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Friday, September 24, 2021Indian women's football team to travel abroad for international matches

Jammu, September 24: The Indian women's football team will play multiple international friendlies, starting next week in the UAE, as part of its preparation for the 2022 AFC Asian Cup at home.

According to the itinerary unveiled by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the women's team, which has been training in a camp in Jamshedpur for around a month, will play two friendlies against the


Friday, September 24, 2021CBI to probe death of Mahant Narendra Giri

Jammu, September 24: The Centre has given its approval for a CBI probe into the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri in Allahabad, officials said on Friday.

The seer, who was the president of the largest organisation of sadhus in India, was found hanging by his disciples at the Baghambari Mutt in Allahabad on Monday.

The Department of Personnel and Trainin


Friday, September 24, 2021Delhi Capitals aim for consolidation, RR hope to keep winning momentum going

Jammu, September 24: Operating like a well-oiled unit, Delhi Capitals will be eager to consolidate their top spot when they clash with a resurgent Rajasthan Royals, who will be keen to keep the winning momentum going in the Indian Premier League here on Saturday.

The Rishabh Pant-led side had a sensational first leg, winning six games in eight outings. They started the second phase on a high b


Thursday, September 23, 2021RCB seek return to winning ways against resilient CSK

Jammu, September 23: Star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to shrug off the crushing defeat in the previous outing and get their mojo back when they take on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's resilient Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match, here on Friday.

While RCB will look to start afresh, CSK got a confidence-boosting 20-run win against defending champions Mumba


Wednesday, September 22, 2021Losing IPL games narrowly has become a pattern for Punjab Kings: Kumble

DUBAI: Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble admitted that his team losing IPL games narrowly has become a pattern and the two-run defeat to Rajasthan Royals was certainly a difficult pill to swallow.

The Punjab side failed to score four runs from the final over with the Royals fast bowler Karthik Tyagi dismissing Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda and giving away only one run to snatch the win f


Tuesday, September 21, 2021ICC ODI Rankings: Mithali retains top spot, Satterthwaite enters top-five

Dubai: New Zealand's former captain Amy Satterthwaite has returned to the top five of the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings even as South Africa opener Lizelle Lee has slipped behind India captain Mithali Raj to second place in the latest update.

Satterthwaite, who has been top-ranked in the past, returned to number five position after five months, following an unbeaten 79 in the first ODI again


Monday, September 20, 2021RCB Playing XI: Hasaranga could make IPL debut

Jammu, September 20: Royal Challengers Bangalore have added depth for the second phase of the IPL. Yes, without Washington Sundar, they miss a spinner who can bowl in Powerplays, while Adam Zampa’s absence, too, could be a factor. But the franchise has brought in a smart replacement in Wanindu Hasaranga. George Garton was in excellent form in the Blast semifinal, both with bat and ball, playing f


Monday, September 20, 2021Cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Foundation and Accenture add 50 Critical Care Beds to Government Medical College & Hospital in Srinagar

Srinagar, September 20, 2021: Under its #Mission1000Beds initiative, YouWeCan Foundation, run by international cricketing icon Yuvraj Singh, has set up 50 Critical Care Unit (CCU) beds at the Government Medical College & Hospital in Srinagar, in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Funds contributed by Accenture have also been used by YouWeCan Foundation to provide a range of medical equipme


Sunday, September 19, 2021Pakistan cricket has always moved forward after setbacks: Ramiz Raja

Lahore, Sep 19: New Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has emphasised that the country's cricket had gone through experiences similar to the one when the New Zealand team pulled out at the last minute but it had "always moved forward".

Raja posted a video on the PCB website after the New Zealand team pulled out hours before the start of the three-match One-day International serie