Koustuv Das wins All Odisha School Chess Championship

Bhubaneswar: Koustuv Das of St. Xavier’s High School, Kedargouri, finished first by scoring 8.5 points out of a possible 9

Hockey selection trials

Barabati to Kalinga: Top sports facilities in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar

Odisha has emerged as a prominent destination for sports in India, with its cities Cuttack and Bhubaneswar offering some of

Asia Cup 2023 schedule

Asia Cup 2023 schedule: India-Pakistan match on September 2

The Asia Cup 2023 schedule is out with India meeting Pakistan in a first round game in Kandy on September


Deodhar Trophy: Senapati in East Zone squad

Odisha’s Subhranshu Senapati has been included in the East Zone squad for the upcoming Deodhar Trophy, while Tarani Sa has

Subit Biswal

Deodhar Trophy: Subit Biswal appointed manager of East Zone team

Former Odisha player Subit Biswal has been appointed as the manager of the East Zone team for the upcoming Deodhar

Jajpur champion

Kajal shines as Jajpur win inter-district women’s T20 title

Cuttack: Kajal Jena scored a match-winning half-century as Jajpur thrashed Bhubaneswar in the final of inter-district women’s cricket tournament, played

Somnath Nayak

OCA panel umpire Somnath Nayak dies at 38

Somnath Nayak, an OCA panel umpire passed away on July 7 at the age of 38 years. He was a

pacers talent hunt

588 players attend talent hunt camp for pacers

The three-day talent hunt camp for pace bowlers conducted by Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) concluded on Friday. The camp held


Rourkela thrash Nabarangpur in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: Rima Ekka picked four wickets as Rourkela thrashed Nabarangpur by seven wickets in an inter-district women’s T20 match, played

Pace bowlers talent hunt

OCA’s talent hunt camp for pacers begins

Cuttack: The OCA talent hunt camp for pace bowlers started at Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday. A total of 358


Loyalka picks four as Rourkela thrash Puri

Cuttack: Lekha Loyalka picked four wickets as Rourkela beat Puri by 10 wickets in an inter-district women’s T20 match, played


Tiriya, Prasad hand Keonjhar thumping win

Cuttack: Kusum Tiriya scored a half-century and Rani K. Prasad picked a five-wicket haul as Keonjhar thrashed Koraput by 170


Malkangiri beat Koraput in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: It was again a day where there were a string of low-scoring games in the OCA inter-district women cricket


OCA to conduct talent hunt camp for pacers

Under its ambitious Vision@2024 programme, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is all set to conduct a talent hunt camp for pace


Panthers beat Cheetahs to win OCL 2023

Cuttack: Badal Biswal picked a four-wicket haul as Odisha Panthers beat Odisha Cheetahs by seven wickets to win the Odisha

cuttack district team

Odisha State Athletics Meet: 41 records created, Cuttack champion

Bhubaneswar: Cuttack district finished as champions and Sundargarh runner-up as the 69th Odisha State Athletics Meet 2023 concluded at KIIT


OCL: Sharma picks three as Cheetahs beat Lions

Cuttack: Sumit Sharma once again starred with the ball as Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Lions by six wickets in a


Cuttack thrash Nayagarh in inter-district women’s T20

The OCA inter-district women cricket tournament on Saturday saw two low-scoring games where the teams were bowled out under the


OCL: Cheetahs win by five wickets in rain-hit match

Cuttack: In a rain affected game of Odisha T20 Cricket League on Saturday, Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Pumas by five

Suryakant Pradhan

Duleep Trophy: Suryakant Pradhan in East Zone squad

Suryakant Pradhan has moved from standby to become part of the East Zone team for the upcoming Duleep Trophy 2023


BBSR thrash Sambalpur in inter-district women’s T20

Cuttack: BBSR registered a thumping eight-wicket win over Samabalpur in a T20 match of inter district women cricket tournamant played

Papu Ray

OCL: Papu spins Jaguars to win over Cheetahs

Cuttack: Papu Ray picked three wickets as Odisha Jaguars thrashed Odisha Cheetahs by eight wickets in a Odisha T20 Cricket

Gaurav Choudhury

OCL: Gaurav, Saswat power Cheetahs to victory

Cuttack: Gaurav Choudhury and Saswat Mohanty starred in Odisha Cheetahs’ nine-wicket win over Odisha Lions in a match of Odisha


OCL: Munde, Bhuyan shine in Odisha Tigers win

Om T. Munde scored a fifty as Odisha Tigers beat Odisha Panthers by eight wickets in a T20 match of


OCL: Beg, Behera star in Odisha Lions win

The winning run of Odisha Lions continued as they registered a win over Odisha Jaguars by 44 runs in the

Debasis Mohanty

Debasis Mohanty selected for NCA’s high performance bowling internship programme

Former India pacer Debasis Mohanty has been selected for NCA’s high performance bowling internship programme to be held at Bengaluru


Inter-district women T20 tournament: Group stage fixtures

The group matches of OCA inter-district women cricket tournament begins June 19 at different venues in Cuttack. The tournament to

Rama Behera

OCL: Behera shines in Odisha Lions win

Cuttack: All-round show by Rama Behera helped Odisha Lions beat Odisha Pumas by three wickets in a T20 match of

Shantanu Mishra

Duleep Trophy: Shantanu Mishra picked for East Zone

Odisha’s Shantanu Mishra has been selected to be part of East Zone team for the upcoming Duleep Trophy from June

Gaurav Choudhury

OCL 2023: Poddar ton in vain as Cheetahs beat Jaguars

Cuttack: Govinda Poddar century went in vain as Odisha Cheetahs beat Odisha Jaguars by three wickets in a Odisha Cricket

Odisha T20 Cricket League 2023 inaugurated

Cuttack: The Odisha T20 Cricket League (OCL) 2023 was inaugurated at DRIEMS ground here on Monday. Venkatpathy Raju, former India

Swayambhu Palai

Palai hits double ton as Bhadrak thrash Rayagada in U-16 inter-district tournament

Cuttack: Swayambhu Palai hit an unbeaten double ton as Bhadrak thrashed Rayagada by 263 runs in a OCA U-16 inter-district


Naqib five-for helps BBSR-A thrash Sambalpur

Three brilliant half-centuries and a five-wicket haul helped BBSR-A beat Sambalpur by 248 runs in the OCA U-16 inter-district tournament.

Kalahandi Cup

Cuttack-A win Kalahandi Cup title

Cuttack: Saideep Mohapatra scored a century and Rama Behera picked a six-wicket haul as Cuttack-A beat Rest of Odisha-D by

Tanmayee Behera

Odisha’s Tanmayee selected for NCA high performance camp

Odisha’s Tanmayee Behera has been selected by All India Women’s Selection Committee to be part of the NCA high performance

Siba Prasad Tripathy

Tripathy appointed manager for ACC Emerging Women’s Asia Cup

Siba Prasad Tripathy, a member of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has been appointed manager of women’s India A team for

U-16 inter-dist tournament

Deogarh thrash Boudh in U-16 inter-district tournament

Adarsh Kumar scored 114 off 101 balls as Deogarh beat Boudh by 231 runs in the OCA U-16 inter-district cricket

Kalahandi Cup

Kalahandi Cup: Super League fixtures

The Super League matches of Kalahandi Cup will start from May 24 till June 4, with all the matches scheduled

Odisha Cricket Academy gets more coaches

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has picked coaches for the men’s and women’s wings of Odisha Cricket Academy. The coaches

kalahandi cup

Kalahandi Cup: Jamala shines in Rest of Odisha-D win

Cuttack: In a low scoring game of Kalahandi Cup, Rest of Odisha-D beat Rest of Odisha-B by five wickets at

Asia Cup 2023 schedule

IPL 2023 Playoffs schedule: Dates, venues and timings

Three teams and one playoff spot which was decided on Sunday night with Gujarat Titans thumping win in Bangalore. The

Bhabatosh Paramanik

Former Odisha cricketer Paramanik dies at 28

Former Odisha cricketer Bhabatosh Paramanik passed away on Saturday at the age of 28-years. He had represented Odisha in various


Kalahandi Cup: Sambalpur thrash Rest of Odisha-C

Prashant Thakkar took a five-wicket haul as Sambalpur beat Rest of Odisha-C by five wickets in a 50-over match of

Ashirwad Swain

Odisha’s Shreyansh, Aashirbad picked for Inter NCA tournament

Cuttack: Two U-19 players of Odisha Cricket Association have been picked for the Inter NCA tournament, to be held at

Dr. Sanjay Satpathy

Former Odisha cricketer Sanjay Satpathy passes away

Former Odisha cricketer Dr Sanjay Satpathy passed away at the age of 76 on May 16. Dr Satpathy had represented


OCA organises two-day refresher programme for cricket coaches

Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) successfully conducted the coaches’ refresher programme at the Barabati Stadium here on May 11

Priyankaree Muduli

Four Odisha players part of NCA U19 girls tournament

Cuttack: Four players of Odisha Cricket Association have been selected to play in the Inter National Cricket Academy Tournament for

OCA spinners camp

First phase of spinners’ talent hunt camp ends

The first phase of OCA’s talent hunt camp for spinners ended at the Railway Stadium in Bhadrak on Saturday. The

