautam Gambhir hopes that the Indian team management will give a long run to middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer, who’s part of the India team playing an ODI series in the West Indies. Iyer is eyeing to seal his spot in the middle-order. The 24-year-old was included in the...

Chennai Lions are new UTT champions

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Chennai Lions glided away to a one-sided victory over Dabang Delhi to clinch the Ultimate Table Tennis crown on Sunday. In front of a packed house, the Sharath Kamal-spearheaded Lions demolished defending champions Dabang Delhi 8-1 to bring the league to a premature end. Chennai cantered to the required 8 tie points...

Archer’s ‘X factor’ can ignite Eng Ashes bid

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | AFP | London

Jos Buttler believes Jofra Archer’s “X factor” can re-energise England’s Ashes challenge, with the paceman in line to make a much-anticipated Test debut at Lord’s this week. Australia took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series after winning the first Test at Edgbaston earlier this month by the thumping margin of...

Chirag-Satwik eye World C’ship medal

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Buoyed by a maiden Super 500 title win at Thailand Open, India’s new doubles sensation Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are eyeing a medal at next week’s World Championship. The Indian duo became the first men’s doubles pair from the country to win a BWF Super 500 title last Sunday, helping...

Champions for a reason

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | PTI | Port-of-Spain

Kohli’s 120, Bhuvneshwar’s 4/31 script India’s 59-run win against West Indies in rain-hit 2nd ODI Skipper Virat Kohli’s incomparable batting form coupled with Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s four-wicket haul scripted a dominant 59-run win for India in the rain-curtailed second ODI against the West Indies, continuing their unbeaten streak in the Caribbean. By virtue...

Virat eclipses Ganguly run-mark

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | PTI | Port-of-Spain

Skipper Virat Kohli has eclipsed former captain Sourav Ganguly to become the second highest run-getter for India in one-day internationals. Kohli achieved the feat during the second ODI against West Indies when  he hit Jason Holder for a boundary in the 32nd over. The 30-year-old, who had a relatively quiet World Cup...

Reifer urges Windies to show fighting spirit

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | PTI | Port-of-Spain

West Indies coach Floyd Reifer said the middle-order batsmen need to show more grit and fighting spirit in order to win matches after they suffered a 59-run loss. Lack of partnerships once again put paid to West Indies’ hopes as they handed a 0-1 lead to India in the three-match ODI...

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