Category Archives: Sports

SRH will badly miss Warner, Bairstow: Williamson

In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one thing that has been consistent for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is the brilliant batting performance of their openers, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.

Sakshi, Bajrang to lead India’s challenge at Asian Wrestling

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and World No. 1 Bajrang Punia will spearhead India’s campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships starting on Tuesday.

Kavinder stuns world champ to enter Asian Boxing semis

Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) upstaged reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev to be assured of his maiden Asian Championship medal, while Sonia Chahal (57kg) advanced to the last-four of the women’s draw at the continental showpiece here Monday. Also making the semis was national champion Deepak Singh (49kg).

Kavinder stuns world champ to enter Asian Boxing semis

Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg) upstaged reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev, while Amit Panghal (52kg) edged past familiar foe and Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov, assuring themselves of medals at the Asian Boxing Championships on Monday.

Like Dhoni, Rohit knows the IPL inside out: KXIP coach

Former New Zealand cricket Head coach Mike Hesson, who is now guiding Kings XI Punjab in IPL in a chat with TimesofIndia.com, spoke about the Punjab squad balance, Ashwin’s captaincy, managing the workload of World Cup bound Indian players in his team, KL Rahul and Mohammed Shami, the most impressive IPL captains, the Chris Gayle factor and much more.

Hassan and Asghar named in Afghanistan’s World Cup squad

Pacer Hamid Hassan and former captain Asghar Afghan were on Monday named in Afghanistan’s 15-strong World Cup squad headlined by IPL stars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.

MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to hit 200 IPL sixes

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has become the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

We need to bat well at the top: MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni urged his top-order to get their acts together and finish more matches going into the business-end of the Indian Premier League.

Big sports events today

NEW DELHI: Here are the big sports events lined up for Monday (April 22) that comprise action from Indian Premier League 2019 and Asian Athletics Championship.

Ten times when IPL teams changed captains mid-season

On Saturday, Rajasthan Royals sacked Ajinkya Rahane as captain, replacing him with Steve Smith. This was the 10th instance when the baton of captaincy was passed mid-season in the IPL. TOI looks at the other nine occasions.