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13 Mar 2021

Chelsea FC

Premier League, Leeds United hold Chelsea: Records broken

Leeds United and Chelsea played out a 0-0 draw in the Premier League.

13 Mar 2021

UEFA Champions League

Decoding Barcelona's 2020-21 season in numbers

FC Barcelona will be aiming to get hold of a trophy under manager Ronald Koeman in his debut season.

IPL 2021: Records Rohit Sharma can break

In 2020, Mumbai Indians scripted history by becoming the only franchise with five Indian Premier League titles.

Unique records scripted in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2020-21 season

The 2020-21 edition of the Vijay Hazare Trophy has produced some sparkling cricket throughout the tournament.

Mohammed Siraj turns 27: A look at his journey

Indian pace spearhead Mohammed Siraj has become a household name since the 2020/21 Australian tour.

13 Mar 2021

England Cricket Team

Decoding Eoin Morgan's captaincy record in T20Is

Eoin Morgan was superb once again as he led England to a stupendous eight-wicket victory against India in the first T20I on Friday.

India vs England: Reasons why India lost the 1st T20I

Team India lost the opening game of five-match T20I series to England on Friday at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings appoint Damien Wright as bowling coach

Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Punjab Kings have appointed Damien Wright as the bowling coach ahead of the 2021 season.

West Indies thrash Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI: Records broken

An incredible hundred by Evin Lewis powered West Indies to victory in the 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.

England thrash India in first T20I: List of records broken

England thrashed India in the first T20I on Friday in Ahmedabad to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

India vs England, 1st T20I: Hosts set 125-run target

England got the perfect start against India after electing to bowl first in the first T20I in Ahmedabad.

12 Mar 2021

Virat Kohli

India vs England, 1st T20I: England elect to field

England have won the toss and elected to field in the first T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

3rd ODI, SA Women beat India Women (D/L): Records broken

An incredible knock by Lizelle Lee helped South Africa Women beat the Indian women's team in the 3rd ODI.

12 Mar 2021

Indian Super League

Star footballer Sunil Chhetri tests positive for COVID-19: Details

Indian football team captain and star striker Sunil Chhetri on Thursday said that he has tested COVID-19 positive, a development that is set to rule him out of the international friendly against Oman on March 25 in Dubai.

12 Mar 2021


Racing Team India set to compete in 24-hour Le Mans

Racing Team India is set to compete at Le Mans (24 hours), later this year.

12 Mar 2021


Roger Federer withdraws from Dubai Championships after exit in Qatar

Swiss maestro Roger Federer has pulled out of the upcoming ATP 500 event in Dubai in order to extend his training.

12 Mar 2021


Formula 1: Ferrari launch new SF21 car

Ferrari have unveiled their new car for the 2021 season as they hope to revive the fortunes after suffering their worst season in 40 years in 2020.

12 Mar 2021


Europa League, Tottenham excel at home against Zagreb: Records broken

Harry Kane inspired Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in their Europa League round of 16 first leg encounter.

Mithali Raj becomes first Indian batswoman with 10,000 international runs

India Women's ODI captain Mithali Raj has become the first Indian batswoman to complete 10,000 runs in international cricket.

12 Mar 2021

Virat Kohli

India vs England: Rahul, Rohit to open, confirms Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli, on Thursday, confirmed that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul will open in the opening T20I against England.

12 Mar 2021


Europa League, Arsenal gain crucial away win: Records broken

Arsenal sealed a crucial away win against Olympiakos in their Europa League round of 16 first leg clash.

12 Mar 2021


Europa League, Manchester United held by AC Milan: Records broken

Manchester United failed to get the job done against AC Milan in their Europa League round of 16 first leg clash at Old Trafford.

Kraigg Brathwaite replaces Jason Holder as West Indies Test captain

Opener Kraigg Brathwaite has been named the new Test captain of West Indies ahead of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka.

Hashmatullah Shahidi becomes first Afghanistan player to hit Test double-hundred

Middle-order batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi has become the first player from Afghanistan to hit a double-century in Test Cricket.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi's record-breaking ton propels Mumbai to final

After helping Mumbai win the quarter-final, skipper Prithvi Shaw has scored another hundred in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy.

11 Mar 2021

Liverpool FC

Premier League: Key statistics which showcase Liverpool's collapse

Champions Liverpool lost 1-0 against Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday, marking their sixth successive defeat at Anfield in the ongoing campaign.

India vs England, 1st T20I: Preview, Dream11 prediction and stats

India and England are all set to meet each other in the first T20I on Friday.

India vs England: Chakravarthy fails fitness test, will miss T20Is

Ahead of the T20I series against England, leg-spinner spinner Varun Chakravarthy has yet again failed to clear the fitness test.

11 Mar 2021


Premier League, Manchester City thump Southampton: List of records broken

Manchester City returned to winning ways in style with a thumping 5-2 win over Southampton in the Premier League.

Brand value of Indian Premier League slips amid COVID-19 pandemic

In a huge development, the brand value of Indian Premier League (IPL) has slipped for the first time since its inception.

1st ODI, Hope's ton helps WI beat SL: Records broken

An astounding ton by Shai Hope helped West Indies beat Sri Lanka in the first ODI at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.

11 Mar 2021

UEFA Champions League

Liverpool beat Leipzig, enter Champions League quarter-finals: Records broken

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane helped Liverpool beat Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday.

11 Mar 2021

UEFA Champions League

PSG through to UCL's quarters at Barca's expense: Records broken

Paris Saint-Germain saw off a spirited Barcelona side to make it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2020-21 season.

ICC Test Rankings: Rishabh Pant achieves career-best seventh position

Team India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has rose to seventh in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen after a productive series against England.

10 Mar 2021

Virat Kohli

India vs England, T20Is: Records Virat Kohli can script

After winning the four-Test series 3-1, Team India will be hoping to continue in the same vein during the upcoming five-match T20I series.

IPL 2021: Dhoni returns as CSK begin training at nets

The Indian Premier League 2021 season will kick off from April 9 and Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni returned to the nets as the three-time champions began the training sessions at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Australia looking to reschedule South Africa tour: Details here

Cricket Australia will look to reschedule its postponed tour of South Africa as soon as possible.

ICC Women's T20I Rankings: Shafali Verma rises to second spot

Indian women's cricket team batswoman Shafali Verma moved up a place to second in the ICC T20I Rankings for Women.

10 Mar 2021

UEFA Champions League

Borussia Dortmund through to quarters in Champions League: Records broken

Sevilla fought back from two goals down to equalize against Borussia Dortmund but that wasn't enough as the German side reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.