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Pandya hits massive sixes as India clean-sweep Sri Lanka 3-0

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a 71st Independence Day celebration for India! The Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0 by winning the Pallekele (Kandy) Test by an innings yesterday. This was India’s first 3-0 whitewash win in a three or more Test series overseas. And they were massive victories by huge margins. The highlight […]

India wins Test series in Sri Lanka by huge margins

    By Kersi Meher-Homji To follow her 304 run win in the first Test at Galle India repeated her triumphant way by winning the second Test in Colombo by an innings and 53 runs. These victories enabled India to win the series 2-0 with the final Test in Pallekelle to start on 12th August. This […]

India thrash Sri Lanka in the Galle Test

By Kersi Meher-Homji Spectators present at the Galle Stadium for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka this week must have been reminded of the Tsunami which hit Galle in 2004 claiming many lives. The Indian batsmen did not claim any life but destroyed the confidence of Sri Lanka cricketers and cricket lovers by […]

India to play in the 2017 International Cup

India will return to Melbourne to compete in the 2017 AFL International Cup. A stand-alone, division two men’s team will be representing India in the fourth, consecutive International Cup India has competed in. Inaugurated in 2002, the AFL International Cup is played every three years and this year’s sixth tournament will feature seven new teams. […]

England win the Women’s World Cup as India panics

   By Kersi Meher-Homji Bravo England for lifting the Women’s World Cup [WWC] for the fourth time. Hearty congratulations to the Person of the Match, medium-pacer Anya Shrubsole for her super spell of 6 for 46. Congrats also to India for reaching the final and for looking a winner till the last 45 minutes of […]

Will India win her first ever Women’s World Cup tonight?

By Kersi Meher-Homji As India takes on England for the World Cup today at Lord’s in London, let me give a short history of the global event. How many know that the first women’s World Cup was played in 1973, two years before the first men’s World Cup? England has won the women’s World Cup […]

Harmanpreet’s hurricane hundred puts India in the Final

 By Kersi Meher-Homji It was an innings to remember. It reminded me of Virender Sehwag at his best and loftiest. I refer to India’s Harmanpreet Kaur’s hurricane 171 not out in the women’s World Cup semi-final against Australia at Derby, England. It was sensational as she belted 20 fours and seven sixes, her unbeaten 171 […]

Teenager Deepti Sharma is a promising all-rounder

By Kersi Meher-Homji India won her first four matches in Women’s World Cup currently being played in England. But they lost to South Africa last night. The only Indian to do well was teenager Deepti Sharma who scored 60 out of India’s disappointing total of 158. She had also top-scored in the previous match against […]

Srikanth Kidambi wins Australian Badminton Open Super Series Men’s Singles title

India’s shuttler Srikanth Kidambi  defeated Olympic champion Chen Long in a dominating fashion to win the Australian Badminton Open Super Series Men’s Singles title on Sunday in Sydney. Srikanth won the match in straight games 22-20, 21-16 to win his career’s fourth Super Series title. This is world no 11 Srikanth’s second straight title victory in a week […]

India’s Srikanth Kidambi in the finals in 2017 Crown Group Australian Badminton Open

Men’s Singles Srikanth Kidambi’s dream run at the Australia SuperSeries continued today when he easily defeated China’s Shi Yuqi, ranked fourth in the world. Kidambi took out the first set 21-10 and the second 21-14, sending him to his third consecutive SuperSeries final. “I am coming back,” Kidambi of India said. “I have played the […]

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