Shakib, Liton star as Bangladesh chase down 321 against Windies

Shakib, Liton star as Bangladesh chase down 321 against Windies

Taunton, June 17 (IANS): Shakib Al Hasan underlined his class with a magnificent unbeaten hundred, his second on the bounce, as Bangladesh beat West Indies by seven wickets to register their second victory in the World Cup here on Monday. Shakib, who remained not out on 124 off 99 deliveries (4×16), was brilliantly supported by Liton […]

England’s Roy to miss next two WC games with hamstring tear

England’s Roy to miss next two  WC games with hamstring tear

LONDON, JUNE 17 (REUTERS): England batsman Jason Roy has been ruled out of their next two World Cup matches after tearing his hamstring in Friday’s win over West Indies while captain Eoin Morgan’s back problem will be monitored, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Opener Roy, who left the field early […]

Rahul looks the part as Rohit’s partner for India

Rahul looks the part as Rohit’s partner for India

MANCHESTER, JUNE 17 (REUTERS): When Pat Cummins’ nasty lifter smacked Shikhar Dhawan on his thumb at Oval last week, the whole India team grimaced. A clinical victory against the reigning champions tasted less sweet than usual because of the injury which forced India into a top order rejig early in their World Cup campaign. KL […]

Joshna Chinappa wins record 17th national squash title

Pune, June 17 (IANS): Joshna Chinappa won a record 17th national squash title after outplaying Tamil Nadu’s Sunayna Kuruvilla in the final. The top seeded Chinappa won the match 11-5, 11-4, 7-11, 11-5 and thus broke a 27-year-old record set by Bhuvneshwari Kumari, who had won 16 titles. Bhuvneshwari’s streak was between 1977 and 1992. […]

‘Indians catching up with best paddlers in the world’

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS): In August 2018, the Indian men’s table tennis contingent won bronze at the Asian Games in Jakarta, thus ending a 60-year wait for a medal in the sport. India went on to win another bronze in the mixed doubles event when Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra beat Hong Kong’s […]

India fast-growing destination for squash: British coach

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS): A diminishing talent pool is possibly the biggest obstacle that a sport which is not among the most popular ones in a country can face. However, in case of squash in India, there is no dearth of talent or technically gifted players at the age-group levels, according to British coach […]

Asian qualifiers draw for 2022 FIFA World Cup next month

Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (IANS): Asia’s top football teams will soon start their quest for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar as they would know their opponents in the Asian Qualifiers Round 2 when the schedules will be announced here next month. As many as 40 teams will be drawn into […]

Bengaluru FC sign midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh

Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS): Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of former player Eugeneson Lyngdoh on a one-year deal, the club announced on Monday. The 32-year-old midfielder once again joins the Indian Super League champions after a two-year stint with Kolkata-side ATK, who had signed the Shillong-born playmaker during the ISL draft in 2017. A […]

Seyie Auto-Kohima Football League 3

Seyie Auto-Kohima Football League 3

Players in action during the match between Forerunners FC and Kohima Eagles FC on June 17. (Morung Photo) Wins for Khriekesa FC and Forerunners FC Our CorrespondentKohima | June 17 Khriekesa FC and Forerunners FC today overpowered their respective opponents at the ongoing Seyie Auto- Kohima Football League 3 here at Indira Gandhi Stadium. In […]

I Pihoto Awomi memorial league

Dimapur Royals beat Whiskers CC by 7 wickets DIMAPUR, JUNE 17 (MExN): Dimapur Royals defeated Whiskers CC today in the ongoing 1st I Pihoto Awomi Memorial inter club one day league by 7 wickets. Dimapur Royals won the toss and elected to field first managing to restrict their opponents to 70 runs before bowling them […]

Faith in Action Taekwondo Grading held

Faith in Action Taekwondo Grading held

Taekwondo practitioners during the Faith in Action’s colour grading belt programme held on June 16. DIMAPUR, JUNE 16 (MExN): 80 players from Westside School, Vision Home Hr. Sec. School, Paranabanada Women College and Immanuel Hall have appeared their Colour Belt grading on June 15 at the Faith in Action Taekwondo Academy’s Headquarter at Immanuel Hall, […]

I Pihoto Awomi Memorial League

Whiskers CC beat Victoria CC by 6 wickets DIMAPUR, JUNE 16 (MExN): Whiskers CC defeated Victoria CC by 6 wickets on day 3 of the ongoing 1st I Pihoto Awomi Memorial Inter Club One Day League today. Victoria CC won the toss and elected to bat first, putting up a total of 116 runs before […]

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