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Mithali retains top, Jhulan drops in ICC rankings

Dubai:India’s Mithali Raj maintained her position on top the women batters while Jhulan Goswami dropped a place to 4th among the bowlers in the latest One-Day International rankings released by the ICC on Saturday. Mithali retained her spot with 735 points while her compatriot Harmanpreet Kaur also stayed at 6th with 640 points.Jhulan dropped a place to fourth with 671 points in the list [Full Article...]

Kings XI Punjab beat Barbados Trident by 4-wkt

Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34-ball 46 under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a four-wicket victory over Barbados Trident in the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin half-centuries by Dilshan Munaweera (50) and Raymon Reifer (60) in their stipulated 20 overs. Punjab [Full Article...]

Lajong dominate over Langsning

SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong put up a dominant display on Saturday’s Shillong Premiere League match with a comprehensive 3-0 win over a depleted Langsning. Th. Bipin Singh provided the breakthrough in the 28th minute and Lajong held on to their one-goal lead until half time. However, the second half yielded two more goals to allow the spirited Lajong youth-comprised team a 3-0 victory. S. Kharpran [Full Article...]

Mitchell Marsh seals it for Scorchers in thrilling finish

Mohali:The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa’s Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20, here on saturday. Needing 12 off the last two deliveries, Marsh dispatched seamer Robbie Frylinck over deep mid-wicket and long-on to successfully chase down a target of 165 set [Full Article...]

Preparations for 32nd State TT C’ships on

SHILLONG:The tournament will be held from September 22-24 2014 at UTS indoor Stadium Shillong. The entries are pouring in daily in large numbers from different parts of the State. D.P. Singh Chief General Manager Telecom BSNL NE-I Circle has consented to be the chief guest on the gala opening at 3 PM on Monday Meanwhile the 2nd State ranking tournament had started from yesterday [Full Article...]

Jitu wins gold, Shweta claims bronze for India on opening day of Asiad

Incheon:New shooting sensation Jitu Rai stole the limelight by provided the first gold medal, while Shweta Chaudhry claimed a bronze as India launched their campaign in the 17th Asian Games on a rousing note with two medals on the opening day of competitions here on Saturday. But the star of the early proceedings was undoubtedly Armyman Jitu. The 27-year-old showed steely grit to get [Full Article...]

Asian Games INCHEON

Korean weightlifter sets world record INCHEON: North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol broke his own clean and jerk world record on the way to winning his country’s first gold medal of the Asian Games in Incheon on Saturday. Om, who won a gold medal at the London Olympics, raised 170 kilograms to better his old record by 1kg in the men’s 56kg class. He [Full Article...]

Sania-Cara win in Tokyo

Tokyo: Maintaining her rich vein of form in the current season, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black today bagged the women’s doubles title at the WTA Pacific Open with a 6-2 7-5 victory over Spain’s Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro on Saturday. With this win Sania and Cara have succesfully defended their Tokyo Open title, which is a [Full Article...]