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Deepak Chahar's knuckle balls made the difference: Rahul
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Punjab Kings (PBKS) skipper K.L. Rahul called Deepak Chahar's kunckle balls that got a couple of PBKS batsmen and his own run out as the reason behind his team's poor outing with the bat on Friday night against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Wankhede Stadium here.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Football Olympian Ahmed Hussain no more
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Football Olympian Ahmed Hussain, who was a member of the India team which finished fourth at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, died on Friday. He was 89.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
DRS is not there to take a chance: Dhoni
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni offered a brief lesson on how to use Decision Review System (DRS) that might come in handy for those struggling to use it well like the current Indian team.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Chahar bags 4 as Chennai thrash Punjab by 6 wkts (Ld)
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Seamer Deepak Chahar's four-wicket haul, in which he removed four of the top five Punjab Kings batsmen, powered Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to a thumping six-wicket win -- their first in this season's Indian Premier League (IPL) -- here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Victory makes Dhoni's 200th match for CSK special
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) MS Dhoni's 200th match for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) turned out to be special as his team put in a commanding performance to thump Punjab Kings by six wickets on Friday night at the Wankhede Stadium.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan defeat South Africa to win T20I series 3-1
Centurion, April 16 (IANS) A quick-fire 60 by Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Nawaz's flourish (25*) towards the end helped Pakistan win the fourth and final T20I against host South Africa by three wickets and clinch the series 3-1 here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Chahar's 4-wicket haul helps CSK get first win of IPL 2021
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Riding on a four-wicket haul by pace bowler Deepak Chahar, Chennai Super Kings defeated Punjab Kings by six wickets to claim their first win in this season's Indian Premier League.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SRH eye stability in batting against MI after early losses (Lead Preview: Match 9)
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) After successive losses in their first two matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in their third game, while desperately looking for a win.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
India coach Shastri lauds Deepak Chahar's spell
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Medium pacer Deepak Chahar's four-wicket haul for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) against Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Friday drew praise from India coach Ravi Shastri who acknowledged the pace bowler's ability to use conventional swing to take wickets.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Williamson getting back to full fitness
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) New Zealand cricket's run-machine Kane Williamson could take his place in the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) team very soon after he posted a video of him at the nets and said he was 'pretty optimistic about being close to full fitness very soon'.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Deepak Chahar flattens Punjab Kings with 4-wicket haul
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) turned up a dominating show with the ball in skipper MS Dhoni's 200th match for the franchise as they restricted Punjab Kings (PBKS) to 106 for eight wickets in their 20 overs.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
World champ Coleman to miss Tokyo despite reduced ban
Frankfurt, April 16 (IANS) Men's 100 metres world champion Christian Coleman will not be allowed to compete at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after an appeal of a ban failed on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Athletics
Hanuma Vihari dismissed for 23-ball duck on County debut
Nottingham, April 16 (IANS) India batsman Hanuma Vihari got a duck in his first outing in the County Championship on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Vinesh, Anshu, Divya bag gold medals in Asian wrestling
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India won three gold medals on Friday at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Qualifying for Olympics just the start: Sailor Kumanan
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Nethra Kumanan, who created history by becoming the first Indian woman sailor to secure an Olympics quota place in the Laser Radial event, said she wants to 'do the absolute best' at the quadrennial games and that 'it was just the start'.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
CSK win toss, opt to bowl against Punjab Kings
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bowl in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match against Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium here on Friday. Both teams are unchanged from their previous games.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AITA U-14: Ganapathy, Snigdha champs
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Top seed Arya Ganapathy made short work of fourth seed Gandharv GK 6-2, 6-3 to clinch the boys' title in the Sree Gokulam Floresta AITA U-14 CS tournament here on Friday. Second seed Snigdha Kanta created a minor upset, overcoming top seed Zynah Amber Salar 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win the girls' U-14 title.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Rahul Chahar is our wicket-taking bowler: Bond
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond has termed leg-spinner Rahul Chahar as a wicket-taking bowler. The 21-year-old picked four wickets for 27 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders as he ran through their top-order, dismissing the first four batsmen including captain Eoin Morgan and opener Shubman Gill.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Want to see better team for new ISL season: Bengaluru FC coach
Goa, April 16 (IANS) A day after Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru FC crushed Nepalese side Tribhuvan Army FC 5-0 in their 2021 AFC Cup Preliminary Round 2 clash, their head coach Marco Pezzaiuoli said the team's success was because, "Our training sessions have never been based on the opponents. We prepare for what we want to develop".
