Kolkata, April 24 (ANI): Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar celebrated his 40th birthday on Wednesday. Sachin expressed his gratitude to fans who have cheered for him during his marathon 23-year-long cricket career.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to bat first in their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.
Its birthday time for Sachin Tendulkar and the top cricketers and other prominent sports persons are wasting no words to lavish praise on the Little Master who turns 40 today.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap's desire to beat former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat from Indonesia once again remained unfulfilled. World No.7 Kashyap made a first round exit in the India Open Super Series going down to Hidayat 21-13, 21-23, 18-21 in the men's singles at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Wednesday. Kashyap, however, will get another shot at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier in June, that will be bring down the curtains on Hidayat's illustrious international career.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Wednesday said she was satisfied with her performance after she moved into the second round of the India Open Super Series badminton beating Belaetrix Manuputi of Indonesia.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Sports apparel giant Nike Wednesday announced the start of this year's India-leg of the Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) that will be held from April 29 to May 4.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Olympic broze medallist and top seed Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of the women's singles event at the $200,000 India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday. The World No.2 beat Belaetrix Manuputi of Indonesia 21-12, 21-15 in 33 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex to improve her career head-to-head to 2-0. She had earlier beaten the Indonesian at the All England Open in March
The city of Joy is hosting Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkars 40th birthday. On the special day Tendulkar celebrated his 40th birthday with a brief cake-cutting ceremony
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' off-spinner Johan Botha still belives that his team can win seven matches in a row and stay alive in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Delhi franchise suffered their seventh loss in eight games Tuesday after they were beaten by five wickets by Kings XI Punjab. They are wallowing at the bottom of the points table at present.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia saved a matchpoint to beat home favourite and fifth seed Parupalli Kashyap in a nail-biting men's singles first round contest of the $200,000 India Open Super Series here Wednesday. Taufik won 13-21, 23-21, 21-18 in exactly an hour at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. The Indonesian said he tried to stay focussed when he was match point down in the second game