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Tennis: Nadal gets Davis Cup for Spain

Spain has won its 6th Davis Cup title, and Rafael Nadal to thank for it. The world’s number 1 tennis player defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 7-6(7) to clinch Spain’s 2-0 win against Canada. Nadal, who is now a four-time Davis Cup titlist, won all eight of his matches this week in Madrid, including five singles […]

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First Pink Ball Test: India creates history

India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46-run in first Day-Night Test Match played with a pink ball. Audiences in Eden Garden rejoiced as India created history and a world record as they are now the first team to win 4 consecutive tests by an innings. India dismissed Bangladesh for 195 runs in the second […]

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Cricket: First Day-Night test starts

India is all set to host its maiden Day-Night cricket test match in Eden Garden from November 22. The Indian team will play the match against Bangladesh whom they defeated in T20I series recently. As the name suggests, certain part of the match would be played under artificial lights. Pink ball would be used instead […]

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Sitting Ducks: All batsmen get out on zero!

This would go down in the history of Harris Shield in cricket. In what might be called the rarest of the rare instance, no batsman of a team was able to score any runs in a cricket match.  The losing team  and the team lost by a massive 754 runs in an U-16 Harris Shield […]

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T20 Series: India win as Deepak Chahar make history

India beat Bangladesh by 30 runs in the third and final match of T20I series in Nagpur. Bangladesh had put a target of 175 runs. Indian pacer Deepak Chahar took a sensational six-wicket haul including a hat-trick with giving away just seven runs in 3.2 overs. Chahar became the first Indian to take a hat-trick […]

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Rugby World Cup: South Africa decimate England to win third time

South Africa defeated England in the final of the Rugby World Cup to secure their third world title in Yokohama, Japan. Wings Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe each scored tries as the Springboks leapt away to a 32-12 win over the tournament favourites. Following up their triumphs of 1995 and 2007 with another prodigious display […]

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Lewis Hamilton is second only to Schumacher

Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth world title with second place behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the US Grand Prix to become the second most successful driver in Formula One history. The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to resist the Finn, who started from […]

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Satwik-Chirag settle for silver

They may have crashed out of finals, but the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have earned laurels and love from badminton fans all over the world. The duo finished second best after losing the finals in straight games against top seeds Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia at the French […]

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Saurav Ganguly is new BCCI boss

Saurav Ganguly has taken charge as the BCCI president. The Board of Cricket Control in India is the highest cricket governing body in the country.  Ganguly is the only second Indian captain to hold the post. The last time it was held in 1954 by Maharajkumar of Vizianagram.  Ganguly, who led India to 21 Test […]

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Rohit Sharma hits first double century

Indian opener Rohit Sharma scored his first double hundred in test cricket against South Africa. India won the series with 3-0. Sharma became only the 4th batsman to hit a double hundred in Test and ODI cricket – after the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and Chris Gayle. Rohit reached the landmark in 249 […]