Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021 | Last Update : 06:46 AM IST

  Sports
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Cricket

Representational image

Mobile Premier League is new apparel sponsor of Indian cricket team

BCCI has inked the apparel and merchandise deal with MPL, replacing Nike

Put in to bat, Bairstow (53 off 48) scored his second fifty of the tournament, while David Warner (45 off 33) and Kane Williamson (41 off 26) also came up with valuable contributions, helping Sunrisers Hyderabad post a competitive 162 for four. Defending the total, leg-spinner Rashid (3/14) returned with three crucial wickets, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/25) scalped two and T Natarajan and Khaleel Ahmed (1/43) claimed too chipped in to restrict Delhi to 147 for 7 in 2 for a deserving win. (Photo | PTI)

Hyderabad Sunrisers pull up their socks and open their account with win against Delhi Capitals

With Delhi needing 59 runs from 30 balls, all eyes were on Marcus Stoinis (11) but a well placed yorker from Natarajan ended Delhi’s hopes.

Chennai Super Kings bowler Ravindra Jadeja appeals for an LBW during IPL 2020 cricket match against Rajasthan Royals, at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in Sharjah on Sept. 22, 2020. (PTI)

Over 26 crore viewers were glued to their TV sets during IPL's opening week

Advertising volumes increased 15 per cent during the first week of the current year's tournament

Kohli struck 72 not out off 53 balls to lead RCB to an easy eight-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals for their third win from four matches. He had scored 14, 1, 3 in the earlier matches. (Photo | PTI - edited)

Kohli says he got time to get over his lean patch because his team performed well

“It’s something you need to understand (bad form) but when the team is doing well, you get more time to apply yourself,” Kohli said.

Tennis

A view of the court at Arthur Ashe stadium. AFP Photo

US Open tennis likely to go Roland Garros way

French Open's new dates, one week after the current scheduled conclusion of the US Open, have put Wimbledon and US Open in dilemma

Roger Federer of Switzerland. DC File Photo

Federer suggests merger of WTA Tour with men's governing body

The star player feels that it is the right time to merge them as both as facing difficult times during the current health crisis

Australia's Ashleigh Barty poses with The Suzanne Lenglen Trophy after winning the singles title at Roland Garros in 2019. AFP Photo

Ashleigh Barty finds it 'tricky' to maintain training intensity in shutdown

Barty finds her partner Gary Kissick's golf game improve during the lockdown, but her tennis training is “a little bit on hold”

United States Tennis Association

Decision on U.S. Open tennis in June: report

United States Tennis Association planning to provide some $15 million in assistance to tennis bodies struggling due to the Covid19 pandemic

Football

PSG players wave to their supporters after winning their Champions League Group A match against Brugge at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris. AP Photo

PSG boss says club could play Champions League matches abroad

Already in the quarter-finals of Champions League, PSG are yet to know their opponents as the round of 16 ties were not completed

Bayern Munich players attend a training session at the team's training grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on April 16. AFP Photo

German football plans May return but debate rages

It would also make the Bundesliga the first top-flight European league to begin playing again

Bayern Munich's players and coaches gather for a training session at the team's training grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on Wednesday. AFP Photo

German football targets May 9 restart but needs political green light

The main idea behind the restart is the attempt to free up around $323 million TV money

Wuhan Zall football team coach Jose Gonzalez (C) arriving with his players at the railway station in Wuhan, in China's central Hubei province, on Friday. AFP Photo

Wuhan football team make emotional return to virus ground zero

The team, training in Spain when Covid19 virus broke back home in Wuhan, fled Spain when virus death toll began to rise

Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at his office at Palazzo Chigi in Rome. AFP Photo

Training to start in May, but Serie A re-start date not certain: Italian PM

Individual training to begin on May 4 with social distancing rules in force, and team training is set for May 18 onwards

In Other sports

China's Li Junhui (L) and Liu Yuchen react after winning their 2018 Thomas Cup finals match in Bangkok, Thailand. AP Photo

Thomas and Uber Cups moved to October: BWF

Large gatherings continue to be banned in Denmark due to the Covid-19 pandemic

National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand. PTI Photo

Funding a group helps create more champions: Gopichand

According to the national badminton coach, successful models worldwide are coach-driven, sports science and athlete-driven

Tokyo Olympics

Today's Olympians hailed as saviours by athletes sidelined by 1980 boycott

Athletes should not feel disappointed with the postponement, they should know that their sacrifice isn’t for nothing

Reshi Dev

A Bull’s Eye for Reshi

5-year-old Chennai boy sets a record in archery