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Statistical highlights of IPL

Abu Dhabi: With the IPL set to kick off from Saturday, here is a look at the event's statistical highlights from the past...

IPL 2020: England and Australia players arriving from UK will undergo 36-hour quarantine

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League franchises will be heaving a sigh of relief as all the 21 Australian and English players arriving...

Steve Smith Concussion: CA to work to Rajasthan Royals on his return to cricket

Dubai: Cricket Australia on Thursday revealed that Steve Smith is following "concussion protocols" which are crucial for his return to cricket in the...

Need to be mindful of Hardik Pandya’s workload: MI coach Jayawardene

Abu Dhabi: Monitoring comeback man Hardik Pandya's workload is paramount for Mumbai Indians coach Mahela Jayawardene as he intends to groom a "few...

Team now more acceptive of bio-bubble, empty stands won’t lead to drop in intensity: Kohli

Dubai: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said his teammates have become "acceptive" of living in the IPL bio-bubble and there...

Rajasthan Royals: Problem aplenty if Ben Stokes misses season

New Delhi: They are heavily dependent on individual brilliance of Ben Stokes and the looming absence of the England all-rounder would severely impact...

COVID-19 vaccine: AFI requests government to give priority to Olympic-bound athletes

New Delhi: Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday said it has requested the government to give priority to Olympic-bound athletes when a...

Adjusting to UAE heat biggest challenge says RCB star AB de Villiers

Dubai, Sep 16 (PTI) South African star AB de Villiers believes the biggest challenge for all teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League...

Will arrival of Morris and Finch change RCB’s fortunes?

New Delhi: Can the perennial under-achievers of the IPL turn it around for good this time? It's a question for which the Virat...

The shape, mental space I’m in now, things will go well: Hardik

Abu Dhabi: Back from a lengthy injury layoff, Mumbai Indians' star all-rounder Hardik Pandya said the setback motivated him to work harder...

St Louis Rapid online chess: Harikrishna in joint lead after 3 rounds

Chennai:  Indian Grandmaster P Harikrishna claimed a share of the top position with Armenian GM Levon Aronian after posting two wins and...

Are Mumbai Indians ready for an encore?

Mumbai:  A batting line-up dotted with big-hitters makes Mumbai Indians a formidable outfit but the absence of quality spinners and pace veteran...

Neymar among 5 stoppage-time red cards, Marseille beats PSG

Paris: Neymar was among five players sent off in stoppage time as Marseille beat bitter rival Paris Saint-Germain for the first time in...

IPL will set the momentum for Australia tour, says KXIP pacer Mohd Shami

Kolkata: The IPL is the right kind of tournament that allows players to get into the groove nicely, an absolute must before they...

From fitness point of view everyone is looking in great shape: RCB skipper Kohli

Dubai:  Back into the thick of things after five months of coronavirus-forced break, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli is happy with...

Will another revamp and Rahul-Kumble partnership work for KXIP?

New Delhi: A restructured Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have all the required ingredients to achieve success in the upcoming IPL but they have...

India- Australia cricket series likely to begin in east coast after WA denies quarantine relaxation

Melbourne: Indian cricket team's much-anticipated tour of Australia will begin either in Adelaide or Brisbane instead of favoured Perth after WA (Western Australia)...

Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

New York: Novak Djokovic was kicked out of the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a tennis...

Russell is heartbeat of KKR, can score double hundred at No 3: Hussey

Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders, who have a new think tank in place headed by coach Brendon McCullum, are exploring the options of...

BCCI finally releases IPL schedule, MI to face CSK in opener

Dubai: Ending days of anxious wait, the BCCI on Sunday released the schedule for the upcoming IPL, and in keeping with tradition,...

All stakeholders agreed to relegation, promotion in ISL from 2024-25 season

New Delhi: Relegation and promotion will be an intrinsic part of Indian Super League (ISL) from 2024-25 season as this has been "agreed...

Harbhajan Singh: I have pulled out of IPL due to personal reasons

New Delhi: Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Friday became the second high-profile name to pull out of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL)...

