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18 Jan 2023

Cricket News

Women's U-19 WC: Rwanda's Henriette Ishimwe claims historic double hat-trick 

Rwanda pacer Henriette Ishimwe scripted history by recording a sensational double hat-trick in the ongoing ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup.

18 Jan 2023

Indian Cricket Team

IND vs NZ, 1st ODI: Rohit Sharma opts to bat

India are up against New Zealand in the opener of the three-match ODI series.

18 Jan 2023

Iga Swiatek

Australian Open 2023, Swiatek, Sakkari reach 3rd round: Key stats

Women's singles world number in tennis, Iga Swiatek, reached the third round of the 2023 Australian Open on Wednesday.

18 Jan 2023

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal crashes out of 2023 Australian Open: Details here

Rafael Nadal has bowed out of the 2023 Australian Open after suffering a second-round defeat by American Mackenzie McDonald.

West Indies announce 15-member squad for Zimbabwe Tests: Details here 

West Indies have announced a new-look 15-member squad for the upcoming two-match Test series versus hosts Zimbabwe.

18 Jan 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj make massive gains in ODI rankings

Former Indian captain Virat Kohli and pacer Mohammed Siraj have made massive gains in the ICC ODI rankings following their spectacular show in the recently-concluded Sri Lanka series.

17 Jan 2023

Novak Djokovic

Australian Open: Djokovic returns with a win, beats Carballes Baena

After missing the 2022 Australian Open, Serbian ace Novak Djokovic returned to the year's first Grand Slam with a dominating win.

17 Jan 2023

Alexander Zverev

Australian Open 2023: Alexander Zverev beats Juan Pablo Varillas

German star Alexander Zverev reached the second round at the Australian Open after beating lucky loser Juan Pablo Varillas in five sets.

17 Jan 2023

Sarfaraz Khan

Sarfaraz Khan smokes Ranji Trophy century days after India snub

Sarfaraz Khan mustered a brilliant century days after missing a Test call-up for the Australia series.

17 Jan 2023

Zimbabwe Cricket Team

ZIM vs IRE, 1st ODI: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI

Zimbabwe are gearing up to host Ireland in the opener of the three-match ODI series on Wednesday (January 18).

17 Jan 2023

Big Bash League

BBL: Matthew Short becomes third player to get this double 

Adelaide Strikers all-rounder Matthew Short has scripted history by becoming just the third player to smash 400 runs and take 10 wickets in a Big Bash League (BBL) season.

17 Jan 2023

Cricket News

Madison Landsman claims first hat-trick of Under-19 Women's T20 WC

South Africa all-rounder Madison Landsman recorded the maiden hat-trick of the inaugural ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup.

17 Jan 2023

Steve Smith

Steven Smith smashes his maiden Big Bash League century: Stats 

Steven Smith smoked a magnificent century against Adelaide Strikers in the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL) 2022-23.

17 Jan 2023

Andy Murray

Australian Open: Andy Murray beats Berrettini after saving match point

Three-time Grand Slam champion, Andy Murray, beat 13th seed Matteo Berrettini in the opening round of the 2023 Australian Open.

17 Jan 2023

Shreyas Iyer

Shreyas Iyer to miss NZ ODI series; Patidar replaces him

In a major blow to Team India, batter Shreyas Iyer has been ruled out of the upcoming three-match ODI series against New Zealand owing to a back injury.

17 Jan 2023

Babar Azam

Chats, videos of Babar Azam leaked online: All we know

A few videos, WhatsApp chats, and audio files claimed to be of Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam, have been leaked online.

17 Jan 2023

Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat features in 100th First-Class match: Key stats

Indian pacer Jaydev Unadkat received his 100th First-Class cap ahead of Saurashtra's match against Andhra Pradesh at the 2023 Ranji Trophy in Rajkot.

17 Jan 2023

Indian Cricket Team

IND vs NZ, 1st ODI: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI

India are gearing up to host New Zealand in the opener of the three-match ODI series on January 18.

IPL 2023: Sunil Joshi appointed PBKS spin-bowling coach

Former Indian left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi has been named the spin-bowling coach of the Punjab Kings (PBKS).

16 Jan 2023

Rishabh Pant

'My surgery was successful', Rishabh Pant shares a heartfelt note  

On Monday, Indian batter Rishabh Pant confirmed that his surgery was successful and "the road to recovery has begun".

