Dope-tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav, gearing up for his first international event after serving a four-year ban, tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday along with Greco-Roman grappler Gurpreet Singh.
At a time when Indias fielding standards were considered not as good as they are now -- the poor show by Virat Kohli's boys in the first ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) notwithstanding -- Madan Lal was an exception in the 1970s.
Indian racing star Jehan Daruvala earned his maiden FIA Formula 2 podium at the Bahrain Grand Prix Support Race on Saturday. The Red Bull Racing Junior is the first Indian to stand on the podium in an FIA Formula 2 Race, in the present era of the championship.
The All India Football Federation fears suspension by FIFA if an ad-hoc body is placed in charge during its AGM next month as it seeks to avoid conducting elections due to a lack of Sports Code compliant constitution.
All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to FC Goa's Redeem Tlang for his dangerous foul play during Indian Super League match against Mumbai City FC.
Their campaigns off to disappointing starts, both Odisha FC and Jamshedpur FC would be keen to register their first victory of the season when they take on each other in their second Indian Super League match here on Sunday.
Hosts Australia are the favourites to win the series against India across all formats, former England captain Michael Vaughan has predicted, pointing out that the Aaron Finch's team was outstanding in the first game on Friday.
Virat Kohli-led India suffered a 66-run defeat against hosts Australia in the first ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday. While hunting a colossal 374-run total, the Indian batting unit ran out of steam, especially after the departure of Hardik Pandya, who made a top-class 90 to keep his side in the game. Wickets kept tumbling at regular intervals as India managed to post just 308/8 on the scoreboard.
Former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli's team will keep facing the problem of imbalance till it finds a suitable replacement for a half-fit Hardik Pandya as his nearest competitor Vijay Shankar is not of the same level.
Team India players have beenfined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Australia during the first ODI of the three-match series on Friday. According to a statement from the ICC, India were ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
Team India endured a poor outing -- specifically with the ball, in the first ODI of the three-match series against Australia. The side conceded a huge total of 374/6, as Australia registered a convincing 66-run victory.
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Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh was critical of Team India's fielding display during the first ODI against Australia on Friday. There were a number of error in judgments -- especially on the boundary line from Indian fielders throughout the game, as Australia put on 374 on the board in 50 overs.
Team India faced a 66-run loss in the first ODI of the three-match series against Australia on Friday. Australia scored a huge total of 374/6 on the boardin fifty overs, and restricted India to 308/8 in the run-chase.
After England football team captain Harry Kane tweeted a video of his batting skills with tennis ball in an indoor nets and tagged Virat Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), the India skipper joined in the fun by responding to it on twitter.
England captain and Tottenham's star striker Harry Kane on Friday took to Twitter to show off his batting skills. He posted a minute-long video where he hits a number of quality cricket shots, and in the caption, asks Virat Kohli if there's a place vacant in the RCB squad for IPL 2021 season.
It was a good day with the bat for Kings XI Punjab duo Glenn Maxwell and James Neesham on Friday. While Maxwell played a fiery cameo for Australia against India in the first ODI of the series, Neesham produced a match-winning display against West Indies in the first of three T20Is.
Team India faced a 66-run defeat in the first ODI of the three-match series against Australia on Friday. After conceding a mammoth total of 374/6 in 50 overs, India could only score 308/8 in the run-chase.
He will bowl only when the time is right, said India's top all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Friday, urging the team to groom other players with multiple skill-sets after his bowling was badly missed in the opening ODI loss to Australia here.
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, whose rearguard action proved insufficient for India as the bowlers had already leaked 374 runs to Australian batsman in the first One-day International on Friday, said that the side is missing a sixth bowling option who can take the load of a bowler.
One primiaryb reason behind India's 66-run defeat in their first ODI game in over 300 days has been their lack of a sixth bowling option. On Friday, against Australia bat the Sydney Cricket Ground, all the bowlers leaked runs, but Virat Kohli had no other bowler to go to. Such was the scenario that he would have been compelled to bowl had Yuzvendra Chahal walked off the field a few overs earlier. Following the defeat in the opener, Kohli rued tyhe absence of another all-rounder in the team, comn
Hosts Australia handed India a 66-run defeat on Friday to go 1-0 up in the three-match ODI series. After amassing a massive 374-run total on the scoreboard, the Aussie bowling unit, led by Adam Zampa's four-fer, restricted India to 308 runs to clinch the victory after Hardik Pandya (90) and Shikhar Dhawan (74) were unable to steer India past the finishing line.
Incredible performances from pacer Lockie Ferguson and all-rounder James Neesham helped New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets, via Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method, in the first T20I at the Eden Park on Friday.
Indian and Australian pplayers might have been rivals on the field, during their first ODI game at thye Sydney Cricket Ground, but the players share a great rapport courtesy to the Indian Premier League and it was evident on Wednesday as well.
New Zealand Cricket's 'final warning' to Pakistan players hasn't down well with their former pacer Shoaib Akhtar. In his recent YouTube video, Akhtar slammed NZC for their remarks and said that Pakistan isn't a 'club team' to be sent back home.
Former India batsman and Kings XI Punjab's coach Wasim Jaffer poked fun at Glenn Maxwell''s fiery cameo for Australia during the first ODI against India on Friday. Maxwell scored 45 off just 19 balls in the innings which included five fours and three sixes.
Steve Smith notched up a quick-fire century in the first ODI against India to put his side in a commanding position at Sydney. Smith's masterclass helped Australia to cross the 350-run mark at the SCG. After skipper Aaron Finch's century, it was Smith who stole the show at the end with his whirlwind innings.
Yuzvendra Chahal has given away most runs by an Indian spinner in One-day Internationals. The leg-spinner scripted this embarrassing record during the first ODI between Australia and India on Friday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The 30-year-old finished with figures of 89/1 in his 10 overs.
ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal will square off at the Tilak Maidan Stadium in Vasco on Friday, for the Indian Super League's first-ever Kolkata derby. And Bhaichung Bhutia believes that in the ISL, the Kolkata derby will be bigger than it used to be.
Aaron Finch on Friday became the second-fastest Australian batsman to score 5,000 runs in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). He achieved the feat during the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Former Australia wicketkeeper-batsman and commentator Adam Gilchrist mistook Navdeep Saini for Mohammed Siraj during the first ODI between Australia and India at the SCG, offering condolences to the former's father instead. Gilchrist was in the commentary box when the goof-up happened and it even led to a furore on social media.