Dinesh

  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils begin afresh with everything new 15-04-2014 05:18 PM

    The Delhi Daredevils (DD) have had an up-and-down time in the Indian Premier League (IPL) so far. They have not managed to strike a consistent note, which is one of the primary reasons why they are yet to win the title in six seasons. After a miserable 2013 season, DD...
  • Delhi Daredevils unveil new jersey for IPL 7 12-04-2014 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Daredevils on Saturday unveiled their brand new jersey for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier league with a tie-up with the country's largest online and mobile classifieds portal classified, Quikr. The new jersey was unveiled in the presence of captain Kevin Pietersen, vice-captain Dinesh Karthik...
  • Paresh Rawal should quit acting to be with people: AAP 12-04-2014 12:57 PM

    Senior AAP leader Dinesh Waghela, who is taking on Bollywood veteran and BJP candidate Paresh Rawal in Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday said the actor should quit his acting career to be with the people full time. Waghela, AAP's national executive member, on Saturday also said people have...
  • Bastar to vote in the face of threat from Maoists 09-04-2014 11:54 AM

    Over 1.29 million voters of Chhattisgarh's Bastar Lok Sabha constituency, one of India's worst insurgency-hit regions, are set to exercise their franchise on Thursday in the shadow of terror and guerrillas' poll boycott. Eight candidates are in the fray in the constituency where roughly 80 percent of the total 1,797...
  • Lasith Malinga attributes his success in World T20 to IPL 08-04-2014 10:13 PM

    Colombo: Pacer Lasith Malinga, who led Sri Lanka to the World T20 title, has attributed his success in the just-concluded event in Bangladesh to IPL. "My experience of playing in the IPL for 6 years helped," Malinga told reporters on arrival here. The team was given a hero's welcome at...
  • Not eyeing IPL 7 to prove critics wrong, says Kevin Pietersen 08-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Axed from England's set-up earlier this year, Kevin Pietersen on Tuesday said he will not use the upcoming Indian Premier League to "prove anything" to his detractors. A little more than two months after being dropped from England's international set-up, Pietersen said he has already accepted the harsh reality that...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik 08-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure....
  • 'Accidental' skipper Malinga relishes World T20 success 07-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Mirpur: Lasith Malinga found himself thrust into the Sri Lankan captaincy midway through the World Twenty20 and emerged with the trophy in his arms on Sunday after three heady weeks in Bangladesh. Having twice gone down in the final, Sri Lanka entered the tournament under the leadership of 24-year-old Dinesh...
  • Malinga to lead Sri Lanka after Chandimal opts out 03-04-2014 02:55 PM

    Mirpur: Pace bowler Lasith Malinga will lead Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 semi-final against the West Indies on Thursday after captain Dinesh Chandimal opted out of the game. Sri Lanka Cricket announced Chandimal's decision on Twitter on Thursday. Chandimal has been in indifferent form and had missed Sri Lanka's...
  • Du Plessis, Chandimal suspended for second over-rate offences 28-03-2014 07:50 PM

    Chittagong: South Africa and Sri Lanka captains Faf du Plessis and Dinesh Chandimal have been suspended for one match each, while their players have been fined, after both sides maintained slow over-rates during the ICC World T20 Group 1 match here. This was both captains' second minor over-rate offences within...
  • England face uphill task against Sri Lanka in World Twenty20 26-03-2014 04:45 PM

    Chittagong: Their campaign opener against New Zealand spoilt by rain, 2010 champions England face a difficult task of taming table-toppers Sri Lanka to keep their semi-final hopes alive in the ICC World Twenty20 here on Thursday. England were left ruing the weather after their effort of posting 172/6 went in...
  • 51-year-old alcoholic man rapes married daughter for 3 years 19-03-2014 01:41 PM

    A 21-year-old married girl was allegedly raped by her father for three years in Gumanpura area in Kota, police said on Wednesday. The 51-year-old accused identified as Dinesh Soni was arrested on Tuesday after the victim filed a complaint against him on Monday, Rajesh Malik, SHO, Gumanpura police station said....
  • Pietersen named Delhi Daredevils captain, Karthik his deputy 18-03-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: England discard Kevin Pietersen will captain the new-look Delhi Daredevils during the seventh Indian Premier League while wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik would be his deputy, the team announced on Tuesday. Pietersen, a former England skipper, has been sensational in the T20s and was named 'Man of the Tournament' in...
  • As it happened: World T20 warm-up, India vs Sri Lanka 17-03-2014 06:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: India opt to field against Sri Lanka. Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri...
  • Asaram sexual assault case: Bike-borne assailants throw acid at 2 witnesses 17-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said.This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram has...
  • Acid attack on witness in rape case against Asaram 16-03-2014 07:59 PM

