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T20 World Cup: All-round Greaves helps Scotland stun Bangladesh
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) A splendid all-round performance from Chris Greaves helped Scotland inflict an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Greaves top-scored in the first innings with 45 off 28 balls before taking 2/19 runs in three overs to seal a memorable victory for Scotland.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh arrested, released on bail; reports
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh was reportedly arrested by the Hansi Police in Haryana on Saturday in a case lodged against him for using a casteist slur against spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Scotland stun Bangladesh in opening match
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Scotland began their men's T20 World Cup campaign with an upset six-run win over Bangladesh in the second match of the tournament at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland used slower balls to good effect while bowling with discipline. In the field, they took their chances and were spot on with their fielding placements.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Newcastle v Spurs match stopped for 40 minutes for medical emergency
Newcastle, Oct 17 (IANS) The English Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur was on Sunday suspended for 40 minutes after a medical emergency involving a fan in the stands.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
T20 World Cup: Can't be complacent after one win, says Oman skipper Maqsood
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Oman skipper Zeeshan Maqsood said that his team will take things day by day in the men's T20 World Cup. He added that winning the opening match against Papua New Guinea doesn't give them the license to rest and be complacent for future matches. Oman began their campaign in the tournament with a ten-wicket thrashing of PNG on Sunday. They will next face Bangladesh on Tuesday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Spirited Kenkre FC face Madan Maharaj in I-League qualifiers
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Mumbai's Kenkre FC will take on Madan Maharaj FC from Bhopal in their final round match in the I-League Qualifiers 2021 on here Monday, with a place in the next round on the line.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
T20 World Cup: Greaves helps Scotland to 140/9 after Shakib, Mahedi strikes
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 17 (IANS) Chris Graves struck a crucial 42 to take Scotland to 140/9 in 20 overs against Bangladesh in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Scotland were in trouble at 53/6 after Mahedi Hasan (3/19) and Shakib Al Hasan (2/17). But Greavess knock took Scotland out of trouble to reach a respectable total.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aditi T-13, while Tvesa finishes 51st in individual contest in Aramco Series
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Aditi Ashok finished a modest week in Tied-13th place while Tvesa Malik was T-51 at the end of the Aramco Team Series - New York.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
T20 World Cup: Shoaib Akhtar 'chills out with' Kapil, Gavaskar ahead of Indo-Pak tie
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The ICC T20 World Cup began on Sunday with a match between Oman and PNG, however, most of the cricket fans are actually waiting for the mother of all clashes -- India vs Pakistan -- on October 24.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: India look to fine-tune preparation with warm-up matches
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) India would look to fine-tune their preparation for the 2021 men's T20 World Cup when they face 2016 runners-up England in their first warm-up match in Dubai on Monday. Match practice will not be an issue as the Indian players are coming after playing for their franchises in the recently-concluded IPL. It's more about finding the right combination ahead of their opening match.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
World Snooker Qualifiers: Amee Kamani, Varsha Sanjeev score contrasting wins
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Amee Kamani of Madhya Pradesh and Varsha Sanjeev of Tamil Nadu recorded contrasting victories in their opening round 'Y' Camp (1st leg) matches of World Snooker Qualifiers, a Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) National Selection Tournament, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
2021 T20 WC: Co-hosts Oman thrash PNG by 10 wickets in opener
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Co-host Oman produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball to register a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Papua New Guinea in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss and elect to bowl first
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and elected to bowl first against Scotland in the second match of the men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Amsterdam Marathon in course records
The Hague (Netherlands), Oct 17 (IANS) Ethiopian Tamira Tola and Kenyan Angela Tanui grabbed victories in the 45th Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday with course records in the men's and women's race respectively.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
2021 T20 WC: Oman thrash PNG by 10 wickets
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Oman produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball to thrash Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: I'm actually pretty optimistic about Australia's chances, says Hussey
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Australia batter Mike Hussey is optimistic about his country's chances at the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Despite Australia not winning a T20I series since February 2020 and losing the series to England, India, New Zealand, West Indies, and Bangladesh, Hussey feels that Australia can do well if they adapt to the UAE conditions.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Ruturaj Gaikwad's receives grand welcome at home
