Yuvi gets ready for IPL-VI

New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh has set his sights on IPL-VI and has started preparing for the tournament. "I have started preparing for the IPL-VI," said Yuvraj, who represents Pune Warriors.

New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab, on Wednesday, appointed Woorkeri Raman as the team's assistant coach for IPL-VI.

New Delhi: Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, announced the launch of his charity foundation to help the underprivileged kids. The organisation will be known as Virat Kohli Foundation.

Calcutta: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was named Sheffield Shield Player of the Year at Cricket Australia's annual State Cricket Awards in Hobart on Wednesday. Upon receiving his domestic cricketer of the year award, he batted away speculation about a return to the beleaguered Test team for the Ashes.

Calcutta: The Bangladesh women's cricket team will play three T20s and three ODIs during their upcoming tour of India, which starts on April 2.

Calcutta: Smriti Mehra and Rani Sonti were suspended from the next event by the referees on disciplinary grounds and fined during the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour 2013, on Wednesday. Reacting to their suspension, both withdrew from the tournament.

Meanwhile, Vani Kapoor shot a four-over 76 to grab the top spot after the second round of the sixth leg of the event on Wednesday.

Miami: India's Somdev Dev Varman, on Wednesday, advanced to the second round of Miami Masters, defeating Evgeny Donskoy of Russia 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2.

Calcutta: Pune FC beat Mohun Bagan 2-0 while Sesa FA thrashed East Bengal 3-0 in the Under-20 I-league matches at Jamshedpur, on Wednesday.

Calcutta: East Bengal midfielder Subodh Kumar and two other footballers suffered minor injuries after meeting with an accident at Baskopa, on the Durgapur Expressway, on Wednesday.

Their car was hit by a truck as they were getting back from Chittaranjan, where they had gone to play a match for their office.

New Delhi: Bhaichung Bhutia has been appointed chairman of the AIFF's technical committee, marking the former India captain's foray into administration.

Calcutta: Meghalaya thrashed Nagaland 4-0 in a Dr T Ao Memorial Football Tournament match at the JN Stadium, Shillong, on Wednesday. In another match, Arunachal Pradesh beat Assam 2-0.

Staff Reporter and Agencies

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