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Year-ender 2017: Top 10 hit Indian cricketers

Virat Kohli Every year is the year of Kohli and it’s almost become a cliche. Captain courageous, we won every Test and ODI series we played this year. In Tests Kohli averaged 75.6 with three double centuries. In ODIs he averaged 76.8 with...

Curran to make England test debut in fourth Ashes match

Melbourne: England fast bowler Tom Curran will make his test debut in the fourth Ashes match against Australia on Tuesday, replacing the injured Craig Overton, captain Joe Root said on Monday. Overton was struck in the ribs while batting in...

Sochi champion Hanyu named in Japan team for Pyeongchang

Agencies, Japan Yuzuru Hanyu will defend his figure skating title at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after being named in the Japan team but will not compete until then, the Kyodo news agency reported on Monday. The 23-year-old has been battling...

Serena Williams set to launch comeback in Abu Dhabi

Agencies, Abu Dhabi Twenty-three time grand slam champion Serena Williams will play her first match since the birth of her daughter when she faces off against French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in...

Ben Stokes to get go-ahead for IPL 2018

Agencies, London Former English vice-captain Ben Stokes might be given approval by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to put his name into the next month’s Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. According to The Guardian, Stokes was...

Pankaj, Amee defend National 6-Red snooker titles

Agencies, Chennai Giving a dazzling display on the green baize, fancied Pankaj Advani and Amee Kamani ended the year on a high, by successfully defended the men’s and women’s title in the 6-Red National snooker championship held here on...

Nadal out of season-opening Abu Dhabi event

Agencies, London Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s season-opening exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to ongoing fitness problems, the world number one has said. The 16-time grand slam champion, who won the French and U.S. Opens earlier...

Incredible India wrap up home season with 3-0 clean sweep

Agencies, Mumbai Paceman Jaydev Unadkat led a disciplined attack to set up India’s five-wicket win in the third Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka as the hosts completed a 3-0 whitewash on Sunday. Unadkat returned impressive figures...