MIRAPUR - India rode on a strong bowling performance to defeat arch-rivals Pakistan by five wickets in their Twenty20 International clash of the Asia Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Saturday evening. Both teams struggled to bat on a greenish wicket with uneven bounce. The Indian bowlers justified their captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to field first by bundling out Pakistan for a mere 83 runs in...
LIVERPOOL - Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will face Alexander Horvath of Hungary in his next professional bout at the Liverpool Echo Arena here on March 12. The Haryana pugilist, who took bronze in the middleweight (75kg) category at the 2008 Olympics, has won all the three bouts he has fought so far by knockout. Vijender, who made his pro debut last October, has won all the three fights within two rounds.
KOLKATA - India batsman Shikhar Dhawan believes that he and Rohit Sharma have the ability to not just match but also surpass the records achieved by the legendary opening pair of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in international cricket. "Me and Rohit have been opening the batting for a long time. We know each other's nature and understand what the other is trying to do. We are now quite comfortable with each other.
SHILLONG - India's men pugilists clinched seven golds at the 12th South Asian Games here on Monday. World Championship bronze medallist Shiva Thapa beat Sri Lanka's Ruwan Thilina to win the gold in the bantam weight category. "It was a good challenge," Thapa, who faced an aggressive Sri Lankan opponent, said after winning the gold. Thapa, the reigning Asian champion, made a flawless start with a left jab and...
AHMEDABAD - Twenty-six-year-old Indian cricket all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja got engaged on Friday with Reeva Solanki in Rajkot city of Gujarat where he hails from. "This is a very big thing for me that I have got engaged, I always wanted to marry with someone from my caste," Jadeja told media persons soon after the ring ceremony. "It was my dream, and I am very thankful to my God that my dream is accomplished,"