    Two unidentified men in Surat on Sunday threw acid at one of the witnesses in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram, police said. This is a third attack targeting a witness in the rape cases against Asaram and his son. "A witness in the rape case against Asaram...
  • World T20 warm-up: Chance to check combination as India take on Sri Lanka 16-03-2014 04:50 PM

    Mirpur: Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri Lanka in their first warm-up game of the ICC World Twenty20 on Monday. While the tournament proper will...
  • India hammer Afghanistan to end a disappointing Asia Cup campaign 05-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Eliminated from the race to the final, India wrapped up their Asia Cup campaign finishing third among the five teams after a thumping eight-wicket win over lowly Afghanistan at Mirpur on Wednesday. The match was rendered dead after Pakistan's historic chase to beat Bangladesh on Tuesday, which closed out any...
  • Trinamool used railway ministry to mislead people: Congress 04-03-2014 07:36 PM

    Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday accused the Trinamool Congress of using the railways portfolio to announce projects without proper sanctioned funds with a aim to mislead the people of West Bengal. Chowdhury, also the state Congress president, said Mamata Banerjee during her tenure as the...
  • My team showed lot of resilience, says Kohli 02-03-2014 11:12 PM

    Mirpur: India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said it was a good learning experience for him leading the side and he is proud of his young team-mates, who showed amazing resilience in the lost matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. India are virtually out of the tournament following the...
  • Young India face Lankan test in Asia Cup 27-02-2014 06:55 PM

    The two of the hot favourites for the Asia Cup 2014, India and Sri Lanka will lock horns in Fataullah on Friday for what could be one of the most vital games of the tournament. A win for either side would almost ensure a place in the final of the...
  • We've firepower to unsettle Indian batting line-up: Chandimal 27-02-2014 02:52 PM

    Mirpur: Sri Lanka vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal on Friday said that his team was not too much worried about Virat Kohli's fine form as his side's bowling attack can unsettle the Indian batting line-up in their crucial Asia Cup league match here on Friday. The Lankans began their Asia Cup campaign...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh 25-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Three things take precedence over most other in India's Asia Cup campaign this year - MS Dhoni's absence, Virat Kohli's captaincy and Cheteshwar Pujara's return to the ODIs. But topping the list of objectives will be to arrest a slide that began in South Africa and extended to New Zealand...
  • We can't take Bangladesh lightly even without Shakib: Karthik 25-02-2014 04:54 PM

    Mirpur: India stumper Dinesh Karthik feels that it will be foolish on their part if they take Bangladesh for granted considering their two premier performers Shakib-al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are out due to various reasons. Tamim has been rested for the tournament due to neck strain while Shakib has...
  • 'Outsider' Karthik hopes to lift team spirit in Asia Cup 25-02-2014 04:36 PM

    Mirpur: Pressed into service after injury to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik today said being an "outsider", he can add a bit of freshness to India's Asia Cup campaign after the battering in recent international engagements. India will start their Asia Cup campaign with a match against Bangladesh here...
  • Pakistan, Sri Lanka aim for win in Asia Cup opener 24-02-2014 04:15 PM

    Pakistan and Sri Lanka will cross swords once again when they take on each other in the opening encounter of Asia Cup 2014 on Tuesday. The two teams had recently played a five- match ODI series in UAE, which Pakistan won. As far as the Sri Lankan camp is concerned,...
  • Asia Cup: Will Dinesh Karthik finally make his talent count? 23-02-2014 07:00 PM

    Having raked in a whopping Rs 12.5 crore in the IPL players auction recently, Dinesh Karthik got another chance to resurrect his international career as an injury to MS Dhoni has brought him back into the Indian team for the forthcoming Asia Cup. But will he make it count this...
  • Injured Dhoni to miss Asia Cup; Kohli to lead Team India 20-02-2014 07:41 PM

    India captain MS Dhoni has been ruled out of the upcoming Asia Cup tournament, to be played in Bangladesh from February 25, due to side-strain injury. Dhoni sustained a Grade I left side-strain injury during the second Test against New Zealand in the recently concluded series and will be undergoing...