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Rafael Nadal won fifth Davis Cup title

Rafael Nadal won fifth Davis Cup title

Rafael Nadal got the winning point as Spain won a fifth Davis Cup title here on Sunday. The World No. 2 beat Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro to give the host a 3-1 win, rallying from a set down to see off the 2009 US …

It feels extremely special to be selected for the last two ODIs against the WI: Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has often flitted between the paths of delight and despair. A man, who was once labelled as the probable successor to Kapil Dev and also evoked praise from Wasim Akram, almost became a tale of ‘what-would-have-been’ after a loss of form and constant …

India beats West Indies by 1 wicket

Cuttack: India wriggled out of a precarious position to clinch a nerve-wrecking one-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first cricket one-dayer which turned out to be a low-scoring thriller here. After restricting the visitors to 211 for nine, India were tottering at 59 …

Liverpool beats Chelsea 2-0

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas criticised his side after a 2-0 home defeat by Liverpool in the League Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday and warned they must improve if they are not to avoid an early exit in the Champions League next week. The London side host …

Kambli’s allegations are irresponsible statements: Pawar

Kambli’s allegations are irresponsible statements: Pawar

New Delhi: International Cricket Council president Sharad Pawar has dismissed as “irresponsible” Vinod Kambli’s allegation that India’s 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka could have been fixed. “I honestly feel that his allegations are irresponsible statements,” Pawar said.”If he was an honest and a …

India won world cup Kabaddi titles

Ludhiana: Hosts India lifted the winners title in the men’s and women’s section of the second World Cup Kabaddi tournament here. The India men team easily beat the Canada side 59-25 in the final match played at the Guru Nanak Dev stadium here late Sunday. …

It’s an honour to play with Sachin: V.V.S.Laxman

It’s an honour to play with Sachin: V.V.S.Laxman

Kolkata: India’s stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman showered praise on cricketing genius Sachin Tendulkar, who completed 22 years in international cricket, saying it was an honour and privilege for him to play with the batting maestro. “Great!! I am sure he will cross many more years …

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 …