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Airee becomes 3rd player to smash six sixes in an over in men’s T20Is
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Airee becomes 3rd player to smash six sixes in an over in men’s T20Is

Al Amerat, Apr 13: Nepal all-rounder Dipendra Singh Airee has become the third batter to hit six sixes in an over in men’s T20Is. Airee achieved the momentous feat by smashing six sixes in an over in the ACC Men’s T20I Premier Cup clash against Qatar at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground here on Saturday. Airee, who smashed the six sixes in the last over of Nepal’s innings against medium pacer Kamran Khan, has now joined Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard to become the third batter to achieve this feat in men’s T20Is. His feat meant that Airee went from 28 off 15 balls before the start of the over to 64 from 21 balls and took Nepal to 210/7. Yuvraj was the first batter to smash six sixes when he did so in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2007 off Stuart Broad. Pollard joined him in the excl...
Indian Hockey team loses 2-3 to Australia in thrilling last match of test series
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Indian Hockey team loses 2-3 to Australia in thrilling last match of test series

Perth, Apr 13: Harmanpreet Singh and Boby Singh Dhami scored a goal each, but the Indian men’s hockey team went down 2-3 to Australia in a tightly contested fifth and final test match, suffering a 5-0 thrashing in the bilateral test series. Harmanpreet put India ahead in the fourth minute of the match and Boby Singh reduced the margin in the 53rd minute after Jeremy Hayward (20’), Ky Willott (38’), and Tim Brand (39’) scored the goals for the hosts. In the first quarter, India kicked off with a focused approach to maintaining ball possession and setting the tempo of the game. This tactic enabled them to breach Australia’s defence multiple times, earning consecutive penalty corners. Captain Harmanpreet Singh (4’) capitalised on the second chance, expertly slotting in a grounded...
i-league 2023-24 | Namdhari FC rattle Real Kashmir FC to record big win
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i-league 2023-24 | Namdhari FC rattle Real Kashmir FC to record big win

Srinagar, Apr 13: Manvir Singh struck a brace of goals to help debutants Namdhari FC finish in the ninth position in the I-League 2023-24 when they inflicted a humiliating 4-1 defeat on Real Kashmir FC at the TRC Football Turf here on Saturday. Manvir scored in the 60th and 90th minute after Stephen Acquah (20th min) and Imanol Arana Sadaba (24th min-p) had given them a 2-0 lead early in the first half. Lalramdinsanga Ralte scored the lone consolation goal for Real Kashmir. With these three points, Namdhari FC ended their campaign with 27 points from 24 matches. They won seven matches, drew six and lost the rest. Real Kashmir FC, who were engaged in the championship battle till late in the competition, remained stuck in fifth place with 40 points from 24 matches. The defeat a...
Jay Shah congratulates inaugural 1984 Asia Cup winner team India
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Jay Shah congratulates inaugural 1984 Asia Cup winner team India

New Delhi, Apr 13: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah congratulated team India, who won the inaugural edition of Asia Cup back in 1984 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the round-robin league stage. The inaugural edition of the Asia Cup included Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka. India after beating Sri Lanka and Pakistan in the league matches won the tournament. India, defending the target of 189, rode on the match-winning performance by former India cricketer Ravi Shastri and Roger Binny’s three-fers and defeated Pakistan by 54 runs. Jay Shah wishing the team on ‘X’ (formerly Twitter wrote, “On this day in 1984, Team India won the inaugural edition of the Asia Cup, propelled by Surinder Khanna’s pivotal 56 against Pakistan. Ravi Shastri’s excepti...
Gaurav Gill finishes Day 1 of Otago Rally in top-three
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Gaurav Gill finishes Day 1 of Otago Rally in top-three

New Delhi, Apr 13: JK Tyre’s Gaurav Gill put himself in the battle for the win with a top-three placing at the end of the opening day of the Otago Rally in New Zealand. Piloting 2022 APRC champion and 10-time Otago Rally winner Haydon Paddon’s Hyundai i20 N Rally2 machine, Gill and his New-Zealand based co-driver Jared Hudson were third on the timesheets, a little over 30 seconds behind overall leader Jack Hawkeswood and 11 seconds adrift of second-placed Robbie Stokes. On day one, the drivers navigated through eight special stages. Gill lost fifteen seconds on stage 5 due to an error, but the triple-APRC champion offered proof of his outright speed by winning stages 4, 7 and 8. Gaurav Gill said, “It has been a very unique experience; the super-fast stages are so distinct and...
Haven’t thought about retirement: Rohit Sharma
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Haven’t thought about retirement: Rohit Sharma

