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Junior hockey nationals: Salute Academy, SGPC and M.P. reach quarters
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Gaganjeet Singh and Gurnoor Grewal scored a hat-trick each as Salute Hockey Academy, Delhi thrashed Malwa Hockey Academy Hanumangarh 17-2 in a Pool E league match and qualified for the quarter-finals of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 here on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
I-League: Delhi FC outclass Madan Maharaj FC 6-0 in Qualifiers
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi FC finished their I-League Qualifiers 2021 campaign in style as they outclassed Madan Maharaj FC 6-0 at the Bangalore Football Stadium, here on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
T20 World Cup: Clinical Australia restrict South Africa to 118/9
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance from Australia restricted South Africa to a below-par 118/9 in 20 overs in a Group 1 match of Super 12 in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday. Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, and Adam Zampa claimed two wickets each while Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins scalped a wicket apiece. Barring Aiden Markrams 40 off 36 balls, no other batter from South Africa crossed the 20-run mark.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Will back Warner because he is 'just bloody good': Aussie skipper Finch
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup opener against South Africa later on Saturday, Australian captain Aaron Finch has said he will back embattled opener David Warner to the hilt as the 34-year-old is "just bloody good" and one of the greatest players that Australia has produced.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
With Saqlain's rousing speech recalling successful CT campaign, Pak raise the tempo
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan cricket team's interim head coach Saqlain Mushtaq has reportedly given a short but rousing speech to the Babar Azam-led side ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup clash against India on Sunday (October 24), urging them to conjure up the magic of the 2017 Champions Trophy final and beat the neighbours in the most-anticipated match of the tournament.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Our real anger is with New Zealand, not India: Shoaib Akhtar
Lahore, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has fired a 160kmph salvo at the New Zealand cricket team, saying that his side's "real anger is with the Black Caps", and that the Babar Azam-led side had "no issues with India".
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
No mental scars from 2016 T20 World Cup final; we've moved on: Eoin Morgan
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan has emphatically said that there will be "no" mental scars when his side takes on defending champions West Indies in their opening ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game here late on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Very unfortunate to miss Sunil Narine but we are well-placed: Kieron Pollard
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard does feel that Sunil Narine would have made a huge difference had he been in the side for the ICC T20 World Cup but added that despite it being a "very, very unfortunate" thing, the defending champions were well-placed with the 15 players and reserves they have selected for the mega event.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Morgan's form a concern but he is a leader and should lead England: Edwards
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England women's team captain Charlotte Edwards feels that despite the patchy form of Eoin Morgan in the run-up to the ICC T20 World Cup here, he will be a "guaranteed starter" in the 'Super 12' game against the West Indies here later on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: Will try to be competitive against India, Pak; says Namibia coach De Bruyn
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) After a historic win over Ireland, Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn on Friday said that facing teams like India, Pakistan and New Zealand in the ongoing T20 Men's World Cup will be a great experience for his players and they will try to be as competitive as they can on the field.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Premier League: Man United v Liverpool, big game in fascinating weekend
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The Premier League has a series of fascinating games this weekend, which are dominated by the clash between eternal rivals, Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Amateur Avani wins second title of Hero WPGT season
Panchkula, Oct 22 (IANS) Amateur Avani Prashanth won her second title of the season as she held off the seasoned Amandeep Drall by a shot to win the 11th leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Panchkula Golf Club, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Denmark Open: Sindhu, Verma lose as India's challenge ends
Odense (Denmark), Oct 22 (IANS) India's campaign in the Denmark Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 event came to a premature end on Friday with double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma losing in the quarter-finals.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
T20 WC: It's going to be in the back of their minds, says Pollard on 2016 final
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) West Indies captain Kieron Pollard believes that the 2016 final of the ICC men's T20 World Cup will be definitely in the back of the minds of his team ahead of commencing their title defence on Saturday against England, the very same team they defeated five and a half years ago in Kolkata.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Women's national boxing: Jaismine, Basumatary move into second round
Hisar, Oct 22 (IANS) Asian Championship bronze medallist Jaismine and defending champion Assam's Pwilao Basumatary advanced to the second round after registering wins in their bouts on Day 2 of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
World snooker qualifiers: Chitra, Advani win three in a row
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Karnataka's seasoned campaigner Chitra Magimairaj, who had lost all her six matches in the Y-camp (1st leg), started the second phase in a determined fashion and registered three back-to-back victories in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
T20 WC: Sri Lanka thrash Netherlands by eight wickets to end as table toppers in Group A
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance by Sri Lanka set up an eight-wicket thrashing of the Netherlands in the final Group A match of the ICC mens T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After IPL success, VPS Healthcare to manage bio bubbles for T20 WC
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) After a successful outing at IPL 2021, BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) have appointed UAE-based VPS Healthcare to continue providing medical services for the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: A heck of an achievement, says Erasmus as Namibia reach Super 12
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) After a historic win over Ireland, Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus on Friday said that it's "a heck of an achievement" for them to qualify for the Super-12 stage of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 and the team should be proud of themselves.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bengal's Swadesh Mondal sets national record in 400m medley
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Swadesh Mondal of Bengal created his fourth national record here at the ongoing 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships 2021, romping to victory in 400m individual medley for Group II boys. He came up with a brilliant effort to push a fighting Shoan Ganguly of Karnataka to second place, much like their battle in the 200m medley event earlier in the week where Swadesh took the gold and Shoan had to settle for a silver.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
T20 WC: Sri Lanka bowlers bundle out the Netherlands for 44
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Wanindu Hasaranga (3/9) and Lahiru Kumara (3/7) led the demolition job for Sri Lanka as the 2014 champions bundled out the Netherlands for 44 in the final Group B match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Friday. The Netherlands batting crumbled in front of Sri Lanka, with Colin Ackermann the only batter to reach double-figures.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Matches against Australia have always been full of fire, says Bavuma
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma believes that matches against Australia have always been full of fire for his team and they are expecting a difficult encounter in the T20 World Cup on Saturday. He added that Saturday's match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium being their tournament opener means they are eager to start well and get the early momentum in their favour.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
There are lot of expectations from current World Cup squad: Pathan
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that there are a lot of expectations from India's squad in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that Virat Kohli's team knows the level of expectations from them and can handle it very well. India will kick-start their campaign in the tournament against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
We didn't really take it seriously enough: Warne on Australia's issues with T20Is
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne has pinpointed that lack of seriousness early on has caused issues for Australia in T20Is. He added that as a result, the team is now having selection issues in the games shortest format. Australia are yet to win the ICC men's T20 World Cup with best performance coming in 2010 as runners-up.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: England have a lot to play for against West Indies (preview)
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) England would hope to set straight an unwanted record when they meet West Indies in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup have at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Namibia hammer Ireland by 8 wickets, advance to Super 12 stage
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Namibia hammered Ireland eight wickets in the 11th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday. With this win, Namibia are through to the Super-12 of the tournament.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
B-town couple Deepika-Ranveer set to bid for new IPL team alongside others: Report (ld)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be a ten-team affair, and Bollywood's superstar couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are all set to join the bidding war for the two new teams along with other big players.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England-India Test series decider to be played in Edgbaston next year
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The series decider for the Test series between England and India will now be played at Edgbaston from July 1 next year, said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday. India is currently leading the series 2-1 before the fifth Test at Old Trafford was cancelled hours before the start due to concerns over COVID-19 outbreak in the tourists' camp.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Australia have faith in their all-rounders, says Finch
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia skipper Aaron Finch confirmed the make-up of Australia's playing eleven ahead of their opening match in Super 12 against South Africa here on Saturday. Though Finch did not reveal the players in the eleven, he gave a rough idea of how the eleven would look with all-rounders Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, and Marcus Stoinis set to play among seven batters and four bowlers.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Qatar set to host ICC qualifying event as part of road to Australia 2022
Doha, Oct 22 (IANS) The qualifying for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia is set to continue in Doha with five teams set to compete in the T20 World Cup Asia A Qualifier from October 23, 2021 onwards.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Namibia restrict Ireland to 125/8
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance helped Namibia restrict Ireland to 125/8 in the 11th match of ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Australia, South Africa look for strong start in Super 12 opener (preview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia and South Africa will be looking for a strong start in the Group 1 of Super 12 stage in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Both Australia and South Africa have not won the mens T20 WC trophy. But on form, South Africa appear to be slightly more favourites than Australia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh likely to bid for new IPL team: Report
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to have 10 teams competing for the coveted trophy and Bollywood's superstar couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are likely to join the bidding war for the two new teams along with other big players.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
I am hoping that 5-0 record in T20 World Cup will become 5-1: Younis Khan
