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India pay for win over West Indies

Defending champion and Pool B ace India were made to pay for a win over the West Indies in a low scoring play today in the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 match at Perth. For the Caribbeans, today’s loss dipped their quarterfinal chances further in what has been a tournament full of ups and downs for Jason Holder’s team. Going ...

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Djokovic secures fifth Australian Open title

Djokovic has sealed the victory on the second match-point, rushing to the net with a searing approach shot Novak Djokovic has reasserted his rule over the hard-courts of Melbourne Park on Sunday, grinding down Andy Murray 7-6(5) 6-7(4) 6-3 6-0 to win his fifth Australian Open title. The pair waged a fierce baseline duel for the opening two sets, but ...

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Kohli makes the difference

Virat Kohli was accorded the loudest cheer by a predominantly Indian crowd in Adelaide before their crucial match against archrivals Pakistan yesterday. As expected, the 26- year-old batsman, who arrived at the centre following the departure of Rohit Sharma in the eighth over, dominated proceedings with relentless stroke-making and orchestrated India’s sixth win in a trot against Pakistan in the ...

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Tigers tame Afghans in world cup debut match

Bangladeshi tigers get big win against Afghanistan in their first match of the seventh World Cup 2015 against Afghansitan by wrapping up opponent’s innings in 162 runs in Australian capital Canbera on Wednesday. A comprehensive win by 105 runs for Bangladesh in response to their defeat at the hands of Afghanistan last year. The WC debutatnts began promisingly but Bangladesh ...

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SA pick up victory against spirited Zim

The South Africa cricket team has come off to a good start in the world cup 2015 by beating their neighbour Zimbabwe. The latter side, despite ranking much lower, showed spirited efforts against one of the pre-tournament favourites. Chasing a massive total of 339, Zimbabweans were all out for 277 runs in the 48th over falling 62 runs short. Veteran ...

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Williams wins sixth Australian Open

Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova to win her sixth Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title.The American world number one served superbly to win a pulsating final 6-3 7-6 (7-5) after Sharapova fought back in the second set.Williams, 33, moves past Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert with a 19th major singles title.She has now beaten Russia’s Sharapova, the world number ...

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T20 Asia Blaze Media and Logo launch

To inspire the next generation of South Asian communities in London, Capital Kids Cricket and London Tigers have come together with the support of The England and Wales Cricket Board, Middlesex Cricket Board and Essex Cricket Board to initiate the “T20 Asia Blaze”. The teams will named as India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and representative of England. The countries will be ...

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Barking & Dagenham Councillor Syed Enam Ahammad completes London winter Run 2015

Emdad Rahman:::A Barking & Dagenham Councillor has completed the first leg of his bid to clock up 100k charity miles.Barking & Dagenham Councillor Syed Enam Ahammad completed the 10k London Winter Run 2015 on Sunday in aid of Cancer Research UK.Councillor Ahammed has signed up to ten runs in his quest to clock up 100k for charity.The Labour Longbridge Ward ...

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Bangladesh reach semis beating Sri Lanka

Bangladesh have stormed into the semi-finals of Bangabandhu Gold Cup defeating Sri Lanka 1-0 on Monday evening at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital city.The team in red and green, who tested Sri Lanka defence for several times, found the match-winning goal at 40th minute and hero of the match is Hemanta Vincent.After losing several chances for the lack ...

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Bangladesh avoid Fifa World Cup pre-qualifiers

Bangladesh won a direct entry in the Fifa World Cup 2018 Qualifiers as per the new regulations introduced by the world football’s governing body Fifa. The new system dubbed as the Preliminary Joint Qualifiers officially reached the Bangladesh Football Federation yesterday. As per the new regulations the first 34 ranked teams of the current 46 members of Asian Football Confederation ...

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