New Delhi, Apr 12: India skipper Rohit Sharma said he hasn’t really thought about his retirement from the game, adding that he wishes to have a crack at playing the 2025 World Test Championship final after missing out on a chance to lift the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup title on home soil. Rohit, 36, was a member of India’s 2007 Men’s T20 World Cup victory in South Africa and of 2013 Champions Trophy triumph in England. He and India were on the verge of lifting 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup title at home, but a loss to Australia in the final at Ahmedabad ended those hopes. In the same year, India had to contend with being runners-up of the WTC 2023 final to Australia at The Oval in London. “I haven’t really thought about it (retirement from the game). But, I don’t know where life takes...
Ishan Kishan scores fastest fifty for Mumbai Indians during RCB clash
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Ishan Kishan scores fastest fifty for Mumbai Indians during RCB clash

Home » Sports » Ishan Kishan scores fastest fifty for Mumbai Indians during RCB clash Mumbai, Apr 12: During the 25th clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB), wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan… Ishan Kishan scores fastest fifty for Mumbai Indians during RCB clash IANS Mumbai, Apr 12: During the 25th clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers ...
RKFC to lock horns with Namdhari FC today
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RKFC to lock horns with Namdhari FC today

Srinagar Apr 12: Real Kashmir Football Club (RKFC) is set to face Namdhari FC in a crucial match on Saturday at TRC Ground Srinagar, aiming to secure the 3rd spot in the I-League season 2023-2024. Currently positioned 4th in the standings with 40 points from 23 matches (including 11 wins, seven draws, and five losses), a victory on Saturday would propel them to 3rd place. There are 13 teams participating in the I League season 2023-2024 from across the country. Speaking at a pre-match press conference on Friday, RKFC head coach Ishfaq Ahmad expressed the team’s determination to end the season on a high note. He acknowledged the challenge posed by Namdhari FC, who had previously defeated RKFC 1-0 on their home ground, but emphasized the team’s readiness to secure all three poin...
Rakhshinda, Vishal from J&K to represent India in World Deaf Judo Championship
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Rakhshinda, Vishal from J&K to represent India in World Deaf Judo Championship

Srinagar, Apr 12: Two deaf judokas from Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council’s Judo Academy, Rakhshinda Mehak and Vishal Khajuria, have been selected to represent India at the upcoming 2nd World Deaf Judo Championship in Turkestan, Kazakhstan from April 11-15, 2024. This will be the second time the duo from Jammu and Kashmir union territory has earned the honour of representing the country at the prestigious global event for deaf judokas. Mehak and Khajuria have been training rigorously at the MA Stadium Judo Centre under the guidance of Chief Judo Coach Suraj Bhan Singh. They are part of a six-member Indian contingent, which includes four women and two men, for the world championship. While Mehak and Khajuria hail from J&K, the other members of the Indian team are two women ...
Junior Women’s Swimming Series | Vanshika of MCS Pathankot creates history
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Junior Women’s Swimming Series | Vanshika of MCS Pathankot creates history

Jammu, Apr 9:  Junior Women’s Swimming Series Round 2, held from March 28 to 30 in Bahadurgarh, Haryana, witnessed the remarkable achievements of Vanshika, a student of Montessori Cambridge School, Pathankot. A statement issued by school management said that she secured the first position in the 200-meter freestyle, second position in the 200-meter butterfly and second place in the 200-meter individual medley, along with clinching the third spot in the 100-meter butterfly. For her outstanding performance, she was rewarded with a Rs 20,000 prize from Khelo India and an additional Rs 20,000 from the Haryana government. On this significant occasion, Principal Rashmi Ahluwalia, chairman Vinod Mahajan and Vice Chairman Akash Mahajan extended heartfelt congratulations to Vanshika an...