Simbu overcomes stiff challenge from second-placed Kipkorir to win elite full marathon

Simbu overcomes stiff challenge from second-placed Kipkorir to win elite full marathon

It’s early morning. There are shiny lights going in sync with the sparkling blue carpet on the starting line. There are not many people around. It was, as they say, the calm before the storm. Despite the slight chill, the runners were all set to sweat it out in the 14th edition of the prestigious Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday. And, the race lived up to the excitement, with Alphone Simbu and Bornes Kitur emerging…

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R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja keep up top spaces in ICC Tests bowlers rankings India’s turn twins R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja clutched the main two openings in the ICC’s most recent Test positioning for bowlers while captain Virat Kohli was an indent behind Steve Smith in batsmen’s rundown. Ashwin (887 focuses) and Jadeja (879 focuses) were Nos 1 and 2 in the rundown while Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood (860 focuses), who picked up 29 focuses,…

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Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra to make a comeback

Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra to make a comeback

Indian cricket entered another period as Virat Kohli was today officially appointed captain for all three formats as he assumed control initiative for the restricted overs arrangement against England where veterans Yuvraj Singh and Ashish Nehra will make a comeback. While Mahendra Singh Dhoni, after over nine years in charge, will play just as guardian batsman, the national choice panel under MSK Prasad’s chairmanship named new kid on the block Delhi manager Rishabh Pant in…

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Dhoni decides to step down from captaincy

Dhoni decides to step down from captaincy

With under 20 hours to go before five insightful men of Indian cricket were to meet to pick squad for three One-day internationals and the same number of T20s against England, Mahendra Singh Dhoni unobtrusively chose to venture down from captaincy late on Wednesday. This may have come as a stun for cricket significant others however not for the individuals who have been taking after the late advancements with the Board of Control for Cricket…

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