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Due to the early collapse of CSK’s batting line-up, the team was down at 28-4 when the skipper walked to the crease in the sixth over and stayed till the end of the chase. (Photo: BCCI)

Twitter hails Dhoni despite losing against RCB, calls for Dhoni to be made the PM

Dhoni smashed 84 runs of 48 balls while chasing a target of 162, which involved 5 fours and 7 sixes in his aggressive display of batting.

RCB have acquired six points from ten matches, and are still sitting at the bottom of the link. (Photo: PTI)

IPL 2019: RCB defeat CSK in a last-ball thriller, Dhoni's efforts go in vain

Chasing a target of 162, CSK had a very penurious start as they lost wickets of Watson and Raina in the very first over bowled by Steyn.

David Warner with his daughter after the match against KKR on Sunday. (Photo: Asian age)

IPL 2019: Open Sesame

Warner-Bairstow steal march over Knights.

Fast bowler Anrich Nortje gained selection after an impressive debut series against Sri Lanka, with Chris Morris missing out despite outstanding form in the current Indian Premier League. (Photo: AFP)

South Africa announce 15-member squad for the World Cup: Out-of-form Amla included

South Africa have reached the semi-finals in four of their seven World Cup campaigns but have lost six times in seven knock-out matches.

Vijay Shankar

Vijay Shankar will need to rejig his batting style to bat at No 4

The number four in the middle order and the selection of the second wicket keeper.


Rutuja Bhosale

Kadhe, Bhosale, Banthia are No. 1 in MSLTA 2017 year-end rankings

Mihika Yadav (Girls’ Under 18), Aryaan Bhatia (Boys’ Under 16) and Prerna Vichare (Girls’ Under 16) were the three No 1 players from Mumbai region.

Thiem, 25, denied Federer a record sixth Indian Wells title and returned to his career-high of fourth in the world -- bumping Federer down to fifth.  (Photo: AP)

'It's just not as dramatic', says Federer on Indian Wells defeat

Federer is a three-time winner at Miami, but he lost his second-round opener last year after falling to Juan Martin del Potro in the final.

Fourth seed Federer broke back the next game and seized the momentum when he blasted a cross-court forehand winner to break Krajinovic again and take the closely fought first set.  (Photo: AP)

Miami Open: Federer overcomes sluggish start to beat Krajinovic 7-6, 6-7, 7-6

Serb Krajinovic broke Federer to jump to an early 2-1 lead.

Djokovic will open in the second round against 128th-ranked American Bjorn Fratangelo. (Photo: AP)

Djokovic aims to win record sixth Indian Wells Masters trophy

Djokovic is making his first start since winning his third Grand Slam title on the trot at the Australian Open in January.


The Catalans will be crowned champions for the 26th time if they beat Alaves on Tuesday and Levante next Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

Barcelona move an inch closer to winning La Liga after a win against Real Sociedad

Barca lead the standings on 77 points after 33 games, comfortably clear of nearest challengers Atletico Madrid.

Neymar's return at the start of the second half replacing Layvin Kurzawa is the cherry on the cake for Thomas Tuchel's side, who had been without the Brazilian superstar since January 23 with a right foot injury. (Photo: AFP)

PSG win their sixth Ligue 1 title, Neymar and Cavani return to the pitch from injury

Mbappe took his league tally for the season to 30 following his treble, which came just hours after PSG were crowned champions.

Cristiano Ronaldo to add to the English and Spanish titles he won with Manchester United and Real Madrid at the first attempt. (Photo: AFP)

Juventus clinch their eight consecutive Seria A title as Ronaldo creates history

Juve’s total of 35 Serie A titles is nearly double the number won by nearest rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan who have 18 apiece.

The 27-year-old has missed just 35 minutes Premier League action all season as Liverpool edge closer to a first top division title in 29 years. (Photo: AP)

Jurgen Klopp backs Van Djik to win PFA Player of the Year award

The Dutchman has transformed Liverpool’s defence since joining the club from Southampton in January 2018.

The 32-year-old Frenchman has started just seven Premier League games this season and has seen limited opportunities since the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain. (Photo: AP)

'I’m not happy to play the second role', says Giroud after getting sidelined

When asked whether he has already had offers to go elsewhere, Giroud added: 'Yes but I won’t tell you. The priority is Chelsea.'

In Other sports

Not since the 2008 U.S. Open had Woods hoisted a major trophy while the last of his four Augusta titles came in 2005, his fifth Green Jacket leaving him one short of another Nicklaus record. (Photo: AP)

Tiger Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

A gritty two-under 70 clinched a one-shot victory over Dustin, Brooks and Xander earning the 43-year-old a 15th major title.

Vivek Ranadive

From $50 to owning Kings

Then there is also the art and fashion and everything else,” he said during an interaction with reporters on Sunday.

The Rio Olympic silver medallist will next play Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark. (Photo: File)

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu moves into second round

Sindhu, seeded fourth, took just 27 minutes to get the better of her Indonesian rival 21-9 21-7 in a one-sided women's singles match.

Mega Boxing: Urvashi vs Kirti.

The Fight Night

Mega Boxing is being promoted as a blend of sport and entertainment to attract eye balls.