CSK to start training after all, except 13, test negative for COVID-19 again

Dubai: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and all other Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players, except for the COVID-19 afflicted duo of Deepak Chahar and...

BCCI contingent member tests positive for COVID-19: IPL source

Dubai: A member of the BCCI contingent, which is here to oversee the conduct of IPL, has tested positive for COVID-19, a league...

Lionel Messi tells Barcelona he wants to leave the club

Barcelona: Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants.

Looked like a maverick, destroyed whatever came in front of him: Holding lauds unflappable Dhoni

Kingston: A maverick who destroyed every opposition and managed to look unflappable while he was at it -- that's how West Indies great...

Current Test team under Kohli is India’s best ever: Gavaskar

New Delhi: Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has described the current Indian Test side under Virat Kohli as the best ever, saying that...

Crawley nears century, England 184-4 vs Pakistan in 3rd test

Southampton: Zak Crawley was on the verge of posting his first test century as England reached tea on 184-4 on the opening day...

Rahane focuses on physical and mental health’, Shaw training ahead of IPL

New Delhi: Ajinkya Rahane is focused on maintaining his physical as well as mental health ahead of a challenging Indian Premier League...

KXIP, KKR, Royals land in UAE; set ball rolling for bio-secure IPL

Dubai: Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday arrived in the UAE for the IPL beginning September...

Premier League Fixture 2020-21; First Match starts on 12th September

https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/1296356313203695616 https://twitter.com/ChelseaFC/status/1296358575498027009 https://twitter.com/ManCity/status/1296356293993730054 https://twitter.com/ManUtd/status/1296356563792404483 https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1296356479633678338

Will look to lean on Shubman Gill for some leadership: McCullum

Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum wants to delegate some "leadership responsibility" to young Shubman Gill during the upcoming IPL in...

Dream11 to be IPL title sponsor for 2020; BCCI rejects their 2021 and 2022 bid

New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday announced fantasy gaming platform Dream11 as this year's IPL title sponsor but the company will not...

I spoke to Ishant and still consider him a brother like 2014: Darren Sammy

New Delhi: Ishant Sharma is "still a brother" for former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, who holds "no grudges" against the India...

IPL in UAE is much-needed “chaos” we need in our lives: Ravi Shastri

Mumbai: India's head coach Ravi Shastri feels that IPL in the United Arab Emirates is the "much needed chaos" that everyone needs in...

Dream11 wins IPL title sponsorship rights, Tata group stays away from bidding

New Delhi: Fantasy gaming platform Dream11 on Tuesday won the IPL title sponsorship rights with a bid of Rs 222 crore, replacing Chinese...

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh among 4 recommended for Khel Ratna

New Delhi: India's limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma, star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, TT player Manika Batra and Paralympic gold-winning high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu were...

Vinesh Phogat pulls out of national camp citing health risk, irks WFI

New Delhi: Vinesh Phogat, the only Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for Tokyo Olympics, has pulled out of the national camp citing...

Imran Khan says it will be “terrible atmosphere” to play bilateral cricket with India

Karachi: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said it would be a "terrible atmosphere" to play a bilateral cricket series with...

England-Pakistan heading for draw after more wet weather

Southampton: The second test between England and Pakistan was heading for a draw on Monday after a wet outfield prevented play from...

India men’s football team lauds decision to reschedule World Cup qualifiers

New Delhi: The Indian men's football team has welcomed AFC's decision to reschedule the Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World...

Raina officially communicated retirement decision a day after public announcement: BCCI

New Delhi: Suresh Raina communicated his retirement decision to the BCCI a day after he made it public, the Board said on...

I didn’t stop or settle for anything which was not justified: Raina after retirement

New Delhi: Suresh Raina, who followed his mentor Mahendra Singh Dhoni into international retirement, on Sunday sounded convinced about his decision that...

The other side of Dhoni: When Captain Cool’s temper flared up on field

New Delhi: For the major part of his international career, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was a symbol of calmness on the field, someone who...

