New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday named Prithvi Shaw as the replacement for injured Shikhar Dhawan, as it announced a 16-member squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand. Wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson has been named Dhawan’s replacement for the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand.
New Delhi: In a major blow to the Indian squad ahead of their New Zealand tour, opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the T20I team after suffering a shoulder injury during the ODI against Australia in Bengaluru.
New Delhi: India’s batting great Sachin Tendulkar and chess grandmaster Viswanathan Anand on Tuesday were excluded from the All India Council of Sports whereas cricketers Harbhajan Singh and Krishnamachari Srikkanth were included as its new panel members.
Melbourne: World number one Rafael Nadal blitzed past Hugo Dellien on Tuesday to launch his campaign to equal Roger Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles, dropping just five games in the one-sided annihilation.
West Bengal's Soubrity Mondal took over the swimming pool with a splash by winning three gold medals while Maharashtra's medal haul still remains undisputed on top as they crossed the 200-medal mark in the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati on Monday.
Melbourne: India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran missed out on a chance to play against world no.2 Novak Djokovic as he crashed out in the men's singles opening round of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday.
Bloemfontein: Sri Lanka’s fast bowler Matheesha Pathirana stole the limelight when he bowled a wide delivery to Yashasvi Jaiswal, in the fourth over of the Indian innings at 175kph (108 mph), making it the fastest recorded ball ever bowled in international cricket - across all levels.
Chennai/Kolkata: India is all set to take on Bangladesh in the unexplored terrain of Day/Night pink ball Test match in Eden Gardens, Kolkata starting November 22. Watch the video to know how Kohli & Co. are planning to change the experiment into victory.
Bengaluru: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday said the team will continue with KL Rahul as the wicketkeeper-batsman "for a while" as he lends massive balance to the side just like his illustrious namesake Rahul Dravid did during 2003 World Cup.
Melbourne: Reigning champion Naomi Osaka gave a winning start top her title defence at the Australian Open on Monday as the season's first Grand Slam kicked-off as scheduled after practice sessions were hit by smog from raging bushfires.
Melbourne: Tennis biggies Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will aim to keep the next-gen waiting to get their hands on the coveted Australian Open title as the season's first Grand Slam kicks-off in Melbourne's on Monday.
Bhubaneshwar: India made a dream debut at the FIH Pro League, beating world no. 3 Netherlands 3-1 in the shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 3-3 at the end of regulation time in the second match of the two-leg tie in Bhubaneshwar on Sunday.
Mumbai: Derara Hurisa wasn’t the favourite for Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 but the Ethiopian upset the odds to win in a course record of 2:08:09 on Sunday. The 22-year-old Hurisa took home ₹42,62,621 his biggest ever pay day ever. ₹31,96,966 ($45,000) for winning the race and ₹10,65,655 ($15,000) for setting a new course record.
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Bengaluru: Opener Rohit Sharma (119) hit a confident century while skipper Virat Kohli made 89 as India humbled Australia by seven wickets in the series-deciding third ODI to claim the series 2-1, in Bengaluru on Sunday. During the chase, Kohli broke MS Dhoni's world record of fastest to 5000 runs by a skipper in ODI cricket.
New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Saturday invited applications for the post of national selectors with only two slots to be filled in the senior panel vacated by incumbent chairman MSK Prasad and his colleague Gagan Khoda.
Kolkata: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Friday refused to comment on MS Dhoni's omission from the annual central contract list amid fresh speculation on the future of the World Cup-winning former captain.
Bengaluru: After making a successful debut in the dual role during the second ODI against Australia, India's new wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul gave birth to an idea. Can he be a long-term option as a wicket-keeper batsman to boost the balance of the side?
Bengaluru: India's pride and a massive series-victory will be at stake when the hosts face a full-strength Australia in the third and final One-Day International in Bengaluru on Sunday. The three-match series-decider will be a promising finale between the two leading teams in world cricket.
Rajkot: New wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul's 80 runs off 58 balls knock conjured India to a 340 for six against Australia in the second ODI, which the hosts won by 36 runs to level the series in Rajkot.
Melbourne: India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Saturday made his cut into the Australian Open men's singles main draw as a lucky loser after one of the direct entrants withdrew from the tournament.
Dhaka: After Mushfiqur Rahim now Bangladesh's batting coach Neil McKenzie and fielding coach Ryan Cook have withdrawn from the first leg of the upcoming Pakistan tour, the country's cricket board said on Saturday.
Rajkot: India's hat-trick king Kuldeep Yadav became the fastest Indian spinner to claim 100 wickets in One-Day Internationals during the second match against Australia in Rajkot which the hosts clinched to level series 1-1 on Friday.
Melbourne: With the season's first grand slam Australian Open set to kick-off from Monday, the event's organisers introduced a scaled air quality rating to determine when play can be suspended following stinging criticism after days of toxic smoke during the qualifiers and practice sessions.