After the success of Indian Super League (ISL) last year, Indian football is certainly going places. On Wednesday, a young goalkeeper from Mohali created history by becoming the first Indian ever to play a competitive match for an top tier European side. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made his competitive debut for Norwegian club Stabaek with a clean sheet in a 6-0 thrashing of Runar in the Norwegian Football Cup. Stabbaek play in Norway's top division Tippeligaen and are managed by former United States and Egypt coach Bob Bradley.
Authorities have imposed prohibitory orders in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali to maintain law and order and restrict the movement of the followers of controversial self-styled godman Rampal who have been thwarting police efforts to arrest him.
On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Oppo Champions League here on Sunday.
Their confidence on a high following back-to-back wins, Kings XI Punjab would definitely start as overwhelming favourites against Northern Knights in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League T20, here on Friday.
Having pulled off an improbable win by hitting two successive sixes off the last two deliveries, Perth Scorchers' Mitchell Marsh today said that his team was lucky to be on the winning side as they defeated Dolphins in a league encounter of Champions League Twenty20 here.
The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state which has left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition.
The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League T20, here Saturday.
Trying hard to make an impression in its inaugural season itself, the Wave World Kabaddi League has shifted its grand finale from Mohali to Lahore but has cancelled its Mumbai leg fearing political controversies due to the presence of a Pakistan-based team on the roster.
Rajasthan Royals pacer Vikramjeet Singh Malik today said that his side were not facing any pressure in the scramble for a play-off berth in the IPL and their strategy has been to take it from match-by-match.