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India beat B'desh as Jadeja takes 4 wkts in 1st ODI in 14 months
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in their first Super Four stage match at the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai on Friday. Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, playing in his first ODI after 14 months, registered bowling figures of 10-0-29-4. India, who have now won nine of their 12 ODIs this year, will next face their arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:47 pm on 21 Sep
Amitabh teases Anushka, copies Virat Kohli's 'flying kiss' on KBC
short by Saloni Tandon / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
In a promo released of TV show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', host Amitabh Bachchan is seen teasing actress Anushka Sharma about husband Virat Kohli, and imitating his 'flying kiss' gesture. Amitabh is also seen telling Anushka, "Hum sab dekhte hain TV pe jo hota hai (we all see what happens on TV)". Anushka said she watches cricket to watch Virat play.
short by Saloni Tandon / 10:41 pm on 21 Sep
Nobody does it better, tweets user as Dhoni plots Shakib's wicket
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Reacting to ex-India captain MS Dhoni plotting Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan's wicket in Asia Cup on Friday, a user tweeted, "Nobody does it better." Dhoni had advised stand-in captain Rohit Sharma to move Shikhar Dhawan to square leg from slips after Ravindra Jadeja was hit for two consecutive fours. Shakib was dismissed on Jadeja's next delivery, caught by Dhawan.
short by Anmol Sharma / 01:27 pm on 22 Sep
I have more points than Kohli to win Khel Ratna: Wrestler Bajrang
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Wrestler Bajrang Punia, who has been ignored for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, has said that he garnered more points than Virat Kohli and Mirabai Chanu, who have been named as this year's recipients. Bajrang, who won Commonwealth Games and Asian Games golds this year, added, "[Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore] said I didn't have enough points which is wrong."
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:51 pm on 22 Sep
ODIs' millionth run was hit by Indian, 35 years after 1st ODI
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
On September 22, 2006, India's Dinesh Mongia scored ODIs' millionth run against Australia in Malaysia, 35 years after the first-ever ODI was played. ODIs had witnessed 999,735 runs before the match and Australia were dismissed for 213, with 52 runs required for a million. Mongia came to bat when India were 47/3 and hit a boundary to reach the landmark.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:54 am on 22 Sep
Djokovic hits partner Federer in the back during doubles match
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Novak Djokovic accidentally hit Roger Federer in the back during their first-ever doubles match as a team at Laver Cup on Friday. Playing against Team World's Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson, Team Europe's Djokovic hit a forehand on a return, which struck Federer, who had his back turned. "That was the first chance Djokovic had to get him," commentators joked.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:20 am on 22 Sep
Ravindra Jadeja played in an ODI for India after 442 days
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja represented India in an ODI after a gap of 442 days, after being included in the playing eleven for the ODI against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup 2018, on Friday. Jadeja, who featured in the Indian Test team in India's last Test match against England, picked up four wickets on his return to the ODI team.
short by Dishant Sharma / 12:29 am on 22 Sep
Only fun when it lasts longer: Durex on India's win vs Pak
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Reacting to India's eight-wicket win against Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2018, condom-maker Durex tweeted, "It's only fun when it lasts longer. #INDvPAK". India finished the match against Pakistan in just 29 overs. One of the users reacted to the tweet with a reply that read, "Enjoy the game. Don't look at the duration."
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:33 pm on 21 Sep
Afghanistan suffer their first defeat in Asia Cup 2018
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Afghanistan were handed their first defeat in the Asia Cup 2018 after Pakistan beat them by 3 wickets in their group match on Friday. Pakistan's 18-year-old debutant Shaheen Afridi managed to register figures of 2/38 despite Pakistani fielders dropping three catches off his bowling. Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq scored his second half-century in the Asia Cup 2018.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:15 am on 22 Sep
Video shows Pakistan fan singing Indian national anthem
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
A video was posted on Twitter that showed a Pakistani cricket fan singing the Indian national anthem while attending the match between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup on Wednesday. Earlier, Pakistan's 'superfan' Bashir Chacha helped Indian fan Sudhir Gautam financially so that the latter could travel to UAE to witness the matches in the Asia Cup 2018.
short by Dishant Sharma / 05:40 pm on 21 Sep
Afghan pacer cries after last-over loss, Shoaib Malik consoles him
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Afghanistan fast bowler Aftab Alam broke down after conceding 10 runs in three balls of the last over to hand Pakistan a three-wicket victory in Asia Cup on Friday. Shoaib Malik, who scored the winning runs, joined other Afghan players to console the pacer, who was sitting on his knees and crying. Pacer Hasan Ali also consoled the 25-year-old.
short by Anmol Sharma / 02:48 pm on 22 Sep
Ex-NZ player shuts down troll who suggested Dhoni be replaced
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris shut down a troll on Twitter who had suggested that India needs a "Jos Buttler kind of keeper now" instead of former captain MS Dhoni. "You want the greatest ODI wicketkeeper/batsman to ever play the game dropped? You are cray cray," Styris responded to the user's tweet.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:06 pm on 21 Sep
Wrestling coach under whom India won Olympic bronze passes away
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Yashvir Singh, who was India's national wrestling coach when Sushil Kumar won the bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, passed away on Thursday following a prolonged illness. Singh was given the 'Coach of the Year' award by the International Wrestling Federation (FILA) after Sushil's 2010 World Championship gold. Yashvir had also mentored Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:34 pm on 21 Sep
Shastri was batting when cricket's 2nd tied Test occurred
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
India's former cricketer and current coach Ravi Shastri was batting alongside Maninder Singh, who got dismissed on the second-last ball of the Test match to give way to cricket's second-ever tied Test match. Shastri gave the strike to India's last batsman, Maninder, when India needed one run to win the test against Australia on September 22, 1986.
