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Fully understand why Indian cricketers panicked, says Stuart Broad
London, Sep 19 (IANS) England pace bowling stalwart Stuart Broad has said that he fully understood Indian cricketers panicking about the Covid-19 situation in their camp ahead of the fifth Test at Manchester, which was later cancelled.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
We just want to start well again: CSK chief coach Stephen Fleming
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) "It's like a fresh start," Chennai Super Kings (CSK) chief coach Stephen Fleming said adding that it will be a "unique challenge" looking at how the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season has been split into two.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Would be happy to tour Australia for Ashes but will accept if others pull out: Broad
London, Sep 19 (IANS) England pace bowler Stuart Broad has said that he "would be happy" to get on the plane to Australia in November this year for the Ashes series but if another player pulls out of the tour because of Covid-19 restrictions in the country, he would "totally accept it".
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan allrounder Hafeez takes a dig at New Zealand cricketers
Lahore, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez on Sunday made a sarcastic remark mocking the New Zealand cricket team, which abandoned the white-ball series against the hosts due to security concerns hours before the start of the three-match One-day International series on September 17 at Rawalpindi.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand cricket team arrives in Dubai from Islamabad
Dubai, Sep 19 (IANS) The New Zealand cricket team arrived in Dubai in the early hours of Sunday after taking a charter flight from Islamabad following the cancellation of the white-ball series against Pakistan on September 17 due to security concerns.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan cricket has always moved forward after setbacks: Ramiz Raja
Lahore, Sep 19 (IANS) New Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has emphasised that the country's cricket had gone through experiences similar to the one when the New Zealand team pulled out at the last minute but it had "always moved forward".
2021-09-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Atletico Madrid held by Athletic Club Bilbao in La Liga
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Atletico Madrid went to bed as league leaders in Spain on Saturday night, but Diego Simeone's side will be frustrated after being held to a 0-0 draw by an effective and disciplined Athletic Club Bilbao side that had the best chances to win the match.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Liverpool cruise but Manchester City drop points in Premier League
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Sadio Mane's 100th goal for Liverpool helped his side go top of the Premier League on Saturday evening after a 3-0 win at home to Crystal Palace. Mane seized on a rebound following Mohamed Salah's header two minutes before halftime, but Liverpool had to wait until the 78th minute for their second of the game when Salah scored following a corner and Nabi Keita added a third in the last minute.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Davis Cup: Rajpal blames absence of players for India's Finland defeat
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian Davis Cup team's non-playing captain Rohit Rajpal on Saturday blamed availability of a small pool of players, due to injuries to key singles players, as the reason for his team's 1-3 defeat to Finland in the World Group 1 First Round encounter at Espoo, Finland on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Scotland take on Zimbabwe in exciting series decider
Edinburgh, Sep 18 (IANS) The three-match T20I series between Scotland and Zimbabwe hangs in the balance after the visitors levelled the field with a win in the second T20I, effectively taking the series to a decider.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Valencia, Real Madrid to test each other's credentials in key clash
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) The top two sides in La Liga go head to head when Real Madrid visit Valencia on Sunday evening.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Davis Cup: Prajnesh wins lone consolation as India go down 1-3 (ld)
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) With the match decided in Finland's favour, Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeated Patrik Niklas-Salminen to win a consolation point for the visitors in their Davis Cup World Group 1 First Round encounter to make the scoreline 1-3 at the Espoo Metro Areena on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Harmilan, Aishwarya claim golden doubles in National Open Athletics
Warangal, Sep 18 (IANS) Harmilan Kaur Bains (Punjab) completed the women's middle-distance double while Railway's B. Aishwarya achieved the same feat in women's horizontal jumps at the 60th National Open Athletics Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Athletics
We will focus on our process in every match: DC captain Pant
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Rishabh Pant, the captain of Delhi Capitals (DC), who attended his first training session on Friday ahead of the second half of IPL 2021, said the team will focus on its processes. He also hoped that DC will continue their superlative performance from the first half of the tournament.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Baisoya ends title-drought by winning J&K Open
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi's Honey Baisoya returned to his best as he ended a three-year title drought with his determined display at the J&K Open 2021 played at the Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Golf
Selectors talk only after they leave the post: Indian cricketer Vanitha
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian cricketer Vanitha VR has slammed the former selectors of the womens team, saying they talk only after they leave the post. She asked why dont the former selectors talk or give an explanation when they are at the helm.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: RCB unveil blue jersey to pay tribute to frontline workers
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Saturday unveiled blue jersey to pay tribute to frontline workers who are working day in and out for fighting against the COVID-19 virus. This will be the franchise's second special jersey in the IPL after the green jersey worn as part of the 'Go Green' movement.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Davis Cup: India switch doubles pair but go down 0-3 to Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 18 (IANS) India made a desperate tactical switch by pairing Ramkumar Ramanathan with Rohan Bopanna instead of Divij Sharan for the doubles match against Finland in the Davis Cup World Group I First Round tie. But the switch did not work out as India, after losing both the singles on the first day, lost the doubles match too and conceded an unassailable 0-3 lead to Finland on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Golfer Honey Baisoya ends title-drought with determined effort at J&K Open
