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Sanju Samson dazzles with his performance in IPL

By Gaurav Joshi Each year there is one innings from Sanju Samson that features in the top 5 innings of the IPL. Each year there is a shot, that has the commentators and the spectators spell bound.  At the end of each IPL, the question on everyone’s lips is ‘When will he be a permanent […]

Indian athletes make us all proud at Gold Coast !

What a brilliant performance by the Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Games 2018! India goes back having won a whopping 26 gold medals, 20 silver and twenty Bronze. Medal Tally secured a proud third place for India as it scored medals after medals ending on a high in the last three days as it collected […]

Wisden honours India’s cricket captains Virat Kohli and Mithali Raj

By Kersi Meher-Homji India currently stands at no. 3 in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. But in Test cricket and one-day internationals (ODI) she has won most number of “gold medals”. Internationally, Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack is recognised as the Bible of cricket. And any honour bestowed on cricketers in Wisden is applauded in the cricket world. India’s dashing no-nonsense captain […]

India number three in medal tally with 12 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze

Some highlights by Indian athletes at CWG 2018: Heena Sidhu gave India its 11th gold medal on day 6 of 2018 Commonwealth Games by finishing at the top in 25m air pistol.  Sidhu is seen celebrating her record win with her coach and husband Ronak Pandit. Shreyasi Singh, clinched the top podium finish in double […]

In an unequal world of Commonwealth Games

By Vijay Badhwar This is the 5th time Australians are hosting the Commonwealth Games. But they are not great hosts, neither towards the visiting teams nor towards overseas visitors, simply not having even the minimal trait of Asian humility to make them welcome. Rather, their mannerisms are perceived as abrasive, even threatening, as the ether […]

India wins eight Gold, four Silver and Five Bronze medals on Day four at CWG

India has won eight Gold, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze at Commonwealth Games 2018 being held at Gold Coast. Like the Phogat sisters, Yadav sisters are doing India proud in weightlifting as Punam Yadav won India its fifth gold in Women’s 69 Kg category. Punam hoisted a total of 100kg in snatch and 122kg in […]

IPL2018 Preview: TIDU bets on Delhi Daredevils

By Gaurav Joshi The 11th season of the Indian Premier League kicks off in Mumbai on 7th April.  The Indian Down Under previews each team and rates their chances in the upcoming season. Mumbai Indians Regaining champions, look once again to go deep in the tournament, with two of the best death bowlers at the […]

India wins another gold medal

India started Day 2 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on a brilliant note after Sanjita Chanu won gold in the women’s 53 kg weightlifting event. Friday will see as many as 17 medals decided across artistic gymnastics, track cycling, swimming and weightlifting. India will battle for two more gold medals up for […]

India wins its first gold and first silver

Mirabai Chanu gave India their first gold medal in women’s 48 kg weightlifting. This came soon after weightlifter P Gururaja started the day on a great note as he won the men’s 56 kg silver – India’s first medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Also Indian table tennis players opened their Commonwealth Games […]

What a fall, Aussie cricketers are really down under

By Kersi Meher-Homji In a spineless display last night [Tuesday, April 3, 2018], Australia lost to South Africa in the Johannesburg Test by 492 runs. And with that defeat Australia lost the series 1-3. What a fall after their Ashes triumph only three months ago and their triumph by118 runs in the first Test of […]

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