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When will Roman Reigns lose WWE Undisputed Universal Championship?

Roman Reigns aka The Tribal Chief retained his title at SummerSlam 2023.

Roman Reigns extended his incredible WWE Undisputed Universal Championship run after defeating Jey Uso at the SummerSlam(AP/WWE)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 11:23 AM IST

‘Eleven months is…’: AUS legend's no-nonsense statement on Bumrah's comeback

The legendary Australian pacer feels Jasprit Bumrah can make an instant impact for Team India despite missing the entire home season.

India's Jasprit Bumrah sits on the fence during the match (Reuters)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 10:07 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Wasim Jaffer identifies Ishan Kishan's replacement for T20I series decider vs WI

Wasim Jaffer wants Ishan Kishan to make way for a promising young talent in the third T20I against the West Indies.

India's Ishan Kishan is bowled by West Indies' Romario Shepherd during their second T20 cricket match (AP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 10:43 AM IST
By, New Delhi

IND predicted XI vs WI, 3rd T20I: Kuldeep returns as India play to save series

IND predicted XI vs WI, 3rd T20I: The batting has been a concern, with the lineups not working out and falling cheaply both in Tarouba and Guyana.

IND predicted XI vs WI, 3rd T20I(AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2023 07:40 AM IST

'Dravid doesn't support Hardik like...': Ex-India cricketer questions The Wall

On Hardik Pandya's run as India captain, Parthiv Patel says the support he is getting from Rahul Dravid not the same as Ashish Nehra.

Hardik Pandya's support from Rahul Dravid isn't the same as Ashish Nehra, feels Parthiv Patel.(Getty)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 08:43 AM IST

Star Sports deletes Asia Cup promo of Dhawan's 'Pakistan' message for India

Shikhar Dhawan spoke about the impending Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan next month and about his experience of being part of the rivalry.

Shikhar Dhawan is not in reckoning for selection for the Asia Cup squad
Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

KKR coach backs out-of-favour star to team up with Hardik Pandya at Team India

The star has been kept as one of the standbys for the Asian Games, which will be held in September-October in Hangzhou, China.

Hardik Pandya bowls against West Indies (AP)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 06:40 AM IST

Ex-IND pacer slams critics for pointing finger at Dravid for Hardik's Chahal act

A former India fast bowler has jumped to Dravid's defence while pointing fingers at Hardik for the two defeats.

The captain and the head coach have been criticised for India's twin T20I loss against West Indies
Published on Aug 08, 2023 06:13 AM IST

Lakers legend Jerry West draws stunning comparison between Jokic and LeBron

NBA great Jerry West, aka The Logo, has now compared Jokic with Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.

Jerry West hailed Jokic as a player who has “the greatest pair of hands.”
Published on Aug 07, 2023 10:41 PM IST

Babar Azam matches Chris Gayle magnificent T20 feat with incredible ton in LPL

Babar Azam scored 104 off 59 balls to help his side close the stiff 189-run chase in 19.5 overs.

Babar Azam scored 104 off 59 balls(Twitter)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 10:25 PM IST

From Mavericks to Pelicans, 5 NBA teams who are dark horses for title this year

From Dallas Mavericks to New Orleans Pelicans, here are five teams who have the ability to take down even the most powerful outfits when things click.

Getting points on the board will not be an issue for Mavericks, but the defensive chinks are a cause for worry
Published on Aug 07, 2023 10:22 PM IST

Djokovic termed 'dinosaur' by own coach as Alcaraz warned about US Open threats

Djokovic's coach sent a "threatening" message to Alcaraz warning him about two of opponents barring the 36-year-old who could disrupt his hopes in New York.

Carlos Alcaraz has been warned about new US Open threats besides Novak Djokovic
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 10:05 PM IST

ICC punishes Nicholas Pooran for 'publicly criticising' umpire during 2nd India

Pooran has been punished by the ICC for breaching the Code of Conduct during the match in Guyana on Sunday and handed a hefty fine.

Nicholas Pooran (L) of the West Indies chats with umpires Leslie Reifer Jr. (C) and Nigel Duguid (R) during the 2nd T20I match between West Indies and India at Guyana National Stadium in Providence, Guyana, on August 6(AFP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 09:31 PM IST

‘It’s not broken': Gunther on rewriting WWE history

Gunther has held the Intercontinental title for over 400 days and will have to remain undefeated till September 7 to surpass The Honky Tonk Man’s record.

