Anand eyes London through Tata Steel Chess tournament(23:58) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have his eyes on London when he begins his campaign in the Tata Steel Chess tournament second edition, which kicks-off here at the National Library of India here on friday. It is the sixth edition before the grand finale to be held in London within a week.
Look forward to next 5 days: Ganguly on Twitter(22:30) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The man who played a crucial role in convincing India skipper Virat Kohli to agree to play a pink ball Test against Bangladesh is none other than current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly as he has focussed on the need to rejuvenate Test cricket.
10 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match (Lead)(21:40) Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In one of a kind incident, not even a single batsman of the Children's Welfare Centre School team was able to score a run against Swami Vivekanand School (SVIS) in a U-16 Harris Shield match as 10 of them fell for without scoring.
Dhawan brings smile at hospital, Hardik takes funny dig(20:54) Surat, Nov 21 (IANS) India limited-overs opener Shikhar Dhawan, however, failed to shine on ground during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 here on Thursday, but he brought smiles on the faces of hospital staff where he was taken following a minor injury.
Rohit to play ODIs and T20Is against Windies(20:54) By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Contrary to all the talks, India vice-captain Rohit Sharma was not rested for the West Indies ODIs and T20I squads as Mohammed Shami made a comeback to the shortest format while Krunal Pandya was dropped as the selection committee met here on Thursday to pick the teams.
Man City FC launches community football project in Mumbai(20:36) Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Reigning Premier League Champions, Manchester City Football Club celebrated the launch of the community football project 'Goals for Life' in Mumbai here on Thursday. Club legend Micah Richards was on hand to help deliver a football session to local children and meet the inspiring Young Leaders who'll be changing lives through football.
D/N Test: Six more arrested for black marketing of tickets(20:00) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Kolkata police sleuths on Thursday arrested six persons during a drive against black marketing of tickets around Eden Gardens on the eve of the country's first-ever Day-Night Test match beginning from November 22.
Japan unveils nearly completed venues for Tokyo 2020(19:56) Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) The construction of the Aquatics Center, the main venue for the swimming competitions of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, and the Ariake Arena, which will host volleyball and wheelchair basketball events, is progressing smoothly towards completion.
Speculation over Muralitharan becoming Lanka Governor(18:38) Colombo, Nov 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan, the famous Sri Lanka off-spinner of yesteryear, is tipped as a governor of Northern Province following the presidential elections that gave a clear majority to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence minister of the island nation who in his term defeated Tamil militants headed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, media reports here said, citing anger in the Tamil minority community.
Sheikh Hasina to watch historic India-B'desh Test match(18:24) New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is visiting Kolkata on Friday on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the first day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens.
I-League's 13th edition from Nov 30(18:12) New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The 13th edition of the Hero I-League was officially launched at a ceremony in here on Thursday. The League will kick-off on November 30 with former champions Mohun Bagan FC and Aizawl FC locking horns at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium in Aizawl, Mizoram.
Pink ball Test feather in Ganguly's cap: Vengsarkar(18:00) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Thursday hailed Sourav Ganguly, saying the first Pink Ball Test in India is a feather in the BCCI President's cap as he was the man behind making it happen.
Baseline Ventures to take legal action against VFI(16:54) By Aakash Kumar New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Baseline Ventures are contemplating to take legal action against the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) after it announced it has terminated the contract with the company, who were the co-owners of Pro Volleyball League (PVL), due to "breach of agreement".
11 batsmen fall for a duck in U-16 Harris Shield match(16:50) Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) In one of a kind incident, not even a single batsman of the Children's Welfare Centre School team was able to score a run against Swami Vivekanand School (SVIS) in a U-16 Harris Shield match.
Abu Dhabi T10 daily raffle draw game-changer for many(16:48) Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 10,000 Dirham might not be a large amount for many well-off people in the UAE. However, it is a huge amount for a labourer who earns merely 800 Dirham per month. For him, a 10k Dirham is more than a year's income. Every day, one lucky cricket fan attending the Aldar Properties Abu Dhabi T10 walks away with 10K Dirham in cash once his ticket is picked up through the raffle draw.
Team India ready for historic Pink Ball Test(16:44) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) The Indian cricketers are all set to feature in the historic Pink Ball Test at the iconic Eden Gardens when they will take on Bangladesh here from Friday.
Would like to have practice match before Pink Ball Test: Mominul(16:40) Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque on Thursday echoed his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli's sentiments, saying practice matches before playing a Day-Night Test would be better, ahead of the first pink ball test between the two nations at Eden Gardens here.
Stimac calls for patience, says I-League as important as ISL(16:36) By Rohit Mundayur New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India national football coach Igor Stimac on Thursday made a surprise appearance at the launch of the 2019/20 season of the I-League that was held in New Delhi. Stimac brought out the I-League trophy at the end of the event after the teams for the new season had been introduced.
ISL's emerging stars knock on national team doors(15:00) Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) India football coach Igor Stimac sprang a major surprise when he fielded Farukh Choudhary and Manvir Singh in the starting 11 for the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Oman on Tuesday.
Rizwan smells very nice: Paine sledges Pak batter(14:58) Brisbane, Nov 21 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Tim Paine on Thursday attempted to sledge Pakistan's wicket-keeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan during the first day of first Test at the Gabba here. Paine took a cheeky dig at Rizwan's scent and the statement was caught by the stump mic.