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Bengal Water Sports team to compete in 2

Kolkata/IBNS: A 15-member team from city-based Bengal Water Sports (BWS)- led by veteran oarsman Shakil Ahmed- left here early this morning to take part at the 2019 China International Dragon Boar Race to be held at Dian Lake in Kunming, China between Nov 1 and 3.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina confirms her

Kolkata, Oct 30 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed has confirmed her presence at Eden Gardens to watch the historic day-night Test match between India-Bangladesh on November 22 respond to BCCI's president Sourav Ganguly.

No sympathy for Shakib Al Hasan: Michael

London/Dhaka/IBNS: Former English captain Michael Vaughan has said he has no sympathy for Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al-Hasan, who has been banned by ICC for two years, as he possesses zero tolerance for corruption.

BCB names Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah

Dhaka/IBNS: The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday named Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah as skippers of the national sides of the Test and T20 teams for the India series respectively after the International Cricket Council banned Shakib Al Hasan from all cricket for two years.

Bangladesh accepts Sourav Ganguly's prop

Mumbai/IBNS: The first day-night Test match between India and Bangladesh will be held in Kolkata next month as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has accepted Sourav Ganguly-led Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s proposal to play the match under the lights.

Bangladesh star cricketer Shakib Al Hasa

Dhaka/IBNS: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from all cricket for two years, with one year of that suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Indian wrestler Gulia seeks bronze at U-

New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) World Junior World Championships bronze medallist Veer Dev Gulia brought delight to Indian fans by securing his place in the bronze medal contest in 79kg at the UWW Under-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Monday while Naveen (70kg) reached repechage.

ISL: FC Goa draw 1-1 with Bengaluru FC

Panaji, Oct 28 (UNI) FC Goa drew 1-1 against Bengaluru FC in a Hero Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium on Monday. Ferran Corominas’ penalty cancelled out Udanta Singh’s opener for the Blues.

Satwik-Chirag cruises to finals of Frenc

Paris, Oct 27 (UNI) India's star shuttlers Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty breezed into the finals by beating the Japanese pair in the French Open Badminton Tournament here in the men's doubles.

ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 schedule

Dubai/IBNS: South Africa, hosts in 1998 and champions in 2014, play their opening match at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 17 January. The United Arab Emirates and Canada are the other teams they will have to contend with in Group D of the 16-team tournament, the final of which is scheduled for 9 February.

Indian squad for T20I and Test series ag

Mumbai/IBNS: The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in Mumbai on Thursday picked the Indian Cricket Team for the upcoming tour against Bangladesh.

Sourav would have thrust Kumble down Vir

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Vinod Rai has said present Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly would have thrust Anil Kumble down skipper Virat Kohli's throat had the rift between the Indian coach and captain occurred at this present time.

Japanese Consul General praises Ghosh Yo

Kolkata/IBNS: Consul General of Japan in Kolkata Masayuki Taga complimented the fine work done by Ghosh Yoga Institute Japan (GYIJ) and Indo-Japan Association, Calcutta (IJAC) in spreading and popularising yoga  in Japan and various other countries.

Everyone will be respected till I am aro

Mumbai/IBNS: In one of his initial statements after assuming the post of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said everyone associated with the nation's cricket will be respected till he is at the helm.

Sourav Ganguly takes over as new BCCI pr

Mumbai/IBNS: Starting a new chapter in his illustrious cricketing journey, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly took over as the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president on Wednesday.

Sourav Ganguly to take charge as BCCI pr

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly will formally take charge as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, starting a new chapter in his illustrious cricketing journey.

Players’ strike is part of conspiracy

Dhaka/IBNS: Nazmul Hassan, president of Bangladesh Cricket Board, described the ongoing strike by key cricketers of the national side as a part of a conspiracy to destabilise cricket in the country.

India consolidate position on top after

Dubai: India have strengthened their position in the ICC World Test Championship with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over South Africa in the three-match home series that ended today.

Sourav Ganguly hasn't spoken to me about

Ranchi/IBNS: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday said Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect Sourav Ganguly hasn't spoken to him yet seeking clarity over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future as a player in the national side.

We didn't allow opposition in the game a

Ranchi/IBNS: Whitewashing South Africa in the home ground, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli said his team didn't allow the opposition in the game at any stage.

India beat South Africa by an innings an

Ranchi/IBNS: India won the three-Test series against South Africa by 3-0 margin after the hosts defeated the visitors by an innings and 202 runs in the final match here on Tuesday.

IPL side Rajasthan Royals rope in former

New Delhi, Oct 21 (UNI) Rajasthan Royals on Monday appointed Australian coach and cricketer Andrew Barry McDonald as their new head coach for a tenure of three years.

Ranchi Test: South Africa 26/4 in second

Ranchi/IBNS: After being forced to follow on by India, South Africa are in more trouble in the second innings of the third Test match as they have been reduced to 26/4 here.

Sachin Tendulkar urges all 'eligible vot

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricket captain Sachin Tendulkar urged all "eligible voters" to turn out in large numbers and cast their votes in the ongoing Maharashtra assembly elections amid the usual lower turnout of voters in the state.

Ranchi Test: India forces South Africa t

Ranchi/IBNS: India forced South Africa to follow on in the third Test after the visitors were bowled out for just 162 in the first innings here on Monday.

