Teams

  • India play 3-3 draw against Dutch club on pre-World Cup tour 15-04-2014 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian team put up a tough fight in second build-up game of the Europe Tour as they played out a 3-3 draw against Dutch side HGC Hockey Club at The Netherlands. The tour is in preparation for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • Hockey: India thrash Dutch club 7-0 on pre-World Cup practice tour 12-04-2014 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team began its European Tour on a positive note by hammering Leiden Hockey Club (Dutch National Club) 7-0 in the first build-up game played at Oegstgeest, The Netherlands. This tour is a preparation for the FIH men's World Cup, scheduled to be held at The...
  • Indian hockey team set to leave for Europe tour 08-04-2014 01:02 PM

    New Delhi: Gearing up to present a strong challenge at the upcoming World Cup, the Indian hockey team will head for a tour of Europe on Wednesday to play five build-up games - including two each against World Cup hosts The Netherlands. The team will also play two matches against...
  • Charlotte Edwards to lead World T20 XI for second time 07-04-2014 02:20 PM

    Dhaka: Finalists England and Australia contributed a total of six players to the ICC World T20 2014 women's team of the tournament, which was announced here on Monday, with England's Charlotte Edwards named captain for the second consecutive time. Chosen by a select group of experts, the team was selected...
  • Surveillance team recovers Rs 25 lakh from luxury car 05-04-2014 09:18 PM

    A static surveillance team of election department on Saturday recovered over Rs 25 lakh from a luxury car in Malviya Nagar area here. It is suspected that the cash was to be used for the purpose of election by some candidate. The car owner Kapil Chauhan could not explain the...
  • 'Kholi marry me!' Danielle Wyatt, member of England's women's cricket team, proposes to Virat Kohli on Twitter 05-04-2014 12:53 PM

    Danielle Wyatt, a member of the women's cricket team in England, seems completely smitten by cricketer Virat Kohli and has proposed marriage to him on Twitter. This came soon after Kohli helped India secure a place in the ICC World T20 final on Friday. Danielle tweet got Twitter buzzing and...
  • SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases 03-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There has been a lot of progress and out of nine cases, six are over and...
  • England made right decision to axe Pietersen, says Alastair Cook 02-04-2014 08:49 AM

    England made the right decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career when the batsman was axed in February, the country's test captain Alastair Cook was quoted as saying by British media on Tuesday. "Of course you think back and ask if it was the right decision given all that was...
  • World T20: Everything working for Team India so far 31-03-2014 11:12 AM

    India have been the form team of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 thus far and the only unbeaten side in the tournament. Having already secured their semi-final berth, India cemented their place atop Group 2 of the Super 10 phase on Sunday by crushing Australia by 73 runs at the...
  • India to take on Sri Lanka in women's World Twenty20 23-03-2014 04:18 PM

    Sylhet: Indian women would look to begin their World Twenty20 campaign on a positive note when they take on Sri Lanka in a Group B league match on Monday. Indian women have not played against top oppositions in recent times and their performance has been a mixed one in the...
  • Australia open to hosting Maori cricket side 21-03-2014 12:44 PM

    Cricket Australia has said it is open to inviting a Maori team to play in a tournament featuring indigenous sides at a future date as steps towards a revival of a representative team gathers pace in New Zealand. Maori sides affiliated to New Zealand's first class teams are preparing to...
  • India: Batting solid, bowling iffy, World T20 record lopsided 20-03-2014 01:32 PM

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is back at the helm, but fans will hope he has left his denial mode back in Ranchi, and India recognise the need to resurrect their World Twenty20 record in the fifth edition in Bangladesh. India are undoubtedly carrying the best assembly of T20 bats to reclaim...
  • Hafeez, Pak team management at loggerheads in World T20: Reports 20-03-2014 10:51 AM

    Karachi: Trouble seems to be brewing in the Pakistan cricket team in the ongoing World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh with rumours circulating of differences between skipper Mohammad Hafeez and the team management. There are reports that Hafeez is not seeing eye to eye with the team management which includes head...
  • BCCI has no plans to remove Fletcher as of now: Patel 14-03-2014 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that under-fire coach of the Indian team Duncan Fletcher has its "full backing and support" and there was no immediate plans to remove him despite calls for his ouster from batting icon like Sunil Gavaskar. Fletcher was summoned by the BCCI...
  • 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...
  • BCCI to speak to coach Duncan Fletcher on team's poor run: sources 13-03-2014 07:35 PM