Will jersey No.7 retire with Dhoni? Dinesh Karthik raises demand

New Delhi: Will Mahendra Singh Dhoni's no.7 jersey follow him into retirement? A demand has certainly been raised and a prominent voice within...

See you at the toss on September 19: Rohit to Dhoni

New Delhi: It was M S Dhoni 's vision that led to Rohit Sharma becoming one of the greatest white-ball openers and the...

Champions League: Lyon beat Manchester City 3-1 to reach semis

Underdog Lyon stunned manchester city in champions league night. The French side scored 3 goals and conceded just once to reach semi-finals...

The many highlights of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s glittering career

New Delhi: As Mahendra Singh Dhoni bids adieu to international cricket, here is a look at the career highlights of India's most successful...

Suresh Raina: Eternal supporting actor bids adieu to international cricket

New Delhi: Michael Jordan needed a Scottie Pippen, so did Lionel Messi with an Andres Iniesta by his side and Suresh Raina is...

धोनी ने अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट को अलविदा कहा

दो बार के विश्व कप विजेता भारत के पूर्व कप्तान महेंद्र सिंह धोनी ने शनिवार को अंतरराष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट को अलविदा कहकर पिछले...

Former India opener Chetan Chauhan critical but responding to treatment: Family

New Delhi: The health condition of former India opener Chetan Chauhan, who tested positive for COVID-19 last month, is "critical" and he remains...

No play before lunch on 3rd day of England-Pakistan test

Southampton: Rain prevented any play before lunch on the third day of the second test between England and Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl...

Champions League: World-Class Bayern Munich Destroyed Barcelona

The German champions Bayern Munich proved too good for Barcelona as they scored 8 goals in the champions league quarterfinal and conceded...

Done Deal: Arsenal have signed Willian on a 3-year deal

Arsenal football Club has finally announced the signing of Willian on a 3-year deal after he left Chelsea at the end of...

Celebrating golden jubilee of Gavaskar’s Test debut on MCA agenda

Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has come up with the idea of celebrating the golden jubilee of legendary Sunil Gavaskar's Test debut...

INOX Group to sponsor Indian team for Tokyo Olympics: IOA

New Delhi: The INOX group will be the official sponsor of the Indian team for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association...

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain too good at the end

Atalanta dream run comes to an end, as french champions Paris Saint-Germain beat them 2-1 in the quarter-finals of the champions league....

Hafeez breaches bio-secure protocol put in isolation

Karachi: Senior Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez was on Wednesday placed in isolation after he breached the bio-secure bubble, created by the England...

Joe Root has dilemmas as England goes for series-clinching win

Southampton: A rare winning start to a test series isn't stopping the questions from mounting up for England cricket captain Joe Root.

Unacademy picks bid papers, set to fight for IPL title sponsorship rights

New Delhi: Education technology company Unacademy, which is already one of IPL's sponsors, is eyeing the league's title sponsorship rights now and is...

CSK expect Dhoni to be part of IPL 2021-22: CEO Kasi Vishwanathan

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) CEO Kasi Vishwanathan feels their talisman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has not played any competitive cricket since last...

Rajasthan Royals’ fielding coach Dishant Yagnik tests positive for COVID

New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals' fielding coach Dishant Yagnik has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise announced on Wednesday, days before leaving for...

Pandemic hits Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham, Aug 12: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the organisers of the 2022 Commonwealth Games to opt for a multi-site athletes village instead...

Received govt approvals for IPL in UAE, confirms Patel

New Delhi: The BCCI has received the central government's formal approval to conduct this year's Indian Premier League in the UAE, IPL Chairman...

Received government approvals for IPL in UAE, confirms Brijesh Patel

New Delhi, Aug 10: The BCCI has received the central government's formal approval to conduct this year's Indian Premier League in the UAE,...

Saina begins training but will join camp at SAI centre after couple of weeks

New Delhi, Aug 9: London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has resumed training at a separate facility in Hyderabad after the coronavirus-induced break and...