2021-04-16
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Stokes out for 12 weeks, leaves India for surgery
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) England and Rajasthan Royals (RR) all-rounder Ben Stokes will fly home on Friday from India and will be out of action for 12 weeks after sustaining a finger injury.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Racer Rabindra geared up for European GT4 season
Monza (Italy) April 16 (IANS) India's Akhil Rabindra commences his 2021 European GT4 Series season with AGS Events Racing Team, from April 16-18.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Other Sports
FC Goa look to build on Al Rayyan success in second tie
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goa will look to build on the success against Qatar's Al Rayyan when they take on UAE's Al Wahda in the second match of the AFC Champions League Group Stage on Saturday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Women to set new benchmarks at Tokyo Olympics
New York, April 16 (IANS) UN Women, a United Nations entity for gender equality and women's empowerment, on Friday said that the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will have close to equal representation of women and men competing for the first time in its history.
2021-04-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
SRH's turn to play Williamson against MI after early losses (Preview: Match 9)
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) After successive losses in their first two matches in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) will face defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in their third game, desperately looking for a win.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Arundhati reaches quarters at youth boxing Worlds
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan's Arundhati Choudhary defeated Columbian boxer Deyaneira Casas to advance into the 69kg women's quarterfinals on the third day of the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Championships in Kielce, Poland.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nortje joins DC squad after 'thrice' testing negative for Covid-19
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) South Africa fast bowler Anrich Nortje has joined the Delhi Capitals squad after "thrice" testing negative for Covid-19, the franchise said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
So much to learn from Sreejesh: Pathak
Buenos Aires, April 16 (IANS) India hockey team goalkeeper Krishan Pathak, who was adjudged the 'Player of the Match' in his 50th outing for the country against Olympic champions Argentina in the FIH Pro League encounter, says that a tough competition for a place in the team keeps him motivated.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Organisers rule out cancelling or postponing Olympics
Tokyo, April 16 (IANS) Organisers of this year's Tokyo Olympics are ruling out a cancellation or another postponement of the Games despite a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus infections in Japan.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Ukraine starts vaccinating Olympic, Paralympic athletes
Kiev, April 16 (IANS) Ukraine started vaccinating national athletes of Olympic and Paralympic teams with CoronaVac vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech, the country's health ministry said.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Ukraine,Sports,Other Sports
United through to Europa League last four with 4-0 win over Granada
London, April 16 (IANS) Edinson Cavani set Manchester United on course for a comfortable victory against Granada as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side reached the Europa League semi-finals for the second successive season.
2021-04-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hertha forced into quarantine after four test Covid positive
Berlin, April 16 (IANS) Hertha Berlin was forced into quarantine and three upcoming matches will have to be postponed after a total of four officials and players tested positive for the coronavirus, the Bundesliga club announced.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Djokovic falls, Nadal beats Dimitrov at Monte Carlo Masters
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 16 (IANS) Novak Djokovic admitted he played an "awful" match against Dan Evans at the Monte Carlo Masters as Rafael Nadal advanced with ease to the quarter-finals.
2021-04-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Arsenal ease past Slavia to reach Europa semis
London, April 16 (IANS) Arsenal turned on the style to ease past Slavia Prague and set up a Europa League semi-final tie against former head coach Unai Emery's Villarreal.