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' star opener Ruturaj Gaikwad got a grand welcome home from his mother after a successful campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IOC supports concerns over FIFA's plans for biennial World Cup
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 17 (IANS) The international football federation, FIFA's plans to hold its flagship Men's World Cup every two years has raised heckles in the clubs' circuit. The plan to switch the Men's World Cup from a quadrennial schedule to a biennial is now causing concerns among other international federations too.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
CSK won't let go of Dhoni if retention is allowed in 2022 IPL auction; official
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to "save captain MS Dhoni first" for the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) if retention of players is allowed ahead of the auction that will precede the mega tournament.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
This World Cup squad has been a goal for two years: Livingstone
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) England all-rounder Liam Livingstone said that getting into the squad for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman had been a goal for two years. He added that for achieving this goal, he went to every T20 franchise competition for learning and improving his game in the format.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: Maqsood's 4/20 helps Oman restrict PNG to 129-9
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Captain Zeeshan Maqsood's (4/20) sensational bowling performance helped Oman restrict Papua New Guinea to 129-9 in the opening match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Hardik can get into the playing XI only if he bowls in warm-up games, feels Gambhir
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has to be bowling at hundred percent in the warm-up matches to be included in Indias playing eleven for the ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It was a pleasure to watch you guys play: McCullum to KKR team
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach Brendon McCullum expressed his pleasure in seeing his team play in IPL 2021. He added that he was proud of everyone in the dressing room. McCullum's speech comes after Kolkata lost by 27 runs to Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021 in Dubai on Friday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
WBBL: Shafali stars in Sydney's five-wicket win over Hobart
Hobart, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian opener Shafali Verma's first WBBL half-century and a fine all-round display from Ellyse Perry led Sydney Sixers to five-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes in the Women's Big Bash League match, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
BCCI invites applications for Team India head coach's job
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday invited job applications for the post of head coach, batting coach and bowling coach, among others, indicating that the Indian cricket team could get an all-new support staff after the ICC T20 World Cup, currently underway in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Varun Chakravarthy will be the main guy in attack: Suresh Raina
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina feels leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy will be the "main guy in the attack" when the Virat Kohli-led side begin their campaign in the ICC T20 World Cup against Pakistan here on October 24.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
2021 T20 WC: Oman win toss, opt to field against PNG
Al Amerat, Oct 17 (IANS) Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood won the toss and opted to field against Papua New Guinea in the first match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 WC: Veteran pacer Rampaul ready to bowl the 'tough overs' for West Indies
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Veteran pacer Ravi Rampaul on Sunday said that he is ready to take up the mantle of bowling the 'tough overs' -- powerplay and slog overs -- for the West Indies in the T20 World Cup, to be held in the UAE and Oman, despite being absent from the national team for many years.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Win the T20 World Cup for Virat Kohli: Suresh Raina
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former India cricketer Suresh Raina has asked the players, competing in the ICC T20 World Cup, to win the prestigious trophy for outgoing Twenty20 skipper Virat Kohli, adding that the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) would have given the cricketers the right kind of build-up for the mega event.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Shouldn't surprise anyone if some England players fly back midway from Ashes: Broad
London, Oct 17 (IANS) England pace bowler Stuart Broad has said that it shouldn't come as a surprise if some of his team-mates pull out of the 11-week-long Ashes tour midway as there have been instance in the past when the touring party players had left due to stress-related issues.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand have high skill set; they only need right balance: Fleming
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming, who will be assisting head coach Gary Stead during the Black Caps' ICC T20 World Cup campaign after guiding Chennai Super Kings to their fourth IPL title recently, has said that the Kane Williamson-led side has a "very high skill set" and the team only needs to get the "right balance" to excel on the big stage here.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Norrie sets up Indian Wells final against Basilashvili
Indian Wells, Oct 17 (IANS) Great Britain's Cameron Norrie dismissed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-2, 6-4 to make his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final at the BNP Paribas Open here on Sunday (IST).
