Sourav Ganguly, current BCCI president, scored an unbeaten 53 and took a wicket but his effort for the BCCI President's XI went in vain as the BCCI Secretary's XI led by Jay Shah won by 28 runs a friendly match at Motera Stadium here on Wednesday.
FC Goa closed the gap on the top four as they came back from a goal down to beat Jamshedpur FC. Igor Angulo's brace helped the Gaurs register their third win of the campaign.
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Juventus were handed their first defeat of the Serie A 2020-21 season by Fiorentina as they defeated the Turin club 3-0. Cristiano Ronaldo, after the defeat, said that both he and the team will come back stronger after the festive break. 'Believe in us, trust our team as much as we trust you, and we will deliver!' said the Portuguese.
Napoli have won their appeal to replay their game against Juventus which was initially abandoned with the Turin club adjudged as 3-0 winners after Genarro Gatusso's team no-show due to coronavirus cases in the squad. CONI (Italian National Olympic Committee) determined that the match will be replayed and Napoli's previously deducted point will be restored.
Former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has asked the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) to remove his name from the spectators' stand at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, his home ground in domestic cricket. He also asked the association to cancel his membership. In an E-Mail to DDCA, Bedi explained that he took the decision as he came to know that the association will be building Arun Jaitley's statue in the stadium. Read More.
MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov has been chosen as Russia’s best national sportsperson by a public opinion poll. According to VTsIOM (All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center), the UFC lightweight champion is the best sportsperson in Russia right now.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi posted a heartfelt note on Instagram after breaking Pele’s all-time record of most goals for a single club. While the Brazilian star netted 643 goals for Santos, Messi went past him by scoring his 644th goal for Barcelona. The Argentina legend was indeed overwhelmed with his achievement as he thanked all his family, friends and teammates. Read More.
India's legendary wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni made his international debut on this very day (December 23) in 2004. It was an ODI against Bangladesh where the dasher was run-out for a duck. Although he also got run out in his last international innings, what he did in between is nothing but remarkable.
India's preparations for the Boxing Day Test match against Australia look in full swing as stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, Jasprit Bumrah and Cheteshwar Pujara were seen sweating it out in nets. Have a look at some pictures from their training session. Read More.
The T20I series between New Zealand and Pakistan came to a conclusion that saw the Black Caps secure a 2-1 win. However, after a couple of disappointing outings, Pakistan registered a win in the final clash in Napier, avoiding a clean sweep. Here we bring you all the match results, live scores, transfer news and rumours, injury updates, retirement news of players and birthdays of sports stars and every important news you need to know. Dhanashree Verma and Yuzvendra Chahal Wedding Album: Check Romantic Photos of Bride and Groom Post Marriage Ceremony.
In other news, Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal tied the knot with YouTuber girlfriend Dhanashree Verma. The couple got married in a small wedding involving friends and relatives, Chahal took to his social media to make the announcement official.
English teams continue to be involved in midweek action as the Carabao Cup action continues. Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur will take on lower league’s Stoke City in the quarter-finals of the competition. Later, Everton face Manchester United at Goodison Park as both teams look to take a step further towards the first trophy of the season. Yuzvendra Chahal-Dhanashree Verma Wedding Pics OUT: Indian Cricketer Shares Beautiful Photos From Marriage Ceremony on Social Media.
The action in Big Bash League continues with a clash between the teams placed in the bottom half of the table. Brisbane Heat face Adelaide Strikers at The Gabba in Brisbane as both teams look to make up ground between the, and the teams above them.
Serie A and La Liga also continue midweek action with some gigantic clashes. Italian leaders AC Milan take on Lazio as the Rossoneri look to extend their lead at the top. Meanwhile, Real Madrid welcome Granada as they look to cut the gap between them and rivals Atletico Madrid.