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Pune: Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Friday dropped from the Indian T20I squads for the three-match rubber against the West Indies and also the subsequent three T20I matches against Australia. Rohit Sharma will lead India in the upcoming T20I series against the Windies with regular skipper Virat Kohli being rested.Kohli, though, will be …

Visakhapatnam: India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday surpassed batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest batsman to amass 10,000 runs in One-day Internationals (ODI). Kohli reached the milestone in his 205th ODI innings, 54 innings quicker than Tendulkar. The 29-year-old is the fifth Indian batsman and 13th overall to achieve the landmark. ALSO READ: Major shake-up …

Guwahati: Opener Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli scored blistering centuries to help India thrash the West Indies by eight wickets in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday. India dominated with the bat through out the innings as Rohit remained unbeaten on 152 while Virat was dismissed for 140. On the other hand, West …

Guwahati: A brilliant century by Shimron Hetmyer (106) and some useful contributions from Devendra Bishoo and Kemar Roach towards the end helped West Indies post 322/8 against India in the first One-Day International match here on Sunday. Hetmyer played 78 balls and slammed six boundaries and as many sixes before he was dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja …

New Delhi: Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Andamlak Belihu and Tsehay Gemechu emerging triumphant in the men’s and women’s categories respectively. Belihu recorded a time of 59 minutes and 17 seconds. His compatriot Amdework Walelegn was a close second with a personal best of 59:21. ALSO READ: MIM shares …

Sydney: Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has turned down an offer to join Maltese outfit Valletta FC, opting to continue his professional football trial at the Central Coast Mariners in Australia. “We wish Usain Bolt all the best with his football career. The offer is always on the table,” Valletta FC chief executive and managing director …

New Delhi: Pacer Umesh Yadav was on Tuesday named as a replacement for injured Shardul Thakur in India’s squad for the first two One-day Internationals (ODI) against the West Indies on October 21 and 24. Yadav has been in red hot form in the recently-concluded two-match Test series against the Caribbean outfit, where he became only …

Hyderabad: The West Indies are on the verge of yet another defeat as they were tottering at 76/6 at tea on the third day of the second cricket Test against India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. The visitors now have a slender lead of 20 runs. They were dismissed for 311 runs …