NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a four-member committee of administrators, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, to run the affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.W. Chandrachud said the other members of the committee are historian Ramchandra Guha, managing director & CEO of...
KANPUR - India skipper Virat Kohli admitted that "precise" England were too superior for his team in the first T20 match of a three-match series here on Thursday. England defeated India by seven wickets at the Green Park stadium to take a 1-0 lead. Chasing 148, England achieved the target in 18.1 overs, losing only three wickets. England openers Jason Roy (19) and Sam Billings (22) got off to a flying start as they slammed...
MALAYSIA - Indian star shuttler Saina Nehwal entered the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a triumph over Indonesian Fitriani Fitriani, while Ajay Jayaram lost to unseeded Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the quarter-finals here on Friday. Top seed Saina took 40 minutes to move past eighth seed Fitriani 21-15, 21-14. However, another Indian contender, sixth seed Jayaram suffered a 13-21, 8-21 setback to unfancied Ginting...
NEW DELHI - Indian legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar led the world of cricket in paying tributes to Mahendra Singh Dhoni after "Captain Cool" quit as the One-day International (ODI) and T20 skipper. The Ranchi stumper stepped down on Wednesday but made himself available for selection for the three ODIs and T20s against England starting on January 15. Dhoni had already retired from Test cricket in December 2014.