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IPL 2021: Ashwin gets into heated argument with Southee and Morgan
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Tim Southee were involved in a heated argument during their IPL 2021 game at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Bowlers, Pandya power Mumbai to six-wicket win over Punjab
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) A clinical show by bowlers along with an unbeaten 40 from Hardik Pandya helped Mumbai Indians seal a six-wicket win over Punjab Kings at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday. This is Mumbai's first win in the UAE leg of the tournament and places the defending champions at fifth place in the points table, thereby keeping their playoffs hopes alive.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Lyca Group chairman takes over Jaffna LPL franchise
Colombo, Sep 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka-born British millionaire Allirajah Subaskaran has become the new owner of Jaffna Stallions, the defending champions of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 cricket tournament for its second season starting December 4.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Venkatesh Iyer happy to make with the ball too
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Venkatesh Iyer has been one of the star performers with the bat in the UAE leg of the IPL 2021, making an immediate impact on his debut with an unbeaten 41 against Royal Challengers Bangalore a few days back. The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener scored his maiden IPL fifty in the next match against Mumbai Indians. Iyer has scored 126 runs in four innings so far in IPL 2021.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Tiwary and Pandya seal six-wicket win for Mumbai over Punjab
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) Saurabh Tiwary and Hardik Pandya played gutsy knocks to help Mumbai Indians seal a six-wicket win over Punjab Kings at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday. This is Mumbais first win in the UAE leg of the tournament and places the defending champions at fifth place in the points table, thereby keeping their playoffs hopes alive.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Morgan credits coach McCullum for KKR's revival
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan gave credit to coach Brendon McCullum for inculcating the right ethos and mindset among the players that has helped them keep their nerves in difficult conditions and register a three-wicket win against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. The win kept alive KKr's chances of reaching the knockout stage.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Last two IPL 2021 league games to be played concurrently: BCCI
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced that the last two matches of IPL 2021 league phase will be played concurrently.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Guangzhou FC terminate contract with coach Cannavaro
Guangzhou (China), Sep 28 (IANS) Guangzhou FC has terminated their contract with Italtian coach Fabio Cannavaro, the club announced on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Maanav cruises into second round in AITA men's event
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) Maanav Jain of Karnataka breezed past Vineeth Mutyala of Telangana in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 in the AITA Men's Tennis Championship here at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Associaiotn (KSLTA) on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
IPL 2021: Clinical Mumbai bowlers restrict Punjab to 135/6
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians put up a clinical show with the ball to restrict Punjab Kings to 135/6 in 20 overs at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Match 42 of IPL 2021 here on Tuesday. For Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah and Kieron Pollard took two wickets each while Krunal Pandya and Rahul Chahar had one scalp each.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Indian women lose to South Korea 69-107 in Asia Cup basketball
Amman (Jordan), Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian women's basketball team came up with an improved performance but still went down to South Korea 69-107 in a Divison A match of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup here on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Jordan,Sports,Other Sports
UEFA to appeal to punish Barca, Real Madrid and Juventus
London, Sep 28 (IANS) UEFA, the European football's governing body, confirmed on Tuesday that it will appeal to a higher court after their legal action against Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus was suspended.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Pitch Invader Jarvo charged with trespass, to appear in court on Oct 12
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Daniel Jarvis, better known as Jarvo 69, has been charged with aggravated trespass after invading the pitch during the fourth Test between England and India at The Oval. Jarvis, wearing an India Test jersey, invaded the pitch thrice in three different venues during the Test series between England and India.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Senior men's team reaches Maldives for SAAF Championships
Male (Maldives), Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian men's senior national team landed safely in the Maldives on Tuesday for the upcoming South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship which kicks off here on October 1.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Narine, Rana help KKR prevail over Delhi, move to 10 points (Ld)
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Struggling at 96/5 on a very slow surface at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, it looked like Kolkata Knight Riders would make heavy weather of the small target of 128 runs against Delhi Capitals in the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 on Tuesday. But a couple of big shots by spinner Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana helped them to a three wickets win. KKR moved to 10 points from 11 matches and maintained their chances of reaching the knockout stage.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Appointing Dhoni as mentor is not to undermine anybody: BCCI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) After about one year of retirement from international cricket from all formats of the game, MS Dhoni will once again be seen wearing the Indian blue jersey next month. However, with a different role.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
KKR beat Delhi by seven wickets in low-scoring match
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Lusty hitting late in the innings by spinner Sunil Narine and Nitish Rana helped Kolkata Knight Riders overcome Delhi Capitals by three wickets in a low-scoring encounter in the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Mumbai win toss and elect to bowl first against Punjab
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl first against Punjab Kings in Match 42 of IPL 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Moeen was more than his stats and did everything with team in mind: Hussain
