As India prepares to host the third edition of Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmedabad organised by International Kabaddi Federation, indianexpress.com presents the list of matches that will be held at the mega event from October 7. Tournament will take place at the Arena by TranStadia in the capital city of Gujarat. Read more
Having missed the first two weeks of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a fracture on his hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Shikhar Dhawan is hoping to return to action “very soon” and is awaiting a clearance from the NCA.
The 27-year-old left-handed is back in India after spending time with his family in Melbourne. Read more
India inflicted a series whitewash on Australia on Sunday, thanks to a five wicket haul by left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja in the Australian second innings, and a battling unbeaten 82 by opening batsman Chesteswar Pujara in India’s second innings while chasing a victory total of 155.
For about the first 200 minutes of the day, it was spiteful spin, posturing, send-offs and some statesmanship. In all, 14 wickets fell for 168 runs on the third day of the final Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla cricket ground. Read more
Two-time champion Suresh Rana of Team Maruti retained his title in the six-day Rally Xtreme of the 11th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm which finished in Jaipur on Saturday.
Rana, who drove a Grand Vitara, won 12 of the 13 competitive stages in the race and finished 29 minutes and 33 seconds ahead of the pack. Chandigarh’s Sunny Sidhu finished second, followed by Lohit Urs in third place.
Overall, Team Maruti earned 70 per cent of the prizes from all categories and its drivers won the Rally Ndure and Xplore events too. Read more