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi's Honey Baisoya returned to his best as he ended a three-year title-drought with his determined display at the J&K Open 2021 played at the Royal Springs Golf Course here.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Great start to the campaign our driving and motivating factor: Kohli
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that a great first half of IPL 2021 will be a driving and motivating factor ahead of the second half of the tournament. He also said that the team will take confidence from playing a certain brand of cricket in the first half in India.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
National Boxing: Hussamuddin sails into the quarterfinals on Day 4
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 18 (IANS) Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) continued his rich form and stormed into the quarterfinals at the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Hasaranga and Chameera skillsets will definitely be a huge help to us: Kohli
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli said on Saturday that the skillsets provided by the Sri Lankan duo of Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera will help the side in UAE conditions. He also said that Hasaranga and Chameera are players who know these conditions, which are similar to the sub-continental conditions during this time of the year.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: SRH's Saha, Natarajan start training with Williamson & Co
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad's (SRH) India Test player Wriddhiman Saha is out of quarantine following return from England where he was part of the Test squad as second wicketkeeper. Saha joined his SRH teammates ahead of the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England women look to seal ODI series against New Zealand
Worcester, Sep 18 (IANS) Hosts England will be hoping to gain an unassailable lead in the three-match ODI series when they meet New Zealand in the second women's One-Day International at New Road here on Sunday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021 issues final list of replacements
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) The list of replacements of the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was officially released on Saturday with Delhi Capitals (DC), Mumbai Indians (MI), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) making changes to their team.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals' India Test stars start practice
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian Test team members in the Delhi Capitals squad, who have arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from England, started their training ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021's second leg that is set to begin here from Sunday night.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Raninder Singh returns as President of National Rifle Association of India
Mohali, Sep 18 (IANS) Raninder Singh was re-elected as the President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) - the governing body for the sport of shooting in the country at the elections held within the premises of Punjab Cricket Association, here on Saturday.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Durand Cup: Hyderabad FC to face Army Red in a must-win encounter
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) With a spot in the knockout phase for the taking, ISL side Hyderabad FC meet a confident Army Red Football Team in a Group D game at the 130th Durand Cup on Sunday, at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK). A win will ensure either team's passage to the knockout stage of the iconic tournament.
2021-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
IPL 2021: Tournament resumes with CSK-MI clash (Preview)
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the two most successful Indian Premier League franchises (in terms of titles won), will clash in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021's second leg here on Sunday.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
BCCI strikes back at Kohli-Shastri regime! Will Kumble accept the job offer?
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Unhappy? It seems the Indian cricket board is rather angry with Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri, says a former BCCI official when asked about his views on the latest reports suggesting Anil Kumble might be brought back as chief coach next month.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England batsman Banton pulls out of upcoming season of Big Bash League
Taunton, Sep 18 (IANS) England batsman Tom Banton has pulled out of the upcoming season of the Big Bash League (BBL) due to concerns over hotel quarantine and bio-bubble measures in Australia. Banton had missed last year's BBL because of similar concerns about his well being. Banton played seven games in ninth season of the BBL for Brisbane Heat and smacked 223 runs at a strike rate of 176.98, including three half-centuries before signing a two-year contract.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ISL champs Mumbai City FC sign versatile Gurkirat Singh for 3 years
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Saturday announce the signing of Gurkirat Singh who joins the Islanders from Indian Arrows. The 18-year-old joins the defending Indian Super League (ISL) Shield winners and champions on a three-year contract until May 2024 with an option to extend it for another season.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Pakistan had been providing New Zealand with the best security: Inzamam
Multan, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has slammed New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for abandoning the white-ball tour of Pakistan. On Friday, minutes before the first ODI at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium could begin, the NZC released a statement saying that they were calling off the tour entirely due to security concerns. New Zealand were on their first tour to Pakistan after 18 years.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Perry, Campbell shine in Australia's warm-up win over India
Brisbane, Sep 18 (IANS) Ellyse Perry and Stella Campbell came up with stellar performances with the ball as Australia clinched a 36-run win in the warm-up match of 50 overs against India at Ian Healy Oval in Brisbane on Saturday. Australia made 278/9 in 50 overs with half-centuries from Rachael Haynes (65), Meg Lanning (59) and Beth Mooney (59).
