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  • Kohli’s men face comeback challenge against NZ in Pune

    PUNE: Virat Kohli hit his 31st ODI hundred in the first match, meaning only Sachin Tendulkar (49) has more centuries than the India captain in 50-over international cricket, but finished on the losing side as Tom Latham and Ross Taylor guided New Zealand home in Mumbai...

    While victory for India would set up a winner-takes-all clash in Kanpur on Sunday, a New Zealand triumph would secure their first one-day series win in India and end...

  • India thrash Kiwis amid pitch-tampering storm, ICC probes suspended Pune curator

    Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand after a pitch-tampering storm threatened the second one-day international in Pune on Wednesday...

    Dhawan scored a classy 68 and Karthik notched an unbeaten 64 as India made 232-4 to clinch victory with 24 balls to spare and level the three-match ODI series 1-1...

  • India prevail in Pune to level NZ one-day series

    PUNE: Tight bowling and fifties from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik helped India secure a series-levelling six-wickets victory against New Zealand in the second One-day International on Wednesday...

    Opener Dhawan top-scored with 68 and Karthik remained not out on 64 down the order as the hosts reached the 231-run victory target with four overs to spare at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium...

  • Fleming to link up with Dhoni in Pune

    MUMBAI: Stephen Fleming will reunite with India’s limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the new Pune team after the former New Zealand captain was named as coach for the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament...

    Dhoni was captain of the Chennai Super Kings when Fleming was coach and he led them to the IPL title in 2010 and 2011...

  • Pune celebrate second victory

    HYDERABAD: Rising Pune Supergiants registered just their second win in the ongoing Indian Premier League on Tuesday night when they defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 34 runs in a truncated match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stad­ium in Hyderabad...

    After opting to field first on a pitch that had some juice in it for the bowlers, the visitors restricted Hyderabad to a modest 118-8...

  • Rahane-inspired Pune score third win

    DELHI: Rising Pune Supergiants clinched a desperately needed third victory in the Indian Premier League when Ajinkya Rahane guided them past Delhi Daredevils by seven wickets at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday night...

    After restricting the hosts to 162-7, Pune were lifted by their new opening pair of Rahane and Pakistan-born Australian batsman Usman Khawaja, who together forged a partnership of 60...

  • RSS activists put on massive show of strength in Pune

    PUNE: More than 150,000 Hindu hardliners, all dressed in khaki shorts, white shirts and black hats, put on a massive show of strength at an elaborate rally in western India on Sunday...

    Devotees, all men, marched in unison with wooden staffs, chanted, sat in mass prayer and listened intently as RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat delivered a speech from a stage surrounded by walls designed to resemble a fort...

  • Indian opener defends Pune pitch

    BANGALORE: Opener Murali Vijay on Wednesday rejected the idea that the Pune pitch was to blame for India’s drubbing in the first Test against Australia despite it being classified as ‘poor’ by the match referee...

    Virat Kohli’s team crumbled twice for totals of 105 and 107 in the two innings at Pune’s Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, going down to less fancied Australia by 333 runs...

  • Mayors, deputy mayors of Hyderabad, Larkana and Sukkur set to assume office

    HYDERABAD: Syed Tayyab Hussain and Syed Sohail Mehmood aka Sohail Mashhadi of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday took the oath as the mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC)...

    District returning officer Aijaz Anwar Chohan and Deputy Commissioner Motasim Abbasi, besides leaders and elected representatives belonging to the MQM, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and other parties,...

  • Last day of Hyderabad literature festival focuses on Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz

    HYDERABAD: Sindhi scholars, writers and intellectuals actively participated in the Hyderabad literature festival on the third and last day on Sunday where a couple of sessions were held...

    Talking about noted Sindhi poet Shaikh Ayaz, scholar and Larkana Division Commissioner Akbar Leghari said he was a great story writer who penned good stories during his time...

  • Wasim wants NFC award share given directly to Karachi and Hyderabad LBs

    KARACHI: Mayor Wasim Akhtar has demanded that Prime Minister Imran Khan give the share of Karachi and Hyderabad in the National Finance Commission Award directly to the municipal administrations of the two cities as the Sindh government is not willing to give it in the Provincial Finance Commission...

    “The Sindh government has completely failed to address the people’s lot,” he said and added that the “misuse” of 18th Amendment by the...

  • Living: The jogi artisans of Hyderabad

    Our young male members of the family and children stay and sleep on the pavement...

    We cannot afford three meals a day; our breakfast is simply tea and biscuits, we do not eat lunch and only cook a meal at night,” said an elderly Jogi woman...

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