Cricket World Cup warm-up match | Starc steals the show with a hat-trick in rain-hit match against Netherlands

Pinned down: Starc successfully appeals against O’Dowd for lbw. | Photo Credit: AP The smile was back and so were the searing yorkers and the intensity. Mitchell Starc warmed up for the World Cup with a hat-trick but rain had the final say as the warm-up match between Australia and Netherlands was abandoned. Chasing 167 to … Read more

Cricket World Cup preview | With a potent bowling unit and a brittle batting line-up, Sri Lanka has its task cut out

Lahiru Kumara of Sri Lanka celebrates the wicket of Tanzid Hasan of Bangladesh during the Bangladesh and Sri Lanka warm-up match. | Photo Credit: Getty Images Sri Lanka saw both sides of the spectrum during its recent 13-match winning streak in ODIs. It dismissed the opposition in 14 consecutive matches but its batting collapses were … Read more

Australia’s Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc star in rain-hit World Cup warm-up game | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Australian batsman Steve Smith showcased his prowess by scoring a half-century in a rain-affected warm-up match held in Thiruvananthapuram on a Saturday. However, it was the fiery pacer Mitchell Starc who stole the spotlight, claiming a remarkable hat-trick that dismantled the Netherlands‘ top-order batting lineup ahead of the 50-overs World Cup.The game was … Read more

Asian Games: After pistols and rifles, Indian racquets fire in Hangzhou | Asian Games 2023 News

HANGZHOU: The ammunition depot of India’s Asian Games contingent shifted from shooting to racquet sports on Saturday when ‘comebacks’ became the underlying theme of two gold medals and some stellar wins amplified the roar towards the podium.A gold medal each in tennis and squash headlined India’s performance in racquet sports, while the Mukherjees, Ayhika and … Read more

Asian Games: India pip Pakistan to clinch squash gold; record biggest-ever win over arch-rivals in hockey | Asian Games 2023 News

NEW DELHI: A nerve-wracking gold medal win in men’s squash event was followed by a brutal, one-sided thrashing on the hockey field as India bossed neighbouring Pakistan, twice on Day 7 of the Hangzhou Asian Games.After the men’s squash team registered an epic 2-1 win in the final to clinch the Asiad gold after 8 … Read more

Hangzhou Asian Games: Full India schedule on October 1; live updates, live streaming details | Asian Games 2023 News

NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s badminton team is poised for a historic opportunity as they prepare to face China in the gold medal match. Meanwhile, India can secure medals in various athletics events scheduled for Sunday.Follow’s live blog to catch all the action and live updates straight away from Hangzhou.Following is India’s Day 8 … Read more

Asian Games: Harmanpreet hits four as India record biggest-ever win over Pakistan in hockey | Asian Games 2023 News

NEW DELHI: Skipper Harmanpreet Singh showcased his scoring prowess, finding the back of the net on four occasions as India hammered Pakistan 10-2 in a one-sided Pool A match at the Asian Games in Hangzhou on Saturday. The win marked India’s biggest-ever triumph over the arch-rivals and secured them a spot in the semifinals of … Read more

Indian men one win away from first-ever team badminton gold at Asian Games | Asian Games 2023 News

NEW DELHI: Kidambi Srikanth staged a remarkable rally, clinching a thrilling victory in a tense decider as India kept their dream of securing a historic gold medal at the Asian Games alive.The Indian team advanced to the men’s team championships final with a hard-fought 3-2 triumph over South Korea in Hangzhou on Saturday, marking India’s … Read more