Virat Kohli indicates ‘mini transition’ of pace unit in near future

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Christchurch : The Indian pace bowlers aren’t getting any younger and team’s think-tank realises the need to get the next crop of speed merchants ready in the near future, said skipper Virat Kohli. While Jasprit Bumrah is expected to lead the pace pack for many more years, Ishant Sharma, who will be 32 this year […]

Novak Djokovic bamboozles Karen Khachanov with drop shots in Dubai

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Dubai : Novak Djokovic used a dizzying array of drop shots to make short work of Karen Khachanov at the Dubai Open on Thursday, reaching the semi-finals with a dominant 6-2 6-2 win over the Russian seventh seed. The victory extended the Serbian world number one’s unbeaten start to the season to 16 matches and […]

Women’s T20 World Cup : India post a below-par 133-8 against New Zealand

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Melbourne : Put in to bat, India posted a below-par 133 for eight against New Zealand in a crucial group A match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Thursday. Opener Shafali top-scored with a 34-ball 46, while Taniya Bhatia chipped in with a 25-ball 23 but India frittered away a solid start […]

Women’s T20 World Cup : India seek hat-trick of wins in clash against New Zealand

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Melbourne : On a high after two easy victories on the trot, including one against defending champion Australia, the Indian women’s cricket will aim to inch closer to a semifinal berth when it takes on New Zealand in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Thursday, February 27. The Indians have hardly broken a […]

Don’t think being cautious will help us : Virat Kohli to teammates

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Wellington : Indian captain Virat Kohli has exhorted his batsmen to shun ultra-defensive approach heading into the must-win second Test against New Zealand, saying it “never pays off” on overseas tours. India was thrashed by 10 wickets in the opening Test at the Basin Reverse, failing to go past 200 in both their innings on […]

India lose opening Test by 10 wickets, New Zealand go 1-0 ahead

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Wellington : New Zealand beat India by 10 wickets in the opening Test, finishing the game with one full day and a half to spare for a 1-0 lead in the two-match series here on Monday. New Zealand knocked off the required nine runs in 1.4 overs. Resuming on overnight 144 for four in their […]

‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja is my favourite cricketer : Ashton Agar

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Melbourne : Australia’s hat-trick hero Ashton Agar has described “rockstar” Ravindra Jadeja as his favourite player and said a chat with the India spin-bowling all-rounder has helped him to turn things around. The 26-year-old Agar has revealed how a chat with Jadeja during Australia’s ODI tour of India last month inspired him ahead of his […]

P V Sindhu wins third successive ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award

Friday, February 21st, 2020

New Delhi: World champion shuttler P V Sindhu on Thursday won the ESPN’s ‘Female Sportsperson of the Year’ award for a third consecutive time while young shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged the honour in the male category. Saurabh won a total of five World Cup gold medals two in the men’s 10m air pistol and another […]

Me and Virat have similar views on the game : Williamson

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Wellington : Chalk and cheese they might be when it comes to their on-field personas but that has not come in the way of Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson forming a mutual admiration club. The fierce Kohli and the mostly calm Williamson admire and respect each other as cricketers and more importantly as human beings. […]

FIH Pro League : Manpreet Singh to lead India against Australia

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

New Delhi : Manpreet Singh will lead India in the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against world no.2 Australia, a 24-member team for which was announced by Hockey India on Tuesday. Harmanpreet Singh will shoulder the duties of the vice-captain in the matches, scheduled to take place on February 21 and 22 at the Kalinga […]

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