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Second Test: India take a 157 run lead a Colombo, Aug 22 (IBNS) India finished day three with a lead of 157 runs after restricting Sri Lanka for 306 in their first innings on day three, here on Saturday. 22-Aug-2015
Australian cricket legend Arthur Morris Sydney Aug 22 (IBNS) Former Australian cricketer Arthur Morris passed away on Saturday. 22-Aug-2015
Pro Kabaddi: U Mumba join Bengaluru Bull Mumbai, Aug 21 (IBNS): U Mumba entered the finals of the second season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi with a comfortable 35-18 win over Patna Pirates at the Dome @SVP, NSCI here in Mumbai. 22-Aug-2015
Fifth Test: England in dire straits afte London, Aug 21 (IBNS) Australia made up for some poor cricket over the last three Tests as they first scored 481 runs in their first innings and then strangled the hosts, picking up wickets at regular intervals to leave England high and dry, here on Friday. 22-Aug-2015
Sachin Tendulkar visits the MRF Pace Fou Chennai, Aug 21 (IBNS) Ex- Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Friday visited the MRF Pace Foundation to provide his insight about the game to aspiring bowlers. 21-Aug-2015
Second Test: Sri Lanka trail by 253 runs Colombo, Aug 21 (IBNS) Sri Lanka managed 140 for the loss of 3 wickets after bowling out India for 393 in their first innings of the second Test here on Friday. 21-Aug-2015
Indian team give guard of honour to Kuma Colombo, Aug 21 (IBNS): The Indian team gave a guard of honour to Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara as he came down the field to bat in the first innings of the second Test for his side on Friday. 21-Aug-2015
Double delight for Saina Nehwal as she s New Delhi, Aug 21 (IBNS) Days after regaining the badminton World No 1 spot in the women's ranking, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal signed a two year exclusive deal of Rs 25 crore with sports management group IOS Sports and Entertainment on Thursday. 21-Aug-2015
Fifth Test: Australia finish day one wit London, Aug 20 (IBNS) Bad light robbed 10 overs from the last session of the day as the Australian batsmen walked out of the field after posting 287 for the loss of 3 wickets at the end of first day’s play of the fifth and the final Ashes Test of the 2015 series, here on Thursday. 20-Aug-2015
Star Sports launches 'Young Heroes' in K Kolkata, Aug 20 (IBNS) Star Sports in association with Parle Products and IDBI Federal Life Insurance launched its latest sporting venture ‘Young Heroes’, a 7-a side U-15 school football tournament, designed to handpick the best 16 youth soccer players from Indian schools, here on Thursday. 20-Aug-2015
Second Test: Sri Lanka pick up 6 wickets Colombo, Aug 20 (IBNS) A late strike by Sri Lanka’s skipper Angelo Mathews to remove India’s Rohit Sharma have given the Lankans an upper hand on the ongoing second Test match as visitors India end day one with 319 runs, here on Thursday. 20-Aug-2015
Saina Nehwal regains no.1 spot in rankin New Delhi, Aug 20 (IBNS) Indian badminton icon Saina Nehwal regained number 1 position in the latest world rankings released on Thursday. 20-Aug-2015
Adam Gilchrist appointed as Australia's Sydney, Aug 20 (IBNS): Australia has appointed former cricketer Adam Gilchrist as the country's inaugural ambassador to India in the field of education. 20-Aug-2015
BCCI felicitates retiring Sri Lanka lege Colombo, Aug 20 (IBNS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday felicitated Sri Lankan batting icon Kumar Sangakkara in Colombo ahead of the second Test between Sri Lanka and India, which marks the farewell of the Sri Lankan cricketer. 20-Aug-2015
BCCI to host Umpires , Match referees wo Mumbai, Aug 20 (IBNS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the dates for the umpires’ and match referees’ workshops to be held in August-September. 20-Aug-2015
Sania-Martina reach Cincinnati Masters q Cincinnati Aug 20 (IBNS): Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Martina Hingis defeated German-Polish pair of Julia Goerges and Klaudia Jans-Ignacik to reached the women's doubles quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters here. 20-Aug-2015
Indian U-19 colts start their Asia Champ New Delhi, Aug 19 (IBNS)The Indian U-19 Colts were held to a goalless draw against Malaysian Club side Felda United on Wednesday in their first match of the FAM-FRENZ Asia Champions Trophy 2015 at the Hang Tuah Stadium in Malaysia. 19-Aug-2015
