- Kohli surpasses Azhar, enforces follow-on for 8th time(22:44)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli has surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin as the Indian captain who has enforced follow-on most number of times after he asked South Africa to bat again on Day 3 of the third Test here on Monday.
- ISL: NorthEast snatch a point from Bengaluru(22:30)
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Defending champions Bengaluru FC were held to a goalless draw by a spirited NorthEast United FC in their opening game of the Indian Super League (ISL) Season 6 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Monday.
- Dakar Rally is a one-off attempt: Alonso(21:44)
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso, two-time Formula 1 world champion and the FIA World Endurance Championship title-holder, said on Monday that his upcoming participation in the Dakar Rally is 'a one-off attempt' and did not consider it to be part of his plans for the future.
- Shami, Umesh kept the situation under control: Gavaskar(21:14)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said that Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav kept it tight from both ends in the third and final Test against South Africa here, meaning the batsmen did not get easy runs.
- Ticket prices as low as Rs 50 for India-Bangladesh Eden Test(21:04)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to ensure more spectators come to watch the India-Bangladesh second Test match here next month, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday slashed the ticket prices with the minimum being as low as Rs 50.
- Dream debut for any player who does it at home: Nadeem(20:20)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem on Monday said that it would be a 'dream debut' for any cricketer who does it on his home ground. Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa here.
- Nadal to lead Spain's Davis Cup team(20:18)
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Rafael Nadal, Roberto Bautista, Pablo Carreno, Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers have been called up by captain Sergi Bruguera to represent Spain in the Davis Cup Finals to be held in Madrid on November 18-24.
- ISL: Jamshedpur to face Odisha in campaign opener (Lead, Correcting headline)(20:16)
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the playoffs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Odisha FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
- 'I will talk to Kohli like a BCCI president talks to the captain'(20:04)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is set to be in Mumbai on October 24 when the national selectors pick the squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh. Asked if he would speak to Virat Kohli as the skipper has opted out of the T20I series, the former India skipper said he would speak to current captain like a BCCI President talks to the skipper of the Indian team.
- 'Very happy for Rohit, don't need to say he is a top batsman'(19:56)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Former India captain and BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he is very happy with the way Rohit Sharma is playing as a Test opener, also hailing the comeback of Umesh Yadav in the ongoing South Africa series.
- B'desh PM confirmed attendance, Modi & Mamata to be invited: Ganguly(19:46)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President-elect Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Monday that Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has accepted the invitation sent to her to come and witness the second Test between India and Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from November 22 to 26.
- ISL 2019: Jamshedpur to take on Delhi in campaign opener(19:38)
Jamshedpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Heading into their third Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC will look to secure a spot in the play-offs after narrowly missing out in the last two years. The Men of Steel will get their season under way with a clash with Delhi Dynamos FC at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
- Bangladesh will come, they will sort out issue: Ganguly (Lead)(19:26)
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, BCCI President-elect Sourav Ganguly is confident that the players will sort the issue with the board and the series won't be affected.
- Dhoni adds Jonga to collection, car used by Indian Army(18:44)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) While fans were waiting for former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's arrival at the local JSCA Stadium, which is hosting the third and last Test between India and South Africa, Ranchi's favourite son was busy riding his new Nissan Jonga on the streets here.
- Sarfaraz axed from Pak T20I & Test teams for Australia tour(18:40)
Lahore, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed didn't find a place in the country's T20I and Test squads for their upcoming tour of Australia while experienced campaigners Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Hafeez were also left out in the shortest format.
- Unless our demand is fulfilled we aren't coming back: Shakib(18:26)
Dhaka, Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh cricketers went on strike on Monday, saying that they wouldn't take part in any cricket activity until their demands are addressed by their board. While their strike does put a question mark on their upcoming tour of India, but it is too early to say that the tour is under threat.
- Vishwa completes hat-trick as Diya joins party at TT meet(17:52)
Howrah (West Bengal), Oct 21 (IANS) Vishwa Deenadayalan of Tamil Nadu completed a hat-trick of Junior Boys titles this season while Diya Chitale of Maharashtra, making the most of the absence of Anusha Kutambale, claimed her first Junior Girls crown in the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Monday.
- Oct 23 is General Body meeting, Sourav will call BCCI AGM: Vinod Rai(17:50)
By Baidurjo Bhose
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has made it clear that the meeting on Wednesday at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) HQ in Mumbai is a General Body Meeting and said that the Annual General Meeting will be called for by new President Sourav Ganguly.
- Learning from best spinners in Ashwin and Jadeja, says Nadeem(17:44)
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem's dream of playing for India was fulfilled on Saturday when he made his international debut in the third Test against South Africa on his homeground. And on Monday he made it a debut worth remembering as he finished with figures of 2/22 in South Africa's first innings at the JSCA Stadium.
- Delhi Capitals extend support to half marathon(16:36)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals, has this year extended support to the 15th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, to encourage and promote a fitter, healthier lifestyle among the people of the city.
- Sindhu, Saina eye good show at French Open(16:14)
Paris, Oct 21 (IANS) World champion P.V. Sindhu will aim to return to winning ways when she begins her womens singles campaign at the USD 750,000 French Open badminton tournament, beginning here on Tuesday.