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Virat shines with 50th international ton vs Sri Lanka

KOLKATA:  His status as the finest batsman in the world once again underlined, India skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 50th international century, which steered his side to safety in the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Monday.

India narrowly miss win in Eden Test vs Sri Lanka

KOLKATA: Virat Kohli authored a captains knock of 104 not out while Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned spectacular figures of 11-8-8-4 as India narrowly missed a spectacular win when the first Test match against Sri Lanka ended in a draw at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

India set 231-run target for Sri Lanka

KOLKATA: Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front with an unbeaten 104 as India set a target of 231 for Sri Lanka to win the opening Test on the final day at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

Tea report: Sri Lanka reduced to 8/2 in chase of 231

KOLKATA:  Sri Lanka were reeling at 8/2 chasing 231 for victory at tea on the final day of the opening Test against India at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.

India openers make merry against Sri Lanka bowlers to take 49-run lead

KOLKATA: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul made mincemeat of the Sri Lankan bowling attack to help India take a 49 run-lead and end the fourth day at 171/1 at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 4 scoreboard

KOLKATA:  Following is the scoreboard on Day 4 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

Iranian referee Faghani to officiate at 2018 FIFA World Cup

TEHRAN: Iranian referee Alireza Faghani will officiate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15 next year, Press TV reported on Sunday.

Ex-FIFA official Shaji Prabhakaran elected DSA president

NEW DELHI: Former FIFA South Central Asia Development Officer Shaji Prabhakaran was elected the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) president for a term of four years at the Annual General Body (AGM) meeting here on Sunday.

Big victories for Bengal, Services in Ranji Trophy

AMRITSAR:  Punjab lost to Bengal by an innings and 19 runs while Services outplayed Chhattisgarh by an innings and nine runs on Day 3 of a sixth round match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Sunday.

Sri Lanka gain 122-run lead in opening Test

KOLKATA:  Sri Lanka gained a vital 122-run lead before being bowled out for 294 in their first innings in the opening Test against India at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

First Test: Sri Lanka lead India by 91 runs at lunch on Day 4

KOLKATA:  Sri Lanka off-spinner Dilwuran Perera's controversial Decision Review System (DRS) call after apparently looking towards the dressing room was the centre of focus as Sri Lanka took a 91-run lead to post 263/8 at lunch on day four of the first Test here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.

Ethiopians clinch Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2017 races

NEW DELHI;  Ethiopia's Berhanu Legese and reigning Olympic 10,000 metre champion Almaz Ayana clinched the respective elite men's and women's races at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) here on Sunday.

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka Day 3 scoreboard

KOLKATA:  Following is the scoreboard on Day-3 of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

Bhutia offers training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan

NEW DELHI: Former Indian Captain Bhaichung Bhutia has written to the Jammu and Kashmir Football Federation offering a training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, a footballer who recently returned home after quitting the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

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