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icc bans smart watches on the field

ICC bans Smart Watches on the field

ICC Anti-corruption officials have told Pakistan's players not to wear smartwatches on the field after a couple of their players were seen with them on the first day at Lord's.........

tired ab de villiers retires from international cricket

'Tired' AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has retired from international cricket, via a sudden announcement four days after completing another IPL season with Royal Challengers Bangalore.........

geeta phogat sister babita dropped from asian games camp for indiscipline

Geeta Phogat, sister Babita dropped from Asian Games camp for ‘indiscipline’

Geeta and Babita Phogat, both Commonwealth Games medalists, who became household names after their life story was brought alive on the silver screen in blockbuster ‘Dangal’, along with their younger siblings Ritu and Sangeeta were ousted from the ongoing national camp in Lucknow. The WFI cited their unexplained absence from the camp as the reason.........

shashank manohar wins second term as international cricket council chairman

Shashank Manohar wins second term as International Cricket Council chairman

Shashank Manohar, former BCCI president, has been re-elected to serve as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for second term. He was the sole nominee put forward by the ICC Board. Manohar also played a key role in bringing in place a reformed constitution that ended the ‘Big Three’ model. The previous model guaranteed India, England and Australia the lion’s share of ICC’s revenue and more power in governance.........

lewis hamilton wins the 2018 spanish gp

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2018 Spanish GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won the 2018 Spanish Formula One Grand Prix. Teammate Valtteri Bottas finished second, while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen secured the final podium position. Hamilton now leads Vettel by 17 points in the drivers’ standings, with Bottas in third place, 20 points behind the Ferrari. The next is scheduled to be held at Monaco. ........

heena sidhu clinches gold in hannover shooting meet

Heena Sidhu Clinches Gold in Hannover Shooting Meet

Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu secured the gold medal in the 10 metre air pistol category of the international shooting competition of Hannover. The 28-year-old was in rollicking form in the final where she was tied with France’s Mathilde Lamolle at 239.8 points. The Munich World Cup (May 22 to 29, 2018) will be Heena’s second major competition after her twin medal success at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Co........

csk s most consistent player ambati rayudu pride of telugu

CSK's Most Consistent Player Ambati Rayudu - Pride of Telugu

None would differ with the statement that Ambati Rayudu is the most consistent player in........

rafael nadal loses to thiem roger federer to claim the number 1 spot in madrid open 2018

Rafael Nadal loses to Thiem, Roger Federer to claim the number 1 spot in Madrid Open 2018

Rafael Nadal, who had set the record of winning 50 consecutive sets on clay in the previous round, was defeated by Dominic Thiem and was knocked out in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open. Nadal's early exit in Madrid means that Roger Federer will now replace him as the new World No 1.........

ipl 2018 playoffs final timings changed from 8 pm to 7 pm for fans

IPL 2018: Playoffs, final timings changed from 8 PM to 7 PM for fans

Earlier, there were suggestions from IPL broadcasters to have 7 PM starts. However, the IPL team shot down the idea. But Shukla said that the decision to have an early start is taken keeping in mind the fans, who come to the stadiums to watch the game, and watch the games at home. The 8 PM start means a late finish and it becomes tedious for office-goers or students who have their set of schedules to follow the next day. The IPL 2018 playoffs will commence from May 22 and the final will be played on May 27.........

cricket australia confirms adelaide test vs india would be day match

Cricket Australia confirms Adelaide Test vs India would be day match

We can confirm that we have received advice from the Board of Control for Cricket in India that it is not prepared to participate in a proposed Day-Night test in Adelaide this summer. “As a result, we can now confirm the test match will be a day format.”........

bcci tells ca that india will not play day night test in australia

BCCI tells CA that India will not play day/night Test in Australia

With Indian team management, headed by chief coach Ravi Shastri, intimating the Committee of Administrators (CoA) that the team will take at least 18 months to prepare for the Day/Night Test, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary was told to pass on the message to CA chief executive James Sutherland. CA wanted the opening Test at Adelaide from December 6-10 to be a pink ball Test match.........

neeraj chopra betters own national record in javelin throw at iaaf diamond league

Neeraj Chopra betters own national record in javelin throw at IAAF Diamond League

Neeraj Chopra, fresh from claiming the javelin gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, broke his own national record at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha. The 20-year-old hurled the javelin to 87.43m in his second attempt in the high-voltage competition in the Qatari capital while finishing fourth in a 10-man field.........

wimbledon grand slam winning cash price increased by 50 000 news world india

Wimbledon Grand Slam Winning Cash Price Increased By £ 50,000

The 2018 Wimbledon Grand Slam champion of men’s and women’s category will receive a cash price of £2.25 million (Rs 20.4 crore), an increase of £50,000 (Rs 45.5 lakhs) from the previous amount. Lower-ranked players at Wimbledon will enjoy a greater uplift, with an increase of 10 percent across qualifying and the first to fourth rounds of the singles, boosting the overhaul prize money total to £34 million (Rs 309.4 crore) this year.........

surrey confirm kohli deal as india s captain gets licence to warm up for england

Surrey confirm Kohli deal as India's captain gets licence to warm up for England

Surrey have confirmed the signing of India's captain Virat Kohli for the month of June so ending months of anticipation that he would use the county circuit to warm up for the Test series against England in August. Kohli will be available for all Surrey cricket throughout the month, beginning with Royal London Cup 50-over matches against Middlesex - an opening match at Lord's for India's captain - and Glamorgan and three Championship matches against Hampshire (which will feature a match-up with Dale Steyn), Somerset and Yorkshire.........

ipl 2018 top 5 cricketers who didn t live up to their staggering price tags

IPL 2018: Top 5 cricketers who didn’t live up to their staggering price tags

while the tournament has seen new talent rise to the occasion, there have also been some expensive auction buys who have underperformed. The following five players have failed to live up to the money and hype thus far. Ben Stokes (Rajasthan Royals) - Rs. 12.5 crore, Jaydev Unadkat (Rajasthan Royals) - Rs. 11.5 crore, Manish Pandey (SunRisers Hyderabad) - Rs. 11 crore, Glenn Maxwell (Delhi Daredevils) - Rs. 9 crore, Ravindra Jadeja (Chennai Super Kings) - Rs. 7 crore.........

langer named australia s new head coach

Langer named Australia's new head coach

In confirming that Langer had been appointed for four years, CA chief executive James Sutherland stated that the governing body had made its mind up about Lehmann's successor quite some time ago. After his decorated playing career, Langer had served as an assistant coach to Tim Nielsen and Mickey Arthur for Australia, then coached Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers to sustained success - albeit no Sheffield Shield titles - over the past six years.........

lewis hamilton wins azerbaijan grand prix after red bulls crash

Lewis Hamilton wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Red Bulls crash

Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas was on course to win after Mercedes took advantage of a late safety car to jump long-time leader Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari. But, after Vettel had thrown away second place with a mistake at the restart, Bottas suffered a puncture on the next lap. His two rivals out of the way, Hamilton was given victory and the championship lead on a plate after looking set to finish third.........

mohammed shami fooled bcci cab hasin jahan accuses indian cricketer of age fudging

Mohammed Shami fooled BCCI, CAB: Hasin Jahan accuses Indian cricketer of age-fudging

Hasin Jahan launched another scathing attack on the Bengal pacer, accusing him of creating a fake birth certificate that helped him play national and state level cricket. Taking to Facebook, Jahan shared a picture of a driving license, claiming it belonged to Shami. As per the current record, Shami was born in 1990 but the driving license photograph shows that he was born during the year 1982.........