- Krunal, Hardik spotted in orange Lamborghini(1 minute ago)
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hot on the heels of bagging the Man of the Series award in the recently-held T20 series against the West Indies, Krunal Pandya was spotted in an orange Lamborghini here recently with brother Hardik on the wheels.
- Former cricketers slam fans for booing Smith(14:40)
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Former cricketers from England and Australia were united in condemning a section of fans at Lord's for booing Steve Smith when the latter returned to the crease on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test on Saturday. Smith received a sickening blow to his neck below his ear off a short delivery from Jofra Archer because of which he had to retire hurt.
- Sri Lanka captain Karunaratne hails bowlers' effort(14:22)
Galle, Aug 18 (IANS) After defeating New Zealand by six wickets in the first Test here on Sunday, Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne praised his bowlers for restricting the Kiwis to 249 in the first innings.
- SL take 1-0 lead, beat NZ by 6 wickets(12:48)
Galle, Aug 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Saturday beat New Zealand by six wickets in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. Chasing a target of 268, Sri Lanka rode on a masterful 122 from captain Dimuth Karunaratne to get over the line in the first session of Day 5.
- Dhoni ends stint with Territorial Army(11:04)
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni's spell with his Territorial Army unit has ended. The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is now in New Delhi with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva.
- Archer's spell reminds me of 2005: Ponting(10:52)
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Australian Ricky Ponting has compared England pacer Jofra Archer's brutish spell at Lord's on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test to the one that he faced during the famous 2005 series.
- What Smith told Langer after blow to neck(09:44)
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Australia coach Justin Langer said that star batsman Steve Smith was desperate to get back on to the field after passing his concussion test on Day 4 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's. Smith was hit flush on the neck by a bouncer from England pacer Jofra Archer when he was on 80 and had to retire hurt.
- Liverpool, Arsenal record consecutive wins(09:18)
Southampton, Aug 18 (IANS) Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino provided the offensive firepower in Liverpool's 2-1 away victory over Southampton at St. Mary's Stadium. With the win, the Reds now have two victories in as many matches at the start of the new Premier League season.
- Bale pushes Real to 3-1 win over Celta(09:16)
Vigo (Spain) Aug 18 (IANS) Real Madrid cruised past Celta Vigo 3-1 in their La Liga opener thanks in large part to the play of Gareth Bale, who had seemed to be out of Zinedine Zidane's plans but now has his head coach's confidence once again.
- Pujara ton, Rohit's 50 push India to 297/5(09:16)
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A century from Cheteshwar Pujara and a half century from Rohit Sharma helped push India's score to 297/5 on Day 1 of their practice match against West Indies. Rohit and Pujara shared a 132-run stand for the fourth wicket. Pujara retired after making 100 off 187 balls while Rohit fell after making 68 off 115.
- City settle for 2-2 draw against Spurs(09:04)
Manchester, Aug 18 (IANS) Manchester City stumbled at home against Tottenham here, squandering leads on a pair of occasions before the match ended in a 2-2 draw.
- Ashes: Smith, pacers give Aus advantage (Roundup)(00:00)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Steve Smith waged a lone battle, survived a deadly bouncer from Jofra Archer which forced him to retire hurt, came back and helped Australia not lose sight of England's first innings score before Pat Cummins and Peter Siddle set up a victory bid, even as the hosts managed to take a 104-run lead at stumps on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
- PKL 7: Bengal Warriors play out draw against Dabang Delhi(22:34)
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) In-form teams, Bengal Warriors and Dabang Delhi played out an entertaining draw, with both teams finishing on 30 points in the second match of the day at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
- PKL 7: Bengaluru Bulls humble Tamil Thalaivas 32-21(21:40)
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Chennai leg of the Pro Kabaddi League season 7 began on a disappointing note for the home fans as Bengaluru Bulls humbled Tamil Thalaivas by a scoreline of 32-21 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
- Ashes: Smith masterclass helps Aus cut lead to 8 (Lead)(21:40)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Steve Smith waged a lone battle, survived a deadly bouncer from Jofra Archer which forced him to retire hurt, came back and cut down Australia's deficit to eight runs against England at tea on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
- Ashes: Hit by Archer bouncer, Smith retires hurt(20:14)
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A rocket Jofra Archer bouncer clattered Steve Smith down flat on his face, cutting short a masterclass knock as the ace batsman was forced to retire after lunch on Day 4 of the rain-affected second Ashes Test at Lord's on Saturday.
- Punjab CM nominates athletes for sports institute(19:04)
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday approved Olympic medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, hockey player Brig Harcharan Singh, athlete Gurmeet Kaur, kabaddi player Hardeep Singh and cricketer Harbhajan Singh as members to the governing council of the Punjab Institute of Sports.
- Harmeet celebrates nomination for Arjuna with semis spot(18:54)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Sixth-seed Harmeet Desai, buoyed by his Arjuna Award recommendation, disposed off PSPB mate Subhajit Saha 4-0 to storm into the semi-finals, sounding a warning to the rest of the field, in the UTT National Ranking (South Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Jimmy George Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
- Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC rally to hold Jamshedpur FC 3-3(18:52)
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Suresh Singh Wangjam converted two penalties right at the death to secure a dramatic 3-3 draw for Bengaluru FC against Jamshedpur FC in their final group game of the Durand Cup at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Saturday.
- India beat Malaysia 6-0 in Olympic Test Event(18:28)
Tokyo, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Indian women's hockey team registered a convincing 2-1 win over Japan in their opening match of the Olympic Test Event, the men's hockey team also performed in a similar vein as they defeated Malaysia 6-0 in their opening encounter of the tournament held at the Oi Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.