2nd Test: Hanuma Vihari blames poor shot selection for Indian dismissals on Day 1

Hanuma Vihari on Saturday said poor shot selection led to India getting bowled out for a below-par 242 against New Zealand on a “fair pitch”, dealing a blow to their hopes of a comeback in the two-Test series. New Zealand were 63 for no loss at stumps on the opening day of the second and … Read more

2nd Test: India pacers fail to strike after Kyle Jamieson stars in familiar Indian collapse

India were bundled out for 242 despite 3 of their batsmen posting fifty-plus scores on the opening day of the 2nd and final Test against New Zealand in Christchurch on Saturday. India’s 242 is the third lowest total in Test history when 3 or more batsmen in the top 7 scored more than 50 runs. … Read more

India vs New Zealand 2nd Test Live Streaming: When, where and how to watch live telecast

After conceding a heavy defeat in the first Test in Wellington, Team India will look to bounce back and level the two-match series when they take on New Zealand in the second game beginning Saturday. But Ishant Sharma being ruled out of the game is not a news that would be pleasing to skipper Virat … Read more

India vs New Zealand: Onus on batsmen as Virat Kohli and Co. face hosts in must-win 2nd Test

A captain otherwise known as a run-machine is now without an international hundred in the past 20 innings. Twin failures for a young wicketkeeper and an even younger opener. Their best fast bowler from the last match injured. And to top all this, the failure to win a single Test match in Christchurch ever. Suffice … Read more

When Virat Kohli comes out to bat, we will be ready: Tom Latham reveals New Zealand’s plans for 2nd Test

New Zealand opener Tom Latham revealed New Zealand’s plans for keeping India captain Virat Kohli quiet when the 2 teams meet in the 2nd and final Test of the ongoing series from Saturday and Christchurch. Tom Latham pointed out that there will be a lot of sideways movement on offer at the Hagley Oval and … Read more

NZ coach Gary Stead says ‘Neil Wagner will come back’ for 2nd Test vs IND

New Zealand coach Gary Stead felt his pace bowlers had never been more accurate than in their 10-wicket win over India in the first Test in Wellington but he expected the visitors would be more competitive in the second match in Christchurch. Pace spearheads Tim Southee and Trent Boult returned to the side after missing … Read more

FIH Pro League: India beat Australia via shootout in 2nd match

India bounced back in style to beat title holders Australia 3-1 via a shoot-out in the second match of the two-leg FIH Pro League match here on Saturday. Both the teams were locked 2-2 at the end of regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium. India converted two penalty corners through Rupinder Pal Singh (25th minute) … Read more

Asian Wrestling Championships: Divya Kakran 2nd Indian woman to win gold medal

Asian Wrestling Championships: In a stunning display of power wrestling, Divya Kakran won all four bouts in five-wrestler 68kg category, as the competition was fought in the round-robin format Divya Kakran won gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships. (PTI Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Divya Kakran won gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships on Thursday Divya … Read more

Barcelona Masters: Saina Nehwal , Srikanth advance to 2nd round, HS Prannoy loses

India star shuttler Saina Nehwal advanced to the women’s singles 2nd round of the Barcelona Spain Masters with a win over Germany’s Yvonne Li, while Kidambi Srikanth beat compatriot Shubhankar Dey 23-21, 21-18 to advance further. Saina Nehwal entered 2nd round of Barcelona Spain Masters. (IANS Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Saina Nehwal advanced to 2nd round of … Read more

Dubai Open: Sania Mirza, Caroline Garcia lose in 2nd round of women’s doubles

Sania Mirza and her French partner Caroline Garcia lost 2-6, 4-6 in the second round of Dubai Open against fifth seeds Saisai Zheng of China and Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic. Sania Mirza lost in the 2nd round of the Dubai Open. (IANS Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Sania Mirza’s campaign at the Dubai Open came to an … Read more