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Shami’s contract on hold after wife alleges adultery

New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the BCCI Wednesday held back Mohammed Shami’s contract after his wife, Hasin Jahan accused him of domestic violence and adultery, which Shami has denied. The fast bowler is a regular in the Indian test and limited-overs teams. Sources said the Supreme Court-appointed CoA which announced new contracts […]

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Maria Sharapova crashes out of Indian Wells

Indian Wells: Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat on Wednesday to Japanese No. 1 Naomi Osaka, losing her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells tournament 6-4, 6-4. The former world number one, and twice a winner in the California desert, Sharapova was one of the tournament´s major attractions after missing […]

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Limping Taylor levels series with epic 181*

Limping Taylor levels series with epic 181*

DUNEDIN: Injury-hit Ross Taylor played through the pain to score an unbeaten 181 and remarkably seal a series-levelling five-wicket win for New Zealand in the fourth one-day international against England Wednesday. Taylor limped through much of his innings in Dunedin after aggravating a thigh injury, but batted on to compile a career-best innings and make […]

 A FP

Ronaldo does it again as Real Madrid dump PSG out of Europe

Paris, Mar 7 :Cristiano Ronaldo and Casemiro got the goals for Real Madrid as the holders won 2-1 away to a Paris Saint-Germain side missing Neymar to secure their place in the Champions League quarter-finals. Ronaldo had scored twice — including his 100th goal for Real in the competition — as they won 3-1 in […]

 Press Trust of india

Sri Lanka took the game away in Powerplays: Dhawan

Colombo, Mar 7 : A below-par performance in the powerplays cost India the tri-series opener against Sri Lanka, reckoned opener Shikhar Dhawan, who credited Kusal Perera for taking the game away from his team with a blazing knock. India lost the lung-opener by five wickets with Perera putting the inexperienced visiting attack to sword during […]

 Press Trust of india

Ramkumar to clash for place in Indian Wells main draw

Indian Wells: India’s top singles players Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan will clash for a place in the main draw of the Indian Wells Masters after winning their respective first round matches in the qualifiers here. Yuki, seeded ninth, edged past America’s Dennis Novikov 7-5 7-5 while Ramkumar defeated Michael Mmoh 6-3 7-5 in his […]

 KI News

PSL3: Sohaib hopes to be a consistent performer

DUBAI: Sohaib Maqsood on Tuesday night played one of the best Twenty20 knocks of his career. His unbeaten 85 that came off just 42 balls took the game away from defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and enabled Multan Sultans to consolidate their position at the top of the HBL PSL points table with a 19-run victory. […]

 Press Trust of india

Emergency only in Kandy, India to go ahead with T20 tri-series in Colombo: BCCI

Emergency only in Kandy, India to go ahead with T20 tri-series in Colombo: BCCI

COLOMBO/NEW DELHI: The BCCI on Tuesday said the Tri-nation T20 series in Sri Lanka, also involving the Indian cricket team, will continue despite the country plunging into a state of emergency following communal violence. The BCCI has confirmed that the “situation is perfectly normal in Colombo” where the tournament is taking place, hours before India […]

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Disappointed but hopeful of a comeback: Fakhar Zaman

DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars vice-captain Fakhar Zaman has refused to lose hope despite Lahore Qalandars’ woeful start to the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). “We are certainly disappointed, but not hopeless. We are hoping for a comeback,” the opener told Geo News on Tuesday. Lahore Qalandars, who finished at bottom of the table […]

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Australia outplay India 4-2 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Ipoh : India suffered their second loss in three games with a 2-4 defeat against Australia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey in Ipoh on Tuesday. India were trailing 0-4 after the third quarter but scored two quick goals through Ramandeep Singh in the fourth quarter to avoid a whitewash. Mark Knowles, Aran Zalewski, […]