Ranking

  • India get richer for finishing third ranked Test side 15-04-2014 05:38 PM

    Dubai: India on Tuesday received a cheque of $265,000 for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed $475,000 for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date. While South Africa finished as the number one team, Australia claimed the second position and won...
  • Somdev Devvarman drops one place in ATP rankings 14-04-2014 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman dropped one place to 89 while compatriot Yuki Bhambri gained two positions and moved to 146th place in the latest ATP rankings released Monday. In the doubles ATP rankings, Leander Paes continues to occupy tenth place with Rohan Bopanna the next...
  • India gain seven places in FIFA rankings 10-04-2014 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Indian football team jumped seven places to 145th, the highest since August last, in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. India gained six cumulative points (144 in total) over the past month to rise to 145th from 152nd, despite not playing any international match during the period....
  • Mithali static as Coyte, Perry make gains in bowling 07-04-2014 01:52 PM

    Dubai: Indian captain Mithali Raj remained static at the fifth place with Poonam Raut (8th) and Harmanpreet Kaur (9th) being the other two in the top-10 of the latest ICC Women's Player Rankings for T20 International batsmen. Pacer Jhulan Goswami dropped two places to be 19th in the bowlers' list....
  • India drop to second in ICC T20 rankings; Kohli, Ashwin rise 07-04-2014 12:14 PM

    Dubai: India lost their number one status to Sri Lanka after being defeated in the World Twenty20 final but star batsman Virat Kohli and spinner R Ashwin on Monday attained career-high positions of second and third respectively in the latest ICC rankings issued here. "India pair of Virat Kohli and...
  • India topple Sri Lanka to become No. 1 team in ICC T20 rankings 02-04-2014 03:14 PM

    Dubai: Riding on their superb unbeaten run in the World Twenty20 Championships so far, the Indian cricket team toppled Sri Lanka to clinch the top spot in the ICC rankings issued on Wednesday. "India have moved ahead of Sri Lanka into the number-one position on the Reliance ICC T20I Team...
  • Mithali retains fifth spot in Women's T20 batting rankings 02-04-2014 01:51 PM

    Dubai: India captain Mithali Raj has retained her fifth position to be the highest-placed Indian batter, while Poonam Raut and Harmanpreet Kaur also figured in the top 10 list of the latest ICC Women's Player Rankings for T20 issued on Wednesday. Mithali, with 646 points, is placed behind Meg Lanning...
  • Pallikal drops to 12th in latest world rankings 02-04-2014 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal has dropped a rung to be 12th in the latest world rankings for women in which Malaysian squash legend Nicol David has retained the top spot. Dipika, however, remains the highest-ranked Indian in the Women's Squash Association rankings. David has maintained the top...
  • Congress an expert in fooling people: Modi 29-03-2014 08:45 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi mocked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on the one rank, one pension policy. Modi said Gandhi had been fooling the public saying he had introduced the policy in three days. He said, "The Congress party is an expert in fooling people. Did...
  • Parupalli Kashyap jumps to 24 in badminton rankings 20-03-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: India's ace men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has jumped a rung to the 24th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings issued on Thursday. Kashyap had reached a career high of World No.6 last year but had been witnessing slump in form for quite sometime now, resulting in...
  • Modi attacks Congress over Army pension scheme, farmer suicides 20-03-2014 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, on Thursday hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for making false promises. "The One Rank One Pension was a long standing demand of serving as well as retired officers. Numerous letters were written to the Prime Minister, the...
  • Three Indians amongst top 10 in ICC T20 rankings 15-03-2014 02:40 PM

    Dubai: Indian batsmen dominate the ICC T20I rankings with Virat Kohli being the highest-placed in fourth position in the latest chart issued here on Saturday. Kohli is followed by Suresh Raina (5th) and Yuvraj Singh (6th) in the batsmen's list. However, no Indian bowler features in the list of top...
  • India gain two places to be at 152nd in FIFA rankings 13-03-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: India gained two places to be at 152nd spot following their 2-2 drawn international football friendly match against Bangladesh early this month in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday. India secured 43 points from that match played in Goa and now have 138 cumulative average points. Riding...
  • Virat Kohli reclaims number one ODI batting ranking 09-03-2014 04:38 PM

    Dubai: India's Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number one position in the latest ICC player rankings for ODI batsmen, which were released on Sunday after the conclusion of the Asia Cup. Kohli had entered the Asia Cup, trailing number one ranked South African batsman AB de Villiers by two ratings...
  • Team India static at No. 2 position in T20 rankings 07-03-2014 06:32 PM

    Dubai: They might be out of action for quite sometime in this format of the game, but India managed to hold to their second position in the Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings issued on Friday. Both India and third-placed South Africa have 123 points in their accounts, but the former...
  • We need a political platform if we want change, says General VK Singh 06-03-2014 10:47 PM

