IPL 10: Irfan Pathan replaces injured Bravo in Gujarat Lions squad

Gujarat, April 25 -- Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has been roped in by Gujarat Lions as a replacement for injured Dwayne Bravo for the remainder of the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Bravo sustained a hamstring injury in December during the Big Bash League after which he went under surgery and has not played a single game in this edition of the IPL.

Confirming the news of his signing, Irfan posted a picture of hims... Read More

Zaheer Khan meets his special one, but Anil Kumble congratulates wrong Sagarika

India, April 25 -- Zaheer Khan's announcement about his engagement with actor Sagarika Ghatge set the social media abuzz on Monday. Joining the long-list of well-wishers were Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble but he made a goof-up.

It was a case of mistaken identity for Kumble as he tagged the wrong Sagarika while wishing his former teammate.

The former India leg-spinner instead of tagging the actor mistakenly tagged Sagarika Ghose, who is ... Read More

Sukma attack an outcome of intelligence failure?

Raipur, April 25 -- At least 26 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred and six others were injured in a Maoist attack at Burkapal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh yesterday.

This was the second attack in just over one month in the same district. The last was on March 11 when 12 security personnel were killed.

Despite having sophisticated weapons and training, each attack by Maoists leave the forces helpless. Yesterday's at... Read More

Is Sunil Grover returning to TV with new show? Here's what the comedian said

New Delhi, April 25 -- Over the past few days, speculations are rife that Sunil Grover would be making his big comeback with a new comedy show. Now, the funny man himself has come to the forefront to clarify the ongoing rumour about his career.

Fondly known as Mashoor Gulati, the ace comedian spoke about the matter during his live show in Baroda.

Sunil Grover said "I won't deny the fact that there are offers. Yes, I've been asked to do another ... Read More

Priyanka Chopra to play Kalpana Chawla in biopic?

India, April 25 -- After essaying titular role in Oomung Kumar's Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra is all set to play astronaut Kalpana Chawla in a biopic on the first woman of Indian origin to go to space.

A Mid Day report claimed Priyanka's team had confirmed that she will play Kalpana in the biopic and added that the team has been involved in the "legwork of the film for past one year". "The film will be mounted on an international scale. A new produ... Read More

Tsotsobe charged

Midrand, April 25 -- Cricket South Africa's anti-corruption unit yesterday charged former Proteas and Highveld Lions player Lonwabo Tsotsobe with corruption. The CSA said Tsotsobe was being charged with contriving to fix or otherwise improperly influence, or being party to a scheme in which attempts would be made to fix or improperly influence a match or matches in the 2015 Ram Slam T20 Challenge. Previous findings and bans were imposed on Gulam ... Read More

Zaheer Khan gets engaged to actress Sagarika Ghatge

New Delhi, April 25 -- Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has got engaged to Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge.

Khan announced the engagement news on Twitter. Never laugh at your wifes choices. You are one of them !!! Partners for life. #engaged @sagarikavghatge, Khan tweeted. Sagarika Ghatge is better known for her performance in the movie s Chak De! India. Sagarika tweeted: Partners for life !!! #engaged @ImZaheer. In the picture posted on ... Read More

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiants beats Mumbai Indians by three runs

Mumbai, April 25 -- Rising Pune Supergiants defeated Mumbai Indians by three runs to register yet another victory in the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League, on Monday.

Losing the toss, Pune had to come out to bat in the first half of the match and managed to score 160 for the loss of six wickets. Rahul Tripathy again played well for RPS and was the top scorer for the side with 45 runs from 31 balls. Though Pune captain Steve Smith starte... Read More

IPL 2017: Kolkata Knight Riders responded after my 'threat'

India, April 25 -- For the first time in my seven years with KKR I was fuming. The loss against Gujarat Lions was still haunting. On the back of that, we collapsed from 65 for 1 to 131 all out against RCB. It was unacceptable.

Normally I eat something during the break with my favourite being the "paturi" fish (baked fish with mustard wrapped in a banana leaf). Instead, I went and stood underneath the shower for about 3 to 4 minutes thinking it w... Read More

Arrest warrants issued against TM Dilshan

Sri Lanka, April 25 -- Colombo Magistrate's Court has issued warrants to arrest former cricketer of the national cricket squad Tillakaratne Dilshan yesterday.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinge issued warrants when he failed to appear in courts as advised.

The case will be taken up again on May 24.

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