Johannesburg, April 12 (IANS) South African all-rounder George Linde picked three wickets as the hosts clawed back from the loss in the opening T20 International to defeat Pakistan by six wickets in the second match at Johannesburg on Monday.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Punjab Kings skipper K.L. Rahul was close to scoring the first century of this Indian Premier League season. His hopes, however, were dashed as Rajasthan Royals spinner Rahul Tewatia pulled off a stunning catch at deep mid-wicket boundary.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Deepak Hooda may have been suspended by the Baroda Cricket Association for the Indian domestic cricket season 2020-21, but there is no stopping the big-hitting talent as he took the IPL platform on Monday to show what his state team missed.
Munich, April 12 (IANS) The city of Munich cannot give any guarantee that spectators will be at least partially allowed back into the Allianz Arena during the Euro 2020 tournament, mayor Dieter Reiter said on Monday.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indians' all-rounder Hardik Pandya reiterated on Monday that his team-mates were constantly motivating themselves by thinking about a hat-trick of Indian Premier League (IPL) titles after their title triumphs in 2019 and 2020.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) A 105-run partnership for the third wicket in just 46 balls between skipper K.L. Rahul and Deepak Hooda helped Punjab Kings post 221/6 in their 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday.
Colombo, April 12 (IANS) A 21-member Bangladesh squad, with three new faces in Test reckoning, arrived in Colombo on Monday to play a two-match Test series in Kandy from April 21.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) It was a disappointment no less for the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to lose their Indian Premier League (IPL) opening game to Delhi Capitals (DC) by seven wickets at the Wankhede Stadium.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) When Punjab Kings batsman Chris Gayle hoisted Rajasthan Royals' Ben Stokes for a six in his first over, he became the first batsman in Indian Premier League history to hit 350 sixes.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India's top women's tennis player Ankita Raina continues to lead her compatriots in both the WTA singles and doubles rankings released on Monday.
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC on Monday extended the contract of their 31-year-old Australian striker Joel Chianese till the end of the 2021-22 season.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India's ace table-tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran is excited after maintaining an unbeaten record in the Polish Superliga, saying it will boost his confidence ahead of the Tokyo Olympics that start on July 23 in Japan.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League here at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday. This is the first match for both the teams in the IPL 2021 season.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The start to this year's Indian Premier League has been dominated again by young Indian players who are looking to catch the eye of national selectors through their performances.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' (DC) young fast bowler Avesh Khan was one of the happiest players around on the field after his team defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by seven wickets in the second match of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) All-rounder Hardik Pandya's shoulder niggle and workload management are creating a headache for Mumbai Indians as they struggle to find a bowling option who can play the role of a back-up with one of the frontline bowlers going for runs.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Polish city of Kielce is facing lockdown because of a new wave of Covid-19 in Europe but it is also gearing up to host the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships starting on Tuesday.
Berlin, April 12 (IANS) Midfielder Joshua Kimmich insists that every Bayern Munich player "must become a leader" if the defending champions want to reach the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday at Paris Saint-Germain.
Goa, April 12 (IANS) Sunil Chhetri and his boys will look to forget the disappointments of the last season and make a fresh start when the Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru FC takes on Nepalese side Tribhuvan Army FC in the AFC Cup Preliminary Round 2 clash in Bambolim, Goa on Wednesday.
Panaji, April 12 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando, said the AFC Champions League was on a par with some of the biggest continental tournaments, such as the UEFA Champions League and the Copa Libertadores, and his boys should make the most of this "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity".
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Despite losing their first match in the IPL 2021 to Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians face a problem of plenty.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Dutee Chand, national record holder in women's 100 metres, will stay in quarantine for a week as well as train in isolation as she shifts her training base to Patiala's National Institute of Sports from Bhubaneswar to prepare for next month's World Relays.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Veteran Indian Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been announced as part of Sky Sports' star-studded commentary lineup for The Hundred. The tournament, which will be played in a new 100-ball format, will start with a women's game between Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals at The Kia Oval on Wednesday, July 21.
Munich, April 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer expects coach Hansi Flick to continue at the club in the coming seasons.
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) Japanese fans and officials were elated at the news that golfer Hideki Matsuyama has won the 85th Masters at Augusta National in the US.