Tendulkar expects Dhoni to control the game from one end now

Tendulkar expects Dhoni to control the game from one end now

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Mahendra Singh Dhoni from now on will be more like a anchor, who would "control the game till the end", reckons legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Dhoni showed his much-acclaimed finishing prowess during the second ODI against Australia and Tendulkar attributed it to a change in his thought process. "Yesterday's (Tuesday) contribution was good....

Manu Sawhney appointed new ICC's chief executive

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | Dubai

The International Cricket Council Tuesday appointed media professional Manu Sawhney as its new chief executive officer, replacing incumbent David Richardson, who will step down after the World Cup. Richardson's contract expires at the end of this summer's ODI World Cup in England. Sawhney, the former CEO of Singapore Sports Hub and Managing...

Rinku's ton guides UP to 340/7 against Saurashtra

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | Lucknow

Middle-order batsman Rinku Singh struck a fluent century to guide Uttar Pradesh to 340 for seven in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Saurashtra, here on Tuesday. Rinku made 150 off just 181 balls with the help of 19 boundaries to take Uttar...

Iran to face Iraq in Asian Cup

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AFP | Dubai

One of football's great rivalries takes centre-stage at the Asian Cup on Wednesday when Iran play Iraq still smarting from their controversial exit four years ago. Iran played most of the classic 2015 quarter-final with 10 men after Mehrdad Pooladi's hotly disputed first-half dismissal but when it ended 3-3 after extra-time,...

Spurs looking over their shoulders at top-four challengers, says Lloris

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AFP | London

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris admits his side are now looking over their shoulders at the teams chasing them in the race for the Premier League top four. Spurs have been considered title challengers after a superb run but two defeats in three games — the latest to Manchester United on Sunday...

Man City beat Wolves 3-0

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | AP | Manchester

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keeping a close eye on Gabriel Jesus now the young striker's family are no longer with him in England. Maintaining his hot streak in front of goal should keep the Brazilian's spirits high. The 21-year-old Jesus scored twice in City's 3-0 win over 10-man Wolverhampton Wanderers...

Serena opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

Serena opens bid for Slam history with crushing win

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | AFP | Melbourne

Serena Williams launched her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a straight sets mauling of Germany's Tatjana Maria in the Australian Open first round Tuesday. In an ominous warning to her rivals at Melbourne Park, the American took just 49 minutes to dismantle Maria 6-0, 6-2, justifying her...

Olivier sparks South Africa to series win

Olivier sparks South Africa to series win

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | AFP | Johannesburg

Duanne Olivier sparked a Pakistan collapse as South Africa completed a series clean sweep with a 107-run win on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Monday. Starting the day on 153 for three, Pakistan lost their remaining seven wickets for 120 runs to...

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