Delhi Daredevils (DD) rode a strong bowling display to notch up an 11-run victory and eliminate Mumbai Indians from the race for the Indian Premier League (IPL) play-offs at the Ferozshah Kotla here on Sunday.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) booked their place in the playoffs of the Indian Premier League with a five-wicket victory over table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a crunch game at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Saturday.
India aims to launch a women's version of its hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament in the next three years, a senior official said Tuesday.
Pakistan's World Cup-winning hockey hero Mansoor Ahmed died Saturday of heart failure aged 50 after battling the disease for years, his family said.
India's selectors Tuesday said Ajinkya Rahane will captain the Indian side for the historic one-off Test against Afghanistan after regular skipper Virat Kohli opted to play for Surrey in county cricket.
India captain Virat Kohli will play for English County Championship side Surrey in June with an eye to adapting to English conditions ahead of leading his country on tour later in the summer. Kohli should be available for three County Championship games against Hampshire, Somerset and Yorkshire.
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma smacked 56 not out as the under-pressure defending champions registered a morale-boosting eight-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings (CSK) who saw their three-match winning streak end in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday.
Spin twins Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan shared five wickets between them to help Sunrisers Hyderabad defend a meagre 132 against Kings XI Punjab by 13 runs in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) clash as the Orange Army vaulted to the No.2 spot in the points table.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (70 not out off 34 deliveries) and Ambati Rayudu's 53-ball 83 helped Chennai Super Kings (CSK) register a thumping five-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) here on Wednesday to return to the top spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday stepped down as captain of Indian Premier League side Delhi Daredevils after they lost five of their first six matches in this year's Twenty20 tournament.
Cricket's world governing body apologized Wednesday after leaving a sarcastic remark on a video showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a stage with an Indian guru convicted of raping a teenage girl.
Fans of Sachin Tendulkar were left fuming Tuesday after Cricket Australia poked fun at the "little master" — revered as a quasi-god in India —on his 45th birthday. The board posted a video of retired Australian paceman Damien Fleming — who shares a birthday with Tendulkar — bowling the Indian great with a quick delivery.
Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as "ecstatic" but giving no indication whether she would retire from the sport. Mirza and her husband, former Pakistan cricket captain Shoaib Malik, posted a picture on their Twitter accounts of a baby vest and a feeding bottle between two T-shirts bearing their names.
Indian veteran Rahil Gangjee held his nerve to win the Panasonic Open in Japan on Sunday by a single stroke, his first Asian Tour victory in 14 years.
Virat Kohli says he is keen to play county cricket to get used to conditions on English soil ahead of India's tour of the country later this year.
Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year.
The star badminton trio of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth were the center of attraction as the paddlers continued to snatch medals as the Indian contingent ended its campaign at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) on a high on Sunday.
A Sikh fighter will be wearing a turban as he competes on Vaisakhi in the American Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in a show of pride in his faith and tradition. Arjan Singh Bhullar is to faceoff against Adam Wieczorek on Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale in Arizona state.
Neeraj Chopra became India's first javelin champion at the Commonwealth Games and joined the country's small band of athletics gold medallists with a mighty throw of 86.47m on Saturday.
Mary Kom (48kg) Vikas Krishan (75kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) claimed the gold medals, while Satish Kumar (91kg), Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) settled for silvers on Saturday as India ended the boxing competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) with its highest-ever haul of nine medals.
Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday became the first Indian to reach number one in the men's world badminton rankings, surpassing Denmark's Viktor Axelsen on his rise to the top.
Protest-hit Chennai Super Kings were Thursday ordered to play all their remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) home games about 745 miles away in Pune after players had shoes thrown at them and were threatened with snakes being unleashed into their stadium.
The International Cricket Council has created a dispute resolution panel to hear Pakistan's compensation claim against archrival India for refusing to play a bilateral series.
India's cricket board is considering shifting Indian Premier League games from Chennai, which is in the grip of a water crisis, after protesters threatened to release snakes during the next match.
India all-rounder Axar Patel is to join Durham for the final six English County Championship fixtures of the upcoming season, the northeast club announced Monday.