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England vs Pakistan: Records broken by Crawley and Buttler

England batsmen Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler smashed plenty of records on Day 2 of the third Test against Pakistan.

ICC Hall of Fame: Kallis, Sthalekar and Zaheer Abbas inducted

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Sunday, inducted three veterans into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during a ceremony that was telecast around the world via ICC's digital channels.

23 Aug 2020

Virat Kohli

Sunil Gavaskar labels Virat Kohli's Test side as 'best ever'

Little Master Sunil Gavaskar has termed the incumbent Test side under Virat Kohli as India's "best ever".

CPL 2020, Day-4: Guyana Amazon Warriors, St Lucia seal wins

Guyana Amazon Warriors and St Lucia Zouks registered victories on Day 4 of the ongoing Caribbean Premier League.

England vs Pakistan, third Test: Key moments of Day 2

Hosts England completely outplayed Pakistan throughout the second day of the ongoing final Test at the Ageas Bowl.

22 Aug 2020

UEFA Champions League

Champions League final, PSG vs Bayern Munich: Preview and stats

The UEFA Champions League has come down to its business end as Paris Saint-Germain are set to take on Bayern Munich in the final on Sunday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why Delhi Capitals could win maiden IPL title

The thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League will be in full swing from September 19, this time in the United Arab Emirates.

India set to host England in February, Sourav Ganguly confirms

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed that India will fulfill the Future Tours Programme commitments by hosting England in February 2021.

22 Aug 2020


Dhoni shows his humble side, gives away his business-class seat

Chennai Super Kings Director K George John, on Friday, revealed how skipper MS Dhoni gave his business class seat to him as the entire contingent traveled to Dubai.

22 Aug 2020


UEFA Europa League 2019/20: Season in numbers

Sevilla FC beat Inter Milan 3-2 in a thrilling final on Friday to secure their sixth Europa League title.

England vs Pakistan, third Test: Key moments of Day 1

England dominated Day 1 of the final Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl.

Rashid Khan completes 300 wickets in T20 cricket: Records broken

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, on Thursday, became the fastest and youngest player to take 300 T20 wickets.

IPL 2020: Lasith Malinga set to miss the first half

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to miss the first half of the 2020 IPL for Mumbai Indians due to personal reasons.

Australian all-rounder Cameron White announces retirement from professional cricket

Australian all-rounder Cameron White announced retirement from all forms of professional cricket on Friday.

21 Aug 2020


US Open 2020: Everything you need to know

The Grand Slam season is all set to make a comeback with the impending US Open edition.

CPL 2020, Day 3: St Lucia, TKR claim wins

Day three of the ongoing Caribbean Premier League saw Barbados Tridents locking horns with St Lucia Zouks and Jamaica Tallawahs facing Trinbago Knight Riders later on.

IPL-bound players from England, Australia might play the tournament openers

As per new reports, the IPL-bound players from England and Australia will not be required to undergo a six-day quarantine upon reaching UAE, for competing in the Indian Premier League.

England vs Pakistan: Revised start time for third Test

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Thursday, informed that the day's play could start at 10:30 AM, for the final Test between England and Pakistan at Southampton.

20 Aug 2020

Liverpool FC

Premier League announces fixtures for 2020/21 season: Details here

Premier League, on Thursday, announced the fixtures for the upcoming season (2020/21).

England vs Pakistan, third Test: Preview, Dream11 and more

Following a rain-curtailed second Test, both England and Pakistan will lock horns in the final Test, starting August 21.

20 Aug 2020

UEFA Champions League

Champions League, Bayern Munich beat Lyon in semi-final: Records broken

Twin strikes from Serge Gnabry, in the first half, helped Bayern Munich breeze past Lyon in the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday.

19 Aug 2020


Who is Barcelona's new manager, Ronald Koeman?

Spanish club Barcelona have named Ronald Koeman as the club's new manager.

BCCI might host a farewell match for MS Dhoni: Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is willing to host a farewell match for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

CPL 2020, Day 1: TKR , Barbados Tridents seal victories

A number of marquee players returned to action as the eighth edition of the Caribbean Premier League kicked off on August 18.

Dream11 might need to revisit IPL bid for 2021 season

The fantasy gaming platform Dream11, on Tuesday, bagged the title sponsorship rights of 2020 IPL for Rs. 222 crore.

19 Aug 2020

UEFA Champions League

PSG beat Leipzig 3-0 in Champions League semi-final: Records broken

A formidable display by Angel Di Maria and Neymar helped Paris Saint-Germain beat RB Leipzig 3-0 in the first semi-final of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.

ICC Test Rankings: Broad rises to the second spot

England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson have advanced in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers.

Pace spearhead Ishant Sharma nominated for prestigious Arjuna Award

Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is among 29 athletes who have been recommended for this year's Arjuna award by the National Sports Awards selection committee.

Delhi Capitals sign Anrich Nortje as replacement for Chris Woakes

Delhi Capitals have signed fast bowler Anrich Nortje as a replacement for Chris Woakes ahead of 2020 Indian Premier League.

18 Aug 2020

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma among four athletes recommended for Khel Ratna Award

Indian opener Rohit Sharma is among the four athletes who have been recommended for India's highest sporting honor, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Dream11 wins IPL 2020 title sponsorship for Rs. 222 crore

The fantasy gaming platform Dream11 has bagged the title sponsorship rights of IPL 2020 for Rs. 222 crore.

18 Aug 2020


Inter Milan beat Shakhtar in Europa League semi-final: Records broken

Inter Milan drubbed Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 in the second semi-final of Europa League on Monday at Dusseldorf.

Dhoni could now spend more time with Indian Army: Reports

Former Indian captain MS Dhoni, on Saturday, announced his retirement from international cricket.

17 Aug 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Suresh Raina reveals why he announced retirement along with Dhoni

One of India's greatest captains MS Dhoni announced retirement from international cricket on Saturday.

17 Aug 2020

Indian Cricket Team

'A privilege to have worked with Dhoni', says Gary Kirsten

In 2011, the eminent collaboration of ex-Indian captain MS Dhoni and coach Gary Kirsten ended Team India's 28-year-old quest for a World Cup trophy.

17 Aug 2020


Kentucky event: America's Jennifer Brady wins her maiden WTA title

America's Jennifer Brady clinched her first WTA title, defeating Swiss left-handed player Jil Teichmann 6-3, 6-4 in the Top Seed Open final on Sunday.

17 Aug 2020


Europa League, Sevilla beat Manchester United in semi-final: Records broken

On Sunday, Sevilla FC trounced Manchester United 2-1 to book a berth in the final of the Europa League 2019-20.

17 Aug 2020

UEFA Champions League

Transfer news: Manchester City aim to sign Lionel Messi

As per reports, Manchester City are in pole position to sign Lionel Messi if he decides to quit Barcelona following the club's humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich in Champions League.

16 Aug 2020


Kevin De Bruyne named Premier League Player of the Season

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has won the Premier League Player of the Season award for the 2019/20 campaign.

16 Aug 2020


Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan passes away at 73

In an unfortunate development, former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan has passed away at the age of 73.