India Beat South Africa By 28 Runs In 1st T20I Match

New Delhi: India has trounced South Africa in 1stT20I matchby 28 runs at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar took career-best 5/24, his maiden five-for in T20Is, as South Africa could managed 175/9 while chasing 204-run target. Bhuvneshwar also became first India pacer to take five-wicket haul in T20Is. Reeza Hendricks kept South Africa in the hunt with 70 off 50 balls, but his wicket in the 18th over triggered a late collapse.

Bhuvneshwar's final over, the 18th, resulted in the fall of four Proteas wickets including a run out - Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Chris Morris and Dane Paterson (run out), as the hosts were reduced to 159/8 from 154/4 before the start of the over. That particular over literally ended the run chase for South Africa.


Record-Breaker Virat Kohli Helps India Beat South Africa By Eight Wickets In 6th ODI

New Delhi: Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front with the bat to help India beat South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth one-day international at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. 

Dominant India wrapped up the six-match series 5-1.

Kohli continued his great form in the series, scoring his 35th ODI century in 82 balls, as he helped India chase down the 205-run target in 32.1 overs with eight wickets in hand.


Ten Things That Will Surprise You About the World’s Best Basketball Player, Michael Jordan

New DelhiBorn on February 17, 1963, Michael Jeffrey Jordanalso known by only his initials, MJ, is considered by universal acclamation to be one of the, if not THE greatest basketball player of all time.

His leaping ability, demonstrated by performing slam dunks from the free throw line in slam dunk contests, earned him the nicknames Air Jordan and His Airness.

Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, to James R. Jordan Sr., an equipment supervisor. The fourth of five children, he has two older brothers, Larry Jordan and James R. Jordan, Jr., one older sister, Deloris, and one younger sister, Roslyn.


Suresh Raina Alleges He Was Dropped Despite Performance

New Delhi: Suresh Raina has said that he was "hurt" after being dropped from the Indian team despite performing well, but now that he is back in the mix, the southpaw is determined to make the most of the upcoming T20 series in South Africa.

"I was hurt on getting dropped even after performing well. But now I have cleared the Yo-Yo test and feeling so strong. During all these months of hard training, the desire to play for India again grew only so much stronger," Raina told a private news channel.

"I won't leave it here. I have to play for India as long as possible. I have to play the 2019 World Cup because I know I have done well in England. There is still a lot left in me and I am extremely confident of doing well in these three games in South Africa," he said.


India Consolidate Top Spot, Afghans Rise To 10th In ICC Rankings

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team cemented its position at the top, while a determined Afghanistan climbed to 10th in the latest ICC One-Day rankings.

India defeated South Africa by 73 runs in the fifth ODI in Port Elizabeth for a 4-1 lead in the six-match series, consolidating their position at the top of the table.

Even if South Africa win the sixth and final ODI on Friday in Centurion, India will remain No.1 on 121 points, while South Africa will end on 119 points, the ICC said in a statement.