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NEW DELHI: Monday night was a special one for Zaheer Khan. The Delhi Daredevils captain announced his engagement to actor Sagarika Ghatge. The cricketer tweeted a photo with the actor and said, “Never laugh at your wife’s choices. You are one of them !!! Partners for Life #engaged.” The actor too shared a photo announcing the good news to her followers. The two have made many public appearances together including Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech’s wedding in December. But even as wishes poured in for the couple, some ended upRead More
India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday clarified that his ‘no-longer-friends’ with Australian cricketers comment had been blown out of proportion and he continues to be on good terms with the “few guys” he knows and those who have played with him at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Kohli’s clarification comes after he received widespread criticism from the Australian media on what they dubbed as ‘classless’ comments.”No, it has changed for sure. I thought that was the case but it has changed for sure. As IRead More

Posted On March 18, 2017By telanganaIn Slider, Sport

Virat Kohli Shrugs Off Injury Fears, Bats At No.4

Virat Kohli allayed all doubts about injury concerns that were raised on Thursday after the India captain got hurt while fielding on against Australia in the third Test match being played at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. Kohli on Saturday turned out to bat at his usual position on Day 3, laying to rest injury concerns after a long absence from the field against Australia in the ongoing match. Kohli hurt his right shoulder while fielding on Thursday and went off in the afternoon session on the openingRead More

Posted On February 25, 2017By telanganaIn Slider, Sport

AB De Villiers Smashes Sourav Ganguly’s ODI Record

South Africa’s AB de Villiers overtook former India captain Sourav Ganguly to become the fastest cricketer to score 9,000 runs in one-day nternationals (ODI) during the third ODI against New Zealand in Wellington on Saturday. De Villiers is the 18th player and second South African behind Jacques Kallis to reach the 9,000 mark but has the highest average of 53.86 and also boasts the best strike-rate — an incredible 99.94.. The South African batsman reached the landmark with a pull shot for four from Lockie Ferguson shortly after arriving atRead More
Pune: Australia lost three quick wickets in the second session to reach 153/4 at tea on the opening day of the first Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday. Opener Matt Renshaw (38), who returned to bat after a bout of stomach illness, and Mitchell Marsh (2) were at the crease when the umpires called for the tea break. Resuming the session at 84/1, Australia fell in the trap of the Indian spin trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Jayant Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja with Ashwin getting the prizedRead More
Love is in the air between cricketers and Bollywood stars. While Indian skipper Virat Kohli admitted to being in a relationship with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma by posting a photo of them together on Twitter and sharing a Valentine’s Day message on February 14 , it was Yuvraj Singh’s turn now to tease his friend Zaheer Khan. Actress Sagarika Ghatge, who is reportedly dating former Indian cricketer Zaheer, had a light-hearted banter with Yuvraj ahead of the release of her film ‘Irada’. Sagarika had come into the limelight for herRead More
Virender Sehwag has always entertained his fans, whether with his bat or words. His wit and humour continued to entertain as this time he wished Bhuvneshwar Kumar in a unique way. The medium pacer turned 27 on Sunday and was congratulated by many from the cricketing fraternity along with Sehwag. While most merely praised and wished the Meerut-born, Sehwag expressed his appreciation in an unconventional manner. Sehwag wished Bhuvneshwar and tweeted that a wife’s mood swing and Bhuvneshwar’s inswing even the best cannot comprehend. “Biwi ka mood-swing aur Bhuvi kaRead More
Swiss maestro Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal in a classic five-set battle to win his fifth Australian Open men’s singles crown and record breaking 18th Grand Slam title at the Rod Laver Arena on Sunday evening. Seventeenth seed Federer, a former World No.1, won the final 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in three hours and 38 minutes at Melbourne Park. The 35-year-old had last won a Major title before this at 2012 Wimbledon. Federer, 35, had lost six of the previous eight Grand Slam finals he’d played against Nadal, andRead More
Australian fast bowler Joe Mennie was on Tuesday hit on the head during training and suffered a fractured skull and ‘minor brain bleed’, Cricket Australia said in a statement. Mennie was hit while bowling in the nets session of Twenty20 Big Bash League team, the Sydney Sixers, in Brisbane, when a ball struck the side of his head. Cricket Australia Chief Medical Officer John Orchard said Mennie was initially discharged from the hospital that night but follow-up scans the next day revealed his injures were worse than they first thought.Read More
The mood among the Indian cricket officials was a lot more optimistic after the Supreme Court modified its earlier order on Friday and stated that the nine-year cumulative period would be applicable separately to the BCCI and state associations subject to a cooling off period. It gives a whole bunch of “disqualified” cricket administrators a lifeline and some breathing space. Overall, the officials were happy with the proceedings today. “Today they (the bench) were listening to us. We saw a lot of positivity in the courtroom. Nine plus nine willRead More