How Guru Gary using cricket to keep slum kids away from drugs

How Guru Gary using cricket to keep slum kids away from drugs

Friday, 16 February 2024 | PTI | Cape Town

Notorious for drugs and crime and afflicted by large-scale poverty, the Khayelitsha township here is better known for being one of the biggest slums on the planet. But World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten is attempting to change the image for good through cricket. The idea struck him when he returned to...

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj joins New York Strikers as captain and icon player for LCT season 2

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj joins New York Strikers as captain and icon player for LCT season 2

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | New Delhi

Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was on Wednesday named New York Superstar Strikers captain and icon player for the upcoming Legends Cricket Trophy (LCT) Season 2. Yuvraj will lead the team comprising the likes of Babar Azam, Rashid Khan, Keiron Pollard, Imam Ul Haq, Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Asif...

India stun China 3-2 in BATC women's competition with Sindhu making winning return

India stun China 3-2 in BATC women's competition with Sindhu making winning return

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | Shah Alam (Malaysia)

Two-time Olympic-medallist P V Sindhu made a winning return from a lengthy injury lay-off as India stunned formidable China 3-2 in the women's competition of the Badminton Asia Team Championships here on Wednesday. With just two teams in Group W, India were assured of a knock-out round berth even before their...

South Africa reaches 220 for 6 at stumps on Day 1 against New Zealand

South Africa reaches 220 for 6 at stumps on Day 1 against New Zealand

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | AP | Hamilton (New Zealand)

Rachin Ravindra took three wickets and slammed the brakes on South Africa’s scoring to give New Zealand a slight edge Tuesday on the first day of the second cricket test. Ravindra claimed the key middle-order wickets of Zubayr Hamza, Keegan Petersen and David Bedingham and bowled 21 overs at a cost...

Tamim left out of BCB central contracts list

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | Dhaka

Out-of-favour Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been excluded from the BCB’s central contracts list for 2024, putting a question mark on the veteran cricketer’s international future. Former captain Tamim, who had retired from international cricket in July last year, had reversed his decision within 24 hours after Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh...

India oldest Test cricketer Dattajirao Gaekwad dies

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | New Delhi

India’s oldest Test cricketer and former captain Dattajirao Gaekwad died on Tuesday due to age-related ailments. Gaekwad, who was the father of former India opener and national coach Aunshuman Gaekwad, was 95. He breathed his last early this morning after battling for life in the ICU of a Baroda hospital for the...

It is not that you will not see rank turners going forward, says Kuldeep

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | Rajkot

India spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Tuesday said that rank turners might come into play in the ongoing Test battle against England but admitted that sporting tracks, like the ones seen in the first two games, are “good for cricket”. The two sides have assembled here for the third Test starting at...

Joseph, Hunter win ICC player of the month awards

Wednesday, 14 February 2024 | PTI | Dubai

Latest pace sensation Shamar Joseph on Tuesday became the first West Indian to win the Men’s ICC Player of the Month award for his heroics in the Australia Test series. Ireland’s explosive young batter Amy Hunter claimed the honour in the women’s category after her dominance against Zimbabwe. The ICC revealed the...

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