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East Bengal signs New Zealand World Cupper

Kolkata: East Bengal today announced the signing of New Zealand’s World Cupper Leonida Christos “Leo” Bertos as their marquee player. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder has been roped in by last season’s I-League runners up on a two-year contract, its media officer said. It is not yet known when Bertos will join the squad but the club think-tank wants to play ...

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No video evidence of Jadeja-Anderson altercation

ondon, Jul 20 : In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja, it has come to light that there is no video evidence of the incident for which a preliminary ICC hearing will be conducted on Tuesday here. According to a report in ‘ESPNCricinfo’, “Indian officials have questioned why crucial video footage that could ...

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Bhuvneshwar removes England openers early

India heaped up pressure on England and reduced them to 125 for four at tea, with seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar doing the bulk of damage striking thrice on day two of the second Test here today. Kumar (3-34) bowled an incisive spell on either side of lunch to leave the hosts’ top-order reeling after India had been bowled out for 295 ...

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Indian 1st innings against England folds for 295

India were all out for 295 in their first innings against England in the morning session of the second day of the second Test at Lord’s, here today. Mohammad Shami (19) was the last man to be dismissed as he was caught by Alastair Cook off Ben Stokes in the 10th ball of the day. Brief Scores: India 1st innings: ...

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Indian batsmen falter on seaming wicket

India suffered a batting collapse to take tea at 140 for six as the visitors struggled to negotiate a seaming Lord’s wicket on the opening day of the second Test against England, here today. Starting the post-lunch session on 73 for two, the visitors lost 4 wickets for just 67 runs scored as Alastair Cook’s decision to bowl first on ...

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Gordon Lewis to hear case against James Anderson on July 22

London: The ICC on Thursday appointed Gordon Lewis as the Judicial Commissioner to hear the misconduct case against England paceman James Anderson and the preliminary hearing will be conducted on July 22, a day after the Lord’s Test concludes here. Anderson is facing a charge under Level 3 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players, following allegations that he ...

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Etios Motor Racing’s 2nd season in the city on Jul 19

The 2nd edition of Etios Motor Racing (EMR) Trophy will take place on July 19 and 20 here. The race will be a part of the National Racing Championship this year and scheduled to be a part of 3rd and 4th rounds of National Racing Champonship, N Raja, Director and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the ...

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Prakash Padukone not in favour of five-game scoring system

Bangalore: Former badminton star Prakash Padukone today voiced his reluctance to the idea of changing the existing three-game format to explore the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) proposal of five games of 11 points each. “I don`t agree to the decision of the Badminton World Federation to test a best of five games scoring system from August,” he told reporters after ...

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Indians look to turn a new page in England

Devoid of experience but propped up by a confident bunch of youngsters, India would be looking to wipe off the past scars and reverse their poor overseas record when they take on England in a five-Test series starting here tomorrow. It is a great opportunity for a young visiting side as they play five back-to-back Tests in this hectic 42-day ...

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Yuvraj takes his cancer charity drive to London

India batsman Yuvraj Singh will hold a charity auction in London on July 14 to raise money for cancer patients. The auction will take place at London Hilton, Park Lane in the presence of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Kevin Pietersen, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly. The items up for grabs include exclusive cricket memorabilia such as Sachin Tendulkar’s t-shirt from ...

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