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Oman still 'not hard enough' to take on Test-playing nations: Coach Mendis
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Oman cricket team coach Duleep Mendis has said ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup First Round, Group B opener against Papua New Guinea (PNG) later on Sunday that he has seen a vast improvement in the mental aspect of his side since he took over, but his boys are still "not hard enough" to play Test nations.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Want to keep it simple & not bowl 24 different deliveries: Starc
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc has said that his strategy in the current edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman would be to "keep it simple" and not bowl "24 different types of slow balls" like others of his breed do.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Team has vastly improved and will pose a huge challenge: Oman vice-captain Ilyas
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Hosts Oman would be looking to showcase their rapid improvement to a world audience as they open their ICC Men's T20 World Cup campaign against newcomers Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a First Round, Group B outing here later on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mahmudullah warns Bangladesh not to take Scotland lightly
Al Amerat (Muscat), Oct 17 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah has warned his team to expect a tough challenge from Scotland when the two sides clash on the opening day of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Oman later on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India clinch record eighth SAFF Championship title (Ld)
Male, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian football team convincingly defeated Nepal 3-0 in the final to clinch the SAFF Championship trophy for a record eighth time at the National Football Stadium, here on Saturday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
SAFF Championship: Sports minister congratulates Indian team on title win
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday congratulated Indian football team for winning SAFF Championship for the record eighth time.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SAFF Championship: India lift eighth title, beat Nepal 3-0 in final
Male, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian football team won their eighth SAFF Championship title after beating Nepal 3-0 in the final here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
CSA congratulates all players for IPL win after flak over ignoring du Plessis, Tahir
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulated all the players who were part of the Chennai Super Kings team winning the IPL 2021 trophy in Dubai International Stadium on Friday. The fresh social media post came after the CSA received huge flak over ignoring Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir as it congratulated only Lungi Ngidi in a now-deleted post.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Yuki Bhambri to lead Delhi in 3rd edition of Tennis Premier League
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri will lead the challenge for the Delhi Binny's Brigade during the third edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL), which will be played from December 9 to 14 at the Celebration Club in Mumbai.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Firmino, Salah and Mane star in Liverpool's 5-0 over Watford
Watford, Oct 16 (IANS) Roberto Firmino's hat-trick and stunning goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane led Liverpool to a comprehensive 5-0 match over Watford in the Premier League, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
T20 World Cup: I foresee spinners having a big impact in this tournament, says Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree believes that spinners will have a big impact in the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He pointed out that spin has played a crucial role in previous editions of the mens T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rishi, Vanshita clinch titles at KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka's Rishi Reddy and Vanshita Pathania clinched the men's and women's title respectively in the Rs 2-lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
It's hard to look past Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner in T20 World Cup: Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has said that it is hard for him to look past South Africa wrist-spinner Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner going into the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that Shamsis left-arm angle poses a significant challenge for batters.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Ashwin has been rewarded for reviving his white ball skills, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was included in the men's T20 World Cup squad due to him reviving his skills in white-ball cricket. He pointed out that Ashwin has improved upon bowling with courage.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Dhoni is quite excited with getting back to the environment, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli said that former captain MS Dhoni is very excited about getting back to the environment of the Indian team. He also said that Dhoni's eye for practical inputs and intricate details will help improve the team's game by one or two percent. Dhoni has been appointed as the mentor of the Indian team for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'World Better Beware': Vaughan on reports of Dravid taking over as India head coach
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned all the cricket teams around the world after it has been learned that Rahul Dravid is set to take over as the Indian men's cricket team's head coach following the conclusion of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
The stakes are always high when India, Pakistan play together, says Agarkar
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Ajit Agarkar believes that stakes are always high when India and Pakistan play together in a World Cup. He also said that Pakistan may not pose much of a challenge, taking into consideration the form of the Indian team and statistics.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Skipper Shanaka backs inexperienced Sri Lanka to go 'long way' in T20 WC
Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has backed his team to go a 'long way' in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, saying that his side has depth and variety, which could help them potentially to do well, even if they lack experience.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket