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Gujarat opener Gohel scripts world's highest unbeaten innings

Gujarat opener Gohel scripts world’s highest unbeaten innings

Gujarat’s Samit Gohel crafted a world record in first-class cricket for an opener, knocking off 359 not out against Odisha in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final. This is the highest score by an opener anywhere, remaining unbeaten. During his 723-ball marathon innings, the 26-year-old right-hander eclipsed English batsman Bobby Abel’s record of 357 not out for

Ashwin named ICC Cricketer of the Year

Ashwin named ICC Cricketer of the Year

India’s premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Cricketer of the Year, while Test skipper Virat Kohli was chosen to lead the ODI Team of the Year. Ashwin was the only Indian in ICC’s Test Team of the Year and was also named the Test Cricketer of the Year. Batsman Rohit


World T20: Kolhi adjudged player of the tournament

Kolkata, April 4: India’s Virat Kohli, who almost single-handedly led the Indian chase match after match in the World Twenty20, was adjudged the man of the tournament after the final here on Sunday. Kohli amassed 273 runs in the tournament, that included three half-centuries. Having remained not out thrice, he averaged an astounding 136.50. The


Australia coach Lehmann admits selection mistakes

Nottingham, Aug 9: Claiming that his team was more competitive on the Ashes tour to England two years ago, Australia cricket chief coach Darren Lehmann on Sunday conceded that they made a major selection blunder going into the crucial fourth cricket Test at Trent Bridge.   Australia surrendered the Ashes with a thumping loss by


Vijender to make professional boxing debut in September

India’s Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh will make his debut in professional boxing in September this year in England. Vijender signed a multi-year promotional agreement with promoters Queensberry Promotions that will see the talented middleweight fight a minimum of six times in the first year. The 29-year-old boxer started his training from July 27


Sumit Nagal – From obscurity to Wimbledon champ!

New Delhi, July 13: Delhi boy Sumit Nagal etched his name in the history books by winning the Wimbledon boys’ doubles title with Vietnam’s Ly Hoang Nam at the famous All England Club. Suddenly from obscurity, the 17-year-old became the talk of the town, being mentioned on front pages of national dailies. The right-handed tennis


Is it racquet sport or racket of the sport?

All is not well in Indian badminton. Doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has taken on the authorities alleging step-motherly treatment towards her and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa as they have not been included in the elite group with medal prospects. For Jwala, the authorities mean Pullela Gopichand and the animus between them goes back to almost


Court drops charges against Sreesanth, 35 others

A court dropped charges against cricketer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case. The BCCI, however, said its decision regarding a life ban on the former pace bowler, shall remain unaltered. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna discharged cricketers Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, and 33 others.