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India defeat Bangladesh within 3 days, win 6th Test match in a row
short by Anmol Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs on the third day of the first Test in Indore on Saturday. This is India's third straight Test victory by a margin of an innings. India, who have now won six straight Test matches, will next face Bangladesh in their first-ever Day-Night Test at Kolkata's Eden Gardens from November 22.
short by Anmol Sharma / 03:36 pm on 16 Nov
Charlotte Flair, 10-time WWE women's champion, on Friday tweeted a video of actor Varun Dhawan teaching her Bollywood dance steps. "Not quite salsa lessons instead learning some Bollywood dance moves .. thank you [Varun for] getting me Bollywood ready," the wrestler wrote. Responding to her tweet, Varun wrote, "Such a pleasure meeting u Charlotte. You truly are a queen."
short by Arshiya Chopra / 02:52 pm on 16 Nov
Playing his first match after serving a backdated eight-month ban for doping violation, Mumbai's 20-year-old opener Prithvi Shaw smashed 63 runs off 39 deliveries against Assam in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on Sunday. After reaching the 50-run mark, Shaw raised his bat and gestured towards the camera, indicating 'let my bat do the talking'.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:27 pm on 17 Nov
How much money can each team spend in the IPL 2020 auction?
short by Anmol Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
After the deadline for retaining and releasing players ended, defending champions Mumbai Indians are left with ₹13.05 crore (lowest among all teams) to spend in the next month's auction for IPL 2020. Chennai Super Kings have a purse of ₹14.60 crore available, while Kings XI Punjab have the highest amount (₹42.70 crore) available. Kolkata Knight Riders can spend ₹35.65 crore.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:44 pm on 16 Nov
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh took to social media to wish tennis player Sania Mirza on the occasion of her 33rd birthday. Yuvraj shared an old picture of himself with Sania and captioned it, "Hai hai mirchi! Janam din dear friend lots of love and best wishes always!" Responding to Yuvraj, Sania wrote, "Hai motu...thank you my dearest friend."
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:59 pm on 15 Nov
All-rounder Hardik Pandya, who is recovering from an acute lower-back injury, took to Twitter to share a video of himself doing pilates. "Pilates to help me with my recovery...Doing everything I can and more to get out there stronger and better than before," Pandya wrote. Reacting to the video, pacer Jasprit Bumrah commented, "Sir you sound like a pressure cooker."
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:52 pm on 16 Nov
The Hundred can cause a revolution like T20: Yuvraj Singh
short by Anmol Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Talking about 'The Hundred', former Team India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh said that the new 100-ball format will be an exciting one. "The Hundred could be close to a revolution like T20," the 37-year-old added. He further said that 100-ball format will be perfect for Olympics if it is a two-week event.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:39 pm on 16 Nov
A shirtless Virat Kohli fan managed to breach security and ran inside the Indore stadium to meet Team India captain. The fan had Virat Kohli's initials and jersey number painted behind his back. Kohli gave a side hug to the fan and had a word with him before the security guards came up and escorted the fan away.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:30 am on 17 Nov
Senior journalist Rajat Sharma today resigned as President of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), citing his inability to continue amid "various pulls and pressures" within the organisation. "It seems it may not be possible to carry on in DDCA with my principles of integrity, honesty and transparency, which I'm not willing to compromise at any cost," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:22 pm on 16 Nov
Commonwealth Wrestling Championship 2016 gold medallist Ritu Phogat defeated her South Korean opponent Nam Hee Kim in just over three minutes at One Championship's Age of Dragons event to win her MMA debut. "Before I promised you I will give my hundred percent and now here I gave you my hundred percent," Ritu said after her Technical Knockout win.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:13 pm on 16 Nov
Senior journalist Rajat Sharma, who resigned as DDCA President today, has said his resignation should set the alarm bells ringing. "All stakeholders including Supreme Court, cricketers and BCCI, should come to know such vested interests are still very much at play in DDCA," he added. “I wanted to expose the real face of DDCA through this resignation," he further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:49 pm on 16 Nov
I played alongside match-fixers, although that was wrong: Hafeez
short by Anmol Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said he had to play with his teammates who were involved in match-fixing. "I continued along with...those players although that was wrong and I still say that's wrong and will never be fruitful for Pakistan," he added. He further said he raised his voice but he was told that those players will play for Pakistan.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:40 pm on 16 Nov
India have become the first team to reach 300 points in World Test Championship (WTC) after registering their sixth straight Test victory on Saturday. India, who have won each of their six WTC matches so far, lead New Zealand and Sri Lanka by 240 points. India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs on Saturday.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:39 pm on 16 Nov
You're real in a sea of fake: Parineeti on Sania Mirza's b'day
short by Udit Gupta / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Parineeti Chopra on Friday took to Instagram to share a post on tennis player Sania Mirza's 33rd birthday and wrote, "I love you because you're real in a sea of fake." "Because you're grounded in...sea of entitled...Because you're self-made, intelligent, humble and funny as hell! But most of all, I love you because you let me be me," she added.