    Days after joining the BJP, former Army chief General VK Singh said that some recent events forced him to take the political plunge. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey, Singh said that a political platform is needed for change. "I take strength from Anna Hazare," Singh added. ...
  • Warner jumps to fifth in ICC rankings after heroics against SA 06-03-2014 04:11 PM

    Dubai: Australian David Warner jumped to a career-best fifth spot after his batting exploits in his side's Test series victory against South Africa while India's Virat Kohli slipped two places to 10th in the latest Reliance ICC Rankings released on Thursday. Warner, who slammed hundreds (135 and 145) in both...
  • Smith signs off in 16th position in ICC Test Rankings 06-03-2014 02:47 PM

    Dubai: South African captain Graeme Smith signed off on his impressive cricket Test career in 16th place in the ICC Rankings for batsmen announced on Thursday. Smith reached a career high of second position after his match-winning century against England in Johannesburg in January 2010. That was also when he...
  • Australia displace India from No 2 spot in Test rankings 05-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Dubai: Australia replaced India at number two position in the Test team rankings by the virtue of their hard-fought 245-run victory over South Africa in the third and final Test in Cape Town on Wednesday. Australia had entered the series in third position on 111 ratings points and the victory...
  • Bopanna moves to 12th; Somdev and Yuki unchanged 03-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Following his title win at the ATP Dubai 500 event, India's Rohan Bopanna on Monday jumped four places to 12th in the latest doubles ranking chart. Leander Paes, who was unchanged at 10th, continues to be India's number one player in doubles while Mahesh Bhupathi slipped further to...
  • Delhi hotels one of the worst-rated in world 02-03-2014 05:39 PM

    Hotels in Delhi are considered as one of the worst in the world as per the trivago Reputation Ranking of 100 destinations which places them in the 90th position, while those in Mumbai have fared better. The ranking is based on over 82 million reviews compiled by trivago from over...
  • Had little role in 'One Rank, One Pension' decision: Rahul 25-02-2014 07:41 AM

    Chandigarh: Claiming that he had made "little" contribution in the decision to bring in the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said it should have been introduced 25 years ago. Addressing a gathering of ex-servicemen from the region late in the evening, Gandhi said,...
  • Somdev rises to 78, Yuki loses three places to be 146 24-02-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Courtesy his Delhi Open triumph, India's singles player Somdev Devvarman jumped 18 places to become world number 78 in the latest ATP rankings. Somdev had collected 100 ranking points after beating top seed Alerksandr Nedovyesov in the Delhi Open final on Sunday. Somdev's next clash is on Tuesday...
  • Virat Kohli rises to career-best 9th in ICC Test rankings 19-02-2014 02:51 PM

    Dubai: India's Virat Kohli has moved up two places to a career-best ninth position in the latest ICC Test batsmen rankings released Wednesday, breaking into the top-10 for the first time in his career. His rise came following the knocks of 38 and 105 not out in the Wellington Test...
  • Brendon McCullum's triple century lands him career-best ranking 19-02-2014 01:51 PM

    Dubai: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's match-saving knock of 302 in the Wellington Test against India has helped him jump eight places to a career-best 12th in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen. McCullum, who became the first New Zealander to score a triple hundred, helped draw the second...
  • The Last Word: Has 'One rank One Pension' scheme been fully funded? 18-02-2014 09:20 PM

    An interim budget is about vote catching and the announcement of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme is perhaps the one expenditure which the government is hoping will pay immediate dividends. The defence budget has been raised by 10 per cent out of which Rs 500 crore will be earmarked...
  • After Rahul's appeal, Centre accepts 'One Rank One Pension' scheme 17-02-2014 11:47 PM

    New Delhi: An interim budget is about vote catching and the announcement of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme is perhaps the one expenditure which the government is hoping will pay immediate dividends. The defence budget has been raised by 10 per cent out of which Rs 500 crore will...
  • A Billion Votes: Politics behind the Interim Budget 2014 17-02-2014 07:30 PM

    In an election year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented an Interim Budget shorn of rhetoric and stuck to highlighting the Congress-led UPA Government's achievements of the last 10 years. Faced with a massive economic slowdown and staring at prospects of a Congress rout in the Lok Sabha elections, the Finance...
  • Rahul Gandhi backs government's decision on 'One rank one pension' 17-02-2014 06:23 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who had given a push to the 'one-rank, one-pension' demand of ex-servicemen, called the government's decision to accept the long-standing plea with Finance Minister P Chidambaram as historic. "A number of delegations have met me on the one-rank, one-pensions (issue) in last many...