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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

 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.