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Dwaye Bravo retires from IPL, takes over as CSK’s bowling coach


Chennai Super Kings and West Indies legend Dwayne Bravo on Friday announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League (IPL). Bravo was not retained by CSK ahead of the IPL 2023 auction, the all-rounder has chosen not to play for any other franchise, instead, he will retire from IPL.   Bravo will take over as Chennai...

New Zealand win series 1-0 against India


Christchurch: Finn Allen and Devon Conway had a 97-run opening stand to get New Zealand's chase of 220 against India start on a bright note. Pacer Umran Malik broke it by taking out Allen, but rain forced the third and final ODI between India and New Zealand at Hagley Oval on Wednesday to be...

Hockey: India beat Australia 4-3, end 12-match winless streak


Adelaide: The Indian men's hockey team broke its 12-match winless streak against world No. 1 Australia with a 4-3 victory in the third game to stay alive in the five-match Test series at the Mate Stadium, here on Wednesday. This was India's 13th win over Australia in 65 hockey matches and their first since 2016. It...

Portugal joins Brazil, France into knockouts stage of World Cup


Doha: A brace from Bruno Fernandes helped Portugal to a 2-0 win over Uruguay and a place in the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup. Portugal's second successive win took them to six points and to the top of the Group H standings leaving Uruguay, Ghana and South Korea to fight for the second...

P T Usha becomes first woman president of IOA


P T Usha, the legendary former athlete has been elected as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday. P T Usha was the lone contender and was elected after no other nominations were filed till the deadline day, November 27. The elections were due to be held in the month of December. Usha is now...

India win series 1-0 against New Zealand after rain forces tie


Napier: India clinched the three-match series 1-0 against New Zealand after the third T20I between the two teams ended in a tie via Duckworth-Lewis method following rain interruption at the McClean Park here. The Hardik Pandya-led India had won the second T20I by 65 runs against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui after the first game...

Iran players remain silent during national anthem


Doha: Before a ball was even kicked in Iran’s World Cup opener against England, Iran’s players made a powerful statement. In what seemed to be a show of solidarity with those protesting back home, the players stood silent as the Iranian national anthem played out around the Khalifa International Stadium before kickoff. The match ended...

Wales draw with US after 64-year World Cup hiatus


Doha: An eventful second day of the World Cup in Qatar wrapped up with the match between US and Wales ending in a 1-1 draw at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, some 20 km from Doha. While the Americans piled up pressure on the Welsh through the match giving scant ball possession...

FIFA World Cup: Saudi Arabia shock Argentina 2-1 in Group C opener


Doha (Qatar): The 2022 FIFA World Cup is billed as Lionel Messi's last one and arguably his best shot to win the one trophy missing from his collection. But his ambition to lay hands on the glittering trophy suffered a huge blow as the South American giants crashed to a shocking 2-1 loss at...