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Australia beat WI to win Caribbean tri-series

  Australia defeated West Indies by 58-runs in the final to lift the Caribbean tri-series cup on Monday. Wicketkeeper Wade struck an unbeaten 57 off 52 balls to push Australia to a competitive total of 270-9. Josh Hazlewood claimed 5 wickets for 50 as the hosts were bowled out for[Read More…]

This is not for me, says Messi on retiring

Calling it a “difficult moment”, Lionel Messi has decided to hang his boots after Argentina lost 4-2 to Chile on penalties in the Copa America finals. Messi, incidentally, missed his penalty costing Argentina dearly in the shootout. “I thought about it in the locker room and think national team career[Read More…]

Ronaldo magic shows up against Croatia

Ronaldo made history as the first player to score in four European Championships with a double in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Hungary. The result saw Portugal just squeeze through behind Iceland and Hungary in third-place in Group F. The Real Madrid star has more records in his sights as[Read More…]

Anil Kumble is the new Indian cricket team coach

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the appointment of former captain Anil Kumble as the 11th coach for the India cricket team for one year. The appointment of bowling, batting and assistant coaches will follow, board president Anurag Thakur said. His first assignment will[Read More…]

Anurag Thakur elected BCCI president

The 34th president of the Board, Anurag Thakur who donned the mantle on Sunday at a Special General body Meeting summoned after the previous president Shashank Manohar quit to focus on the ICC, has a particularly harrowing time ahead of him. The Supreme Court hearing objections to the recommendations of[Read More…]

Sanjay Bangar named head coach for Zimbabwe tour

Former India all-rounder Sanjay Bangar was on Thursday appointed national head coach for the limited overs tour of Zimbabwe, starting June 11 while ex-domestic cricketer Abhay Sharma was named fielding coach. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also announced that former cricketer Koka Ramesh will tour with[Read More…]

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB to lift IPL 2016 trophy

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) bowlers put up an incredible performance to ruin Virat Kohli’s fairytale season beating Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 8 runs in a high-octane summit clash walking away with their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy, in Bengaluru on 29 May. In a battle between IPL’s best batting[Read More…]

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