Istomin stuns Djokovic at Australian Open

Melbourne: Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan played the match of his life on Thursday when he defeated world number two Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open. Istomin broke decisively to 30 for a 3-2 lead in the decider The Uzbekistani wild card ended Djokovic’s 15-match winning streak here with a 7-6(8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 victory over More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Sania, Bopanna enter second round of Australian Open

Melbourne: Indian tennis players Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza advanced to the second round of Australian Open on Wednesday. Sania and Barbora started on a positive note, winning in exactly one hour Bopanna and More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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I am ready for bulk of the responsibility now: Kohli

Pune: India’s new limited-overs cricket captain Virat Kohli is ready to take the majority of the responsibility and expects previous incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni to play more freely now he is not the skipper More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Parthiv helps Gujarat clinch maiden Ranji title

Indore: Gujarat clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title as they rode on captain Parthiv Patel’s stupendous 143 to beat record champions Mumbai by five wickets on the final day here on Saturday. Parthiv Patel’s More...

By IANS On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Sindhu beats Saina to guide Chennai Smashers to PBL final

New Delhi: Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu inspired the Chennai Smashers to beat Awadhe Warriors 4-1 in the first semi-final and storm into the finals of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Siri Fort More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Rahane stars as India A beat England by six wickets

Mumbai: Riding on Ajinkya Rahane’s 91-run knock, India ‘A’ defeated England by six wickets in the second 50-over practice match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Thursday. Rahane and Jackson gave More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Never thought would captain India in all three formats: Kohli

Pune: Virat Kohli on Wednesday expressed his happiness at the prospect of leading India in all three formats of cricket, terming it “surreal”. Kohli said he never thought he would get this huge honour More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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England beat India A by three wickets in warm-up match

Mumbai: Riding on Sam Billings’ brilliant 93, England defeated India A by three wickets in the first 50-over warm-up match at the Brabourne Stadium here on Tuesday. Indian side posted 304-5 with Ambati Rayudu More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Djokovic beats Murray to claim Doha title

Doha: Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 to defend his Qatar ExxonMobil Open title and exact revenge on the World No 1 tennis star. Djokovic’s intense attitude was matched by his aggressive on-court More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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Dhoni saved me many times from getting dropped: Kohli

New Delhi: Paying rich tributes to his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni, newly-appointed skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday revealed that the Ranchi wicketkeeper-batsman saved him on numerous occasions from getting More...