The Indian team for a change has Pakistani fans to back them in their World Cup match against England on Sunday. The support left Indian skipper Virat Kohli amused, who called it a “rare thing”. The Pakistani fans have kept the rivalry aside and want India to uproot England from the event as it would […]
International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson on Sunday said he is happy with the World Cup’s “sporting pitches”, insisting they have provided good balance between bat and ball.
Maverick Vinales cruised to a comfortable win over world champion Marc Marquez in the Dutch MotoGP in Assen on Sunday for the Spaniard’s first win of the season.
Sri Lanka have been let down by their batting line-up at the Cricket World Cup and must perform together as a unit if they are to have a shot at qualifying for the semi-finals, their skipper Dimuth Karunaratne said on Sunday.
Deteriorating political ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan spilled over on to the cricket field on Saturday with political sloganeering, clashes between groups of fans and off-field animosity between officials and ex-players marring their World Cup match in Headingley.
Pakistan kept their nerve to avoid a huge shock on Saturday, beating a spirited Afghan side by three wickets with just two balls to spare to keep their World Cup semi-final hopes alive. Imad Wasim hit Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib for a boundary through the covers to seal the win off the fourth ball of […]
On Friday, at the Riverside ground here in Chester-le-Street, Hashim Amla enjoyed a second life when, after being adjudged LBW on 68, he began walking back, only to return after South African skipper Faf du Plessis reviewed the decision.
Sri Lanka’s batting woes in England have threatened to derail their World Cup campaign. Not only are the batsmen not scoring runs, they are eating up a whole lot of balls too.
Trent Boult’s hat-trick and a screamer of a catch from Martin Guptill would have graced any cricket match but there is no doubt that New Zealand’s World Cup hopes took a battering in Saturday’s loss to Australia.
Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to keep afloat as they bid to dethrone the sport’s A-list stars.
Australia defeated New Zealand by 86 runs at Lord’s on Saturday to extend their lead at the top of the table. The Aaron Finch’s side, who have now won seven out of their eight matches, has already qualified for the semi-finals of the World Cup.
A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the World Cup with a 31-run victory in a high-scoring group match to boost their semi-final prospects on Sunday. England leapfrog Pakistan to fourth place with 10 points from eight games, while India remain second on 11 from seven matches.
India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position, as per data released by the central banking authority of the Alpine nation. India was ranked 73rd last year, after jumping 15 places from its […]
In the biggest ever haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin, worth Rs 2,700 crore, smuggled in a truck through the trade route at the Attari border, officials said on Sunday. The consignment of heroin and another 52 kg of suspected mixed narcotics were concealed under hundreds of bags of rock salt, […]
Virat Kohli on Sunday added another feather to his illustrious cap as he became the second batsman to hit five consecutive fifty plus scores in a World Cup tournament. Australia’s Steve Smith was the first man to achieve the feat. The Indian run-machine achieved the feat during India’s World Cup clash against England at Edgbaston […]
A Telangana woman forest department official was injured on Sunday when she was attacked by some people, allegedly led by the brother of TRS MLA Koneru Kannappa, at a village in Komaram Bheem Asifabad district over a land issue. As a video of the attack on C Anitha went viral, police in a swift action […]
The world’s marquee gay pride parade was preempted by thousands of anti-corporate dissidents who staged their own protest on Sunday, rejecting a uniformed police presence and commercial sponsorship while also demanding LGBTQ equality.
Rahul Gandhi will meet the chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states on Monday, for the first time since he offered to resign as the party chief last month.
A fire broke out at a plastic factory in outer Delhi’s Narela area on Sunday, officials said.
In view of the recent cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday dispatched a central team to review the situation in the state.
“Journalists are being held captive, questions are being curtailed, problems are being ignored. The full majority BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is turning away from people’s questions,” Priyanka wrote on Twitter. She also tagged to her tweet a media report, which alleged that cameras of journalists were being shut during Yogi Adityanath’s visit to Moradabad.
Gun three-year-old Samizdat will be set for the Silver Eagle (1300m) at Randwick in a bid to gain an automatic start in the $7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill.
Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt.
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