ICC confirms sanctions against Asif and Dubai, Aug 19 (IBNS) The International Cricket Council today confirmed that the sanctions against Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt will expire at midnight on 1 September 2015 and that they will be eligible to return to competitive cricket, at both domestic and international levels, on 2 September 2015 after fulfilling the specific conditions laid down by the independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal. 19-Aug-2015
I believe in optimal utilization of reso Speak to any Coach and he will always maintain that his support staff forms the spine of his Team. www.the-aiff.com spoke to National Coach Stephen Constantine to know in detail about his support staff, their value addition to the Team, the philosophy behind roping them in, the AIFF Strategic Plan and much more. Excerpts: 18-Aug-2015
Aditi Chauhan becomes first Indian Playe New Delhi, Aug 18 (IBNS) Aditi Chauhan has created history int he history of country's football as she became the first Indian player to play in England. 18-Aug-2015
Indian U-16 Colts finish runners-up in S Sylhet, Aug 18 (IBNS) The Indian U-16 Colts finished runners-up in the SAFF U-16 2015 Championship at Sylhet in Bangladesh as they tasted a narrow 2-4 defeat on penalties against hosts after a 1-1 stalemate on Tuesday. 18-Aug-2015
Chris Rogers to quit Test after Ashes Sydney/London, Aug 18 (IBNS): Australian cricketer Chris Rogers on Tuesday said he will retire from Test after the ongoing Ashes series. 18-Aug-2015
Shikhar Dhawan unavailable for rest of I Colombo/Mumbai, Aug 17 (IBNS): Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the remaining part of India's tour of Sri Lanka due to injury, the BCCI confirmed on Monday. 17-Aug-2015
Kumar Sangakkara to retire after 2nd Tes Colombo/Mumbai, Aug 17 (IBNS) Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara will be retiring from Test cricket at the end of second match of the three-match Test series against India. 17-Aug-2015
PM Modi wishes Saina Nehwal for winning New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished badminton player Saina Nehwal for winning silver medal in the World Badminton Championships. 17-Aug-2015
Indian U-19 Colts to participate in Asia New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): Seven members have been shortlisted for the Indian U-19 National Team squad which will be participating in the FAM-FRENZ Asia Champions Trophy 2015. 17-Aug-2015
22 shortlisted for SAFF U-19 Championshi New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): A 22- member have been selected for the Indian U-19 National Team squad for the SAFF U-19 Championship 2015, which is slated to commence at Kathmandu in Nepal. 17-Aug-2015
Sania-Martina crash out of Rogers Cup Toronto, Aug 16 (IBNS): Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Martina Hingis were defeated in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup by French-Slovenian duo Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik. 16-Aug-2015
Sri Lanka second Test: Stuart Binny adde Mumbai/ Colombo, Aug 16 (IBNS): The BCCI on Sunday said Stuart Binny has been included in India's squad ahead of the second Test match against Sri Lanka. 16-Aug-2015
BCCI ad-hoc committee to visit Patna Mumbai, Aug 16 (IBNS) The ad–hoc committee set up by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the states of Bihar and Uttarakhand will visit Patna on Tuesday. 16-Aug-2015
Saina defeated in World Championship fin Jakarta, Aug 15 (IBNS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal settled for silver after losing the final of the World Championship against Spain's Carolina Marin here on Sunday. 16-Aug-2015
Chandimal and Herath lead charge as Sri Dubai, Aug 16 (IBNS): There was good news for several Sri Lanka players in the latest ICC rankings which were released following its memorable 63-run victory over India in the first Test at Galle on Saturday, with career high gains for Dinesh Chandimal and Tharindu Kaushal as Rangana Herath also helped inspire the hosts to an unlikely victory. 16-Aug-2015
Sania, Martina reach Rogers Cup semis Toronto, Aug 15 (IBNS): Idnian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Martina Hingis on Saturday reached the semi-final of the Rogers Cup by beating Hao-Ching and Yung-Jan. 15-Aug-2015