Barcelona progress to quarter-finals of UEFA Champions League

Barcelona won their champions league tie against Napoli 3-1 (Aggregating 4-2) at Camp Nou. Thanks to their Club legend Lionel Messi who...

Buttler, Woakes lead England to 3-wicket win over Pakistan

Manchester, Aug 8: Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes led a remarkable comeback for England in a three-wicket victory over Pakistan in the...

Dhoni told me he would continue till he is beating the team”s fastest sprinter: Manjrekar

Mumbai, Aug 8: Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar on Saturday revealed Mahendra Singh Dhoni had told him he would consider himself fit for...

2022 World Cup is goal now but I will take it series by series: Jhulan Goswami

New Delhi, Aug 8: India's premier pacer Jhulan Goswami will be 39 by the time the postponed Women's World Cup comes in...

Team India kit sponsorship: Puma buys bid document, Adidas too could enter fray

New Delhi, Aug 8: German sports apparel and footwear major Puma could be the frontrunner in bagging the Indian cricket team's kit...

Champions League: Manchester City beat Real Madrid 2-1

Manchester City led by Pep Guardiola beats Zidane's Real Madrid in both the leg of champions league with an aggregate score of...

ICC Board Meeting: India retains right to host 2021 World T20, Australia get 2022

Dubai, Aug 7:  India on Friday retained the right to host the 2021 T20 World Cup while Australia will conduct this year's...

BCCI claims “in principle” govt approval for IPL in UAE; teams begin quarantining players

New Delhi, Aug 7:  An "in principle" government approval has come for the BCCI to take the IPL to the UAE this...

ICC Board meet on Friday: BCCI, CA to discuss on swapping of T20 WC

New Delhi, Aug 6: The heads of BCCI and Cricket Australia will be connecting virtually to discuss the hosting of two T20 World...

IPL partnership: BCCI, Vivo suspend partnership for one year

New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) The BCCI on Thursday suspended the IPL partnership title sponsorship deal with Chinese mobile phone company Vivo for...

IPL-SOP: Vacant stands to be an extended dressing room, team meetings outdoor

New Delhi, Aug 5: The BCCI's Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the upcoming IPL recommends that teams use "empty stands" as extended dressing...

US Open singles: Sumit Nagal gets direct entry into singles main draw

New York, Aug 5: Young Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal is set to compete in his second Grand Slam main draw after...

Rohit Sharma: As captain, I am the least important person in team

New Delhi, Aug 5: Selflessness defines a leader in Rohit Sharma's captaincy rulebook and that's why he has no hesitation in calling...

IPL teams want 3-day quarantine in UAE instead of six, downtime and contactless food delivery

New Delhi, Aug 5: The IPL teams want a three-day quarantine for their players arriving in the UAE instead of the six...

FULHAM ARE BACK IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE!

Fulham beat Brentford 2-1 to win the championship and are now promoted to the tier of one of english football premier league....

Vivo likely to quit as 2020 IPL title sponsors amid Indo-China tensions

New Delhi, Aug 4 : Chinese mobile phone company Vivo is likely to pull out as the Indian Premier League's title sponsor for...

Badminton: India handed relatively easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Final

New Delhi, Aug 3: India have been handed relatively easy draws in the twice rescheduled Thomas and Uber Cup Finals slated to be...

Ministry to form 5 zonal talent hunt committees in ambitious plan to qualify for FIFA World Cup

New Delhi, Aug 3: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government is riding on "mainstay" football to make India a sporting...

BCCI invites bids for kit sponsor and official merchandising partner rights

New Delhi, Aug 3: The Indian cricket board on Monday invited bids for the team's kit sponsor and official merchandising partner rights...

BCCI not to punish players if they admit to age fudging, two-year ban otherwise

New Delhi, Aug 3: The BCCI on Monday said it will grant amnesty to registered players who voluntarily declare any age fraud...