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain said that all-rounder Moeen Ali was more that his stats reflected in Test cricket. He also said that Ali did every role given to him keeping the team in mind, including batting from first to ninth position in Tests.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ali's decision to retire from Test cricket leaves a hole in England team: Hussain
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes that all-rounder Moeen Alis decision to retire from Test cricket leaves a hole in England team. He added that he was not surprised at the timing of the announcement and reminded of sacrifices modern cricketers make for playing cricket in all three formats.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Disciplined Kolkata bowlers restrict Delhi to 127/9 (ld)
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Delhi Capitals kept losing wickets at regular intervals against some disciplined bowling by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on a sluggish pitch in scorching conditions and were restricted to 127/9 in an afternoon encounter in the IPL 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Get well soon: Cricketers pour in tweets for Inzamam-ul-Haq's recovery after heart attack
Lahore, Sep 28 (IANS) Cricketers are pouring in tweets wishing for former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haqs recovery after he suffered a heart attack. Inzamam had suffered a heart attack late on Monday and was rushed to the hospital, where he underwent angioplasty and was discharged later.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Neither Kumble wants to return, nor BCCI interested now; source
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is now in search of a foreign coach as the idea of bringing Anil Kumble back didn't impress most of the board members, sources said.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ministry to focus on sports science, performance management for success at 2024, 2028 Olympics
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) With India achieving their best-ever performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the Sports Ministry has started planning for better performance at the 2024 and 2028 Olympics and has restructured its workforce with a focus on sports science and performance management.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IPL 2021: Disciplined Kolkata bowlers keep Delhi to 127/9
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders put up a disciplined bowling show on a sluggish pitch to keep Delhi Capitals to 127/9 in 20 overs at Sharjah on Tuesday. For Delhi, captain Rishabh Pant top-scored with 39 while Steve Smith, playing his first match of the UAE leg, too had the same score.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Injured Haynes ruled out of remainder of India series
Gold Coast, Sep 28 (IANS) Australia's vice-captain Rachael Haynes has been ruled out of the remainder of the multi-format series against India due to a hamstring injury. Rachael had suffered a right hamstring injury while fielding during the third ODI against India in Mackay on Sunday, forcing her to go off the field.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sheffield Shield match postponed due to COVID-19 scare in Queensland
Brisbane, Sep 28 (IANS) The Sheffield Shield match between defending champions Queensland and Tasmania was postponed due to COVID-19 scare in Queensland. Queensland were set to begin their title defence by hosting Tasmania in the second match of the Shield at the Ian Healy Oval in Brisbane from Tuesday. But the match was postponed just minutes before the match could start after four new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: BCCI worried over players' workload in IPL; Hardik's fitness a cause for concern
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The ICC T20 World Cup will begin in the UAE and Oman next month and India is being dubbed as a strong contender by cricket experts. However, before the start of the mega event, a major concern has arisen as doubts are being raised over all-rounder Hardik Pandya's fitness.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Jhulan Goswami climbs to second spot in latest ODI rankings
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Jhulan Goswami has climbed to the second spot in the ICC Women's ODI Rankings for bowling after the update on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
KKR win toss, opt to bowl first against Delhi Capitals
Sharjah, Sep 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and decided to bowl first against Delhi Capitals in their IPL 2021 match at the Sharjah Cricket Ground here on Tuesday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Messi leads Argentina squad for World Cup qualifiers
Buenos Aires, Sep 28 (IANS) Lionel Messi will spearhead Argentina's squad for the next triple-header of South American World Cup qualifiers, the Argentine Football Association said on Monday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Morris warns crunch time has arrived, says no more slip-ups
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Chris Morris said the biggest problem plaguing the side is the team "not winning the big moments of the game" even as fielding remains a huge area of concern moving forward.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Olympic campaign has taught us glory comes at a price: Forward Gurjant
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian men's hockey forward Gurjant Singh, who scored three goals at the Tokyo Olympic Games, said on Tuesday that the historic bronze-winning campaign had taught the team that glory comes at a price. He said that participating and fighting for a medal at the Olympics is an altogether different ball game.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Perth all but ruled out for fifth Ashes Test; Tasmania frontrunner
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Tasmania could be chosen as the venue to host the fifth and final Ashes Test after the Australian government gave a strong indication that Perth could be out of bounds because of the stringent quarantine rules being implemented in Western Australia.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Stopped overthinking, just played my game: Jason Roy on his match-winning knock
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad cricketer Jason Roy said that he had stopped "overthinking" when he stepped in to bat against Rajasthan Royals on Monday and that a couple of "productive sessions with the coaches" helped him firm up his plan for the game, which the Hyderabad franchise won by seven wickets.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Barber hits jackpot in IPL 'Dream Team' contest
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) : A barber from Bihar's Madhubani district became rich overnight by winning the top prize of Rs one crore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) 'Dream Team' contest.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Extremely delighted to meet hockey star Sreejesh: Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan expressed happiness to meet Indian hockey star and goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Hockey,Politics
Saba Karim dismayed by Rajasthan Royals' strange selection calls
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Former India cricketer Saba Karim lambasted the Rajasthan Royals' team selection, saying they urgently need "at least one quality spinner" in the playing XI, and added that some of their decisions defied logic in their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday.
2021-09-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Root concedes Moeen Ali was 'underappreciated', says he will be missed
London, Sep 28 (IANS) England skipper Joe Root has said that all-rounder Moeen Ali's retirement from Test cricket was a huge loss for him as well as for "the group" for "so many different reasons", and added that he was "underappreciated" for his efforts.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Inzamam suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty
Lahore, Sep 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq, who also served as the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) chief selector, underwent a successful angioplasty on Monday after suffering a heart attack in Lahore.
2021-09-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Bayliss indicates Warner may have played his last game for SRH this season
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad chief coach Trevor Bayliss has indicated that Australian cricketer David Warner, who had had an indifferent Indian Premier League (IPL) season with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) all through this edition, might not play any more matches here in the UAE.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Jason Roy is an injection of energy, says Williamson
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson on Monday lavished praise on opener Jason Roy for his 'fantastic innings' which helped the Orange Army register a thumping win over Rajasthan Royals in their IPL game here on Monday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Roy, Williamson steer SRH to easy win; battle for playoffs gets complicated (ld)
Dubai, Sep 28 (IANS) Jason Roy and captain Kane Williamson displayed some brilliant cricketing shots as Sunrisers Hyderabad registered their second win of this season, beating Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the 40th match of the IPL 2021 here on Monday.
2021-09-28
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samson blames batters, bowlers for big defeat to SRH
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson blamed his batters and bowlers for a woeful performance as they slumped to a 7-wicket defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad here on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Roy, Williamson steer Sunrisers Hyderabad to easy win vs RR
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Jason Roy and captain Kane Williamson played some brilliant cricketing shots to guide Sunrisers Hyderabad home against Rajasthan Royals in the 40th match of the IPL 2021 here on Monday. Hyderabad registered their second win of this season after beating Royals by seven wickets at the Dubai International Stadium.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Champions League: Real face Sheriff, Atletico meet Milan away
Madrid, Sep 27 (IANS) Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are both in Champions League action on Tuesday with Real Madrid facing FC Sheriff Tiraspol and Atletico visiting AC Milan.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ireland seal penultimate spot in men's ICC U19 World Cup
Almeria (Spain), Sep 27 (IANS) Ireland booked their ticket in the fourth regional qualifier for next year's ICC Men's Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, overcoming Scotland in the Europe Qualifier Final in Spain.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
India go down to Japan in women's Asia Cup basketball
Amman (Jordan), Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian women's basketball team started its campaign in Division A of FIBA Women's Asia Cup 2021 here on a disappointing note, losing to defending champions Japan on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Jordan,Sports,Other Sports
Durand Cup: Mohammedan Sporting overcome Bengaluru United to reach sixth final
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Century old local favourites Mohammedan Sporting (MDSP), overcame FC Bengaluru United (FCBU) 4-2 in extra-time in the semi-finals of the 130th Durand Cup at Kolkatas Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) on Monday, to make their sixth finals of the iconic tournament.
2021-09-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
IPL 2021: Samson shines with 82 as Rajasthan post 164/5 (ld)
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Sanju Samson was the star of the first innings as he scored a brilliant 82 off just 57 balls to help Rajasthan Royals post 164/5 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 40th match of the IPL 2021 here on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket