July 29, 2017

Biggest overseas victory for India against SL

Chennai: R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took India to victory by picking three wickets each as India wrapped up their mega 304-run win against Sri Lanka halfway through the final session of Day 4 after setting them a improbable target of 550. This was the biggest victory overseas for the Indian team in terms of runs. India declared after playing a little more than six overs into the morning, having

Kandy Floss!

The ongoing India-Sri Lanka cricket series is a good occasion for me to bring my two decades of journalistic experience to basically showoff about my trips there. I will also reveal, space permitting, how I sneaked into Muthiah Muralitharan’s house in Kandy to meet his wife when he was not there. Sri Lanka has two of the most scenic cricket stadiums in the world, at Galle and Kandy, and to watch cricket there

Ultimate Table Tennis: Falcons soar to finals

Mumbai: Falcons TTC booked their place in the final of the Ultimate Table Tennis League with a thumping 14-5 win over DHFL Maharashtra United at NSCI Stadium in Mumbai. Wong Chun Ting gave Maharashtra United a good start by defeating Sanil Shetty of Falcons TTC 2-1 in the first Match of the Tie. Shetty started off well, leading 6-3 in the opening Game, but made errors at crucial junctures, as

Adhiti Menon to act in Kumki 2

Chennai: Adhiti Menon who is currently playing the lead role in director Ameer’s Sandhanadhevan opposite Arya, has been signed as heroine for Kumki 2. Director Prabhu Solomon is currently working on the sequel to Kumki and it was rumoured that yesteryear actor Rajasekar’s daughter Shivani would play the female lead. Sources now say that Adhiti Menon has been chosen for the role. Shooting for the movie would begin in August.

A R Rahman has his hands full

Chennai: Mozart of Madras A R Rahman has his hands full. His forthcoming projects include Vijay’s Mersal, Rajinikanth’s 2.0, Sangamithra, GV Prakash’s Sarvam Thala Maayam, Majid Majidi’s Beyond the Clouds, Farhan Akhtar’s The Fakir of Venice, Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy’s 99 Songs in Hindi and Viceroy’s House in English. Much recently he composed music for a documenytarty series Daughters of Destiny, which was released via  Netflix. The docu is directed by Vanessa

Athis shines for Don Bosco

Chennai: An unbeaten 97 by S R Athish helped Don Bosco defeat St Bedes Academy by 52 runs in the TNCA city schools (U-14) tourney for B Somasundaram trophy played here. GE T&D ‘B’ Ground DAV Boys Sr Sec School 103 for 3 in 15 overs (PL Harshavardhan Sai 45) bt Modern Sr Sec School 49 for 6 in 15 overs GE T&D ‘A’ Ground Devi Academy Sr Sec School