French Open: Srikanth overcomes Prannoy to reach finals; Sindhu exits

In what was a mixed day for Indian shuttlers at the French Open, World Championships silver medalist PV Sindhu was knocked out while, Kidambi Srikanth survived a scare, snatching a win from the jaws of defeat to reach his fifth Super Series final of 2017 and second in successive weeks at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin stadium in Paris on Saturday. Continue Reading…………..

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3rd ODI vs NZ: In-form India aim for another series win

In the first match, India were visibly outplayed by the Kiwis, in all departments of the game. Although, the hosts did put up a fighting total with skipper Virat Kohli notching up his 31st ODI hundred, the rest of the batting didn’t perform to their potential and in the end, Tom Latham and Ross Taylor toyed with the Indian bowlers to register a dominant win and take an unexpected lead in the series. Continue Reading………………

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Foden’s brace takes England to World Cup glory against Spain

It was a truly inspiring performance from English colts, that took football back to it’s homeland as England won the U-17 World Cup for the first time in it’s history, defeating Spain 5-2 at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium on Saturday. It was a completely dominating performance from the ‘Three Lions’ but didn’t look to be when Spain had taken a two goal lead within the first thirty minutes of the match. Rhian Brewster’s header gave hope and Phil Foden’s shot then sealed it sending the 66, 684 football frenzy fans into raptures. Continue Reading……………..

FIFA U-17 World Cup final: Football frenzy Kolkata gets it’s due

The ‘City of Joy’ where football is not only a sport, but a way of life, emotions and feelings are attached to it. It is the language of many in Kolkata and nowhere were people more happier when the U-17 World Cup was announced to be held in India. Considered to be the heart-beat of Indian Football, the FIFA quite rightly gave Kolkata it’s due, when it picked the city as the venue for the U-17 World Cup final. Continue Reading……………

2nd ODI vs NZ: India level series with six wicket win

India played clinical and all-round cricket to defeat New Zealand in the second ODI by six wickets and levelled the three-match series 1-1 on Wednesday. New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat first but couldn’t make the most out of this decision due to the accuracy of both Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah at the beginning. Unlike the first match, both Martin Guptill (11) and Colin Munro (10) failed to provide a decent start for the visitors as Kumar dismissed the both of them while Bumrah sent back skipper Kane Williamson for just 3 runs, thereby reducing them to 27/3 at one point of time. Continue Reading…………………