Saina Nehwal reaches World Badminton Cha Jakarta, Aug 15 (IBNS) Giving good news to Indians across the globe on Independence Day, Badminton star Saina Nehwal cruised to the final of the Badminton World Championships here on Saturday. 15-Aug-2015
Herath scripts a magnificent victory for Galle, Aug 15 (IBNS) Rangana Herath bailed Sri Lanka out of distress as the host nation defeated India by 63 runs in the inaugural Test match to take up a 1-0 lead here on Saturday. 15-Aug-2015
Indian team to travel to Colombo tomorro Galle, Aug 15 (IBNS) The Indian cricket team will be travelling to Colombo on Sunday, the BCCI said on Saturday. 15-Aug-2015
Rangana Herath takes seven, Sri Lanka be Galle, Aug 15 (IBNS) Rangana Herath took seven wickets as Sri Lanka came from behind and defeated India by 63 runs in the first Test here on Saturday. 15-Aug-2015
Sania Mirza to receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS) Adding one more crown to her crown, Indian women Tennis icon Sania Mirza will be receiving the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award this year. 14-Aug-2015
First Test: Chandimal ton helps Sri Lank Galle, Aug 14 (IBNS) A defiant Dinesh Chandimal denied India an innings victory in the first Test as Sri Lanka took a 175-run lead while India scored 23 for the loss of a wickets at the end of third day's play here on Friday. 14-Aug-2015
India A beat Australia A to clinch tri-s Chennai, Aug 14 (IBNS): All-round performance by Gurkeerat Singh helped India A beat Australia A by four wickets in the final of the tri-series to lift the title here on Friday. 14-Aug-2015
Ajinkya Rahane creates new Test record Galle, Aug 14 (IBNS): Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane created a record as he became the first non-wicket-keeper player to take eight catches in a Test match. 14-Aug-2015
Steve Smith excited over Test captaincy London, Aug 14 (IBNS): Steve Smith welcomed Australian selectors decision to name him as the country's new Test skipper and said he is ' excited' over his new assignment. 14-Aug-2015
BCCI to extend cricket coaching through Mumbai, Aug 14 (IBNS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is drawing up plans to provide basic and advanced modules of cricket coaching through digital platforms that will reach a larger audience of budding cricketers who can avail this guidance. 14-Aug-2015
Steve Smith to become Australian Test sk Sydney, Aug 14 (IBNS) Keeping in mind the post-Michael Clarke, the Australian selectors on Friday has named Steve Smith as the vice-captain for the last Ashes Test match. 14-Aug-2015
First Test: India firmly on top after an Galle, Aug 13 (IBNS) A twin century by Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli and a twin strike by the Indian bowlers in the Sri Lankan second innings have set India on top at the end of the second day of the first Test match here on Thursday. 13-Aug-2015
Shane Warne defends Michael Clarke from Melbourne, Aug 13 (IBNS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne has extended his support towards Test skipper Michael Clarke who has attracted negative criticisms from fans and experts alike after the nation’s Ashes debacle. 13-Aug-2015
Dhoni praises Parag Shah's upcoming guid New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS): Indian Cricket Team skipper MS Dhoni, who happens to be good friends with Parag Shah and family, gives positive gesture and luck for his upcoming Antar Prerna: An Entrepreneur's Journey. 13-Aug-2015
'Never select players on basis of MOM Aw In the last part of an exclusive interview with www.the-aiff.com National Coach Stephen Constantine speaks at length about his choice of Players for the forthcoming Preparatory Camp which kicks-off in Pune on August 23. Excerpts: 12-Aug-2015
First Test: Spinners take 8 wickets as I Galle, Aug 12 (IBNS) A ruthless Ravichandran Ashwin picked up six wickets in the first innings as Sri Lanka were bowled out for a mere 183 runs on the first day of the first Test match with India dominating the proceedings here on Wednesday. 12-Aug-2015
Australian coach Darren Lehmann apologi London, Aug 12 (IBNS) Australian coach and former cricketer Darren Lehmann has apologised for his team's poor performance in the ongoing Ashes series in England. 12-Aug-2015
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