[In pictures] Bengaluru returns to the Chinnaswamy Stadium

The last international match played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium was a One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia in January 2020. To rewind the times a bit more, the last Test match at the Stadium was played in 2018 between India and Afghanistan. Bangaloreans were deprived of international cricketing action for more than two […]

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The game is afoot at sports academies, but slowly

In some academies, student participation decreased by more than 50 percent in comparison to pre-pandemic days. Bengaluru: Students are coming back to sports academies in the city after the second wave. But, financial constraints at home are keeping many of them away from sports.  Karnataka Institute of Cricket (KIOC), which has produced Indian cricketers such […]

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Ravi Shastri turns 59, continues to inspire

The cricketing world hails his contribution to Indian cricket NOIDA:  Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer said Ravi Shastri should continue as Indian national cricket team’s head coach over the next few years given India is set to play three World Cups in as many years. Shastri, who turns 59 today, has received praise and applause […]

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In a fix for match-fixing

The players of the Karnataka Premiere League confessed of match-fixing. They said, they were honey trapped. By Labani Mahanandy The Karnataka Premiere League players were forced for match-fixing as they were “honey-trapped”, says Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police. One day after the Bangalore Police issued notice to both Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and Karnataka […]

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Addicted!

The Indian Premier League in the country started with a bang, and with that, Bengaluru also saw a 20 percent increase in the gambling cases in the city. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, April 9, 2019 Cricket gambling is on the rise. K.N. Kumar, Assistant Commissioner of Police said, “Gambling cases are increasing because people don’t […]

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