Great to earn first win: Ashley Jackson
Great to earn first win: Ashley Jackson

Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson said Sunday that it was great to get a win under their belt after they lost the Hockey India League (HIL) opener.

George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia
George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia

Steven Smith is likely to captain Australia in the next ODI of the tri-series against England in Hobart on Friday as George Bailey faces a possible suspension from the ICC due to his side's slow over-rate in the four-wicket win over India at the MCG, here on Sunday.

Arsenal without Arteta and Debuchy for next three months
Arsenal without Arteta and Debuchy for next three months

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta will be out for the next three months after having a "successful" operation on the left ankle that has kept him sidelined since late November, the club said on Thursday.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could only reflect on the old cricketing adage that "catches win matches" as poor fielding let his side down in the second test against New Zealand.

Team ethic helped New Zealand to remarkable win: Brendon McCullum
Team ethic helped New Zealand to remarkable win: Brendon McCullum

New Zealand`s fightback from a position where they looked likely to lose the second test against Sri Lanka inside three days to achieve victory on the final afternoon was testament to the Black Caps` team ethic, captain Brendon McCullum has said.

I would have signed new deal in the summer, says Steven Gerrard
I would have signed new deal in the summer, says Steven Gerrard

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has said he would have agreed to stay at the club if he had been offered a new contract in the close season.

Cargo ship sinks off Vietnam, captain confirmed dead

The bodies of two crew members of the Norwegian cargo ship which sank off the coast of southern Vietnam have been identified as the captain and deputy captain, state media reported today.

Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard
Liverpool face up to life without ageing Steven Gerrard

While the emotional bond formed of 17 years sterling service to his boyhood club ensures Steven Gerrard`s exit will be an emotional occasion, his ageing legs and dwindling reserves of energy mean the hero of yesteryear had already departed.

Amla, De Villiers dig in against West Indies
Amla, De Villiers dig in against West Indies

South African captain Hashim Amla made a patient half-century as he and AB de Villiers steered their team towards a sound position on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Newlands on Saturday.

Leaving Liverpool toughest decision, says Steven Gerrard
Leaving Liverpool toughest decision, says Steven Gerrard

Outgoing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard said Friday that leaving his childhood club has been the toughest decision of his life.

Steven Gerrard brace in vain as Leicester hit back against Liverpool
Steven Gerrard brace in vain as Leicester hit back against Liverpool

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard converted two penalties, but saw his side surrender a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Leicester City in the Premier League on New Year`s Day.

West Indies learning from South Africa: Denesh Ramdin
West Indies learning from South Africa: Denesh Ramdin

West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said on Thursday that the main benefit of playing in South Africa was the opportunity for his young side to absorb some of the lessons that have made the hosts the number one team in the world.

India's tour of Australia: Steven Smith's tryst with greatness
India's tour of Australia: Steven Smith's tryst with greatness

Australian stand-in-skipper Steven Smith is the man of the moment. On Saturday, he became the fifth batsman to get centuries in each of his first-two Tests as captain.

WICB gave unanimous support to remove Dwayne Bravo from captaincy: Dave Cameron
WICB gave unanimous support to remove Dwayne Bravo from captaincy: Dave Cameron

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has said its decision to approve a recommendation for rookie fast bowler Jason Holder to be appointed new One-Day International (ODI) captain was unanimous.

India vs Australia: 50-50 calls not going our way in series, MS Dhoni
India vs Australia: 50-50 calls not going our way in series, MS Dhoni

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the 50-50 decisions are not going India`s way after his team fell behind 2-0 in the series against Australia at the Gabba on Saturday.

'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam wins immunity, Praneet becomes captain!
'Bigg Boss 8': Gautam wins immunity, Praneet becomes captain!

The 'baap' of all reality shows on television—Bigg Boss, has entered almost the final phase of this season. The show has so far seen a a lot of ups and downs, with inmates fighting it out to win either captaincy or immunity in the tasks.

'Bigg Boss 8': Dimpy becomes next captain of the house!
'Bigg Boss 8': Dimpy becomes next captain of the house!

With just a few weeks away from the 'Bigg Boss 8' finale, inmate Dimpy has finally managed to become the captain of the house. Last night's episode showed how Ali Quli Mirza was sitting tight throughout the entire night, only to be ousted by 'smart' Dimpy, who managed to hassle him with 'red chilli powder'.

Captain Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester
Captain Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will return for their game at Leicester City as the champions bid to maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a fifth straight Premier League win, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon`s heart `skips beat` as Virat Kohli clattered
India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon`s heart `skips beat` as Virat Kohli clattered

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon said his heart skipped a beat when a fearsome Mitchell Johnson bouncer crashed into the helmet of India captain Virat Kohli in the first Adelaide Test on Thursday.

India vs Australia: Shikhar Dhawan hints MS Dhoni might play opening Test
India vs Australia: Shikhar Dhawan hints MS Dhoni might play opening Test

In what would come as a change of plan for the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni might captain the side in the opening Test against Australia as he has joined the squad well in time for the four-match series, which had to be rescheduled following Phillip Hughes' death.