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21 Jan 2021

England Cricket Team

Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The England cricket team will hope to win the Test series against Sri Lanka when the two sides face each other in the second encounter, starting Friday.

21 Jan 2021


BCCI could allow 50% crowd attendance for India-England Tests

There is some good news for Indian cricket fans as the BCCI is contemplating allowing 50% crowd attendance for the Tests against England.

21 Jan 2021

Real Madrid

Copa del Rey: Real Madrid stunned by third-tier outfit

The season has kept getting worse for Real Madrid as they suffered another telling loss.

21 Jan 2021

Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in football history: Records broken

Legend Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goal-scorer in football history with his 760th strike.

21 Jan 2021


Premier League, Manchester United edge past Fulham: Records broken

Manchester United reclaimed top spot in the Premier League after a 2-1 win over a spirited Fulham side.

IPL 2021 Auction: Complete squads, remaining purse and slots

Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021 auctions, the eight teams have named their squads besides releasing several players from the roster.

IPL 2021: Sanju Samson replaces Smith as captain of RR

Budding wicket-keeper Sanju Samson has been named as the captain of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming Indian Premier League edition.

IPL 2021 Player Retention: CSK retain Raina, Smith sacked

Following India's historic win at the Gabba, the attention shifts to the 14th edition of Indian Premier League.

20 Jan 2021


Cricket Australia highlights Team India's resilience, pens down heartfelt letter

Team India, on Tuesday, produced one of the greatest Test series victories, retaining the Border-Gavaskar series Down Under.

Bangladesh beat West Indies in first ODI: Records broken

Bangladesh beat West Indies in the first ODI on Wednesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's how India can qualify for ICC WTC final

The Indian cricket team, on Tuesday, retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a historic victory over Australia in Brisbane.

20 Jan 2021


Premier League, Fulham vs Manchester United: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Manchester United will be keen to move back atop the Premier League 2020-21 standings with a win tonight against Fulham.

20 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

Heinrich Klaasen to lead South Africa in T20Is against Pakistan

Heinrich Klaasen will be leading South Africa in the T20Is against Pakistan next month.

IPL 2021: Harbhajan Singh confirms exit from Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings (CSK), on Wednesday, released off-spinner Harbhajan Singh from the roster.

20 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli

ICC Test Rankings: Labuschagne displaces Virat Kohli, Root enters top-five

Australian top-order batsman Marnus Labuschagne has moved to number three in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

20 Jan 2021


Barcelona to appeal Lionel Messi's two-game ban for red card

Barcelona were stunned by Athletic Club 3-2 in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday and the match saw Lionel Messi receive a red card towards the end of extra-time.

Here are Australia's long-standing streaks that India ended

India won the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 with a historic victory over Australia in Brisbane.

20 Jan 2021

Chelsea FC

Premier League, Leicester go atop after beating Chelsea: Records broken

Leicester City overcame Chelsea 2-0 to go atop the Premier League 2020-21 standings.

ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios

The Indian cricket team beat Australia in the Brisbane Test to clinch the four-match series by a 2-1 margin.

'Never underestimate Team India', says Australian head coach Justin Langer

Team India won the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 with a historic victory over Australia at the Gabba on Tuesday.

India conquer Gabba, seal a historic series win: Key learnings

Heroic knocks from Rishabh Pant (89*) and Washington Sundar (22) handed India one of their greatest victories in Test cricket.

19 Jan 2021

Chelsea FC

Premier League, Leicester City vs Chelsea: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The matches are coming thick and fast in the Premier League as Leicester City face Chelsea tonight in a crunch battle.

19 Jan 2021


BCCI announces Rs. 5 crore as bonus for Team India

The Indian cricket team fought valiantly to pull off a record-breaking chase in the fourth Test match at the Gabba in Brisbane.

ICC Test Rankings: India displace Australia to go second

The Indian cricket team scripted history in Brisbane to beat Australia in the fourth Test match.

Australia vs India: Stats which defined the four-match Test series

The four-match Test series between Australia and India ended 2-1 as the latter retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

India shine in Brisbane, seal Border-Gavaskar series 2-1: Records broken

A counter-attacking inning from Rishabh Pant guided India to one of the greatest Test victories at the Gabba.

19 Jan 2021


Serie A, Zlatan scores brace as Milan win: Records broken

39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a brace to help AC Milan maintain top spot in Serie A 2020-21 season.

19 Jan 2021


Premier League, Arsenal move into top half: Records broken

Arsenal moved into the top half of the Premier League 2020-21 table after sealing a 3-0 victory against Newcastle United.

Brisbane Test: India alive in the contest despite Gill's dismissal

Budding opener Shubman Gill came close to scoring his maiden Test century in the second session on Day 5 at the Gabba.

18 Jan 2021


Nadal scripts history with 800 consecutive weeks in Top 10

Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal has now completed 800 consecutive weeks inside the Top 10 of ATP Rankings.

18 Jan 2021


Stones' brace helps Manchester City defeat Crystal Palace: Records broken

A brace by defender John Stones helped Manchester City beat Crystal Palace 4-0 in their last Premier League fixture.

Brisbane Test: Australia set India 328 before rain abandons play

Incessant rain washed away the final session on Day 4 of the ongoing Brisbane Test, after Australia gave India a 328-run target.

18 Jan 2021


Athletic Bilbao upset Barcelona to win Supercopa: Records broken

Barcelona suffered a shocking defeat to Athletic Bilbao, as they won the Spanish Supercopa on Sunday.

Steve Smith becomes Australia's eighth-highest run-scorer in Test cricket

Star batsman Steve Smith reached another special milestone in the second innings of the ongoing Brisbane Test.

All-round England beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Records broken

England beat Sri Lanka in the first Test to take a crucial 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Brisbane Test, Day 4: Australia extend lead despite Smith's dismissal

Steve Smith brought up his 31st fifty as Australia extended their lead in the second session on Day 4 of the ongoing Brisbane Test.

18 Jan 2021

Liverpool FC

Premier League, Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United: List of records broken

Champions Liverpool held Premier League 2020-21 leaders Manchester United 0-0 at Anfield in a crunch encounter.

BCCI to discuss 'bigger IPL window' in forthcoming meeting

While two new teams are set to be introduced from the IPL 2022 season onwards, the BCCI is working on ways to get a bigger window in the international calendar in order to accommodate a longer tournament.

Brisbane Test, Day 3: Records broken by Sundar and Thakur

Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur kept India's hopes alive in the ongoing Brisbane Test with a record partnership on Day 3.

17 Jan 2021

England Cricket Team

SL vs ENG: Moeen Ali cleared to join England's bubble

All-rounder Moeen Ali, on Saturday, entered England's bio-bubble after clearing two COVID-19 tests.