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Afridi feels Harbhajan, Yuvraj are ‘majboor’ to react against him


Lahore: Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has once again come out with an outrageous claim, stating that people in India are being oppressed. Recently, Afridi had to face the wrath of many former Indian cricketers like Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir for his anti-India remarks. But that hasn't stopped him. "I'll remain thankful...

Former Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi.

Do something for your failed nation: Raina to Afridi


New Delhi: Left-handed batsman Suresh Raina has joined the list of Indian cricketers who have criticized former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his recent anti-India remarks. "Gosh! What all a person must do to remain relevant! Even more so for a nation that is living on alms. So, better do something for your failed nation...

Fans at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup held in February 2020 in Sydney.

ICC still planning for T20 World Cup, players not so confident


New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) might be keeping its fingers crossed when it comes to answering queries on the fate of the T20 World Cup slated to be held in Australia in October-November (due to the coronavirus outbreak), but cricketers don't seem that confident when it comes to the mega event going...

Table Tennis star Kanak Jha in 2020 US Olympic team


Indian American table tennis star Kanak Jha has qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. And this will be his second Olympic stint. Jha and Lily Zhang are the first two table tennis players to qualify. According to teamusa.org, both qualified for the games by merit of being the highest-ranked American in their gender in the...

Gujarat stadium being readied for ‘Namaste Trump’


Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani visited the Motera stadium to inspect the security arrangements regarding US President Donald Trump's visit to the state. The American President along with the first lady Melania Trump will be attending the welcome event named 'Namaste Trump' at the world's largest cricket stadium at Motera. "It is a delight...

U19 WC: India reach semis after a hard-fought win over Aus


Potchefstroom: India on Tuesday defended a total of 234 as they beat Australia by 74 runs in a match that swung both ways at various stages in the quarter-final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup in Potchefstroom. They thus sealed a place in the semi-finals, which will be played on February 4. The Australian...

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan


New Delhi: Boxing great Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award. Olympic silver medalist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan as the names of the Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day. Indian women's hockey...

CA closes Moeen’s ‘Osama’ probe for lack of fresh details


Melbourne, Sep 24: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday announced the closure of the probe into English all-rounder Moeen Alis allegations of being addressed as Osama by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes series, after no new details emerged. We have followed up with the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) and our team management...

India finish Serbian Junior & Cadet Open on a high


Kovilovo (Serbia), Sep 24: Indias young paddlers concluded their successful run in the Serbian Junior and Cadet Open here on Sunday, adding three gold, four silver and six bronze medals. They had cornered two silver and three bronze earlier to take their overall tally to a rich haul of 18 medals, according to...