Indian bowlers focus on building workload ahead of WTC final against Australia
The Indian cricket team is focussing on building workload for the bowlers, who had an extensive run in the IPL, ahead of the World Test Championship final against Australia starting on June 7 at The Oval. In the bowling department, while the likes of Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Jaydev...
ICC top brass seeks PCB assurances that it will send team to India for ODI World Cup31 May 2023 | PTI
Sameer, Kiran, Ashmita enter main draw of Thailand Open31 May 2023 | PTI
Satwik-Chirag pair achieves career-best ranking31 May 2023 | PTI
We could face sort of similarities at Oval to what we had in India: Smith on potential spin threat ahead of WTC final31 May 2023 | PTI
Ravindra Jadeja proved fairy tales exist in sport, says Stephen Fleming30 May 2023 | PTI
Hardik Pandya could have been valuable addition for India in WTC final: Ponting30 May 2023 | PTI
Sindhu, Srikanth eye good show in Thailand30 May 2023 | PTI
ICC expecting full crowds for at least first four days of WTC final
The International Cricket Council is expecting a sell-out crowd for at least the first four days of the World Test Championship final between India and Australia at The Oval in London from June 7. The ICC has also kept a reserve day for the title clash if weather plays spoilsport. "We have...
Kohli joins Team India training ahead of WTC final
Batting mainstay Virat Kohli joined the national team's training session on Monday at the picturesque Arundel Castle Cricket Club along with left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat, who seemed to have recovered from left shoulder injury. India will play Australia at the Oval in the one-off Test from June 7 to 11. The...
WTC Final: Ponting picks both Jadeja and Ashwin in playing XI
Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes that India will play both Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin in the World Test Championship final against Australia, starting June 7. Ponting, a three-time ODI World Cup winner, also reckons that India should try out left-handed batter-keeper Ishan Kishan for the marquee match scheduled at...
Anderson, Robinson expected to be fit for England's Ashes bid
England head coach Brendon McCullum expects James Anderson and Ollie Robinson to be fit for the Ashes clash with Australia despite ruling the pace bowlers out of this week's Test against Ireland. Anderson strained his groin while on Lancashire duty and Robinson suffered an ankle issue playing for Sussex earlier this...
BWF extends ban on ‘spin serve'
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to extend the ban on the new 'spin serve' until the conclusion of the Paris Olympics and Paralympic Games next year. The ruling will be applied from the Thailand Open Super 500 tournament starting in Bangkok on Tuesday. Ahead of the Sudirman Cup, the...
Djoker battles into French Open 2nd round
Novak Djokovic started his bid for a men's record 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a straight-sets victory over Aleksandar Kovacevic in the French Open first round on Monday. Two-time Roland Garros champion Djokovic held off a late rally from his American opponent on Court Philippe Chatrier to clinch a 6-3,...
Chelsea hire Pochettino as new club manager
Chelsea hired Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager on Monday as the Argentine accepted the daunting task of reviving the troubled Premier League club. Pochettino agreed a two-year contract with an option for an additional year and will return to the Premier League four years after being sacked by Chelsea's London...