• Mon, Sep 25, 2017
  • Bumrah, Bhuvi are best death bowlers around: Smith

    Updated: Sep, 25, 201711:14 AM

    Australia skipper Steve Smith has described Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar as currently the best death bowlers after his team suffered a five-wicket loss in the third ODI, here.
    Bumrah, Bhuvi are best death bowlers around: Smith
    Opener Aaron Finch (124) had propelled Australia to 242-2 in 38 overs with his fiery century but the visitors struggled to score briskly in slog overs to settle for 293-6.India then overhauled the target without fuss to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series. I think a mixture of guys making probably the wrong decisions on the wrong balls. Also, some pretty well executed bowling. I think Bumrah and Bhuvi are probably two of the best death bowlers going around, particularly when the wicket sort of slows up a little bit as it did, a dejected Smith said after the match. We still need to find a way. We set a template really well. The first 38 overs were magnificent. We set it up and we just weren't to execute it in the back end.  Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar never allowed Australian batsmen to score freely despite having the...
  • I have been hitting sixes since childhood: Pandya I have been hitting sixes since childhood: Pandya
    Updated: Sep, 25, 201711:07 AM

    Pandya has become the cynosure of all eyes with his six-hitting prowess but Hardik Pandya says it's not a skill he has developed overnight as he has been clearing the ropes easily since childhood.

  • Skipper Smith laments 'pretty ordinary' record in 2017 Skipper Smith laments 'pretty ordinary' record in 2017
    Updated: Sep, 25, 201710:11 AM

    Steve Smith has said his side's record in 2017 is unacceptable for an Australian cricket team in the wake of the one-day international series loss to India.

  • Hemed's goal gives Brighton win over Newcastle Hemed's goal gives Brighton win over Newcastle
    Updated: Sep, 25, 201701:05 AM

    Brighton and Hove Albion’s Tomer Hemed grabbed the only goal as they ended Newcastle United’s three-match winning streak with a 1-0 victory on Sunday in a battle between two of this season’s promoted...

  • Yuki Ito races his way to glory in SuperSports 600cc Yuki Ito races his way to glory in SuperSports 600cc
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201711:54 PM

    Yuki Ito from Japan came up with a mature ride to snatch a fine win in the premier SuperSports 600cc class as the fifth round of the Asia Road Racing Championship, hosted by the Madras Motor Sports...

  • Harika opens her campaign with easy win Harika opens her campaign with easy win
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201711:50 PM

    Indian Grand Master Harika Dronavalli started off her campaign with an emphatic win against Englishman Oyama Akito in the first round of the Isle of Man International chess tournament, here late on...

  • Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo Wozniacki powers to Pan Pacific title in Tokyo
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201711:47 PM

    Caroline Wozniacki ended her string of final failures by beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo on Sunday to win her second straight Pan Pacific Open title.

  • Suarez celebrates century game in style Suarez celebrates century game in style
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201711:44 PM

    Lionel Messi was the star of Barcelona’s blistering start to the season yet with the Argentine suffering a rare off night and big-money signing Ousmane Dembele missing through injury, it was Luis...

  • Moeen’s whirlwind ton helps England to an easy win Moeen’s whirlwind ton helps England to an easy win
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201711:40 PM

    Moeen Ali hit an exhilarating 53-ball century in England’s 124-run win over West Indies in the third one-day international in Bristol. At one stage, Moeen took 61 runs from 14 deliveries to reach the...

  • India beat Australia by 5 wickets to clinch ODI series, grab No. 1 spot India beat Australia by 5 wickets to clinch ODI series, grab No. 1 spot
    Updated: Sep, 24, 201710:07 PM

    Chasing 294 for a win, India overhauled the target with 13 balls to spare in front of a packed Holkar stadium to take a series-clinching 3-0 lead.