There wasn't much happening on the wicket: Iyer on late declaration
The declaration may have come a tad too late owing to the team management's assessment of the Green Park pitch as unresponsive but debutant Shreyas Iyer backed his spinners to secure an Indian victory on the final day of the opening Test.
1st Test: Debutant Iyer, gritty Saha set up an intriguing final day
Debutant Shreyas Iyer showed his ice-cool temperament under pressure to stand tall with a fine half-century which placed India in a commanding position as they set up a stiff victory target of 284 for New Zealand on the fourth day of the opening Test on Sunday.
Drop Rahane for second Test; give him time to reset: Vettori
Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori says India cricketer Ajinkya Rahane should be dropped for the second Test in Mumbai from December 3 so that he gets time to overcome his lean patch, which has continued for too long.
Canada's De Bruin, Bujnowski add another women's bobsleigh bronze in Austria
Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Bobsleigh: The Canadian duo of Christine De Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski were in a familiar spot on Sunday, scoring a second bronze medal in as many weeks at a World Cup event in Innsbruck, Austria.
Dravid had told me about KS Bharat's skills long back: Laxman
Bharat, who had to take up wicketkeeping duties on day three of the first Test at the Green Park Stadium after Wriddhiman Saha couldn't take the field due to neck stiffness, came up with a superb performance, taking two catches and effecting a stumping in India's effort to restrict New Zealand to 296 and take a 49-run lead.
I am shutting the outside noise better than ever, says Ashwin
The veteran off-spinner delivered an impressive spell of 3/82 on day three of the first Test against New Zealand on the slow and low Green Park Stadium track in Kanpur. But it was left-arm spinner Axar Patel who was the pick of the Indian bowlers with figures of 5/62.
Barcelona leave it late to beat Villarreal, register first La Liga away win
Barcelona notched their first away win in La Liga this season in Xavi Hernandez's first away game in charge as late goals from Memphis Depay and Philippe Coutinho secured a 3-1 victory over Villarreal on Saturday.
ATK Mohun Bagan school SC East Bengal with a 3-0 victory
Just like exactly a year ago, Mohun Bagan began running the show with a bewitching brilliance as Roy Krishna and Manvir Singh again set the stage on fire with two beautifully-crafted goals. And when Liston Colaco made it 3-0,it promised to be bigger and better for Antonio Lopez Habas’s side.