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India win 3-2 over Malaysia

Kolkata: Star striker Sunil Chettri struck a brace as India defeated Malaysia 3-2 in the second international football friendly at the Salt Lake Stadium here Wednesday.Chettri scored twice – in the 39th and the 53rd minute and fellow striker Jeje Lalpekhlua added the third in …

This is the best Indian team ever: Kapil Dev

This is the best Indian team ever: Kapil Dev

Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev considers the current set of Indian cricketers to be the best to have played for the country. “Without any doubt, I would say that this is the best Indian team ever,” said the 1983 World Cup winning captain, the striking backdrop …

Dravid calls his latest century one of the easiest

Indian cricket’s sheet-anchor is lapping up the deluge after a minor drought. Rahul Dravid scored 120 runs from six innings during the South African tour early this year but once he got a 112 at Kingston against the West Indies in June, he has not …

Sachin Tendulkar fell short of recording his 100th international ton

Sachin Tendulkar fell short of recording his 100th international ton

New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar once again fell short of recording his 100th international ton, but not before putting India on the road to victory with a fluent 76 in the first cricket Test against the West Indies here Wednesday. Chasing 276, the hosts were 254 …

India won the Test against WI by 5 wickets

New Delhi: India won the first cricket Test against the West Indies by five wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Wednesday.The hosts, chasing a 276-run target, got home in 80.4 overs on the fourth day of the match. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar missed out on …

Dhoni becomes India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests

Dhoni becomes India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday surpassed Syed Kirmani to become India’s most successful wicketkeeper in Tests.Dhoni went past Kirmani when he stumped Kraigg Brathwaite off Pragyan Ojha for his 199th victim in 62 Tests. Kirmani had played 88 Tests. Dhoni did not have to …

PCB decides to appoint specialist coaches for batting, bowling and fielding

Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to appoint specialist coaches for batting, bowling and fielding for the national team and has already placed an advertisement on its website, inviting candidates to apply for the positions. Last date to apply for different posts is …

I am confident I will be among the big runs this season: Dinesh Karthik

I am confident I will be among the big runs this season: Dinesh Karthik

  Dinesh Karthik’s enthusiasm for the game is infectious. The little man is a bundle of energy on most occasions. Not surprisingly, he is a wicket-keeper batsman. These ’keeper-batsmen are a breed apart. Gruelling hours of high concentration levels donning the big gloves and session …

PCB didn’t educate me enough about anti-corruption laws: Mohammad Amir

A regretful Mohammad Amir has blamed PCB for not educating him enough against corruption and vowed to reveal “more” about the case, in which co-accused Salman Butt and Mohammaed Asif “tried to damage his reputation” further. Amir was sent to young offenders’ detention centre for …

If you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you: M.S.Dhoni

If you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you: M.S.Dhoni

New Delhi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not seem surprised at the conviction of Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Asif on charges of spot-fixing, saying “if you do worse, then be ready for worse to happen to you.” Butt and Asif were today …

West Indies trounced Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second Test

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo grabbed five wickets for 90 as the West Indies trounced Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second Test in Dhaka on Wednesday to win its first away series in eight years. Bangladesh, which was set an improbable victory target of 508, was …

India to be hub of motorsports in South Asia

India to be hub of motorsports in South Asia

New Delhi: Riding on the stupendous success of the inaugural Formula One race in the country, the organisers, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI), want to turn the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) into the hub of motorsports in South Asia. The BIC received an instant thumbs-up from …

14 players in Grade C list for the 2011-12 season

Kolkata: The Indian cricket board rewarded Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Virat Kohli for their consistent performance with promotion to Grade A contracts and added as many as 14 players in Grade C list for the 2011-12 season. Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, who …

Vettel won the Indian Formula One Grand Prix

Vettel won the Indian Formula One Grand Prix

The now-famous right index finger went up skyward once again, as Sebastian Vettel scored a perfect victory in the inaugural Formula One Grand Prix of India at the Buddh International Circuit here on Sunday. The German started from the pole, led every lap and whipped …

An emphatic six-wicket victory for England

Kolkata: Kevin Pietersen piloted England to an emphatic six-wicket victory with a half-century in the one-off twenty20 Internatioanl against India here, as the visitors managed to salvage some pride to end their otherwise disastrous tour Saturday.Pietersen (53; 39 b, 5×4, 3×6), made full use of …