2021-04-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Not letting Ashwin bowl four overs was a mistake: Ponting
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Delhi Capitals (DC) coach Ricky Ponting said that not letting Ashwin to bowl his full quota of overs against the Rajasthan Royals (RR) was a mistake and something that he will talk to captain Rishabh Pant and the rest of the team about.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
I was praying inside, Morris can you get a six: Samson
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Sanju Samson said he never believed his team would be able to beat Delhi Capitals (DC) after they were five down for 42 while facing a target of 148 to win.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Miller, Morris take RR home after early scare
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) South African flavour stood out in Rajasthan Royals' (RR) batting line-up as Chris Morris 18-ball 36 and a 43-ball 62 by David Miller helped the Jaipur franchise script a thrilling three-wicket win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday. RR won the match with two balls to spare.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India women win gold, two bronze in Asian wrestling
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Sarita Mor stamped her authority in the Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty on Thursday by defending the women's 59 kg title. Indian women also won two bronze medals through Seema and Pooja besides Sarita's gold.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
I had been waiting for this: Unadkat after shaking DC
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat, who had a poor outing in the UAE during the Indian Premier League 2020 season, came back to form with a superb display of new-ball bowling (3/15) that shook the Delhi Capitals (DC) on Thursday night.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Unadkat's early strikes peg back Delhi Capitals
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Left-arm pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat took three early wickets to rattle Delhi Capitals (DC) top-order as Rajasthan Royals (RR) restricted the Delhi franchise to 147/8 in 20 overs in an Indian Premier League match here at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SC adjourns BCCI hearing; top office-bearers to stay on
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court of India on Thursday adjourned the case pertaining to the BCCI and will hear it after two weeks leaving the Indian cricket board's top office-bearers Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah and Jayesh George with more time to stay in charge of affairs.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kohli, Rohit, Bumrah in BCCI's top grade of annual contracts
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has included three players -- skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah -- in the top bracket of its annual player contracts for the period of October, 2020 to September, 2021.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Swimmer Nataraj's personal best, gold not enough for Olympics
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Swimmer Srihari Nataraj clocked a personal best of 54.07 seconds to win gold in the men's 100 metres backstroke in the Uzbekistan Open Summer Swimming Championships in Tashkent on Thursday. However, his performance was slower than the Olympic 'A' qualification time of 53.85 seconds.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vihari takes diving catch to mark County debut
Nottingham, April 15 (IANS) India Test batsman Hanuma Vihari took a diving catch at mid-wicket to mark his debut in the County Championship for Warwickshire.
2021-04-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Wrestler Pooja Dhanda tests positive for Covid-19
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Pooja Dhanda, the 2018 World Championships bronze-medallist in women's 57kg category, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in home quarantine in Hisar.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
More than ready for challenge against Latvia: Ankita
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India tennis star Ankita Raina said that she is fine with playing three matches in the team's upcoming Billie Jean King Cup World Group Play-off tie against Latvia. Ankita plays two singles matches and a doubles match on April 16 and 17, thus taking part in all of India's matches.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Started hitting cricket balls two months back: AB
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) star batsman AB de Villiers said that he felt ready for the Indian Premier League (IPL) a few weeks before the start of the tournament.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mulani joins DC as Axar's replacement for brief period
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Mumbai left-arm spinner Shams Mulani has joined Delhi Capitals as a short-term replacement for Axar Patel in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Left-arm spinner Axar had tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the season and is under isolation and treatment.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AITA U-14 tennis: Gandharv tames 2nd seed to enter final
Bengaluru, April 15: Gandharv GK who has been in sublime form ousted second seed Aditya Narayanan to make it to the title round in the boys' category of the Sree Gokulam Floresta AITA U-14 CS tournament, at the Transform Tennis Academy here on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Hard courts, no crowd give India better chance at BJK Cup
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India face an uphill battle in their Billie Jean King Cup tennis tournament World Group Play-offs against the much higher-ranked Latvia but their chances have been given a slight boost due to the absence of crowd and the fact that the tie will be played on hard courts, said captain Vishal Uppal.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to bowl
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to bowl in their Indian Premier League match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket