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Script is nicely poised for me to come good: Sanju

Sanju Samson Vishwanath, a key member of the Rajasthan Royals’ franchise and somebody who often remains in contention for a Team India berth, spoke to The Telegraph at Taj Bengal on Tuesday evening.
LOKENDRA PRATAP SAHI May 23, 2018 02:17 IST

Home comfort a plus for the Knight Riders

The Kolkata Knight Riders will have a head start over their rivals the Rajasthan Royals if the experience of playing in the play-offs is the yardstick for Wednesday’s IPL XI Eliminator. The Knights have been a regular feature in the play-offs (2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 and this year), while the Royals are in the knock-outs for the third time.
A Staff Reporter May 23, 2018 02:10 IST

Faf's experience made the difference: MS

Mahendra Singh Dhoni hailed Faf du Plessis’s experience after the South Africa captain, who had played just four matches in IPL XI going into Tuesday’s Qualifier I at the Wankhede, hit an unbeaten 67 that took Chennai Super Kings to the final.
Our Bureau May 23, 2018 02:12 IST

Real always have the same desire to win, says Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has warned Liverpool that his side are as hungry as ever to win the Champions League, rejecting claims that the Spanish giants might have lost their edge ahead of Saturday’s final in Kiev.
May 23, 2018 01:38 IST

Team character should hold KKR in good stead: Katich

The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) assistant coach Simon Katich on Tuesday hoped the team’s new-found confidence after stringing together a hat-trick of wins should hold them in good stead when they take on Rajasthan Royals in the IPL XI eliminator here on Tuesday.
A Staff Reporter May 23, 2018 01:53 IST

BCB hire Gary to find new coach

Gary Kirsten, who coached India to World Cup success, said he is helping rudderless Bangladesh to quickly find a coach ahead of a looming tour. 
May 23, 2018 02:11 IST

French snub for Williams

Serena Williams may still be seeded at this year's Wimbledon Championships despite being snubbed by French Open organisers, the All England Club said on Tuesday.
May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Warne's apology

Shane Warne, the Rajasthan Royals’ mentor, apologised around 10am (IST) on Tuesday through a tweet for not being able to rejoin the team in the play-offs stage. The tweet read:
Our Bureau May 23, 2018 02:09 IST

No smiles please, IOA tells athletes

Unusual as it may sound, but flashing a wide smile while getting clicked proved costly for several Indian track and field athletes, as their accreditations for the upcoming Asian Games got rejected by the organisers.
May 23, 2018 02:08 IST

Expectations no burden, says Prasidh

Young Prasidh Krishna, who came into the Kolkata Knight Riders squad after Kamlesh Nagarkoti was ruled out due to injury, is now the franchise’s new sensation. 
A Staff Reporter May 23, 2018 01:52 IST

Faf du Plessis shines in fairy-tale comeback as CSK reach 7th final

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis came up with a Houdini act to guide Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to their seventh IPL final with a two-wicket victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in what has been a fairy-tale comeback for the two-time champions. 
May 23, 2018 01:50 IST

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