Thu, May 06, 2021

  • It was on this day, 12 years ago, when Rohit Sharma took his first hat-trick in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
    On this day in 2009: Rohit Sharma took his first hat-trick in IPL
    During 2009, Rohit Sharma represented Deccan Chargers and he ended up taking a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians at Centurion.Deccan Chargers had opted to bat first in the match and the side registered a total of 145/6 in the allotted twenty overs. Rohit also played a knock of 38 runs with the bat. Defending the total, Deccan Chargers was in a difficult position with Mumbai at 103/4 in the 16th over. However, Rohit changed the complexion of the game as he went on to dismiss Abhishek Nayar (1) and Harbhajan Singh (0) on the final two balls of the 16th over.Then beginning the 18th over of the innings, Rohit went on to dismiss JP Duminy (52) to claim a hat-trick and ensure Deccan Chargers' win in the match. Deccan Chargers ended up winning the match by 19 runs after restricting Mumbai to 126/8. Rohit finished the match with the figures of 4-6...
  • Reigning TT world champion Liu suffers twin losses in 'simulation' Reigning TT world champion Liu suffers twin losses in 'simulation'

    Reigning world champion Liu Shiwen suffered two failures in one day and was ousted from both the women's singles and mixed doubles quarter-finals at China's table tennis Olympic simulation here on...

  • Soccer-Kerr fires Chelsea back to Women's Super League summit Soccer-Kerr fires Chelsea back to Women's Super League summit

    Striker Sam Kerr scored a goal in each half as Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 to move back to the top of the FA Women's Super League on Wednesday ahead of the final round of games.

  • NHL-Brawls break out as Rangers look for payback on Caps' Wilson NHL-Brawls break out as Rangers look for payback on Caps' Wilson

    Players from the Rangers and Capitals threw their gloves to the ice and started throwing punches as soon as the puck was dropped in their matchup in New York on Wednesday as the Rangers sought revenge...

  • Man City enters its first Champions League final Man City enters its first Champions League final

    Manchester City qualified for its first-ever Champions League final after Riyad Mahrez’s double in the second leg of the semi-final on Tuesday ensured a 4-1 aggregate win over Paris Saint Germain.

  • 8 English players land in London, Aussies await flight to Maldives 8 English players land in London, Aussies await flight to Maldives

    The Englishmen were the first ones out while the Australians await a move to the Maldives as IPL’s foreign recruits charted their way back home on Wednesday with assistance from the BCCI after the T20...

  • ‘At Kotla, bookies employed cleaner for pitch-siding’ ‘At Kotla, bookies employed cleaner for pitch-siding’

    The IPL witnessed potential corruptors plugging an accredited cleaner at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Ground for doing “pitch-siding”, BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit chief Shabbir Hussain Shekhadam Khandwawala...

  • ACA tells Australian players to do homework before signing up for overseas T20 leagues in COVID era ACA tells Australian players to do homework before signing up for overseas T20 leagues in COVID era

    Australian Cricketers Association chief executive Todd Greenberg has asked its players to do their 'homework' and consider the risks involved before signing overseas T20 deals in the near future as...

  • NOCs given to four Indian women cricketers for the Hundred NOCs given to four Indian women cricketers for the Hundred

    Four Indian women cricketers -- Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, and Deepti Sharma -- have been granted No Objection Certificates (NOCs) by the Indian cricket board to participate...

  • Premier League looking to allow fans inside stadiums from May 17 Premier League looking to allow fans inside stadiums from May 17

    The Premier League on Wednesday confirmed that the final two match weeks of the 2020-21 season will be limited to home fans, subject to the UK Government easing lockdown restrictions.