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Former England captain Ray Illingworth backs assisted dying as he reveals cancer diagnosis
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Former England captain Ray Illingworth has revealed that he is receiving treatment for oesophageal cancer. The 89-year-old, who led England to a Test series victory in Australia in 1970-71, lost his wife last year and now he is undergoing radiotherapy for cancer. Illingworth now wants to change the law on legalised assisted dying.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
La Liga: Four things we learned from Spain's Matchday 15
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS) Real Madrid opened up a four-point lead at the top of La Liga after their narrow 2-1 win at home over Sevilla on Sunday at the end of a weekend marked by some poor refereeing. Here are some things we learned in Spain this weekend:
2021-11-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
T10: Livingstone's fifty helps Team Abu Dhabi register big win
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS) Captain Liam Livingstone led the way with the bat as Team Abu Dhabi defeated Deccan Gladiators by eight runs in the Abu Dhabi T10 on Monday. After Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 125/4 in their 10 overs, the Deccan Gladiators couldn't find a way to bat at the required rate and eventually fell short of their target.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Hockey5s made us more valiant on the field, say junior WC Hockey captains
Bhubaneswar Nov 29 (IANS) Four junior Hockey team captains including Indias Vivek Sagar Prasad, who are currently participating in the FIH Odisha Hockey Mens Junior World Cup in Bhubaneswar, said that experience of playing 'Hockey5s' made them more valiant on the field.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
Ashwin becomes India's third-highest wicket-taker in Tests, Bhajji congratulates him (ld)
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday moved past Harbhajan Singh's tally of 417 wickets, becoming India's third-highest wicket-keeper in Test cricket. Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh congratulated Ashwin for his achievement on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC defeat NorthEast 2-1
Fatorda (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC beat NorthEast United FC 2-1 in the 2021-22 Hero Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Four Indian officials appointed for Hockey Men's World Cup 2023
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) : The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has appointed four Indian officials in various capacities for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup 2023, Bhubaneswar - Rourkela. The FIH announced its decision on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
TPL 2021-22: Sania Mirza to support Bengaluru Spartans
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) The six-time Grand Slam champion, Sania Mirza has decided to join the Tennis Premier League Season 3 (TPL) where she will be supporting the Bengaluru Spartans team.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Women's football national: Karen hat-trick fashions Maharashtra's big win
Kozhikode, Nov 29 (IANS) Former junior India striker Karen Pais hogged the limelight by notching up a fine hat-trick which fashioned Maharashtra's (WIFA) emphatic 6-0 win against Arunachal Pradesh in a Group-E league match of the AIFF Senior Women's National Football Championship at the EMS Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode, on Monday. Karen's teammate Valencia D'Mello struck a brace of goals and Trupti Deep netted one to round off the winning tally.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Football
Pacer Vasu Vats ruled out of India U-19 triangular series
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) India B fast bowler Vasu Vats suffered an injury and has been ruled out of the U-19 Triangular Series in Kolkata. He will now head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) for further management of his injury. The All-India Junior Selection Committee on Monday named additions and replacements to India A and India B squads for the U-19 Triangular Series.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Openers make steady start for Sri Lanka
Galle, Nov 29 (IANS) Opening batsman Pathum Nissanka scored an unbeaten 61 runs to get Sri Lanka off to a good start in a rain-curtailed day of the second Test against West Indies at the Galle International Stadium on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: It was about trying to bat long periods against a trong side, says Williamson
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said on Monday that the plan on day five of the first Test was about trying to bat long periods against 'a very strong' Indian team. He acknowledged the contributions, especially the last-wicket pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel, in delivering a thrilling draw for New Zealand. Ravindra and Patel batted 52 balls to pull off a heist of a draw at the Green Park Stadium.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Spectator chants 'yellow banana' during Chinese star's TT match
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Table tennis authorities have vowed to take action to "prevent the recurrence of racist incidents" after a spectator shouted "yellow banana" during star Chinese paddler Liang Jingkuns round-of-16 match at the World Championships in the US, the South China Morning Post reported.