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan is hopeful of Pakistan turning the tables on India and making the overall scoreline 5-1 in the high-octane clash of the ICC men's T20 World Cup. He added that players who can deliver the goods in the high-pressure encounter become legends of the game.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
I will go with India as favourites to win vs Pakistan: Karthik
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) India wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik has said that India are the firm favourites to win their opening match in the ICC men's T20 World Cup against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Red Bull's Verstappen most popular driver; Hamilton third: F1 survey
Austin (Texas), Oct 22 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen is the most popular Formula 1 driver, with the Dutchman receiving a whopping 14.4 per cent of the votes, not just from the Dutch audience but from fans from other countries as well, especially the United States and Japan.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, opt to bat against Namibia
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and opted to bat against Namibia in the 11th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Am sure Indian T20 team has lots of respect for Pakistan: Rahane
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of the clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 24 at the Dubai International Stadium, India cricketer Ajinkya Rahane has said that Virat Kohli's side should not take Babar Azam's team lightly, adding that "past records don't matter" in the shortest format.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nadal crosses over to Kia's electric-powered EV6
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who electrifies the tennis court with his game, will be using an electric-powered EV6 crossover made by Korean car manufacturer Kia Corporation.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Tennis
Tim Paine looking for early all-clear from doctors to begin Ashes preparations
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine is looking for an early all-clear from his doctors, after surgery to repair a pinched nerve in his neck in September, so that he can begin his competitive comeback to lead his side during the Ashes beginning December 8 at Brisbane.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Being an athlete had a tremendous role in shaping my personality: Deepika
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Deepika Padukone pridefully announces to the world her recent association with the 3-stripes family. She exultantly feels that this alliance helps her connect back with the athlete and fitness enthusiast in her.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Sri Lanka hope to iron out top-order problems in Dutch outing
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Former World T20 champions Sri Lanka will look to solve top-order problems in their last First Round Group A match against the Netherlands, while the Dutch will want to give their most decorated cricketer, Ryan ten Doeschate, a winning farewell when the two sides meet at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium later on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Paine's olive branch to England pacer Anderson after controversial remark
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Australian Test skipper Tim Paine is trying to mend fences with England pace bowler Jimmy Anderson after the wicketkeeper-batter's controversial remarks that "no one is forcing them (England)" to come and play in Australia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Don't eject David Warner out of Playing XI, Shane warns skipper Finch
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Australian spin wizard Shane Warner has backed embattled opener David Warner, saying that he should not be dropped from the side for the opening game against South Africa in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 23 on the basis of a patchy form.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Shaken by Sri Lanka loss, Ireland wary of Wiese threat in game vs Namibia
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Ireland's devastating 70-run loss at the hands of former T20 World champions Sri Lanka has shaken their confidence, and going into their last First Round Group A game in the ICC T20 World Cup against Namibia here is giving their head coach Graham Ford the jitters -- especially the threat posed by all-rounder David Wiese.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bring on Virat Kohli & Babar Azam, says Scotland's Mark Watt
Al Amerat, Oct 22 (IANS) Scotland are going to be brutal and will go for "a few upsets" when they begin the 'Super 12' campaign in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 27, asserted their left-arm spinner Mark Watt after their emphatic eight-wicket win against Oman with three overs to spare.
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trying too hard against Scotland was our undoing: Mahmudullah after PNG win
Al Amerat, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh "trying too hard because of the expectations" was one of the major reasons for the team going down to Scotland in the opening ICC T20 First Round Group B match on October 17, said skipper Mahmudullah after the side secured a 'Super 12' spot by beating Papua New Guinea here on Thursday (October 22).
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
El Clasico, this weekend's big game in La Liga
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) The first 'Clasico' of the season between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid is the big game of the 10th round of matches in La Liga this weekend.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
CLOSE-IN: India can't afford to get complacent in T20 World Cup
The Indian cricket team's campaign in the journey to win the T20 World Cup starts with an encounter with their chief rival, Pakistan. October 24, 2021 will be the day in Dubai when the battle between the two giants of Asian cricket will clash head-on. This match for both the sides will be very crucial, as the loser will then need to beat the consistent New Zealand side to qualify for the knock-out stage.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Honestly, I thought we were done and dusted and we were out: Badree on 2016 final
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree said he felt the team were done and dusted in the 2016 ICC Men's T20 World Cup final against England in Kolkata. He added that he felt they couldn't get 19 runs off the final over as Marlon Samuels, then batting at 85, was at non-striker's end and that Carlos Brathwaite was taking strike against Ben Stokes.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket