Virat Kohli kicked up a storm by stating that he was never asked to reconsider leaving the T20 captaincy as asserted by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, a claim also made by chief selector Chetan Sharma.
It was a mixed 2021 for the Indian cricket team. Test success in Australia was a definite high and history is beckoning India in South Africa in what is likely to be a challenging 2022.
India became the first Asian team to win a Test match in Centurion on Thursday. After setting a 305-run target, India dismissed South Africa for 191 on Day 5 of the first Test. Catch SA vs IND highlights here.
Catch Day 4 highlights and cricket scores of first South Africa vs India Test match, being played at SuperSport Park, Centurion. Proteas were 94/4, still needing another 211 runs.
Playing his 26th Test, Rishabh Pant collected his 100th dismissal on Day 3 of the SA vs IND Test in Centurion. MS Dhoni and Wriddhiman Saha each completed 100 dismissals playing their 36th Test match.
East Bengal are winless so far in the ISL 2021-22 season. They have played eight matches, and have lost four and drawn four. They are languishing at the bottom of 11-team table.
Catch Day 3 highlights and cricket scores of first Test between South Africa vs India at Centurion. Thanks to Mohammed Shami's fifer, India have taken a lead of 146 runs.
Not a single ball was bowled on Day 2 of the first Test between South Africa vs India at Centurion. At the end of the opening day's play, India were strongly placed at 272 for three in 90 overs.
A number of legends like Milkha Singh lost their lives due to coronavirus in 2021. The sports fraternity shed a few teardrops when men like 1983 Cricket World Cup-winner Yashpal Sharma, hockey stalwart MK Kaushik, football superstar Gerd Muller et al left us.
Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice and LGBT rights and retired Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, died on December 26, 2021. He was 90.
Catch Day 1 highlights and scores of first South Africa vs India, being played at SuperSport Park, Centurion. India were 272/3 at the close of play with KL Rahul unbeaten on 122.
Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look back at world sports in 2021.
Australia lead the five-match Ashes 2021-22 cricket series 2-0. A win at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the Boxing Day Test will clinch the series. Check match and telecast details of AUS vs ENG, third Test match.
India's tour of South Africa 2021-22 starts with the Boxing Day Test in Centurion. India have won only three Test matches in South Africa and are looking for a maiden series victory. Now, head coach Rahul Dravid sees a new opportunity.
Harbhajan Singh last played for India in March 2016 in a T20I against the UAE at Dhaka. The off-spinner made his India debut in an ODI against New Zealand at Sharjah in 1998.
India are yet to win a Test series in South Africa. The best result that India have achieved so far in the seven previous tours was a 1-1 draw in 1992/93, a three-match series that heralded Proteas' return to international cricket.
With IPL becoming a team-team tournament from the 2022 edition, the mega auction will become even bigger. Initial estimates hint that more than 1000 players will register for the IPL 2022 mega auction.
England suffered humiliating defeats in the first two Tests, by nine wickets at the Gabba and by 275 runs at Adelaide Oval. They need to win the Boxing Day Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground to keep the five-match Ashes series alive.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.