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Jodhpur court orders FIR against Hardik Pandya over tweet on Ambedkar

A court in Jodhpur on Wednesday directed the Rajasthan Police to register an FIR against cricketer Hardik Pandya for a tweet allegedly disrespecting Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The directive was issued to the police by the court while hearing a petition filed against the cricket over the tweet. According to reports, the petition was filed by one DR Meghwal, an ... Read More »

Ganguly hails Pujara, says he’s as important as Virat in Tests

KOLKATA: Virat Kohli may be the most valuable Indian cricketer at the moment but former India captain Sourav Ganguly said Cheteshwar Pujara is also equally good and is someone who goes “unnoticed”. “Along with Virat Kohli in this team Pujara’s record is as good as anybody. He’s from that old school of cricket where he will grind you, and win ... Read More »

Retrievers have figured out Sindhu’s game, says Vimal Kumar

I feel sad for PV Sindhu. The women’s singles semifinal at the All England Championships against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi was a wonderful match. Sindhu played similar matches in the earlier rounds too, stretching to three games. It is obvious she is being drawn into it by players such as Nozomi Okuhara and Yamaguchi. ALSO READ – I am working on ... Read More »

Can Dinesh Karthik be utilised as India’s new finisher?

CHENNAI: Dinesh Karthik has been in and out of the Indian team for 14 years. On Sunday, though, his stunning eight-ball 29 helped India notch up a face-saving win against Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy final, bringing the spotlight firmly on the Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper batsman. Social media is abuzz that Karthik should now be considered as India’s No. 1 ... Read More »

Mohammed Shami’s Pak friend Alishba denies money transaction

NEW DELHI: After days of speculations, Alishba, a Pakistani citizen, has now admitted to have met Mohammed Shami in Dubai when he was returning from South Africa. Alishba also claimed that she has been in touch with Shami ever since India’s defeat to Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final. One of the many allegations Hasin Jahan has made against her husband Shami was the involvement of ... Read More »

Memory for a lifetime: Dinesh Karthik on last-ball six

COLOMBO: Dinesh Karthik is no Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma but the Indian batsman is not complaining about the “memories of a lifetime” that his last-ball six against Bangladesh created. Kanitkar’s boundary against Pakistan under fading Bangabandhu Stadium lights in Dhaka or Joginder Sharma’s final over act against the arch-rivals in the inaugural T20 World Cup at the Wanderers were one-off acts that made them household ... Read More »

Shubhankar, Lahiri places in world golf rankings

New Delhi :  India’s ace golfers Shubhankar Sharma and Anirban Lahiri dropped places to be at the 69th and the 83rd spot respectively in the World Golf Rankings released today. Shubhankar fell five spots to be at 69 with 1.97 points while Lahiri, who was at the 80th spot dropped three places to sit at 83 with 1.60 average points. United ... Read More »

Dinesh Karthik is Still Trying to Make His Mark

New Delhi: He hit the last ball, a half-volley from Soumya Sarkar, over extra cover and waited that extra minute to see whether it would clear the ropes. It did and a seemingly nonchalant Dinesh Karthik raised his arms, he had taken India to an improbable last-ball win over Bangladesh. When he’d walked in to bat, favourites India needed 34 runs of ... Read More »

Ronaldo vs Messi: Scoring race heats up in Spain

MADRID: Regardless of who wins the Spanish league title, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be battling it out to the end. Real Madrid doesn’t have much chance of keeping Barcelona from winning the league, but Ronaldo is making a strong run to snag the scoring title from Messi with nine matches remaining. ALSO READ: Ronaldo scores four goals as ... Read More »

Karthik Kinetics Powers India to Last Ball Win in Nidahas Trophy Final

New Delhi: Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik smashed the last ball six as the Men in Blue defeated Bangladesh by four wickets in the nail-biting final to clinch the Nidahas T20 Tri-Series. Even though Rohit Sharma hit the half-century, but Karthik with his cameo stole the show with his fabulous batting as the 32-year old smashed 29 runs on just 8 balls ... Read More »