Pandya, Rahul needed the wrap on their knuckles: Shastri

Pandya, Rahul needed the wrap on their knuckles: Shastri

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

India's head coach Ravi Shastri says Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul needed "the wrap on their knuckles", referring to the duo's sexist comments on a popular TV show. Pandya and Rahul were in the eye of a massive storm following their sexist comments on 'Koffee With Karan' in January. "Pandya and...

Singles

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | Agencies

India U-23 football team lose 0-1 to Qatar Doha: The Indian under-23 football team couldn't convert the chances that came its way and suffered a narrow 0-1 loss to Qatar in a preparatory match ahead of the AFC Championship Qualifiers in Uzbekistan. Monday evening's game was India's first under the tutelage...

Our hard work of 18 months is paying dividends: Carey

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | PNS/Agencies | New Delhi

Excited by Australia's remarkable change of fate in the five-match ODI series against India, vice-captain Alex Carey on Tuesday said they (Australia) is "really confident" of entering the ICC World Cup with a squad good enough to play like defending champions. The five-match series is evenly poised at 2-2, thanks to...

Wagner's demolition secures series

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | AFP | Wellington

Short-ball specialist Neil Wagner engineered an innings victory over Bangladesh in what New Zealand called "an ideal two days" in the rain-shortened second Test to wrap up the series with a game to spare. After the first two days were washed out, the match finished in the first session of the...

Kane doubtful for 3rd Test

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | AFP | Wellington

Injured Kane Williamson could sit out the third Test against Bangladesh beginning on Saturday in Christchurch and might have to delay his departure for the Indian Premier League (IPL), New Zealand said on Tuesday. Captain Williamson suffered a shoulder injury while fielding in Bangladesh's first innings of the second Test in...

‘Unprecedented Power’

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Spanish media reports Zidane has been assured to be fully in charge of every aspect of the running of the team, including signings Spanish media on Tuesday hailed Zinedine Zidane's surprising restoration as Real Madrid coach as the "return of the hero" and said the "saviour" was also the "last shot"...

Who couldn’t stay away

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has returned as Real Madrid boss, just over nine months after walking out on the club following a third consecutive Champions League triumph. Here, a look at managers who returned to their former clubs: Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) (2016-18, 2019—) Zidane enjoyed a remarkable start to top level management after being appointed...

Zizou rekindles Real love affair

Wednesday, 13 March 2019 | AFP | Madrid

Three time defending Champions League winning coach returns to Bernabeu after struggling La Liga giants sack Solari following CL exit Zinedine Zidane said he never had any doubts about returning to Real Madrid after he replaced the sacked Santiago Solari as coach on Monday. "When the president called me the first thing...