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Indian Spokesman Correspondent NEW ZEALAND: A superb performance from the bowlers, gave the Indian U-19 cricket team a thumping eight-wicket win over Australia in the final of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand on Saturday. The Indians, led by Prithvi Shaw, remained unbeaten through the tournament to lift a record fourth title. …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram : India past New Zealand by six runs in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday to claim the three-match Twenty20 International series 2-1. The game was reduced to eight-overs-a-side due to rain as international cricket returned to Thiruvananthapuram after a gap of 29 years. After setting a modest target of 68 runs after rain …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent PUNE: India produced a clinical performance under pressure to beat New Zealand by six wickets in a must-win game and level three-match series 1-1.  Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/45) led an inspired Indian bowling effort to restrict New Zealand to a modest 230 for nine. Later, Shikhar Dhawan (68 off 84 balls) and Dinesh …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent DHAKA: India  ended their 10-year wait for continental triumph when they beat a gutsy Malaysia 2-1 in a nail-biting final to clinch their third Asia Cup hockey title. India, who won the Asia Cup last time in 2007 in Chennai, scored from field efforts through Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent MUMBAI: New Zealand batsmen showed clinical efficiency in a tricky chase to spoil Virat Kohli’s milestone match with a comfortable six-wicket victory over India in the opening one-day international on Sunday. For the ‘Black Caps’, young gun Tom Latham (103*) and senior pro Ross Taylor (95) batted with lot of purpose, chasing …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent DHAKA: India thrashed Pakistan 4-0 to top the Super 4 stage and enter the final of Asia Cup hockey in Dhaka on Saturday. They will take on Malaysia in the summit clash. A dominant India continued their unbeaten run in the tournament and thrashed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-0 to sail into the final …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent KOCHI: In what could be a shocking blow to former Indian pacer S Sreesanth, a division bench of the Kerala high court on Tuesday upheld the appeal made by the BCCI against the earlier single bench verdict that lifted the life ban on the bowler in August this year. The division bench …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent Mumbai: Dinesh Karthik has returned to the Indian cricket team for the three-match ODI series against New Zealand starting on October 22. The T20 series against Australia ended in a 1-1 draw after a wet outfield forced the abandonment of the third T20 in Hyderabad on Friday. Shikhar Dhawan, who missed the …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent INDIA: Veteran speedster Ashish Nehra has decided to retire from competitive cricket after the first T20 International against New Zealand at his home ground, Feroz Shah Kotla, on November 1. According to a senior BCCI official, the 38-year-old Ashish Nehra has intimated his decision to chief coach Ravi Shastri and skipper Virat …

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Indian Spokesman Correspondent CANADA: The 38-year-old lawyer, Jagmeet Singh, made history on Sunday as he became the first person belonging to a visible minority group, and obviously the first of Indian and Sikh heritage, to be elected leader of one of Canada’s three largest national political parties. It was a whopping win, and a landslide. …

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