2021-11-29
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Sports
End of road for Rahane & Ishant? Chorus grows to pump in young blood in Test team
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With every passing Test, there is a growing chorus to pump in more young blood in the Indian cricket team and drop a few seniors, who are lacking the spark and hunger to perform consistently.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tennis: Rutuja given top billing for ITF 15K event in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Rutuja Bhosale of India, who made a successful return to the professional tennis circuit by clinching the singles title in an ITF women's tournament in Egypt in 2020, has been given the top billing for the USD 15K KSLTA-ITF World Women's Tour Championship, which begins here on Tuesday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Ralf Rangnick appointed as interim manager of Manchester United
Manchester, Nov 29 (IANS) English Premier League club Manchester United on Monday announced the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as the interim manager until the end of the season.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IND v NZ: I think we did a great job in prising out nine wickets on the last day, says Dravid
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid appreciated the efforts of the bowlers in taking out nine wickets on day five in the drawn first Test against New Zealand at the Green Park Stadium on Monday. He added that pitch did not challenge outer as well as inner edges on day five. The last-wicket New Zealand pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel were defiant in keeping India away from a win, managing to save the match in a thrilling draw.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: He's a quality player and done well for India in the past, says Dravid on Rahane
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid has backed captain Ajinkya Rahane to come good, saying that he is a quality player who did well for India in the past. He insisted that it is a matter of just one innings for Rahane to get back into form.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2022: MI must retain Rohit, Bumrah, Pollard, and Ishan, says Irfan Pathan
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With the franchises getting ready to finalise the retention list of players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, former India pacer Irfan Pathan feels that Mumbai Indians must retain captain Rohit Sharma, West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard, India Pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Ishan Kishan.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
National snooker: Advani survives a scare; MP cueists Amee, Ishika sail into second roun
Bhopal, Nov 29 (IANS) Multiple-time world champion and winner of the World 6-Red snooker crown, Pankaj Advani of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), survived a scare from qualifier Santosh R of Karnataka before snatching a tight 4-3 win in a first-round match in Men's 6-Red Snooker section of the 88th National Billiards & Snooker Championship 2021 and being played at the Sage University Campus, on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
BAN v PAK, 1st Test: Openers put Pak 93 runs away from Test win
Chattogram (Bangladesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Unbeaten half-centuries by Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique put Pakistan just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the first Test here.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: Winning the game would have been icing on the cake, says Iyer
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India batter Shreyas Iyer believes that he was happy with his performance in the first Test against New Zealand but would have felt better if Indian had won the match. He added that his mindset was about playing as many balls as possible. Iyer was the player of the match as India and New Zealand played out a thrilling draw for scoring 105 and 65 on debut.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Advice from senior drag-flick specialists has helped me a lot, says Araijeet Hundal
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) With five goals to his name in just three matches at the ongoing FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, India's Araijeet Singh Hundal has grabbed the attention of hockey buffs with his impressive performance.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
SLPL 2021-22: Mathews named captain of Colombo Kings; Rajput head coach of Kandy Warriors
Colombo, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has been named as captain of the Colombo Stars while coach Lalchand Rajput was appointed head coach of Kandy Warriors for the upcoming season of Lanka Premier League, slated to begin on December 5.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Harbhajan congratulates Ashwin for becoming India's third-highest wicket-taker in Tests
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh congratulated Ravichandran Ashwin after becoming India's third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket on Monday. Ashwin is now behind Anil Kumble (619) and Kapil Dev (434) in India's all-time list of highest Test wicket-takers.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ, First Test: Ravindra, Patel's stubborn resistance forces thrilling draw