U-19 Women's T20 WC, India register second successive win: Stats

India Women beat UAE by 122 runs to record their second consecutive win in the ongoing ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup on Monday.

16 Jan 2023

Daniil Medvedev

Australian Open 2023: Daniil Medvedev advances to second round

Russian star Daniil Medvedev beat America's Marcos Giron in the opening round at the Australian Open on Monday.

16 Jan 2023

Australian Open

Australian Open 2023, Iga Swiatek advances to second round: Stats

World number one Iga Swiatek overcame Germany's Jule Niemeier to reach the second round of women's singles at the Australian Open.

16 Jan 2023

Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav vs Yuzvendra Chahal: Decoding their stats in ODIs

Kuldeep Yadav's stocks are rising again as the left-arm wrist-spinner played a pivotal role in India's 3-0 triumph in the recently-concluded ODI series versus Sri Lanka.

16 Jan 2023

Australian Open

Australian Open 2023: Sakkari downs Yuan Yue; win for Raducanu

Sixth-seeded Maria Sakkari breezed past China's Yuan Yue in the opening round of the women's singles match at the Australian Open 2023.

16 Jan 2023

Zimbabwe Cricket Team

Zimbabwe vs Ireland, ODIs: Here is the statistical preview

After clinching the T20I leg 2-1, Zimbabwe are gearing up to host Ireland in a three-match ODI series, starting January 18.

16 Jan 2023

Indian Cricket Team

India vs New Zealand ODI series: Key player battles

After annihilating Sri Lanka 3-0, India are gearing up to host New Zealand in their next ODI assignment.

16 Jan 2023

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Australian Open 2023, Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Quentin Halys: Key stats

Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas stormed past Quentin Halys in the opening round at the Australian Open on Monday.

16 Jan 2023

Shafali Verma

Women's Under-19 T20 WC: Shafali Verma smokes fifty versus UAE

India women's team skipper Shafali Verma played another fiery knock in her side's clash against the United Arab Emirates in the inaugural ICC Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup.

16 Jan 2023

Australian Open

Australian Open 2023, Rafael Nadal through to second round: Stats

22-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal beat debutant Jack Draper in the first round of the men's singles match at the Australian Open 2023.

16 Jan 2023

Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios opts out of Australian Open with knee injury

Australian star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the Australian Open due to a knee injury.

16 Jan 2023

Meg Lanning

Meg Lanning smokes match-winning fifty on international return: Stats 

Australian women's team skipper Meg Lanning has made a remarkable return to international cricket, smashing a match-winning half-century in the first ODI versus Pakistan.

16 Jan 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli slams 46th ODI century, breaks flurry of records

Indian batter Virat Kohli scored a sublime 110-ball 166* in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Viacom18 wins Women's IPL media rights: Details here

In a major development, Viacom18 has won the Women's Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights with a winning bid of Rs. 951 crore (per match value of Rs. 7.09 crore).

16 Jan 2023

Indian Cricket Team

India vs New Zealand, ODIs: Here is the statistical preview

Team India is gearing up to host New Zealand in three ODIs, starting January 18.

16 Jan 2023

Ligue 1

Ligue 1 2022-23, Rennes stun table-toppers PSG 1-0: Key stats

Rennes captain Hamari Traore scored the only goal of the game as the hosts overcame Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in a riveting Ligue 1 2022-23 fixture.

16 Jan 2023

Barcelona

Barcelona beat Real Madrid to win Spanish Super Cup: Stats

Barcelona won their 14th Spanish Super Cup title after beating Real Madrid in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

16 Jan 2023

Indian Cricket Team

India crush Sri Lanka 3-0 in ODI series: Key takeaways 

After clinching the T20I leg 2-1, Team India thrashed Sri Lanka 3-0 in the ODI series.

16 Jan 2023

Arsenal FC

Premier League 2022-23, Chelsea beat Palace; Arsenal win: Key stats

Chelsea earned a crucial 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League 2022-23 season as Arsenal followed it up with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in a massive North London derby.

15 Jan 2023

Mohammed Siraj

IND vs SL, Mohammed Siraj takes maiden ODI four-fer: Stats

Indian seamer Mohammed Siraj ran down the Sri Lankan line-up in the third and final ODI on Sunday.