IPL of Tennis: International Tennis Premier League to Make Nadal $1m Richer a Night

ITPL is a brain-child of India's tennis star Mahesh Bhupati and a spin-off of IPL. Nadal is a "marquee" player who will earn $1m [6.2 crore] for a night's performance. Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Singapore and Hong Kong are the cities the tournament is planned to be held at mostly between November 28 and December 20. Feb 27, 2014

Ronaldo straining at the leash on Real return

Ballon d'Or-winner Cristiano Ronaldo cannot wait to play for Real Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg clash at Schalke 04, according to the Spanish giants' boss Carlo Ancelotti. Duration: 01:22 Feb 27, 2014

Asia Cup 2014: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Batting Let Us Down, Says Misbah

Pakistan might have thought they had the game when skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq and Umar Akmal were standing strong at the crease with 242 runs and four wickets down in the 43rd over. Well, that's when Lasith Malinga stepped in to rewrite the script for the day with a five-wicket haul. Pakistan were all out in the 48th over trying to chase down a not-so-difficult target of 297. Feb 26, 2014

Asia Cup 2014: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Malinga Turned the Game For Us, Says Skipper Mathews

Misbah-Ul-Haq and Umar Akmal had put on 121 runs for the fifth wicket partnership when all hopes had dried in the Sri Lankan camp. Skipper Angelo Matthews was thinking his team was already 25-30 runs short while setting a gettable 297 target for Pakistan. But, their experienced seemer, Lasith Malinga, knew exactly what to do in pressure situations - he sent home Misbah and Afridi in a single over to turn the match in Sri Lanka's favour. Feb 26, 2014