Boxer Sachin Siwach

Boxer Sachin Siwach wins Gold at Commonwealth Youth Games

In Commonwealth Youth Games, world youth champion Sachin Siwach was the lone Indian boxer to clinch a gold medal in Bahamas. Siwach, who won a world youth gold last year, defeated Welsh boxer James Nathan Probert 4-1 in the final to claim the gold in the light flyweight (49kg) category.

Among the girls, Jony was the lone Indian to claim a medal after she settled for silver in the lightweight (60kg) category. Jony lost 2-3 to Australian Ella Jade Boot in the summit clash. 

ICC Womens World Cup Final

ICC Women's World Cup final: India lose to England by 9 runs

Indian eves lost to England by a narrow margin of nine runs in the ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's in London last night. Chasing a target of 229, Indian middle-order collapsed like a pack of cards, being bowled out for 219 in 48.4 overs. 

The last seven wickets fell for a mere 28 runs in 6.5 overs. At one stage, India were well placed at 191 for 3. Opener Poonam Raut was top scored with 86, while Harmanpreet Kaur contributed 51. Earlier, Natalie Sciver's 51 and Sarah Taylor's 45 laid the foundation for England's decent total of 228 for 7. For England, it was their fourth Women's World Cup. 

Bharat Arun

Bharat Arun appointed Team India bowling coach

Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI has appointed Bharat Arun as the Indian Cricket team's bowling coach. 

Addressing a press conference in Mumbai today, BCCI’s acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary announced that the cricket body has also decided to retain Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach and R Sridhar as fielding coach till the 2019 ODI World Cup.

Womens Cricket World Cup

Women's Cricket World Cup: England to take on South Africa in first semifinal in Bristol

In the first semifinal of Women's Cricket World Cup today, England will take on South Africa in Bristol. The match will start at 3 pm. 

England might have the psychological advantage over Proteas because they are playing the game at their home ground and due to their win in the group stage. But, this semifinal may be deferent altogether from the league round as South Africa have a good all round team.