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August 2018

Tamil Nadu stalwart Badrinath quits all forms of cricket

Chennai, Aug 31: Former India and Tamil Nadu batsman Subramaniam Badrinath on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in a specially organised presser at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) headquarters here."This has certainly not been an easy decision to be honest. I've been pondering over it. I've mentioned it to (CSK CEO) Kasi Viswanathan," Badrinath told reporters, as quoted by cricbuzz. "Somehow my hand didn't go into penning the letter over the last year.…

India U-23 wrap up Sydney tour with 4-0 win over Rydalmere Lions FC

New Delhi, Aug 31: The India Under-23 side wrapped up their exposure trip in style by registering an emphatic 4-0 victory over Rydalmere Lions FC at the Valentine Sports Park in Sydney on Friday.Farukh Choudhary (6th, 38th) bagged a first-half brace before super-sub Manvir Singh (74th, 77th) added two more in three minutes to hand India a comfortable victory. India, during their preparatory camp in Sydney, won two of the three friendly games against APIA Leichhardt Tigers FC (August 25) and Rydalmere Lions FC (August 31),…

Mourinho is special, he has won a lot: Brazil’s Ronaldo

Rome, Aug 31: Brazilian football legend Ronaldo has put his weight behind under-fire Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho and said he believes the Portuguese can turn things around.Mourinho is under pressure after United started the English Premier League season with one win and two defeats. They lost 0-3 at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Monday which made matters worse. "I don't know what's happening in Manchester, but wait before criticising Mou -- he's special and he's won a lot," he…

4th Test: England strike thrice to reduce India to 181/5 at tea

Southampton, Aug 31: England struck thrice in the second session to reduce India to 181/5 at tea on day 2 of the fourth Test at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium here on Friday.At the breather, Cheteshwar Pujara went back undefeated on a patient 70 after losing his partner Rishabh Pant for a duck on the final ball before the post-lunch session came to an end. Resuming the session at 100/2, Pujara and Virat Kohli (46) consolidated the innings further by putting together a brilliant 92-run third wicket stand that deflated the…
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