When India’s night watchman Ishant Sharma was dismissed as the first wicket of the fourth day at Galle, little did anyone expect that our famed Indian batting line-up will fail to chase a seemingly easy target of 176. What began as an easy task became an incredibly tough endeavour, and India eventually lost the first
This year’s Ashes has seen many ups and downs to make any sarcastic remarks on either side. Australia has not defeated the host England since the 2006 series and it looks like they will have to wait till 2017. So far the series has shocked cricket fans all over the world, especially the fourth test
From what has been happening in the first Test at Galle, Indian team and fans must have hoped that Day 3 would give them the much needed away victory. Those expectations were not met, thanks mainly to Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal as he scored an unbeaten 162 and took his team to an impressive total
After a splendid 6-wicket haul by Ravichandran Ashwin on Day 1 of the ongoing first Test match at Galle, it was the batsmen’s turn to push Sri Lanka further into pressure as India managed to pile up a sizable total of 375 before being bowled out. Resuming from 128/2 on Day 2, India started off
Abhinav Bindra has never been one for dramatic announcements. But in recent times , Abhinav Bindra has developed a habit of announcing his retirement from a multi sports event and going on to win a medal the next day. Today Abhinav Bindra somehow won the bronze in his 10 metre rifle event in a thrilling final.
Gagan Narang missed by 0.6 point and lost an Olympic quota in the 50m men’s rifle prone event on Thursday. The Delhi Commonwealth gold winner shot 625.5 to make it into the top eight at the seventh spot but was eliminated in the final clash with a score of 124.2. Italian marksman Marco de
Emerging Indian shuttler HS Prannoy made it to the finals of USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold
Olympian Anjali Bhagwat’s performance is remarkable as she is making a comeback after a very long time and the fact that her scores are close to her fellow Indian indicate that she can still shoot well and is not here on past reputation. There was a time when Anjali was on a lonely path breaking journey as India’s only women shooter , but today she has a lot of company and she can be justly proud for showing the way to this new generation of Indian shooting
After Jitu Rai’s remarkably consistent performance on the second day of the ongoing ISSF World shooting Championships, the Indian contingent could not add to the medal list at Granada, Spain. Jitu Rai had bagged a quota place for himself for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing with the silver medal in the men’s 50-metre pistol event.
India’s star shooter and the 2008 Olympic gold winner Abhinav Bindra failed to make the cut for the final of Men’s 10m air rifle event in the 51st ISSF World Championships. As Abhinav has failed to qualify, he will have to wait for other qualifying tournaments to book his entry to the 2016 Olympic Games.