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Rachin Ravindra anod Ajaz Patel put up 52 balls of stubborn resistance to help New Zealand force a thrilling draw against India in the first Test of the two-match series at the Green Park Stadium here on Monday. From 155/9, Patel did a fine job of hanging in at the crease but it was the debutant Ravindra, who faced 91 balls and gave a great account of his temperament and composure to deny India a win.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
'Time's up for Ishant Sharma': Netizens slam Indian pacer
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) After an ordinary outing in the first Test against New Zealand, netizens are questioning the place of pacer Ishant Sharma in the Indian cricket team and demanding to drop him from the playing XI in the next match in Mumbai.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kyle Kumaran wins Sr National Rotax Karting title
Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) Young racer Kyle Kumaran turned in yet another sterling performance to clinch the Senior Max title in the Meco FMSCI National Karting Championship Rotax Max class 2021 at the Meco Kartopia Track, near here in wet conditions.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Diversity is most beautiful aspect of Abu Dhabi T10, says Team Abu Dhabi GM Anderson
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS) Team Abu Dhabi registered yet another victory in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating The Chennai Braves by seven wickets on Sunday. The side is placed in the second spot on the table with 12 points from 8 matches.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
T10: I think it could fit into Olympics, feels Tom Banton
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS) Deccan Gladiators batsman Tom Banton described T10 as a form of a movie, and the perfect way to introduce fans to the format. "I think it could fit into the Olympics. It is not too long. If you want to get into cricket as a movie, T10 is a perfect way. The Tests and even T20I is too long for some people," Banton said during a virtual press conference.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Shane Warne injured in bike accident
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Australian spin bowling legend Shane Warne has reportedly got injured in a bike accident on Sunday, and though the injuries are not serious, he went to hospital as a precaution.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
It's time New Zealand also got their spin bowling in shape: Ian Smith
Auckland, Nov 29 (IANS) Former New Zealand wicketkeeper-batter Ian Smith wants the Kane Williamson-led side to also learn a few spin tricks, which would help them compete more efficiently and effectively on sub-continental pitches suited for slow bowlers.
2021-11-29
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ, First Test: Latham and Somerville keep India at bay with stubborn resistance
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) Tom Latham and William Somerville put up a show of stubborn resistance to keep India at bay during day five of the ongoing first Test against India at the Green Park Stadium here on Monday.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Gillespie compares Alex Carey to Australian great Gilchrist
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Australian pace bowler Jason Gillespie feels wicketkeeper-batter Alex Carey "ticks all the boxes" for the 30-year-old to be included in the home team for the Ashes series, beginning at the Gabba on December 8.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Hard to digest 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters: Bengaluru FC's Wangjam
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) Bengaluru FC midfielder Suresh Wangjam has said that the 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters FC in their Indian Super League outing was hard to digest, given that his side took the lead and dominated on all fronts but conceded an own goal with minutes left for the match to end.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
IND v NZ: Wriddhiman Saha misses keeping duties on day five due to neck stiffness
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha will be missing from keeping duties on day five of the ongoing first Test against New Zealand due to neck stiffness. In his absence, reserve keeper KS Bharat will be donning the gloves.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: Patience is going to be the key, says bowling coach Mhambrey
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey believes that patience will be a key factor if India were to pick nine wickets on the final day of the first Test against New Zealand on Monday and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series. He added that the bowlers will have to hit the right areas on a consistent basis to create chances on a pitch which is not crumbling.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Trying to put my best foot forward as I wait for Ashes selection: Wicketkeeper Inglis
Sydney, Nov 29 (IANS) Western Australia wicketkeeper Josh Inglis has said that he is just trying to put his "best foot forward" as he waits for the Cricket Australia's (CA) selection panel to take a decision on who would keep wickets in the Ashes, which are less than 10 days away.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