    Stung by the growing calls for sacking the Indian coach, the BCCI, it seems, has finally woken up and has decided to speak to Duncan Fletcher shortly - sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has learnt the board has decided to speak to the under-fire Fletcher on the sidelines of the forthcoming...
  • Lotus face struggle at F1 Australian GP 13-03-2014 11:30 AM

    Melbourne: Last year Lotus won the Australian Grand Prix. This year the team is wondering if its cars will even be on the starting grid. The team arrived at this weekend's Formula One season opener after what driver Romain Grosjean frankly describes as a "disastrous winter" in which the cars...
  • Central team to assess crop damage caused by hailstorm 12-03-2014 08:02 PM

    A central team will arrive on a three-day visit from tomorrow to assess the extensive damage caused to crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm in Madhya Pradesh, official sources said on Wednesday. In view of the central team's visit from March 13-15,State Chief Secretary, Antony DeSa held discussions with...
  • Rahul Dravid best man to coach Team India: Sunil Gavaskar 10-03-2014 08:24 PM

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team. "For me, Duncan Fletcher would get 1.5 in a scale of 10 as far as...
  • Time has come for Duncan Fletcher to go, says Sunil Gavaskar 10-03-2014 09:15 AM

    After disaster tours of South Africa, New Zealand and early exit from Asia Cup pressure is piling up on India's coach Duncan Fletcher. Former captain and India's legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that a younger coach can help Team India. "It (Indian cricket) seems to be in a freefall that looks...
  • 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...
  • Has Team India's touring think-tank defied national selectors? 06-03-2014 02:03 PM

    More than two months into 2014 and less than a year from their World Cup title defence, India have beaten just Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The fact that they have conceded the No. 1 ODI rank and No. 2 Test rank to Australia adds insult to injury. But the team isn't...
  • How Team India can return to winning ways 04-03-2014 01:05 PM

    Sixty-three days have passed in 2014 and the only team India have been able to beat so far is Bangladesh and will likely add Afghanistan to that list in another day's time. If quality players line up as bricks in a team's rebuilding phase, winning culture provides the cement to...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams Team India for 'abysmal' work ethics 03-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi:The Indian cricket team's run of poor form has prompted former captain Sunil Gavaskar to come down heavily on the beleaguered players, questioning their "abysmal work ethic" following the side's defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup. India suffered a nerve-wracking one-wicket defeat at the hands of...
  • Pakistan clears Sialkot of match-fixing 01-03-2014 10:28 AM

    Karachi: Investigators cleared Pakistan's Sialkot team of match-fixing Friday citing "insufficient evidence" to support the allegations. The Sialkot Stallions, led by former national captain Shoaib Malik, had been accused of fixing a recent match against the Karachi Dolphins. The case was investigated by a three-man team from the Pakistan Cricket...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Key accused in murder case arrested 28-02-2014 03:44 PM

    A main accused involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots-related murder case has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Pappu, son of Mahender Singh is one of the eleven accused in connection with the killing of a youth Nazim, was arrested on Thursday, according to police. A local court later sent him...
  • Harbhajan can make a comeback to Team India : Sourav Ganguly 26-02-2014 09:53 AM

    Kolkata: Out of favour he might be right now but former Indian captain former captain Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "I think Bhajji can make a comeback to the national side in...
  • Shibu Soren's daughter-in-law surrenders in court 25-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Sita Soren, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and daughter-in-law of party chief Shibu Soren, surrendered in a court in Ranchi onTuesday following which she was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Sita Soren surrendered in a CBI court inRanchias her anticipatory bail in a 2012 horse-trading case was rejected by...
  • Is it time to show Duncan Fletcher the door? 23-02-2014 03:13 PM

    The concept of coaching has changed over the years as the coaches are no more considered background staff and in every way are responsible for a team's success and failure. India in the past had never been tolerant with the coaches, Greg Chappell's sacking comes to mind after India's early...