India not to take part in women’s world team squash championship

Chennai, Aug 3: India on Monday pulled out of the Women's World Team Squash Championship scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

IPL GC Meet: Final on Nov 10, Chinese sponsors intact

New Delhi, Aug 2: The Indian Premier League's (IPL) Governing Council on Sunday decided to retain all its sponsors, including Chinese mobile company...

This IPL can’t be selection criteria for Dhoni: Nehra

New Delhi, Aug 2: Mahendra Singh Dhoni at this year's IPL can be a talking point but the tournament cannot be a selection...

We are going ahead with women’s IPL on time: BCCI President Ganguly

New Delhi, Aug 2: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said the Women's IPL or the Challenger series, as it is better known,...

Ajinkya Rahane: won’t mind families not being there at IPL in UAE

New Delhi, Aug 2: Ajinkya Rahane would want his wife and daughter to be around during the IPL...

FA CUP: Aubameyang win’s it for Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's double gave arsenal a much needed 2-1 win over their London neighbors Chelsea in the Football Association Challenge Cup (FA...

Sports university to come up in Kangra: HP minister

Dharamshala (HP), Aug 1: Newly-appointed Minister of Forests, Youth Services and Sports, Rakesh Pathania on Saturday said a sports university will be established...

Going to give another try for World Cup win in 2021: Mithali

New Delhi, Aug 1: India's ODI skipper Mithali Raj says she is focussed on winning the World Cup next year to complete some...

IPL GC agenda: Members to get update on government’s green light, Chinese sponsorship deals

New Delhi, Aug 1: The IPL governing council will be updated on the status of necessary government approvals for hosting the T20...

Chelsea fan Abhishek Bachchan receives best wishes from football club

Mumbai, Aug 1: Abhishek Bachchan is a happy Chelsea fan as the actor has received a special letter from the football club,...

FA CUP FINAL: It’s Arsenal vs Chelsea

The London derby has a lot of high stakes usually but this time in the FA cup, the stakes are higher for...

BC Cricket Championship: A thrilling and an exciting action packed August awaits for millions of cricket fans as Cricket comes alive in Canada

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 1: On 7th August 2020, the Meadowbrook Park, Canada will open its arms wide to welcome and embrace lakhs...

Sehwag, Sardar in12-member selection panel for National Sports Awards

New Delhi, Jul 31 : Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag and hockey stalwart Sardar Singh were on Friday included in a 12-member committee...

Haryana govt appoints wrestlers Babita Phogat, Kavita as sports dy directors

Chandigarh, Jul 30  The Haryana government has appointed wrestlers Babita Phogat and Kavita Devi as deputy directors in the Sports and...

Sports Awards likely to be delayed, waiting for Rashtrapati Bhavan instructions: Ministry official

New Delhi, Jul 30: The National Sports Awards ceremony this year is likely to be delayed by a month or two due...

Anand loses to Ivanchuk, ends disastrous Legends campaign after 8 defeats

Chennai, Jul 30: Indian GM Viswanathan Anand suffered his eighth loss in the USD 150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament, going down...

UK minister Priti Patel calls for crackdown on racist abuse in football

London, Jul 29: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday issued a call for social media companies to rid their platforms of...

ICC Rankings: Kohli, Rohit maintain top two spots, Bumrah remains 2nd among bowlers

Dubai, Jul 28: India captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma continue to occupy the top two batting spots in the...

Ashwin bats for “disallowing” run where non-striker backs up too far

New Delhi, Jul 28: India's premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin wants technology to be used to track the batsman at the non-striker's end who...

IPL governing council meeting on August 2; tournament schedule set to be finalised

New Delhi, Jul 28: The Indian Premier League's Governing Council will meet on August 2 to give a final shape to the schedule...

IPL Auction 2019: All Eight Team’s Full Squads

IPL Auction 2019 106.80 Cr Was spend on 2019 IPL Auction, Total 60 Cricket player were bought this year for IPL 2019 .Kings XI Punjab...
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