Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 | Last Update : 02:12 PM IST


India stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma (left) and his Pakistan counterpart Sarfraz Ahmed. (Photo: AP)

World Cup rehearsal for India, says Rohit Sharma

India begin their Asia Cup campaign against Hong Kong on September 18 before taking on arch-rivals Pakistan the next day.

Virat Kohli

Kohli not complacent

Kohli also felt that the quality of the SG Test ball has been degraded recently.

India coach Ravi Shastri with Prithvi Shaw during a training session in Hyderabad on Wednesday. (Photo:  DC)

Don’t compare Prithvi Shaw with Sehwag, says Gambhir

India will travel to Australia end of this year for four Tests, three ODIs and as many T20s.

Jammu & Kashmir players celebrate the wicket of B. Indrajith of Tamil Nadu in a Vijay Hazare match in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: E.K. Sanjay)

Vijay Hazare Trophy: J&K leave Tamil Nadu on brink of elimination

TN skipper Vijay Shankar said it was critical for one of the set batsmen to stay throughout the innings.

Prithvi Shaw

Shaw leads Mumbai to big win

The dashing opener scores 98 to set up nine-wicket win over Baroda in the Vijay Hazare Trophy opening match.


The Indian team pose for a selfie in Belgrade.

India bank on ‘outside chance’ against Serbia

According to Myneni, winning the singles rubber on the first day will be crucial.

Siddharth Vishwakarma in action Friday.

It’s Natasha vs Mahak in summit clash

This is the second time Zeel has tripped in the Nationals semis, though full credit should go to Natasha.

The winners and runners-up of Ramesh Desai Memorial Sub-Junior Tennis Nationals.

Manas, Tejaswi emerge champions

In the girls doubles, top seeded Shruti Ahlawat/Maliksha Kuramu ousted Nirali Padniya and Saumya Ronde 6-0, 6-1 to claim the title.

Murray suffered a right hip injury in 2017 and has not played on the ATP tour since losing a tough five-setter to American Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. (Photo: AP)

Brisbane too hot for Garbine Muguruza as Andy Murray also withdraws

The men's draw also suffered a major blow when Andy Murray withdrew -- the second star player to pull out after top seed Rafael Nadal.


French players (above) and members of the Croatian team (below) warm-up at training sessions ahead of their World Cup final to be played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Sunday.

The final countdown

French force up against fortified Croatians in football’s biggest match.

Croatian players flex their muscles as they take part in a practice session at the Luzhniki training field in Moscow ahead of their semifinal match against England. (Photo: AFP)

Underdogs fight

England, Croatia in bitter battle to grab spot in summit clash.

England’s Ashley Young (left) shares a light moment with Marcus Rashford during a training session. (Photo: AP)

Why are England likeable now?

The English goalkeeper has not grabbed the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Above all, England are likeable.

Croatia’s Luka Modric celebrates after scoring a penalty spot in a shootout at the end the quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium, in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: AP)

Fifa World Cup 2018: Croatia beats Russia in shootout to reach semis

Ivan Rakitic scored the winner from the spot as Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev dived the opposite direction.

Subhasish Bose

Keen to improve defensive skills from Costa, says Subhasish Bose

Suddenly Bose had the responsibility on his young shoulders to lead the Blues and also be key man in the defence.

In Other sports

Bronson Burgoon tees off in the CIMB Classic’s first round. (Photo: AFP)

Shubhankar Sharma four shots behind leader

It was a different story on the back nine as he made five birdies, and missed chances from less than eight feet on another couple of holes.

Jemimah Rodrigues

Making her own birthday gifts: Jemimah Rodrigues

The opening batswoman's father says they set yearly goals but she is always running ahead.

Ekta Bhyan

Para Asian Games: India finish with 11 medals on third day

India also secured three silver medals through Surender Aneesh Kumar, Ram Pal and Virender.

Sudha Singh won the silver in the 3000m steeplechase event on Monday. (Photo:AP)

Proved my critics wrong: Sudha Singh

Sudha clocked 9 minute 40.03 seconds to win her second Asian Games medal.