Sports

Vidarbha, the new powerhouse of domestic cricket

Mumbai, Delhi, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are the teams which have always dominated the domestic cricket circuit. However, Vidarbha -- one of the lower rated teams not too long ago -- has changed people's assumptions and has done the unexpected.

National Championship: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu to clinch second successive title

Saina Nehwal beat PV Sindhu in straight games in the marquee clash of the tournament to retain her women's singles crown at the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals on Saturday.

Pulwama terror attack: Cricket Club of India 'covers' Imran Khan portrait on its restaurant wall

The prestigious Cricket Club of India (CCI) Saturday covered a portrait of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in a unique way of protest against the dastardly terror attack on CRPF convoy in Kashmir's Pulwama.

Kusal Perera takes Sri Lanka to sensational win in South Africa

Kusal Perera carried Sri Lanka to a sensational one-wicket win on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Saturday as he hit a career-best 153 not out.

Vidarbha retain Irani Cup, players donate prize money for martyrs' families

A clinical Ranji champions Vidarbha reasserted their supremacy in domestic arena, beating a star-studded Rest of India to retain the Irani Cup, making it back-to-back seasons of double delight.

Kohli postpones Indian Sports Honours awards as mark of respect for Pulwama attack martyrs

The Virat Kohli Foundation announced on Saturday that the India skipper has decided to postpone the RP-SG Indian Sports Honours in honour of the 49 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers who were martyred in a terrorist attack in Kashmir recently.

Sehwag offers to take care of education of Pulwama terror attack martyrs' children

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag on Saturday offered to bear the educational expenses of children of all the CRPF personnel martyred in the dastardly terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah return; Mayank Markande gets T20I call-up

Hours after his exploits helped India A win the second unofficial Test against England Lions by an innings and 68 runs, rookie leg-spinner Mayank Markande was on Friday picked for the two-T20I series against Australia even as skipper Virat Kohli returned to lead the side following a break.

Want to give Pant a few ODIs before finalising World Cup squad: MSK Prasad

The BCCI's selection committee chairman MSK Prasad on Friday backed wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant's call-up to the ODI squad for the five-match rubber against Australia, saying the team management wanted to try the southpaw in the remaining few international games before taking a final call on the squad for the ICC World Cup in England and Wales.

Karnewar's ambidextrous action grabs many eyeballs

Vidarbha's Akshay Karnewar, who is playing the Irani Cup match against Rest Of India (RoI), has taken everyone by surprise after bowling using both his hands. The unorthodox ambidextrous action might be new for many people but Karnewar has been bowling in such a way since he was 16.

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