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Pitch note too hard to read for Kohli & MSD

Chennai’s spinners extr­a­cted plenty of turn as Ba­n­galore crumbled for 70, a far cry from the average inn­ings total of 167 that Ch­ep­a­uk has been yielding.

24 Mar 2019

IPL Opener: To start from scratch and be consistent, Virat Kohli’s challenge

Eleven seasons have gone by, with Virat Kohli leading Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last six. But despite making the finals thrice, they still have no title to their name.

23 Mar 2019

Developing skills need of the hour for Women in Blue

Emphasising the need to work on skills, Raman believes even having a premier T20 tournament to expose the domestic players to high-pressure situations might not be the immediate solution.

11 Mar 2019

Decoding the mith

The 36-year-old, like most illustrious women sportspersons who have been crying out for equal pay for years, bats for  gender equality.

10 Mar 2019

Cash crunch in Assam CA leaves support staff unpaid

Experiencing funds crunch is not new for Assam Cricket Association (ACA).

09 Mar 2019

Mandhana emphasises need to step-up from ‘domestic’ mindset in T20s

The skipper was the only one trying hit the ball hard during the open nets sessions on Tuesday, after the first T20I against England.  

08 Mar 2019

Lack of pace-bowling options not bothering India

India have primarily been a spin-heavy side, whether it is ODIs or T20Is.

07 Mar 2019

Not out! Mithali still to take call on T20 career

Until last November, Mithali Raj was not in the spotlight as far as T20s were concerned.

06 Mar 2019

Shorter the format, longer the agony for Women in Blue

Losing debutant Harleen Deol for eight in the third over started the slide.

05 Mar 2019

Chance to test batting & improve T20 record

22.42. That’s the winning percentage of India women against England in T20Is. having won just three out of 14 matches.

04 Mar 2019

Assistance of upto Rs 10 lakh for promising sportspersons from Tamil Nadu

After announcing the ‘Mission International’ scheme last year, the state government has shortlisted 37 sportspersons.

02 Mar 2019

Order in the middle priority in England series for Women in Blue

The middle-order contributed 748 runs in the last four series (four players, 37 knocks). Of those, Mithali made 161 batting at two-down four times.

13 Feb 2019

Indian women’s hockey team sticking to plan for consistency

Indian women’s hockey team have had their share of highs in the past two years when they got the better of higher-ranked teams.

09 Feb 2019

Funds, marriage roadblocks for Indian women in chess

Gender equality has been a talking point in sports and chess is one discipline where men and women can compete with each other.

02 Feb 2019

Checkmate like the young Grandmasters

India’s first International Arbiter V Kameswaran believes the number of academies has drawn more children to the sport. 

31 Jan 2019

The fire burns Blue after Indian women beat New Zealand

This outing in Mount Maunganui was crucial not only because it is a part of ICC Women’s Championship, but also because the team was coming off a controversy.

30 Jan 2019

Promotion reward for Tamil Nadu hockey’s fitness drive

After getting relegated in 2014, Tamil Nadu have climbed up the ladder after four years. Unlike the previous editions, a lot of thought went in in the lead-up to the tournament.

20 Jan 2019

Match awareness and goal-scoring, Indian women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne’s 2019 agenda

Stand on your own and learn by yourself. This was women’s team’s coach Sjoerd Marijne’s mantra for success. 

16 Jan 2019

India vs Australia ODI series: Vijay Shankar ready to make chance count

It has been so near yet so far for Vijay so far and this time, he wants to make use of the opportunity that he had missed out on two years ago.

14 Jan 2019

Lack of facilities and exposure holding back Jammu and Kashmir hockey

For a sport like hockey which is not popular in the valley, it is hard to even form a team. Not only because there is not much interest, but also because of a lack of infrastucture.

08 Jan 2019

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