short by Dishant Sharma / 08:22 am on 22 Sep
TN association unaware of Ashwin's whereabouts post Eng series
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association has reportedly stated that Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has not reported to them after the completion of the Indian cricket team's tour of England. Ashwin, who was injured and did not feature in the final Test of the series, missed a domestic tournament game for his state side in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:01 pm on 21 Sep
Indian-origin ex-England cricketer Isa Guha ties the knot
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Isa Guha, ex-England cricketer of Indian origin, has tied the knot with her boyfriend Thomas at Carbis Bay in England's Cornwall. The 33-year-old cricketer-turned-commentator took to Instagram to share pictures, writing, "It's been a challenging year but with this incredible human by my side I know I can get through anything. So lucky to have him in my life."
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:43 pm on 21 Sep
Coach drops 2 players for liking Instagram video criticising him
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Russian football club Spartak Moscow's manager Massimo Carrera dropped captain Denis Glushakov and defender Andrei Eshchenko from the team's first Europa League match of the season for liking an Instagram video criticising him. The video was posted by actor and Spartak supporter Dmitry Nazarov, who mocked Carrera saying he's not "our happiness". Spartak lost the match to Rapid Vienna 0-2.
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:13 pm on 21 Sep
Player who took record 8 wickets bowled in India nets at Asia Cup
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Jharkhand left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem, who took List A record 8 wickets for 10 runs against Rajasthan recently, was among the five India A bowlers who bowled in the nets to India batsmen at Asia Cup. "You can know where you stand when you bowl to top-quality batsmen. I am happy I got the opportunity," Nadeem later said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:09 am on 22 Sep
Congress social media head cites Jadhav's action to troll BJP
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Congress social media head Divya Spandana took to Twitter to troll BJP over decreasing value of Indian currency, saying cricketer Kedar Jadhav's bowling action is so low but still not as low as value of rupee. Responding to Divya's tweet, BJP Karnataka wrote, "Not sure about...Jadhav's bowling action but your IQ for sure is lower than entire Pakistan team's performance."
short by Anmol Sharma / 12:51 pm on 22 Sep
Iranian girl disguises as man to watch football match, detained
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
A female football fan was recently detained for watching a match in Iran while being disguised as a man. The girl took to Instagram to share a picture of herself sitting in the back of a van after being detained during the match. She also shared a selfie taken in the stadium, wherein she can be seen wearing a cap.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:55 pm on 21 Sep
Sindhu, Srikanth both knocked out in China Open quarterfinals
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu, India's top-ranked male and female shuttlers respectively, were knocked out of the BWF China Open tournament in the quarterfinal stage on Friday. Srikanth was beaten by Japan's Kento Momota in straight games, while Sindhu lost to China's Chen Yufei with a scoreline that read 11-21, 21-11, 15-21.
short by Dishant Sharma / 06:45 pm on 21 Sep
Russian tennis player nicknamed 'Colonel' retires with 499 wins
short by Dishant Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Russia's Mikhail Youzhny, who is nicknamed 'Colonel', retired from professional tennis one win short of 500 career wins. Youzhny, who reached the US Open semifinals twice in his career, was playing his career's final tournament in the St. Petersburg Open in Russia. The 36-year-old Youzhny won 10 tour titles and reached a career-high ranking of eighth in 2008.
short by Dishant Sharma / 07:26 pm on 21 Sep
Longest I've waited, will remember this comeback: Jadeja
short by Anmol Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
Ravindra Jadeja, who registered bowling figures of 10-0-29-4 against Bangladesh on his return to ODI cricket after 14 months, said this has been the longest he has waited for a comeback. "I'll always remember this comeback," he added. "World Cup's still some time away...My ambition's to perform the way I did today whenever I get the opportunity," Jadeja further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:52 am on 22 Sep
NFL athlete penalised for 'wiping butt with ball' celebration
short by Dishant Sharma / on 22 Sep 2018,Saturday
NFL side New York Jets' running back Isaiah Crowell was penalised by the officials after he was seen making a butt wiping motion with the ball as a form of celebration following a touchdown. Crowell, who was handed a 15-yard penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct, said, "I didn't think about the touchdown celebration before the game."
short by Dishant Sharma / 03:15 pm on 22 Sep
Players, fans warned to cover tattoos at 2019 Rugby WC in Japan
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Sep 2018,Friday
Teams and supporters have been urged to cover their tattoos during 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan to avoid offending people, World Rugby said. Players have been asked to wear rash vests while using public gyms as tattoos are associated in the country with mafia. The players will be asked to wear different footwear indoors from outdoors to respect culture.
short by Anmol Sharma / 05:56 pm on 21 Sep
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