Man City close gap at top of EPL to 6 po

London (Xinhua/UNI) Liverpool were unable to extend their winning run in the Premier League to 18 games, but still took a point from their visit to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Ajeetesh Sandhu delights home crowd with

Chandigarh/IBNS: Chandigarh’s Ajeetesh Sandhu pipped Delhi’s Rashid Khan in a photo-finish amid high drama much to the delight of the home crowd on the final day of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2019 Presented by TAKE Solutions, a Rs. 1.5 crore event played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.

Kenyan runners win Chizhou International

Hefei (Xinhua/UNI) Kenya's Kiura Denis Mugendi and Cheptoo Beatrice claimed the men's and women's titles respectively at the 2019 Chizhou International Marathon in east China's Anhui Province on Sunday.

Rohit Sharma hits double century, Indian

Ranchi/IBNS: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma a hit a double century and pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami picked up two wickets as the hosts dominated their proceedings on the second day fo the third Test match against South Africa here on Sunday.

Rohit Sharma hits century, Ajinkya remai

Ranchi: Rohit Sharma showed his dominance with the bat in the longest format of the game as he smashed 117 runs to help India post 224 runs for the loss of three wickets in the Indian first innings against South Africa in the ongoing third Test match here on Saturday.

Wish you were BCCI President when Yo-Yo

Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricketer and World Cup champion Yuvraj Singh wished ex-Indian captain Sourav Ganguly for becoming the BCCI president but also hoped he was the head of the Indian cricket body when the YoYo test was performed on Indian cricketers.

Mithun Perera impresses with classy 65,

Chandigarh/IBNS: Sri Lankan Mithun Perera impressed with a classy seven-under-65 to throw his hat in the ring and join local favourite Karandeep Kochhar in the halfway lead at 12-under-132 at the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2019 Presented by TAKE Solutions, a Rs. 1.5 crore event being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.

PCB removes Sarfaraz Ahmed as T20I and T

Islamabad: Pakistan's Champions Trophy-winning skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has been removed in the T20I and Test cricket formats due to 'drop in his overall form during the past few series', the country's cricket board confirmed on Friday.

Betting and Gaming in India: Legal, Ille

India is a country known for its culture all around the world. Like most ancient societies Indians in the past loved to play sports and place bets. This type of hobby is present today all around the globe. The betting and gaming industry has advanced on a global level by making websites that offer all the odds and games of their land-based counterparts. They’ve also introduced new odds, bonuses and promotions add new players to the fold. Additionally, their service has been available as apps for some time now. But what about India?

Wishes pour in as Anil Kumble turns 49

Bengaluru: Several former Indian cricketers showered their wishes upon ex-Indian skipper Anil Kumble who turned 49 on Thursday.

Will speak to MS Dhoni: Sourav Ganguly o

Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect Sourav Ganguly has said he will speak to former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni over his future plans as a player of the national side, media reports said.

Blue Tigers thanks Kolkata for 'turning

Kolkata: A draw may not have been the result that everyone was looking for against Bangladesh. 

Sourav brushes aside speculations on joi

Kolkata:  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President-elect Sourav Ganguly, while addressing media in Kolkata on Tuesday, said, for him, it is important that India gets back to its position in cricket since it is the powerhouse of the game and brushed off speculations on joining politics.

After getting nominated as the cricket b

Mumbai: After getting nominated as the president of the Indian cricket board, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly shared a picture on social media of the new team of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

India hosting cricket coaching camp for

New Delhi, Oct 15 (UNI) A cricket coaching camp for boys and girls under 16 years of age from Commonwealth countries is being held in the National Cricket Academy, Bengaluru from October 1 to 30.

Zimbabwe and Nepal readmitted as ICC mem

Dubai: Zimbabwe and Nepal have been readmitted as ICC Members following the conclusion of the ICC Board meetings in Dubai on Monday.

Passion of Kolkata is contagious: Gurpre

Kolkata: An emotional Gurpreet Singh Sandhu went back to the days of his playing career when he was still a budding goalkeeper while heading towards the iconic Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium in Kolkata for the first training session ahead of the International 'Derby' against Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Joint Qualifier, which is scheduled for on Tuesday.

India don't need me to make a difference

Kolkata: Talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri, who has already scored 72 international goals in 112 matches believes that "India Team won't need" him to make a difference when the Blue Tigers go out against Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Kohli comes to within one point of Smith

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli has reached to within one point of top-ranked Steve Smith in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after his imperious 254 not out in the second Test against South Africa in Pune helped take a winning 2-0 lead in the three match-series.

BCCI team will have to bring back normal

Mumbai: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Monday filed his nomination paper for the post of  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and said as a team it will be a priority for him to bring back normalcy in the board.

Looking after first class cricketers wil

Mumbai: Former Indian cricket captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) chief, Sourav Ganguly, said looking after first class cricketers will be his first priority after becoming the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, media reports said.

Sourav Ganguly set to become new BCCI Pr

Mumbai: Almost 11 years after retiring from international cricket, former Indian skipper and present Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) chief, Sourav Ganguly, is set to become the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president.

Former cricketer and BJP MP Gautam Gambi

New Delhi: Ex-cricketer Gautam Gambhir, who is considered as one of the best openers to play the game for India, turned 38 on Monday.

Sourav Ganguly likely to become next BCC

Mumbai: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, under whose leadership the cricket side had reached the final of the World Cup in 2003, may become the next president of the  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), media reports said.

Dominant Medvedev tops Zverev to win ATP

Shanghai (Xinhua/UNI) Daniil Medvedev of Russia won his second Masters title of this staggering season after beating Alexander Zverev, his fellow rising star from Germany, 6-4, 6-1 here on Sunday.

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