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Sourav Ganguly recollects memories from Test debut at Lords and conversation with Sachin Tendulkar

The match, which was played at Lords, surely remains a memorable event for Sourav Ganguly as he is among the rare players, who kicked-off his career by scoring a ton in his maiden Test.

24 Jun 2021 9:44 pm
Lionel Messi celebrates 34th birthday, Argentina players surprise Barcelona star with gifts and cake - WATCH

Lionel Messi celebrated his 34th birthday on Thursday as wishes kept pouring on social media throughout the day for the footballing legend.

24 Jun 2021 8:17 pm
WTC Final: Virat Kohli lifts 'spirit of the game', photo of Indian skipper hugging Kane Williamson breaks internet

India skipper Virat Kohli failed to lift yet another ICC title after losing the World Test Championship final against New Zealand by eight wickets in Southampton on Wednesday night.

24 Jun 2021 6:28 pm
'Classic example of Big things don't come easy': Ravi Shastri after WTC Final defeat

In a contest, which was marred by rain and poor light, Kane Williamson's New Zealand tumbled Virat Kohli and his boys by eight wickets in Southampton on the Reserve Day to win the World Test Championship title.

24 Jun 2021 4:46 pm
UEFA Euro 2020: Iran's Ali Daei congratulates Cristiano Ronaldo, calls Portuguese 'champion of football'

Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday night created another record and now stands just one goal shy from becoming the all-time leading scorer among men in international fixture.

24 Jun 2021 4:12 pm
Tokyo Olympics: Testosterone rule keeps transgender runner out of US trials

CeCe Telfer competed for the mens team at Division II Franklin Pierce, but took time off, then came back to compete for the womens team.

24 Jun 2021 1:41 pm
WTC Final: Dont want Rishabh Pant to lose his positivity, says skipper Virat Kohli

The inspired show with the ball ensured that New Zealand needed to score 139 runs in a minimum of 53 overs to win the title. Rishabh Pant was the top-scorer for India as he played a knock of 41.

24 Jun 2021 12:13 pm
WTC Final: MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli debate ignites on Twitter after another India loss

The famed Indian batting collapsed twice in the match, and the bowlers werent as impressive as compared to the Kiwis. After the loss, Kohlis leadership came under the scanner once again. The fans did not shy away from igniting the MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli debate.

24 Jun 2021 10:00 am
WTC Final: Ajinkya Rahane dismissal sends Indian fan from ecstasy to agony, see hilarious pics

An Indian fans animated reaction to vice-captain Ajinkya Rahanes dismissal was caught on the camera on Day 6 of the WTC final and it instantly went viral on social media.

24 Jun 2021 9:18 am
WTC Final: Sachin Tendulkar leads Twitterati praise for Kane Williamsons champions

Sachin Tendulkar led the way as members from the cricket fraternity took to social media to congratulate New Zealand for winning the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) title.

24 Jun 2021 8:43 am
WTC Final: Victorious Kane Williamson expresses relief as Kiwis win a final at last

Two years ago they lost to England in an agonising finish at Lords because they had hit fewer boundaries after the teams were tied after both 50 overs and the subsequent super over. On Wednesday, New Zealand finally triumphed in a global final with Kane Williamson unbeaten on 52 after a painstaking 49 in the first innings on a pitch which favoured the bowlers throughout with two days lost to rain.

24 Jun 2021 7:56 am
England vs SL: Jos Buttler fires hosts to big win in opening T20

Dawid Malan was bowled by Isuru Udana for seven but Jos Buttler, in the company of Jonny Bairstow - who slog-swept a massive six into the stands off Akila Dananjaya to level the scores - guided the hosts home in style.

24 Jun 2021 7:36 am
Euro 2020: Late Leon Goretzka equaliser against Hungary sends Germany into knockouts

Kai Havertz eventually drew Germany level in the 66th minute, only for Hungary to retake the lead seconds after the re-start as Andras Schaefer ran onto a pass and headed in. Leon Goretzka bagged the crucial equaliser in the 84th minute to send Germany through in second place behind France in Group F on four points.

24 Jun 2021 7:26 am
WTC Final: Virat Kohli hints at OVERHAUL of Test team after heartbreaking loss

Virat Kohli also spoke about finding ways to score runs. India scored only 217 in the first innings and were all out for 170 in second effort.

24 Jun 2021 6:46 am
Euro 2020: Cristiano Ronaldo double rescues Portugal in France draw, both enter last 16

Ronaldo had already become the highest-ever scorer in Euro finals with his double against Hungary in the opening game and his two spot-kick conversions in the 31st and 60th minutes took him to 109 international goals, level with the record number scored by Irans Ali Daei.

24 Jun 2021 6:17 am
Euro 2020: Spain thrash Slovakia 5-0 to set up last-16 clash with Croatia

Goals from Aymeric Laporte, Pablo Sarabia, Ferran Torres and two own goals from Martin Dubravka and Juraj Kucka sealed Spain's progress to the knockout stages.