WWE Intercontinental champion Gunther(WWE)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 08:25 PM IST

'He's like Rohit': Ashwin's stupendous WC suggestion for IND's middle-order woes

Ashwin has a “stupendous” suggestion for chief selector Ajit Agarkar and the team management which could probably solve India's middle-order woes.

Ashwin has an out-of-the-box suggestion for India selectors for the World Cup
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 09:49 PM IST

'Gill going to fail…': KKR coach passes deal-breaking verdict on India opener

KKR assistant coach Abhishek Nayar says Shubman Gill will raise his stakes even further with a commanding show at the World Cup.

Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill during a practice session
(ICC Twitter)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 07:51 PM IST

Can Mohamed Salah leave Liverpool for Al Ittihad?

Salah, who continues to produce at a very high level at the tip of Jurgen Klopp’s team, was linked with a move to Al Ittihad.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool FC reacts during the preseason friendly(AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 07:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Way Gill, Kishan are batting...': Ex-pacer launches all-out attack on IND stars

The former Indian pacer was not pleased with the batting performances of Ishan Kishan and Shubman Gill.

West Indies' bowler Yannic Cariah watches India's batsmen Shubman Gill  and Ishan Kishan building up their partnership(AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 07:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Man United star Raphael Varane slams FA for 'refusing' to listen to players

Manchester United were one of the worst-affected teams, playing in over 60 matches across 4 competitions.

Real Madrid's Brazilian forward Vini Jr. (L) fights for the ball with Manchester United's French defender Raphael Varane(AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:09 PM IST

Why Djokovic's absence in ATP Toronto is good news for Alcaraz ahead of US Open

Carlos Alcaraz will begin his campaign in Canadian Open on Wednesday when he faces the winner of Bernabé Zapata Miralles and Ben Shelton

If Carlos Alcaraz wins the tournament, he will be take his ranking tally from 6685 to 7675
Published on Aug 07, 2023 06:07 PM IST

'I know everything about you': Sachin Tendulkar's golden words to Tilak Varma

The introduction of Tilak Varma in the international stage has been the biggest positive for India in the five-match T20I series against West Indies.

Tilak Varma in action against West Indies(AFP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 07:44 PM IST

'Decided not to watch but...': Rohit buries ghost of WC 2011 with painful remark

Taking a trip down memory lane, Rohit Sharma recalled India's bitter-sweet campaigns at the ICC World Cup.

Rohit Sharma signs autograph after the third ODI cricket match between India and West Indies(AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 05:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rohit Sharma's blockbuster reaction on Tilak Varma's 'Samaira' celebration vs WI

Tilak Varma has been the only positive in India's back-to-back defeats in the T20I series against West Indies

India captain Rohit Sharma reacts to Tilak Varma's celebration on scoring maiden international fifty
Updated on Aug 07, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Ex-India cricketers 'baffled' and 'mind-blown' at Hardik Pandya's tactical botch

If Hardik's post-match comments has fetched in criticism in abundance, the all-rounder is now facing flak for not giving Yuzvendra Chahal a final over vs WI.

India's captain Hardik Pandya is bowled by West Indies' Alzarri Joseph.(AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:53 PM IST

'Federer, without a doubt': Berrettini’s colossal statement about childhood idol

Matteo Berrettini made a colossal statement about his childhood tennis idol Roger Federer during a recent interview.

Matteo Berrettini spoke about Roger Federer.
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:37 PM IST

'Without Bumrah...': Kaif's blistering 'Rohit, Dravid' WC message amid criticism

While most have gone to the extent of writing off the side for the 2023 World Cup, Mohammad Kaif has jumped to Team India's defense with a blistering message.

Mohammad Kaif's message took internet by storm
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:12 PM IST

Pooran shatters T20I record against India, leaves Buttler, Maxwell in his wake

Nicholas Pooran has been instrumental in West Indies taking a 2-0 lead in their five-match T20I series against India.

Pooran scored his half century in 29 balls on Sunday(AFP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 03:53 PM IST

Watch: Sadio Mane joins Cristiano Ronaldo in trademark 'Siu!' goal celebration

Sadio Mane parrotted Cristiano Ronaldo as the Portuguese whipped out his famous celebration after scoring in the Arab Club Champions Cup quarterfinal

Video has captured Ronaldo doing the trademark move, with Mane parroting him in the background
Published on Aug 07, 2023 03:31 PM IST

'Time running out': Ex-India batter includes Samson in India's 'negative points'

Given the 'inconsistent' tag Sanju Samson has dealt with throughout his career, the time to get rid of it is running out, feels Parthiv Patel.

Sanju Samson is out stumped during the 2nd T20I.(AP)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 03:23 PM IST
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