‘Expecting Motera’s new wicket to help spinners’

Is he the key player to decide the next match? India and England play the third of the four Test series at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera from Wednesday….reports Asian Lite News Opener Rohit Sharma has said that he expecting the new wicket at the renovated and refurbished Motera stadium to help the spinners

Hajilol, Sonika crown National Cross Country titles

New stars on the horizon.. Hajilol’s winning time was 31 minutes 13.21 seconds while Sonika clocked 37 minutes 09.53 seconds for the 10km route…reports Asian Lite News Karnataka’s Parasappa Madevappa Hajilol and Sonika of Haryana tamed the challenge to win the men’s and women’s 10km titles at the 55th National Cross Country Championships at the

Mumbai, Ahmedabad likely to host IPL 2021

IPL is back. Stage set for Indian Premier League 2021. The organisers are looking for new venues to gather more support. According to sources, four stadia are being discussed to host the league matches of the Indian Premier League that will start either in mid-April or second week of April….reports Asian Lite, India’s international newspaper

Djokovic seals 9th Australian Open title

The Champ returns to his full form. In a match that lasted just an hour and 53 minutes, Djokovic beat Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. The Serbian quelled a brief rally from Medvedev in the third set, getting a break in the final game to win the title…reports Asian Lite News Serbia’s Novak Djokovic on Sunday

Osaka leaves Serena’s 24th Grand Slam hopes in tatters

Serena is still one Grand Slam title away from legendary Australian Margaret Court’s record of singles titles….reports Asian Lite News Serena Williams, 39, and winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, on Thursday made a emotional exit from Australian Open after losing to 23-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka. Serena is still one Grand Slam title away from

Morris becomes IPL’s costliest pick

Rajasthan Royals (RR) has picked the pace-bowling all-rounder at a player auction after intense competition from Punjab Kings….reports Asian Lite News South Africa’s Chris Morris on Thursday bagged the highest ever bid of Rs 16.25 crore in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL). Rajasthan Royals (RR) has picked the pace-bowling all-rounder at a player

India crush England, level series

The win takes India to the second spot on the World Test Championship points table…reports Asian Lite News Debutant left-arm spinner Axar Patel’s five-wicket haul in England’s second innings — coupled with Ravichandran Ashwin’s all-round performance — made India’s job easy as they registered a commanding 317-run win in the second Test on Tuesday, and

FIR against Yuvraj Singh for ‘casteist slur’

Yuvi in trouble again. One of the greatest Indian cricket icons fallen from his pedal. That also over casteism. The former India all-rounder was on Sunday booked by the Hansi Police in Hisar district under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act….reports Asian Lite

LITE VIEW: Don’t let racism rain off the match

Still today that racism in sport rears its ugly head, and on Wednesday the target of that hatred was Yan Dhanda, the highest profile South Asian heritage footballer in the UK today. Working for decades we still haven’t been able to eliminate racism from the football pitch, the internet or society… writes veteran Labour MP

Assam govt decides to appoint sprinter Hima Das as DSP

Ace sprinter Hima Das will be appointed as the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Assam Police, for her outstanding contributions in various national and international athletic meets, officials said on Wednesday. An official said that the decision to appoint Das as DSP was taken in an Assam cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister