MUMBAI - Ranchi's JSCA International Stadium Complex is set to host the Indian Premier League's second play-off qualifier on May 22, according to the Indian cricket board. As per the revised Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 play-offs schedule announced by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the second qualifier would be played between the loser of first qualifier and winner of the eliminator.
MUMBAI - Sim Bhullar, who became the first Indian-origin player to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US, will visit India from May 2 to 7 to promote basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game. The seven-feet-five-inch-tall centre player will help train the top 140 youth from across India who participated in the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA programme,
MOHALI - An elated Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner on Monday expressed happiness at his side getting the balance right in their victorious outing against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League match here at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. Warner said it is difficult to choose from the pace weaponry he has at his disposal, especially with South African Dale Steyn and New Zealand's Trent Boult in the dug-out.
AHMEDABAD - An overall sturdy team performance from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat table-toppers Rajasthan Royals by nine wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Friday. Chasing a meagre target of 131, the Royal Challengers reached home with nine wickets in hand and 3.5 overs to spare with skipper Virat Kohli (62 not out) scoring...
NEW DELHI - Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday regretted at not capitalising on a good start provided by his openers as his team slumped to their fourth loss in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing a target of 191 runs, Parthiv Patel and West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons got the Mumbai side to a bit of a flyer as they were 35 for no loss after 4.1 overs.
NEW DELHI - High on confidence after his superb World Cup performance, Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav said he was focusing on his line and length to outsmart batsmen in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Having finished with the man of the match award against Delhi Daredevils here on Monday, the 27-year-old Yadav said he used the pace and bounce of the Feroz Shah Kotla wicket.
MUMBAI - On a high after having won all three games so far, Chennai Super Kings skipper M S Dhoni praised his bowlers for doing well upfront, to reduce Mumbai Indians to 12/3 inside four overs in the Indian Premier League game here. "The reason we loved to bowl was because of the dew factor. I felt the first few overs were brilliant from our bowlers," Dhoni said at the presentation ceremony...
MUMBAI - Despite getting off to a poor start, Mumbai Indians coach Ricky Ponting on Wednesday said the team has displayed glimpses of good cricket in the previous matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and a really promising performance is just around the corner. Mumbai Indians lost to Rajasthan Royals in Ahmedabad by seven wickets on Tuesday. Earlier, they were beaten by Kings XI Punjab...
CHARLESTON - Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won their third successive doubles title together, securing the Family Circle Cup tennis title on Sunday, enabling the Indian to create history by becoming the first woman from her country to become the World No.1 in doubles ranking. The No.1-seeded Swiss-Indian duo beat Casey Dellacqua and Darija Jurak in straight sets for the title, 6-0, 6-4,
KOLKATA - Out-of-favour India offspinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday opened a new cricket academy here with an aim of diverting youngsters to cricket from the clutches of substance abuse and usage. It is the offie's fifth academy in the country. One of them is in the Punjab. "For me one of the prime reasons to start an academy in Punjab was to de-addict youngsters.