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Mandeep Singh - RCB's unsung hero
Mandeep Singh - RCB's unsung hero

Mandeep Singh Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) has one of the strongest batting line-ups in the IPL with the likes of Chris Gayle, AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli in the top 3. These guys are modern day greats in cricket. If one of them gets off to a good start, it is virtually game over for the opposition. Apart from this game changers, RCB does have a lot of talent in the rest of the team with the likes of Dinesh Karthik and Sar

May 22 2015
Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli
Mandeep Singh justified our decision to rope him in from Kings XI: Virat Kohli

Dinesh Karthik congratulates Mandeep Singh on his 50 for Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune, May 21: An elated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday lauded the efforts of his teammate Mandeep Singh saying he justified his team's decision to rope him in from Kings XI Punjab. Mandeep played a brilliant knock in helping his side beat Rajasthan Royals by 71 runs in the IPL Eliminator at the Maharashtra Cricke

May 21 2015
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)
IPL 2015: Team of the week (April 27 to May 3)

Week four of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 came to an end on Sunday and the points table has finally started to take shape as we edge closer to the business end of the tournament. After starting the week with a win over KKR at Chepauk, Chennai Super Kings finished it with back-to-back away defeats to KKR and Sunrisers Hyderabad. While Kings XI plummeted to the last spot after three consecutive losses, wins in both their games ensured th

May 5 2015
Mandeep Singh blitz downs Kolkata Knight Riders
Mandeep Singh blitz downs Kolkata Knight Riders

Mandeep Singh in action Bengaluru, May 2 (IANS) Mandeep Singh (45 not out, 18b, 4x4, 3x6) weaved the magic for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) who defeated champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by seven wickets with two balls to spare in a rain-shortened 10-overs-a-side game in the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier League here on Saturday. Needing 13 runs off the final over, the 23-year old from Jalandhar blasted two sixes off Andre Russell to t

May 2 2015
Easy win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over Royal Challengers Bangalore
Easy win for Sunrisers Hyderabad over Royal Challengers Bangalore

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul embrace after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore as Dinesh Karthik (l) walks past   Bengaluru, April 13 (IANS) Skipper David Warner blasted a 27-ball 57 (6x4, 4x6) to help Sunrisers Hyderabad notch their first success in two outings with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League T20 tournament here on Monday. Warner and fellow opener

Gayle storm shapes Royal Challengers' victory over Knight Riders
Gayle storm shapes Royal Challengers' victory over Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore dugout follows Chris Gayle’s innings Kolkata, April 12: Demolition man Chris Gayle powered Royal Challengers Bangalore from a tough situation to a terrific three wicket win over title holders Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier league match here on Saturday. Replying to a challenging 177/6 posted by the Knight Riders, the visitors rode on the Gayle storm - as the Caribbean plundered 96 runs hamm

Apr 12 2015
Indian hockey team seeks fresh start under new coach in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Indian hockey team seeks fresh start under new coach in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Indian hockey team at the Sultan Azlan Shah preparatory camp Ipoh (Malaysia), April 4: The Indian men's hockey team will seek a fresh beginning under new coach Paul van Ass as the six-nation 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup starts at the Azlan Shah Stadium here on Sunday. India had a fruitful 2014 when they won the the Asian Games gold after 16 years. They gave a tough fight to Australia as well to finish a creditable fourth in the Champ

Apr 5 2015
5 youngsters to watch out for at Sultan Azlan Shah 2015
5 youngsters to watch out for at Sultan Azlan Shah 2015

Defending champion Australia heads into the 24th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah 2015 as the overhwlming favourite. The World Champion, which has won the tournament a record eight times will look to retain the title even as it prepares to lock horns with some of the best teams in the world.  India, brimming with confidence in the wake of winning the Gold Medal at the Asian Games last year, will definitely fancy its chances this time a

Apr 4 2015
Interview with Mandeep Singh:
Interview with Mandeep Singh: "Learnt a lot playing alongside likes of Moritz Furste and Ashley Jackson"

Singh was one of the best players in the HIL Mandeep Singh staged a comeback to the Indian side for the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on the back of a decent performance in the 2015 Hero Hockey India League. The 20-year-old Jalandhar lad first hit the spotlight with a power-packed showing in the 2013 HIL and subsequently made his senior international debut at the 2013 Hockey World League Round Two Event in New Delhi. Mandeep featured in th

Apr 2 2015
Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh
Asian Games snub motivated my comeback: Mandeep Singh

Caption New Delhi, March 26 (IANS): After being recalled to the Indian hockey team, young striker Mandeep Singh on Thursday said he was motivated to return to the national team after being dropped from the Asian Games squad. Newly-appointed chief coach Paul van Ass on Wednesday included Mandeep in the 18-member squad for the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12. "Previously, I was part of the World

Mar 26 2015
Mandeep Singh recalled; Gurjinder Singh dropped from Indian hockey team
Mandeep Singh recalled; Gurjinder Singh dropped from Indian hockey team

Mandeep Singh New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Newly-appointed chief coach Paul van Ass on Wednesday recalled young strikers Mandeep Singh and Satbir Singh in the 18-member Indian men's hockey team for the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12. Among the surprising omissions, defender-penalty corner specialist Gurjinder Singh and attacking midfielder Danish Mujtaba have not found van Ass' favour. Va

Mar 25 2015
Ranchi Rays beat UP Wizards to reach HIL final
Ranchi Rays beat UP Wizards to reach HIL final

Ranchi have booked a spot in the semis New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS): Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 9-8 via penalty shootouts, which reached sudden death, to enter the final of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday. Wizards' V.R. Raghunath (39th minute) and Rays' Ashley Jackson (42nd) scored but both teams refused to be separated after 60 minutes of play, taking the game to penalt

Feb 21 2015
IPL 8 Auctions: Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen among players to go under the hammer
IPL 8 Auctions: Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen among players to go under the hammer

Yuvraj Singh could be the biggest attraction in IPL auctions tomorrow Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Daredevils (DD), who finished seventh and eighth, respectively, in the Indian Premier League (IPL) last year, are expected to see most action in the player auction to be held here on Monday ahead of the eighth edition of the popular and cash-rich Twenty20 tournament beginning on April 8. 12 marquee players In

Feb 15 2015
Ashley Jackson stars in Ranchi Rays’ magnificent win over UP Wizards
Ashley Jackson stars in Ranchi Rays’ magnificent win over UP Wizards

Ashley Jackson celebrates with teammates after scoring the only goal of the match. Unlike previous matches, there was no barrage of goals or a hat-trick, but still everyone remained on their toes as the Ranchi Rays clinched a clinical 1-0 win over the Uttar Pradesh Wizards to cement second position in the Hockey India League at Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Ranchi. Ranchi skipper Ashley Jackson was the only goal scorer of the game and with his

Feb 8 2015