Monthly Archives: August 2019

2nd Test: Bumrah’s hat-trick, Vihari’s maiden ton put India in control

Pacer Jasprit Bumrah wreaked havoc with a six-wicket haul as West Indies ended Day 2 at 87/7 in Jamaica. Bumrah also claimed his maiden hat-trick as he became the only third Indian to do so in Test cricket after Harbhajan Singh and Irfan Pathan. Earlier, Hanuma Vihari (111) maiden ton helped India post 416 in the first innings.

Rafael Nadal breezes into US Open fourth round

The three-time champion took control of the match when he broke the South Korean’s serve in the first set to grab a 4-2 lead and never looked back on a sunsoaked Arthur Ashe Stadium court as he booked a last 16 clash with either John Isner or Marin Cilic.

Townsend extends US Open run as Coco-Osaka showdown looms

American qualifier Taylor Townsend vowed to ride her surprise US Open run “all the way” after reaching the last 16 Saturday ahead of a blockbuster showdown between defending champion Naomi Osaka and teen phenom Coco Gauff.

EPL: Liverpool stay top with club record-breaking win at Burnley

Premier League leaders Liverpool set a new club record of 13 straight top flight wins with a 3-0 victory at Burnley on Saturday, maintaining their two-point advantage over champions Manchester City.

Jasprit Bumrah becomes third Indian to claim hat-trick in Tests

Ace India pacer Jasprit Bumrah wrote his name in the record book on Saturday, when he claimed his maiden hat-trick in Test cricket against West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Bumrah became only the third Indian bowler to achieve the feat in the longest-format of the game.

Jasprit Bumrah becomes third Indian to claim hat-trick in Tests

Ace India pacer Jasprit Bumrah wrote his name in the record book on Saturday, when he claimed his maiden hat-trick in Test cricket against West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica. Bumrah became only the third Indian bowler to achieve the feat in the longest-format of the game.

WC: Yashaswini wins 10m Air Pistol gold, secures Olympic quota

Young shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal on Saturday won gold in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and secured an Olympic quota. This is India’s ninth quota in shooting for 2020 Tokyo Games.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (September 1) that comprise the Day 3 of the second Test match between India and West Indies.

FATF revises anti-terror targets for Pakistan

Opportunities create experience, looking forward to one: Murali Vijay

Opportunities create experience, looking forward to one: Murali Vijay