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Saina , Kashyap and Prannoy withdraw from Thailand Open

Bangkok: Indian badminton players Saina Nehwal, HS Pronnoy, and Parupalli Kashyap have withdrawn from the ongoing Thailand Open. Nehwal and Pronnoy tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The Indian squad, which travelled to Bangkok to participate in the Yonex Thailand…

Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test: Vihari, Ashwin’s blockathon sees visitors walk away with epic draw

Sydney (Australia): Batting out 258 balls with a fierce home team throwing everything it had up its sleeves is no mean feat. But the Indian duo of Hanuma Vihari and R Ashwin stood ground and managed to do just that…

Rahul Dravid ‘The Wall’ turns 48

Guwahati: Players will come and go, the Wall remains. That’s the legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid for you, who turned 48 today. Known as ‘The Wall’, Dravid was a versatile team player, who gave his all. He was one of…

Sport meant to unite us: Tendulkar condemns racial abuse at SCG

New Delhi: Former legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar condemned the racial abuse subjected to the Indian team players in the ongoing third Test and said that “the sport is meant to unite us”. Reacting to the racial abuse that has been…

Ind vs Aus: CA launches inquiry into unsavoury crowd behaviour towards Siraj

Sydney (Australia): Cricket Australia (CA) on Sunday confirmed that it has launched an inquiry into the crowd incident that took place on day four of the ongoing Pink Test between India and Australia here at the Sydney Cricket Ground. “Cricket…

Ind vs Aus, 3rd Test: Unruly group asked to leave SCG stand after Siraj complains to umpires

WASHINGTON: India pacer Mohammed Siraj was once again subjected to unsavoury comments from the fans at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday. The security personnel then asked the unruly group to leave the stands. In the concluding minutes of the…

Youth played a big role in fighting coronavirus pandemic: Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju feels the young brigade of the country has played a huge role in battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Sports Minister highlighted the importance of youngsters ahead of the ‘National…

Ind vs Aus: Proud moment to score a century in front of my parents, says Smith

Sydney: Australia batsman Steve Smith termed it a ‘proud’ moment to score a ton in front of his parents on his home ground. Smith brought up his 27th Test century at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. The batsman achieved…

National Cricket Academy to be set up in Sikkim: CM

Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Wednesday said that BCCI secretary Jay Shah assured him that a National Cricket Academy will be established in the Himalayan state to provide a platform to the youths. Shah, the BCCI in-charge…

On this day: India registered first Test series win in Australia

NEW DELHI: It was on January 7, 2019, when India registered its first-ever series win on Australian soil. The fourth Test of the four-match series ended in a draw between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), and…

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