Pakistan have come to T20 World Cup full of confidence, says Williamson
  • Pakistan have come to T20 World Cup full of confidence, says Williamson(00:04)

    Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson thinks that Pakistan have come with full confidence to the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. He added that Pakistans 10-wicket thrashing of India on Sunday in Dubai was a proof of why the 2009 champions are deemed as one of the favourites in the competition. New Zealand kick-start their campaign in the tournament against Pakistan in a Group 2 match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

  • IPL: Staggering amounts for new teams has cricket world in awe(23:58)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) the cricket world reacted with surprise and awe at the staggering amount bid for the two new teams in the India Premier League (IPL), acknowledging that the Indian league has cemented its place as the most successful T20 event in the world.

T20 World Cup: We also see it as a concern, says Rabada on SA batting
  • T20 World Cup: We also see it as a concern, says Rabada on SA batting(23:28)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada admitted that his team sees their batting as a concern but added that the last thing which was needed was just bickering about it. The Proteas are looking to bounce back from their five-wicket loss in a thrilling match to Australia when they face defending champions West Indies at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.

T20 World Cup: Batters, Mujeeb star in Afghanistan's 130-run rout of Scotland (ld)
T20 World Cup: Mujeeb scalps five as Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs
Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing
  • Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing(22:46)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give India a winning start at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday.

Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships
  • Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships(22:26)

    Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) World champion Ma Long, Xu Xin, and Liu Shiwen have withdrawn from the Houston World Table Tennis Championships, according to the roster announced by China's national table tennis team on Monday.

Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain
  • Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain(21:50)

    Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' in the Camp Nou Stadium, while Real Sociedad remain top of the La Liga after a thrilling 2-2 draw away to reigning champions Atletico Madrid. Here are some things we learned from La Liga this weekend.

Corporates with deep pockets bag IPL's Lucknow, Ahmedabad franchises
T20 World Cup: Collective batting effort takes Afghanistan to imposing 190/4
RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)
  • RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)(21:24)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that RPSG Ventures Ltd. and Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) have won the ownership rights of Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The RPSG Ventures Ltd. were awarded Lucknow as their home base with a winning bid of a whopping Rs 7,090 crore. CVC Capital Partners took Ahmedabad as its home base with a second-highest bid of Rs 5,625 crore.

Will Modi government condemn those trolling Shami, asks Owaisi
  • Will Modi government condemn those trolling Shami, asks Owaisi(21:20)

    Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday asked BJP government at the Centre if it condemns those trolling Indian pacer Mohammad Shami on social media following India's defeat at the hands of Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup match.

Facebook removes online abuse hurled at Mohammed Shami
  • Facebook removes online abuse hurled at Mohammed Shami(21:08)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) After pacer Mohammed Shami faced online abuse following India's defeat to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match, Facebook on Monday said that it quickly removed the comments that hurled abuse at him.

T20 World Cup: It's going to be another big game, says Philander ahead of Pak v NZ
  • T20 World Cup: It's going to be another big game, says Philander ahead of Pak v NZ(21:06)

    Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistans bowling consultant Vernon Philander has said that Tuesday's match against New Zealand in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be another big game for his team. He added that the talk in the team on Monday was about putting Sunday's ten-wicket win against India behind and focusing on the match against New Zealand in Sharjah.

Impressive Advani, Mehta qualify for World Snooker Championships
  • Impressive Advani, Mehta qualify for World Snooker Championships(20:48)

    Mumbai: Indian No. 2 Pankaj Advani (PSPB) stamped his supremacy with an impressive win against National Champion Aditya Mehta in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here on Monday, as both clinched their spots in the upcoming World Snooker Championships.

Women's national hockey: Reshma scores seven as Jharkhand win 28-0
  • Women's national hockey: Reshma scores seven as Jharkhand win 28-0(20:14)

    Jhansi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hockey Reshma Soreng scored seven goals while Pramila Soreng andAlbela Rani Toppo scored five goals each as Hockey Jharkhand thrashed Hockey Andaman & Nicobar 28-0 in a totally one-sided match at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 here on Monday.

IPL: RPSG Group bags Lucknow, CVC Capital gets Ahmedabad team
T20 World Cup: Afghanistan win toss, elect to bat first against Scotland
'With you Shami', cricketers condemn online attack on India pacer
  • 'With you Shami', cricketers condemn online attack on India pacer(19:16)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Several cricketers, past and current, on Monday came out in support of pacer Mohammed Shami, who has been receiving derogatory and hateful comments on social media after India lost to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match here on Sunday.

Eight things to know about Covid-19 countermeasures at Beijing Winter Olympics
T20 World Cup: We realise we had a bad game, had a chat about it, says WI coach Estwick
Women's National Boxing: World medallists Manju, Jamuna storm into semis
  • Women's National Boxing: World medallists Manju, Jamuna storm into semis(18:32)

    Hisar, Oct 25 (IANS) Extending her brilliant winning run in the tournament, Railway Sports Promotion Board's (RSPB) boxer Manju Rani entered the 48kg semi-finals with a decisive 5-0 win over Punjab's Minakshai in the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships here on Monday.

T20 World Cup: Babar Azam at the minute is a different gravy with the bat, says Swann
  • T20 World Cup: Babar Azam at the minute is a different gravy with the bat, says Swann(18:24)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 'at the minute a different gravy with the bat'. He added that Azam is a seriously good player, so is his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan. Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) and Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) had an unbeaten opening partnership of 152, handing India a ten-wicket thrashing at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday. It was the first time ever that Pakistan won against India across all editions of the men's T20 World Cup.

No quarantine for fully vaccinated players at Australian Open
  • No quarantine for fully vaccinated players at Australian Open(18:14)

    London, Oct 25 (IANS) Fully vaccinated players will not have to undergo mandatory two weeks of hotel quarantine or live in a bio-secure bubble in Australia for next year's Australian Open tennis tournament while un-vaccinated players will have to undergo two weeks of quarantine on reaching Australia for the event in Melbourne.

T20 World Cup: Morgan showed his immense value with tactical masterclass, says Hussain