Rajan said that increasing development in the world has reduced greenery bringing to the fore challenges like global warming, climatic changes etc. Our effort is to make the Earth green once again so that the coming generations find a proper place to live in on the Earth.
The 15-member squad, led by Virat Kohli, sees the return of Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami, while no new faces were introduced as the rest of the team is largely what it was for the last ODI series played by India, against England in January 2017.
Former English women's cricketer Isa Guha made history by becoming the first woman to be on the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) board.
India's spinner produced some special all-round performances in the voting period and finished 2016 as the top ranked Test bowler
India completed a remarkable victory over Australia in the fourth Test by chasing down the 106-run target inside the first session. KL Rahul scored an unbeaten half-century and led India to win with Rahane who made an aggressive 37 runs.
All possible efforts will be made at government level to provide good coaches and resources to refine local talent. He said that MLA is entitle for praise and compliments for organising local game like Kabaddi. He announced for construction of indoor stadium for Kabaddi in Sirmore.
The ICC took a view that the matter was dealt with at the time by umpire Nigel Llong, who ordered Smith leave the ground. No player was charged by match referee Chris Broad despite a number of heated run-ins. Gavaskar was shocked, making frank comments that have extended an acrimonious postscript to India's series-levelling win in Bangalore.
Jadeja’s seven wickets in the match, which included a crucial six for 63 in the first innings, have helped him move up one rank to reach the top position for the first time in his career. The last time two bowlers shared the top spot was in April 2008 when Dale Steyn and Muttiah Muralidaran were at the top.
BCCI sincerely hopes that the rest of the matches are played in the true spirit of cricket.
Ravichandran Ashwin picked 6/41 as India defeated Australia by 75 runs to level four-match series 1-1 in Bangalore on Tuesday. Chasing 188 for win, Australia were all out for 112 in the fourth innings. R Ashwin broke and created more records durin g his 25th five-wicket haul in Tests. He also overtook Bishan Singh Bedi's wickets tally in the longest format.
OPPO Mobiles India, the smartphone manufacturer, has won the Indian team sponsorship rights for a five-year period, starting April 1 2017. OPPO Mobiles will pay INR 1079 crore for five years.
The route of Go Heritage Run has been fixed for 5,10 and 21 kms. The run will start from Chousath Yogini temple and back to the same place. Participants can complete their run as per their choice either by running, walking or jogging.
The Fifth Asian School Hockey Championship will be held in Bhopal from April 3. Around 200 players of eight countries and 75 office-bearers will participate in the championship. Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, UAE, Bangladesh and China have given approval for the championship.
On a pitch so dry it resembled the surface of Mars to Shane Warne, which looked unlike any Ravi Shastri said he had seen in India, it was a fast bowler who came away with the richest haul. Umesh Yadav's combination of pace and reverse swing fetched him four wickets as Australia managed 256 for 9 in Pune.
"I am pretty confident of where my game stands and pretty comfortable with myself as a person now. People writing articles or speaking about certain things, that's their job. I have no control over it, they have to write or criticise or not criticise, that's not in my control.
Initially an attempt is being made to organise talent search in all schools in the academic session and prepare a data bank. On this basis, talented players will be included and trained in academies run by the Sports Department for international competitions.
England all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins are the rest of the players in this bracket. The IPL auction is scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on February 20.
Chases can be tricky. And when you're chasing a big total under lights, the equation tends to become all the more skeptical. In their first match of 2017, a rejigged England side playing a different format, in order to erase the painful memories of the Test defeat, did whatever one could have asked of them. They put up their highest score in the country - a daunting 350/7 - and yet it wasn't enough to stop India, who on the back of match-winning centuries from skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav, pulled off a miraculous chase to take a 1-0 lead in the series. In fact, it was the fourth-highest successful chase of all-time.
Gujarat, who won their first Ranji Trophy title, were chasing 312 to win on Day 5 . Mumbai scored 412 in their second innings, riding on half centuries by Abhishek Nayar and skipper Aditya Tare.Get highlights from Day 5 of the Gujarat vs Mumbai Ranji Trophy Final here.
Following the mishap, the former Pakistan cricket captain had asked the driver to pull over. A heated discussion had ensued and the suspect, who was sitting in the back seat, came out of the car and fired a shot which hit Akram's vehicle.
Wrestling is the new form of traditional game ‘Kushti’ which is struggling for existence due to emergence of other sports that are over-glamorised. Achievement of women wrestlers and inspirational movies based on success story of women wrestlers proved a big morale booster for girls and brought a ray of hope for desired promotion of Kushti in India.
Youths get an opportunity to show their skills and improve personality because of youth festival being organised continuously. She appealed youths not be upset in case of not getting success in competition. What is needed is courage. Courage ensures victory.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has resigned as India’s cricket captain. He was leading the Indian team in ODIs and T20 ever since he retired from Tests on December 30, 2016. Just like he did with his Test retirement in Australia, Dhoni caught everyone by surprise by announcing his retirement from the limited overs format of the game.
The court said a committee of administrators will be appointed on January 19 to oversee the business operations of the BCCI. The composition of the committee will be finalised by a pair of amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium and Indian constitutional jurist Fali S Nariman.
Azhar’s unbeaten 139 pushed Pakistan to 310 for six at the end of day two of the second test against Australia on Tuesday and was a triumph of patience and determination in t he face of frustrating rain delays and a world class pace attack.
The 25-year-old, who hit a six with his first scoring shot when he made his test debut against Australia in July, brought Sri Lanka within 105 runs of South Africa’s first innings total of 286 before bad light stopped play for the day.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year. Former Test stalwarts Rahul Dravid, Gary Kirsten and Kumar Sangakkara selected the sides based on players’ performances in the period from 14 September 2015 to 20 September 2016.
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Jadeja's effort deserves special mention as he shone on a pitch where there were no demons. However, triple-centurion Karun Nair walked away with the Man of the Match award for his unbeaten 303-run knock that set the tone for the victory.
He got to his maiden Test hundred before lunch and at tea, Nair was unbeaten on 195. Nair didn't look back after resuming from overnight score of 71 and didn't take much after the tea break to notch up his first double hundred, which his Karnataka team-mate KL Rahul missed yesterday by one run.
Chouhan honoured each player with Rs. 5 lakh cheque. CM Chouhan extended best wishes to them for their bright future and served sweets to them. Chouhan told the players to play devotedly for the country and bring glory to the country.
In the Changing environment, the schools have less sports activities. Sports develop self confidence, discipline and culture in the children. He said that difference can be seen between the convents or English school’s educated students and students developed at the sports grounds. Pawaiyya said that without physical activities the fast and bold instincts cannot be developed.
School Education Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah meets wrestlers
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