Sri Lanka Cricket announced today that due to an ankle injury, left arm fast bowler Chanaka Welagedara will feature in the Champions trophy, and will be replaced by Dilhara Lokuhettige.
Indian cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has insisted he is innocent of any wrongdoing in the ongoing spot-fixing scandal and is confident of emerging from the “tough period” with his dignity intact.
Britain’s world number two Andy Murray has pulled out of the French Open after failing to recover from a lower back injury which he aggravated at the Italian Open last week.
Florentino Perez’s record as Real Madrid president was under scrutiny on Tuesday after the construction magnate’s latest coaching project ended in disarray with the premature departure of Jose Mourinho.
India’s Supreme Court will hear a petition on Tuesday seeking to scrap the remaining matches of the country’s lucrative Twenty20 cricket competition amid growing concerns about corruption in sport.
Rest of Sri Lanka emerged victorious over Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI in the finals of the 50-over triangular President’s trophy held at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium yesterday.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson capped his final season in charge of the English Premier League champions by clinching the League Managers’ Association Manager of the Year award for the fourth time on Monday.
Cricket Australia said Tuesday it had no immediate plan to curb the use of social media by players after a Twitter rant by David Warner, but suggested it could happen in the future.
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Hearing set for Warner over Twitter rant
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Three records tumble on final day of Junior Nationals
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Unbeaten Rajans march towards title
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Wesley overcome Science College 25-14
New Delhi, May 21: It will be a real test of character for the beleaguered Rajasthan Royals when they face an upbeat Sunrisers Hyderabad in the ‘Eliminator’ of the Indian Premier League today.
Chennai Super Kings sealed berth in the finals of sixth edition of the Indian Premier League by thrashing Mumbai Indians by 48 runs in the first qualifier at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Tuesday. Chasing a massive 193, Mumbai Indians were bundled out for just 144, conceding a thumping victory to the former champions. [...]
The scandal-hit Indian Premier League today suffered another blow with the Sahara Group-owned Pune Warriors Indians withdrawing from the event due to the BCCI’s lackadaisical arbitration proceedings to lower the franchise fee and it’s decision to encash the team’s bank guarantee.
When it comes to head-to-head encounters between the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, it is the latter who hold the distinct edge, as they have won 8 of the 13 matches played between the two teams.