Golfer Jyoti Randhawa arrested for poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: Ace golfer Jyoti Randhawa was on Wednesday arrested on charges of poaching in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich, a senior forest officer said. The golfer and another person, identified as Mahesh Virajdar, were arrested by the forest official in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve protected area. A .22 rifle was seized from Randhawa, whose full name is Jyotinder Singh […]

I’ve not seen better player than Kohli says Former England skipper Michael Vaughan

NEW DELHI: Former England captain Michael Vaughan heaped praise on Virat Kohli and feels Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the best player in the world. Michael Vaughan believes India captain Virat Kohli is a better batsman across three formats and is a much better batsman than Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara. Virat is a constant whenever a there is […]

PCB to organise Asia Cup 2020

NEW DELHI: The next edition of Asia Cup, slated to be held in September 2020  just a month before the World T20 will be hosted by Pakistan, but a call on whether the event will be held in Pakistan or UAE still remains to be taken. Asian Cricket Council President Nazmul Hassan Papon confirmed that PCB will play hosts to the […]

Allan Border Medal Night has been renamed the Australian Cricket Awards

NEW DELHI: The Allan Border and Belinda Clark medals will still be awarded to the best male and female cricketers of the year, represent the shifting landscape of Australian cricket, the event will be rebranded the Australian Cricket Awards from 2019 onwards. “This event has a rich history and updating the name to the Australian Cricket Awards is […]

Hockey World Cup: India lose 1-2 to the Netherlands in Quarterfinal

BHBANESWAR: History once again repeated itself as Netherlands defeated India 1-2 in the quarter-finals and were knocked out of the Men’s Hockey World Cup. Now India will fight for a fith-place play-off.  Indians took the lead through Akashdeep Singh in the 12th minute but the Dutch managed to equalise through Thierry Brinkman with the last play of the first […]

Hockey World Cup 2018: Resurgent France beat Argentina 5-3 to reach knockouts

BHUBANESHWAR: France stunned Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in the ongoing Men’s Hockey World Cup here at Kalinga Stadium on Thursday. After New Zealand and Spain played out a 2-2 draw earlier in the day, world no. 20, the lowest ranked side in the competition, France needed an outright win to qualify for the cross-overs and they came out […]

Brother of Australia cricketer Usman Khawaja arrested over fake terror 'hit list'

NEW DELHI: Arsalan Khawaja, brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja has been charged for allegedly framing a love rival as the author of a terrorist hit list. Police confirmed on Tuesday that Arsalan Khawaja had been formally charged after he was arrested on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a fake terrorism “hit list” found in a university notebook. Arsalan […]

Australia has Wounded Lineup India a bit too strong says Brendon McCullum

NEW DELHI: Yet another cricketer makes his voice on upcoming Australia vs India series predictions from all corners are flying thick and fast. This time New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum feels Virat Kohli-led India are the stronger of the two teams for an Australia, that is still struggling to rise from the low of ball-tampering scandal. McCullum further stated that […]

Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket

NEW DELHI: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday has announced his retirement all forms of cricket. The Delhi-Andhra Ranji Trophy match will mark final first-class innings for the dashing opener. “The most difficult decisions are often taken with the heaviest of hearts. And with one heavy heart, I’ve decided to make an announcement that I’ve dreaded all my life,” […]

Northern Warriors beat Pakhtoons to lift T10 League title

NEW DELHI: A tournament dominated by big-hitting West Indian, English and Afghan batsman finished with the Northern Warriors who emerged victorious against the Pakhtoons by 22 runs in the final on Sunday night in a thrilling game at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Batting first, Northern Warriors scored 140 in 10 overs.  Chasing 141 Shahid Afridi led Pakhtoons could only muster 118/7 and […]