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October 2019

Delhi T20I can’t be cancelled at the last moment: Ganguly

Kolkata, Oct 31: Ending speculation about the postponement of the first T20I match between India and Bangladesh due to the massive pollution and smog in Delhi, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said the contest can't be cancelled at the last minute. He however, also said the board will be careful from next time while selecting venues in the post-Diwali period."We have spoken to Delhi authorities in the last two days. They are expecting the match to go through. It…

Anushka describes Engineer’s ‘cups of tea’ charge as ‘ill intended lies’

Mumbai / New Delhi, Oct 31: Bollywood actress and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's wife, Anushka Sharma, posted a long tweet on Thursday, reacting to claims by India cricket legend Farokh Engineer that all that the BCCI Selectors did during the World Cup in England earlier this year was fetch "cups of tea" for her."The latest version of these ill intended lies is that I was being served tea by selectors at matches during the World Cup! I came to one game during the World Cup and sat in the family box…

BCCI AGM likely in November third week: Ganguly

Kolkata, Oct 31: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said the general body meeting of the board might be held in the third week of November."It will be held in the third week of November. The final date is yet to be confirmed," Ganguly told reporters at the Eden Gardens here. Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai had announced that the general body meeting of the BCCI will be held on October 23 and then President-elect Ganguly will call the AGM. Rai…

India to face Russia in Hockey Olympic Qualifiers

Bhubaneswar, Oct 31: The Indian men's hockey team will take on a lower-ranked Russia in the men's Olympic qualifiers here on Friday. The Indian team is just two matches away from booking their tickets for the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to be held next year.The Manpreet Singh-led Indian men's team is seen as the clear favourite against the world no.22 Russia. Ranked fifth in the world, the Indian men are expected to have an easy outing against the Russians. However, coach Graham Reid would know that even one…

ISL 2019: FC Goa out to break Guwahati jinx

Guwahati, Oct 31: A clash between two unbeaten sides in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2019-20 beckons as NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) play hosts to FC Goa at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Friday.Robert Jarni's NEUFC have had an impressive start to their campaign with four points from two matches. They picked up a point from Bengaluru in Bengaluru, a feat that not many teams have achieved, and followed it up with a thrilling win over Odisha FC. NEUFC have shown a tendency to tailor their game to…
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