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Umesh Yadav drops a catch off West Indies batsman Chris Gayle at the boundary in Perth on Friday.
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Umesh Yadav drops a catch off West Indies batsman Chris Gayle at the boundary in Perth on Friday.

India-West Indies match: Dhoni praises his bowlers

After an eighth World Cup win in a row — a run that stretches back to the last edition and matches India’s previous record in the competition — M.S. Dhoni lavished praise on his group of bowlers w... »  

Badminton: Saina cruises into last eight, Prannoy loses

Third seed Saina Nehwal eased into the women’s singles quarterfinals at the All England championships with a convincing 21-15, 21-15 win over South Korean qualifier Kim Hyo Min here on Thursday. »
Praiseworthy: Raman believes that one of the reasons the team is where it is because Aparajith(left) and Indrajith(right) put their hands up when under pressure and delivered. File photo.

Ranji Trophy: Expect a competitive final, says Raman

In the quest for its third Ranji Trophy title, Tamil Nadu has had a rollercoaster ride over the course of its campaign this season. After an abysmal start which saw it lose to defending champion K... »

Cricket

Current players have far more skills

The beauty of modern World Cups is that we can always expect to see some wonderful, innovative, and creative cricket. Players of today can do things that we never considered doing in the 1970’s and... »

Football

MATCH-WINNER: Chelsea's Eden Hazard nets the lone goal in the match against West Ham on Wednesday.

Young is United’s saviour; Chelsea preserves lead

Ashley Young bolstered Manchester United’s bid for a Premier League top-four place with an 89th-minute winner at Newcastle United on Wednesday, while leader Chelsea preserved its five-point lead. »

Tennis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented with the autographed tennis racquets that Leander Paes and Martina Hingis played the Australian Open Mixed Doubles Finals with, in New Delhi on Thursday.

Paes, Hingis present signed racquets to Modi

Mixed-doubles partners Leander Paes and Martina Hingis met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday and presented him autographed racquets with which they won the 2015 Australian Open title. »

Other Sports

INSPIRED SHOW: Rahil Gangjee, who was tied sixth overnight, joined Mukesh Kumar at the top with an eight-under 208 after round three.

Golf: Gangjee, Mukesh charge ahead

Defending champion Shubhankar Sharma slips to fifth »

Hockey

India to begin its campaign against Ghana

The Indian women’s hockey team will be hoping to repeat its feat from two years ago and emerge victorious at the Hero Hockey World League Round Two beginning here on Saturday.While the numb... »

Races

Hidden Soldier wins main event

M/s. J.B. Chowhan & S.N. Harish’s Hidden Soldier (Gnaneshwar up) won the Manasa Sarovara Cup, the main event of the races held here on Friday (March 6). The winner is trained by Narayana Gowda.... »

Pages from the past Digging out some classic articles from our exhaustive archives.

That night...June 25, 1983

Field Marshal extraordinaire

Giving the boys their due

The fascinating journey with Lara

Salute to a great team in decline

Let us resolve...

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