Yuvraj

  • Usain Bolt to make maiden India visit Yesterday

    Bangalore: Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his maiden visit to India early next month, not to race but to compete in a cricket face-off against India discard Yuvraj Singh here. Both the Puma ambassadors are coming together for the event on September 2, organised by the sportswear giants at...
  • Chandigarh: Former cricketer Yograj Singh arrested in brawl case, granted bail 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Former Test cricketer Yograj Singh, who is father of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, was arrested along with three others on Monday in a brawl case over a car parking issue, police said. The cricketer-turned-actor was arrested from Panchkula after a case under various sections of the IPC, including trespassing...
  • Police detain Yuvraj Singh's father over car parking scuffle in Panchkula 3 days ago

    Panchkula (Haryana): Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh was detained by police on Monday in Panchkula. Yograj Singh was reportedly detained under Indian Penal Code 323- the section applies to instances of voluntarily causing hurt- after he got into a scuffle over car parking. This is not Yograj Singh's first brush with...
  • India beat Bangladesh 5-1 to win hockey Test series August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Men's Hockey team continued their rampaging run as they thrashed Bangladesh 5-1 in their second match to clinch the three-match Test series played at Dhaka on Friday. This victory brings with itself the series-win against Bangladesh and India now expects a clean sweep by winning the third...
  • Abhishek Bachchan wants to do a biopic on Yuvraj Singh July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38-year-old was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • Would love to do Yuvraj Singh biopic: Abhishek Bachchan July 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Bachchan says if he gets an opportunity, he would love to do a biopic on cricketer Yuvraj Singh, whose career graph and fighting spirit as a cancer survivor, the actor believes, can make for an inspiration tale. The 38-year-old was present at a press conference here to introduce his...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkar-led MCC XI to victory July 6, 2014

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a one-day match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia one-day specialist Finch...
  • Walmiki replaces injured Thimmaiah in India's Hockey World Cup squad May 27, 2014

    Indian men's hockey team has suffered yet another blow as forward Nikkin Thimmaiah has been ruled out of the upcoming Hockey World Cup, following a hamstring pull on the right side. Doctors diagnosed a tear in hamstring muscle and have advised Thimmaiah a complete bed rest of four weeks. Yuvraj Walmiki...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thrash Bangalore to end three-match losing streak May 24, 2014

    Faf du Plessis scored a fifty and had a 75-run partnership with MS Dhoni (49*) to take Chennai Super Kings to an eight-wicket win over hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore, which boosted CSK's hopes of finishing second on the table. Chasing a modest target of 154 set by RCB, largely due to...
  • Glenn Maxwell the undisputed king of most scintillating IPL-7 knocks May 18, 2014

    In the Twenty20 format, it's always the batting performances that bag a fair share of the interest, and in this editon of the IPL, the story has been the same. With the tournament entering its last lap, the top batsmen have already warmed up and now aim to finish on...
  • IPL 7, Week-4 Review: Seven days of India discards, Delhi shamed May 17, 2014

    India saw sweeping changes on its political stage during the two-day 'Counting Day' break in IPL 7, and a few of the teams, sitting in their Maharaja suites, will hope to do a Narendra Modi in the last phase of the seventh season. The league stage will culminate and the playoffs...
  • Yuvraj can be India's match-winner at 2015 World Cup: Muralitharan May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: All praise for Yuvraj Singh after his hurricane match-winning knock against Delhi Daredevils in an IPL match here, Royal Challengers Bangalore's veteran spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said the left-hander still has it in him to be India's match-winner in the ODI World Cup next year. After an indifferent run so far,...
  • Yuvraj Singh is a superstar, says Kevin Pietersen May 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Star batsman Yuvraj Singh came in for praise for his magnificent 68 not out which set up Bangalore Royal Challengers' win over Delhi Daredevils in their IPL match here with rival team captain Kevin Pietersen describing him a superstar of the game. "I can tell you something for free. That...
  • IPL 7: Yuvraj Singh inspires RCB to much needed 16-run win over Delhi May 14, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh blasted an unbeaten 68 off just 29 balls in a stunning six-hitting exhibition to power Royal Challengers Bangalore to a 16-run victory over Delhi Daredevils, who could score only 170 for 7 in reply at the M Chinnaswamy stadium on Tuesday. Yuvraj, who had scored a brilliant 83 of...
  • Yuvraj Singh breathes fire in a six-hitting show May 14, 2014

    Bangalore was treated to another 'Yuvraj Special' on Tuesday evening when the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman delivered a six-hitting tutorial for Delhi Daredevils, taking life out of their bowlers with a breathtaking display of batsmanship. The flair is back, and so is the bat speed - with the swing that is...
  • No choice but to play positive cricket: Yuvraj Singh May 12, 2014

    Bangalore: On the brink of being ousted from playoffs' contention, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Yuvraj Singh said his team has no choice but to play positive cricket in their remaining five games to have any chance of being inside the top-four. "We have no choice. In next four to five games...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Faulkner overshadow Yuvraj as RR beat RCB by 5 wickets May 12, 2014

    The M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday saw one of the most incredible run-chases in T20 history when Steven Smith and James Faulkner snatched a win from Royal Challengers Bangalore's as Rajasthan Royals overshadowed Yuvraj Singh's heroics to chase down 190 and win by 5 wickets. Chasing a stiff target,...
  • IPL 2014: Yuvraj sees hope for every team during Indian leg May 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Senior Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh on Friday said though Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings are sitting at top of the table, the seventh edition of IPL is still wide open and there is chance for every team to stage a comeback. "This is the time when teams leading...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 29, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...
  • IPL 7: Very pleased with Aaron and Chahal's performance, says Yuvraj April 27, 2014

    Senior batsman Yuvraj Singh on Sunday said he was pleased with performances of both fast bowler Varun Aaron and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal in the IPL 7 so far. "I am mighty pleased with the way Varun Aaron has bowled so far. As an Indian it is heart-warming to see a young...
  • IPL 7: RCB lose to Rajasthan Royals after hitting new low April 28, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hit a new low on Saturday when Rajasthan Royals bowled them out for their lowest ever total of 70 and then romped home in 13 overs to win by six wickets in an IPL-7 match at Abu Dhabi. Pravin Tambe was the chief contributor in dismantling RCB...
  • IPL 2014, Week-1 Review: All's Maxwell in season seven April 23, 2014

    A week and nine games into Indian Premier League's season seven, cricket - as the IPL's legally-appointed caretaker Sunil Gavaskar promised - has taken centrestage in the UAE, while the muck-clearing process is limited to courtrooms back home. The first seven days of IPL 7 ended with the anniversary of Sachin...
  • Yuvraj Singh hates batting under pressure, says mother April 22, 2014

    Sharjah: Shabnam Singh, mother of Yuvraj Singh, on Tuesday said her son hates to bat under pressure and relishes playing in a side which enjoys cricket and are relaxed. "He is very happy to be picked up for RCB because cricket is all about enjoying and that's...