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India won series 5-0

India won series 5-0

India’s domination of England in the ODI series was complete at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. By wrapping up the final match with a 95-run victory, the home team gave a perfect Deepavali present to the country. Put in, India scored a challenging 271 …

BCCI awards for Dravid and Ishant

Mumbai:Veteran batsman Rahul Dravid and pacer Ishant Sharma, who were the top Test performers for India on the recent tours to England and the West Indies, would receive Cricket Board awards at the function scheduled to be held in Chennai in December. Dravid had scored …

Andy Murray won Shanghai Masters

Andy Murray won Shanghai Masters

Awesome Andy Murray sealed his third straight title and guaranteed that he will leapfrog Roger Federer to No. 3 in the world rankings after a hard-fought 7-5, 6-4 win over David Ferrer on Sunday. Defending champion Murray, 24, was tested by the Spaniard but ultimately …

Our team will be looking to avoid the mistakes committed in the first ODI: Dernbach

New Delhi: England pacer Jade Dernbach said Sunday that the team will be looking to avoid the mistakes committed in the first ODI in Hyderabad when they face-off with India in the second ODI at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Monday.England, who dominated the summer’s Tests …

Dhoni, Raina makes India’s big win

Dhoni, Raina makes India’s big win

An elusive Indian dream became a reality at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Friday night. Since the tie in a World Cup match at Bangalore in February, M.S. Dhoni’s men have found in England, an impregnable rival. The ghosts of the immediate past …

Paes-Bhupathi out of Shanghai Masters

Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lost in straight sets to second seeds Daniel Nestor and Max Mirnyi to bow out of the ATP Shanghai Masters, here today. The Indian Express fought back in the second set before going down 1-6 4-6 in just …

I was more surprised than hurt: Harbhajan

I was more surprised than hurt: Harbhajan

Off—spinner Harbbhajan Singh says he was more surprised than hurt when he was axed from the Indian ODI team for the first two ODIs against England. “I wouldn’t say I was hurt. I was more surprised. I wish the younger guys all the best. I …

RCB beats Australian Redbacks by 2 wickets

Bangalore: A confident home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Wednesday beat a defiant South Australian Redbacks (SAR) by two wickets in a thriller at the Chinnaswamy stadium here to qualify for semi-final of ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CL20). Chasing an imposing target of 215, RCB’s …

I am ready to do whatever the team needs me to do: Dilshan

I am ready to do whatever the team needs me to do: Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan has accepted his transition from being Sri Lanka’s skipper to being a key foot-soldier for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Champions League. After an injured AB de Villiers was ruled out, Dilshan donned the wicket-keeping gloves and he is open to continuing in …

Royal Challengers needs to win to stay alive

Nett run-rate considerations may occupy other teams’ thoughts, but Royal Challengers Bangalore, for the moment, stares at a frighteningly simple equation: defeat to Somerset on Monday equals exit from the Champions League T20. If the loss to Warriors in the opening game had been a …

Bilbao Final Masters; Ivanchuk shocks Viswanathan Anand

Bilbao Final Masters; Ivanchuk shocks Viswanathan Anand

Brazil: World Champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a rare loss, going down to Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine in the third round of the fourth Bilbao Final Masters here. After two fighting draws, Anand did not achieve much in the opening as white, and once his position …

You must give credit to Dhoni: Bravo

Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo credited Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his match-winning whirlwind knock against Cape Cobras, saying the CSK skipper “showed him the way how to play” in the slow Chepauk wicket here. Chasing Cobras’ 145 for seven, CSK rode on Bravo’s 25-ball …

Somerset beats KKR

Somerset beats KKR

Hyderabad: Roelof van der Merwe’s sensational 73 off 40 balls helped Somerset pull-off a five wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in a Group B fixture of the Champions League T20 here Sunday.The Knight Riders posted a healthy 161 for three after captain Gautam Gambhir, …

Federer pulls out of Shanghai Masters due to indury

Roger Federer pulled out of next month’s Shanghai Masters on Friday because of injury with the former World No. 1 insisting he needs to rest after a gruelling year. “After consultation with my team, I have unfortunately decided to pull out of the Shanghai Masters …

World’s leading players are “not afraid” of going on strike: Murray

World’s leading players are “not afraid” of going on strike: Murray

LONDON: The world’s leading players are “not afraid” of going on strike unless officials heed their calls to improve the crammed tennis calendar as soon as possible, Andy Murray warned on Monday. For years athletes such as 10-times grand slam champion Rafa Nadal have complained …