Asia Cup: India eyeing perfect start to Super-4 stage

Dubai, Sep 20 : An upbeat India will be eyeing another convincing victory over Bangladesh in their first game of the Super four round of the 2018 Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Friday. After a lacklusture show against minnows Hong Kong, the defending champions led by stand-in captain Rohit Sharma, […]

Kohli, Mirabai named for Khel Ratna

New Delhi, Sep 20 : The Sports Ministry on Thursday approved the names of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna — ard, which will be given away by President Ram Nath Kovind at a specially organised function at the […]

Hardik, Axar & Shardul ruled out of Asia Cup

Mumbai, Sep 20 : Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur have been ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 owing to injuries, the BCCI announced on Thursday. BCCI’s senior selection sommittee has now replaced the trio by Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja and Siddharth Kaul, who will be joining the team in Dubai on […]

Rohit praises bowlers after win over Pakistan

Dubai, Sep 20 : Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma praised his bowlers after India thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to […]

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

Dubai, Sep 19 : A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict […]

Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

[Dubai ; India’s Dinesh Karthik plays a shot during the one day international cricket match of Asia Cup between India and Pakistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. /PTI] Dubai, Sep 19 : Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian […]