LSG Owner Sanjiv Goenka Hosts Dinner for Captain KL Rahul KL, Share Warm Hug After Controversy Over Viral 'Public Outburst' Video

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 02:08pm on 14 May 2024,Tuesday Sports

Lucknow Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise co-owner Sanjiv Goenka hosted a special dinner for captain KL Rahul at his residence in New Delhi on the eve of LSG's crucial IPL 2024 game against Delhi. The warm embrace shared between Goenka and Rahul during the meeting reflected a positive atmosphere ahead of the important match. The dinner came after an heated chat between the two cricket enthusiasts following LSG's recent defeat to SunRisers. With playoffs hopes hanging, LSG's focus remains on securing victory in their upcoming matches under Rahul's leadership.

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India Men's Cricket Team: BCCI Invite Applications for New Coach, Tenure to Start from July 1, 2024

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:41am on 14 May 2024,Tuesday Sports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a search for a new coach for the Indian men's cricket team. The new coach will take charge on July 1, 2024, and will be responsible for leading the team until December 31, 2027. This means that Rahul Dravid's tenure as coach will end after the 2024 T20 World Cup. Applicants must have coaching experience and a strong playing history. The last day to apply is May 27. The BCCI has made it clear that there will be only one coach for all formats of the game, ruling out separate coaches for different formats. BCCI secretary Jay Shah had claimed last week Rahul Dravid can reapply for the position.

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Who is Parvej Khan? All You Need to Know About The First Indian Athlete to Compete at NCAA Indoor Championships

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:24am on 14 May 2024,Tuesday Sports

Indian athlete Parvej Khan’s story is a perfect reminder that dreams have no boundaries and that with perseverance, even the stars are within reach. He was born in Haryana’s Mewat District in Chahalka Village, which is nearly 50 km south of New Delhi. Coming from a humble farming family, Parvej left his village at the age of 13 to pursue his passion for sports. He trained rigorously in Delhi and Bhopal, and his hard work paid off when he won gold at the U16 nationals and bronze at the Khelo India Youth Games. He continued to excel, winning gold at the 2022 National Games and setting a personal best time of 3:40.89s in the 1500m race. His talent and dedication earned him a scholarship to the University of Florida, where he joined the Florida Gators athletics team and made his debut at the NCAA Championships in Boston earlier this year.

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Parvej Khan Becomes First Indian to Win 1500m Gold at US College Meet, Does it in Steve Ovett Style

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 07:07pm on 13 May 2024,Monday Sports

Scripting history, 19-year-old Parvej Khan from Nuh, Haryana, became the first Indian to win the 1500m gold at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships, a prestigious US collegiate event. Not just the feat, but Khan's style drew comparisons with British middle-distance legend Steve Ovett. Video clips of Khan egging on fans as he pulled away in the final stretch of the 1500m heats went viral. The on-air commentators likened his showmanship to Ovett's 1980 Moscow Olympics finish. In the final, Khan clocked 3:42.73 to clinch gold, also winning the 800m bronze.

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Gujarat Titans Crash Out of IPL 2024 Playoffs Race After Washout Against Kolkata Knight Riders

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:35pm on 13 May 2024,Monday Sports

The IPL 2024 clash between Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders met an untimely end as rain played spoilsport at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. With this washout, Gujarat Titans bid goodbye to their playoff aspirations, accumulating 11 points from 13 matches, unable to secure a spot in the top four. In contrast, Kolkata Knight Riders, with 19 points, are assured of a top-two finish regardless of their final league fixture's outcome. The unfortunate weather interruption dims Gujarat Titans' hopes while cementing KKR's strong position in the IPL 2024 standings.

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"Storm In...": Lucknow Super Giants Downplay KL Rahul-Sanjiv Goenka Episode

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 03:56pm on 13 May 2024,Monday Sports

Lucknow Super Giants' assistant coach Lance Klusener addressed owner Sanjiv Goenka's public criticism of captain KL Rahul as a "storm in a teacup," citing it as a robust discussion between cricket enthusiasts. Despite social media speculation, Klusener affirmed no talks about replacing Rahul as skipper. While Rahul's IPL season faced challenges, Klusener praised his unique style and anticipated a turnaround. Reflecting on the team's performance, Klusener highlighted the need for better support around Rahul and acknowledged the bowling unit's struggles in their recent match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Expectations remain high as the team prepares for upcoming fixtures.

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RCB Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive with Convincing Win Over Delhi Capitals in IPL 2024

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:34pm on 12 May 2024,Sunday Sports

Royal Challengers Bengaluru secured their fifth consecutive victory, defeating Delhi Capitals by 47 runs in IPL 2024. With 12 points from 13 matches, RCB's playoff chances hinge on their final match against Chennai Super Kings. RCB needs a win to reach 14 points and improve their Net Run Rate for a top-four finish. Lucknow Super Giants' loss in their remaining matches could also aid RCB's qualification. Despite a blazing half-century by Rajat Patidar, RCB's brilliant bowling restricted DC to 140. Stand-in skipper Axar Patel attributed DC's loss to dropped catches and a two-paced pitch.

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CSK Celebrates Victorious Home Farewell With Speculation Over Dhoni's Last Match

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 06:14pm on 12 May 2024,Sunday Sports

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) bid farewell to their home ground with a flourish, clinching a convincing victory over Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024. After securing their 50th home win at Chepauk, CSK players were honored with gold medals and embarked on a lap of honor at the M Chidambaram Stadium. Amidst emotional scenes, former CSK stalwart Suresh Raina joined the celebrations, sharing moments with MS Dhoni. As speculations swirl regarding Dhoni's potential retirement, the match served as a poignant farewell for the legendary captain at Chepauk, leaving fans nostalgic and hopeful for more memorable moments.

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Suresh Raina Debunks MS Dhoni's Last Chennai IPL Game Rumors: 'Definitely Not'

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 03:10pm on 12 May 2024,Sunday Sports

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina dismissed rumors of MS Dhoni's retirement from IPL in Chennai. During CSK vs RR match, Raina responded "Definitely Not" to speculation about Dhoni's last game at Chepauk. Earlier, CSK's tribute post fueled retirement talks. Raina, a close friend, hinted at Dhoni's continued IPL presence even in 2025. Dhoni's famous phrase "definitely not" resurfaced, reminiscent of IPL 2020's viral moment. Despite packed stands for CSK's home matches, Dhoni remains focused on giving back to fans. CSK could potentially play two more matches at Chepauk if they reach IPL 2024 playoffs.

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CSK Clinch Thrilling Victory Over RR in IPL 2024 Encounter

Brief by Shorts91 Newsdesk / 02:44pm on 12 May 2024,Sunday Sports

Chennai Super Kings secured a gripping five-wicket win against Rajasthan Royals in an intense IPL 2024 clash. Chasing a modest target of 142, CSK reached 145/5 in 18.2 overs, anchored by skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad's unbeaten 42. Rookie Sameer Rizvi's quickfire 15 not out sealed the victory. Earlier, CSK's bowlers, led by Simarjeet Singh, restricted RR to 141/5. Despite Riyan Parag's valiant 47 not out, CSK's disciplined bowling ensured their playoff qualification chances brightened. Ravindra Jadeja's controversial dismissal for obstructing the field added drama to the match.      

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