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West Garo Hills beat All Jaintia Cricket Association

SHILLONG: In the Inter District Under -19 age category Cricket Tournament organized by Meghalaya Cricket Association, West Garo Hills registered an easy win over All Jaintia Cricket Association and virtually assured a place in the semi-finals line up. Winning the toss, West Garo put in All Jaintia to bat first.  The latter could manage 125 runs in 31.2 overs, with Dauru Lato top scoring [Full Article...]

First Test set to be rescheduled

Melbourne:  The first cricket Test between India and Australia is all set to be rescheduled as three of the senior cricketers in Shane Watson, David Warner and Brad Haddin are amongst those who have already said that they are not in perfect state of mind to return to competitive cricket. According to a report in ‘The Australian’, the first Test scheduled to start at [Full Article...]

Delhi Dynamos thump Mumbai City FC 4-1 in ISL

New Delhi: Skipper Hans Mulder scored a breathtaking goal, before Mads Junker, Gustavo Santos and Manish Bhargav added to the tally to propel Delhi Dynamos to a crushing 4-1 win over Mumbai City FC in an Indian Super League match here on Friday. With back-to-back wins, the Dynamos kept themselves in contention for a last four berth with 13 points from 11 games, which [Full Article...]

Indian Aces beat Singapore Slammers

Manila: Indian Aces sailed past Singapore Slammers 26-16 in the inaugural match of the much talked about International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here on Friday. The evening started with mixed-doubles tie of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza (Aces), who were up against the Slammers pairing of Bruno Soares and Daniela Hantuchova. After being broken early, Soares and Hantuchova broke back but the clever shot-making [Full Article...]

14-year-old Chinese sends Advani packing, enters final

Bengaluru: China’s 14-year-old Yan Bingtao on Friday scripted a sensational upset when he sent Indian ace Pankaj Advani packing with a 6-4 victory in the quarter-finals before winning his semi-final game at the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship. Bingtao will face Pakistan’s Mohammed Sajjad in the summit clash. While Bingtao beat Kristanut Lertsattayathorn of Thailand by 7-5 frames, Sajjad easily got past Zhao Xintong [Full Article...]

Sindhu, Prannoy enter Macau Open semis

Macau: Defending champion P V Sindhu and fellow Indian H S Prannoy marched into the semifinals of the women’s and men’s singles respectively at the USD 120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold here on Friday. World No. 11 Sindhu prevailed over the fifth seed Han Li of China 21-17 19-21 21-16 in a match that lasted over an hour at the Tap Seac Multisport [Full Article...]

McCullum mauls Pakistan after Craig’s best

Sharjah: Opener Brendon McCullum smashed the fastest century by a New Zealand batsman to give his team an upper hand in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah, here on Friday. The Kiwi skipper completed his tenth hundred off 78 balls and went on to reach 145-ball 153 when bad light ended play seven overs earlier with New Zealand 249-1, a strong [Full Article...]

EKH win a close match against WGH

SHILLONG: East Khasi Hills won a close encounter against West Garo Hills in Yesterday’s Inter District Cricket Tournament in Under-19 age category. Winning the toss East Khasi Hills deciding to bat first set a challenging target of 145 runs all out scored in 35 overs. Kynpham Shylla scored 41 runs and Michael Makdoh piled 24 runs for East Khasi Hills while Grimsal Sangma and [Full Article...]