IND v NZ: Our full attempt will be to bowl wicket to wicket, says Umesh Yadav
Kanpur, Nov 29 (IANS) India pacer Umesh Yadav said on Monday that the bowlers will be making full attempts on bowling to the New Zealand batters wicket to wicket. He added that for the pacers to generate swing, they will have to lower the pace and bowl with control. India needs nine wickets to win the first Test at the Green Park Stadium to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
2021-11-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Drakes' pace demolishes Bangla Tigers; earns easy win for Delhi Bulls
Abu Dhabi, Nov 29 (IANS) Barbadian fast bowler Dominic Drakes bowled a fine spell as the Delhi Bulls notched a 12-run win over Bangla Tigers in the Abu Dhabi T10 here. Batting first in a late Sunday game, Delhi Bulls posted 100 for 7, with Drakes returning to pick four wickets conceding just nine runs as the Tigers were restricted to 88/9 in their allotted 10 overs.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Late Vinicius strike gives Real Madrid win over Sevilla
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS) Vinicius Jr.'s goal three minutes from time gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win at home to third-placed Sevilla and strengthened their position at the top of La Liga. The Brazilian received the ball on the left before cutting inside and unleashing an unstoppable shot from the edge of the area that leaves his side four points clear of Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Man Utd make their point against Chelsea; Man City, Liverpool close in at the top
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Chelsea's lead at the top of the Premier League was reduced to one point over Manchester City and two over Liverpool after their two pursuers won their matches this weekend, while Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Manchester United.
2021-11-29
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Giles backs Root to halt play if England players face racial abuse during Ashes
Brisbane, Nov 28 (IANS) Ashley Giles, the director of England men's cricket on Sunday said that he would back captain Joe Root in halting play if any racist behaviour was detected among crowds during the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Premier League: City overcome Hammers to move back to second spot
Manchester, Nov 28 (IANS) Manchester City rode on goals by Ilkay Gundogan and Luis Fernandinho to defeat West Ham United in a weather-marred match to take three points and climb back to the second spot they had lost for 24 hours to Liverpool.
2021-11-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IND v NZ: 'Glad to contribute to Team's cause', says Saha after his gritty innings
Kanpur, Nov 28 (IANS) After playing a gritty innings, India wicket-keeper batter Wriddhiman Saha said that he is glad to contribute to the team's cause during the ongoing first Test against New Zealand, here at Green Park Stadium on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
T10: Odean Smith's blazing inning takes Deccan Gladiators to top of table
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS) Deccan Gladiators registered their sixth victory in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating Northern Warriors by 19 runs on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ISL 2021-22: Bengaluru FC play out 1-1 draw with Kerala Blasters
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 28 (IANS) Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters FC played a 1-1 draw in the 2021-22 Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Athletic Stadium in Bambolim, Goa on Sunday. In a matter of four minutes, Bengaluru FC forward Ashique Kuruniyan (84' and 88' Own Goal) first scored for his team and then for the opposition. Bengaluru now have four points from three games but Blasters still remain winless.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Jr Hockey World Cup: Argentina, Spain claim last two berths into quarter-finals
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Champion Pakistan came back twice from a goal deficit to level scores but 2013 winners Argentina were too strong on Sunday as they went on to win 4-3 in their preliminary round match in the FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup. With this win, Argentina advanced to the quarter-finals with two wins from three games in Pool D.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
As football tourney draws near, Indian community in Qatar has a ball
Doha, Nov 28 (IANS) As Qatar fetes the one-year run-up to the FIFA World Cup 2022 with a virtual dress rehearsal - the Arab Cup - kicking off on November 30, Indian expats have thrown their weight behind the Gulf state with the Embassy stewarding a carnival.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Diaspora,Football
Philander to fly home early due to changing Covid-19 situation in South Africa
Chattogram, Nov 28 (IANS) Vernon Philander, the former South Africa quick who is a bowling consultant with the Pakistan team currently on tour in Bangladesh, will leave the squad bubble here and fly back to his home country as early as Monday, the fourth day of the ongoing first Test match, due to the worsening flight operations in view of the new Covid variant.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket