Fake doctor responsible for Virat Kohli bombshell

Fake doctor responsible for Virat Kohli bombshell

Mumbai, March 17 – Indian skipper Virat Kohli did not take field Friday while recuperating from a shoulder injury on the second day of the third Test against Australia in Ranchi. Kohli hurt his right shoulder while fielding on Thursday and went off in the afternoon session on the opening day, leaving vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane […]

Milestones in 140 years of cricket

Milestones in 140 years of cricket

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu Test cricket was born on March 15, 1877. We look back at some significant milestones in the game’s longest format. It all began at the now iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 15, 1877 when Australia took on England for the first ever officially recognised Test match. The first ball was […]

Three England players back out from Pakistan Super League final

Three England players back out from Pakistan Super League final

Karachi, March 1 – Three English players of the Quetta Gladiators — Kevin Pietersen, Tymal Mills and Luke Wright —announced on Wednesday that they will not be participating in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final to be played in Lahore on March 5. Luke Wright said in a tweet that he has a “young family” […]

Million-dollar prize on the line in India

Million-dollar prize on the line in India

Mumbai, Feb 16 – There’s more than just the Border-Gavaskar Trophy up for grabs when Australia meet India in a four-Test series next week As if the Australian cricket team needed any more inspiration to overturn the weight of history and claim a series win in India, here’s some. US$1 million. The International Cricket Council […]

India lifts T20 World Cup for Blind

India lifts T20 World Cup for Blind

Mumbai, Feb 13 – India successfully defended its Twenty20 World Cup for Blind title on Sunday, defeating Pakistan in the finals. With eight wins from nine matches, India went into the finals as the favourites and lived up to it with a comprehensive victory. For Pakistan, though, it was their first loss in the tournament, […]

Usain Bolt stripped of Olympic gold medal after team-mate fails drugs test

Usain Bolt stripped of Olympic gold medal after team-mate fails drugs test

Jamaica, Jan 26 – Usain Bolt lost his claim to the title of ‘triple-triple’ Olympic champion when a Jamaican 4 x 100 metres team-mate retrospectively tested positive for a banned substance and caused the 2008 Beijing gold medal winners to be stripped of their title. Bolt, the world’s greatest track-and-field star, is now the only one of six […]

Tamil Nadu Act on Jallikattu next week will ensure its continuance

Tamil Nadu Act on Jallikattu next week will ensure its continuance

Chennai, January 22 (PTI): Former Indian Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju said here on Sunday that the apprehensions of sections of protesters seeking a “permanent solution” were unfounded as the ordinance to allow Jallikattu will be replaced by an Act of the Tamil Nadu legislature which will be the “permanent solution”. “Some people say that […]

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