Sunil Sahoo

Kalahandi Cup: Dhenkanal beat Ganjam by 122 runs

Dhenkanal prevailed in a low-scoring game of Kalahandi Cup (senior) inter-district cricket preliminary league as they beat Ganjam by 122


Kohli, Gambhir fined 100% of match fees for verbal spat after match

Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir have been fined 100% of their match fee over verbal altercation after an IPL match

Swagatika Rath

Former India player Swagatika Rath announces retirement

Former India cricketer Swagatika Rath announced her retirement from all formats on Monday. She had represented India in three One-Day

OCA spinner talent hunt

93 spinners attend talent hunt camp at Khurda zone

Bhubaneswar: A total of 93 players attended the Khurda zonal venue where talent hunt camp for spinners was conducted by

bapi hansda

Odisha’s Hansda wins silver at Asian Youth Athletics Championship

Odisha’s Bapi Hansda bagged a silver medal in 400m hurdles event at the 5th Asian Youth Athletics Championship at Tashkent,

Sikandar Raza

Beating CSK in Chennai is a very big thing: Dhawan

Chennai Super Kings scored 200 batting first at Chepauk but not enough as Punjab Kings chased it down for a

Kalahandi Cup

Kalahandi Cup: Zaki shines in Sambalpur win

In the Qualifier match No.2 of Kalahandi Cup (senior) inter-district cricket preliminary league, Sambalpur beat Dhenkanal by 44 runs on

Dinesh Mongia

Talent hunt camp for spinners begins at Cuttack

Cuttack: As many as 125 players turned up at Odisha Cricket Academy here on Friday for the OCA talent hunt

OCA spinners camp

OCA receives 975 entries for spinners’ talent hunt camp

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has received 975 entries for the talent hunt camp for spinners, which started this morning


First six overs made the difference: Dhoni after CSK’s loss

Rajasthan Royals needed a win to get back on track and they did so by defeating Chennai Super Kings by

Virat Kohli

We did deserve to lose: Kohli after RCB loss to KKR

After Royal Challengers Bangalore’s 21-run defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders at home, stand-in skipper Virat Kohli blamed the dropped chances

OCA spinners camp

OCA’s talent hunt camp for spinners rescheduled to April 28

The talent hunt camp for spinners has been rescheduled and will now start on April 28 instead of April 27

Mohammed Siraj

Siraj’s bowling shows intent and confidence: Kohli

In Josh Hazlewood’s absence, Mohammed Siraj has done incredibly well to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore’s attack “He is bowling as


Rahane: My best is yet to come

Ajinkya Rahane has upped his T20 game in this edition of the IPL as he slammed a blazing 29-ball 71

KL Rahul

Don’t know how it happened: Rahul after LSG’s stunning defeat

A run-chase of 136 runs which Lucknow Super Giants had it in their pockets until something happened and they lost

MS Dhoni

Last phase of my career, important to enjoy IPL: Dhoni

After leading Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an IPL match on Friday, MS Dhoni

MA Chidambaram

IPL 2023: Chennai and Ahmedabad to host Playoffs and final

Chennai and Ahmedabad will be the two venues for the Playoffs and final of IPL 2023, which was announced on

Virat Kohli

Kohli says points table can’t define a team

Royal Challengers Bangalore seem to have found their mojo and with the win against Punjab Kings they have moved to

Ashutosh Chhuria

Chhuria selected for NCA camp in Puducherry

Odisha’s right-arm fast bowler Ashutosh Chhuria has been selected to be part of U-23 National Cricket Academy High Performance camp,

V Venkatram

Venkatram appointed technical director of Odisha Cricket Academy

V Venkatram was appointed as the technical director of Odisha Cricket Academy on Tuesday. A BCCI Level 3 coach has

Asia Cup 2023 schedule

IPL 2023 points table

Indian Premier League with 10 teams has now been divided into two groups, A and B. In Group A there

Nitish Rana

IPL 2023: Nitish Rana, Hrithik Shokeen fined for on-field verbal exchange

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Nitish Rana and Mumbai Indians’ player Hrithik Shokeen have been fined 25% and 10% of the

arjun tendulkar

Sachin and Arjun Tendulkar become first father-son duo to play in IPL

Like father, like son – a saying which on Sunday became apt when Arjun Tendulkar made his IPL debut in

Nitish Rana

IPL 2023: KKR captain Rana and MI player Shokeen engage in heated exchange

Nitish Rana, skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders and Hrithik Shokeen of Mumbai Indians were involved in a heated exchange of

venkatesh iyer

Venkatesh Iyer ends KKR’s 15-year wait for individual century

The day was April 18, 2008, maiden match of Indian Premier League and Kolkata Knight Riders’ Brendon McCullum slammed an

