England recall Buttler for first Test vs Pakistan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:36

London, May 15 (IANS) England selectors on Tuesday gave a surprise recall to explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler to the Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lords, starting on May 24.


Harmanpreet, Mandhana to lead teams for Women's T20 Challenge

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:20

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana will lead the two teams that will play the Women's T20 Challenge game ahead of the Indian Premier League Qualifier 1 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, the BCCI announced on Tuesday.


Keeper Neuer, uncapped striker Nils in Germany's provisional squad

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:00

Dortmund, May 15 (IANS) Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and uncapped striker Nils Petersen on Tuesday made it to Germany's 27-member provisional football squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, whereas attacking midfielder Mario Goetze and striker Sandro Wagner were excluded by head coach Joachim Löew.


IPL: KKR ask Royals to bat first

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:44

Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik won the toss and elected to field against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday.


IOA signs Li-Ning as apparel partner till Tokyo 2020

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:04

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday announced Asia's leading sports apparel brand Li-Ning as the Indian contingent's official sports apparel partner till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


Nigeria unveils 30-man provisional list for FIFA World Cup

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:00

Lagos, May 15 (IANS) Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has named the country's league leading top scorers Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo as the new faces in the 30-man provisional list for the FIFA World Cup.


Brazil's Temer calls for World Cup title

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:48

Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer has told the country's national football team to win the upcoming FIFA World Cup.


BBL: Hobart Hurricanes sign Faulkner for 3 seasons

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:48

Hobart, May 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next three seasons of the Big Bash League (BBL), the franchise announced on Tuesday.


Shashank Manohar re-elected ICC Chairman

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:40

Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Shashank Manohar was on Tuesday re-elected unopposed as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman for a second consecutive term.