Uncapped Chakravarthy fetches big bucks at IPL auction, Yuvraj finds a buyer at last

New Delhi, December 18: Unheralded architect-turned-cricketer Varun Chakravarthy on Tuesday fetched a sensational bid of Rs 8.4 crore, more than 40 times his base price, before veteran Yuvraj Singh finally found a buyer at the IPL players’ auction that had…

Oz on course for series-levelling win

PERTH, December 17: Australia need five wickets in the second Test to secure a series-levelling victory with India’s daunting run chase on a menacing pitch teetering at stumps on day four on Monday. Chasing 287 runs after bowling out Australia’s…

Sikkim thrash Mizoram; Nagaland salvage draw

Jorhat, December 17: Pacer Ishwar Chaudhary grabbed a six-wicket haul as Sikkim thrashed Mizoram by 105 runs in their Ranji Trophy Plate Group fixture here Monday. In Dehradun, Nagaland’s Arbar Kazi produced a strong rearguard fightback with 157 not out…

Lionel Messi hat-trick restores Barcelona’s La Liga lead

Madrid, December 17: Lionel Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday to regain their three-point lead at the top of the table. The 31-year-old Argentinian arrived in Valencia…

Cottrell, Hope guide West Indies to crushing T20 win

SYLHET (Bangladesh), December 17: Left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell delivered a career best 4-28 before Shai Hope struck a half-century as West Indies crushed Bangladesh by eight wickets in their Twenty20 series opener Monday. West Indies raced to 130-2 in just…

PV Sindhu defeats Nozomi Okuhara to clinch maiden BWF World Tour Finals title

GUANGZHOU, December 16: A relieved P V Sindhu let out a joyous scream when she finally laid her hands on a gold medal by claiming the World Tour Finals with a win over 2017 world champion Nozomi Okuhara on Sunday.…

India vs Australia 2nd Test: Bruised Australia build vital lead against India in Perth

PERTH, December 16: Australia battled through an onslaught from India’s fiery fast bowlers on the third day of the second Test, building an ominous 175-run lead with six wickets in hand on a menacing Perth Stadium pitch that is expected…

‘King’ Kohli becomes second fastest to 25th Test ton

Perth, December 16: Virat Kohli Sunday became the second fastest to 25 Test centuries with his sixth ton in Australia, joining boyhood hero Sachin Tendulkar, and celebrated by suggesting he lets his bat do the talking. The 30-year-old Kolhi, however,…

Selection for State Sports Academy Kohima

Dimapur, December 17: The Youth Resources & Sports Department has selected candidates for admission to State Sports Academy, IG Stadium, Kohima for the academic session 2019. The election for admission into the State Sports Academy, IG Stadium was held on…

Ruopfüzhano Whiso to participate in Mumbai Marathon

Kohima, December 15: A staggering 27% of young women experiences physical violence which numerically translates to nearly 10 crore Indian women, said Family Planning Association (FPA) India, Nagaland Branch, General Manager Vincent Belho on Saturday. Addressing a press conference at…