• Fri, Jan 24, 2020
  • Three in a row for Chennaiyin
    Chennaiyin FC inched closer to the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019-20 play-offs spots with a resounding 4-1 success against Jamshedpur FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday.
    Three in a row for Chennaiyin
    Nerijus Valskis (13’, 75’) struck a brace, catapulting to the top of the ‘Most Goals’ chart with 10 hits beyond the opposition goalkeepers. Andre Schembri (43’) and Lallianzuala Chhangte (87’) joined the party at the Marina Arena with a goal apiece. Sergio Castel (71’) was the lone bright spark in an otherwise forgettable night for Jamshedpur. CFC’s third victory on the trot put it just three points behind fourth-placed Odisha FC (21 points from 14 games) with a match in hand. JFC (16 points from 13 games), whose travelling trauma continues, dropped down to the seventh spot on the ISL table.  Owen Coyle-managed Chennaiyin drew first blood in the 13th minute via Valskis. Jamshedpur midfielder Bikash Jairu misplaced a header and the resulting ball fell into the path of Schembri. The latter’s neat pass set up Valskis, who calmly beat the...
  • John stars in Everwin’s victory John stars in Everwin’s victory

    E John Christopher (201 not out) struck an unbeaten double-century as Everwin MHSS thrashed Velammal Vidyashram (Ambattur) by 268 runs in the Thiruvallur DCA-Apollo Tyres Under-16 Inter-School...

  • Colonel CK Nayudu Trophy: Tamil Nadu bows to Mumbai Colonel CK Nayudu Trophy: Tamil Nadu bows to Mumbai

    Tamil Nadu suffered a seven-run defeat at the hands of Mumbai in a tight Colonel CK Nayudu Trophy Under-23 Elite B four-day duel at the Sharad Pawar Cricket Academy in Mumbai on Thursday.

  • FC Madras off to a great start FC Madras off to a great start

    Reigning Chennai Zone champion FC Madras began its Junior (Under-15) League campaign with a resounding 7-2 success over Chennai City FC at the FC Madras Arena here on Wednesday.

  • Lee Cheuk Yiu wins second successive match Lee Cheuk Yiu wins second successive match

    World No. 18 Lee Cheuk Yiu continued his winning streak as the North Eastern Warriors clashed with Awadhe Warriors in the fourth match of the Star Sports Premier Badminton League 2020 here at the...

  • Williamson ready for change of captaincy Williamson ready for change of captaincy

    Kane Williamson on Thursday hinted that he is open to stepping aside as New Zealand captain if such a move serves the team better in the wake of the humiliating Test series loss to Australia.

  • Sivaramakrishnan applies for national selector’s post Sivaramakrishnan applies for national selector’s post

    Former India leg-spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has applied for a position in the national selection panel along with former off-spinner Rajesh Chauhan and left-handed batsman Amay Khurasiya.

  • Four qualifiers for T20 World Cup 2021 in India Four qualifiers for T20 World Cup 2021 in India

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed that four among 16 countries will qualify for the tournament proper of ICC World T20 scheduled to be held in India in 2021.The event...

  • India U-19 team looks to carry on momentum against New Zealand India U-19 team looks to carry on momentum against New Zealand

    Already through to the quarter-finals after two resounding wins on the trot, defending champion India will be keen to maintain its unbeaten run when it faces New Zealand in the final Group A tie of...

  • Nadal storms into third round Nadal storms into third round

    Top seed Rafael Nadal continued his relentless progress through the Australian Open draw on Thursday, muscling his way into the third round with a commanding 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-1 victory over Argentine...