New Zealand Cricket to introduce Debbie Hockley Medal to honour top women cricketer

Hockley, regarded as one of the world's best batters during her playing days and one of the finest to have played the game, will present the new award in person on the night.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 16:33 IST

Indonesia Masters: Lakshya Sen makes to quarter-finals, Saina Nehwal crashes out

The current Commonwealth Games champion, Lakshya Sen, came back strongly and completely dominated the second game to tie the match.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 16:23 IST

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam wins ICC Men's Cricketer of The Year 2022

Babar Azam continued to raise the bar for himself in 2022, breaking more personal records while making sure Pakistan's star shone brightly.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 16:04 IST

England's Ben Stokes named as ICC Men's Test Cricketer of 2022

Since taking over as England captain, Stokes has led the team to nine wins from 10 Tests, completing series victories over New Zealand and South Africa at home, beating India in the one-off postponed Test to level the series at 2-2 and hammering Pakistan 3-0 away from home - England's best ever margin of victory in the country.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 14:01 IST

England's Nat Sciver crowned as ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of 2022

She finished second in the year in the run-getters chart behind Laura Wolvaardt, amassing 833 runs at an average of 59.5 and a strike rate of 91.43.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 13:44 IST

Pakistan's Babar Azam crowned as ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of 2022

It might be surprising to note that Babar only played nine ODI matches in 2022, but the 28-year-old made them count as he smashed three centuries, a further five half-centuries and only really failed with the bat on one occasion.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 12:58 IST

Carabao Cup: Man Utd inch towards final after win over Nottingham Forest

Marcus Rashford's marvellous solo effort gave United the lead, but Wout Weghorst's first goal in a Red Devils uniform, together with Bruno Fernandes' late third, gave Erik ten Hag's squad a dominating lead going into the second leg at Old Trafford.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 11:55 IST

Government of India approves participation of wrestlers for ranking Series Zagreb Open

The announcement also stated that the government will bear the entire expense of the wrestlers travelling to Croatia for the tournament.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 11:01 IST

Manika Batra climbs two places in ITTF rankings to career-best 33rd place

The boost follows Manika Batra's outstanding performance at the WTT Contender Doha last week when she advanced to the semifinals. The world No. 17 Chen Szu-Yu of Chinese Taipei was defeated in the opening match by the Indian table tennis (TT) star during the competition.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 10:49 IST

I-League: Aizawl look to be second-time lucky versus Mohammedan Sporting

Aizawl, a strong home team themselves, are not in a comfortable position either. They are also coming off a 1-2 defeat to NEROCA. Right now, the People's Club are eighth on the table with 17 points from 13 matches, one point ahead of Thursday's rivals.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 08:34 IST

We will fight for pride: East Bengal head coach Stephen Constantine

Stephen Constantine's men are coming on the back of three successive defeats and would like to turn the tide against FC Goa to finish the season with some pride.

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 08:10 IST

Veteran coaches SRD Prasad, Sanathoiba Sharma, Gurcharan Singh to be honoured with Padma Shri

The likes of Kalaripayattu master SRD Prasad, Thang Ta guru K Sanathoiba Sharma, former cricketer and veteran cricket coach Gurcharan Singh will be honoured with the Padma Shri for distinguished service in their respective fields.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 23:18 IST

Indonesia Masters: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal advance; Kidambi crashes out

Commonwealth Games champion Lakshya Sen hardly broke a sweat and defeated Japanese shuttler Kodai Naraoka by a 21-12, 21-11 scoreline in his men's singles round of 32 match.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 22:26 IST

Hockey WC: Germany thump England in shootout to enter SFs; Netherlands pip South Korea 5-1

In another quarter-final clash, the Netherlands thrashed South Korea 5-1 to book a semifinals berth.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 21:54 IST

Indian cricket fraternity extends birthday wishes to Cheteshwar Pujara

In 98 Tests so far, Pujara has scored 7,014 runs at an average of 44.39

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 21:18 IST

Mumbai City FC rope in midfielder Gyamar Nikum on long-term deal

The 18-year-old joins the Islanders on a four-and-a-half-year contract, which will run until May 2027.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 21:06 IST

We have same pressure as before: FC Goa's Carlos Pena ahead of clash against East Bengal

The win against the Blasters may have provided a huge boost to FC Goa, but Pena cautioned his team about the upcoming challenge against East Bengal FC and called for his team to maintain their focus.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 20:55 IST

ISL: Time running out for East Bengal FC for playoffs as they take on FC Goa

The Gaurs are currently fifth and a point clear of Odisha FC, while also being four points ahead of Bengaluru FC, who are challenging for a playoff spot.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 20:35 IST

'Record-breaking start': Cricket fraternity reacts to Women's Premier League record franchise bids

"Today is a historic day in cricket as the bidding for teams of inaugural #WPL broke the records of the inaugural Men's IPL in 2008! Congratulations to the winners as we garnered Rs.4669.99 Cr in total bid," BCCI Secretary Jay Shah tweeted.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 20:02 IST

Without him, all three formats should not even exist: Suresh Raina on Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar had an incredible 2022 with the bat, shattering a number of records and creating a benchmark in the T20I format that had never been attained before.

Updated: Jan 25, 2023 19:31 IST