IMAGE: West Indies Chris Gayle (L) and Dwayne Bravo celebrate after Gayle took the wicket of South Africa's Rilee Rossouw at Nagpur in World T20 Photograph:Reuters. West Indies edged out South Africa by three wickets in their World Twenty20 Super 10 thriller on Friday at Nagpur to book their spot in the semi-finals from Group One. Requiring nine runs off the last over, all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite smashed a decisive six off Kagiso Rabada to seal a famous victory for the Caribbean side. - ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Artistes from Nepal perform at the closing ceremony of the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Northeast India's diverse and colourful culture were in full display as the curtains were brought down on the 12th South Asian Games amid magnificent fireworks that lit the night sky over Guwahati. Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal declared the Games closed at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium to mark the formal end to the 12-day ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Pakistan's Awais-ur-Rehman (second right) celebrates after scoring against India during the hockey final at the South Asian Games in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI India produced a disappointing performance to lose to arch-rivals Pakistan 0-1 in a lacklustre summit clash of men's hockey at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati on Friday. Awais-ur-Rehman scored the lone goal of the match in added time of the first half as Pakistan clinched the gold medal ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Rising Pune Supergiants were dealt a telling blow as star batsman Faf du Plessis announced he is out of the ninth edition of Indian Premier League due to a fractured finger, which will take six weeks to heal. The South African right-handed batsman is Pune Supergiants's second big casualty after former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who was ruled out due to a calf muscle injury. Confirm the development on Twitter he posted: "And so my Ipl tournament unfortunately comes to an end. "Broken ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The winners of the 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation, have been announced in the Professional, Environment, Landscape, and other categories. The honorary judging committee has selected Iranian photojournalist Asghar Khamseh as the recipient of the most coveted prize, the L’Iris d’Or Professional Photographer of the Year. All the winning images will be part of the 2016 ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
IMAGE: Darren Sammy of the West Indies and England captain Eoin Morgan pose with the ICC World T20 trophy. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images. They dampened the local spirits by knocking out India but a resurrected West Indies cricket team will bring its own brand of joie-de-vivre to the ICC World Twenty20 summit clash when they take on a transformed England in what promises to be a battle of power-hitting at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. The exuberant Caribbeans, who ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago World T20: Brilliant Roy takes England to final Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Indian captain MS Dhoni and teammates Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya during a media interaction. Photograph: PTI. One of the most formidable batsmen of his era, Inzamam-ul-Haq has said India are way ahead of other teams in T20s due to their much-improved lower-order batting. ICC World T20: The Complete Coverage "All teams have good top-orders. Australia have, South Africa have. But it is important to have a strong lower ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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