Virat Kohli

I back myself to hit good balls off good bowlers: Kohli

Virat Kohli’s red-hot form continued as he slammed his third fifty of IPL 2023 and helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Virat Kohli

RCB team-mates Kohli and Hasaranga battle it out in the nets

The good news for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is that Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga has linked up with the IPL

Harry Brook

Slagged by Indian fans few days ago, I’ve shut them up: Brook

Coming into the IPL, Harry Brook had the halo of great talent around him but with poor returns from three


IPL 2023: Not a 230 wicket, Rana slams KKR bowling

Chasing a 229 target, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) did really well to take the run-chase deep and losing just by

Shubman Gill

Hayden says this Indian batsman will dominate world cricket for next decade

Shubman Gill has already established his class in world cricket and former Ausssie legend Matthew Hayden feels the Indian opener

ponting son with kohli

IPL 2023: Aussie great’s son star-struck by Virat Kohli, watch

The matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are fought fiercely but off the field there is also great camaraderie

Kalahandi Cup: Fixture of second phase preliminary league

The second phase preliminary league of Diamond-B and Gold-B groups of Kalahandi Cup will start from March 30 to April


Five U-19 Odisha players selected for NCA camp

Five U-19 women players of Odisha have been picked to be part of the National Cricket Academy camp. Priyankaree Muduli,

Sunrisers Hyderabad full squad for IPL 2023

Sunrisers Hyderabad packs a punch this time and have the right mix of players in the squad to go all

Delhi Capitals squad for IPL 2023

Delhi Capitals will miss the services of Rishabh Pant who is recovering from the serious car crash last year. In

Mumbai Indians full squad for IPL 2023

Like Chennai, Mumbai Indians too had a bad IPL last year by finishing at the bottom. Come IPL 2023, they

CSK full squad for IPL 2023

After having a forgettable outing last season, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) led by their charismatic captain MS Dhoni would look

RCB full squad for IPL 2023

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have their share of injury list as well in this edition of IPL. Josh Hazlewood who

KKR full squad for IPL 2023

Kolkata Knight Riders after finishing seventh in the last IPL, would like to improve their performance in this edition, which

Asia Cup 2023 schedule

IPL schedule: Match dates, timings and venues of Indian Premier League 2023

The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the world’s most popular and lucrative cricket league, will start on

soa cricket team

SOA wins cricket, tennis titles in four-day sports fest

Bhubaneswar: SOA Deemed to be University won the cricket and tennis events while finishing runner-up in volleyball and basketball at


DRS in cricket: How it works

DRS stands for Decision Review System, which is a technology-based system used in cricket to review decisions made by the

Women's T20 World Cup

Women’s T20 World Cup: Full schedule and timings

After finishing tantalisingly second in the final against Australia in the 2020 T20 World Cup, India Women would look to

Ashutosh Chhuria

CK Nayudu Trophy: Chhuria takes seven as Odisha beat Meghalaya

Odisha beat Meghalaya by eight wickets on day three of the U-25 Col CK Nayudu Trophy at Gandhi Stadium. Opting

Madhuri Meheta

WPL auction: Seven players from Odisha shortlisted

Madhuri Meheta and six other Odisha players have been shortlisted for the Women’s Premier League (WPL), scheduled to be held


Give equal importance to sports in educational institutions: Arun Lal

Bhubaneswar: Studies and sports should go together at the university level for all-round development of students, former Test opener Arun


India vs Australia series: Full schedule, dates and match timings

One of the most competitive rivalry in cricket over the last few years, will commence on February 9, with India

U-25 Col CK Nayudu Tropy: Swastik Samal to lead Odisha vs Baroda

Led by Swastik Samal, the senior selection committee has picked a 16-member Odisha squad for the fourth match against Baroda

Sushree Dibyadarshini

Senior Women One-Day Trophy: Kerala beat Odisha by 28 runs

After making a winning start, Odisha lost to Kerala by 28 runs in the Senior Women One-day Trophy, being played

Madhuri Mehta

Madhuri Meheta shines in Odisha’s win over Mizoram

Odisha started off their campaign with a win as they beat Mizoram by nine wickets in the Senior women One-Day

Men's hockey World Cup 2023

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023, live streaming and telecast details: Where and how to watch India matches

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 will kickstart on January 13, with India scheduled to meet Spain in its opener

Shiv Sundar Das

Shiv Sundar Das appointed selector in BCCI’s selection committee

Shiv Sundar Das has been appointed as one of the five selectors in BCCI’s national men’s senior selection committee. Headed