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New Delhi: Indian cricket Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu are recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the nation’s highest sporting honour. Once the sports ministry accepts the committee’s recommendation, Kohli will become the third Indian cricketer after legendary cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni. The 29-year-old batsman currently has 6147 …

Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has responded positively to India head coach Ravi Shastri’s request for more warm-up games in the run-up to the four-match Test series between the two nations later this year. Following the recent 1-4 series loss to England, Shastri had demanded more warm-up games against Australia ahead of first Test in Adelaide from …

New Delhi: The BCCI on Thursday announced the Indian women squads for the upcoming limited overs tour to Sri Lanka, where they play three One-day Internationals as part of the ICC women’s championship and five T20 Internationals. The Mithali Raj-led ODI side will play the first two ODIs at Galle on September 11 and 13 before …

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday expressed his condolences on the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Extremely sad to hear of the passing away of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity and eloquence put him in a league of his …

London: Former BCCI chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar has pitched for inclusion of rookie wicket-keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant in India’s playing XI for the third Test match against England, scheduled to start at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Already on the back foot after losing the first two Tests at Edgbaston and Lord’s, India find themselves in a must-win …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved the draft Constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and granted full permanent membership to the Railways, the Tri-Services, and Association of Indian Universities among others. This restoration of permanent membership and votes is in reversal of the top court’s earlier verdict mandating one …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked all state cricket bodies not to hold elections till it pronounced a verdict on finalisation of the draft constitution of the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), which incorporates the recommendations made by the Justice R.M. Lodha Committee on the organisational reforms in the apex cricketing …