short by Udit Gupta / 01:14 pm on 16 Nov
Captains to receive pink balls from paratroopers in Kolkata D/N Test
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Army paratroopers will fly into Kolkata's Eden Gardens to hand over a pink ball each to the two captains ahead of the toss of the historic day-night Test between India and Bangladesh, beginning on November 22. The Army is also set to play out the national anthems of both the countries before the start of play.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:42 pm on 16 Nov
Kidambi Srikanth advances to Hong Kong Open semi-finals
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 15 Nov 2019,Friday
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Friday entered the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open after his opponent conceded the quarter-finals owing to an injury. The fifth-seeded Chen Long of China lost the first game 13-21 to unseeded Srikanth before conceding the game. Notably, it was Srikanth's second career win over Long, who still leads 6-2 in the head-to-head record.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:36 pm on 15 Nov
We failed to play as a team: Mominul Haque after 1st Test loss
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
After losing the first Test by an innings and 130 runs against India, Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque said that his team didn't bat well in the match. "Mushfiqur batted well in both innings, Liton did well...but we failed to play as a team," he added. "We have to forget about this and have to look forward to Kolkata," he stated.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 10:56 pm on 16 Nov
Not afraid to change players: India football coach after Afg draw
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 15 Nov 2019,Friday
India's football coach Igor Stimac on Friday said that he's not afraid to field a completely new team in the next FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Oman. This comes after India, ranked 106 in the world, played out a draw with 149-ranked Afghanistan in their fourth qualifying round match. Currently, India remain winless in the five-team preliminary round group.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:42 pm on 15 Nov
Romanian bowler, who is a bodyguard, to play for Australian team
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Forty-year-old Romanian, Pavel Florin, a bodyguard by profession and an amateur cricketer whose bowling action went viral, is set to play for Australia's Surrey Hills cricket club after being granted a visa that had earlier been rejected. The club, that has invited Florin to play for them as a guest, invited the public "to see the great man in action."
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:16 pm on 16 Nov
Virat must be fast becoming India's best ever skipper: Vaughan
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
After Virat Kohli led India to a win in the first Test against Bangladesh, former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeted, "Virat must be fast becoming India's best ever skipper ... #INDvBAN." Notably, With the innings win over Bangladesh, Kohli now holds the record of being the Indian captain with the most number of innings victory (10).
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:34 pm on 16 Nov
Indian team stays back in Indore to practice under lights
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
The Indian team stayed back in Indore after the end of the first Test against Bangladesh, so as to get net practice under the lights ahead of the team's maiden Day/Night Test in Kolkata. It has been reported that the Indian team wants to specifically train under the lights during the twilight time of the evening.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:54 pm on 16 Nov
Kidambi Srikanth crashes out of Hong Kong Open after semi-final loss
short by Ankur Taliyan / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday crashed out of the Hong Kong Open after a semi-final loss against Hong Kong's Lee Cheuk Yiu. Srikanth, who lost the first contest 9-21, was leading 11-8 at mid-break of the second game before losing 23-25. With Srikanth's loss, the Indian campaign at the tournament has also come to an end.
short by Ankur Taliyan / 09:06 pm on 16 Nov
Shami becomes most successful 2nd innings bowler in last 2 yrs
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
Indian pacer Mohammad Shami became the most successful second innings bowler in the past two years after taking his second innings tally to 51 wickets from 20 innings. Behind the 29-year-old Indian pacer are Australia's pacer Pat Cummins and spinner Nathan Lyon with 48 and 47 wickets respectively. Shami ended the Test against Bangladesh with seven wickets.
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:36 pm on 16 Nov
Gavaskar compares Shami to West Indies great Malcolm Marshall
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
After Indian pacer, Mohammad Shami ended up with seven wickets in the first Test against Bangladesh, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar praised the pacer and compared him to West Indies great Malcolm Marshall. "His delivery also comes at you like a missile. Same kind of late inward and outward movement," Gavaskar added about Shami.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:57 pm on 16 Nov
Messi caught on camera telling Brazil coach Tite to 'shut up'
short by Dishant Sharma / on 16 Nov 2019,Saturday
During the recent Brazil vs Argentina friendly match, Argentina forward Lionel Messi was caught on the camera telling Brazil coach Tite to 'shut up'. Messi was making his first international appearance after serving a three-month ban for saying that Brazil had 'fixed' Copa America. Tite later revealed that he also told Messi to 'shut up' as a response.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:19 pm on 16 Nov
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