23 Jun 2021 11:56 pm
WTC Final: New Zealand beat India by 8 wickets to win inaugural World Test Championship

Chasing an easy target of 139-run in the final innings of the match, New Zealand rode on sublime innings by Williamson (52*) and Ross Taylor (43*) to cross the finishing line with 8 wickets in hand.

23 Jun 2021 11:07 pm
WTC Final: Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses Pat Cummins to become highest wicket-taker in tournament

Ashwin started the match with three wickets behind Cummins and two behind Englands Stuart Broad (69). The off-spinner claimed two wickets in the first innings, while he got the better of New Zealand openers in the second innings to get on the top of the table.

23 Jun 2021 10:28 pm
WTC Final: Michael Vaughan asks for apologies from Team India fans, heres why

India set New Zealand a tricky 139-run target to win the WTC final after scoring 170 in their second innings on the sixth and final day in Southampton on Wednesday.

23 Jun 2021 9:21 pm
UEFA Euro 2020, Germany vs Hungary Live Streaming in India: Complete match details, preview and TV Channels

Check the complete live streaming and live telecast details from the UEFA Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary.

23 Jun 2021 8:20 pm
UEFA Euro 2020, Portugal vs France Live Streaming in India: Complete match details, preview and TV Channels

Check the complete live streaming and live telecast details from the UEFA Euro 2020 match between Portugal and France.

23 Jun 2021 7:53 pm
WTC Final: India set New Zealand 139-run target

India resumed the day at 64 for two but none of the batsmen could play a long innings.

23 Jun 2021 7:38 pm
WTC Final: Watling displays courage on his last day of Test cricket, keep wickets with dislocated finger

In the 53rd over of the second innings, Watling received a blow on his finger on the right hand as he was trying to collect a throw from skipper Kane Williamson. Watling ended up hurting his finger and the physio came out to look at his finger.

23 Jun 2021 7:18 pm
UEFA Euro 2020: Cristiano Ronaldo chases BIG record, Portugal-Spain fear first-round exit

After enduring a tough 4-2 defeat against Germany, defending champions Portugal are on the brink of a first-round exit from the ongoing UEFA Euro 2020.

23 Jun 2021 7:11 pm
WTC Final: Many faces of Virat Kohli - ICC dedicates special video to India skipper - WATCH

Kohli also likes to get under the skin of the opposition and he is always in the ear of the opposition batsmen. Furthermore, Kohli also gives send-offs and celebrates his teams bowlers wickets with great thrill. The same was palpable on the fifth day of action and ICC shared an amusing of many faces of Virat Kohli.

23 Jun 2021 6:47 pm
WTC Final, Reserve Day: Rishabh Pant, Ravindra Jadeja keep India in game after early strikes from NZ bowlers

New Zealand couldnt have asked for a better start to the morning session as they dismissed skipper Virat Kohli (13), deputy Ajinkya Rahane (15), and Cheteshwar Pujara (15) in the opening session. But going into the lunch break, India's score read 130/5 with Rishabh Pant (28) and Ravindra Jadeja (12) looking in control.

23 Jun 2021 5:49 pm
IPL 2021: CPL tweak its schedule to avoid clash with IPL, confirms CWI President

While earlier, the CPL was scheduled to commence on August 28 and end on September 19, it will now be played at St Kitts and Nevis between August 26 and September 15.

23 Jun 2021 5:17 pm
'Chura Ke Dil Mera': Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhanashree Verma set stage on fire - WATCH

A day aftercelebrating six months of togetherness, Dhanashree Verma on Wednesday presented their fans with a new video, which showed the crickter grooving on popular Bollywood numbers and acing it.

23 Jun 2021 4:55 pm
Ashes 2021: Kevin Pietersen back England players if they want to pull out of Test series against Australia, heres why

The English cricket team travels to Australia in November and plays the first Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane from December 8. However, they may not be accompanied by their families due to the Covid-19 protocols in Australia.

23 Jun 2021 4:31 pm
Ravindra Jadeja becomes number one all-rounder in latest ICC Test rankings

Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday climbed to the pole position among the all-rounders in the latest ICC Test rankings.

23 Jun 2021 3:07 pm
UEFA Euro 2020, Slovakia vs Spain Live Streaming in India: Complete match details, preview and TV Channels

Only victory for Spain will be enough to ensure a spot in the round of 16 at Euro 2020. A draw may be enough, but only if Poland doesn't defeat Sweden in the other Group E match. Both games will be played at the same time.

23 Jun 2021 2:44 pm
UEFA Euro 2020, Sweden vs Poland Live Streaming in India: Complete match details, preview and TV Channels

Beating Sweden is Polands only route to the knockout stage of Euro 2020 and thats something no team has managed in seven games in 2021. Where there is Lewandowski, though, there is hope for Poland.

23 Jun 2021 2:22 pm
ICC dedicates post to MS Dhoni, Stuart Broad drops cryptic comment

MS Dhoni is the only skipper in the history of the sport to bag all the three ICC trophies - T20 World Cup, World Cup and Champions Trophy - so far.

23 Jun 2021 1:37 pm
WTC Final: Jasprit Bumrah makes BIG blunder, wears wrong jersey on Day 5

Jasprit Bumrah was seen bowling wearing Indias regular Test jersey with the main sponsor mentioned at the centre of the jersey.

23 Jun 2021 1:01 pm
India vs New Zealand, WTC Final: Southampton weather report on Reserve Day

Southampton weather report on Reserve Day:With weather playing a spoilsport in the ongoing World Test Championship finals between India and New Zealand in Southampton chances of a result look slim.

23 Jun 2021 12:07 pm
WTC Final: Mohammed Shami reveals Indias PLAN on final day, need runs on board

Talking about strategy in the potential fourth innings of the match against Kiwis, Mohammed Shami believes that India needs runs on the board and a plan to execute it.

23 Jun 2021 11:06 am
Cristiano Ronaldo Coca-Cola snub: When Virat Kohli said NO to lucrative offer by THIS beverage giants

Such was Cristiano Ronaldo's impact, his single gesture saw the beverage companybear losses upto $4 billion.

23 Jun 2021 10:45 am
International Olympic Day 2021: PM Narendra Modi hails India's sportspersons, appeals youngsters to participate in quiz on My Gov portal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his wishes to the Indian Olympic contingent on the occasion of Olympic Day.

23 Jun 2021 9:54 am
WTC Final: Tim Southee on cusp of breaking THIS record of MS Dhoni

Tim Southee has now gone past former Australian captain Ricky Pontings record of sixes in Test matches. With two sixes in the first innings of the WTC Final, Southee has now hammered 75 sixes in 79 Test matches and went past Pontings tally, who scored 73 sixes in his glorious career of 168 Test matches.

23 Jun 2021 9:08 am
IPL 2021: KKR skipper Eoin Morgan offers explanation, says THIS about Sir tweet

Eoin Morgan had used the word Sir to praise Buttler, who had scored an unbeaten 94 off 53 while opening the innings for Rajasthan Royals in 2018. Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum was also criticised for using the word Sir.

23 Jun 2021 8:04 am
WTC Final: Racial abuse on THIS New Zealand cricketer, 2 fans ejected in Southampton

A complaint had been made by a New Zealand follower watching the match on television. He said the abuse had included racist comments directed at batsman Ross Taylor, whose mother comes from Samoa.

23 Jun 2021 7:31 am
Euro 2020: Record-breaking Luka Modric leads Croatia into last 16

Croatia, lambasted by their own fans and media after their first two games, next face the runner-up of Group E where Sweden, Slovakia, Spain and Poland are still jockeying for position in Copenhagen on June 28.

23 Jun 2021 6:54 am
Euro 2020: England get the job done with clinical win over Czechs

England return to Wembley on Tuesday to face the runners-up from Group E likely to be France, Germany or Portugal while the Czechs must wait to find out which group winner they play.

23 Jun 2021 6:41 am
WTC Final, Day 5: India 64/2 at stumps, lead New Zealand by 32 runs

Skipper Virat Kohli (8 off 12 balls) and Cheteshwar Pujara (12 off 55 balls) were unbeaten at the draw of stumps.

23 Jun 2021 12:07 am
UEFA Euro 2020: Wembley to host over 60,000 fans for semis, final

The semi-finals will take place on 6 July (Tuesday) and July 7 (Wednesday), with the final being held on July 11 (Sunday). All attendees must continue to follow strict COVID-19 entry requirements.

22 Jun 2021 11:18 pm
WTC Final: Mohammed Shami wears a towel while fielding, video goes viral WATCH

Shami was spotted wearing a towel during the Day 5 of the WTC final between India and New Zealand.

22 Jun 2021 10:45 pm
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi to play together? Barcelona President Joan Laporta hints at possibility

As per reports in Spain, Barcelona are planning a sensational move for Real Madrid legend Cristiano Ronaldo.

22 Jun 2021 9:07 pm
WTC Final: Poonam Pandey hints at stripping if India win against New Zealand

Notably, in 2011, Poonam Pandey had promised to strip if India win the World Cup.

22 Jun 2021 7:29 pm
WTC final, Day 5: Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma strike to put India in command, NZ 135/5 at Lunch

Mohammed Shami picked two and Ishant Sharma picked one wicket to put the Kiwis in a spot of bother at 135/5 - still trailing by 82 runs in the first essay.

22 Jun 2021 6:45 pm
WTC Final: Shubman Gill takes a stunning diving catch to dismiss Ross Taylor - WATCH

Shubman Gill with a full stretched dive to his left managed to grab the ball with both his hands to dismiss Taylor on the Day 5 of the India vs New Zealand match.

22 Jun 2021 6:01 pm