India to host 16-team FIH Junior Men’s World Cup 2021

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday announced India as the hosts for the FIH Junior Men’s World Cup 2021. In 2018, India hosted the Senior Men’s Hockey World Cup. India won the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2016 (Courtesy- FIH) HIGHLIGHTS The competition will be played towards the end of 2021 A total […]

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Happy Birthday brother: Virat Kohli joins cricket fraternity in wishing De Villiers on his 36th birthday

As the South Africa legend AB de Villiers turned 36 on Monday, fans and players kept pouring their wishes for the Mr 360 of cricket. Former South Africa batsman Ab de Villiers (Reuters Image) HIGHLIGHTS Happy bday brother. Wish you all the happiness. See you soon: Virat Kohli tweeted Happy birthday to Mr 360 Ab […]

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Team India spinners are all very helpful guys more than willing to share their experiences: Ish Sodhi

New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi is in awe of the “crazy” skills that Indian cricketers possess and what has added to the respect he has for Virat Kohli’s side is its willingness to share the knowledge bank with anyone who cares to approach. The 27-year-old Ludhiana-born wrist spinner has been speaking to the likes of […]

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ICC T20I rankings: Virat Kohli drops to No.10 as KL Rahul remains top-ranked Indian

KL Rahul has benefitted immensely after his great performances in T20Is in the last one month or so while his skipper Virat Kohli has paid the price for having a relatively quiet New Zealand tour so far. KL Rahul (r) is currently in the form of his life while Kohli (l) is going through a […]

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Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats

Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday. Du Plessis says he wants to take a step back from captaincy to allow a new generation of leaders to develop in the side, with the 35-year-old […]

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Australia will be favourites: Steve Waugh thinks Tim Paine’s side will prevail over India in home Test series

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has picked a full-strength Tim Paine’s side to start as favourites when they take on Virat Kohli’s India in a series of 4 Tests later this year Down Under. India will travel to Australia to play a highly-anticipated 4-Test series in late 2020 (Reuters) HIGHLIGHTS Last time Australia did not […]

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La Liga: Leaders Real Madrid held to draw by late Celta Vigo strike

The draw ended a five-game winning streak in the league for Real Madrid and left them on 53 points after 24 games, one ahead of second-placed Barcelona Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring their second goal vs Celta Vigo. (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Real Madrid’s La Liga title bid took a dent after draw vs Celta […]

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Premier League: Lacazette ends goal drought as Arsenal crush Newcastle 4-0

The win moves Arsenal up to the tenth position and will give them hope they can make a late push towards European qualification for next season. Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring his side’s third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle. (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Arsenal secured their first Premier League win since New […]

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Cologne 1-4 Bayern: Three early goals see Munich go top of table

Bayern Munich returned to the top of the Bundesliga as they swept aside Cologne 4-1 on the back of three goals in the opening 12 minutes. Robert Lewandowski reached 40 goals for club and country this season.(Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Bayern Munich scored three goals in a devastating opening 12 minutes Bayern thumped Cologne 4-1 to […]

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Aston Villa 2-3 Tottenham: Son stoppage-time Spurs strike clinches win

Son Heung-min scored in stoppage time to give Tottenham a 3-2 victory at Aston Villa to boost its hopes of Champions League qualification on Sunday. Son Heung-min pounced on Bjorn Engels’ error to score a last-gasp winner. (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Tottenham Hotspur won 3-2 at Aston Villa on Sunday Spurs are a point behind fourth-placed […]

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