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  • Nadal reaches Australia Open 3rd round

    Melbourne, Jan 17 (IANS) World No.1 Rafael Nadal on Wednesday eased past Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) in the second round of the Australian Open third round.Nadal needed two hours and 38 minutes to continue his bid for his second Australian Open title following his 2009 success,...

  • India lose second Test, another Test series in South Africa

    Centurion: India's wait to win a series in South Africa will continue after Virat Kohli-led side suffered a 135-run defeat in the second Test at SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. South Africa take an unassailable 2-0 series lead in the three-match Test series, thanks to debutant Lungi...

  • ECB clears Stokes' return to England squad

    London: Controversial English all-rounder Ben Stokes will return to international cricket in February, after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday lifted his suspension.The 26-year-old was on Monday charged with affray by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after the all-rounder's...

  • Stumper Karthik to replace injured Saha for 3rd Test

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday named Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for injured Wriddhiman Saha for the third cricket Test against South Africa.Karthik is expected to join the team ahead of the final Test at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg."The All-India...

  • Game is still in balance, says Bumrah

    Centurion: India pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday said the game is still in balance and his team will look to create pressure on the fourth day of the second Test match against South Africa.He said the main focus was to create pressure on the hosts' batsmen."The game is still in balance. We will look...

  • S. Africa reach 90/2 after Kohli lifts India to 307 on Day 3

    Centurion, Jan 15 (IANS) South Africa reached 90/2 in their second innings after bowling out India's first outing for 307 runs on the third day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Monday.AB de Villiers (50) and Dean Elgar (36) were at the crease for South Africa, who have a...

  • Centurion Test: South Africa take 88-run lead over India at tea on

    Centurion: South Africa scored 60/2 in their second innings, taking an 88-run lead over India, at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Monday.Dean Elgar (23) and AB de Villiers (33) were at the crease when umpires called for the break.After bowling India...

  • Australian Open: Dimitrov gets going with easy 1st round victory

    Melbourne: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov opened his bid for a first Grand Slam title with a comfortable 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 win over Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak in the first round of the men's singles category at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Monday.World No.3 Dimitrov needed one hour...

  • India bowl out South Africa for 335

    Centurion: India bowled out South Africa for 335 in their first innings before reaching 4/0 till lunch on the second day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.Captain Faf du Plessis (63) registered his 17th fifty in Test cricket as South Africa added 66 runs to their...

  • Nadal wants to start afresh at 2018 Australian Open

    Melbourne, Jan 13 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has said the bitter disappointment of last year's narrow five-set loss to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final will not give him any extra motivation for this year's opening Grand Slam."It is impossible to be more motivated than last...

  • India all set for ICC U19 World Cup opener vs OZ

    Tauranga (New Zealand): The second day of the ICC Under-19 World Cup will witness the much-anticipated battle between three-time champions India and Australia in their Group B opener at Mount Maunganui here on Sunday.They are the two most successful teams in U-19 World Cup history, having each won...

  • Root, Gayle, Stokes among star attractions in IPL auction

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) England's Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Eoin Morgan and West Indian power-hitter Chris Gayle are among the 1,122 players, who have registered for the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction set to be held on January 27 and 28 in Bengaluru, the Board of Control for Cricket in...