2021-09-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Captaincy issue: Virat Kohli should have consulted BCCI, selectors
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former India cricketer Kapil Dev has said that Virat Kohli should have spoken to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the selectors before taking the decision to step down as the T20 skipper after the ICC T20I World Cup, scheduled in the UAE and Oman later this year.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Promoted to senior group, defender Suman Devi wants to make opportunity count
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Having been promoted to the senior core group from the junior ranks, young defender Suman Devi Thoudam wants to make this opportunity count and learn all about playing under pressure from her counterparts who have returned from a historic outing at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
England all-rounder Stokes 'increasingly unlikely' to play in the Ashes
London, Sep 18 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes is 'increasingly unlikely' to feature in the Ashes series in Australia later in the year. It is also said that England's tour of the West Indies early next year could be seen as a more likely time for his return to international cricket.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Australia, New Zealand replaced in Indoor Hockey World Cup 2022
Liege (Belgium), Sep 18 (IANS) Hockey Australia and Hockey New Zealand have been replaced by Namibia and USA (Men) as well as Canada and South Africa (Women) in the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup Belgium 2022, which will be held here from February 2-6 next year, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Hockey
Four things to look out for in Spain's Matchday 5
Madrid, Sep 18 (IANS) The fifth round of matches in La Liga sees the top two sides go head-to-head, while Atletico Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao face off and Barcelona need to convince to ease the pressure on Ronald Koeman. Here are some things to look out for this weekend in Spain.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
I am being made a scapegoat for the cancelled Test: Shastri
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri has said that he was being made a scapegoat for the cancelled fifth Test against England at Manchester after he and three other members of the support staff tested positive for Covid-19 days after they attended a book-launch function in London.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
RCB skipper Kohli finishes quarantine, joins team for first practice session
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli joined his team-mates for the first practice session here in Dubai early on Saturday morning after spending six days in quarantine on his return from England.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Coach Shastri hints that he might step down after T20 World Cup
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri has given a big hint that he is likely to step down from the hot seat after the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman when he said that "I believe one thing -- never overstay your welcome."
2021-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Recent setbacks will not affect our T20 World Cup hopes: Maxwell
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell feels his side will be bolstered by the return of key players for the ICC T20 World Cup and that it will be tough for the rivals to stop them from performing at the optimum level in the showpiece event scheduled to be held in the UAE and Oman in October-November.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Pele recovering well after 'little step back': Daughter
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) Pele is recovering well after surgery to remove a tumour from his colon, his daughter has said.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Davis Cup: India down 0-1 as Gunneswaran loses opener against Finland
Espoo (Finland), Sep 17 (IANS) India got off to a disappointing start in their Davis Cup World Group I First Round match against Finland with Prajnesh Gunneswaran losing in straight sets to Otto Virtanen, 3-6, 6-7(1) in the opening singles here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Tennis
Zimbabwe defend 13 runs in final over to beat Scotland
Edinburgh, Sep 17 (IANS) Zimbabwe caused two run-outs and took two wickets in the final over as they defended 13 runs to beat hosts Scotland by 10 runs in the second T20I to level the series 1-1 on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
With Axelsen on team, Denmark hopes to win medal in Thomas Cup
Copenhagen, Sep 17 (IANS) The Danish Badminton Association will use its home advantage to field two large teams to achieve one medal at the forthcoming Thomas Cup and Uber Cup to be held from October 9-17 in the second largest Danish city of Aarhus.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Parul wins steeplechase with personal best in National Open athletics
Warangal, Sep 17 (IANS) Parul Chaudhary of Railways overcame a tough challenge from Maharashtra's Komal Chandrakant Jagdale to win the women's 3000m Steeplechase in the 60th National Open Athletics Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hanamkonda here on Thursday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Athletics
Joe Root's grandfather slams The Hundred, compares it to Covid-19
Sheffield, Sep 17 (IANS) Don Root, the grandfather of England Test captain Joe Root, has slammed The Hundred which had its inaugural edition in July to August this year. In a letter to The Cricketer Magazine published on Friday, Root compared the 100-ball tournament to the COVID-19 virus.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pak Minister links New Zealand tour cancellation to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hours after the New Zealand cricket team called off its tour of Pakistan just before the start of the first ODI in Rawalpindi, Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Friday that the tour was cancelled under an international 'conspiracy', Express Tribune reported.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics