Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket

New Delhi, Dec 5: Veteran Indian opener Gautam Gambhir, who played a pivotal role in India’s two World Cup triumphs, Tuesday announced retirement from cricket, saying the “irritable noise of “It’s over Gauti’’” has triumphed over his will to continue. The 37-year-old, in a video message on his social media pages, said the Ranji Trophy
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Bhubaneswar, Dec. 5: Two-time champions Australia firmly remained on course for a hat-trick of titles by becoming the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the men’s hockey World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over England in a Pool B match here. World number 1 Australia scored three goals in the final quarter
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Kochi, Dec. 5: A maiden home win continued to elude a wasteful Kerala Blasters FC as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Jamshedpur FC in an Indian Super League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Tuesday. Carlos Calvo put Jamshedpur ahead from the spot in the 66th minute before Seiminlen Doungel’s equaliser
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New Delhi, Dec. 4: Mumbai City FC turned the match on its head in the second session and consigned Delhi Dynamos to their sixth defeat in the Indian Super League season with a 4-2 victory at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Monday. Last year, the match between the two sides had produced six goals
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New Delhi, Dec. 4: Veteran table tennis player Sharath Kamal has broken into the top-30 of the ITTF rankings while teammate G Sathiyan has jumped four places to reach a career-high 31st position. With 36-year-old Sharath and the much younger Sathiyan achieving a career-best rankings, the year has gotten better for Indian table tennis. Sharath
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Bhubaneswar, Dec 4: Olympic champions Argentina lived up to their billing and beat New Zealand 3-0 to inch closer towards a direct quarterfinal spot at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Monday. Argentina were the better side on display as they created more chances and scored thrice through Agustin Mazzilli (23rd), Lucas Villa (41st)
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Chennai, Dec 3: ATK pulled off a 3-2 win over defending champions Chennaiyin FC in an ISL game here Sunday to further dent the home team’s hopes of advancing to the knockout phase. Two goals, both from penalties by captain Manuel Lanzarote Bruno and one by Jayesh Rane, early in the opening half, stymied CFC’s
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Mumbai, Dec 3: Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen avenged his defeat in last month’s World Juniors final in style with a straight-game victory over Thailand’s Kunlavat Vitidsarn to lift the men’s singles title in the Tata Open India International Challenger here on Sunday. Sen, beaten in three games in the final by the Thai who
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Buenos Aires, Dec. 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who gifted him a football jersey with his name on its back. Modi, who met Infantino on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit here Saturday, shared a picture of the blue jersey, with his name on the back, on Twitter. “Impossible to
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Bhubaneswar, Dec 2: Four-time champions Pakistan produced a lion-hearted performance before going down 0-1 to Olympic bronze medallist Germany in their opening Pool D match of the men’s hockey World Cup here on Saturday. It is a creditable result for Pakistan considering the fact that the nation did not have a great build up to
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