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  • CLT20: Star IPL players to watch out for Yesterday

    With the Champions League Twenty20 kicking off and that to happening in India, the IPL teams and their players will be keenly followed. Moreover, in the five editions of the CLT20, IPL teams have always started as favourites. Let's have a look at the star players from the IPL teams to...
  • One-day cricket is struggling and irrelevant, says Dravid 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Friday said of the three formats of the game, ODI cricket at present was largely irrelevant and struggling to survive and consequently there should be more tournaments like Champions Trophy or World Cup to give it a proper context. "I think one-day cricket is...
  • Maharashtra: After Congress, NCP to admit independent MLAs into its fold 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after Congress inducted four independent legislators, NCP on that said that it too will admit independent MLAs into its fold. Maharashtra NCP chief Sunil Tatkare said that some independent legislators would join the party in the coming days. The 288-member legislative assembly has 24 independents, most of them...
  • Sunil Chhetri, Mandar Rao Desai score as India beat Shanghai East Asia September 7, 2014

    Shanghai: Dominant India built on their impressive first match showing against Jiangsu Sainty with yet another clinical display to beat Chinese Super League side Shanghai East Asia 2-0 in their own backyard on Saturday. Young Dempo forward Mandar Rao Desai and captain Sunil Chhetri scored either side of halftime to ensure...
  • Team India can defend the World Cup, says Gavaskar September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captain and legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that defending champions India are a good enough side to retain the title in the 2015 World Cup, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, February 14-March 29, 2015. Gavaskar, who had blasted the team after the 1-3 humiliating loss in the Test...
  • It is unfair to compare captains of different era: Sunil Gavaskar September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday refused to draw comparison between country's most successful ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his predecessors, but said that going by sheer record the wicketkeeper-batsman surpassed all his seniors. Dhoni registered his 91st ODI win as India captain, edging past Mohammad Azharuddin...
  • 'People need to come together to end drug menace in Punjab' August 31, 2014

    Jalandhar: Raising concern over the increasing consumption of intoxicants among youngsters in Punjab, politicians and eminent personalities on Sunday said that people need to come together to end the drug menace in the state just the way militancy and extremism was eradicated. Speaking at a function organised here by the...
  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests September 7, 2014

    St. John's: Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the two-Test series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13-man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Friday for the first Test at...
  • I rate Raina's knock as one of the best overseas: Sunil Gavaskar August 28, 2014

    Cardiff: Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar lavished parises on Suresh Raina's match-winning knock in the second ODI against England and rated the left-hander's hundred as one of the best ODI innings overseas. "You have got to rate it as one of the best innings. You can't call it the top innings...
  • Suspended rape-accused DIG Sunil Paraskar faces another inquiry August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: In further trouble for suspended Maharashtra DIG Sunil Paraskar, accused of molestation and rape by a model, a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) has been launched against him to find if there were administrative lapses on his part while dealing with the victim before she filed police complaint. "The preliminary enquiry (PE)...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' August 27, 2014

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended for at least 6 months August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar has been suspended over alleged charges of sexual assault. He has been suspended for a minimum period of six months. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan signed the papers approving his suspension late on Tuesday night. CNN-IBN has learnt that Paraskar's suspension was...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar was suspended on Wednesday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday signed his suspension papers. Paraskar has been accused of rape and molestation by a city model. Earlier in the day, the state Home Department had proposed his suspension. "The proposal to...
  • Model rape case: Maharashtra Home Ministry recommends suspension for accused Mumbai DIG August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: In trouble for DIG Sunil Paraskar accused of raping a model, the Maharashtra Home Department has proposed his suspension. "The proposal to suspend Paraskar has been sent to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan," a Home Ministry official said. A court had recently granted him pre-arrest bail, observing the complainant's behaviour and her...
  • Conspiracy to defame NCP: Malik on plea against Ajit Pawar August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Reacting to state anti-corruption bureau's request to the government for sanction to initiate 'open inquiry' against the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and former minister Sunil Tatkare, the NCP on Friday said it was an attempt to defame the party and its leaders. ACB on Friday sought permission for open...
  • Sunil Narine warns against taking Bangladesh lightly August 23, 2014

    St. George's: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine has cautioned against taking Bangladesh lightly following his side's crushing 177-run victory in the second One-Day International (ODI) here at the National Stadium. Friday's win seals the series two-nil for West Indies with the third and final match to be played at Warner Park...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies bowl out Bangladesh for 70 in a 177-run rout August 23, 2014

    St. George's: An abject batting display by Bangladesh, who were bowled out for just 70, paved the way for a crushing 177-run victory by the West Indies in the second one-day international on Friday. Replying to the home side's total of 247 for 7 in a match they had to win...
  • Girlfriends are a big no-no for Team India manager August 22, 2014

    The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers on foreign tours has taken a different twist after India's team manager Sunil Dev questioned actress Anushka Sharma's stay with boyfriend Virat Kohli during the Test series in England. Once termed as the most eligible bachelor of Team India, under-performing Kohli has...
  • Indian coaches have burnt their bridges August 21, 2014

    What exactly is the role of Ravi Shastri, the new director of cricket operations of the Indian team now in England to complete a tortuous tour playing five one-dayers and a Twenty20 game after losing the five-Test series 1-3? It is not the role of the former India allrounder but the...
  • India suffer 0-2 defeat against Pak in football friendly August 20, 2014

    Bangalore: India suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands of a spirited Pakistan in the second football friendly to end the two-match series 1-1 on Wednesday. Wim Koeverman's team, which won the first friendly 1-0 on August 17, looked out of sorts and Pakistan were the better side in all...
  • No effort, no heart, no fight, Team India disappointed: Sourav Ganguly August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 3-1 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have...
  • Gavaskar backs Dhoni, gives thumbs up to Shastri move August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has not only backed under-fire skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni but also gave a thumbs up to BCCI's new move of appointing Ravi Shastri as the Team Director. "He has led from the front. He has batted at difficult positions. He has set an example....
  • NIA files chargesheet in RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi murder case August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Three people has been chargesheeted in the case that dates back to 2007. NIA said that the RSS man was killed for making sexual advances towards Sadhvi...
  • India look to continue momentum against Pakistan in football friendly August 19, 2014

    Bangalore: Buoyed by their 1-0 win over a dour Pakistan in the last encounter, India will look to build on the momentum when they take on the arch-rivals in the second and final football friendly match on Wednesday, before leaving for Incheon to play in the Asian Games. India will start...
  • Gavaskar, Ganguly ask selectors to take tough decisions August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former captains Sunil Gavaskar and Sourav Ganguly have blasted the Indian team and said it was high time for the selectors to take some tough decisions following the embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England. Ganguly said the team had shown "no effort, no heart, no fight." "There have to...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams 'jelly-like', 'embarrassing' India August 18, 2014

    London: Sunil Gavaskar accused India of "embarrassing the country" after their humiliating innings and 244-run defeat by England in the fifth Test at The Oval on Sunday. It was the second time in as many matches that India had been beaten inside three days after their innings and 54-run reverse in...
  • India, Pakistan resume rivalry on football pitch August 16, 2014

    Bangalore: In what will be a curtain-raiser to the upcoming Asian Games, India and Pakistan resume their rivalry on the football pitch as they lock horns in the first of two friendly matches here on Sunday, bringing to an end a nine-year old hiatus. It will be the first such series...
  • India pray for Ishant Sharma's return in final Test against England August 14, 2014

    Had India, who've now won just one of their last 18 Tests on foreign soil, been offered the chance to arrive at The Oval 2-1 down with one to play in this five-match series before their tour started, they might have taken up the offer. A tightly-packed schedule of five Tests...
  • Rape case: DIG Sunil Paraskar gets anticipatory bail August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to DIG Sunil Paraskar in the alleged rape case of a 26-year-old model. The complainant had alleged that Paraskar (57) molested and sexually assaulted her on two occasions in December, 2013. "Custodial interrogation is not necessary. The anticipatory bail application is allowed," said judge...
  • Sunil Gavaskar escapes car crash in England August 12, 2014

    Former India captain and legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar had a miraculous escape in a road accident while travelling from Manchester to London after the conclusion of the fourth Test on Sunday. The driver of his Jaguar car swerved to the right but failed to avoid a collision with another vehicle...