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Former India cricketer VB Chandrasekhar ends life in Chennai

Chennai: Former India opener and national selector VB Chandrasekhar passed away in Chennai, in a case of suicide, police said on Friday. It was initially reported that he had died following a massive cardiac arrest. According to a senior police…

KKR appoints McCullum as coach

Mumbai:  Kolkata Knight Riders appointed the recently retired Brendon McCullum as their new head coach for the next edition of Indian Premier League in 2020.  McCullum has been very closely associated with the KKR as a player first from 2008…

9-year-old boy from Pune scales Mt Kilimanjaro

New Delhi: Most nine-year-olds would find it difficult to even put a finger on Mount Kilimanjaro on a map, but not Advait Bhartia, who recently scaled the the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, at 19,341 feet…

Tokyo gears up for Olympic Games 2020, medals unveiled

Tokyo: The Olympic Games fever has already gripped the Tokyo city. It’s been less than a year for the mega sporting event and signs of the Olympics and logo of Tokyo Olympic are getting popular on the streets. Japan Olympic…

India beat England by 36 runs to lift Physical Disability World Series T20

Mumbai: Title favourites India lifted the inaugural T20 Physical Disability World Cricket Series after defeating hosts England by 36 runs in the finals here. Opting to bat first, India posted 180 for 7 in their allotted 20 overs in the…

August 14, 1990: World witnessed Sachin Tendulkar’s #MaidenCentury

New Delhi: It was on August 14, 1990, when former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, popularly known as “Master Blaster” made his presence felt on the field when he scored his first ton in  International cricket. Tendulkar scored 119 runs against…

Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli 27 runs away from creating partnership record

New Delhi (India): When India and West Indies step out on the field to play the final ODI of the three-match series, captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma would look to create another record for the Men in Blue.…

Cricket South Africa announces squad for India’s tour

Johannesburg (South Africa): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced their squad for the upcoming tour of India. Three uncapped players were named in their Test squad including fast bowler Anrich Nortje, spin bowling all-rounder Senuran Muthusamy and wicketkeeper-batsman Rudi…

Rahul Dravid has no conflict of interest case: CoA

Mumbai: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Tuesday cleared Rahul Dravid’s appointment as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), ruling that there is “no conflict of interest” case against the former India captain. Lt General Ravi Thogde, the…

ICC hopeful of making it to 2028 Olympics

London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) remains hopeful of making it to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, Marylebone Cricket Club’s World Cricket Committee chairman Mike Gatting confirmed on Monday. Gatting also went on to say that ICC chief executive Manu…

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