Weekly digest (April 8-14): From Dhoni losing his cool to Liverpool going top

From M.S. Dhoni losing his cool on the field to Liverpool's 2-0 win over Chelsea, here are all the major happenings from the world of sports from the week gone by.

M.S. Dhoni was fined 50 per cent of his match fee after breaking the Indian Premier League's Code of Conduct in Chennai Super Kings' thrilling win over Rajasthan Royals


Delhi Capitals bowlers showed greater discipline under pressure, despite shoddy catching, to help the team post a 39-run win and mar the script in what was the 100th match for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Sunday. (Report)

Imran Tahir's four-for coupled with Suresh Raina's unbeaten half-century helped CSK to a comfortable five-wicket win over KKR. (Report)

Jos Buttler's 43-ball 89 coupled with Shreyas Gopal's 13-run cameo at the death helped Rajasthan Royals eke out a thrilling four-wicket win over Mumbai Indians. (Report)

Virat Kohli took 48 innings less than Suresh Raina to breach the milestone set by CSK's star batsman. (Report)

Chris Gayle's unbeaten 99 went in vain as RCB gunned down KXIP's 174-run target for its first win in IPL 2019. (Report)

Delhi restricted Kolkata to 178 for seven after inserting the host in and achieved the target with seven balls to spare. It maintained a clean slate against the Dinesh Karthik-led side and recorded its fourth win of the season. (Report)

Royals Challengers Bangalore has roped in South Africa pacer ace Dale Steyn as a replacement for Nathan Coulter-Nile. Steyn is making a return to the IPL after three years, and last played for Gujarat Lions in 2016. (Report)

Windies head coach Richard Pybus has been sacked amid a flurry of changes announced by Cricket West Indies with seven weeks to go for the Cricket World Cup 2019. (Report)

M.S. Dhoni has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee after breaking the Indian Premier League's Code of Conduct in Chennai Super Kings' thrilling win over Rajasthan Royals. (Report)

Chennai Super Kings skipper walked on to the pitch in an unlikely fashion in the final over of the IPL match against Rajasthan Royals despite him being out third ball in the same over. (Report)

Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja became 13th bowler and the first left-arm spinner to reach 100 wickets in IPL. (Report)

Rahul had missed out on an IPL hundred in this fixture last year but made it count this time with a sublime knock at Mumbai Indians backyard. (Report)

Kohli racked up 2735 runs at 68.37 across all formats in 2018, while his Indian compatriot Mandhana, amassed 1291 runs across limited-overs formats, including 13 fifties. (Report)


Mohamed Salah's incredible long-range goal helped Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League with a crucial 2-0 win over Chelsea. (Report)

Raheem Sterling scored twice as Manchester City won 3-1 at Crystal Palace to move back above Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table. (Report)

In a game of two halves, FC Goa banished the ghosts of past finals by overcoming a determined Chennaiyin FC 2-1 to lift the Super Cup title, its first trophy in five years. (Report)

Paul Pogba converted two penalties either side of half-time to lift Manchester United to an unconvincing 2-1 win over West Ham at Old Trafford. (Report)

Juventus was denied the record for the fastest title success in Serie A history as a much-changed side fell to a 2-1 defeat at SPAL. (Report)

A much-changed Barcelona was held to a 0-0 draw by Huesca as it moved 12 points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga. (Report)


Novak Djokovic moves into his 20th week as world No.1 as the clay season gets under way. Japan's Naomi Osaka too maintains a slender lead over Romanian Simona Halep at the top of the WTA rankings. (Report)

Nicolas Almagro chose his hometown tournament in Murcia to announce his retirement from tennis. (Report)

Spanish second seed Garbine Muguruza claimed back-to-back Monterrey Open titles as Victoria Azarenka succumbed to injury in the final. (Report)

More sports:

Fourteen years on from his last victory at the Masters, Tiger Woods triumphed again at Augusta following a spectacular final round. (Report)

Lewis Hamilton claimed his sixth victory at the Chinese Grand Prix to move ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the Formula One drivers' standings. (Report)

Meena Kumari Maisnam clinched the gold medal in the 54 kg category to cap her fine run at the Boxing World Cup in Cologne. (Report)

Japan’s Kento Momota withstood a barrage of smashes from Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting to rally for a thrilling 10-21, 21-19, 21-13 victory in the Singapore Open final. (Report)

P. V. Sindhu surrendered without a fight to former world champion Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles semifinals to draw curtains on India’s campaign at the Singapore Open. (Report)

The Indian women’s hockey team beat Malaysia by a solitary goal to complete a 4-0 win in the five-match bilateral series. (Report)

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