Ben Stokes becomes most Expensive Player in IPL 2017, gets Rs 14.5 Cr

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes emerged as the most expensive player in the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Player Auction as he was bought by the Rising Pune Supergiants for more than $2 million (Rs 14.5 crores) at auction held at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bengaluru today. Stokes’ teammate Tymal Mills was bagged by Royal Challengers Bengaluru for RsContinue Reading…

Virat Kohli signs Rs 100-cr Deal with Puma

Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the first sportsperson to sign a Rs. 100 crore endorsement deal with a single brand. He has struck an eight year deal with sports lifestyle brand Puma, a German company, worth around Rs. 110 crore. The annual fixed payout for Kohli is estimated between Rs. 12 to 14 crore.Continue Reading…

Shahid Afridi announces Retirement from International Cricket

Shahid Afridi

Pakistan all-rounder and former captain Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from International Cricket. Afridi (36) had quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after 2015 World Cup and stepped down from the captaincy of Twenty20 last year. He holds a record of taking most wickets (97) and most player-of-the match awards in Twenty20Continue Reading…

Davis Cup: Bengaluru to host India Vs Uzbekistan Tie in April

Davis Cup

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday announced that Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group 1-second round tie between India and Uzbekistan will be played from April 7-9 at Bengaluru, under the aegis of Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA). Senior Vice-President of the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) and organising committee chairman R. AshokaContinue Reading…

PV Sindhu rises to Career-best No.5 in World Badminton Rankings

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India’s ace shuttler and silver medalist in the recent Rio Olympics, P.V. Sindhu has become the second Indian women to break into top 5 in the latest BWF (Badminton World Federation) World Rankings. Sindhu overtook Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi, as per the latest rankings released on this week. Saina Nehwal, who is ranked ninth, is theContinue Reading…

Hyderabad Test: India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs

India-Bangladesh

India registered an emphatic 208-run victory over Bangladesh in the one-off Test match in Hyderabad. Chasing a victory target of 459, Bangladesh bowled out for 250 in the second innings. Virat Kohli was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’ for his 204 runs in the first innings. Scores: India 687/6 (Vijay 108, Pujara 83, Kohli 204,Continue Reading…

India defeats Pakistan, wins T20 Blind World Cup Trophy

T20 World Cup For Blind

Indian Blind Cricket Team defeated Pakistan by nine wickets to lift the T20 World Cup for Blind title on Sunday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Batting first, Pakistan made 197/9 but India chased down the target in 18 overs, losing only one wicket. Opening batsman Prakasha Jayaramaiah (99 not out) and Captain Ajay KumarContinue Reading…

Virat Kohli hits Double Hundred in Hyderabad Test

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli became the first cricketer in the history of Test Cricket to hit double hundred in four consecutive test series. He broke the record of Sir Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid, who had scored double tons in 3 consecutive series. Kohli scored his 4th double hundred and got out for 204. AlthoughContinue Reading…