Sports

India will win World Cup, predicts the great Dravid

Former captain Rahul Dravid is confident that the Indian team under Virat Kohli will "peak during next few months" as they go into the World Cup in England as one of the tournament favourites.

Government announces Rs 214.20 crore hike in sports budget

The government on Friday hiked the sports budget by Rs 214.20 crore for the financial year 2019-2020, which also includes an increase of Rs 55 crore in funds for the Sports Authority of India (SAI).

Davis Cup: We failed to take our chances, says Bhupathi

Not ruling themselves out even after falling behind 0-2, captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Friday said India paid the price for not making the most of the opportunities in their first singles rubber against former champions Italy in the Davis Cup World Group qualifier tie here on Friday.

200 is just a number for Mithali

Back in 1999, 16-year-old school girl Mithali Raj was simply happy wearing the India colours for the first time and not much changed even after two decades as the coveted milestone of 200 ODIs "is just a number" for the 36-year-old legend.

Mithali Raj becomes first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs

India captain Mithali Raj on Friday became the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs, adding another achievement to her illustrious career.

Team India very well behaved, ICC salutes Virat Army despite Pandya bloomer

International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson on Thursday described Indian captain Virat Kohli as a great ambassador for the game and the Indian team a "well-behaved" one after queries came his way on Hardik Pandya's sexist comments on a TV show.

Mary Kom's sensational statement, blames coaches for doping

Celebrated Indian boxer MC Mary Kom Thursday said some coaches are to be blamed for the ever-prevalent doping menace in the country as they lead the athletes the "wrong way".

I am king of swing, Boult warns India

New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult Thursday said he is a different bowler in conditions aiding swing bowling after destroying India with an incisive five-wicket haul in the fourth ODI.

Rohit scores ZERO as he hits '200', shames batsmen

Stand-in captain Rohit Sharma described India's batting performance as "one of the worst in a long time" after the visitors were shot out for their seventh lowest ODI total in a shocking eight-wicket loss to New Zealand in the fourth one-dayer on Thursday.

Loss in fourth ODI is a reality check for us: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Outplayed in the fourth cricket one-dayer, Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Thursday said the eight-wicket loss to New Zealand is a "reality check" for the team ahead of the remainder of the series.

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