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Pandey bludgeons and Nair blocks, Karnataka storm into Ranji Trophy semifinals

Though Pandey and Nair deserve praise, the 10th wicket 97-run stand between Vinay Kumar — man of the match for his unbeaten 83 — and Ronit More on Wednesday was the defining moment.

9 hours ago

Karnataka wobble, chase turns tense

The Ranji Trophy quarterfinal between Karnataka and Rajasthan has been a test for batsmen at M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

18 Jan 2019

Karnataka vs Rajasthan: Saving the best for the last

Starting at a first-innings deficit of around 50, the hosts took a lead of 39 runs thanks to R Vinay Kumar’s unbeaten 83.

17 Jan 2019

Bengaluru climber scales new heights  

While many of his age would be happy to play various sports for fun, climbing meant serious business for Pereira from an early age.

16 Jan 2019

Play safe to avoid forced breaks, P Gopichand’s advice for shuttlers

Despite the pressure of a minimum number of tournaments, picking the competitions they will take part in will help shuttlers cope with their workload.

15 Jan 2019

Ranji Trophy quarterfinal: Karnataka out to ace Rajasthan pace

Karnataka will miss star opener Mayank Agarwal, who is nursing a thumb injury.

15 Jan 2019

Doubles pair has last laugh as Bengaluru Raptors bag maiden Premier Badminton League crown

Though the men’s pair of Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan proved to be the heroes in the final, Srikanth and Vu Thi Thrang also delivered wins in the singles matches to pave the way for the triumph

14 Jan 2019

Injury in past, Jayaram optimistic of bouncing back in rankings

He suffered some early round exits in the India Open, China Masters and Australian Open among others and one began to think if the Chennai-born player will ever get back to his best.

11 Jan 2019

Need to pick and choose what events I play in: Saina Nehwal

If one looks at Saina’s 2018, it has been decent. She reached the finals of Syed Modi International, Denmark Open and the Indonesia Masters. 

11 Jan 2019

Backing himself Mayank Agarwal’s USP: Coach

After a breakout 2017-18 domestic season and solid performances for India A, Mayank Agarwal deservedly made his Test debut against Australia during the third Test in Melbourne.

04 Jan 2019

Dube’s world: Faith in ability, eye on consistency 

Hardik Pandya, Vijay Shankar and Stuart Binny are some of the players to have been used as all-rounders by India in the last few years.

27 Dec 2018

Court craft: Singles while playing, doubles for the rest of their lives

The badminton world may be well aware of the Adcocks.

26 Dec 2018

British marathoner impressed with how Bengaluru runs

Come morning or evening, head to any park in the city and you’ll be met with people from all walks of life walking or running.

24 Dec 2018

India in Australia so far: Playing for pace, done in by spin

With Indians, who are said to be the most skilled in playing spin, not finding much success against him, their inability to handle quality spin paints a sorry picture.

23 Dec 2018

Opening partnership: India's Achilles heel in Test cricket in 2018

In the last three away Test series, including the current one in Australia, India have tried three different combinations and all of them failed, thereby putting stress on the middle order.

21 Dec 2018