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India miss last bus to CT

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BREDA : India’s quest for their maiden Champions Trophy hockey title remained unaccomplished as they lost 1-3 to defending champions Australia via a penalty shootout in the summit clash of the 37th and final edition of the tournament. India came agonisingly close to securing their maiden Champions Trophy triumph, only to be denied by a valiant show by Australia goalkeeper Tyler Lovell. ...

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Journalist Rajat Sharma is new president DDCA

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New Delhi, July 2 : Senior journalist Rajat Sharma today beat World Cup winning India cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new president of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association.The results of the DDCA polls were announced on Monday and Sharma’s group swept the elections winning all 12 seats.Sharma got a total of 1,531 votes while former Test ...

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Dravid, Ponting inducted into ICC’s Hall of Fame

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Dubai, July 2 : Former India captain Rahul Dravid and Australian legend Ricky Ponting have been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame for their stupendous achievements in international cricket.Along with Dravid and Ponting, retired England woman wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor was also named in the ‘Hall of Fame’ during a ceremony in Dublin on Sunday.Dravid became only the fifth ...

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Agony and ecstasy loom as penalty shootouts come into play at World Cup

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Nizhny Novgorod : Football’s cruel mistress—the penalty shootout—arrives at the World Cup on Saturday after a packed fortnight of group games, ready to dispense her characteristic doses of unbridled joy and heartbreak in the knockout stages. There has been a penalty shootout at every World Cup since 1982 in Spain, and while it is still a matter of contention whether ...

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Fit-again Ben Stokes returns in England squad for India ODIs

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London : All-rounder Ben Stokes has been named in the 14-member England squad for the three-match ODI series against India, starting July 18.Stokes, who tore his left hamstring during the Pakistan Test series, did not take part in England’s 6-0 whitewash of Australia. He was also not picked for the three-match T20 International against India in order to give him ...

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