Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday India's Test specialist batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is as good as captain Virat Kohli when it comes to the five-day format.
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Though conceding that injuries to key players is a "bit unfortunate", Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore on Wednesday said he is hopeful the trio of Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn and Andre Russell will turn up against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Eden Gardens in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener on April 8.
Nanning, March 21 (IANS) Even though some of the footballers suffered jet leg after a long journey, new Wales coach Ryan Giggs said here on Wednesday that he will try to strike a balance between keeping players fit and getting good results in the China Cup.
Gurugram, March 21 (IANS) Golfer Neha Tripathi finished strongly to grab the lead with a 3-under 69 in the opening round of the sixth leg of the Hero womens Pro Tour at the Classic Golf and Country club here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The second edition of the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) will be held in Pune, Delhi and Kolkata, it was announced on Wednesday.
Miami (US), March 21 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri, ranked 177th in the world, sealed a place in the first round of the Miami Open tennis tournament after beating Sweden's Elias Ymer.
Harare (Zimbabwe), March 21 (IANS) Rain came to the rescue of the West Windies, who qualified for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup after defeating defending champions Scotland by five runs via the Duckworth-Lewis (DL) Method in a Super Six fixture of the World Cup Qualifier here on Wednesday.
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) The Madrid prosecutor's office on Wednesday said it could jail retired Spain international Xabi Alonso for five years and fine him 4 million euros ($4.9 million) for alleged tax fraud related to money earned from imaging rights while at La Liga football club Real Madrid.
Madrid, March 21 (IANS) Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa has revealed that he asked his French teammate Antoine Griezmann not to leave the Spanish football club, and that Griezmann had not expressed any plans to depart at the end of the season.
Panjim, March 21 (IANS) FC Goa on Wednesday decided not to include Moroccan midfield dynamo Ahmed Jahouh and young striker Mark Sifneos in their squad for the Hero Super Cup.
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced its association with Tata Nexon as the official partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next three years.
Agra, March 21 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal on Wednesday visited the elephant rescue centre and the sloth bear facility to promote awareness about wildlife in India.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor has called all cricket lovers to assemble at the Martyrs Column here in the state capital to take part in a candlelight protest on Saturday against the decision of the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) to shift the November 1 ODI from here to Kochi.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad was on Wednesday included in the Indian women's squad as replacement for the injured Ekta Bisht for the upcoming tri-series at home, involving England and Australia.
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Defending champions Bengal came back from a goal down to thrash Maharashtra 5-1 while Chandigarh and Manipur played out a 1-1 draw in Group A matches of the national football championship for the Santosh Trophy here on Wednesday.