Captain Courageous, played firm but fair

The tag ‘lucky captain’ sat easily with Charanjit Singh. He earned that during the 1963 hocke...

Ranji in two phases

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has confirmed that the Ranji Trophy would be held in two phases. The first, in Februar...

U-19 WC: Bangla test for fit-again India

India will take the field with full might in their ICC U-19 World Cup quarter final match against Bangladesh i...

ISL: Bagan hold all aces in Derby

ATK Mohun Bagan begin as firm favourites in Saturday’s ISL VIII return-leg Derby against whipping boys S...

Hooda looks forward with feet on ground

A year ago, Deepak Hooda was “depressed, demoralised and under pressure”, quite unsure of his futu...

Barty favourite but Collins no pushover

Ashleigh Barty will carry the weight of a nation on her shoulders when she faces big-hitting American Danielle...

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Michael Jordan jersey auctioned for $1.38m

Basketball legend Michael Jordan retired in 1993, but his fan following is still scoring high. The fact that his 39-year-old game-worn jersey has been auctioned for a whopping price is proof.  J...
By Prabhjeet Singh Sethi

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Warner, Slater deny reports of fight

The best thing about some rumours is that they come with a shelf life.  On Saturday, some news reports had claimed that there was a fight between former Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner ...
By Prabhjeet Singh Sethi

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Chelsea prolong City’s title wait

Manchester City will have to wait a little longer to be crowned Premier League champions after they were beaten 2-1 at home by Chelsea on Saturday. City, who made nine changes for the game, could sti...
By Agencies in Manchester

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Uncertainty looms over Archer’s comeback

There is uncertainty over Jofra Archer’s return to the England team after the star pacer failed to bowl full throttle in his comeback match for Sussex Second XI. The 25-year-old speedster has n...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Vengsarkar’s tip: Weather English conditions

A batsman’s true test is making runs in England given the changing weather conditions and varying character of pitches. Batting had been Team India’s Achilles heel on their last tour in 20...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Abhimanyu Easwaran keeps himself ready

Since the last edition of the Ranji Trophy, in 2019-20, Abhimanyu Easwaran hasn’t quite scored in bulk, like he did in the previous seasons which made him an India A regular, especially in terms...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Prasidh tests positive

Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Prasidh Krishna has also tested positive for coronavirus and is in quarantine at home, a BCCI source said on Saturday. The 25-year-old Prasidh, who was named in the Indian...
By Agencies in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Ravinder, Kaushik lose virus battle

Under Kaushik’s coaching, the women’s team won bronze medal at the Doha Asian Games in 2006. He was awarded the Arjuna Award in 1998, before being bestowed with the Dronacharya award in 20...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid in stalemate

Real coach Zinedine Zidane has said he will make any decision that they wish to take about his position “easy” for the club. The Frenchman, who has won three Champions League trophies and...
By Agencies in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 09.05.21

Rafael Nadal admits to ‘many mistakes’

Rafael Nadal’s good run preparing for the French Open has suddenly hit a speed bump. Nadal’s quarter final loss to Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open on Friday came as an unexpected setb...
By Agencies in Madrid


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