Congress backs Dhoni over 'Balidaan Badge' on his glove
New Delhi: A day after the International Cricket Council asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to get the "Balidaan Badge" removed from M.S. Dhoni's wicketkeeping gloves, the Congress on Friday came out in support of the former captain saying the insignia on his gloves is neither political nor religious.
P.V. Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open
Sydney: Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu got knocked out of the ongoing $150,000 Australian Open World Tour Super 300 tournament after suffering a defeat to Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol in the second round on Thursday, June 6.
India most searched team of World Cup, reveals study
New Delhi: The Indian cricket team has grabbed the most searched team recognition on the Internet for the ongoing World Cup, while England have bagged the second position out of the 10 participating teams in a study conducted by SEMrush, the online visibility management and content marketing SaaS platform.
I am the man to fix Manchester United: Maradona
Manchester: Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his desire to help restore Manchester United to their former glory as a coach. United have been struggling to replicate their dominance under former manager Sir Alex Ferguson since the Scot retired in 2013 and they finished sixth last season in the Premier League while rivals Manchester City and Liverpool won major titles.
South Africa opt to bat against India
Southampton: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat against India in their World Cup fixture at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday.
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Ngidi to miss India clash due to hamstring injury
London: South Africa will miss the services of Lungi Ngidi in their third World Cup fixture against India on June 5 after the young pace bowler picked up a hamstring injury against Bangladesh at The Oval.
Stimac's India to undergo first test in Thailand
New Delhi: The Indian football team led by new coach Igor Stimac has left for Thailand to participate in the King's Cup. Stimac has earned praise from the players due to his "professional attitude and different approach", but it remains to be seen whether the Croat can lead the team to the title.
Bangladesh post record 330/6 against South Africa
London: Bangladesh rode on a record 142-run third wicket partnership between Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan to post their highest ever World Cup total of 330/6 in their cup opener against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday.
Amid boos, Smith and Warner make remarkable comeback
Bristol: Australia head coach Justin Langer, before their World Cup opener against Afghanistan, had urged fans not to boo Steve Smith and David Warner who are making a return to international cricket after serving a one-year ban for Sandpaper Gate.
Warner guides Aussies to 7-wicket win over Afghanistan
Bristol (UK): A clinical display from the Australians, led by David Warner (89* off 114 balls), saw them thrash Afghanistan by seven wickets in their opening game of the 2019 World Cup at the County Ground on Saturday.
Najibullah, Rahmat steer Afghanistan to 207 vs Austraia
Bristol: Afghanistan rode on Najibullah Zadran's half-century and Rahmat Shah's 43 to set a 208-run target for defending champions Australia in their World Cup opener as Pat Cummins (3/40) and Adam Zampa (3/60) rattled the Afghan batting line-up at the County Ground here on Saturday, June 1.